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Donald Trump has a lot of things to say about global warming. He's called it an urgent problem, and he's called it a hoax. He's claimed it's a scam invented by the Chinese, and he's denied that he ever said that. He's promised to "cancel" the historic...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jeremy Schulman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Members of the Marine Algae Industrialization Consortium (MAGIC), led by Duke University in North Carolina, have published an open-access paper in the journal Oceanography presenting the large-scale industrial cultivation of marine microalgae (ICMM)...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Solar power harnessed from outer space could be the key to humanity's survival
From: Salon.com | By: Diane Stopyra | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Around the time he started his freshman year at Florida State University last year, Austin Harrouff used his phone to jot down notes resembling reminders and to-do lists. But by this August, his iPhone had become a near-daily outlet for statements and...
From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | By: Samuel Howard | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This essay is part of a new report from the Center for Opportunity Urbanism titled "The Texas Way of Urbanism". Download the entire report here. For decades, as many U.S. cities declined, and others became overly exclusive, cities in Texas evolved...
From: New Geography | By: Scott Beyer | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s effort to recount the vote in states Donald Trump closely won continued this weekend after a brief stutter-stop where Stein said she ended, but then resumed her efforts to push a recount in Pennsylvania....
From: The Root | By: Danielle Belton | Monday, December 5, 2016
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From man-boobs to Rachel Maddow controversies to the best (and yet most disappointing!) vote total in history, we followed the party’s historic year
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Read More Better Than Texas Roadhouse Rolls ~ Fluffy, buttery, tender supper rolls … I have a difficult time thinking this, yet worth a shot! Read More 21Christmas Cookies for Kids! To Bake and Decorate !! Fun and Easy Christmas Coo … Read More Slow...
From: Tartelette | By: My Tartelette Editor | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Texas' governor, backed by the Kochs, wants the Constitution amended to balance the budget, elevate corporate power
From: Salon.com | By: Jim Hightower | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Draya Michele is finally letting fans get a glimpse of her infant son Jru after months of keeping him hidden. After a picture of the tiny tot was posted, Draya got some feedback she probably wasn’t expecting, but the former BBWLA star is already responding....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Shaunee Flowers | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Supreme Court may not strike down Roe v. Wade, but abortion foes have other ways to criminalize pregnancy
From: Salon.com | By: Eesha Pandit | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Emergency personnel in Texas responded to a report of at least two cars trapped in a massive sink hole in Sunday night.
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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To make a long story short, I moved in with an acquaintance of mine from my graduate program and her fiancé in May. It was fine at first, but it has been a nightmare the past couple months and I decided to move into a studio of my own. Some of the things...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: achloha | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Hours after Iraan High School won a state football quarterfinal, a bus carrying cheerleaders and their sponsors was struck on a highway, leaving one dead.
From: New York Times | By: JERÉ LONGMAN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Teen Mom 2 star Chelsea Houska is preparing to welcome her second baby in February, and already has her post-pregnancy weight loss plan in the works. The 25-year-old has been keeping fans updated via social media as her baby bump continues to grow. However,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Carrie Parker | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Texas Rule Gets it Right *Warning – the following is at times graphic and may not be suitable for some readers. A new rule has been adopted to amend a Texas provision that regulates the treatment and disposition of fetal tissue. The amended code...
From: Red State | Friday, December 2, 2016
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A century ago, millions of Americans banded together in defense of white, Christian America and traditional morality—and most of their compatriots turned a blind eye to the Ku Klux Klan.
From: The Atlantic | By: Joshua Rothman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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We start the new week with Alex Hunting, a young London-based art director who specialises in editorial projects. As well as being art director of Rapha’s Mondial magazine and design director of Avaunt, Alex is a consultant art director for the International...
From: Mag Culture | By: Jeremy Leslie | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Super bantamweight contenders Danny “The Baby Face Assasin” Roman (21-2-1, 7 KO’) from Los Angeles and Adam “Mantequilla” Lopez (16-0-1,8 KOs), of San Antonio, Texas, will face-off on January 20th for a possible shot at the 122 pound WBA title,...
From: Fightnews | By: Togorashi | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Minneapolis singer and rapper spent her early life deep in the Pentecostal church — and shut away from secular music. When she moved to Houston, Texas, everything changed.
From: NPR | By: NPR Staff | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A few weeks ago, Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, delivered a rousing speech in Treviso, a small business hub in the north of the country. “If you want this country to change—not for me, not for you, but for the sake of our children—if you...
From: New Yorker | By: E. P. Licursi | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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This week’s dog news stories are about the heart of a Good Samaritan and the unconditional love from a service dog in a “toy” package. Months ago, the Jones family of seven was evicted from their home. In an effort to help struggling kin, strangers...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Monday, December 5, 2016
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**Abraham Lincoln:** [State of the Union Address](http://www.infoplease.com/t/hist/state-of-the-union/73.html): "Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives... >In the midst of unprecedented political troubles we have cause of great...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Stories that inspire others to generate bitcoins for the victims of socialism and legal representation for cellphone Romeos.
From: Reason | By: Katherine Mangu-Ward | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Fox viewers might have noticed that Harris Faulkner has been missing recently from her usual place on Outnumbered. The reason for this is because her mother passed away around two weeks ago from lung cancer, and Faulkner been taking some time off for...
From: Mediaite | By: Ken Meyer | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The congressional committee established to investigate an imagined black market for fetal tissue recommended Thursday that attorneys general pursue criminal charges against a Texas Planned Parenthood, along with several other health care providers and...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Friday, December 2, 2016
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We found a miniature bust. Who is this person?Cat included for scale. At first we thought it might be a famous Texan, but the hair's not right for Davy Crockett and it doesn't seem to match up with Sam Houston, Jim Bowie, etc. The only other busts in...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Ndwright | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. President-elect Donald Trump's message for the nation's senior military leadership is ambiguously unambiguous. Here is he on 60 Minutes just days after the election. Trump: "We have some great generals....
From: Mother Jones | By: Andrew Bacevich | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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This is fairly suspicious… David Mueller — you know, the former radio DJ who is at the center of the ongoing controversy that he allegedly grabbed Taylor Swift inappropriately back stage one day in 2013 — did a radio interview on the iHeart Radio...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The 2016 Major League Baseball winter meetings will run from Sunday through Thursday in National Harbor, Maryland, and trade buzz is picking up as general managers get ready to intensify discussions regarding some of the sport's biggest names. From...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Alec Nathan | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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This week, Texas passed controversial new rules regarding the disposal of aborted fetal remains. According to The Satanic Temple, the requirements violate the religious freedom of the group’s members. The new Texas rules (not laws, mind you, as they...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Ramirez | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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OXON HILL, Md. – Once Carlos Beltran agreed Saturday to a one-year deal with the Astros, he was removed as an option for the Yankees. But it also eliminated Houston as a suitor for Edwin Encarnacion. If the Red Sox are to be believed and are not going...
From: New York Post | By: Joel Sherman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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If David Ortiz had his choice, it’s likely Edwin Encarnacion would be wearing a Boston Red Sox uniform in 2017.... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Friday, December 2, 2016
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New American Airlines uniforms are reportedly causing hives, rashes and other health problems. USA Today reports that a vast number of employees apparently started suffering health problems soon after the new uniforms were rolled out. As a result, the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Glenn Hadley | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Cleveland Cavaliers first three-game losing streak of the season has LeBron James declaring the defending champs have “got to get out of the honeymoon stage” and find a way to go back on the attack. “You’ve got to play the game the right...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Glenn Minnis | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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8 a.m. ET: The New England Patriots’ season starts anew without tight end Rob Gronkowski at 1 p.m. ET. Gronkowski... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Doug Kyed | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Selena Gomez is back in the spotlight after taking a 90-day career hiatus earlier this year and on Friday, the “Same Old Love” singer was spotted shopping in Santa Monica, California — in her pajamas. According to a new report, Selena Gomez looked...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay Cronin | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The first week of December is typically an optimistic time for all 30 Major League Baseball teams because it marks the start of the winter meetings, where club executives and agents discuss potential deals. There was a storm cloud hanging over this year's...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Adam Wells | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Omar Vizquel will be on Hall of Fame ballots for the first time in 2017. In all likelihood, he’ll still be there when I become eligible to vote a few years later (This is my sixth year in the BBWAA, so I have four to go). The defensive whiz will receive...
From: Fan Graphs | By: David Laurila | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The VP-elect holds sway over Cabinet, soothes conservatives.
From: Politico | By: Andrew Restuccia | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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In difficult times, local climate action offers solace -- as does a favorite sandwich.
From: Grist | By: Chip Giller | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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A day after Black Friday — and its best Thanksgiving sales day ever — Deny Designs decided to do something radical: Stop discounts for two days. The theory was that a sale wasn't necessary, especially after offering a 50 percent discount for four...
From: Denver Post | By: Tamara Chuang | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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GTM Squared will live-stream the U.S. Energy Storage Summit on December 7 and 8 from San Francisco. Join GTM Squared today to get exclusive access to the two-day broadcast, as well as the event's video on-demand. See the complete agenda for Day 1 and...
From: Greentech Media | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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ATLANTA — When a guitarist breaks into an impromptu solo in the middle of a band's No. 1 hit in front of a packed house, you still know how the song will end. It's the path to get there that leaves you intrigued. Alabama was that guitarist Saturday...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Barrett Sallee | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Last week’s upwards price trend in the oil market has shifted stock market sentiment to positive. Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, indicators which opened the week bearish trended northwards by mid-week and sustained uptrend till Friday, driving the All...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Carlos Beltran signed with the Astros for a year and $16 million. There is probably plenty to say about this! There’s stuff to say about Beltran so far managing to defy the nature of aging. There’s stuff to say about the Astros being almost overloaded...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Jeff Sullivan | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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As more news about what sparked Kanye's nervous breakdown comes to light, rapper J.Cole breaks his silence and has some words for Yeezy.  He doesn't seem to be beefing with Wale though like folks thought. Plus, who knew Bill Murray was a Lupe Fiasco...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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On December 19th, the five hundred and thirty-eight members of the Electoral College will meet to formally pick the President. Each elector is pledged to support the candidate chosen by his home state’s voters, and by custom this always happens. But...
From: New Yorker | By: Benjamin Wallace-Wells | Friday, December 2, 2016
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