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Colorado's Cory Gardner may have found a way to turn a blue state red by co-opting Democrats' tactics—and their message....
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Observant viewers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” may have noticed that the Comedy Central program has a new advertiser. No, not a video game or even a new flavor of Bud Light: a family-owned outfit out of Kansas is buying ad time during the...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Guest Post: We don’t do our research in libraries anymore. Soon analysts may not have to do much research at all, instead leveraging artificial intelligence to have important information delivered to them....
From: VentureBeat | By: Bastiaan Janmaat, DataFox | Friday, October 31, 2014
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MTV Shows What do you get when you cross Jersey Shore and Duck Dynasty? Slednecks, that’s what. MTV debuts its brand new reality series tonight, about a group of twenty-somethings who’ve lived their entire lives in Alaska. While…...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sad that Project Runway ended last week (and that Amanda didn’t win?!). No worries because tonight, after the reunion special, Project Runway All Stars returns with its fourth season, and Alyssa Milano returns as host! PHOTOS: Alyssa Milano and More...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Fourteen returning designers—including two winners—face off in a NYC uptown/downtown challenge.
From: Entertainment Weekly | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Covering is no longer required to succeed at the top.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Dorie Clark | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Reading between the lines, I'm guessing Viacom's sales force got eleventy-nine metric fucktons of money from Koch to run ads against TDS, and Stewart decided to show them who was boss. (more…)...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting baby number 2? Well, if we are to believe what she said during an interview with PixieWoo.com last month, then the answer is […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Alyssa Milano admits she was nervous when hosting Project Runway All Stars for the first time last season—but all that’s behind her now. In...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalene Rovenstine | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Call its strategy "Waiting for QNX."
From: Read Write Web | By: Adriana Lee | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This is a huge move for Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz. Although the two have been quietly dating for months now, Michele has only just begun to make tentative steps in showing off her dating coach boyfriend. Well, now it looks like those days are over...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Star professors can boost admissions—but can they actually teach?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Michele Willens | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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SoJonStewartandthefolksatTheDailyShowrecentlynoticedthatKochIndustriespickedupsomeadtimeduringtheshow’s11:00p.m.timeslot.KochIndustries,ifyouweren’taware,isrunbyCharlesandDavidKoch,theconservativebillionaireswhohavebeenpumpinghundredsofmillionsofdollarsintoright-wingpoliticssincetheSupremeCourt’sCitizen’sUniteddecisionessentiallykickedopenthecampaignfinancefirehydrant....
From: Warming Glow | By: dguproxx | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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On a Saturday morning in late August 2013, 10-year-old Daniel Chacon awoke early. It was hot, as mornings often are in Bordos de Agua Azul, his neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. His family was poor, barely scraping together a living by selling...
From: Business Insider | By: Jeremy Relph | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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If you’ve set a goal of Keeping Up With The Kardashians along with Kim and Khloe, you might want to invest in a big sturdy scale. Both sisters have set new weight loss goals after confessing they gained recently. And when it comes to Kim Kardashian’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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I breastfed my now 2-year-old son for the first 10 months of his life. At month four, I began to include formula in his regime if I hadn't pumped enough at work that day or was going to be separated from him for longer than usual. At month five, he started...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Not just the province of the dead and those who mourn them, cemeteries can be celebrated for all they offer the living. Europe boasts some of the most interesting and elaborate cemeteries in the world. Here are five of the most striking, all of which...
From: National Geographic | By: Jeanine Barone | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Is a lens fitting a requirement in California? If so, how much does one typically cost?I recently moved to California from Pennsylvania. I need to re-stock my supply of contact lenses, so I made an appointment with a local office and gave them my insurance...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: null14 | Friday, October 31, 2014
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One of Penny's clients stalks her, and the guys develop a crush on him.
From: Entertainment Weekly | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Bonnie and Damon try to get home, Stefan asks Caroline to help Ivy, and texting while driving has serious consequences.
From: Entertainment Weekly | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Bummer for anyone hoping there was chemistry off the dance floor: Dancing With The Stars partners Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy are not dating. Despite speculation from some steamy Instagram photos, the DWTS couple is not a couple. “We’re …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Nadine DeNinno | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The "Weekend Update" anchor has since deleted his post
From: People | Friday, October 31, 2014
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"Dr. Huxtable called. He wants his sweater back."The post A Husband Reacts to Fall Fashion Trends — and It’s Hilarious appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Kayla Moncur | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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In a format without a code of conduct, viewers drive the limits of the exploitation and privacy invasions allowed onscreen....
From: The Atlantic | By: Serena Elavia | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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"I'm sure part of them was thinking, 'Why don't we just make it a variety show?'"...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian was Stephen Colbert's guest last night. Can you guess what they discussed? "One man, one joystick—it's right there in Sega Genesis"...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The New York Times reported that the U.S. economy experienced healthy growth this quarter. Really, it was just all that new federal defense spending. Speaking of which: U.S. airstrikes are having little impact on the number of jihadist militants traveling...
From: Reason | By: Robby Soave | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A pine green air mattress floats through the Columbia University campus, climbs the steps toward the library, passes a line of reporters and a couple of girls clutching worn white pillows, and settles into the back of a crowd of students wearing hoodies...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Hess | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like...
From: SlashFilm | By: Peter Sciretta | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From: FAIL Blog | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recalls her epiphany about identity when she arrived in the United States....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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On last night’s episode of The Colbert Report, the Comedy Central host took on Gamergate, gaming’s biggest controversy. The segment also...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joshua Rivera | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Our first installment of reader commentary on Sam Harris’ Waking Up addressed the question of the self’s existence – or lack thereof. More emails along those lines here and here. Many of the following do the same, while offering clarifications...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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American Dad has enlisted the vocal services of Dean Norris. The Breaking Bad alum and Under the Dome star will...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It was bad enough that Missy, John, and Keith ate all the rice at their previous tribe. But then they...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The“TreehouseOfHorror”episodesofTheSimpsons areoneofthefinestHalloweentraditionsaround.The25thentryrecentlyaired,andtohonortheoccasion,I’mrankingeveryepisodeintheseriesfromworsttobest.Will“TreehouseOfHorrorV”takethecakeonthestrengthof“TheShinning,”orwillHomer’striptothethirddimensiontakethetophonor?...
From: Warming Glow | By: johnnysugar | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Stars D Trevor Daley discusses his time with the Stars and what 700 games with the team means to him....
From: ESPN | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting is living the dream right now. From marrying her husband Ryan Sweeting on New Year Eve’s to making $1 million per episode on The Big Bang Theory, Kaley has another achievement to add to her list! The …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Teresa Roca | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Media frenzy over the Catholic Church's "revolutionary" stance on science are misplaced....
From: The Atlantic | By: Kara Gordon | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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When season six of The Vampire Diaries began, it seemed bad enough for Bonnie and Damon to be stuck in...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Samantha Highfill | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The couple wondered whether Dale really had the idol he promised in exchange for a save
From: People | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Elsa Mars’ act is bringing in some very interesting people. Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka (HIMYM fans may know him as Scooter) have just signed on for guest roles on American Horror Story: Freak Show, while Lily Rabe is set to reprise...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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By CEO and Founder Nicki Gilmour Nicki Gilmour, CEO of theglasshammer.com welcomed 250 women to theglasshammer.com ’s 5th Annual Women in Technology event last Thursday night at the auditorium at American Express. Guests enjoyed an amazing evening...
From: Glass Hammer | By: No Byline | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Paul Hain is an organic farmer in San Benito County who is involved in a campaign to raise awareness of the impacts that fracking....
From: Grist | By: Tara Lohan | Friday, October 31, 2014
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We might be blocked from seeing what lies beneath the surface, but we know it’s formidable and chilling.
From: The Millions | By: Matt Seidel | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Into that good night(click to view full) The 5th-generation F-22A Raptor fighter program has been the subject of fierce controversy, with advocates and detractors aplenty. On the one hand, the aircraft offers full stealth, revolutionary radar and sensor...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Joe Katzman | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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"God ordained that it is one man and one joystick"...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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"If they were evil, could a baby agree to appear in one of their advertisements?"...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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For more than five years I’ve kept a tally of mister brand names—Mr. Tea, Mr. Bra, Mr. Noodle, Mr. Handyman, et al. Lately, I’ve discovered that “mister” is démodé: all the cool generic brands have gone to grad school and earned doctorates....
From: Fritinancy | By: Nancy Friedman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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