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Obama: ‘Change is gonna come to Cuba. It has to.’

NBCNEWS.COM | President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" by nixing the release of a comedic film after the ...

Israeli army says it has carried out an airstrike in Gaza targeting a Hamas …

BREAKINGNEWS.COM | Editor's note: To recap: a Palestinian man threw acid at a father and 4 daughters in the occupied West Bank. An IDF spokesperson said the ...

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Masters of Love - The Atlantic

THEATLANTIC.COM | Science says lasting relationships come down to–you guessed it–kindness and generosity. Every day in June, the most popular wedding month ...

When Elite Parents Dominate Volunteers, Children Lose - NYTimes.com

NYTIMES.COM | One long-ago day my mother took cupcakes to school wearing a pale yellow coat – not warm enough for the winter day, but she wanted to look ...

Inside the Pakistan school where gunmen killed more than 140 people

MASHABLE.COM | On Tuesday morning, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in northwestern Pakistan, killing more than 140 people '” mostly children. It was the ...

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A Tree Is Known By Its Fruit

TEXASMONTHLY.COM | The late afternoon of March 25, 2012, a voice crackled over the police scanners that perch on the coffee tables or hang on the belts of ...

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Arduino Thermostat Includes Vacation Mode

HACKADAY.COM | When [William’s] thermostat died, he wanted an upgrade. He found a few off- the-shelf Internet enabled thermostats, but they were all very ...

US Supreme Court denies stay, same-sex marriage in Florida set to begin Jan. 6 …

MIAMIHERALD.COM | Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida –the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to ...

Modernized Space Camp Allows Kids To Simulate Frustration Over Lack Of Funding

THEONION.COM | HUNTSVILLE, AL–Aiming to provide attendees with an authentic glimpse into the nation’s space program, representatives for the U.S. Space & ...

Approximately 1,000 paratroopers from the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division …

STRIPES.COM | WASHINGTON – Approximately 1,000 paratroopers from the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq early next year to help the ...

If Kim Jong Un and his henchmen were upset before, wait till they see the …

WSBTV.COM | Publisher Larry Flynt attends the 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Entertainment Project And Citizenship Education Fund Awards Gala at The Beverly ...

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | Does your job fit your personality? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion ...

North Korea Is Not Funny - The Atlantic

THEATLANTIC.COM | Let's be clear: The Interview isn't a courageous act of defiance against a dictator. In recent months, the uproar over The Interview, a ...

Same-sex marriage rights are sweeping the US. Here’s where each state stands.

VOX.COM | Update: On December 19, the Supreme Court refused to stay a decision striking down Florida's same-sex marriage ban, allowing gay and ...

Ernie shares the secret to his 45-year friendship with Bert

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM | They're two of the most famous friends in television history. For nearly half a century, best buds Bert and Ernie have lived together on ...

Corey Brewer to Rockets: Latest Trade Details, Analysis and Reaction - Bleacher …

BLEACHERREPORT.COM | The Minnesota Timberwolves' wing is a little less crowded after Friday, as they've agreed to trade swingman Corey Brewer to the Houston ...

Run-D.M.C. Producer Larry Smith Dead at 63

ROLLINGSTONE.COM | Larry Smith, producer of some of the most cherished hip-hop records of the Eighties, including Run-D.M.C.'s first two albums, died Thursday ...

Watch an Annotated Version of Colbert’s Farewell Song and See Who All Those …

SLATE.COM | Thursday night’s finale of The Colbert Report practically begged for it, so here it is: the definitive video annotation of everyone who ...

Kourtney Kardashian Refuses to Take a Photo With Sweet Fans: “I’m Not in the …

EONLINE.COM | In the above clip from this Sunday's Kourtney & Khloé Take The Hamptons, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick take a casual ride through ...

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Forced to Eat His Words After Tweet Bashing Megyn Kelly …

IJREVIEW.COM | Megyn Kelly, anchor of "The Kelly File" on the Fox News Channel, was a special guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She spoke with Kimmel about ...

Mother Sues County After Son Dies in Second Drunk-Driving Accident

PEOPLE.COM | A 29-year-old man who was killed while drinking and driving was in another crash just 30 minutes before

Mysterious ‘Ice Pancakes’ Form on Scottish River

DISCOVERY.COM | Strange-looking ice formations the size of dinner plates are discovered floating on a Scottish river.

Government Labor Board Brings Hammer Down On McDonald’s

THINKPROGRESS.ORG | CREDIT: AP Photo/Seth Perlman On Friday afternoon, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) filed a formal charge against McDonald’s, ...

Justin Upton traded to Padres, who now have a new outfield - FOXSports.com

FOXSPORTS.COM | FOXSports.comJustin Upton traded to Padres, who now have a new outfieldFOXSports.comJustin Upton, whose name has been involved in trade ...

Nike Air Max Thea “All White”

HIGHSNOBIETY.COM | If the coke-white freshness of certain sneakers – like the Nike Air Force 1 SP or the Free Hypervenom – has got you hankering for a pair of ...

Scientists Just Translated Monkey Language Into English

SCIENTIFICAMERICAN.COM | There is a mystery on Tiwai Island. A large wildlife sanctuary in Sierra Leone, the island is home to pygmy hippopotamuses, hundreds of ...

San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller’s actions should put other teams’ inaction to …

FOXSPORTS.COM | ESPNSan Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller's actions should put other teams' inaction to ...FOXSports.comMatt Kemp is excited to help re-build ...

TIL there is an unaired version of the pilot of “Archer” where he is a raptor. …

WORDPRESS.COM | …because in lieu of drawing and animating the Archer character in every scene they drew a mother-f**ing RAPTOR. Icing the cake of this ...

Leah Remini Catches Her Husband With Another Woman On Ellen

BREAK.COM | Looks like it fooled everyone.

Federal court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

CBSNEWS.COM | The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals

9 Constant Frustrations Only Girls With Baby Faces Deal With

THOUGHTCATALOG.COM | Gilmore Girls 1. Your age is constantly brought into question People always think you’re lying about how old you are. Because obviously ...

Grizzlies players buy new car for team attendant after his was stolen

SPORTINGNEWS.COM | Story tags: Grizzly, Attendant, Teamattendant, Team, Newcar, Car, Player

The most ticketed car in America is…

MARKETWATCH.COM | Some vehicles receive more violations than others.

The Disappeared

CALIFORNIASUNDAY.COM | Over the next weeks, the parents undertook a series of fierce protests. They and students blocked federal highways, marched through cities, ...

Slide Show: 10 of the best tropical islands for retirees

MARKETWATCH.COM | Does your vision of retirement involve sunset walks on a long stretch of deserted beach or exploring nature in an exotic setting? Here are ...

‘The Babadook’ Review

SCREENRANT.COM | While The Babadook is a well-crafted, insightful, and overall excellent film, it's not going to be for everyone.

Police help father caught stealing baby formula

JRN.COM | Police officers in Roswell, New Mexico, recently helped a thief instead of arresting him. The Roswell Police Department received a call ...

FLASHBACK: Obama Opposes Sony Censorship But Supported It For Film Blamed For …

DAILYCALLER.COM | 'Imagine if producers and distributors and others start engaging in self- censorship'

Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Get Hard’ starring Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart

HIGHSNOBIETY.COM | In Get Hard, Will Ferrell stars as a millionaire sentenced to prison at San Quentin for fraud who is given 30 days to get his affairs in ...

​Serious NTP security holes have appeared and are being exploited

ZDNET.COM | A network time protocol security hole has been discovered and there are reports that exploits already exist for it and are being exploited.

Stunning Photos of an Ice-Encased Ski Resort in Slovenia

LAUGHINGSQUID.COM | On December 9, 2014, photographer Marko Korosec visited a ski resort at Mount Javornik in Slovenia and discovered a stunning ice-encased ...

This Possum Broke Into a Kitchen, Stole Bread and Won’t Leave

CHEEZBURGER.COM | He is the Jean Valjean of possums. This little marsupial snuck into someone’s kitchen for a feast of bread, and he didn’t want to leave. ...

Apple Pay Responsible for 1% of Digital Payment Dollars in November, Most …

MACRUMORS.COM | Apple Pay is seeing impressive early adoption numbers according to a new ITG Investment Research Report on Mobile Payments (via ...

Pakistan hangs two terrorists in response to Peshawar attack

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK | Pakistan takes revenge for the massacre of 141 pupils and teachers at a school in Peshawar by hanging two convicted terroristsPakistan ...

Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have …

TECHNOLOGYREVIEW.COM | The first sophisticated electronic circuits made from germanium, a promising alternative to silicon, show a path for the computer industry ...

Living With A Mentally Disabled Sibling

THOUGHTCATALOG.COM | When this photo was taken I was 4 or 5 years old and taking care of my sister while she was in one of her spells. It’s a world just a ...

APOD: 2014 December 19 - Reflections on the 1970s

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

Obama: Sony ‘made a mistake’ - CNN

CNN.COM | Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Friday said that Sony Pictures made a mistake in canceling the release of a movie after a ...

Santa’s real workshop: the town in China that makes the world’s Christmas …

THEGUARDIAN.COM | There’s red on the ceiling and red on the floor, red dripping from the window sills and red globules splattered across the walls. It looks ...

In The Still Of The Night, There’s A Riot In Garth Brooks

NPR.ORG | After more than a decade offstage raising his daughters, the singer is touring. "It's like nothing is being held back," he says. "You get ...

BOMBSHELL INTERVIEW: Eric Garner’s Death a Retaliatory Move by NYPD

THEFREETHOUGHTPROJECT.COM | New York, NY – The Free Thought Project has been given exclusive information as to why Eric Garner may have been killed by the NYPD. This ...

Kobe vs. Jordan

GO.COM | Though he now ranks above him on the all-time scoring list, Kobe Bryant's career will always be defined by Michael Jordan's. Here's how two ...

Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee & The Starliters

YOUTUBE.COM | Compilation of dance scenes from the early 60's with Peppermint Twist(1961) by Joey Dee & The Starliters.

25 years of live Nine Inch Nails performances are available in one 527GB torrent

THEVERGE.COM | If you're a Nine Inch Nails fan and want to get your hands on nearly every bit of music Trent Reznor has ever performed, look no further: ...

Tipping perpetuates racism, classism, and poverty – let’s get rid of it!

VOX.COM | Story tags: Poverty, Racism, Tipping, Classism

Everything You Need To Know About The Dangerous Teen Trend ‘Wodehousing’

CLICKHOLE.COM | You’ve probably already heard about "Wodehousing," a disturbing trend in which teenagers videotape themselves covering strangers’ homes ...

New Kids on the Block’s Jonathan Knight Will Compete on The Amazing Race

PEOPLE.COM | The former boy bander will compete alongside his boyfriend, Harley Rodriguez, on the upcoming season of the CBS reality show

If “The Simpsons‘“characters had aged in real time, Homer would be 62 years …

TODAY.COM | Long ago "The Simpsons" ceased being The Little Engine That Could. At this point, it is The Gigantic Engine That Can Never Be Shut Off. ...

Billy Corgan: ‘I’m a Rock Star Because I’m a Great F—-ing Musician’

BILLBOARD.COM | When it comes to the state of the music industry (or anything else for that matter), Smashing Pumpkins mastermind and frontman Billy...

What Happens When All Employees Work When They Feel Like It - HBR

HBR.ORG | Do you work for a firm where managers think employees really have to work (what is called) "full time"? That forty hours per week (or ...

Toddler With Down Syndrome Star of New Target Ad

YAHOO.COM | Wearing a frilly, pink dress, the Stillwater, Minnesota toddler posed for the ad while playing with a $49 activity cube. She was chosen ...

Ernie Hudson To Play Poseidon On ‘Once Upon a Time’

DEADLINE.COM | Another key Little Mermaid character is heading to ABC's Once Upon a Time. Ernie Hudson has been cast as King Poseidon in episode 15 of the ...

Mother arrested for murder after children found dead in Cairns - ABC Online

ABC.NET.AU | The 37-year-old mother of the children found dead in a Cairns home yesterday has been arrested for murder. Cairns Detective Inspector Bruno ...

Arrest in case of upstate, N.Y. boy, 5, found dead

CBSNEWS.COM | Authorities say 19-year-old woman falsely reported that Kenneth White had been abducted before they arrested her for murder

Prosecutor: Witnesses Who Told Obvious Lies To Michael Brown Grand Jury Won’t …

STLTODAY.COM | Certain witnesses who spoke before the grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown told obvious lies under oath, St. ...

103-year-old man records his eighth ace, becomes oldest with hole-in-one

YAHOO.COM | They say golf is a game you can play for a lifetime. So long as you're upright and swinging, that means you have a chance to make an ace, ...

Amber Rose Wants To Be Chris Brown’s New Girlfriend

HOLLYWOODLIFE.COM | Amber had a lot of fun grinding on Chris at LA’s Supperclub on Dec.

Amazing bottle flip

YOUTUBE.COM | Single, Double and TRIPLE Flips and one EPIC FAIL! At Sky High Sports Portland, OR

More Than Half of Medical Advice on ‘Dr. Oz’ Lacks Proof or Contradicts Best …

NEWSWEEK.COM | Here’s one to tell your mother: Not everything Dr. Oz says should be interpreted as gospel. A new study tried to fact-check the advice ...

Google’s Android Had A Monster Year And It’s Time To Stop Underestimating It As …

BUSINESSINSIDER.COM | Android is underappreciated as a commercial platform – as a revenue driver for the e-commerce, advertising, and software industries. Too ...

Console Madness: Free Smash Bros 3DS XL, the rarest PS4 game, and much more

JOYSTIQ.COM | So Joystiq's given away a couple of limited edition Xbox Ones, a limited edition PlayStation 4, a crazy edition of Destiny, and a whole ...

Sony Hires ‘Scandal’ Crisis Specialist

HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM | Judy Smith is a crisis management expert, and the inspiration for the ABC show's Olivia Poperead more

Would You Approve This Employee’s Unusual Scheduling Request, Or Not?

FORBES.COM | Dear Liz, I read your columns religiously! Thank you for being a sane and compassionate voice in this crazy working world. I run a ...

Holiday Cheer!

GEARJUNKIE.COM | To spread a little holiday cheer we’ve partnered with SPOT to give away a GEN3 satellite communicator.

1.16 Million Payment Cards Breached in Staples Hack

GIZMODO.COM | In case anybody still believed we were doing ok on cybersecurity, Staples just announced that malware deployed at 115 of its stores ...

10 Award-Winning Microscope Images That Turn Science Into Art

MENTALFLOSS.COM | Some of the most vibrant, beautiful photographs taken this year weren’t captured with a camera, but with a microscope. The Olympus ...

What People Get Wrong About PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star

KOTAKU.COM | Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a ...

Karlie Kloss Changes Three (Count ‘em, Three) Times at the PEOPLE Magazine …

PEOPLESTYLEWATCH.COM | Story tags: Count, Karlie, Karlieklos, Magazine, Person, Klos, Award, Change

The NSFW Stages Of Super Smash Bros.

KOTAKU.COM | Human nature dictates that whenever people acquire new tools for visual expression, they'll use them to draw dicks. So when Nintendo ...

11 Great Reasons to Hire Developmentally Disabled Employees

INC.COM | The disabled can do far more for your company -- and your customers -- than you might think, if you just give them a chance.

‘Daredevil’ Series Will Be a ‘Crime Drama First’; New Image Revealed

SCREENRANT.COM | A new 'Daredevil' image shows Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) in his first costume, while Marvel TV chief Jeph Loeb says the series will be ...

Serial Sucked And Wasted Everyone’s Time

DEADSPIN.COM | What do I know after listening to every episode of Serial? Nothing. I know absolutely nothing, except that it wasted my damn time, and I ...

Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014

IO9.COM | This year, humanity landed on its first asteroid, a child was born to a woman with a transplanted womb, and a fossilized sea shell forced ...

Nobody Is Perfect, Everything Is Commensurable

SLATESTARCODEX.COM | Here is a response I got on Facebook to yesterday’s essay. I will admit I do not, exactly, know what to do. But I do have a call to action ...

Facebook’s new Messenger spin-off app lets you put stickers on your friends’ …

THENEXTWEB.COM | Well, here’s something we weren’t expecting – Facebook is releasing a separate app for its Messenger stickers just in time for the ...

For a Good Time, Call N-A-M-A-S-T-E

POPSUGAR.COM | "Your husband must be psyched." Here I am trying to get my leg behind my head in a yoga class, and that's what I hear coming from the ...

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