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Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old with terminal cancer, explains why she’s …

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | The actress was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 36 in 2008. One month later, after learning she had tested positive for the BRCA1 gene ...

Controversial Patriot Act power is now overwhelmingly used in drug …

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | One of the more controversial provisions of the Patriot Act was to broaden the "sneak-and-peek" power for federal law enforcement ...

Bustle

BUSTLE.COM | x Micah Lapping-Carr is reading 6 Things You Might Not Think Are Harassment But Definitely Are (Because Apparently We Need To Clear A Few ...

Muhammad Ali attends FSU-Louisville on 40th anniversary of the ‘Rumble in the …

SBNATION.COM | On the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's famous "Rumble in the Jungle" fight against George Foreman in Kinshasa, The Greatest himself is ...

Sony replaces mobile chief and slashes smartphone sales forecast

THEVERGE.COM | Sony's attempt to become a major player in mobile has hit another speed bump. The company now expects to ship 41 million smartphones in its ...

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Put calorie labels on beer, wine and spirits, say public health experts

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Beer, wine and spirits are fuelling the obesity epidemic and should be labelled with the calories they contain, say public health experts. ...

Andy Rubin, Former Head of Android, Departs Google

NYTIMES.COM | Andy Rubin, a high-ranking Google executive who spearheaded the company’s entrance into mobile phones and tablets and was in charge of the ...

Police are searching for the parents or guardians of these boys, found in Long …

LATIMES.COM | Police are searching for the parents or guardians of two children found Thursday on the streets of Long Beach. The two boys, about 1 and 2 ...

Is Jessica Biel Pregnant?! Justin Timberlake’s Wife Gets Congratulated on …

EONLINE.COM | Jessica Biel has been at the center of pregnancy rumors for some time, but now they're really heating up! Biel's pal and InStyle editor ...

Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

YAHOO.COM | MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) – Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city ...

LeBron James’ Cavaliers return special despite loss to Knicks - USA TODAY

USATODAY.COM | CLEVELAND – Even the New York Knicks winning the game 95-90 couldn't ruin it. The moment Cleveland Cavaliers fans had been waiting for ...

‘The Crow’ Creator James O’Barr Gives Reboot His Blessing

SCREENRANT.COM | 'The Crow' creator James O'Barr recently detailed the events that took him from rejecting a reboot, to embracing it.

13 Women On How To Change Male-Dominated Studio Culture

THEFADER.COM | Beats aren't gendered. We don't listen with our genitals. So why are we still in the dark ages when it comes to gender equality in the ...

How Well Do You Know “Bring It On’s” Opening Cheer?

BUZZFEED.COM | Are you captain material?

How An Oil Engineer Discovered Auto-Tune And Changed The Music Industry Forever

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | Before inventing Auto-Tune, the software that would change the music industry forever, Andy Hildebrand was a research scientist in the oil ...

My Week With A Flip Phone

NYMAG.COM | "Oh, is that an iPhone 6?" someone asks. Two-thirds of the dinner party turns to look at the girl who’s just taken her phone out to check a ...

I Can Never Have Too Many Mechanical Pencils

THEATLANTIC.COM | People who write notes in ink must be very sure of their thoughts. I write notes in pencil: It seems more polite. Penciled notes are always ...

DoSomething.Org Helps Send Student Back to School

BREAK.COM | A young man's dreams come true by presenting him with a scholarship for returning to college.

10 hours walking in Skyrim as a woman in skimpy armor

YOUTUBE.COM | 10 hours waliking silently in Skyrim as a woman wearing skimpy armor and hdt bouncing breast.See what happens. Lots of shouts.Is of course ...

NASA - The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation

NASA.GOV | Tyranny is a human trait that we sometimes project onto Nature. This projection is a form of rationalization, perhaps a means to cope with ...

Widower Keeps Late Wife’s Memory Alive by Dining with Her Photo

PEOPLE.COM | The man says he takes the picture to every meal and kisses it goodnight

Hillary Clinton heckled by immigration protesters

CBSNEWS.COM | The potential 2016 candidate, in Maryland to stump for a gubernatorial candidate, defends her own record

Benedict Cumberbatch Knows Exactly How Sherlock Would Be in Bed

TIME.COM | Do not challenge Sherlock Holmes on his lovemaking abilities. An Elle UK interviewer unwisely suggested to Benedict Cumberbatch that his ...

Samsung’s all-metal Galaxy A5 and A3 are its slimmest smartphones ever

ENGADGET.COM | A unibody metal body, 5-inch AMOLED display, 13-megapixel camera, a claim as Samsung's "thinnest smartphone to date" and yet, this isn't a ...

Should girls be ‘pink princesses’?

CNN.COM | Editor's note: Shannon Davis is an associate professor of sociology at George Mason University in Washington. Barbara J. Risman is a ...

Police use new tool to ID domestic violence victims most at risk

CBSNEWS.COM | Police in Oklahoma are starting to use a checklist to help determine the chances a domestic violence case will turn deadly

Bethesda confirms Prey 2 cancelled

CNET.COM | No longer just in development hell: Pete Hines, VP of Bethesda, has confirmed that the company has officially stopped working on Prey 2.

Google’s DeepMind AI is starting to develop the skills of a basic programmer

PCWORLD.COM | The mission of Google’s DeepMind Technologies startup is to "solve intelligence." Now, researchers there have developed an artificial ...

Tom Hiddleston Is Officially A Good Guy In New AMC Spy Series ‘The Night …

MTV.COM | Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie are reportedly starring in AMC mini-series "The Night Manager."

The Existential Crisis Of Public Life Online

THEATLANTIC.COM | For maybe a month now, that pseudo- scandal has been unavoidable in certain thoroughfares of the Internet. ​Claiming to fight for "ethics ...

I lived through the Sikh riots–and 30 years later, I’m not ready to forgive or …

QZ.COM | Most chronicles of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots focus on Delhi and Punjab. Few acknowledge Daltonganj–a typical town in Bihar (now in ...

Refurbished 2014 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now Available in Apple’s Online …

MACRUMORS.COM | Apple today added several new models of the current 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro to its online store for refurbished products, marking their ...

Lenka monochrome camera app upgrade adds controls to a lean interface

THENEXTWEB.COM | Lenka, the dedicated monochrome camera app for iPhone was updated today for iOS 8 and now includes additional shooting and editing ...

Why Blue Is The New Orange For Halloween 2014

FORBES.COM | As you go trick or treating this year, there is a new colored pumpkin that might catch your eye on porches–and it’s not orange. It’s a blue ...

BOJ Unexpectedly Eases Policy

WSJ.COM | The Bank of Japan on Friday unexpectedly announced additional stimulus measures, bolstering its asset purchases for the first time in over ...

Final N.H. Senate debate: 8 key quotes

POLITICO.COM | In the final New Hampshire Senate debate on Thursday night, Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen portrayed herself as a moderate – defending ...

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail - Reuters

REUTERS.COM | Attorneys for Kaci Hickox, 33, said they had not yet been served with a court order to enforce the 21-day quarantine - matching the virus's ...

Mike Tyson — I’m a Crime Fighter … in the Cartoons

TMZ.COM | Mike Tyson's starring in his own hilarious animated series where he hunts bad guys, sings songs, and and chats up a drunk pigeon. And all ...

Taylor Swift Continues To Win At Life - 1989 Is Set To Go Platinum After Just …

PEREZHILTON.COM | Taylor Swift is about to have the best week EVER. It was recently reported that Swift's 5th studio album 1989 will most likely sell a ...

Brandi Glanville Played Word Association With Some Real Housewives On Steve …

PEREZHILTON.COM | The drama's starting early for the next season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills! Never one to be shy with her words, Brandi Glanville ...

One Of The Best Street Musicians Ever

BREAK.COM | That’s some damn good playing.

3 years after opening up to Chinese developers, Tencent eyes global partnerships

VENTUREBEAT.COM | Above: Tencent booth at ChinaJoy Expo 2014Image Credit: Dean TakahashiTencent’s annual business partner conference has been rebranded as ...

Annie Lennox ‘Thrilled and Delighted’ to Have No. 1 Jazz Album

BILLBOARD.COM | Annie Lennox lands her first No. 1 on the Jazz Albums chart, as her new release, Nostalgia, grabs the top slot. The set -- which features...

On metadata legislation and used-car salesmanship

ZDNET.COM | Australia's proposed data-retention laws still leave too many questions unanswered. Turnbull and Brandis must fill in the blanks.

Ashlee Simpson Has Switched Up Her Do: See the New Cut!

PEOPLESTYLEWATCH.COM | The star has gone from super long to lean and loose

Corporate “sleep out” helps raise $125,000 in one night for homeless youth.

INSPIREMORE.COM | Lenox Advisors, Inc., a wealth management services company, recently hosted a "sleep out" for Covenant House. The sleep out was ...

Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 officially announced with metal unibody design

VR-ZONE.COM | Both smartphones are the first in Samsung’s Android lineup to feature a unibody design. Following months of rumors and leaks, the Galaxy A3 ...

Menino to Lie In State at Faneuil Hall Sunday - Boston.com

BOSTON.COM | Kansas City StarMenino to Lie In State at Faneuil Hall SundayBoston.comFormer Boston Mayor Tom Menino will lie in state at Faneuil Hall ...

Astronomy Picture of the Day

NASA.GOV | Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation ...

5 Ways Halloween Has Changed Since You Were a Kid - ABC News

GO.COM | ABC News5 Ways Halloween Has Changed Since You Were a KidABC NewsHalloween isn't what it used to be. Parents worry today about sugar and ...

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco- Style Marketing For Marijuana?

NPR.ORG | Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy warns that if marijuana is legalized – there are votes Tuesday in Oregon, Alaska and D.C. – kids will ...

When Bumgarner strolled in to start the 5th, it was over - SFGate

SFGATE.COM | Giants Madison Bumgarner was named the Most Valuable Player after... Giants Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey celebrate after the... ...

Why you shouldn’t share that NYC catcalling video. The video, and its director, …

STORIFY.COM | Are you sure you want to delete your account? You'll lose everything, forever! Of course not!

The 29-Year-Old With Terminal Cancer Who Has Chosen To End Her Own Life May …

BUZZFEED.COM | Brittany Maynard released a video Wednesday where she said she no longer has a set date for the assisted suicide. Brittany Maynard's story ...

Cavaliers employee clearly pours Gatorade into Powerade bottle

SBNATION.COM | Thanks for the free advertising, Cavs! Love, Gatorade: Recall Powerade and Gatorade had themselves a little BRAND BATTLE over LeBron ...

Andrew O’Hagan · Light Entertainment: Our Paedophile Culture · LRB 8 November …

LRB.CO.UK | On 23 May 1949, Lionel Gamlin, producer of the Light Programme’s Hello Children, wrote to Enid Blyton to ask whether she would be willing ...

Colbert Report’ Sets Date for Final Show

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman in 2015read more

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor Find ‘The Real Thing’ Elusive In Broadway …

DEADLINE.COM | Tom Stoppard's 1984 dazzler gets the matinee-comedy treatment from director- of-the-moment Sam Gold in a revival that leaves its attractive ...

Charlie Sheen Wants to Return to Two and a Half Men

TIME.COM | Charlie Sheen wants back on Two and a Half Men, after a dramatic exit from the show in 2011. Rumors have been swirling as to whether Sheen ...

Propeller 1 Open Source

PARALLAX.COM | The Propeller 1 (P8X32A) is now a 100% open multicore microcontroller, including all of the hardware and tools: Verilog code, Spin ...

I’m Terrified of My New TV: Why I’m Scared to Turn This Thing On – And You’d …

BRENNANCENTER.ORG | I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the volume got stuck on 63, I decided it was time to replace it. I am now the ...

Americans Are Working So Hard It’s Actually Killing People - in industry after …

THENATION.COM | This article was reported with the support of a fellowship from the Alicia Patterson Foundation. Jessica Wheeler works the night shift as ...

No. The customer is NOT always right

CNN.COM | Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology. ...

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

BBC.COM | In 1982, a secret Home Office exercise tested the UK's capacity to rebuild after a massive nuclear attack. Files recently released at the ...

Next Thursday you can ask Mark Zuckerberg anything

ENGADGET.COM | "When so many other features of the site have changed, why is Poking still a thing?" That's the question I'd ask Mark Zuckerberg if I ever ...

Oscars: 9 Under-the-Radar Performances that Deserve Buzz

VARIETY.COM | If you believe the awards season chatter, the Oscar race is practically over–even if it’s only just beginning. There’s already been a lot ...

The Full Cleveland Cavaliers Intro & Starting Lineups, With Proper Audio

DEADSPIN.COM | TNT (or, perhaps, Quicken Loans Arena) had a major audio fuckup tonight that left the Knicks' radio feed bleeding all over the Cavs' ...

Antares Failure Casts Doubt On U.S. Commercial Launch Strategy

FORBES.COM | As Orbital Sciences Corporation looks for clues to Tuesday’s catastrophic failure of its Antares launcher, three independent industry ...

Selling The Bro Dream: Are Frat Boys Peddling Vemma Suckers?

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Alex Morton can still remember the day when he decided that academics weren't for him. He was a freshman at Arizona State University, ...

Brees leads Saints past Panthers, into NFC South lead - FOXSports.com

FOXSPORTS.COM | The Saints' offense is potent enough with Drew Brees. But if they continue to get big games on the ground from Mark Ingram, they may just ...

FCC reportedly close to reclassifying ISPs as common carriers

ARSTECHNICA.COM | FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler speaking to the cable industry in April 2014. NCTA Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is ...

Marine Dad Banned from School After Complaining About Islam Homework

MEDIAITE.COM | A veteran of the Marines got upset over his daughter’s high school assigning homework about the tenets of the Muslim religion and ...

Companies can now highlight important email information in Google’s Inbox app

THENEXTWEB.COM | Google just announced a new feature called Highlights in its email management app Inbox, to allow companies to make actionable items and ...

O’Reilly: ‘The White Republican Power Structure Is Afraid of Black Americans’

MEDIAITE.COM | Bill O’Reilly talked about racial politics with Tavis Smiley tonight and said Republicans don’t reach out more to the black community ...

Miley Cyrus — You’re Screwing Up Our Dance … Nae Nae Creators Say

TMZ.COM | Miley Cyrus' version of the "Nae Nae" is total crap ... so say the guys who created the dance -- and based on the video they sent us, it ...

Watch ‘Big Bang Theory’s‘ Nerdiest (and Most Amazing) Surprise

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | Spoilers ahead from Thursday's 'The Misinterpretation Agitation' episoderead more

Nicki Minaj Dropped A Trailer For The Pinkprint To Keep The Barbz Happy

MTV.COM | Nicki Minaj teases 'The Pinkprint' with video on Instagram.

Special Report: Tsunami evacuees caught in $30 billion Japan money trap

REUTERS.COM | 1 of 9. A man stands in front of the fully burnt Kadonowaki elementary school after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Ishinomaki, ...

Naya Rivera and Hubby Ryan Dorsey Engage in Cute PDA After Grabbing Lunch in LA

EONLINE.COM | These two are too cute! Actress Naya Rivera and hubby Ryan Dorsey engaged in some sweet PDA earlier today after grabbing a bite at Alcove ...

Chinese users can now shop from Alibaba while watching videos on Youku

VENTUREBEAT.COM | Image Credit: Charles ChanAlibaba Group and Youku Tudou, the leading Chinese video site in which the former has a stake, jointly announced ...

Emma Watson Steals the Spotlight at the BAFTA Awards, Obviously

POPSUGAR.COM | Plenty of celebrities attended the 2014 BAFTA Awards on Thursday night in LA, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Robert Downey Jr., and Eddie ...

Jury May Decide If ‘Blurred Lines’ Copied Marvin Gaye’s ‘Got to Give It Up’

VARIETY.COM | A federal judge said that a jury should decide whether the Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and Clifford Harris Jr. composed "Blurred Lines" ...

Brittany Maynard Has Chosen Not to End Her Life

JEZEBEL.COM | Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old whose video about scheduling her own death went viral, has chosen not to die. She says that now is "not ...

Miracle Kitten ‘Mr. Biscuits’ Survives Being Trapped in Engine of Car

JEZEBEL.COM | It's a Halloween miracle, everyone. A kitten who sustained severe burns when he got trapped in the engine of a car is being nursed back to ...

As Regulation Tightens, Bitcoin Services Get Creative - PaymentsSource

PAYMENTSSOURCE.COM | As regulators heighten their scrutiny of Bitcoin businesses, several digital currency supporters are looking for business models that do ...

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