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Sciences says cocktails could protect you from getting sick

MOTHERJONES.COM | With the onslaught of holiday parties upon us, a bad case of the sniffles could threaten your merrymaking. Luckily science has swooped in ...

A Minnesota doctor flies 200 miles several times a month to perform abortions …

LATIMES.COM | Dr. Carol Ball was two-thirds of the way through her morning commute when she heard the news. The first leg of her journey, a scooter ride ...

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Hey, Jian Ghomeshi, I Call B.S.!

DAMEMAGAZINE.COM | A few days ago, news broke that Jian Ghomeshi, longtime host of CBC Radio's culture magazine Q (for which I was once interviewed), would be ...

Kim Jong-un in pictures: The bizarre photoshoots of North Korea’s leader

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK | The bizarre photo opportunities of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.

Check Your Power Meter with Everything Off to Identify Outside Drains

LIFEHACKER.COM | We all expect that we're the only ones using the electricity in our house. However, sometimes faulty wiring or dishonest behavior can leave ...

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How Did You Start Investing?

LIFEHACKER.COM | A lot of people shy away from investing because it seems confusing and risky. But if you want to build your nest egg, you'll probably have ...

Slack is now the fastest-growing workplace software ever

THEVERGE.COM | Slack has become a big enough deal that it almost makes you care about enterprise software. The company, which integrates a kind of ...

Suspected Pennsylvania cop-killer Eric Frein captured after 7-week manhunt … …

NYDAILYNEWS.COM | A 48-day manhunt ended Thursday with Pennsylvania survivalist Eric Frein shackled with the handcuffs of the state trooper cops say he ...

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

BUZZFEED.COM | Are you captain material?

Amanda Bynes — RELEASED From Mental Facility … Roaming Sunset Strip

TMZ.COM | Amanda Bynes has been released from the psychiatric facility where she's been held for more than 2 weeks and was roaming the Sunset Strip ...

A Russian action film star is in hot water after he was caught on film wearing …

MASHABLE.COM | DONETSK, Ukraine - A Russian action film star is in hot water after he was caught on film wearing press gear while firing a machine gun ...

Washington Supreme Court says the state cannot require rape defendants to prove …

SEATTLETIMES.COM | Originally published October 30, 2014 at 11:03 AM | Page modified October 30, 2014 at 8:31 PM The Washington Supreme Court says the state ...

Soak the Rich

THEBAFFLER.COM | This exchange is from a conversation in Paris between David Graeber and Thomas Piketty, discoursing on the deep shit we’re all in and what ...

Fowler: Saints leave footprints all over Panthers’ backs - News & Observer

NEWSOBSERVER.COM | News & ObserverFowler: Saints leave footprints all over Panthers' backsNews & ObserverCarolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera looks on as ...

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. ...

Kristin Scott Thomas Crowned Queen For New West End Run Of ‘The Audience’

DEADLINE.COM | Helen Mirren won an Olivier Award in 2013 for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the Stephen Daldry-directed West End drama The Audience. ...

The FBI’s Secret House Meeting To Get Access To Your iPhone

NATIONALJOURNAL.COM | The Obama administration is ramping up its campaign to force technology companies to help the government spy on their users. FBI and ...

Saints top reeling Panthers in dominant road victory - NFL.com

NFL.COM | The New Orleans Saints' seven-game road losing streak is over. They look like the team to beat once again in the NFC South after their ...

With the Christian Right Dying Off, Who Fuels Misogyny? Enter Secular Sexists …

ALTERNET.ORG | With the Christian Right Dying Off, Who Fuels Misogyny? Enter Secular Sexists of #Gamergate and MRA Movement Ever since the second wave of ...

Why Would Someone Steal the World’s Rarest Water Lily?

LONGFORM.ORG | The thin moral line between collecting and stealing plants. Sam Knight | Guardian | Oct 2014 [Full Story]

Use your Photoshop skills to solve a murder mystery this Halloween

THENEXTWEB.COM | Professor Photoheim has been murdered at his own annual Halloween Party, and it’s up to you to find out who’s responsible. Are your ...

Hear Foo Fighters’ Rowdy, Nashville- Inspired Song ‘Congregation’

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | With the Nashville installment of Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways HBO show set to air, the group has shared "Congregation," the raucous, ...

Cut in half

IMGUR.COM | Story tags: Cut, Half

Red carpet faux pas

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK | As Amanda Holden gets papped in nude pants shocker, we round up a host of other red carpet fashion no nos

Why a GOP Senate could be short-lived

POLITICO.COM | Senate Democrats have long awaited the 2010 tea party wave to splash back on Republicans during the 2016 election cycle. That moment is ...

Capitol Report: In one map, the foreign country where people want to work

MARKETWATCH.COM | There’s no big surprise that the United States is the destination with the highest appear to foreign workers.

Hunting LA’s Best Burgers

GEARPATROL.COM | From the Archives: The city of Los Angeles is known for Hollywood stars, sprawling traffic...and gourmet burgers. Yes, that sandwich ...

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the …

BRAINPICKINGS.ORG | A visual catalog of our quintessential quest to understand the cosmos and our place in it. Long before Galileo invented the telescope, ...

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Released from Psychiatric Hold, Spotted on Sunset …

EONLINE.COM | Amanda Bynes has reportedly been released from Las Encinas hospital, the Pasadena, Calif., facility where she's been on an involuntary ...

What Futurists Think Of HP’s Bold And Weird New PC

FASTCODESIGN.COM | The creators of three of the freakiest, most futuristic computer interfaces we've ever seen weigh in on the HP Sprout.This week, HP ...

Japan’s central bank shocks markets with more easing as inflation slows

REUTERS.COM | 1 of 2. Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda walks into a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo October 7, 2014. BOJ ...

Kathy Bates Admits She Smokes Pot On Watch What Happens Live!

PEREZHILTON.COM | You can't say Watch What Happens Live! doesn't deliver! We were expecting Andy Cohen's American Horror Story episode to be a must-watch, ...

New Zealand’s Trade Minister Admits They Keep TPP Documents Secret To Avoid …

TECHDIRT.COM | A couple years ago, then US Trade Representative Ron Kirk explained why the negotiating text of trade agreements like the TPP needed to be ...

Your Ad Ran Here (Not Really)

ADAGE.COM | Thedarewall.com, which has received multiple copyright infringement allegations, seems like the kind of site major advertisers would ...

The Psychology of Irrational Fear

THEATLANTIC.COM | Last week Sen. Rand Paul, a doctor, laid out the threat of Ebola in America thusly, to CNN: "If someone has Ebola at a cocktail party, ...

Before Slack And Flickr, Tech Pioneer Stewart Butterfield Played Video Games

READWRITE.COM | And drew inspiration about user interactions from them.

My great grandmother’s stove was missing some of the gas knobs, so I 3D printed …

IMGUR.COM | My great grandmother's stove was missing some of the gas knobs, so I 3D printed some new ones - Imgur

Heaven Knows What’ Wins Best Film Award at Tokyo Festival, Tim Burton Gets …

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | James Gunn headed up the jury, which also gave the film about love between addicts a best director awardread more

IBM teams with Chinese ISP Tencent to advance cloud portfolio

ZDNET.COM | The companies will work together to build Software-as-a-Service offerings that tap into mobile, cloud and big data for use in internal ...

The Boring Brilliance of VW’s New Electric Golf

BUSINESSWEEK.COM | Volkswagen can essentially make E-Golfs to order on its regular assembly line instead of estimating demand for electric cars and wondering ...

Why scratching an itch only makes it worse

NEWSCIENTIST.COM | The pain that scratching causes soothes an itch – but only for a second. As soon as the brain's response to that pain kicks it, it ramps up ...

100 year old nun’s birthday wish comes true

NEWS24.COM | Sister Cosma Graf gazes at an elephant, fulfilling her 100th birthday wish. (Jonathan Burton, The Witness) Pietermaritzburg - Fulfilling ...

FM Radio Signals Used to Hack into Computer

DISCOVERY.COM | Security researchers demonstrate a cloak-and-dagger method using FM radio and mobile phone. Continue reading →

Good Luck Training This Furry Dragon

CHEEZBURGER.COM | Submitted by: (via Cole and Marmalade) Tagged: cosplay , cute , Cats , Video Share on Facebook

Bus rams 9 cars as it failed to stopped at intersection.

LIVELEAK.COM | The driver has lost consciousness, no injuries.

Wisconsin Town Sends In The BearCat Tank To Collect Civil Fine From …

TECHDIRT.COM | So, hey, let's say you're an old guy in a tiny town in central Wisconsin. Old, like, seventy-five, let's say, and the tiny town is farm ...

Netflix’s new ad boards react to the weather with GIFs

ENGADGET.COM | To promote its recent launch in France, Netflix hired Ogilvy Paris to create an advertising campaign with a difference. The agency ...

Coming Out in Businessweek, Tim Cook Chooses to Play It Low-Key - New York Times

NYTIMES.COM | How exactly does the chief executive of the most valuable company in the world announce that he is proud to be gay? Write a corporate blog ...

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 ...

Hungary internet tax cancelled after mass protests

BBC.COM | Hungary has decided to shelve a proposed tax on internet data traffic after mass protests against the plan. "This tax in its current form ...

Cash For Halloween Candy? Dentists’ Buy Back Program Is Booming

NPR.ORG | If you're like many parents, by tomorrow morning you'll be facing a candy glut. One possible solution? Sell it to a dentist participating ...

Starbucks To Start Delivering Coffee

CNBC.COM | "Imagine the ability to create a standing order of Starbucks delivered hot to your desk daily," Schultz said. "That's our version of ...

Read These Previously Unreleased Handwritten Poems By A 17-Year-Old Tupac Shakur

VICE.COM | Tupac Shakur is one of the most influential rappers of all time, known for his progressive lyricism, impactful sound, and role in shaping ...

J.K. Rowling’s New ‘Harry Potter’ Story Details Dolores Umbridge’s Villainous …

MTV.COM | The cruelest headmistress in Hogwarts history comes alive for a special Halloween short story written by J.K. Rowling. Get the details here!

A woman who hasn’t been able to see since she was 11 years old had her sight …

INDEPENDENT.CO.UK | Lisa Reid, from Auckland in New Zealand, hadn’t been able to see since she was a child because of a tumour pressing down on her optic ...

Britannia Awards: Robert Downey Jr Talks Retirement While Judi Dench Admits She …

DEADLINE.COM | Hollywood got a touch of British class on Thursday night as Robert Downey Jr., Mike Leigh, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson ...

Kyrie Irving, David Blatt take blame - ESPN

GO.COM | CLEVELAND -- The new-look Cleveland Cavaliers didn't get off to the start they were hoping for, falling to the New York Knicks 95-90 on ...

U.S. Extends Solid Growth, Sidestepping Global Tumult

WSJ.COM | The U.S. economy expanded at a healthy 3.5% annual pace during the third quarter, a sign of sustained growth fueled by government spending ...

New Indonesian President Jokowi Talks Tough With Fading Power Australia

TIME.COM | Two days before his Oct. 20 inauguration, new Indonesian President Joko Widodo, gave Australia a stern warning not to test the territorial ...

‘Arrow’ Star Says Grant Gustin Should Play ‘The Flash’ in DC’s Movie Universe

SCREENRANT.COM | With 'The Flash' a success, 'Arrow's Stephen Amell claims Grant Gustin should have the chance to join WB's shared movie universe as well.

Muslims beat man with bottle for calling Islam “violent”

10NEWS.DK | Story tags: Islam, Man, Muslim, Bottle

Juicy Beast – Designing a “playable” UI that secretly teaches how to play

JUICYBEAST.COM | You can keep up with all the previous posts in the series: Back in May 2013, we participated in a game jam called ToJam and we made a game ...

Big Banks Brace for Penalties in Probes

WSJ.COM | Big banks in the U.S. and Europe are stockpiling billions to pay for a potential trans-Atlantic settlement of allegations that they ...

Boehner has hired two law firms to sue President Obama. They’ve both quit.

VOX.COM | Back in July, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to file a historically unprecedented lawsuit against President Obama ...

HTC makes slim profit in ‘challenging quarter’, but better than last year

CNET.COM | The HTC One M8 and Desire smartphones have helped HTC avoid a second cruel summer of losses.

Thousands denounce HSBC board member’s likening of Hong Kong people to freed …

REUTERS.COM | 1 of 6. Pro-democracy protesters hold up umbrellas and chant slogans to mark the one-month anniversary of the Occupy civil disobedience ...

Even Israel’s Best Friends Understand That It is Disconnecting From Reality

THEATLANTIC.COM | More proof, if more proof were needed, that there is a crisis in U.S.-Israel relations, and that the crisis goes deeper than simply the ...

Following violent protests, president of Burkina Faso steps down

YAHOO.COM | OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) – President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday after 27 years in power following a wave of protests against ...

Women of color are upset over the catcalling video–but not why you think

QZ.COM | This week, the internet exploded over a video showing men catcalling and harassing a young woman as she walked through the streets of New ...

Senate Update: With 4 Days Left, Here’s The State of The Race

FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM | The GOP’s chances of winning the Senate are 68.5 percent according to the FiveThirtyEight forecast, their highest figure of the year.Amid ...

Reporter Schools Scott Brown On New Hampshire Geography In Debate (VIDEO)

TALKINGPOINTSMEMO.COM | The final debate between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Republican challenger Scott Brown got awkward Thursday when a reporter challenged ...

Taylor Swift Shares Her Epic Equine Halloween Costume With The World! Bronies …

PEREZHILTON.COM | OMG, we have a new favorite animal. It's a unicorn with wings! It's a pegasus with a horn! It's Taylor Swift! The Shake It Off singer ...

No matter how hard you squint and stare, no matter how many you have to try, …

GIZMODO.COM | No matter how hard you squint and stare, no matter how many you have to try, why do Captcha codes never seem to get any damn easier? [Truth ...

Psy, Others Push for Autopsy of K-Pop Legend

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | Iconic singer Shin Hae Chul died Monday following an operation, leading to accusations of medical malpracticeread more

Why Democrats Should Love Bitcoin - Bitcoin Magazine

BITCOINMAGAZINE.COM | A few weeks ago, I opined on why Republicans should love bitcoin. Thankfully, though, the GOP aren’t the only ones invited to the party. ...

Phil Noto’s Mad Men-like Marvel Universe

BOINGBOING.NET | Phil Noto applies his retro sensibilities to Marvel's past in his drawing series The Hank Pym Photo Archives. Read the rest

J.K. Rowling reveals nasty headmistress’ past in halloween Potter story

BOINGBOING.NET | It's a profile of temporary Hogwarts' chief Dolores Umbridge. Dolores Jane Umbridge was the eldest child and only daughter of Orford ...

Joyent gets $15M in funding and tries to jump on the container bandwagon

GIGAOM.COM | Joyent wants the world to know that it has been using containers within its own cloud infrastructure for roughly a decade and is hoping to ...

Flying Lotus – “Ready Err Not” NSFW Official Music Video

HIGHSNOBIETY.COM | Just in time for Halloween, Flying Lotus has released a disturbing video to accompany his track, "Ready Err Not." It follows on from the ...

10 Tropes Involving Fantasy Weapons That Should Die In A Fire

IO9.COM | Weapons are a major part of fantasy literature of every kind. That's why there's a whole category called "Sword and Sorcery." But as ...

The Story Behind Phantom of the Paradise, 40 Years Later

ESQUIRE.COM | The movie no one saw, but everyone loves.

FCC Eying Net Neutrality Plan That Will Make No One Happy

RECODE.NET | Ricardo Reitmeyer/Shutterstock FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a novel legal strategy for solving the net neutrality mess the ...

Always at the Worst Time

CHEEZBURGER.COM | LoL by: ilovedoxies2 Tagged: dogs , halloween , pee , walrus Share on Facebook

All the Scoop on Ellen Page’s Pixie Cut!

PEOPLESTYLEWATCH.COM | The actress chops off all her hair for a new role

The seven creepiest science experiments

SCIENCEMAG.ORG | Some of our favorite scary and disturbing studies

Good morning, everything is terrible (except for the rapping Mavericks)

SBNATION.COM | Let's abandon sadness and fear with horrible rhymes and TOO MUCH MONTA. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's ...

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