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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Apple's iPhone-like Dashboard Interface 'CarPlay' Demoed by Volvo

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay,... by Devin Coldewey

Kalypso unveils Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition, pre-orders now available

4 minutes ago - Joystiq
As if ruling your own banana republic with an iron fist wasn't tempting enough, publisher Kalypso has announced a swag-packed special edition of its u... by Earnest Cavalli

Twitter's new Windows Phone beta ties into your photo collection

6 minutes ago - Engadget
A handful of those eager to install the Windows Phone 8.1 preview just got an additional perk for being early adopters. NokiaNewsIreland has discovere... by Jon Fingas

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

8 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports

 

PepsiCo's Snack Business Is Coming In Handy

Less than a minute ago - Business Week
Volume sales of the company's food business were up as beverages remained flat in the first quarter

The Crumbling Case Against Women on U.S. Boards

Less than a minute ago - Business Week
Here are six boardroom factors that are changing—and thus changing the debate

Chris Pine Targets True Coast Guard Drama The Finest Hours

Less than a minute ago - Coming Soon
Although RED and R.I.P.D. helmer Robert Schwentke was said to be eyeing the project last year , The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that W...

Sharper loses bid to be released on bail

1 minute ago - US News
PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge deci...

 

Business

Apple's iPhone-like Dashboard Interface 'CarPlay' Demoed by Volvo

9 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay,...

The Flu Tricked Google. Can Wikipedia Get It?

15 hours 13 minutes ago - Business Week
Two researchers say they can determine flue levels faster than the Centers for Disease Control

Bill Cassidy Providing Emergency Assistance To Wealthy Televangelists

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Forbes
Bill Cassidy, Republican Congressman from Baton Rouge, LA and physician was in the news last week as he provided emergency treatment to a fellow passe...

GM Off the Hook as Judge Quashes Demand for "Park-It" Order

58 minutes ago - Forbes
General Motors Co. finally caught a break in a Texas court its ongoing ignition safety snafu

Potential New Treatment for Alcoholism: Ezogabine

1 hour 33 minutes ago - Forbes
Alcoholism treatment breakthrough? A recently approved epilepsy drug may help alcoholics stop drinking

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Fashion

Zosia Mamet and Zoe Kazan Star In the World's Prettiest Zombie Flick

14 hours 24 minutes ago - Fashionista
Honor immortalized its Spring 2014 collection (and Zosia Mamet's long hair) in a dark but super girly fashion film

Look of the Day: Lea Seydoux Is a Miu Miu Princess

6 hours 15 minutes ago - Fashionista
What girl wouldn't want to wear a metallic pink gown?

Sky Ferreira's Credit Card Got Rejected at Saint Laurent

1 hour 25 minutes ago - The Cut
Perhaps the biggest bombshell in Marisa Meltzer's bombshell-heavy Times profile of Sky Ferreira comes when the Saint Laurent face reveals that she onl...

A Tribute to Victoria Beckham's Signature Pose

15 hours 29 minutes ago - Fashionista
Happy 40th birthday, Victoria Beckham!

Urban Outfitters Poaches New President from Steven Alan

15 hours 4 minutes ago - Fashionista
There seems to be a game of executive-level musical chairs going on in the industry lately, and Urban Outfitters is the latest retailer to make a move...

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Food

Pea, Asparagus, and Fava Bean Salad

20 hours 12 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Thyme Honey Glazed Ham

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

Ham and Asparagus Strata

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
You know those times when you make something so good, you can’t wait for an excuse to make it again? This is one of those times. Wow. Perfect for a...

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Spring Minestrone with Chicken Meatballs

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

Kalypso unveils Tropico 5 Limited Special Edition, pre-orders now available

13 minutes ago - Joystiq
As if ruling your own banana republic with an iron fist wasn't tempting enough, publisher Kalypso has announced a swag-packed special edition of its u...

New Nintendo eShop releases: Super Mario 3, Golden Sun, F-Zero: Maximum Velocity

43 minutes ago - Joystiq
Virtual Console games are out in full force this week, with heavy hitters landing on both Wii U and 3DS. The biggest of the bunch is Super Mario Bros...

Battlefield 4 PC on sale for $25, Titanfall $48 on Origin

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Gamespot
The downloadable versions of a number of PC games--including Titanfall and Battlefield 4--have had their prices slashed on Origin, with some discounts...

PC and Xbox One exclusive Titanfall is the top-selling US game for March

1 hour 22 minutes ago - Gamespot
NPD released their monthly US sales report today, and the Xbox One/PC exclusive Titanfall has come out on top.According to an NPD press release, "Tita...

Life Goes On Review

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Gamespot
Plan on dying a lot in Life Goes On. Not because the side-scrolling puzzle-platformer is particularly difficult--though it has its fair share of punis...

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Health

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some children gain weight after having their tonsils removed, but this weight gain is typically confined...

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While the United States has seen a decline in the number of Salmonella illnesses in recent years, there's...

FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A novel treatment for the hay fever that plagues millions of Americans every fall was approved Thursday b...

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions could increa...

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance

13 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eight million Americans signed up for private health insurance during the just-concluded first enrollment...

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Humor

6 Hilarious Old-Timey Versions of Modern Vices

12 hours 13 minutes ago - Cracked
By Raoni Lacerda,Adam Wears,Dylan Moore,Michael Dawson Published: April 17th, 2014  The media like to claim that millennials are the most narcissist...

The 6 Most Undeserving Lottery Winners in History

12 hours 13 minutes ago - Cracked
By Pauli Poisou Published: April 17th, 2014  There are people who win the lottery and immediately devise a stoic attitude, a wise investment plan, a...

The 5 Worst Things About Getting a Job in a Small Town

12 hours 13 minutes ago - Cracked
By John Cheese Published: April 17th, 2014  I live in the perpetually repressed Midwest (feel free to use that as your goth-rockabilly band name) wh...

4 Signs 'The Matrix' Directors' Next Film Won't Be 100% Crap

12 hours 13 minutes ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: April 17th, 2014  Apart from promising a solid two minutes of flashing neon laser ship battles and Channing Tat...

5 Recent Trends That Make It Hard to Trust Police (Part 2)

12 hours 13 minutes ago - Cracked
By Adam Tod Brown Published: April 17th, 2014  The police sure are generating some terrifying news stories these days, are they not? I covered this...

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Movies

The Jersey Boys Trailer is Here!

20 hours 13 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. Pictures has released, via iTunes Move Trailers , both the trailer and poster for Jersey Boys , director Clint Eastwood's adaptation of...

Cannes 2014 Competition Titles Announced

4 hours 21 minutes ago - Rotten Tomatoes
Who's chasing the Palme d'Or?

Tron 3 Is Still in Development

4 hours 20 minutes ago - Rotten Tomatoes
Director Joseph Kosinski says "We're working on the story right now."

A Brief History of the Art-Horror Film

4 hours 19 minutes ago - Rotten Tomatoes
A peek inside the world that gave us "Under the Skin" and "Only Lovers Left Alive."

Robin Williams Attached for Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel

4 hours 18 minutes ago - Rotten Tomatoes
"Elf" screenwriter David Berenbaum is working on the script

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Music

Robert Pattinson Gets Some Backseat Sex In The 'Maps To The Stars' Trailer

13 hours 23 minutes ago - MTV News
The new film from director David Cronenberg promises some steamy suspense.By Kat Rosenfield Photo: eOne Entertainment Today there's good news...

Chris Brown Looks Rough In His Mug Shot: See It Now

13 hours 9 minutes ago - MTV News
Singer's mug shot has been released ahead of his assault trial. By Maurice Bobb Photo: WUSA9 Unfortunately for Chris Brown, there's no filte...

Seth Rogen 'Psyched' To Announce Hilarity For Charity Winners

13 hours 7 minutes ago - MTV News
University of Vermont's Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity raised more than $27,000 for Alzheimer's research. By MTV News Staff Photo: Getty Seth Roge...

Patrick Stewart Admits There's One Thing He's Scared Of

13 hours 1 minute ago - MTV News
'Star Trek' actor talks about the challenges of his latest role.By Craig Flaster Patrick Stewart Photo: MTV News Patrick Stewart has faced t...

Raekwon On New Wu-Tang Music: 'I Hate That F--king Record'

13 hours 38 minutes ago - MTV News
He talks about his 'creative differences' with RZA. By Adam Fleischer, with reporting by Rob Markman Raekwon Photo: MTV News All is not righ...

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News

'The Rules Be Damned': Translating Vladimir Putin on Ukraine

8 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Now more than ever, the world is watching what Vladimir Putin has to say. But his words sometimes have only a casual relationship with reality. The tr...

California FedEx and Tour Bus Crash 911 Calls Released

8 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The 911 calls to the California Highway Patrol immediately after last week's deadly crash between a FedEx truck and a college tour bus full of high sc...

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

37 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports

Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

20 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and sai...

Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87

15 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to...

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Politics

Antarctic sea ice setting new all-time daily records...

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Antarctic sea ice setting new all-time daily records...(Second column, 19th story, link)Related stories:Al Gore Calls 'Global Warming' Skeptics 'Immor...

NBC Special Report: Obama Holds Press Conference

1 hour 44 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Watch President Barack Obama speak to the media at the White House Thursday

Allies Say Hillary Is a Bigger Hawk Than Obama

1 hour 29 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Associates and allies of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are making the case that she’s a bigger hawk than the president when it comes to...

Clinton: Too Many Women Stopped By 'Perfectionist Gene'

2 hours ago - MSNBC Politics
Women need to advocate for each other and be prepared to face tough criticism for speaking their minds, Hillary Clinton said Thursday during an event...

Includes first 3D film from legend Godard...

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Includes first 3D film from legend Godard...(Third column, 9th story, link)Related stories:Cannes Film Fest Unveils Lineup

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Pop Culture

Zac Efron Shows His "F*cking AMAZING" Dick To The Workaholics To Ensure They Hire Him OVER Seth Rogen! See It All HERE!

29 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
If we were to ever hire Zac Efron for a job, this is EXACTLY how we would interview him too! LOLz!!! To help promote their upcoming film Neighbors, Za...

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Have 23 Years Between Them, But Don't Think That's Got Him Worried About Walking Down The Aisle!

57 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Worried about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's HUGE 23-year age difference??! Well, Johnny isn't! The uber famous actor rarely opens up about his perso...

Ariana Grande Confirms Her Fancy Collaboration With Iggy Azalea! Read About The News You Won't Have A Problem With HERE!

51 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
It IS true! It IS true! The collaboration between Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea that was only hinted at earlier has officially been confirmed by Aria...

Paul Wesley Pulls Double Duty on ‘Vampire Diaries’

1 hour 34 minutes ago - Extra
Actor Paul Wesley, who plays the sexy Stefan Salvatore on “The Vampire Diaries,” stopped by the H&M store in NYC’s Times Square to talk with “...

Frozen's Let It Go Done By The Game Of Thrones Characters Is The Parody You Never Knew You Wanted! Watch The AH-Mazingness HERE!!

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Pfffffttttt, and we thought that Frozen meets Breaking Bad mashup was AH-Mazing! This is just BRILLIANT! The geniuses over at Loot Crate created the...

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Science

NASA Administrator and Senior Leaders to Outline NASA's "Path to Mars"

8 hours 13 minutes ago - NASA
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will outline NASA's human exploration path to Mars during a keynote address at the Humans to Mars Summit 2014 at 9 a...

The Digital Cameras NASA Sent Into Space In The 90s

3 hours 43 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Kodak Hawkeye II Tethered Imaging Accessory Credit: James McGarvey In December 1975, a Kodak lab engineer created the first fully digital camera...

Did Iapetus's Mountains Fall From Space?

4 hours 37 minutes ago - Pop Sci
The ridge of Iapetus NASA/JPL If you could hike to the equator of Saturn's moon Iapetus, you would find a strange sight: a sudden mountain range ju...

NASA's Kepler Telescope Discovers First Earth-Size Planet in 'Habitable Zone'

8 hours 13 minutes ago - NASA
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of d...

Found: The Most Potentially Life-Friendly Exoplanet So Far

6 hours 11 minutes ago - Pop Sci
What Kepler-186f Might Look Like If It Has Clouds and Seas NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-CalTech Five hundred light-years away, Earth has a cousin...

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Sports

Cards-Nationals

1 hour 2 minutes ago - SI

Kuchar shares RBC Heritage lead; Spieth tied for fifth

8 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday to s...

Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener (Yahoo Sports)

1 hour 43 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenk...

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T.V.

Scandal Star Columbus Short's Wife Files for Divorce

2 hours 14 minutes ago - TV Guide
Columbus Short's wife has filed for divorce on Tuesday, according to People. The Scandal star's wife Tuere Tanee Short was also granted a temporary re...

Nobel Prize-Winning Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87

2 hours 40 minutes ago - TV Guide
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Columbian novelist known for One Hundred Years of Solitude, has died, according to the New York Times...

CW Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Beauty and the Beast and More

2 hours 39 minutes ago - TV Guide
The CW has unveiled summer premiere dates for returning shows, including Beauty and the Beast and Whose Line Is It Anyway?, as well as the new docu...

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child

2 hours 38 minutes ago - TV Guide
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is pregnant with her first child. The fo...

Check Out Dave Chappelle's New Buff Look

2 hours 35 minutes ago - TV Guide
Dave Chappelle has been out of the spotlight for a while, but he was recently spotted sporting a brand new look, ABC News reports. The Chappelle Show...

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Technology

Twitter's new Windows Phone beta ties into your photo collection

15 minutes ago - Engadget
A handful of those eager to install the Windows Phone 8.1 preview just got an additional perk for being early adopters. NokiaNewsIreland has discovere...

Fundable passes $100M in crowdsourced cash for startups, claims it’s the biggest biz crowdfunder

52 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Looking for cash for your startup? Fundable just announced that it has surpassed $100 million in commitments from backers and investors. That means, c...

Funding Daily: The doctor will see you now

37 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Portable Antiquities Scheme/Flickr Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Dail...

RunKeeper gets into the step-tracking game with Breeze

41 minutes ago - Engadget
When it comes to being fit, it's really the small stuff that counts. You can go to the gym as much as you want, run five miles every morning -- but if...

Founder Stories: Serial Entrepreneur Karl Jacob Is Up At The Plate Again With Hangtime

45 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 If Bo knows football and every other sport, Karl Jacob knows startups. Depending on how you count it, Jacob, a former Apple intern and Benchmark EIR...

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U.S.

Sharper loses bid to be released on bail

15 minutes ago - US News
PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge deci...

4th US Navy Official Charged in Bribery Scheme

24 minutes ago - ABC News
4th US Navy official charged in San Diego in widening international bribery scheme

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

47 minutes ago - US News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world t...

Watch Friday's show!

54 minutes ago - CNN US
April 18, 2014

Kuchar builds on Masters momentum

1 hour 29 minutes ago - US News
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shoo...

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World

Congress' favourite son heading for defeat?

2 hours 53 minutes ago - BBC
India's Rahul Gandhi faces a tough challenge in India polls

Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

1 hour 7 minutes ago - BBC
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US

Quiz of the week's news

31 minutes ago - BBC
Ex-Man Utd boss' wine cellar has most bottles from where?

Sydney airport go-ahead

5 hours 13 minutes ago - BBC
Economic gold or nightmare reality?

What makes Jerusalem so holy?

55 minutes ago - BBC
What makes Jerusalem so holy to three religions?

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Live News

PepsiCo's Snack Business Is Coming In Handy - Business Week
Volume sales of the company's food business were up as beverages remained flat in the first quarter

The Crumbling Case Against Women on U.S. Boards - Business Week
Here are six boardroom factors that are changing—and thus changing the debate

Chris Pine Targets True Coast Guard Drama The Finest Hours - Coming Soon
Although RED and R.I.P.D. helmer Robert Schwentke was said to be eyeing the project last year , The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that W...

Sharper loses bid to be released on bail - US News
PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge deci...

4th US Navy Official Charged in Bribery Scheme - ABC News
4th US Navy official charged in San Diego in widening international bribery scheme

Apple's iPhone-like Dashboard Interface 'CarPlay' Demoed by Volvo - MSNBC Business
In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay,...