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Services like Silvercar, Uber, and pay-to-play airline VIP programs help keep the new aristocracy away from the rabble...
From: The Atlantic | By: Ian Bogost | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The bill, signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, bans abortions after the midpoint of a pregnancy, with no exception to cases of rape or incest....
From: Time | By: Laura Stampler | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Watch all the videos because they are worth your time. I promise.
From: The Big Lead | By: Stephen Douglas | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Mississippi will ban abortions after more than 20 weeks of pregnancy from July, joining other conservative U.S. states that have placed restrictions on the procedure. The U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide in 1973 but the practice still...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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I just found out my dad has pulmonary fibrosis. He and I are both too young to deal with this. Help?My dad told me yesterday that he has pulmonary fibrosis and is going to Houston this weekend to be put on a lung transplant list. I looked up the prognosis...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: quincunx | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In Mississippi, abortions after 18 weeks are banned, while Oklahoma doctors will have to follow outdated protocols when prescribing abortion drugs.
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The long decline of the decentralist political tradition
From: Reason | By: John McClaughry | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Even a powerful “mind” like Watson needs regular checkups. Mike Rhodin, senior vice president for IBM’s Watson Group, was in Austin Wednesday meeting with staff in the group’s emerging technologies and strategies departments. The Texas capital...
From: Xconomy | By: Angela Shah | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Texas woman reportedly lost half her body weight in three years with exercise and generally healthy eating habits rather locking herself into a strict dietary program. Teena Henson, now 54, weighed 332 lbs. in March 2011; she now weighs 166 and wears...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Robert Jonathan | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Mother Nature doesn't care about Earth Day -- at least, any more than any other day of the year. Every day is Earth Day in her book, and every day should be a day global citizens treat the rivers, forests, plains, deserts, oceans...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian O'Connell | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Tis been some time since we’ve received a memo from Grey, but the agency’s New York CEO Michael Houston has sent out one regarding the brand’s new relationship with coffee staple, Folgers, this week. As a result of taking on assignments for the...
From: Media Bistro | By: Kiran Aditham | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Consumption is the bedrock upon which essentially all of economics is built. We assume that all economic activity is aimed at creating consumption (defined broadly to include the value of leisure time, and non-market factors such as clean air.) Of...
From: Econlog | By: Scott Sumner | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Industry campaign cash flows to pro-bank activists in Congress, yielding big returns.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Daniel Wagner | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Hoisington Investment Management – Quarterly Review and Outlook, First Quarter 2014 John Mauldin April 23, 2014     In today’s Outside the Box, Lacy Hunt and Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment have the temerity to point out that since the...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: John Mauldin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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By Jason Bittel Oh, Canada… : The Canadian government has de-listed the humpback whale! So good to hear that the animals are doing so well that they no longer need protections! If only it were, true. Alas, Canada’s quiet-as-a-mouse de-listing of...
From: OnEarth Magazine | By: Jason Bittel | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has linked a different player to the Baltimore Ravens in each of his previous four mock drafts. In his first two, he gave them two playmakers: Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans and North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron....
From: ESPN | By: Jamison Hensley | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In case you haven't heard, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy went off about "the Negro" in an interview with the New York Times, forcing some of his conservative defenders to condemn the comments....
From: Mediaite | By: Andrew Kirell | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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An elephant logo, elephant origami, and of course, an African Mammal museum backdrop: all perfect for this bride and her "elefante!" Add in their love of music and sports and the bride's gorgeous princess dress, and you'll be in animal-themed wedding...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Was the real villain a faulty wire? ON THE morning of December 23rd 1991 a fire destroyed a home in Corsicana, Texas shared by Cameron Todd Willingham, his wife and their three daughters. The fire killed the girls; Mrs Willingham was at the Salvation...
From: The Economist | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As everyone knows, Taco Bell’s deeply authentic Mexican roots go back to the company’s humble beginnings in 1843 as Taco Campana, a family business selling flatbreads to hungry travelers outside of Hermosilo. For more than 150 years, the Bell has...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Awards Watch will commence ranking the candidates for Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year in each league next Thursday, May 1. As happens every year, those early rankings will prompt some readers to protest that it is too early in the...
From: Sports Illustrated | By: Cliff Corcoran | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Bundy Ranch owner Cliven Bundy made a series of racially charged statements in a press conference Saturday that have his top political supporters now distancing themselves from the man some backers have compared to Rosa Parks and Mahatma Gandhi. The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Coming to Dallas, Texas, starting my book tour with a trip to Lockhart Smokehouse BBQ.
From: David Lebovitz | By: David | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The professional wrestler's plea was recorded last July but has gone wide on the Internet this week
From: People | By: Alex Heigl | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry says he needs prep
From: NPR | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Skeletal remains found inside a truck recovered from a North Texas lake belongs to Helen Holladay, a woman who disappeared 35 years ago after an argument with her husband....
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The sport isn't in decline. Football isn't more competitive. So why do people say otherwise?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Allen Barra | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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For Sydney + Greg’s fun-filled wedding, they chose Sydney’s beloved grandmother’s house as their venue. Perhaps it’s Sydney fun-natured personality, or just
From: DIY Bride | By: Jennie | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Taxpayers owe Houston public employees nearly a half-billion dollars for unused time off.
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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[MUSIC: The Diplomats of Solid Sound, “Plenty Nasty” (from Plenty Nasty)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey podcast listeners. Our new book, Think Like a Freak, is out on May 12. Visit Freakonomics.com to learn more or pre-order a copy – or 100 copies, if...
From: New York Times | By: Freakonomics | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Virus Shield app was an offering in the Google Play store that eventually reached the number one sales rank, but unfortunately, customers who purchased it were unwittingly falling victim to the lure of a fake anti-virus app. Over 10,000 people downloaded...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sorcha Szczerbiak | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Texas State coach Ty Harrington earned his 500th Division I victory with the Bobcats' 2-0 win over Baylor on Wednesday night.
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his first goal of the Major League Soccer season, added a second before halftime and then capped his hat trick by converting a penalty kick in the second half....
From: New York Times | By: NYT | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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DiscoveryMaking graphene work for real-world devicesFundamental research in phonon scattering helps researchers design graphene materials for applications An illustration of multilayer graphene supported on an amorphous SiO2 substrate.Credit and Larger...
From: The Sietch Blog | By: The Naib | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of his wheelchair to beat two of his roommates to death faces a capital murder charge....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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DALLAS (AP) - Anaheim Ducks defenseman Stephane Robidas is ready for another long rehab after breaking his right leg again. At least he will not need surgery this time....
From: Sports Illustrated | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Country queen Miranda Lambert‘s transformation is as big as her native Texas! In the past four months, the wife of singer and The Voice coach Blake Shelton has shrunk as her fame has grown by giving up good ol’ …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Kaitlin Menza | Monday, April 21, 2014
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Watch our interview from tonight’s show on the Bureau off Land Management possibly targeting 90,000 acres of Texas land and sound off!The post VIDEO: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott ‘On the Record’ appeared first on Gretawire....
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf will not play Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first-round series against the Dallas Stars due to an upper-body injury.
From: ESPN | By: Richard Durrett | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Watch our interview with Texas rancher Ken Aderholt from tonight’s ON THE RECORD and sound off!The post VIDEO: BLM Threatens to Seize 600 Acres from One Texas Rancher appeared first on Gretawire....
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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San Antonio's comeback win gave them a 1-0 series lead over Dallas. Can the Mavericks get one back over the Spurs?
From: Sports Illustrated | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Want to read about Marvel’s plans for Guardians of the Galaxy spin-off comic books? Has more art been revealed from Mike Mitchell‘s Mondo Marvel show? Is there a new Electro video from The Amazing Spider-Man 2? How can you watch Arrow with the show’s...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Austin Mahone isn’t too thrilled that he has one less follower on Instagram. In case you haven’t heard, Selena Gomez decided to toss out all of her friends on the photo-sharing service. Unfortunately for Mahone, he was among the handful of famous...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Todd Rigney | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Texans former first round pick DeAndre Hopkins may not have had the flash of Tavon Austin or the spectacular production of Keenan Allen, but he might already be the most dangerous weapon in the 2013 class. Read on and find out how the next Andre Johnson...
From: Battle Red Blog | By: Brett Kollmann | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Well, another week goes by in Chicago and multiple people are dead and wounded, rivaling the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan numbers. The usual suspects line up in front of the sycophant press to declare a renewed war on,.......guns. The usual suspects...
From: Free Republic | By: vanity | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Warren Buffett, a self-made billionaire known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” was practically born a businessman in 1930 in Omaha, Neb. With money earned from his paper route, he made his first investment at age 11, dabbling in stocks and buying acres...
From: ABC News | By: Nicole Sawyer | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Don't mess with Texas?...
From: Salon.com | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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It’s been over four months since Gray Maynard got dropped by Nate Diaz, and that occurred just six months after he was knocked out viciously by T.J. Grant, both of which led to bleak questions about concussions, sustained head trauma and diminishing...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Chuck Mindenhall | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Ginnifer Goodwin opened up for the first time about her pregnancy and marriage to Josh Dallas. Interestingly enough, being an eight-month pregnant newlywed was not the biggest story she had to share on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday night.
From: New York Daily News | By: ZAYDA RIVERA | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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