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Friday, October 24, 2014

Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet

1 minute ago - Engadget
Queen Elizabeth II of England is pretty seriously old-school. She casually signs her name, "Elizabeth R." (the "R" stands for "Regina" or, in English,... by Ben Gilbert

Ebola Survivor: Don't Judge NYC Doctor With Virus

6 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola was risking his life “to help others” with the virus, the NBC freelancer who survived the disease said

Stagnating euro zone seeks German shift

7 minutes ago - Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Italy sought on Friday to bridge stark differences with Germany over how to avert economic stagnation and deflation, b...

Ebola Survivor: Don't Judge NYC Doctor With Virus

12 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola was risking his life “to help others” with the virus, the NBC freelancer who survived the disease said

 

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

1 minute ago - BBC
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

1 minute ago - BBC
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan

Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet

1 minute ago - Engadget
Queen Elizabeth II of England is pretty seriously old-school. She casually signs her name, "Elizabeth R." (the "R" stands for "Regina" or, in English,... by Ben Gilbert

Lorde Is Katniss Now?

3 minutes ago - MTV News
Lorde is Katniss in this detailed piece of fan art. Check out "The Hunger Games" drawing by Emilee Lindner

 

Business

UK economy grows 0.7% in third quarter

1 hour 18 minutes ago - Financial Times
Britain among the fastest expanding economies in industrial world, remaining near top of G7 table

P&G to sell off Duracell battery business

19 minutes ago - Financial Times
Chief executive seeks to give company greater focus

Chiquita Brands Rejects Cutrale/Safra $14.50/share Offer

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Fox Business
Chiquita Brands International said its board has rejected a $14.50 offer from Cutrale-Safra

Stress tests, Ebola Cool Global Stocks After Best Week of Year

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Fox Business
World stocks dipped on Friday, as European bank stress test results due at the weekend and New York City's first case of Ebola prompted investors to l...

Bristol-Myers Profit Slips, But Tops Expectations

58 minutes ago - Fox Business
Bristol-Myers Squibb reported Friday third-quarter net profit that rose to $721 million, or 43 cents a share, from $692 million, or 42 cents a share,...

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Fashion

How to Be Your Favorite Member of the Kardashian/Jenner/West Clan for Halloween

36 minutes ago - Fashionista
So many options, y'all!

Mother of Pearl's Spring 2015 Collection Has Already Popped Up at Zara

Yesterday - Fashionista
A white knit top from Zara borrows a great deal from a sweatshirt Mother of Pearl showed in London just five weeks ago

The iPhone 6 and Denim: Sworn Inanimate Enemies

Yesterday - The Cut
First, the new Apple product was too big for traditional pants pockets. Should we redo all the pants? everyone wondered. Now the inanimate antagonism...

Iggy Azalea Poses for Forever 21, Kate Moss Hits the Small Screen

Yesterday - Fashionista
And, here's a dream list of collaborations between artists and fashion brands that we hope actually happen

Kat Dennings Had a Wednesday Addams Phase

Yesterday - The Cut
Just in time for Satan’s birthday (Halloween, for all those who walk in the light) actress Kat Dennings went on Conan and opened up about her goth s...

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Food

Baked French Toast with Pecan Crumble

8 hours 42 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Caramel Apples

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
Caramel apples are one of those things that are as much fun to make as they are to eat. I made this batch with my goddaughter Piper with apples she h...

Ghostly Chocolate-Nut Bark

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Pumpkin Gruyère Gratin with Thyme

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Watch: Funny Super Smash Bros. Wii U Amiibo Trailer

58 minutes ago - Gamespot
Nintendo has released a new trailer for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U that highlights its support for the physical Amiibo toys, which launch alongside t...

Major Layoffs at WildStar Dev Affect 60

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Gamespot
Just four months after the release of sci-fi PC MMO WildStar in June, developer Carbine Studios has cut "around 60" positions, in addition to further...

New Moves for Ryu, Ken and Co. in Street Fighter 4 Omega

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Gamespot
A tranche of new special moves and EX-attacks for Street Fighter 4 have been detailed by Capcom.The Omega Mode, which is expected to launch in a matte...

Sequel Confirmed for Creepy Horror Game Outlast

3 hours ago - Gamespot
A developer who worked on Outlast, the unsettling first-person survival horror game set in an asylum, has said his team are now working on a sequel.Ph...

Xbox Sales: 2.4m Consoles Shipped Last Quarter

3 hours 53 minutes ago - Gamespot
Microsoft sold about 2.4 million Xbox systems, both last gen and new, to retailers between July and September.The software giant revealed the details...

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Health

Ebola Survivor: Don't Judge NYC Doctor With Virus

35 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola was risking his life “to help others” with the virus, the NBC freelancer who survived the disease said

Prepared for the Worst: Inside Bellevue's Ebola Unit

36 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The hospital in New York where a doctor is being treated for Ebola showed members of the media its preparations for Ebola earlier this month

Who Is New York Ebola Patient Craig Spencer?

2 hours 44 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
New York City doctor Craig Spencer, 33, was volunteering with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea

'Epidemic of Fear': Shrugs, Jitters at NYC Ebola Case

3 hours 53 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes

Don't Panic: Why Ebola Won't Become an Epidemic in New York

3 hours 43 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A New Yorker has Ebola, but the city's in no danger -- and here's why not

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Humor

The 4 Reasons Renee Zellweger's Face Actually Scares Us

Yesterday - Cracked
By Kristi Harrison Published: October 23rd, 2014  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images On a day when the Canadian parliament was...

Comic for October 24, 2014

7 hours 43 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

The 17 Most Unintentionally Funny Moments in Scary Movies

2 days ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: October 23rd, 2014  Horror movies are supposed to scare us into a new pair of pants. Sometimes, though the horror inex...

5 Real-Life Horror Movies Deleted from Your History Books

2 days ago - Cracked
By Jacopo della Quercia Published: October 23rd, 2014  Do you think you can take horror, friend? Do you think you've seen all there is to see becaus...

4 Creepy Conspiracy Theories That Need to Be Horror Movies

2 days ago - Cracked
By Pauli Poisuo Published: October 23rd, 2014  There are several ways to deal with conspiracy theories and urban legends. You can give them a long l...

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Movies

Vin Diesel Hits Theaters as The Last Witch Hunter October 23, 2015

5 hours 28 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Lionsgate has revealed that their upcoming Vin Diesel-led fantasy actioner The Last Witch Hunter will hit theaters in one year. Look for it in on the...

Female Director Sought for Wonder Woman

6 hours 43 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Warner Bros. pictures officially announced earlier this month that a Wonder Woman feature film is on the way with Gal Gadot in the lead. Now, the sear...

Oscar-Worthy: Juliette Binoche on Her Fantastic Year in Roles

7 hours 13 minutes ago - Coming Soon
ComingSoon.net interviews Juliette Binoche about her role in Erik Poppe's 1,000 Times Goodnight, opposite Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, and Olivier Assayas'...

Nintendo Unveils Over 50 New Features for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

8 hours 12 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Nintendo has unleashed a huge amount of new information about its upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Wii U game, including an eight-player mode, the abili...

Todd McFarlane Reveals Art for New Spawn Animated Project

7 hours 50 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Spawn creator Todd McFarlane surprised his fans today on his Facebook page with early art from an upcoming new animated Spawn project

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Music

Lorde Is Katniss Now?

18 minutes ago - MTV News
Lorde is Katniss in this detailed piece of fan art. Check out "The Hunger Games" drawing

‘John Wick’ Reviews: Should You See Keanu Reeves’ New Action Movie?

16 minutes ago - MTV News
Keanu Reeves returns to the action genre with a bang, with the highly-reviewed 'John Wick.' Here's what the critics are saying

The ‘Jem And The Holograms’ Movie Is Already Awesome, Says Scooter Braun

9 minutes ago - MTV News
Producer Scooter Braun has good things to say about the "Jem and the Holograms" movie

Happy Birthday Drake: 29 Things To Do Before You Turn 29

43 minutes ago - MTV News
29 ridiculous and realistic things Drake can accomplish before his next birthday

Surprise! J.K. Rowling Will Release A New ‘Harry Potter’ Story On Halloween

1 hour 10 minutes ago - MTV News
The 'Harry Potter' author will unveil a new short story about former Hogwarts headmistress Dolores Umbridge next week on Halloween

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News

Ebola Survivor: Don't Judge NYC Doctor With Virus

35 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola was risking his life “to help others” with the virus, the NBC freelancer who survived the disease said

Stagnating euro zone seeks German shift

23 minutes ago - Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Italy sought on Friday to bridge stark differences with Germany over how to avert economic stagnation and deflation, b...

Want to Become a Billionaire? Go Ivy League

53 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
American universities produce most of the world's billionaires, a new study shows

Gov. Cuomo Is 'Confident' About NYC's Ebola Response

50 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's "as confident as one can be" about the protocols taken by health care workers handling the newest Ebola patient

Football Canceled at High School Amid Hazing Claims

45 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
The school has one of the premiere high school football programs in Pennsylvania

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Politics

REPORT: Holder 'Exasperated' Over 'Selective Leaks'...

34 minutes ago - Drudge Report
REPORT: Holder 'Exasperated' Over 'Selective Leaks'...(Third column, 2nd story, link)Related stories:Missouri police stock up on riot gear ahead of gr...

QUEEN TWEETS...

34 minutes ago - Drudge Report
QUEEN TWEETS...(First column, 1st story, link)

Ministry warns women not to join protest against driving ban...

52 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Ministry warns women not to join protest against driving ban...(Third column, 9th story, link)Related stories:NERVOUS SAUDIS CUT OIL SUPPLY...Maids in...

Missouri police stock up on riot gear ahead of grand jury decision...

52 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Missouri police stock up on riot gear ahead of grand jury decision...(Third column, 1st story, link)

Are Colorado Polls Underestimating Democratic Turnout?

1 hour 11 minutes ago - MSNBC Politics
Democratic-leaning group Project New America argues that that 82 percent of "drop-off" voters have received a ballot in the mail

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Pop Culture

A Very Odd Bet Between Very Odd Celebs! And Yes, It Involves Strippers!

8 hours 36 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Well, this is about as weird as wagers can get. [ Photos: Stars With Naughty Pasts Revealed!!! ] You might have heard, Courtney Love has a bet with th...

Pregnant Kate Middleton Teases Us With Faux Sheer Look

Yesterday - ETOnline
Kate Middleton is turning up the heat when it comes to her gala gowns. NEWS: Hot Mamas! Kate Middleton Shows Some Leg, Blake Lively Shows Some Cleava...

One Man Suffers An Explosion In His Pants & Not The Good Kind! The Flaming iPhone 6 Kind!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
One rickshaw ride went up in flames! Yes, rickshaws somehow still exist. Phillip Lechter of Phoenix, Arizona was riding in a rickshaw while in town fo...

At Home with Tony & October Gonzalez

Yesterday - ETOnline
CBS Sports star Tony Gonzalez and his wife October Gonzalez invited ET into their home where they chatted about their marriage

Phantom Of The Opera Is Going To Be Remade Into An Hourlong Drama Series Set In Modern Day! And It's All Going To Happen On ABC!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Looks like we're going to be listening to the music of the night on a pretty regular basis! [ Photos: 15 Celebs You Can't Believe Were Nominated For T...

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Science

Why Liberia Needs Help NOW To Prevent 98,000 Ebola Cases

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Ebola ward in Lagos, Nigeria. CDC Global via Flickr CC By 2.0 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is growing exponentially. The latest re...

Can Robots Help Fight Ebola?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Helping Hand Takao Someya Group/University of Tokyo Engineers make disaster-response robots precisely because robots are able to work in...

First Privately Funded Moon Mission Launched Today

Yesterday - Pop Sci
To The Moon davejdoe vis Flickr CC by 2.0 The first privately funded lunar mission launched today. The mission involves sending a 31-po...

New Microscope Makes Gorgeous 3-D Movies Of Living Cells

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Protist T. thermophila, Imaged with a Lattice Light-Sheet Microscope Click here to enlarge. Betzig Lab, HHMI There's a new mic...

Scientists Retract Research On Dr. Oz-Endorsed Weight Loss Pill

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Mehmet Oz Screenshot from doctoroz.com The scientists who published sham research on a useless weight loss supplement once called a "mir...

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Sports

How scarier are these Broncos? Keep counting the ways

6 hours 55 minutes ago - Sporting News

Manning rips Denver's scoreboard operator

Yesterday - CBS Sports
Manning rips Denver's scoreboard operator

At last, Tim Hudson gets the ball in a World Series game

7 hours 43 minutes ago - Sporting News

Islanders beat Bruins 3-2, Chara injured (Yahoo Sports)

Yesterday - Yahoo Sports
The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defens...

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T.V.

First Look: HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Highlights the Music Legend's Activism

1 hour 33 minutes ago - TV Guide
Papa's got a brand new documentary. HBO's Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown chronicles the singer's journey from his early days at the Apollo Thea...

Weekend TV: Constantine, Tony and Gaga Cheek to Cheek, Death Comes to Pemberley

1 hour 22 minutes ago - TV Guide
"All trench coat and arrogance" is how John Constantine describes his roguish, demon-fighting self. His business card reads "Exorcist, Demonologist an...

DC Comics Brings a New Hero to Television in Constantine

1 hour 43 minutes ago - TV Guide
There's one true antihero in DC Comics' colorful TV invasion, a scruffy blond British bloke rocking a trench coat. Like the stars of Arrow, Gotham, an...

VIDEO: Relive the Emotional Ups and Downs of The Good Wife's Best Elevator Scenes

6 hours 39 minutes ago - TV Guide
Alicia and Will's long-awaited make-out session. Kalinda's knock-down, drag-out fight with her estranged husband. And most recently, Diane's watery ey...

TV Review: ‘Sleepy Hollow’- ‘Weeping Lady’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Monday’s episode of Sleepy Hollow titled “Weeping Lady,” written by Raven Metzer, is my favorite this season.  A fair maiden’s crush, a jealo...

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Technology

Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet

4 minutes ago - Engadget
Queen Elizabeth II of England is pretty seriously old-school. She casually signs her name, "Elizabeth R." (the "R" stands for "Regina" or, in English,...

YouView boxes finally granted the BBC's new iPlayer and red button features

30 minutes ago - Engadget
The BBC's extensively redesigned iPlayer has been gradually lumbering its way onto different compatible devices since it was first launched earlier th...

Sprung From The Ashes Of Formspring, Spring.me Raises $5M To Create The “Friendliest Social Network”

42 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Spring.me, the new social network that was previously Formspring, has raised a total of $5 million in debt and equity seed funding from investors in...

First private mission to the moon blasts off aboard a Chinese rocket

58 minutes ago - Engadget
A Chinese Long March rocket has blasted off for a lunar flyby today, bringing with it a spacecraft for what claims to be the first privately funded mi...

Bitcasa Ends Unlimited Storage

1 hour ago - Techcrunch
 Bitcasa, a cloud storage service that initially made waves with a low cost unlimited storage offer is scrapping this option entirely — claiming it...

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U.S.

Poland appeals Europe court ruling on CIA prison

31 minutes ago - US News
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says it is appealing a judgment by Europe's top human rights court, which ruled in July that Warsaw viol...

Pat Robertson comment on AIDS angers Kenyans

27 minutes ago - US News
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans are expressing anger and shock on social media and radio stations over comments made by popular American evangelist Pa...

Red Hot Lava Flow Edging Toward Hawaiian Town

30 minutes ago - ABC News
A lava flow threatening homes and a town on the Big Island of Hawaii has gained speed in recent days, advancing more than five football fields in just...

Watch: Up-Close Lava Visit Like 'Standing Inside of a Furnace'

23 minutes ago - ABC News
ABC's Clayton Sandell tours the lava flow threatening homes and a town on Hawaii's Big Island

Governor: NYC Doctor With Ebola Sought Help With 100.3-Degree Fever, Not Higher Temperature

22 minutes ago - ABC News
Governor: NYC doctor with Ebola sought help with 100.3-degree fever, not higher temperature

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World

12/31/1969 -

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

18 minutes ago - BBC
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan

Sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

28 minutes ago - CNN World
The WHO sends additional medical experts to Mali to help it prevent the spread of Ebola after its first confirmed case, a spokesman says

Indias Love Commandos and the runaway couples they protect

41 minutes ago - Guardian
Artist Max Pinckers has tackled arranged marriage, Bollywood romance, and a team of vigilantes who protect endangered lovers in a rich and elusive pho...

Ripping up the sea floor on behalf of royal profits

36 minutes ago - Guardian
Even the pathetic laws protecting marine life in this country are instantly swept aside in response to lobbying by Prince Charless tenantsA few days a...

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Live News

Canada shootings and the terrorism debate - BBC
Canada no stranger to threat of political violence

Asda faces mass action on equal pay - BBC
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released - BBC
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

Queen Elizabeth II takes to an iPad to send her first Tweet - Engadget
Queen Elizabeth II of England is pretty seriously old-school. She casually signs her name, "Elizabeth R." (the "R" stands for "Regina" or, in English,...

Lorde Is Katniss Now? - MTV News
Lorde is Katniss in this detailed piece of fan art. Check out "The Hunger Games" drawing.

‘John Wick’ Reviews: Should You See Keanu Reeves’ New Action Movie? - MTV News
Keanu Reeves returns to the action genre with a bang, with the highly-reviewed 'John Wick.' Here's what the critics are saying.