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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Obama Signs New Job-Training Law

2 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is intended to reduce bureaucracy for allocating federal money to states for training programs by By DAVID S. JOACHIM

Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs for Ignition Switches

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling

Apple Earnings Up on Solid iPhone Sales

3 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone

5 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

5 minutes ago - Health
Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It’s 100 percent free, and all yo... by Christine Mattheis

 

EA Delays Both Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition

Less than a minute ago - Coming Soon
EA has announced this afternoon the delay of two of their upcoming titles, Visceral Games' Battlefield Hardline and BioWare's Dragon Age: Inquisition

At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing

Less than a minute ago - US News
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21... by Robert Dietz

Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

Less than a minute ago - US News
ATLANTA (AP) — The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environm... by Robert Dietz

Homeowners and Homebuilders Are Going Green

Less than a minute ago - US News
There's a lot of potential for improving the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock by Robert Dietz

 

Business

Obama Signs New Job-Training Law

2 hours 2 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is intended to reduce bureaucracy for allocating federal money to states for training programs

Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs for Ignition Switches

34 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling

Apple Earnings Up on Solid iPhone Sales

25 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone

Luxury Brands Are Different

16 minutes ago - Forbes
French luxury brand Hermés posted second-quarter sales last week. They were reminiscent of the Orson Wells line, “Living in the lap of luxury isn...

The Hospital Disinfectant That's Being Used In Fracking

11 minutes ago - Forbes
An EPA-approved disinfectant that kills bacteria and viruses is now being used in the oil & gas industry, starting with Utah. If successful, it could...

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Fashion

How To Get Summery, Popsicle-Stained Lips

1 hour 7 minutes ago - The Cut
Before Lipsmackers, before Dr Pepper ChapStick, there was the simple cherry Popsicle: your first "lipstick" on hot, summer beach days. Depending on th...

A Trailer for the Unauthorized YSL Biopic Is Out

1 hour 39 minutes ago - The Cut
The year 2014 brings with it a bumper crop of Yves Saint Laurent biopics — well, two, which is a lot for such a niche topic. Yves Saint Laurent, the...

From Sweden, the Feminist Case for Musical Incompetence

2 hours 19 minutes ago - The Cut
The Swedes are full of gender wisdom. They know that men take up too much space on public transportation and that the best way to get men to do their...

50 Shades Director Shot Coco Chanel’s Apartment

2 hours 48 minutes ago - The Cut
From the set of 50 Shades of Gray to the halls of 31 rue Cambon. That's been Sam Taylor-Johnson's trajectory. The director is taking a brief break fro...

The 31 Best Daily Mail Captions About Prince George

3 hours 30 minutes ago - The Cut
The Daily Mail, caption-contest newspaper of record, has been carefully and diligently following the 365 days of life that have occupied baby Prince G...

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Food

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

17 hours 30 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Linguine with Grilled Tuna, Capers and Parsley

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes Creole Style

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
There’s a reason why the Southern dish of stewed okra and tomatoes is timeless. It’s just plain good. First you start with browning some bacon, t...

Chocolate Bundt Cake

4 days ago - Simply Recipes
My father is somewhat of a homebody. He doesn’t often drop by unannounced, but when he does, there’s usually food involved, especially if that foo...

Cherry Buttermilk Clafoutis

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Entwined tunnels to PS3 and Vita today

31 minutes ago - Joystiq
Entwined is now available on PS3 and Vita in North America, and will float to Europe tomorrow. The game launched on PS4 in June on the same day it was...

PS4 and PS3 Summer Games Promotion Offers Preorder Discounts and Up to $10 PSN Credit

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Gamespot
Every summer, four downloadable games are featured as part of Sony's PlayStation Play program. Today, Sony announced this year's lineup: CounterSpy, H...

Cheap Deus Ex, Hitman, and Just Cause Headline New Humble Bundle

2 hours 42 minutes ago - Gamespot
Another Humble Bundle went live today, and this one features games from several Square Enix franchises. The popular pay-what-you-want bundle program p...

Comic-Con 2014: Custom Xbox Ones With Halo, Dragon Age Designs Up for Grabs

2 hours 12 minutes ago - Gamespot
If you're in the market for an Xbox One system that looks nothing like the ones that you can find in stores, San Diego Comic-Con later this week is th...

Grab Injustice for $8, Batman: Arkham City for $5, and More on Xbox 360 This Week

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Gamespot
July is a slow month for big game releases. That means that there's time to catch up on some older games you might have missed. Luckily, there are som...

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Health

5 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

21 minutes ago - Health
Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It’s 100 percent free, and all yo...

Buyer Beware: Fruit Recalled Nationwide for Possible Listeria Contamination

33 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Photo by rageforst æsthir/Flickr CUTLER, Calif. (AP) — A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectar...

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Health
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have child...

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an “emergency situ...

How to Overcome Depression After a Sports Injury

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
By Hannah Webster Photo by redmuffinshow.tumblr.com If you’ve ever experienced a sports injury, you’re probably familiar with that sinking feelin...

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Humor

A 30-Second Guide to Why Your Cable Company Owns Your Soul

9 hours 31 minutes ago - Cracked
By Evan V. Symon Published: July 22nd, 2014  So you've decided to cancel your cable subscription -- maybe you're tired of all the shady crap these c...

5 Ridiculous Lies You Probably Believe About Psychology

9 hours 31 minutes ago - Cracked
By M. Merberg Published: July 22nd, 2014  After a semester of intro to psychology and a dozen BuzzFeed quizzes, you might think you've got a pretty...

6 Widely Despised Foods (and How to Choke Them Down)

9 hours 31 minutes ago - Cracked
By Chris Bucholz Published: July 22nd, 2014  Throughout my life, I have always been a bit of a picky eater. I can't explain how it happened, and fra...

5 Uncomfortable Truths About Rape on College Campuses

9 hours 31 minutes ago - Cracked
By J. F. Sargent Published: July 22nd, 2014  Last weekend was pretty cool, because my alma mater was the subject of a front-page story in the New Yo...

5 Animals That Are Clearly Keeping Other Animals as Pets

9 hours 31 minutes ago - Cracked
By E. Reid Ross Published: July 22nd, 2014  Keeping a pet is the kind of asshole move that only humans could think up. Taking an otherwise wild crea...

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Movies

Patrick Wilson & Liv Tyler Star in Sci-Fi Spoof 'Space Station 76' Trailer

47 minutes ago - First Showing
"A female captain?" Say what? The first trailer for a goofy sci-fi 70's spoof called Space Station 76 has debuted thanks to Entertainment Weekly and i...

Roadside Attractions Picks Up Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy' for US Release

31 minutes ago - First Showing
Briefly: I'm happy to report good news for one of my favorite films of the year. Mommy, the latest film from Quebecois filmmaker Xavier Dolan which ro...

Dear White People Delivers a Full Trailer

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Following a teaser last month, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have brought online the full trailer for writer/director Justin Simien's Dear White...

Exclusive Interview: Bruno Heller Talks Gotham, Jim Gordon and The Joker

1 hour 9 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Bruno Heller has created acclaimed and hit TV shows, not always at the same time, but both “Rome” and “The Mentalist” made an impact on televi...

Andrew Kreisberg Talks Arrow's New Big Bad, Crossover Episode with The Flash

1 hour 51 minutes ago - Coming Soon
One of the more interesting tidbits that came out of this year's TCA panels was that The CW's DC shows "Arrow" and "The Flash" will be crossing over w...

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Music

Don’t Expect Lecrae To Dumb It Down On His Anomaly Album

27 minutes ago - MTV News
Lecrae breaks down "Nuthin," the first single from his Anomaly album

Grab Your Nuts, It’s Time For ‘Squirrel Code’

16 minutes ago - MTV News
The makers of "Guy Code" and "Girl Code" now bring you this hilarious new spoof

Who Stole Mac Miller’s Dog?

12 minutes ago - MTV News
Mac Miller reminisces over his missing dog Ralphie

You Can Now Go To Jail For Wearing Saggy Pants

58 minutes ago - MTV News
If you sag your pants in Ocala, Florida, you can be arrested, now that the city council there has passed an ordinance banning the style on city proper...

Did ‘Allure’ Really Just Call Lauren Conrad ‘Basic’?

1 hour 30 minutes ago - MTV News
Let this be a warning to publications everywhere: Do NOT refer to Lauren Conrad as “basic.” Allure learned this the hard way yesterday when LC ver...

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News

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitism in anti-Israel protests

42 minutes ago - Yahoo News
The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitism that has marred protests against Israel's conflict with Hamas in...

Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

37 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait t...

Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

36 minutes ago - Yahoo News
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April

Battered by election, Indonesia's new president faces party clash

28 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Randy Fabi JAKARTA (Reuters) - After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces wh...

US officials: Intel suggests Malaysia plane shot down by separatists, no link to Russia found

27 minutes ago - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Intel suggests Malaysia plane shot down by separatists, no link to Russia found

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Politics

CDC director warns of 'post-antibiotic era'...

25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
CDC director warns of 'post-antibiotic era'...(Second column, 11th story, link)

Queen's racehorse tests positive for banned drug morphine...

25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Queen's racehorse tests positive for banned drug morphine...(Second column, 15th story, link)

USA INTEL: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane...

25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
USA INTEL: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane...(First column, 12th story, link)Related stories:PUTIN WARNS WEST TO BUTT OUT...Rebels finally...

Ambrose: China's terrifying debt ratios poised to breeze past US levels...

25 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Ambrose: China's terrifying debt ratios poised to breeze past US levels...(First column, 23rd story, link)

HHS: 96% 'Discharged' to 'Sponsor' in USA...

46 minutes ago - Drudge Report
HHS: 96% 'Discharged' to 'Sponsor' in USA...(Third column, 14th story, link)Related stories:REPORT: People entering illegally far outnumber newborn Am...

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Pop Culture

Taylor Swift Wishes Selena Gomez a Happy 22nd Birthday!

53 minutes ago - Extra
It looks like Taylor Swift still loves BFF Selena Gomez, who turned 22 on Tuesday. The pop star wished Selena a happy birthday on Instagram, writing,...

Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Graduates High School, Blogs About Prom

1 hour 40 minutes ago - ETOnline
Lourdes Leon may just be the most relatable teenager. Well, as relatable as it gets when you’re the daughter of Madonna. But like many teenagers her...

Bradley Cooper Explains 40 Pound Weight Gain

1 hour 30 minutes ago - ETOnline
There's a little more Bradley Cooper to love these days and that's alright with us. ET caught up with the actor on the red carpet of the Guardians of...

Selena Gomez SHOVED A Paparazzi Who Didn't Respect Her Space! See The Smackdown HERE!

48 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Well, this should surely teach people not to mess with Selena Gomez! The birthday girl has been partying with her friend Cara Delevingne all over Ita...

Harrison Ford Walking Solo with Crutch

2 hours 9 minutes ago - Extra
In June, actor Harrison Ford broke his leg on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII," but he was spotted in London Sunday night, wearing a leg brace to...

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Science

How Climate Science Gets Done In The Icy Fjords of Greenland

44 minutes ago - Pop Sci
View from an Iceberg Magnus Petersen and Dave Porter prepare to lower a temperature-depth-salinity sensor into a fjord near the village of Kullorsua...

MERS Virus May Be Able To Spread Through The Air

2 hours 34 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Dromedary camels, which can carry MERS. Wilson44691 via Wikimedia Commons Research strongly suggests that camels carry Middle East Respiratory Syn...

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary

5 hours 31 minutes ago - NASA
Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999,...

How To Watch An Animal Develop Cell By Cell

4 hours 16 minutes ago - Pop Sci
2,458 Cells Fernando Amat et al., "Fast, accurate reconstruction of cell lineages from large-scale fluorescence microscopy data," Nature Methods, 20...

Could Lasers Be The Future Of Anti-Missile Weapons?

5 hours ago - Pop Sci
American Concept Art Of Soviet Laser. From 1986. Edward L. Cooper, via Wikimedia Commons On Thursday, July 18th, Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17...

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Sports

Snyder to Texas' Strong: 'Be who you are'

24 minutes ago - ESPN
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder passed along some sage words of advice for new Texas coach Charlie Strong,

TCU's Fields investigated for alleged assault (Yahoo Sports)

52 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the...

Archeologists Find Medieval Poker Chip

39 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Music Review: The Psycho Sisters – ‘Up on the Chair, Beatrice’

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Blog Critics
What happens when you throw together Susan Cowsill—yes, of that family group—and Bangles guitarist Vicki Peterson? You get The Psycho Sisters. Wha...

Carrie Preston Returns to The Good Wife for Season 6

2 hours 36 minutes ago - TV Guide
Carrie Preston will reprise her Emmy-winning role as quirky lawyer Elsbeth Tascioni on Season 6 of The Good Wife, Entertainment Weekly reports...

Music Review: Jean-Philippe Grégoire – ‘Sounds From the Delta’

4 hours 12 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Paris has long been a mecca for jazz and the jazz artist. And French guitarist-composer Jean-Philippe Grégoire’s debut album for Big Round Records,...

Exclusive Suits Sneak Peek: Harvey Gets Litt Up!

6 hours 22 minutes ago - TV Guide
Harvey Specter just got Litt up.On Wednesday's Suits (9/8c, USA), Louis (Rick Hoffman) extends an olive branch to Harvey (Gabriel Macht) in the form...

Flash Fiction: Venus Goes to Mars

9 hours 26 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Venus and Mars Are alright tonight. -Paul McCartney As the ship moved into final approach to Mars, Captain Frank Marshall saw his first glimpse of the...

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Technology

LinkedIn buys B2B marketing startup Bizo for $175M

29 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: LinkedInPro social network LinkedIn has purchased marketing platform startup Bizo in a deal worth $175 million, the company announced to...

Microsoft’s Surface tablets brought in $409M in revenue last quarter

19 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatLooks like the Surface tablets have been a good help to Microsoft’s revenue this past quarter. Surface ta...

Nokia adds $1.9B to Microsoft’s revenue in Q4 — but cuts into profit

15 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Nokia's Lumia 2520Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatMicrosoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s phone business contributed $1.99 billion to...

Microsoft Sold 5.8M Lumia Handsets In Its FQ4, But That’s A Partial-Quarter Sales Figure

22 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Today in its fiscal fourth quarter, Microsoft reported that it sold 5.8 million Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets. Last year, in the second calenda...

Accuracy measurements put Google Now slightly ahead of Siri

48 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Mobile voice assistants continue to improve. Both Apple’s Siri and Google’s Now are a far distance from emotional and compelling Samantha, voiced...

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U.S.

Microsoft 4Q earnings come up short on Nokia loss

45 minutes ago - US News
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is reporting fourth-quarter earnings that came in below analyst expectations, as it took a hit from the Nokia device...

Lax security at crash site hampers investigations

40 minutes ago - US News
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two main sites where the wreckage of Malay...

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

40 minutes ago - US News
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party controls...

In Congress, No Room for Nuance on Israel

37 minutes ago - US News
Members of Congress and their constituents feel tied to Israel even in crisis

US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

29 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Mala...

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World

Nigerians seethe at the governments failure to rescue abducted schoolgirls

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Guardian
Goodluck Jonathans response to the Boko Haram crisis has been to hire an American PR firm. Nigerians abroad and at home are shaking their heads in dis...

Schools face new curbs on extremism after Birmingham Trojan horse affair

49 minutes ago - Guardian
Education secretary Nicky Morgan announces reforms after Peter Clarke's damning report on Muslim extremist infiltrationA raft of reforms to school acc...

Celtic make light work of KR Reykjavik to progress in Champions League

24 minutes ago - Guardian
Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik Celtic win 5-0 on aggregateAfter making heavy weather of the first leg in Reykjavik against KR in Iceland Celtic wasted no tim...

Gaza: How Hamas tunnel network grew

55 minutes ago - BBC
How Hamas spawned network of 'Viet Cong' tunnels

VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths

50 minutes ago - BBC
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end...

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Live News

EA Delays Both Battlefield Hardline and Dragon Age: Inquisition - Coming Soon
EA has announced this afternoon the delay of two of their upcoming titles, Visceral Games' Battlefield Hardline and BioWare's Dragon Age: Inquisition.

At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing - US News
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 ...

Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests - US News
ATLANTA (AP) — The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environm...

Homeowners and Homebuilders Are Going Green - US News
There's a lot of potential for improving the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock.

General: Guard to take observation role at border - US News
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the...

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum - US News
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed s...