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Cross one more thing off your to-do list: Don’t rake your leaves, say …

USATODAY.COM | SEATTLE, Wash. -- Here's an excuse to use the next time someone asks you to rake the leaves: Science. The National Wildlife Federation is ...

Marion Barry, 4-time mayor of D.C., dies at 78

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | Del. Walter Fauntroy, D-D.C., left, hoists Marion Barry’s hand to signal Barry’s election to the school board during the victory party at ...

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Taylor Mali on “What Teachers Make”

YOUTUBE.COM | Taylor Mali ( one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement and one of the few people in the world to have ...

Brain Scans Reveal What Dogs Really Think of Us - Mic

MIC.COM | This partner story is part of BrainMic, a collaboration with GE to share the latest advances in brain research and technology. In the ...

Class-action suit says Rightscorp makes illegal, harassing phone calls

ARSTECHNICA.COM | Morgan Pietz, one of the lawyers who wrapped "copyright troll" Prenda Law in a whirl of judicial sanctions, has set his sights on a new ...

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Moved by Fire: History’s Promethean Moment–Vol. 2, No. 4

THEAPPENDIX.NET | Herakleitos famously observed that everything is change, and more specifically concluded that all things are an exchange for fire, and fire ...

Mother charged for abandoning baby in drain in Sydney

BBC.COM | Australian police have charged a 30 -year-old woman with attempted murder after she abandoned her newborn baby in a drain in western ...

Ted Cruz Wants To Fight Obama Over Immigration, But He Forgot About One Thing - …

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is calling for congressional Republicans to fight back against President Barack Obama's executive ...

Nelly vs. Bee Gees - Stayin Hot (lobsterdust mashup)

YOUTUBE.COM | Story tags: Nelly, Mashup, Beegee, Bee, Stayinhot, Lobsterdust, Stayin, Hot

Magnitude-6.7 quake injures at least 41 in Nagano - The Japan Times

JAPANTIMES.CO.JP | At least 41 people were injured, seven of them severely, by a magnitude-6.7 earthquake that struck Nagano Prefecture and surrounding areas ...

Fox host mocks Ted Cruz’s new govt. shutdown: ‘It didn’t work very well with …

RAWSTORY.COM | I went undercover to become ‘ex-gay’: Inside the slimy world of conversion therapy WATCH: Physicist uses brain as ‘radio transmitter’ to ...

Tourist fined $30,000 for tagging Colosseum

SBS.COM.AU | A Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros ($A30,000) for engraving a big letter 'K' on a wall of the Colosseum, the latest act of ...

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

BRAINPICKINGS.ORG | "He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged." "We are what we ...

The stray dog who followed an extreme sports team during a 430-mile race …

DAILYMAIL.CO.UK | Exhausted, covered in mud and desperately hungry, a team of Swedish athletes sat down for a meal as they prepared to take on a dangerous ...

This Conversation Between a 13-Year-Old Coming Out to His Best Friend is …

CHEEZBURGER.COM | And on that day, we didn't make any snarky comments about "Kids These Days." Submitted by: (via Instinct Magazine) Tagged: lgbtq , ...

Box Office Report: The Hunger Games Wins the Weekend (and the Year)

TIME.COM | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 predictably topped this weekend’s box office – but less predictably didn’t do as well as the previous ...

Sunday Shootaround: Anthony Davis must be seen to be believed

SBNATION.COM | x The List ICYMI Say What Vine Of The Week googleplus facebook twitter up Anthony Davis must be seen to be believed Paul ...

RG III faces hook if ineffective, sources say

GO.COM | Robert Griffin III could be yanked Sunday by the Washington Redskins in favor of Colt McCoy, or an evaluation will be made to make a move ...

Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park - What …

NYTIMES.COM | GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. '” What will they call this place once the glaciers are gone? A century ago, this sweep of mountains on the ...

Man Yells “Fuck Her Right In The Pussy” On SportsCenter

DEADSPIN.COM | Poor Bob Holtzman.Read more...

Ferguson Prepares for Fallout From Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

NBCNEWS.COM | Ferguson Awaits Michael Brown Grand Jury DecisionPeople on the street in Ferguson, Missouri, share their thoughts before a grand jury ...

The New ‘Jurassic World’ Teaser Trailer Reveals An Even Bigger Announcement

MTV.COM | The teaser trailer for one of 2015's most anticipated movies, 'Jurassic World' has arrived – and yes, there's Chris Pratt and Jessica ...

Former leader of ‘gay cure’ group marries male partner

METRO.CO.UK | The former head of a group that claimed it could stop people being attracted to those of the same sex has married his male partner. John ...

It Becoming More And More Clear That Browns Fan Came To Sports Bar Alone

THEONION.COM | HOUSTON–Noting his quiet demeanor and the fact that he has not been included in any of the conversations taking place around him, sources ...

How Kelly Ripa Keeps Her Family Organized the ‘Old-Fashioned’ Way

PEOPLE.COM | Ripa has partnered with the Children's Motrin Unstoppable Moms Campaign to raise money for Safe Kids Worldwide

Lindsey Graham Won’t Accept New Benghazi Report: It’s ‘Full Of Crap’

TALKINGPOINTSMEMO.COM | Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday refused to accept that the new House Benghazi report cleared the Obama administration of any ...

The Working Life: When the Workday Ends, More Fathers Are Heading to the Kitchen

NYTIMES.COM | As parents juggle the demands of their jobs with the desire to prepare home- cooked meals, men are increasingly in front of the stove.

Archbishop of Westminster shocked by effects of Gaza war

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Cardinal Vincent Nichols toured areas of Gaza devastated during the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the summer Continue reading...

The Most Effective Ball Exercises Everyone Should Be Doing

POPSUGAR.COM | Don't just walk by your stability ball! It's one of the best fitness tools you can own, so put yours to good use with these incredibly ...

Refs Miss Offsides Call on Jadeveon Clowney, Andy Dalton Throws Pick-6 - …

BLEACHERREPORT.COM | Houston Texans cornerback Jonathan Joseph made a great play to jump a route and take an interception 60 yards to the house in the third ...

10-Minute Workout to Tighten the Arm Jiggle

POPSUGAR.COM | Sculpted arms are always in season, so it's time to say adios to the arm jiggle. Here's a 10-minute workout to tone your arms with extra ...

The Internet made a Minnesota-Nebraska rivalry trophy actually worth caring …

SBNATION.COM | The $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy must remain a real thing. Hey, rest of the Big Ten: this is how you trophy game. The Big Ten is known ...

The jobs only you can do

TYPEPAD.COM | One of the milestones every entrepreneur passes is when she stops thinking of people she hires as expensive ("I could do that job for ...

You Can’t Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

THEATLANTIC.COM | If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating about the existence of evolution? ...

Why Voter Turnout In Oregon Is Incredibly High

TALKINGPOINTSMEMO.COM | PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an ...

TIL The only Japanese who survived the Titanic lost his job because he became …

WIKIPEDIA.ORG | Masabumi Hosono ( Hosono Masabumi , 15 October 1870 – 14 March 1939 ) was the only Japanese passenger on the RMS Titanic '​s disastrous ...

24 More Incredible Images You Won’t Believe Were Found On Google Street View

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | What do you do when you want to travel but can't afford the costs? Spend a lot of time on Google Street View, of course! That's what the ...

7 digital marketing solutions for every startup’s needs

THENEXTWEB.COM | Daniel Reed is the Digital Marketing Manager for Sinch. This post originally appeared on the Mention blog. It’s tough being a startup – ...

‘Terminator: Genisys’: First Photo of Arnold Schwarzenegger As A T-800

SCREENRANT.COM | A new leaked promotional photo from ‘Terminator: Genisys’ reveals Arnold Schwarzenegger as a aged T-800.

SF Has An S&M Problem

TECHCRUNCH.COM | It’s a Friday night, and I am on the prowl. I’m with my friend Edgar, and we are looking for evidence of the increasing S&M problem among ...

Republicans renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

THEHILL.COM | Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s ascent to the top of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee is likely to reignite the decades-old debate over ...

NeNe Leakes Spoofs Kim Kardashian’s Butt Pic In ‘Cinderella’ Costume

HOLLYWOODLIFE.COM | Another day, another spoof of Kim Kardashian’s butt.

Stealth malware found spying on telecoms, energy sectors

CNET.COM | Regin's complex nature suggests a nation state is behind the cyberespionage tool's development, Symantec reports.

So many subtle ways to be human, and so many subtle ways to be wrong.

TOR.COM | Vlad has grown distant from his wife. His son has trouble at school. And he has to keep his sharp teeth hidden. This short story was ...

Wallace to Dem Rep.: How Can Obama Ignore Congress on Immigration, Then Ask …

MEDIAITE.COM | Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace sparred with Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) over President Barack Obama’s executive action on ...

Shark Cats, portraits of terror

BRYNNART.COM | It was a normal day when I grabbed my sketchpad and began to doodle. What came out was little scribbles of a horrible little creature: the ...

If You Think This is About Extreme Frugality, You’re Missing The Point

MRMONEYMUSTACHE.COM | A few months back, I joined in f or an episode of a podcast called the Disciplined Investor. The host Andrew Horowitz and I were chatting ...

12-year-old boy shot by Cleveland police has died

CLEVELAND.COM | CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The 12-year-old boy wielding what turned out to be a BB gun when he was shot by police outside a Cleveland recreation ...

Bill Cosby’s Legacy, Recast

LONGFORM.ORG | Five of the sixteen women speak. Paul Farhi | Washington Post | Nov 2014 [Full Story]

New high school course: ‘How to deal with cops’

NYPOST.COM | The principal of East Side Community HS invited the New York Civil Liberties Union to give a two-day training session last week on ...

Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him …

INDEPENDENT.CO.UK | New York pastor James David Manning, leader of the ATLAH World Missionary Church in Harlem, appears to have shared Adam Reake’s video with ...

Baltimore residents demand tougher laws on police officers: “The hearing came …

BALTIMORESUN.COM | With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws ...

How To Put Weed In Your Thanksgiving Dinner

BUZZFEED.COM | Happy Danksgiving, America! This delicious feast will get you high as a kite. Macey Foronda / Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed Macey ...

The 22 Most Accurate Tumblr Posts About Being A Twentysomething

BUZZFEED.COM | It’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times… This accurate description of friendship. theinglourious.tumblr.com When you ...

Giffords finishes 11-mile bike ride

CNN.COM | (CNN) -- Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords completed an 11-mile cycling event Saturday, marking another milestone in her recovery from a ...

Nico Rosberg hails Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton as a deserved champion - …

SKYSPORTS.COM | A gracious and sporting Nico Rosberg has hailed Lewis Hamilton as a "deserved" World Champion after being beaten to the title by his ...

Watch Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson Funk Up ‘SNL

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars visited Saturday Night Live last night to debut their new track "Uptown Funk," and the duo – backed by a ...

Peter Gabriel Debuts New Song ‘What Lies Ahead’ in Concert

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | It has been a dozen years since Peter Gabriel released Up, his last collection of original music. While the former Genesis frontman did ...

Watch The Futura Launch Right Now

ESA.INT | ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is all set for her five-month mission on the International Space Station. She will leave Earth on ...

Hilton comes through with TD for baby daughter

GO.COM | Indianapolis Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton followed through with a touchdown for his newborn daughter.

New teaser gives us our first look yet at ‘Jurassic World’

THEVERGE.COM | The first Jurassic World trailer isn't set to arrive until Thanksgiving, but Universal is giving us our first taste of the film right now. ...

Simple flowchart to tell if you are being persecuted against this holiday season

VOX.COM | It's almost that time of the year: snow is about to fall, toys are about to go on sale, and the culture wars about to heat up. That's ...

How 3-D Printing Is Changing Medicine

NEWYORKER.COM | In February of 2012, a medical team at the University of Michigan’s C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, in Ann Arbor, carried out an unusual ...

Jennifer Aniston on Kim Kardashian’s Butt Photo: I Was the Original

TIME.COM | If the Internet in 1996 wasn’t already slow and limping thanks to dial-up, Jennifer Aniston probably would have #BrokenIt. Nearly 18 years ...

Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher: “It fills me with despair, …

SALON.COM | Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in ...

The physics of productivity: Newton’s laws for getting stuff done

THENEXTWEB.COM | James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has ...

Superheroes and Star Wars get a 16th- century makeover – in pictures

THEGUARDIAN.COM | Photographer Sacha Goldberger has reimagined comic-book heroes and Star Wars characters in the style of old masters, in his photo series ...

How Formula One Actually Works: A Guide For Confused Americans

JALOPNIK.COM | Cricket is considered to be the most impenetrable game for non-Englishmen to comprehend. Being English I cannot understand why foreigners ...

Exploring The Religious Naturalist Option

NPR.ORG | Religious naturalists understand humans to be emergent from and, hence, a part of nature, says commentator Ursula Goodenough. They also ...

The cult of kiddie danger

VOX.COM | Lenore Skenazy is a public speaker and founder of the book and blog Free-Range kids. Her show "World's Worst Mom" airs on Discovery/TLC ...

UVA Temporarily Suspends Fraternities After Horrifying Gang Rape Accusations

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | An image of protests against rape culture on the UVA campus on Saturday. CREDIT: WHSV Screenshot The University of Virginia is temporarily ...

​Katy Perry Slams ‘Perverted & Disgusting’ Australian Paparazzi on Twitter

BILLBOARD.COM | Paparazzi beware: If you push Katy Perry too far, she might tweet your headshot and call you a stalker. Watch Katy Perry, Will.i.am, Adam ...

Grammar Pirates

IMGUR.COM | Story tags: Grammar, Pirate

I like to pain tiny pictures on my nails. These are some of my favorites.

IMGUR.COM | Story tags: Tinypicture, Pain, Picture, Nail, Favorite

The Microaggression Farce: The latest campus fad, which sees racism everywhere, …

CITY-JOURNAL.ORG | The latest campus fad, which sees racism everywhere, will create a new generation of permanent victims. In November 2013, two dozen ...

Tunisia votes in historic presidential poll

ALJAZEERA.COM | Middle EastPolls open in first free vote since independence, pitting new generation of politicians against old guard.Tunis - Tunisians are ...

Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Heads Home After Leg Amputation

PEOPLE.COM | "This is about to be Rebekah unleashed. They haven't seen anything yet," DiMartino says

TIL grasshoppers require 12 times less feed to produce a kilogram of edible …

UNIVERSITYPOST.DK | Bugs reduce pollution, increase nutrition, and should seriously be considered as a food source: This is according to a UN report with ...

Child soldiers become integral part of ISIS’ army

CBSNEWS.COM | Suicide bombers, guards, cooks, spies: kids as young as 10 openly recruited into terror groups' campaign "in a systematic and organized ...

Why Ferguson has been in a state of emergency for years

QZ.COM | On Nov. 17, Governor Jay Nixon issued an executive order placing Missouri under a "state of emergency." The nature of the emergency was ...

Is Jaguar planning an electric sports car? We can hope

VENTUREBEAT.COM | Carmakers do their best to keep future- model plans a secret, but the sprawling bureaucracy of today’s corporate operations can sometimes ...

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

LIFEHACKER.COM | There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are ...

2014 American Music Awards Red Carpet— See All the Stars as They Arrive!

EONLINE.COM | And so it begins! Stars have started arriving at the 2014 American Music Awards red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and you can ...

WOMAN SAVED BY BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT SETS OUT TO PAY IT FORWARD

ABC7.COM | Two years ago, Joselyn Miller became very weak. She went to several doctors and specialists, but no one knew what was wrong."I could not ...

How To Turn One Presentation Into A Million Connections

FORBES.COM | Personal branding doesn't have to be time consuming. Learn hot to turn on action into a year of personal branding activities that will ...

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