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For his Christmas party in Milan, fashion designer Philipp Plein took his 400 employees to the circus. He donned a red nose and performed magic tricks with Zippo the Clown while staff dined among lions and scantily clad tamers. To see Plein dressed in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you’re a fan of TLC shows, family drama, or just good old reality television, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the the Duggar family. And if you’re not, you’ve probably heard of them anyway, but why? Who is the Duggar Family from 19 Kids and Counting?...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ruth Kinane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A new book argues that the giving patterns of today’s wealthy may present challenges to the democratic process.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The rise of faith-based counseling in America’s most Christian regions has brought the clash over religious liberties to the therapist’s couch.
From: The Atlantic | By: Angela Almeida | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second year of the Legacy wing features a batch of stars from a bygone era that you may not be familiar with. We're here to help.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“The best way to fight back is with a strong, sustained effort to drive proactive policies—and the public debate about such policies—in states, cities, and counties,” said Gloria Totten, president of the Public Leadership Institute. The post...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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What if life were simple for journalists? They cover what they want to cover, developing deeper expertise in the fields that intrigue then. They get paid by those who actually want to read their work. And they regularly talk to their readers, bouncing...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Ken Doctor | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Michelle Taylor is taking part in a project to reconstruct slave cabins at Montpelier, the estate of President James Madison. Through her research, she discovered a personal connection to the site.
From: NPR | By: Kelley Libby | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When Shelby from Steel Magnolias declared "blush and bashful" to be her signature wedding colors, we knew we'd be forever feeling the pink kinship. Colored wedding dresses are absolutely something you can rock, especially when they're pale, perfect,...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Catherine Clark | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Don't hang your hopes on Ivanka Trump being your savior
From: Salon.com | By: Kali Holloway, Alternet | Monday, March 27, 2017
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“It’s horrible. He’s got people dying in his own jails and he is nowhere to be found”
From: Salon.com | By: Joe Strupp, Media Matters | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Pirates, both John Farrell and Dave Dombrowski were digging in on their defense of the Red Sox’ shoulder program. Both the manager and the president of baseball operations were questioned about the perceived...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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13 Reasons Why is just days away from premiering on Netflix, which means that you're just days away from falling in love with the utterly charming, and utterly heartbreaking, Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford. On top of fantastic writing by showrunner...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Quinn Keaney | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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After reading through Rothman’s New Yorker article on Daniel Dennett, I downloaded Dennett’s latest book, “From Bacteria to Bach and Back” to check out his bottom lines, which should be familiar to readers of MindBlog. (In the 1990’s, when...
From: Deric Bownds' Mindblog | By: Deric Bownds | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Supervisor tells employee that he will fire her if she doesn't come with him to hotel room, where he rapes and murders her. Company very sorry her 'date' didn't turn out well.
From: Wonkette | By: Five Dollar Feminist | Monday, March 27, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It didn’t take long for Javi Marroquin to find a new girlfriend. The Teen Mom 2 recently confirmed that he is dating Madison Channing Walls — less than a year after his divorce from Kailyn Lowry. How did she react to the startling news? According...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Mel B hit the red carpet for the “America’s Got Talent” season 12 kickoff last night, making her first public appearance since announcing she’s divorcing her husband Stephen Belafonte. Peep her pics, plus rumors of her estranged hubby chilling...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We've been testing the Hammer Stahl Slow Cooker for the past 3 weeks. This is our detailed review, including both PROs and CONs of the product. Hammer Stahl Slow Cooker Review Hammer Stahl is one of the oldest cookware companies in the North America,...
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: Jaden | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Sierra Club shared this week that its Ready for 100 program has reached a milestone with 25 US cities now committed to transition to 100% renewable energy Sierra Club Hits New Milestone — 25 Cities Now Committed To 100% Renewable Energy was originally...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Kyle Field | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Netflix loves being in business with Adam Sandler. A few years ago, the streaming service struck a deal with the Saturday Night Live veteran turned comedy superstar that included the exclusive rights to four Adam Sandler vehicles. Even though there’s...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Monday, March 27, 2017
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This is probably for the best. Newly-engaged Bachelor couple Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi aren't planning to rush down the aisle anytime soon, as they're still enjoying getting to know each other! They did just date few a weeks (while Nick was dating...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I recently read a great article by Peter Singer on the general topic of effective altruism entitled The Drowning Child and the Expanding Circle, which was originally published in New Internationalist. In the article, Singer’s primary focus is on personal...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The positional power rankings continue. If you’ve come across the 16th- through 30th-ranked bullpens by accident or are otherwise unfamiliar with these power rankings, feel free to read Dave Cameron’s introduction. If you’re interested in any...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Craig Edwards | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today the court will hear oral argument in Lee v. United States, an ineffective assistance of counsel case in which the lower court held that the defendant could not prove that he was prejudiced by his attorney’s erroneous advice to plead guilty, which...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Edith Roberts | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In an unexpected move, Kailyn Lowry just shared a picture of her new baby daddy — only it wasn’t really the father. The Teen Mom 2 star just trolled fans on social media by sharing a photo of her and Becky Hayter with the caption, “Baby Daddy Showed...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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After a thrilling Elite-Eight capper on Sunday, the Final Four is finally set. Here’s a rundown of four big storylines that jumped out at me, along with the numbers behind them: Blue-blood battle The matchup between North Carolina and Kentucky lived...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Neil Paine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Prices on avenue that's seen rise in vacancies may be coming down.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Sharon Edelson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Boston Red Sox’s bullpen might be down a man to start the season. Reliever Tyler Thornburg, who was acquired... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The positional power rankings continue with an entry that should be most strongly correlated to regular season, and postseason, success: the top-15 starting pitching depth charts. Paul Sporer began the starting pitching countdown with rotations No. 16-30...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Travis Sawchik | Monday, March 27, 2017
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South Carolina has proven Cinderella doesn’t have to hail from a small conference. In their first NCAA tournament appearance in 13 seasons, the seventh-seeded Gamecocks crashed college basketball’s biggest stage by toppling the likes of Duke, Baylor...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Monday, March 27, 2017
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David Clarke, the controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, rose to national prominence last year as a vocal supporter of Donald Trump and a frequent guest on Fox News. Clarke traversed the country speaking to pro-gun and religious rights...
From: Mother Jones | By: Brandon E. Patterson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Plus all the other news you need to know, because that is really not the only story going on. Even if it seems like it. Jerry Jones has Tony Romo's 'interest at the top of my list' as Cowboys QB mulls future - Jarrett Bell, USA Today The Houston Texans,...
From: Blogging the Boys | By: Tom Ryle | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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New voting data suggests that some white working-class voters are only Democrats when they're down and out
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The vast majority are still buckled in on the Trump train. Some are looking for the emergency brakes
From: Salon.com | By: Jacob Sugarman, AlterNet | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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BOSTON — The Boston Celtics had only seen the Milwaukee Bucks once before their 103-100 loss Wednesday night, but the... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Slated to open in June, the unit is to be dressed in an industrial-strength décor conceived by Demna Gvasalia....
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: jamesfallon2014 | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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After erasing a 14-point deficit, the Celtics couldn’t put a lid on Milwaukee’s inside scoring and came up short in the final minute of regulation. read more...
From: WEEI | By: WEEI | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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photo by Daniel WardThe Volvo Car Open is not only a premier event, but it also marks the beginning of the transition from hard court to clay. The tournament used to be considered truly "transitional" because the green clay of Charleston played a bit...
From: Women Who Serve | By: Diane | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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After erasing a 14-point deficit, the Celtics couldn’t put a lid on Milwaukee’s inside scoring and came up short in the final minute of regulation.  Celtics made two defensive stops in the final minute — one by Al Horford against Bucks All-Star...
From: WEEI | By: Josue Pavon | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks knocked the Boston Celtics out first place in the Eastern Conference with a 103-100 victory on Wednesday night.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | By: By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Boston Celtics’ first game as the top team in the Eastern Conference didn’t go as planned. The Celtics never... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The rookie hits a final possession prayer through perfect defense from Avery Bradley. Marcus Smart’s potential game-tying three flies way off. Celtics overcame deficits of 14, 10 and eight falling short of establishing a lead each time. Three, block,...
From: Celtics Blog | By: Bobby Manning | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A "Let's go Heat" chant broke out at Madison Square Garden late in the fourth quarter. The Knicks obliged.
From: New York Daily News | By: JOHN HEALY | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The failure of a World War I American anti-war movement does not bode well for similar movements today.
From: The American Conservative | By: Andrew J. Bacevich | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Today, President Donald Trump, a man who could reasonably be called "addicted to his daughter," had a "listening session" on drug abuse, especially the plague of opioid addiction that is ravaging the nation, hitting the working class especially hard....
From: Rude Pundit | By: Rude One | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas has had a fantastic season. The All-Star point guard has piloted the Boston Celtics to the... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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