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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

See Mondo's Awesome 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comic-Con Posters

2 minutes ago - First Showing
This week, Guardians of the Galaxy his the big screen, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more stellar sci-fi film that will truly make you feel like... by Ethan Anderton

China probes Microsoft for operating system monopoly: reports

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A Chinese probe into Microsoft is probably targeting its "monopoly" of the country's operating systems market, state media said Tuesday, after the US...

Conn. man cleared in killing seeks compensation

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut heari...

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday,...

 

Cleaner Air On The Cheap In China

1 minute ago - Forbes
Like many a start-up idea, Thomas Talhelm's came from personal experience. The American Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia was living in Be... by Russell Flannery

IRS: Misfiring Guns, Losing Emails, But At Least No Helicopters--Yet

1 minute ago - Forbes
Does the IRS Make You Queasy? Just Think How You'd Feel If the IRS Had Helicopters Too, Like the Taxman in Brazil! by Robert W. Wood

See Mondo's Awesome 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comic-Con Posters

2 minutes ago - First Showing
This week, Guardians of the Galaxy his the big screen, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more stellar sci-fi film that will truly make you feel like... by Ethan Anderton

China probes Microsoft for operating system monopoly: reports

4 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A Chinese probe into Microsoft is probably targeting its "monopoly" of the country's operating systems market, state media said Tuesday, after the US...

 

Business

Cleaner Air On The Cheap In China

15 minutes ago - Forbes
Like many a start-up idea, Thomas Talhelm's came from personal experience. The American Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia was living in Be...

IRS: Misfiring Guns, Losing Emails, But At Least No Helicopters--Yet

11 minutes ago - Forbes
Does the IRS Make You Queasy? Just Think How You'd Feel If the IRS Had Helicopters Too, Like the Taxman in Brazil!

Waiting For the Human Workplace

51 minutes ago - Forbes
In the fall of 2011 I was going crazy. I was looking for something -- a point on the arrow to tie together the big and small ideas I'd been writing an...

NASA's Opportunity Rover Sets A Record For Off-World Driving

1 hour 22 minutes ago - Forbes
NASA's Opportunity rover has now traveled further on another world than any previous rover

Deutsche Bank's Profit Falls

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
The German bank reported a fall in second-quarter net profit to $318.5 million, compared with $448.9 million a year earlier

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Fashion

Reporting From a $500,000, Three-Story Closet

Yesterday - The Cut
Theresa Roemer is famous for her outrageous, multi-story storage boudoir — a 3,000-square-foot, three-story closet with a Champagne bar. Cosmopolita...

Jessica Alba's Zimmermann Skirt Won Comic-Con

Yesterday - Fashionista
Lots of young actresses in pretty outfits flocked to San Diego this weekend, but none of the looks quite lived up to this skirt

How to Create a Cult Sneaker Brand, Aeffe Turns a Profit, Wonder Woman's New Look

Yesterday - Fashionista
And why you should tune in to "Project Runway" on Thursday

Eliza's Rodeo-Friendly, Rose Gold Booties

Yesterday - Fashionista
Kind of ridiculous, mostly awesome

Kate Middleton Could Use a New 'Casual' Outfit

Yesterday - Fashionista
We'd like to suggest a few wardrobe updates

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Food

Chicken Under a Brick

2 hours 38 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Spicy Rhode Island Calamari

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Turkey Zucchini Burger with Garlic Mayo

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
Turkey meat is much leaner than beef or pork, so it can be a challenge to make a burger with ground turkey that still gives you the satisfaction of e...

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Confetti Cucumber Salsa

5 days ago - Simply Recipes
I love growing cucumbers, truly I do! But boy are they prolific. With just one Persian cucumber plant I have enough cucumbers for the neighborhood. If...

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Games

Get The Mass Effect Trilogy for $10 On PC at GameStop, And Other Console Bundle Deals

Yesterday - Gamespot
Video game retailer GameStop is currently is holding a summer sale with some decent discounts which looks set to end around 8/17.After digging around,...

This Destiny beta footage came from the moon

Yesterday - Joystiq
For two hours on Saturday, Bungie opened the gates to the moon in the Destiny beta. Historian of all things moon related, Joystiq invites you to watch...

Baby's Freaky Day Out in Among the Sleep - House of Horrors

Yesterday - Gamespot
Jess and Zorine take on horror through the eyes and tiny frame of a baby. All shadows are monsters and windows can't be trusted

ATM Hacked To Give You the Original Doom Instead of Money

Yesterday - Gamespot
The quest to port games to unusual platforms continues, as Australian hackers have found a way to get the original Doom running on an automated teller...

Report: Soon There Will Be a "Gamer" LEGO Minifigure

Yesterday - Gamespot
That's him on the top left.An upcoming line of physical LEGO minifigure toys will include a "gamer" character who wears glasses and headphones, as wel...

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Health

How to Prevent Ebola From Spreading to the U.S.

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
The Ebola virus is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for most Americans

Boy Fighting Inoperable Tumor Gets Birthday Wish: Lots of Mail

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Danny Nickerson’s simple birthday request has unleashed an amazing response, and 100,000 letters have been delivered to the 6-year-old so far

4 Tips for Treating a Bee Sting

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Late summer is the busiest time of year for bees. The workers are spending long days scavenging for all the nectar the hive will n...

Lightning Strikes: Myth vs. Fact

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Despite the recent high-profile cases, lightning-related deaths are actually at an all-time low. We asked the National Weather Service to help us debu...

10 Super Simple Spritzers to Make Now

Yesterday - Health
It’s summertime and the living’s easy. That’s all the more reason to shake things up with one of simplest cocktails you can make ever. 10 De...

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Humor

Comic for July 29, 2014

1 hour 39 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

2 New Shirts for 'Mario Bros.' and 'The Shining' Fans

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Staff Published: July 28th, 2014  No time to waste, friend. It's summer, it's too danged hot, and you need as many shirts on hand as poss...

5 Dumb Things Movie Characters Do Only to Advance the Plot

Yesterday - Cracked
By Robin Warder Published: July 28th, 2014  Hollywood has endless ways of making us feel bad about ourselves -- movie heroes and villains alike are...

8 Terrifying Life Lessons From a Former Terrorist

Yesterday - Cracked
By Robert Evans,Shane Paul O'Doherty Published: July 28th, 2014  No matter how low terrorists are held in public opinion, they're not going away any...

27 Sex Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: July 28th, 2014  Whether it came from idiot friends, awkward parents, or copious amounts of farm porn, we all have jus...

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Movies

See Mondo's Awesome 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comic-Con Posters

20 minutes ago - First Showing
This week, Guardians of the Galaxy his the big screen, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more stellar sci-fi film that will truly make you feel like...

Paul Greengrass Set to Direct 'Agent Storm' Al Qaeda & CIA Thriller

57 minutes ago - First Showing
Following his direction of the true story Captain Phillips, filmmaker Paul Greengrass is sticking with non-fiction. Deadline reports The Bourne Ultima...

Paul Greengrass Targets Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Paul Greengrass, whose credits include United 93 and Captain Phillips, has lined up another true thriller with a big screen adaptation of Storm Morten...

Attack the Block's Joe Cornish Offered King Kong Reboot, Skull Island

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Legendary Pictures surprised Comic-Con's Hall this past Saturday by ending their presentation with a teaser trailer for the upcoming King Kong reboot,...

Frozen's Hans and Pabbie Head to ABC's Once Upon a Time

Yesterday - Coming Soon
We learned back in May that Anna, Elsa and Kristoff, the stars of Walt Disney Pictures' hugely successfulFrozen, are heading to ABC's "Once Upon a Tim...

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Music

Hilary Duff’s ‘Chasing The Sun’ Video Is The Vacation You Need: Watch It Now

2 hours 18 minutes ago - MTV News
Hilary Duff's "Chasing the Sun" video is here

Jessie J, Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj’s ‘Bang Bang’ Is Finally Here

2 hours 13 minutes ago - MTV News
Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj team up for the new single "Bang Bang."

Miley Cyrus And Beyonce Go Head To Head In New VMA Promo

Yesterday - MTV News
The 2014 VMA Video of the Year nominees battle for the top prize

Do Finder’s Keepers Rules Apply To Scott and Stiles On ‘Teen Wolf’?

Yesterday - MTV News
Scott and Stiles of "Teen Wolf" got the cash that Garrett-the-assassin had earned for his kills -- what should they do with it?

Pussy Riot Members Suing Russian Government For Human Rights Violations

Yesterday - MTV News
Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are suing the Russian government for human rights violations

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News

China probes Microsoft for operating system monopoly: reports

32 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A Chinese probe into Microsoft is probably targeting its "monopoly" of the country's operating systems market, state media said Tuesday, after the US...

Conn. man cleared in killing seeks compensation

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut heari...

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday,...

Hiker, 13, missing in California national park

35 minutes ago - Yahoo News
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has gone missing while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California

NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids

34 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies lookin...

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Politics

Brown continues immigration talks

2 hours 19 minutes ago - Politico
The California governor will take a break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration

STUDY: 35% of Americans facing debt collectors!

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Drudge Report
STUDY: 35% of Americans facing debt collectors!(Third column, 1st story, link)

Kerry's gigantic blunder...

1 hour 56 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Kerry's gigantic blunder...(First column, 4th story, link)Related stories:Hamas Leader's House 'Hit By Missile'...Israel Escalating Gaza War...No Quic...

Everyday Economics: How the Government Exaggerates the Cost of College

2 hours 9 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
The inflation index for college tuition has become notorious. But it reflects sticker prices over the past 20 years, not what families actually pay

Mexico, California question Texas border troop plan...

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Mexico, California question Texas border troop plan...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:Boehner Goes Silent on Executive 'Amnesty'...Sess...

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Pop Culture

Did You Know Sexual Harassment Is A HUGE Issue At Comic-Con?! Hear One Reality Star's Cosplay Horror Story HERE!

2 hours 33 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
It's all fun and geeky games until some lady in a Sailor Moon costume gets accosted! The (above) silly statement may make you feel like LOLing --- but...

'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Looks Epic In This New Trailer!

Yesterday - ETOnline
The first trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies has been released, and looks like this final installment in Peter Jackson's breathtaki...

'The Bachelorette': Did Andi Dorfman Choose Josh or Nick? Plus, Find Out if He Proposed!

Yesterday - ETOnline
WARNING: We're about to reveal the biggest spoilers from Monday night's season finale of The Bachelorette. If you don't want to know who Andi chose, t...

Michael Douglas Thanks Doctors on World Head and Neck Cancer Day

Yesterday - ETOnline
With wife Catherine-Zeta Jones by his side, Michael Douglas opened up about his battle with cancer at the International Federation of Head and Neck On...

Did YOU Enjoy The 50 Shades Of Grey Trailer? Not As Much As NuttyMadam Did! Watch Her HIGHlarious Reaction HERE!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
When the first official 50 Shades of Grey trailer dropped last week, the world went a little bit crazy! Which is totally understandable, because have...

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Science

The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Diatoms. Images a and b are raw diatoms; c and d are fossilized, and e and f are fossilized diatoms that were frozen but not shot. Mark Burchell e...

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and more on Icy Saturn Moon

Yesterday - NASA
Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their...

Reporters Invited to NASA Hurricane Airborne Mission Media Day at Wallops

Yesterday - NASA
Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-pil...

NASA’s Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

Yesterday - NASA
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilo...

NASA Selects Environmental Test and Integration Services II Contract

Yesterday - NASA
NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio. The contract will support...

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Sports

Cabrera, Dickey help Jays trample Red Sox

1 hour 13 minutes ago - ESPN
Melky Cabrera and R.A. Dickey helped the Toronto Blue Jays romp past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night

Marlins turn back Nats with 4-run rally in 9th

52 minutes ago - ESPN
Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games...

NBPA elects Roberts as new executive director

12 minutes ago - CBS Sports
NBPA elects Roberts as new executive director

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T.V.

Interview: Morgan Kibby at 2014 SXSW V2V: The Artist as Startup

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Morgan Kibby has come a long way from classical piano and the cello. Her musical odyssey through the indie band The Romanovs, the French electronica...

Profile: Donna Galanti, Author of ‘The Human Element’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is an International Thriller Writers Debut Author of the parano...

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
There seems to be no stopping Marvel’s domination of the global box office lately as they deliver blockbuster after blockbuster. Now on phase 2 of t...

North American Science Fiction Convention: Day 2

Yesterday - Blog Critics
And just like that, as the North American Science Fiction Convention felt like it was only beginning, it was drawing to its end. To my misfortune, I h...

SXSW V2V and ZDoggMD: Healthcare Disrupted – You’re Gonna Love It

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Wikipedia defines Disruptive Innovation as: “An innovation that…disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing an earlier technology...

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Technology

The game controller that trains your pelvic floor muscles

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Engadget
The high-tech pelvic floor trainer space just became more competitive. Remember kGoal? Well, a Kickstarter campaign's looking to fund the production o...

London to pioneer 5G technology, the city’s mayor promises

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: The Tower Bridge of London.Image Credit: vgm8383 / FlickrNOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week aw...

Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe

2 hours 17 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 In 2012, Rhapsody nabbed the European assets of streaming service Napster, covering the UK and Germany, to fill out its 2011 acquisition of Napster...

Uber Gets Down To Business With New Travel Expense Tools And Concur Integration

2 hours 37 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Uber has spent four years building a perfect transportation alternative to taxis and black car services in cities around the world. But until today...

Rhapsody bets on carrier partnerships to grow its music service

2 hours 38 minutes ago - Engadget
Rhapsody International, the parent company of music-streaming services Rhapsody and Napster, has just announced it is now home to two million paid sub...

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U.S.

No Verdict, No Mistrial yet in Ventura Libel Case

41 minutes ago - ABC News
Jurors to resume deliberating Ventura libel case after judge defers mistrial decision

Conn. Man Cleared in Killing Seeks Compensation

23 minutes ago - ABC News
Conn. man jailed for 21 years in killing he did not commit to seek up to $8 million from state

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

2 hours 35 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study...

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

52 minutes ago - US News
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races...

Hiker, 13, Missing in California National Park

2 hours ago - ABC News
13-year-old boy separated from group, goes missing while hiking in California national park

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World

Freelance writing no longer buys a champagne lifestyle

39 minutes ago - Guardian
The time when a writer could earn well are long gone; but with the advent of new media, there is still a good living to be madeWhen people ask me what...

Dont write Ukip off its support is evolving

38 minutes ago - Guardian
Ukips appeal is widening along the political spectrum after the European polls, and this could be crucial in the general electionIts been a busy coupl...

Kerry visits India to improve ties

29 minutes ago - BBC
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to begin a visit to Delhi as Washington tries to improve ties with India under its new PM Narendra Modi

Israel pounds Gaza after Netanyahu promises prolonged battle

56 minutes ago - Guardian
Home of Hamas Gaza leader Ismail Haniyeh is among targets in night of heavy bombardment Gaza conflict: live coverageGaza endured a night of relentless...

Damian McBride attacks Ed Miliband's policies as a 'steaming pile of fudge'

Yesterday - Guardian
Gordon Brown's former spin doctor says Labour leader is 'dysfunctional' and party has 'no clear idea who its audience is'Gordon Brown's former spin do...

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Live News

Cleaner Air On The Cheap In China - Forbes
Like many a start-up idea, Thomas Talhelm's came from personal experience. The American Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia was living in Be...

IRS: Misfiring Guns, Losing Emails, But At Least No Helicopters--Yet - Forbes
Does the IRS Make You Queasy? Just Think How You'd Feel If the IRS Had Helicopters Too, Like the Taxman in Brazil!

See Mondo's Awesome 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comic-Con Posters - First Showing
This week, Guardians of the Galaxy his the big screen, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a more stellar sci-fi film that will truly make you feel like...

China probes Microsoft for operating system monopoly: reports - Yahoo News
A Chinese probe into Microsoft is probably targeting its "monopoly" of the country's operating systems market, state media said Tuesday, after the US ...

Conn. man cleared in killing seeks compensation - Yahoo News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut heari...

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges - Yahoo News
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday,...