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Saturday, February 13, 2016

The phony in American politics: how voters turn into suckers

4 minutes ago - Guardian
History tells us that the skeptical American people are easily conned when confronted with the promises of politicians. In 2016, the hairstyles may ha... by Ben Fountain

Andrew Marr: the loss of the Independent means the loss of a community

4 minutes ago - Guardian
The online Indie must not forget its roots as a vigorous daily conversation between people who only quite liked one another What happened to the Indep... by Andrew Marr

Sunderland v Manchester United: Premier League – live!

5 minutes ago - Guardian
Updates from the early Premier League kick-off at the Stadium of LightSaturday scoreboard: all of today’s goals and fixturesEmail scott.murray@thegu... by Scott Murray

“The patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does”

5 minutes ago - Guardian
Julia Jones, writer and co-founder of John’s campaign, reads the recently revised NHS Constitution and urges us all to do the same so that we are co... by Julia Jones

 

The phony in American politics: how voters turn into suckers

4 minutes ago - Guardian
History tells us that the skeptical American people are easily conned when confronted with the promises of politicians. In 2016, the hairstyles may ha... by Ben Fountain

Andrew Marr: the loss of the Independent means the loss of a community

4 minutes ago - Guardian
The online Indie must not forget its roots as a vigorous daily conversation between people who only quite liked one another What happened to the Indep... by Andrew Marr

Sunderland v Manchester United: Premier League – live!

5 minutes ago - Guardian
Updates from the early Premier League kick-off at the Stadium of LightSaturday scoreboard: all of today’s goals and fixturesEmail scott.murray@thegu... by Scott Murray

“The patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does”

5 minutes ago - Guardian
Julia Jones, writer and co-founder of John’s campaign, reads the recently revised NHS Constitution and urges us all to do the same so that we are co... by Julia Jones

 

Business

Top 10 Cybersecurity Stories On Trends, Stocks, Startups, Hackers, Crime, Jobs, Government, And More

28 minutes ago - Forbes
A roundup of the top 10 cybersecurity stories from the past week

This Week In WWE Biz: Ronda Rousey And Steve Austin At WrestleMania 32?, Undertaker's Opponent, More

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Forbes
This week's WWE biz review examines Ronda Rousey, The Rock and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin possibly appearing at WrestleMania 32, why The Undertaker's o...

How To Age-Proof Your Bathroom

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Forbes
Learn how to create a safe and accessible bathroom without sacrificing style

Western Conference Gets Massive Bettor Support for Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Farewell

2 hours 39 minutes ago - Forbes
Western Conference garners whopping 91% of wagering handle at Las Vegas sports books for the NBA All-Star Game

Stock Market Week Ahead Brings Focus on Fed Speakers, Price Data

2 hours 39 minutes ago - Forbes
Stocks finished a volatile trading week under pressure from steep declines in oil, weakness overseas, and market-crushing remarks by U.S. Federal Rese...

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Fashion

The Scent That Smells Like Forgotten Dreams

Yesterday - The Cut
Commes des Garçons isn't known for conservative scents, and its latest, Dot, is no exception. To coincide with its debut in stores today, the brand...

8 Actually Good Things That Happened This Week

Yesterday - The Cut
It's the Friday before Valentine's Day and whether you're single or in a relationship you have a built-in excuse for consuming chocolate all weekend,...

Dad Gets Carried Away, Clobbers His Child With a Giant Snowball

Yesterday - The Cut
After this winter's snow, it was hard to distinguish the adults from the kids when surveying the wintry wonderland. Snowball fights and snowmen and jo...

The Force Is Strong With Rihanna

Yesterday - The Cut
For possibly the very first time in history, Star Wars paraphernalia managed to look cool. In a floor-length skirt by Vetements, goth queen Rihanna wa...

Jason Wu Does His Version of Grunge for Fall

Yesterday - Fashionista
There are certain elements that we've come to expect from Jason Wu's show each season, and the following things are not among them: A soundtrack of in...

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Food

Quick Easy Fish Stew

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
One of our favorite family recipes of all time is this simple and easy fish stew. It takes less than 30 minutes, start to finish, and is absolutely de...

Chocolate Fondue

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Looking for fun and easy chocolate dessert experience? Make chocolate fondue! My friend Garrett taught me how to make this years ago. It’s a great...

Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Shallots

7 days ago - Simply Recipes
Chicken and mushrooms naturally love each other, especially with a creamy sauce. This recipe is quick and easy, and uses just a little bit of cream...

How to Make Perfect Guacamole

7 days ago - Simply Recipes
Guacamole, a dip made from avocados, is originally from Mexico. The name is derived from two Aztec Nahuatl words—ahuacatl (avocado) and molli (sauce...

Games

Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety

4 hours 14 minutes ago - Joystiq
Tesla's slow but steady progression towards fully autonomous driving continues. Last month, the company announced beta testing of its "Summon" remote...

Watch DARPA's tiny drone do 45 MPH indoors, autonomously

Yesterday - Joystiq
It's been a bit since we last saw DARPA's bird-of-prey inspired drone system, but the government's mad science wing hasn't been sitting idle. The Fast...

Shape-shifting polymer straightens out from body heat

Yesterday - Joystiq
There have been plenty of tries at shape-changing materials, but this one might be the most practical yet. The University of Rochester has created a p...

Rock the vote for your favorite game in the GDC awards

Yesterday - Joystiq
Want to make your voice heard in this year's Game Developer's Choice Awards? How about doing the same for the Independent Game Festival's accolades? B...

Snapchat hopes you'll subscribe to video channels

Yesterday - Joystiq
Snapchat isn't content with simply offering videos through Discover and hoping you'll watch them... it wants to give you a reason to keep coming back...

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Health

Hacking of Health Care Records Skyrockets

2 hours 47 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Roughly one out of every three Americans had their health-care records compromised and most are completely unaware

Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study

Yesterday - Health
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For people who need to lose a lot of weight, it might be tough to find...

Can Meditation Trigger Panic Attacks? The Weird Effect Making News

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Meditation is often touted as one of the best things you can do for your health. But it may not be right for everyone. A recent...

Hospital Performs Surgery on Wrong Baby

Yesterday - Health
credit: Getty Images A Tennessee hospital performed a minor surgery on the wrong infant, People reports. Jennifer Melton said she thought doctors wer...

Baldness Linked to Risk for Prostate Cancer Death

Yesterday - WebMD
A new study has added urgency to the question of whether or not baldness is a risk factor for prostate cancer. WebMD has the details

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Humor

Comic for February 13, 2016

Less than a minute 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

5 First Ladies Who Were Real Life Action Heroes

Yesterday - Cracked
By Alex Schmidt Published: February 12th, 2016 

The 5 Most Insane Things People Did To Avoid Being Late

Yesterday - Cracked
By Chris Fox Published: February 12th, 2016 

5 Ways Your Life Changes When You Marry A Foreigner

Yesterday - Cracked
By Kathy Benjamin Published: February 12th, 2016 

17 'Real' Headlines The Media's Too Afraid To Write (2/12)

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: February 12th, 2016 

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Movies

Berlinale 2016: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' Never Reveals Too Much

2 hours 40 minutes ago - First Showing
Right from the start, this film is already moving. A father, his son and another protector are on the run. The young boy they're watching over seems t...

Full Red Band Trailer for Ben Falcone's 'The Boss' with Melissa McCarthy

3 hours 21 minutes ago - First Showing
"You don't have any money you stupid Ginger!" This looks awful. Universal has debuted another new red band trailer for the upcoming comedy The Boss, s...

Ashley Judd Boards Twin Peaks Revival

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Ashley Judd is the latest name to join the cast of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks revival Ashley Judd has joined the cast of David Lynch‘s highly antici...

Third Slate of Oscar Presenters Announced

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Third slate of Oscar presenters announced Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today a third slate of Oscar presenters for the 88...

Watch: First Trailer for Ariel Vromen's Mind Implant Thriller 'Criminal'

Yesterday - First Showing
The Mission Is In The Memories. Lionsgate has debuted a trailer for an intriguing high-concept sci-fi film called Criminal, that is indeed about a cou...

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Music

Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul) - Single - Sia

3 hours 37 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul) - Single Sia Release Date: February 11, 2016 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Monkey Puzzle R...

Roses (feat. ROZES) [Remixes] - EP - The Chainsmokers

3 hours 37 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Roses (feat. ROZES) [Remixes] - EP The Chainsmokers Release Date: February 12, 2016 Total Songs: 5 Genre: Dance Price: $4.99 Copyright ℗ 2015, 2016...

Incomplete - Single - Thousand Foot Krutch

3 hours 37 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Incomplete - Single Thousand Foot Krutch Release Date: February 12, 2016 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Rock Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2016 TFK Music

Type of Girl - Single - Kevin Gates & King Ko$a

3 hours 37 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Type of Girl - Single Kevin Gates & King Ko$a Release Date: February 12, 2016 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ Head Concussion...

Handwritten - Shawn Mendes

3 hours 37 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Handwritten Shawn Mendes Release Date: February 12, 2016 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Pop Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2016 Island Records, a division of UMG...

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News

Saudi Arabia to send planes to Turkey for Islamic State fight: media

33 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Saudi Arabia will send aircraft to NATO-member Turkey's Incirlik air base for the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, Turkish Foreign Mini...

Syrian army seizes village overlooking rebel areas near Aleppo: state TV

31 minutes ago - Yahoo News
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army has retaken a village that overlooks major rebel-held towns around Aleppo, state television said on Saturday, part...

U.S. Defence Secretary says UK needs nuclear weapons for 'outsized' world role

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must renew its submarine-borne Trident nuclear weapons system if it is to maintain its "outsized" role in world affairs, U...

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Politics

Scandinavian Design Is The Secret To Making Your Home Feel Bigger

38 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
If you've scrolled through Pinterest lately, you've probably noticed an overwhelming number of minimally-decorated, impeccably-organized spaces taking...

Watch Hero Passersby Drag Mom And Child Out From Sinking Car

35 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
A mom and her toddler were dramatically dragged from a sinking car just seconds before it plunged to the bottom of a canal. Heart-stopping footage sho...

Bernie Sanders Meet Bayard Rustin

1 hour 8 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
With the primary season now finally and officially underway, and with Senator Bernie Sanders' stunning victory in New Hampshire still registering on t...

Haiti's Political Crisis: 'Uncertainty Is The Only Thing We Know For Sure'

1 hour 39 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. In this edition, we speak with Robert Fatton Jr...

Models Show Their Frugal Side On This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds List

1 hour 39 minutes ago - The Huffington Post
Models may be walking down the New York Fashion Week runways wearing thousand dollar dresses, but off-duty, many prefer to keep it cheap and chic. Thi...

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Science

How the Apollo Lunar Modules were Smashed for Science

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Each lunar module cost about $149,000,000; adjusted for inflation that’s just under one billion dollars per spacecraft. For all that money, not one...

Scientists X-Ray Potato Chips In Attempt To Make Them More Delicious

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Photo by Tamara Evans via Flickr, licensed under CC by 2.0 Tasty potato chips When I'm waiting for my dinner to finish cooking, I can'...

Watch DARPA'S Drone Dodge Obstacles, Fly At High Speed

Yesterday - Pop Sci
DARPA DARPA Fast Drone The drone revolution needs fewer pilots. Most small unmanned aerial vehicles need at least one human operating...

Your Can Now Sense Earthquakes On Your Smartphone

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Japanexperterna.se/Flickr CC by SA 2.0 Smartphone Your phone, yes, the one you're (probably) reading this on, can detect earthquakes...

New Sea Legs For A Robot Firefighter

Yesterday - Pop Sci
John Williams, U.S. Navy, via Wikimedia Commons Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) In Testing Where there’s smoke, the...

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Sports

Al Horford is a Hawk in flight

Yesterday - ESPN
Al Horford is a Hawk in flight

Report: Cavs test Love market with high price

6 hours 49 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Report: Cavs test Love market with high price

Report: Montreal group floats idea of Rays commuting between Florida, Canada

7 hours 25 minutes ago - Sporting News
Montreal business minds are mulling the idea of pursuing joint ownership of the Tampa Bay Rays

Wolves' LaVine MVP of Rising Stars Challenge

7 hours 32 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Wolves' LaVine MVP of Rising Stars Challenge

Trier scores 18, No. 17 Arizona holds off UCLA 81-75

Yesterday - CBS Sports
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Allonzo Trier scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half, Parker Jackson-Cartwright added 16 points and No. 17 Arizona held off...

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T.V.

Damon Wayans Joins Fox's Lethal Weapon Pilot

Yesterday - TV Guide
Damon Wayans Sr. is not "too old for this s***".Wayans has accepted the lead role in Fox's Lethal Weapon reboot. He'll take over the role of Roger Mur...

Maya Rudolph and Martin Short Get Their Shot at an NBC Variety Series

Yesterday - TV Guide
Maya Rudolph is finally getting her variety show. Variety reports that Rudolph and Martin Short's Maya and Marty in Manhattan is a go at NBC.The picku...

The Walking Dead's Emily Kinney Joins ABC's Conviction

Yesterday - TV Guide
Emily Kinney may have lost her battle with zombies on The Walking Dead, but now she's ready to take on the criminal justice system. The actress will j...

Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie Go Head to Head in The Night Manager Trailer

Yesterday - TV Guide
Hugh Laurie has traded his House cane for a lot of guns. The British actor takes on the role of arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper in AMC's new event se...

VIDEO: The Flash's Battle with Zoom Heats Up in New Trailer

Yesterday - TV Guide
The fight against Zoom is only going to get tougher, according to a new trailer for The Flash.Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is currently locked in Zoom's...

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Technology

Every Galaxy Needs More Than Three People of Color

38 minutes ago - Wired
In the latest "Geek's Guide to the Galaxy" podcast the panel discusses the need for greater diversity in science fiction. The post Every Galaxy Needs...

Music Can’t Last Forever, Not Even on the Internet

38 minutes ago - Wired
The web has made music paradoxically both more durable and more ephemeral. The post Music Can’t Last Forever, Not Even on the Internet appeared firs...

Space Photos of the Week: A Diva Star’s Gotta Shine

38 minutes ago - Wired
Space photos of the week, February 7 – 13, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Diva Star’s Gotta Shine appeared first on WIRED

New Clues to the Mystery of How Our Brains Keep Time

38 minutes ago - Wired
The same brain cells that track location in space appear to also count beats in time. The research suggests that our thoughts may take place on a ment...

10 Amazing Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Mobile Phones

1 hour 38 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Over the past few years, mobile phones have become a kind of addiction. Indeed, it’s almost impossible to imagine life without them. But how well...

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U.S.

Turkish media say Saudi Arabia, Turkey may strike in Syria

1 hour ago - US News
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations agai...

Full Episode: Nightline 02/12/16: Why Columbine Killer's Mother Sue Klebold Came Forward

54 minutes ago - ABC News
Why Columbine Killer's Mother Sue Klebold Came Forward; How Columbine Killers Dylan Klebold, Eric Harris Were Different

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

4 hours 31 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests ci...

Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

1 hour 19 minutes ago - US News
MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is sharply criticizing Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of "repeated ag...

Stranded Man Survives Week in Desert on Melted Snow, Canned Food

1 hour 31 minutes ago - ABC News
A 69-year-old Oregon man has two Nevada police officers to thank for saving his life after he was lost in the desert for a week

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World

The phony in American politics: how voters turn into suckers

39 minutes ago - Guardian
History tells us that the skeptical American people are easily conned when confronted with the promises of politicians. In 2016, the hairstyles may ha...

Andrew Marr: the loss of the Independent means the loss of a community

25 minutes ago - Guardian
The online Indie must not forget its roots as a vigorous daily conversation between people who only quite liked one another What happened to the Indep...

Sunderland v Manchester United: Premier League – live!

19 minutes ago - Guardian
Updates from the early Premier League kick-off at the Stadium of LightSaturday scoreboard: all of today’s goals and fixturesEmail scott.murray@thegu...

Eyewitness: London, England

19 minutes ago - Guardian
Photographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading

“The patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does”

12 minutes ago - Guardian
Julia Jones, writer and co-founder of John’s campaign, reads the recently revised NHS Constitution and urges us all to do the same so that we are co...

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Live News

The phony in American politics: how voters turn into suckers - Guardian
History tells us that the skeptical American people are easily conned when confronted with the promises of politicians. In 2016, the hairstyles may ha...

Andrew Marr: the loss of the Independent means the loss of a community - Guardian
The online Indie must not forget its roots as a vigorous daily conversation between people who only quite liked one another What happened to the Indep...

Sunderland v Manchester United: Premier League – live! - Guardian
Updates from the early Premier League kick-off at the Stadium of LightSaturday scoreboard: all of today’s goals and fixturesEmail scott.murray@thegu...

Eyewitness: London, England - Guardian
Photographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading...

“The patient will be at the heart of everything the NHS does” - Guardian
Julia Jones, writer and co-founder of John’s campaign, reads the recently revised NHS Constitution and urges us all to do the same so that we are co...

Taiwan earthquake toll reaches 116 - BBC
The official death toll from an earthquake in Tainan city, Taiwan, rises to 116, as the remains of the last missing person are found.