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New York Times calls for Cheney, Bush officials to be investigated and …

RAWSTORY.COM | In a blistering editorial published in the Monday edition of the New York Times, the editorial page editors are calling upon the Justice ...

Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70

BBC.COM | Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70. The singer song-writer ...

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TIL that according to Elon Musk, Top Gear completely faked their segment on …

TESLAMOTORS.COM | You may have heard recently about an article written by John Broder from The New York Times that makes numerous claims about the ...

North Korea’s Internet Appears To Be Under Mass Cyber Attack

VOX.COM | Internet connectivity between North Korea and the outside world, though never robust to begin with, is currently suffering one of its worst ...

Mercury Once Oozed With Lava–Until the Planet Shrank

WIRED.COM | SAN FRANCISCO–Smaller things cool faster, so being the solar system’s smallest planet, Mercury cooled rapidly after it formed 4.6 billion ...

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How David Gregory Lost His Job

WASHINGTONIAN.COM | Last summer, Gregory was let go from his gig as host of "Meet the Press." Here's an inside look at his fall from the top'”and what it says ...

Microsoft Launches Site to Lure MacBook Switchers to Surface Pro 3 - Mac Rumors

MACRUMORS.COM | Microsoft is hoping to lure MacBook users to its Surface Pro 3 with a new site that's aimed at users who are considering switching from an ...

Ouch! Pope says Vatican bureaucracy suffers from “spiritual Alzheimer’s”: (A. …

USATODAY.COM | VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people ...

Gun Control Ad Tells Kids to Steal Their Parents’ Guns and Bring Them to the …

IJREVIEW.COM | Gun control advocate and independent filmmaker Rejina Sincic has created what she calls a PSA aimed at "reducing gun violence in schools ...

Not monkeying around: Primate revives unconscious friend after accident

NBCNEWS.COM | A monkey in India bites and dunks another monkey in water in an attempt to revive the animal who was knocked unconscious after walking on ...

The ten best books of 2014

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS Exploding with violence, the third novel by Marlon James cuts a swath across recent Jamaican history. It ...

NYPD Officers Remembered for Community, Family Dedication - ABC News

GO.COM | ABC NewsNYPD Officers Remembered for Community, Family DedicationABC NewsThe New York City police officers killed in Saturday's shooting ...

Bob Marley’s 70th Birthday Celebration Kicks Off With ‘Easy Skanking’ Live Album

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Bob Marley would have turned 70 in 2015, so the reggae singer's family is marking the milestone with a yearlong commemoration of his music ...

Nordic Quack

SLATE.COM | Nothing says Christmas like Donald Duck … if you’re Swedish. Every culture has its own holiday customs, and Jeremy Stahl, a non-Swede and a ...

Domino Chain Reaction

YOUTUBE.COM | A domino can knock over another domino about 1.5x larger than itself. A chain of dominos of increasing size makes a kind of mechanical ...

Watch Garth Brooks and Justin Timberlake Get ‘Low’ in Surprise Duet

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Two weeks after throwing an unexpected cover of "Friends in Low Places" into the middle of his set at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in ...

America’s Military: A Conservative Institution’s Uneasy Cultural Evolution

MILITARYTIMES.COM | In his first term, President Obama oversaw repeal of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Then he broke with one of the ...

The internet decides that The Interview is a perfect movie

THEVERGE.COM | Sometimes, a movie's notoriety can transcend its actual content and make it a culturally significant milestone all by its lonesome. No ...

Russell Wilson Is About To Become The NFL’s Next $100 Million Quarterback

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | As a third-round draft pick in 2012, Russell Wilson has been an amazing steal for the Seattle Seahawks. But that time is almost over as ...

Time’s Up for ‘Timeout’ - Atlantic Mobile

THEATLANTIC.COM | At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors have gathered to hear ...

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, And Other Famous Execs Use To Run Meetings

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | Americans sit through some 11 million meetings every day – with the unproductive ones costing companies $37 billion a year. We've already ...

Worst money mistakes you can make at any age

MARKETWATCH.COM | Everyone makes mistakes with money. Avoid these financial blunders at any stage of life.

Nick Young has the perfect plan to save Kobe

SBNATION.COM | "Just give me the ball." The burden of single-handedly saving the Lakers is wearing Kobe Bryant down. Byron Scott said he's worried about ...

Nigel Farage attacks pupils’ Ukip parody app featuring Nicholas Fromage

THEGUARDIAN.COM | App developed by sixth-formers at Canterbury Academy allows players to kick immigrants off white cliffs of DoverA phone app made by school ...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Star in Sexy Balmain Menswear Campaign—See the …

EONLINE.COM | Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are haute couture and hot, too! Fashion's first couple stars in Balmain's Spring/Summer 2015 menswear ...

269 Sunken Turbines To Make Scotland Home To World’s Largest Tidal Farm

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | One of scotlands stunning North Atlantic beaches located in the northwest scottish Highlands. CREDIT: shutterstock The world’s largest ...

Watch An 11-Year-Old Björk Tell The Nativity Story On Icelandic TV

STEREOGUM.COM | In 1976, an 11-year-old Björk participated in a Christmas special for Icelandic TV station RUV in which she read the nativity story while ...

Islamic convert, 40, facing terrorism charges after he mows down 11 people in …

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK | Thirteen people have been injured after a known psychiatric patient drove into pedestrians shouting 'God is greatest' in Arabic in a French ...

Watch As 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Enjoy a Holiday Feast with Human Hands

CHEEZBURGER.COM | Submitted by: (via Freshpet) Tagged: christmas , catsdogs , food , Video Share on Facebook

The Greatest Lawyer Who Ever Lived

TEXASMONTHLY.COM | Legal disclaimer: "Salty language" doesn’t begin to describe the words Jamail uses in this piece. If you read on, which we recommend, and ...

The 12 Coolest Places To Eat In 2015

FORBES.COM | One globetrotting gourmand's list of restaurants worth seeking out now

8 Sayings Gen-Y Should Probably Leave Behind In 2014… Or Nah

ELITEDAILY.COM | It’s that wonderful time of year once again. A time to reflect on the last 12 months of our lives and wonder how the hell it came and went ...

Jennifer Aniston Has A Great Reply To Everyone Who Wonders If She’s Ever Going …

UPWORTHY.COM | Jennifer Aniston has something to say about her womb. She should be the only one, right? She's totally right. Just think of all the ...

The Government Bailouts Just Ended, With Billions In Profit

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | CREDIT: Shutterstock On Friday, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had sold its remaining shares of Ally Financial, the former ...

Joe Cocker dead at 70

CBSNEWS.COM | Singer was the voice behind "With a Little Help From My Friends," "You Are So Beautiful" and "Feelin' Alright"

How U.S. Businesses Can Succeed in India in 2015 - HBR

HBR.ORG | On January 26, 2015, President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit India twice. Ahead of Indian Prime Minister ...

Weirdest Weather of 2014: Photos

DISCOVERY.COM | If you were interested in freaky weather, 2014 had it all: snow in full effect, super storms and a drought for the ages.

Cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley was violent, suicidal: police - New York Daily News

NYDAILYNEWS.COM | The cold-blooded fiend who assassinated two police officers was a troubled, violent and suicidal transient who frightened even his own ...

Important PSA: Update Gadget Gifts Before You Wrap Them

GIZMODO.COM | So you pulled out the big guns and you got your son (age 27 or otherwise) a console. You're justifiably excited about the Christmas morning ...

The 9 Most Damaging Lies We Tell Ourselves Daily

INC.COM | Sometimes the biggest obstacles are the ones we create and tell ourselves about the world around us.

Why Successful People Need Hobbies

INC.COM | Don't think it's worth making time for hobbies? Read this and you may reconsider.

Russia entering ‘full-fledged economic crisis’, says ex-minister Kudrin

REUTERS.COM | Kudrin -- a darling of investors who is credited with building Russia's $170 billion worth of sovereign wealth funds -- added that ...

A Strange New Gene Pool of Animals Is Brewing in the Arctic

LONGFORM.ORG | Climate change is giving rise to intermating between previously distinct species. Welcome to a world with "grolar bears." Tim McDonnell | ...

Chill, Bro!” Video Shows Chad Kelly Brawling With Bouncers

DEADSPIN.COM | A reader sent us video of the fight that allegedly sparked Ole Miss quarterback signee Chad Kelly to threaten an AK-47 massacre at a ...

Injustice at the Intersection: How America’s Suburbs Are Engineered Against The …

DISSENTMAGAZINE.ORG | On April 10, 2010, four-year-old A.J. Newman was killed just steps from his home. Along with his mother and two sisters, he was trying to ...

Kurdish fighters move on ISIL’s Mosul hub

ALJAZEERA.COM | Peshmerga forces expand a major offensive against ISIL while also delivering aid to Yazidi refugees on Mount Sinjar.Kurdish forces in Iraq ...

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

BRAINPICKINGS.ORG | From theoretical physics to the unusual stories behind people’s tattoos, by way of secular spirituality, the hummingbird effect, and Werner ...

Peru Is Now Giving Free Solar Power To Its 2 Million Poorest Citizens

MINDS.COM | The National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Program will cost about $200 million, which is basically nothing in the scheme of most ...

J.K. Rowling gives fans Draco Malfoy’s life story for Christmas

DAILYDOT.COM | On the 11th day of Christmas, J.K. Rowling gave us what we’ve all been waiting for: more intel on Draco Malfoy.For more than a week, ...

Six people feared dead after bin lorry crashes into pedestrians in Glasgow city …

DAILYRECORD.CO.UK | SIX people are feared dead after a bin lorry lost control and mounted a pavement. The accident happened outside the Millennium Hotel, next ...

Attack Is Suspected as North Korean Internet Collapses - New York Times

NYTIMES.COM | WASHINGTON - North Korea'™s already tenuous links to the Internet went completely dark on Monday after days of instability, in what ...

Nuns On The Ranch Give A Heavenly Twist To Beef

NPR.ORG | At a Colorado ranch run by Benedictine nuns, prayer and farming go hand in hand. "We have kind of a corner on the market" for grass-fed ...

26 Times Tom Hiddleston Made You Wish He Were Yours In 2014

BUZZFEED.COM | We should be so Loki, Loki, Loki, Loki. Then just ruled it throughout. From making us weak at the knees every time he wore a suit. ...

Paris Wants to Keep Central Neighborhoods From Becoming ‘Ghettos for the Rich’ …

CITYLAB.COM | What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a "ghetto for the rich"? Quite a lot, according to the city of ...

Rock singer Joe Cocker dies at age 70 after battle with cancer - @yorkshirepost

YORKSHIREPOST.CO.UK | Thank you for verifying your email address. Verification link has expired, please sign in and click on resend verification email from your ...

Japanese animation: The Tale of Studio Ghibli

ECONOMIST.COM | STUDIO GHIBLI, the animation studio behind the Oscar-winning feature film "Spirited Away", has frequently been described as Japan’s answer ...

ISIS ‘more dangerous than people realize’

CNN.COM | Juergen Todenhoefer's journey was a tough one: dangerous, but also eye- opening. The author traveled deep into ISIS territory -- the area ...

Paul Stanley Folgers Coffee Commercial

YOUTUBE.COM | Here is the never aired Folgers commercial featuring Paul Stanley that ultra conservative parent company, Proctor and Gamble shelved out of ...

Hear Lea Michele Sing Full Version of ‘Let It Go’ on ‘Glee’

BILLBOARD.COM | Quick! Someone create a timeline where the universes of Glee and Frozen intersect. (Is Arendelle just outside Lima, Ohio?) Full audio of ...

How to fly on a private jet for under $200 per person

MARKETWATCH.COM | The allure of private plane travel is strong thanks to how uncomfortable both the airport and flying experience have become. Here are some ...

This Is the Stupidest Anti-Science Bullshit of 2014

MOTHERJONES.COM | 2014 had its fair share of landmark scientific accomplishments: dramatic cuts to the cost of sequencing a genome; sweeping investigations ...

Bin lorry crashes into group of Christmas shoppers

METRO.CO.UK | Emergency services at the scene on Queen Street in Glasgow where a bin lorry hit pedestrians (Picture: SWSN) Emergency services have been ...

T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea After Q-Tip’s Hip-Hop History Lesson

BILLBOARD.COM | T.I. is now stepping up on Twitter to give his opinion about the Iggy Azalea/Azealia Banks feud, which stems from an interview Banks gave ...

The Importance of Treating NYPD Officers as Individuals

THEATLANTIC.COM | At 28-years-old, Ismaaiyl Brinsley had been arrested 19 times and served 2 years in prison. On Saturday, in a crime spree that began when ...

A Journalist Confronted The “Manspreaders” Who Take Up Too Much Room On Trains

BUZZFEED.COM | "Are you familiar with the term ‘manspreading’?" Last week, journalists at Gothamist asked men with their legs spread out on the subway: ...

Orangutan in Argentina Zoo Wins Right to Freedom

DISCOVERY.COM | A court rules that the 29-year-old female is entitled to more desirable living conditions.

Study: ‘White’ Southerners have more African ancestry than they know

VOX.COM | Many Americans who call themselves white might be surprised to find out that they have some African ancestry. Especially in the South: ...

Portal Trick Shots

DEVOUR.COM | The things you can do with an Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device....Visit Devour to watch this video.

11 Things You Might Not Know About Reindeer

MENTALFLOSS.COM | Beyond their sled-pulling capabilities and discrimination towards those with red noses, what do you really know about reindeer?

Engineers Continue Work On Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

MOTORAUTHORITY.COM | Because electric cars and rockets apparently aren't interesting enough, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk last year ...

How David Gregory Lost His Job

LONGFORM.ORG | The inside story, involving low ratings, new ownership, suspected leaks, and a mandate that Meet the Press "loosen up." Luke Mullins | ...

Why Saudis Decided Not to Prop Up Oil

WSJ.COM | Behind OPEC’s decision not to cut crude output was Saudi Arabia’s view that America’s energy boom poses a new threat–one factor in a ...

Tea partier braces for primary challenge from establishment

POLITICO.COM | Tea party favorite Mike Lee roiled the GOP establishment four years ago when he knocked off a sitting senator on his way to the Republican ...

This beer tells you how much to drink to boost your creativity

ENGADGET.COM | When you've been stuck on a problem or that creative spark just won't come, the chances are you've turned to a cup of coffee to get things ...

Marshawn Lynch goes Beast Mode on Cardinals’ defense - FOXSports.com

FOXSPORTS.COM | New York TimesMarshawn Lynch goes Beast Mode on Cardinals' defenseFOXSports.comMarshawn Lynch's upset stomach might have sidelined him for ...

Why the smartest people travel

MATADORNETWORK.COM | Photo: Travel Manitoba WHEN I SCROLL through James’ Facebook photos, I find an open door to places I am not – The Golden Gate Bridge, a ...

Leadership: Stupid Is As Stupid Does

FORBES.COM | I have long held to the belief that leadership exists to disrupt mediocrity. However my observation is that many in positions of leadership ...

Why are we so eager to embrace conspiracy theories?

NEWSCIENTIST.COM | A staggering number of people believe the unbelievable. How should we respond, ask political scientists Eric Oliver and Tom Wood

The Startup Meant to Reinvent What Bitcoin Can Do - MIT Technology Review (blog)

TECHNOLOGYREVIEW.COM | The technology at the heart of Bitcoin could have a much wider impact if it could be used for more than just financial transactions. ...

The Engineer Who Is Creating Artificial Glaciers To Solve The Water Problems Of …

THEBETTERINDIA.COM | The Engineer Who Is Creating Ice Stupas To Solve The Water Problems Of People In Ladakh Sonam Wangchuk had been inspired by Chewang ...

Harry Styles & Victoria’s Secret Model Nadine Leopold Dating?

HOLLYWOODLIFE.COM | It’s December again and you know what that means – Harry Styles has a new girl!

Police departments on alert after cop killings

AP.ORG | Latest NewsAdvertisementNEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to ...

Oracle Continues March To Cloud Buying Data As A Service Broker Datalogix

TECHCRUNCH.COM | Oracle added another piece to its growing cloud portfolio today, buying digital-marketing, Data as a Service broker Datalogix. The move not ...

Report: India weighs dropping support for Palestinians at UN in wake of closer …

HAARETZ.COM | Following a power change in India and improvement of its relations with Israel, the government of Narendra Modi is considering changing its ...

Birth in a Northern Nation

WINNIPEGFREEPRESS.COM | RANKIN INLET – Samantha Tutanuak’s straight, dark hair is growing long – a bit brittle now from Rankin’s cold and wintry wind, but she’ll ...

The Superfans Using Stats To Get To The Bottom Of ‘Serial’

FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM | "Serial" is over, but the podcast’s fans aren’t done debating who committed the 1999 murder of Baltimore County high school student Hae Min ...

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