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Finnish Parliament approves same-sex marriage

YLE.FI | The Finnish Parliament voted on Friday afternoon to allow gender-neutral marriage, 105-92. The vote was expected to be close. However many ...

Golden retriever refuses to participate in dog event, eats all the food:

USATODAY.COM | A heroic golden retriever won some stupid dog event by going all punk rock and coming in last place. The other dogs in the video proved way ...

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Yes, You Can Afford This Watch

MVMTWATCHES.COM | We ship worldwide for free! Remember, shipments outside of the U.S. may be subject to import duties and taxes, which are the responsibility ...

A Woman Is Contacting The Mothers Of Boys Who Send Her Rape Threats On Facebook

BUZZFEED.COM | The response one mother sent is just perfect. Alanah Pearce, a game reviewer from Brisbane, Australia, decided to approach the ...

Black Friday 2014: Best Deals on Macs, iPads, iPhones, Apps, and Apple …

MACRUMORS.COM | MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. We also boast ...

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Was that winter warm? Depends on if you accept climate change

ARSTECHNICA.COM | The US winter of 2012, according to someone who experienced it (me), was freakishly warm. In fact, it was the third warmest winter on ...

Pope Francis in Turkey urges help for Syria refugees

BBC.COM | Pope Francis has highlighted the plight of refugees from Syria and Iraq and condemned extremism at the start of a key visit to Turkey. In a ...

Ferguson Protests Move to Wal-Mart, Target Stores for Black Friday - ABC News

GO.COM | ABC NewsFerguson Protests Move to Wal- Mart, Target Stores for Black FridayABC NewsProtesters visited stores in the St. Louis area ...

Random act of kindness group overwhelms woman

CBC.CA | Lois Campbell from Summerside was shopping for apples at Sobeys a week and a half ago, when she was greeted by a group of children. At ...

David Cameron immigration speech live - Telegraph.co.uk

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK | 11.31: Katja Hall, the CBI Deputy Director-General, is less welcoming of Mr Cameron's speech "The UK’s openness to trade, people and ...

Oil Seen in New Era as OPEC Won’t Yield to U.S. Shale - Bloomberg

BLOOMBERG.COM | OPEC’s decision to cede no ground to rival producers underscored the price war in the crude market and the challenge to U.S. shale ...

Stephen Colbert on his improv background and how he gets in character for The …

SLATE.COM | On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with Stephen Colbert on how he puts his show together and turns himself from Stephen Colbert ...

The New Firefly Animated Short Will Win You Over In Less Than 5 Seconds

CINEMABLEND.COM | The New Firefly Animated Short Will Win You Over In Less Than 5 Seconds Firefly short to life (seriously, it's about 2.5 seconds long). ...

A Ghibli mystery solved – the identity of exotic looking food in Spirited Away …

ROCKETNEWS24.COM | If you’re a Ghibli fan, chances are you’ve been fascinated on more than one occasion by the various colorful and tantalizing foods that ...

The Peer-Review Scam

NATURE.COM | Most journal editors know how much effort it takes to persuade busy researchers to review a paper. That is why the editor of The Journal of ...

Check Out The Gulfstream 650 – The Biggest, Fastest Private Jet In The Skies

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | .Join the conversation about this story »

The artist insists that these creatures are coming alive

NYTIMES.COM | On a blustery October afternoon, on a gently raised hill above Ypenburg, the Netherlands, roughly halfway between The Hague and Delft, the ...

The life of a Latino startup founder in Silicon Valley

MASHABLE.COM | Alex Murillo leans forward in his seat, sipping coffee from a shot glass and waving his hands as he talks. He points to the screen of his ...

10 most clichéd hashtags you’re still overusing

MASHABLE.COM | When a hashtag usage becomes synonymous with social media, you know it's a problem. And while there may be a grain of truth to every ...

In Praise of Melancholy and How It Enriches Our Capacity for Creativity

BRAINPICKINGS.ORG | How the American obsession with happiness at the expense of sadness robs us of the capacity for a full life. "One feels as if one were ...

48 ways traveling is like sex

MATADORNETWORK.COM | Photo: Darian Wong 1. Sometimes a free breakfast is involved. 2. No matter what, there’s usually some baggage. 3. It can drive you crazy if ...

Arsenal, Stuart Broad, and Michael Vaughan join fans in #putoutyourbats Phillip …

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK | Sports stars, celebrities and cricket fans all around the world have united in a touching tribute to Phillip Hughes. Hundreds of people ...

Yandex Gives Its Browser A Minimalist Makeover

TECHCRUNCH.COM | Russian tech giant Yandex has launched a refreshed version of its Chromium-based browser that’s been designed to make the browser itself ...

Special Report: Why Italy’s stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone

YAHOO.COM | "Three for the price of two" used to be the most common special offer in Giorgio Santambrogio's supermarket chains. It has barely been used ...

Bing begins removing search results following ‘right to be forgotten requests’ …

THENEXTWEB.COM | Microsoft’s search engine Bing has begun to remove search results in Europe that mention individuals who have invoked their ‘right to be ...

November 2014 storm event recovery

BRISBANE.QLD.GOV.AU | This page includes information on Brisbane's recovery following the storm event on Thursday 27 November 2014. The suburbs listed below are ...

Poll: Which Tech Company Is the Most Innovative?

INC.COM | Building rocket ships may spark their imagination, but most entrepreneurs dream of being like an older--and by comparison, more ...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer: 7 Things We Need To See

MTV.COM | Before the new 'Star Wars' trailer arrives, here's our wish list of everything we want to see.

How Entrepreneurs Vacation Differently

INC.COM | Entrepreneurs see vacations as a chance to experience new places and people and encounter outside perspectives.

Maglev elevators are coming that can go up, down, and sideways

QZ.COM | ThyssenKrupp, the German steel and engineering giant, has created what it calls "the holy grail" of the elevator industry: a system that ...

Narrative Science pulls in $10M to analyze corporate data and turn it into …

VENTUREBEAT.COM | Narrative Science takes huge piles of numbers and makes summaries in the form of legible sentences and paragraphs. Until recently, it had ...

De La Soul Recruit Chuck D for Hard- Hitting New Track ‘The People’

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | It's been a decade since all three members of De La Soul recorded a studio album together, but the 3 Feet High and Rising crew are back ...

Thailand’s junta chief asked for a new TV backdrop–and the internet answered

QZ.COM | Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, head of the military junta that seized power in Thailand in May, complained to reporters this week that Thais were ...

Portman for (vice) president

POLITICO.COM | Rob Portman’s making all the right moves for a dark horse presidential run. And even some of his top supporters say he could be a ...

What not to buy your spouse this holiday season

MARKETWATCH.COM | More couples "self-gift" as their spouses miss the mark on holiday presents.

Don’t Rely On Salary Data To Pick A Programming Language To Learn

READWRITE.COM | Current demand says nothing about earnings potential.

Feedback: Silence for listening pleasure

NEWSCIENTIST.COM | The variety of absence of noise, we look forward to Boring 2015, a really very immobile phone and more (full text available to subscribers)

Circuits on demand: Engineer prints electrical components on paper

PHYS.ORG | (Phys.org) –One of humankind's biggest technological steps was the ability to print words on paper. Now, thanks to College of Engineering ...

Metals Stocks: Gold prices drop sharply as Swiss referendum nears

MARKETWATCH.COM | Gold prices fall sharply as weekend vote over Switzerland’s gold reserves begins to rattle the market.

Seven E-Commerce Trends to Watch For During the Holidays

RECODE.NET | Goodluz/Shutterstock This holiday shopping season is expected to break e-commerce records. Here are seven we’re keeping an eye on over the ...

Crush Point

LONGFORM.ORG | Why people stampede, and what can be done to prevent "crowd disasters." John Seabrook | New Yorker | Feb 2011 [Full Story]

Kim Jong-un hands high ranking Pyongyang position to his younger sister

EURONEWS.COM | North Korea has announced that Kim Yo- jong, the younger sister of leader Kim Jong-un, has been handed a senior role in the ruling Wokers ...

The Best Miscellaneous Fun Movie/TV Gifts of 2014

SLASHFILM.COM | Welcome to the seventh part of /Film’s Ultimate 2014 Film Geek Holiday Gift Guide. We hope we can help you find gifts for your pop ...

It’s true: ChapStick can be habit- forming for some people

VOX.COM | If you're a regular user of ChapStick (or another brand of lip balm), you may have heard the rumor that it's addictive. "There are a lot of ...

Beyond the Bar Path: Reinforcing Movement Patterns in Weightlifting

BREAKINGMUSCLE.COM | Training a new weightlifter should involve the development of baseline athleticism. We held our first ever movement pattern seminar at ...

A Kenyan kid turns his friends’ poop into clean energy

GRIST.ORG | In January 2013, Maseno School in western Kenya had just completed a brand new dormitory, but the building’s shoddy sanitation system was a ...

Drinking a pint from an espresso- inspired beer tap

ENGADGET.COM | I'm tired of walking into musty pubs and ordering pints that are bland, poured incorrectly, and twice the price of the nearest off-licence. ...

Scott Stapp — Placed on Psych Hold … Fears ISIS Attack Against His Kid

TMZ.COM | Creed frontman Scott Stapp was placed on a psych hold after cops say he had drug- fueled paranoid delusions he's a marked man, and his wife ...

The Modern Gentleman’s Guide To Starting A Watch Collection

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | There comes a time in every gentleman's life when he starts to value time – he values it so much, in fact, that he wants to wear it as a ...

Shooter targeted multiple buildings in Austin, Texas, this morning, including …

CNN.COM | (CNN) -- A shooter targeted multiple downtown buildings in the Texas capital early Friday, including the police headquarters, authorities ...

How Dogs Understand What We Say

NPR.ORG | Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that ...

Black Friday” Has Come To Britain And It Looks Like Hell On Earth

BUZZFEED.COM | What is happening to us? Everyone seems to be acting like this is normal in Britain at this time of year. But it's not. For a start, ...

Finland legalises gay marriage

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Finland becomes 12th European nation to give same-sex unions the same status as heterosexual marriages Continue reading...

The Best Workouts For Weight Loss

POPSUGAR.COM | Are you maximizing your calorie-burning time when you work out? Make those minutes count with these workouts for weight loss. Read on to ...

Smashing Pumpkins Sell ‘Fuck You Anderson Cooper’ T-Shirts Featuring Cats In …

PITCHFORK.COM | Last month, Anderson Cooper dedicated a segment of his show "Anderson Cooper 360" to mocking the Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan for posing ...

Southern Democrats Are Trying To Make A Comeback

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | ATLANTA (AP) – To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the ...

Fracking risk compared to thalidomide and asbestos in Walport report

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Historic innovations that have been adopted too hastily with grave unforeseen impacts provide cautionary examples for potential side ...

Madison Loves Books

YOUTUBE.COM | 8-year-old Madison Reid of Cleveland is quickly becoming an Internet star after being interviewed by WKYC Channel 3 at a November grand ...

Listen to Frank Ocean’s New Song “Memrise”

HIGHSNOBIETY.COM | Frank Ocean offers up the best Thanksgiving weekend treat yet with a new song dubbed "Memrise." Posted straight to his own Tumblr page, the ...

TIME Picks the Best Photobooks of 2014

TIME.COM | In 2014, photobook collecting continued to thrive with even more photographers than ever breaking traditional formats and leveling the ...

Suspect opens fire on Austin police department

CBSNEWS.COM | Residents warned to avoid area around police headquarters in Texas city as officers respond to a shooting incident

The World’s Largest Animal Slaughter Festival Has Begun in Nepal

TIME.COM | The largest mass animal sacrifice in the world commenced in Nepal on Friday despite pressure from activists. "It is very festive here, ...

Lunar power: magnifying light by a factor of 10,000, this liquid-filled, …

WEBURBANIST.COM | Magnifying light by a factor of 10,000, this liquid-filled, sun-tracking, energy-harvesting glass sphere is so powerful that it can not ...

Which Small Businesses Need A Big Small Biz Saturday?

FORBES.COM | With awareness of Small Business Saturday rising and the generally fuzzy feelings people have for America’s small businesses, this Saturday ...

The rise and rise of ‘invective marketing’

FORBES.COM | There is a new trend in marketing that no one is talking about. It’s a subset of social media and it is very niche, but for some it works ...

LG G Watch discounted for Black Friday/Cyber Monday via Google Play

CNET.COM | As the holiday shopping season moves into full swing, the tech giant offers a sweet deal on a premium Android Wear device, along with ...

adidas Originals Tubular “New Year’s” Pack

HIGHSNOBIETY.COM | It looks like the pace is already picking up for adidas Originals‘ newly released Tubular sneaker, as the sportswear leviathan is set to ...

Vinyl Music Sales Hit 18-Year High in U.K.

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | More than 1 million records sold for the first time since 1996, led by 'AM' from the Arctic Monkeysread more

Happy Early Chrismukkah To You: Sweet DVD Deals To Buy Now

MTV.COM | Stock your carts and find your credit cards, here are bargains on DVDs you should be watching anyway.

Bitcoin Accepted Into the Mainstream - Wall Street Daily

WALLSTREETDAILY.COM | We are a country that embraces technology. And a currency that is easy to trade and can be transacted 24/7 in any location, perfectly suits ...

BBC Hunts for Saturday Hit, Calls ‘Voice’ Coach Will.i.am a “National Treasure”

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | The U.K. public broadcaster is looking for a big entertainment show that can sit alongside the music competition and 'Strictly Come ...

Penelope Cruz and her sister, Monica Cruz. Damn.

IMGUR.COM | Story tags: Damn, Cruz, Penelopecruz, Monica, Monicacruz, Penelope, Sister

Assassin’s Creed: Unity is in such a state Ubisoft cancels the Season Pass

GEEK.COM | Assassin’s Creed: Unity has been an unmitigated disaster for Ubisoft. What should have been a game that easily topped the charts and earned ...

30 things travelers do in their 30s

MATADORNETWORK.COM | Photo: Jacob T. Meltzer 1. Have someone wait for them at the arrivals area with an embarrassingly large sign. When Jeff and I arrived via ...

This Ski Rescue Video Is The Scariest Thing You’ll See This Week

MPORA.COM | This is truly terrifying stuff. This group of amateur backcountry skiers had to rescue a member of their team who fell into a tree well. ...

Unique in Every Way, Just Like Me

CHEEZBURGER.COM | LoL by: olmatuck Tagged: snowflake , blinds , Cats , i have no idea what im doing Share on Facebook

Hack Friday

POLITICO.COM | This holiday shopping season, kicking off with post-Thanksgiving deals, millions of Americans will almost certainly have their credit or ...

Time cloak used to hide messages in laser light

NEWSCIENTIST.COM | A time cloak conceals events rather than objects. Cloaked messages were so secret no one could read them – now they can sneak along optical ...

Archaeologists Discover The World’s Largest Ancient Stone Block

IO9.COM | See that absurdly massive stone block? Yeah, that's not the one we're talking about. Look over to the right. German archaeologists working ...

Patriots-Packers Week 13 Predictions - CBS Local

CBSLOCAL.COM | BOSTON (CBS) – The 98.5 The Sports Hub and WBZ-TV sports teams make their predictions for Sunday’s Patriots- Packers game at Lambeau Field. ...

Here’s a Nice Holiday Gift Idea: Change Twitter’s 140 Character Limit

RECODE.NET | Julia Tim/Shutterstock In the spirit of Black Friday, I’m sending along my holiday wish list to Twitter. I’d like a better search feature, ...

ZANO: a tiny drone that tries to think on its own

SLASHGEAR.COM | If you have had nightmares of dozens, if not hundreds, of intelligent drones swarming towards you, then perhaps ZANO is a nightmare come ...

Big Sean Earns Third No. 1 on Hot R&B /Hip-Hop Songs

BILLBOARD.COM | Big Sean rises to the top of Hot R&B /Hip-Hop Songs with "I Don't F--- With You" featuring E-40, securing his third No. 1 on the chart. It ...

Who Wins the Bishop-Knight Exchange?

THEATLANTIC.COM | At the beginning of my first-grade chess class, the teacher explained relative values for each piece. He did this right after diagramming ...

Not an Airplane Pilot? You Won’t Be Flying Commercial Drones

BUSINESSWEEK.COM | The FAA's first draft of new rules, to the industry's dismay, includes private pilot licensing, along with limiting flights to 400 feet and ...

Film Review: ‘Um Ghayeb: Mother of the Unborn’

VARIETY.COM | Salib looks deeper than infertility and the deeply-rooted, fascinating pre- Islamic superstitions holding sway in the region, allowing her ...

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