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Former NASA employee, Katrina Parrot, launches a new app called iDiversicons, which is filled with…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Courtney Connley | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Though many of tech's most successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts — Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Michael Dell, just to name a few — a degree can goes long way when it comes to starting a business.  Whether it's because of a strong business...
From: Business Insider | By: Madeline Stone | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I am very happy about last night’s True Blood, even if Ted Cruz isn't.
From: Geekosystem | By: Carolyn Cox | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The only three lenses you need for travel photography anywhere in the world are a fisheye lens, a 50mm, and a 135mm (or similar telephoto). You can agree and finish this article right here, or you can read on to see exactly why I would choose only these...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Phillip VanNostrand | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Michelle Bachmann is calling for “Americanization” labor camps for illegal immigrant children – or so read the headline on liberal media outlet Think Progress. The Michelle Bachmann hoax story has gone viral, leaving the Center for America Progress...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara Dodrill | Monday, July 28, 2014
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ReadWriteBuilders is a series of interviews with developers, designers and other architects of the programmable future.For a 100-person company founded in 2009, the tech firm Cloudflare certainly seems to have an outsized impact on the Internet.Shortly...
From: Read Write Web | By: Jodi Mardesich | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A longer version of this article, with commentary, was released in one of our sister publications, Planetsave, on Sunday, July 27. Scientific American has raised an issue that’s been puzzling environmental and climate scientists since the beginnings...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Producer Cassian Elwes and Black List founder Franklin Leonard have launched the second year of the Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowship, which is awarded to one unrepresented writer whose lifetime writing earnings have not exceeded $5,000....
From: The Wrap | By: Jeff Sneider | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Hey, remember that stupid, incredibly ham-handed, and only-an-drooling-idiot-would-fall-for-it Rathergate scandal? The post In which we revisit Rathergate, and the bad movie about to be made of it. appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | By: ( | Monday, July 28, 2014
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For many people living with this common disease, the most debilitating symptoms are shame and isolation....
From: The Atlantic | By: Jon Fortenbury | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A few months ago, the international food manufacturing giant General Mills was branded a "clear laggard" by climate activists for not doing enough to cut its carbon footprint. Oxfam International accused the company of dragging its feet on reducing so-called...
From: Mother Jones | By: James West | Monday, July 28, 2014
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It's time for the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual meeting. Good luck getting in on the action. The post Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy And You’re Not Invited appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A NY court has made a startling decision that has left this mom reeling.The post There Is No Such Thing as “Reasonable Use of Force” When It Comes to Spanking appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Monica Bielanko | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Time after time, Obama belies his carbon emissions words with his carbon enabling deeds. This time, oil leases.
From: AmericaBlog | By: Gaius Publius | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The New York Times’ “Haggler” column is a standard consumer problem-solving column like many newspapers have, but backed with the brand recognition and vast readership of the NYT. A recent column about a financing dispute between a Texas woman...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Monday, July 28, 2014
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About 77 million Americans have a debt in collections,  a new report finds. That amounts to 35 percent of consumers with credit files or data reported to a major credit bureau, according to the study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute and Encore...
From: Washington Post | By: Jonnelle Marte | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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It's time for our foreign policy to return to first principles.
From: Reason | By: A. Barton Hinkle | Monday, July 28, 2014
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When last we saw the Chiefs, they were squandering a 28-point second-half lead at Indianapolis in the wild-card round. All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles was concussed, as was Pro-Bowl corner Brandon Flowers. And so was starting receiver Donnie Avery....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Andy Behrens | Monday, July 28, 2014
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* Have you heard that Staci invited Justice Ginsburg to her wedding? [TIME] * The Fourth Circuit welcomes Virginia to the fold of marriage equality. [National Law Journal] * What might be the biggest insider trading case ever hinges on Greenberg Traurig....
From: Above the Law | By: Joe Patrice | Monday, July 28, 2014
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As always, this column has been edited from its original running time for length and sanity. Parental guidance is advised.
From: Kissing Suzy Kobler | By: Sarah Sprague | Monday, July 28, 2014
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In what is becoming an increasingly common strategy for politicians seeking support of the left-leaning Internet community, democratic congressional candidate Christina Gagnier from California’s 35th district (Inland Empire) has decided to accept...
From: Pando Daily | By: Michael Carney | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Adventure Time, pretty colors, handmade bouquets, and MINGLO — these two know what we like! You'll also swoon over the ombre cake, the unplanned ceremony make-out session, sweet letters to the bridesmaids, and the big dash to the door during "Bohemian...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Forty years after Watergate, it's easy to imagine we know all there is to know about Tricky Dick. Two new books show how wrong that is....
From: The Atlantic | By: Evan Thomas | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Brett Gardner, who hit two homers, has figured out the Texas ace Yu Darvish, but the rest of the team hasn’t as the Rangers defeated the Yankees on Monday....
From: New York Times | By: RANDY JENNINGS | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Federal authorities said Monday that a North Texas man had been arrested and charged with sending over 500 letters containing a white powder to schools, government offices, day care centers, and other locations across the U.S. and around the world....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Oklahoma and Houston will open the 2016 college football season in the Advocare Texas Kickoff at Houston's NRG Stadium, a source told ESPN.com.
From: ESPN | By: Brett McMurphy | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web....
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The brief observance took place Monday at HUD headquarters and was administered by Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia....
From: Fox News | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I own a house in TX that currently doesn't have a resident. Due to some issues that don't really matter for this question, the power got disconnected July 1. 4 weeks later, I assume the situation is dire. What is the best thing to do? Dispose of the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: emilisha | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I never thought the day would come when I could look at the backseats of my car and not see one speck of trash. The post 5 Ways I’ve Managed to Keep a Clean Car with 3 Kids appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Jacinda | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Cops raid the wrong house, shots are fired...You know where this is going, right? It's another innocent person plugged by police officers who can't read street addresses, or another sleepy homeowner charged with murder for shooting an intruder who happened...
From: Reason | By: J.D. Tuccille | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The model and Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was spotted dining with the NBA star in Los Angeles
From: People | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A municipal worker who got stung by an estimated 1,000 bees while mowing a park lawn on Thursday (July 24) was in stable condition.
From: Fox News | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, both GOP presidential aspirants, recently had what one might call a frank exchange of views on foreign policy. After Paul wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal opposing further intervention in Iraq,...
From: Reason | By: Reason.com | Monday, July 28, 2014
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It’s not all that unusual to fall asleep with your smartphone under your pillow: they make fine alarm clocks, and can hold so much important information that you don’t want it out of your reach, even while unconscious. Yet a Samsung smartphone woke...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Monday, July 28, 2014
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If you guessed: “A lot of kicking,” from the above headline, you’d be right. A pair of accused robbers picked the wrong gas station clerk to mess with in Houston — unless they somehow decided to tussle with a semi-professional mixed martial arts...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Welcoming our new robot chauffeurs
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Monday, July 28, 2014
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After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea and a 2,200-mile-long road trip wrapped in damp blankets in the back of a pickup truck a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas this week for a major cleaning....
From: Fox News | Monday, July 28, 2014
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It almost happened, everybody: the perfect marriage of unhinged player and untethered town, the match of talent and spotlight and hedonism that the NFL hasn't seen since Joe Namath in the early '70s. Johnny Manziel was almost a Cowboy. You remember draft...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jay Busbee | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Texas senator convinces all of his enemies to praise his intellect. Here's why they're wrong -- and should stop...
From: Salon.com | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Conor Oberst in Chicago in May (more by James Richards IV) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Conor Oberst, Dawes @ Central Park Summerstage The brains behind the...
From: Brooklyn Vegan | By: brooklynvegan | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The Boston Red Sox signed veteran outfielder Andres Torres last month to add some organizational...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Speeding tickets are about as much fun as a combination math test and root canal. This teen with the Sith-style Mustang was pulled over in Montgomery County, Texas, and managed to have an already lousy situation get much worse. Though it could have been...
From: Jalopnik | By: Jason Torchinsky | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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For the 24 Hours of LeMons’ fifth visit to the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, we started things off with inspections of some strange-O engine-swapped machinery on Friday, then ran one long race session that started on Saturday morning and...
From: Car and Driver | By: Murilee Martin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Already friends with bad boy Justin Bieber, the Jenner girls have shown the world that they’re into hanging out with rebellious men. Kendall, 18, and her little sister… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Francesca Bacardi - Evening Editor | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Failed States is the title of a book by artist Jill Magid, and it is also the title of her 1993 Mercedes 300TE station wagon, which she had armored to B4 level protection, and exhibited last year at the Texas State Capitol:In training [in Texas to embed...
From: Daddy Types | By: greg | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Oh man, can you BELIEVE Comic-Con is over already?!? It went by in such a flash! Well, if you're sad that it's over, have no fear, because we have a whoooole bunch of EXCLUSIVE! interviews with all the stars of your favorite shows! From Ian Somerhalder...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Texas teen Ariel Tolfree received a rude awakening when her Samsung galaxy S4 smartphone caught fire overnight, as she slept next to it, according to a new report. This incident is the latest in a string of Samsung-related battery fires. ”The whole...
From: Mashable | By: Katie Sola | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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On Monday, Nebraska Republican Senate nominee Ben Sasse urged President Barack Obama to fly to Central America and directly—and unambiguously—tell Central Americans that America will not give migrants amnesty if they make it across the U.S.-Mexico...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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