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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

In Bid to Host Democratic National Convention in 2016, de Blasio Makes a Fiscal Case

9 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
As New York vies to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce that the group leading the city’s push... by By NIKITA STEWART

6 Days That Felled Sheldon Silver, the Speaker Who Ruled Albany for Decades

9 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Mr. Silver’s staggering fall from grace as Assembly speaker played out over a week of secret deliberations and shifting alliances by By JESSE McKINLEY, THOMAS KAPLAN, SUSANNE CRAIG and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM

Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

13 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arron Afflalo scored 18 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on...

Knicks overcome Westbrook's 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

14 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York...

 

Resale Market For Super Bowl 49 Tickets Above $7,000, Cheapest At $5,000

4 minutes ago - Forbes
Three days ago we were marveling at the height that ticket prices for Super Bowl XLIX had reached. As only the second event to ever pierce the $5,000... by Jesse Lawrence

The Real Cost Of Bureaucratic Fear

4 minutes ago - Forbes
One day several years ago I got a call from a fellow who works at one of our beautiful government labs in Colorado by Liz Ryan

Pentagon picks new Air Force One plane

7 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
The Pentagon has chosen Boeing's 747-8 to replace the two aging planes that serve as the President's Air Force One fleet

In Bid to Host Democratic National Convention in 2016, de Blasio Makes a Fiscal Case

9 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
As New York vies to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce that the group leading the city’s push... by By NIKITA STEWART

 

Business

Resale Market For Super Bowl 49 Tickets Above $7,000, Cheapest At $5,000

51 minutes ago - Forbes
Three days ago we were marveling at the height that ticket prices for Super Bowl XLIX had reached. As only the second event to ever pierce the $5,000...

The Real Cost Of Bureaucratic Fear

24 minutes ago - Forbes
One day several years ago I got a call from a fellow who works at one of our beautiful government labs in Colorado

Hong Kong Stocks Fall With Banks, Oil Shares Weak

1 hour 41 minutes ago - Fox Business
Hong Kong stocks lost ground Thursday morning, following a weak regional trend after U.S. markets sold off overnight on signs the Federal Reserve rema...

The Most Subscribed-To YouTube Channels

4 hours 58 minutes ago - Forbes
The ten YouTube channels that have attracted the most subscribers

China Spandex Supplier's Stock Rise Lifts Clan Into Billionaire Ranks

1 hour 31 minutes ago - Forbes
Gains in the share price of a Chinese supplier of spandex products have lifted the company’s controlling family into the ranks of the world’s bill...

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Fashion

J.Crew Loses 2nd Major Exec in 3 Weeks

5 hours 6 minutes ago - Fashionista
Well, this doesn't look good

Experience the Dior Couture Show in 60 Seconds Flat

4 hours 56 minutes ago - The Cut
Monday's Christian Dior haute couture show had just about everything: a fuzzy pink carpet, plenty of bondage ponytails, and even some blindingly ...

New Study Says Helping Others Helps You Get Laid

4 hours 53 minutes ago - The Cut
How many mothers, grandmothers, smugly out-of-touch married friends have given a single person the advice “Volunteer! I hear it’s a great way to m...

The 25 Best Boots to Buy Right Now

5 hours 57 minutes ago - The Cut
While the Blizzard of 2015 turned out to be a big bust for New York City, we unfortunately have two more months of winter to go. If you're looking to...

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Food

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

23 hours 15 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Chicken Posole Salad

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
One of my favorite comforting soups is Mexican chicken posole, with a hominy-rich chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and heaped with toppings. And as...

Crispy Fish Sticks

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Chicken and Biscuits

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Potato Skins

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
There is nothing like a plate full of crispy potato skins, filled with melty cheddar cheese, and topped with bacon bits, sour cream and green onions.C...

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Games

Sony pulls support for Vita's Maps, YouTube apps

46 minutes ago - Joystiq
In a brief Twitter message, Sony has announced that official support for the Maps and YouTube apps found on the Vita handheld will soon come to an end...

Reptile gets the go-ahead for Mortal Kombat X

1 hour 46 minutes ago - Joystiq
Who's next? Mortal Kombat series veteran Reptile will return in the upcoming multiplatform sequel Mortal Kombat X, developer NetherRealm Studios confi...

The Marvellous Miss Take Review

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Gamespot
We need more heist games in our lives. Stealth games are a dime a dozen, but only in heist games are you required to play with confidence. We need the...

Grab a pint with free Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs

2 hours 46 minutes ago - Joystiq
The songs that fill the tavern at Skyhold are now yours for the downloading, for free until February 9, when they will be sold on "popular digital pla...

Three Hours Playing The Witcher 3

5 hours 12 minutes ago - Gamespot
Kevin VanOrd has the opportunity to play The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for three hours. This Tuesday at 2PM Pacific, he came on The Lobby to tell us all ab...

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Health

'Toxic Aerosol': California Calls Vaping a Public Health Risk

2 hours ago - MSNBC Health
California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes

Children Still Struggle With Mystery Paralysis

2 hours 20 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Ten Colorado children with mystifying muscle weakness and partial paralysis are still suffering symptoms and may be permanently disabled, doctors say

California Declares Vaping Public Health Risk

2 hours 14 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes

NFL Vets who Played as Kids Have Worse Memory Issues

3 hours 18 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
NFL vets who started playing football before age 12 functioned about 20 percent worse on mental tests compared to ex-pros to entered the game as teens

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims

3 hours 39 minutes ago - Health
By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Liberals are in luck when it comes to longevity, new research contend...

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Humor

6 Tiny Mistakes That Changed The Course of History

20 hours 16 minutes ago - Cracked
By Alexander Pan Published: January 28th, 2015 

19 WTF Celebrity Cameos You Missed in Movies and on TV

20 hours 16 minutes ago - Cracked
By Alex Schmidt Published: January 28th, 2015 

24 Horrifying TRUE Stories Behind the Scenes of Huge Movies

20 hours 16 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: January 28th, 2015 

5 Ways America's Justice System is Designed to Screw You

20 hours 16 minutes ago - Cracked
By Anonymous,Talia Jane Published: January 28th, 2015 

6 Upcoming Movies That Deserve Way More Hype

20 hours 16 minutes ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: January 28th, 2015 

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Movies

Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February 2015

30 minutes ago - Coming Soon
And the titles disappearing from the service in February The post Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February 2015 appeared first on ComingSoon...

Four New Stars Join Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer!

3 hours 12 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Jon Hamm, Chris Pine, Jason Schwartzman and Kristen Wiig will appear on the new Netflix series The post Four New Stars Join Netflix’s Wet Hot Americ...

Matthew McConaughey to Find Super Athlete Tribe in 'Born to Run'

4 hours 56 minutes ago - First Showing
After taking home an Academy Award for the lead role in Dallas Buyers Club, and getting all sorts of acclaim for "True Detective," you can say that th...

Director Angelia Jolie Gets Brad Pitt Another Big Screen Job in 'Africa'

5 hours 14 minutes ago - First Showing
We've already got one project coming up that will see actress turned filmmaker Angelina Jolie directing husband Brad Pitt with the relationship drama...

'Minions' Go Crazy in Super Bowl Spot for 'Despicable Me' Spin-Off

5 hours 34 minutes ago - First Showing
Surprisingly enough, the teaser trailer for Minions, the spin-off of Illumination Entertainment's animated hit Despicable Me, looked pretty great. The...

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Music

Celloverse - 2CELLOS

19 hours 1 minute ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Celloverse 2CELLOS Release Date: January 27, 2015 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Classical Crossover Price: $10.99 Copyright ℗ 2014, 2015 Sony Music Enterta...

Forever Charlie - Charlie Wilson

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Forever Charlie Charlie Wilson Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 12 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 RCA Records, a division...

Celloverse (Deluxe Edition) - 2CELLOS

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Celloverse (Deluxe Edition) 2CELLOS Release Date: January 27, 2015 Total Songs: 20 Genre: Classical Crossover Price: $13.99 Copyright ℗ 2011, 2012,...

The Nights (Avicii By Avicii) - Single - Avicii

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Nights (Avicii By Avicii) - Single Avicii Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Avicii Music...

The Mystery of Your Gift (feat. Brian Byrne and the American Boy Choir) - Single - Josh Groban

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Mystery of Your Gift (feat. Brian Byrne and the American Boy Choir) - Single Josh Groban Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop...

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News

Pentagon picks new Air Force One plane

12 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
The Pentagon has chosen Boeing's 747-8 to replace the two aging planes that serve as the President's Air Force One fleet

Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

38 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arron Afflalo scored 18 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on...

Knicks overcome Westbrook's 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

35 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York...

Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

33 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franch...

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Politics

In Bid to Host Democratic National Convention in 2016, de Blasio Makes a Fiscal Case

1 hour 25 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
As New York vies to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce that the group leading the city’s push...

6 Days That Felled Sheldon Silver, the Speaker Who Ruled Albany for Decades

1 hour 7 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Mr. Silver’s staggering fall from grace as Assembly speaker played out over a week of secret deliberations and shifting alliances

At House retreat, Dems take message cue from Obama

3 hours 3 minutes ago - Politico
"We're going to the be the party of sustained economic growth for everybody."

Bloomberg Reorganizes the Godmothership

2 hours 43 minutes ago - Politico
We still have no design that can beat the newspaper for the efficient browsing and digesting of news

The Kochs Ride Again

2 hours 43 minutes ago - Politico
It was interesting while it lasted, but the 2016 election is now officially "bought."

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Pop Culture

Jaden Smith And Maya Rudolph Join New HBO Comedy Pilot Brothers in Atlanta!

42 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Brothers in Atlanta is a new HBO comedy pilot about two struggling entertainers trying to live their personal and professional lives in Atlanta. The l...

Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam Welcome Second Child

1 hour 52 minutes ago - ETOnline
The Avengers' Cobie Smulders and SNL's Taran Killam are new parents yet again. The How I Met Your Mother star revealed that she gave birth to the coup...

'The 100' Boss Answers 4 of Your Biggest Questions!

1 hour 16 minutes ago - ETOnline
The 100 is setting up what is proving to be one hell of a second half! From Bellamy (Bob Morley) and Lincoln’s (Ricky Whittle) foiled plan to infilt...

Selma's David Oyelowo Comes To Benedict Cumberbatch's Defense After 'Colored' Actor Comments — Read His Statement HERE!

1 hour 19 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Like many people, we were pretty shocked and upset to hear Benedict Cumberbatch refer to black actors as "colored" in a recent interview. Well, since...

'Little Women: LA' Star Terra on Her Risky Pregnancy

1 hour 55 minutes ago - ETOnline
Little Women: LA star and executive producer Terra Jole and her boyfriend Joe Gnoffo are expecting a baby and they shared some of their hopes and conc...

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Science

NASA Hosts Media, Social Media for “State of NASA” Events at Agency Centers

12 hours 16 minutes ago - NASA
NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 2 to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, unique opportunities...

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2014 Annual Report

12 hours 16 minutes ago - NASA
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2014 annual report examining NASA'...

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

6 hours 20 minutes ago - Pop Sci
The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competi...

This 3D Render Of A Paris Apartment Looks Amazingly Real

8 hours 16 minutes ago - Pop Sci
One 3D artist has created an impressive photorealistic computer rendering of a surprisingly mundane subject: a Paris apartment

Bat-Like Bot Soars In The Sky And Crawls On The Ground

9 hours 1 minute ago - Pop Sci
DALER is a flying wing that swoops like a bat in the sky, and wobbles forward like a bat on the ground. Created by Ludovic Daler, the Deployable Air-L...

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T.V.

CBS' Supergirl Casts a True Blood Vet As Its Jimmy Olsen

2 hours ago - TV Guide
CBS' upcoming entry into the superhero field, Supergirl, has found its Jimmy Olsen. Or should we say James Olsen?Mehcad Brooks will play the more matu...

Mega Buzz: Does Callen's New Lady on NCIS: LA Have a Connection to his Past?

3 hours 16 minutes ago - TV Guide
Now that Kensi and Deeks are all coupled up on NCIS: Los Angeles, it looks like Cupid has set his sights on Callen.In fact, Callen (Chris O'Donnell) i...

Congrats! Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam Welcome Their Second Child

3 hours 59 minutes ago - TV Guide
It's a little late, and only because we didn't know until now, but congratulations to How I Met Your Mother's Cobie Smulders and Saturday Night Live's...

Which Mad Men and Star Trek Stars Are Joining the Already Awesome Cast of Wet Hot American Summer?

4 hours 14 minutes ago - TV Guide
As if the cast for Netflix's upcoming prequel of the cult comedy Wet Hot American Summer wasn't already totally radical enough, what with the likes of...

Who Might Crack First? 6 Teases for How to Get Away with Murder's Return

5 hours 44 minutes ago - TV Guide
They committed the murder (or at least one of them did) -- but can they get away with it?That's what the remaining six episodes of How to Get Away wit...

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Technology

Daily Roundup: Dell's latest laptop, the Super Bowl on social media and more!

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Engadget
Sony is getting a sorely needed music makeover, a drunken mistake leads to a firmware update for DJI drones and we get up close and personal with Dell...

Gameloft’s full-year mobile gaming revenue hits $256M

2 hours 17 minutes ago - Venture Beat
French mobile-game publisher Gameloft said today that its full-year revenues reached €227.3 million, or $256 million, up 1 percent from a year earli...

How to handle an unexpected offer for your early-stage startup

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Venture Beat
You are running your first startup. You are starting to build your team and gain customer traction. You have taken advantage of a wealth of blogs abou...

Delaware wants to put your driver's license on your phone

2 hours 8 minutes ago - Engadget
For all the recent talk of moving to digital wallets, you can't really ditch the old-school kind yet -- you still need to carry physical copies of you...

Samsung Reports Lowest Annual Profit In Three Years Due To Lagging Smartphone Sales

2 hours 15 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Samsung Electronics reported its lowest annual profit since 2011 during its earnings call today as its smartphone sales continue to suffer from incr...

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U.S.

Millsaps leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

44 minutes ago - US News
ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franch...

Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

38 minutes ago - US News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arron Afflalo scored 18 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on...

Knicks overcome Westbrook's 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

35 minutes ago - US News
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York...

McDonald's CEO Steps Down as Sales Decline

57 minutes ago - ABC News
McDonald's taps new CEO as sales decline; same challenges remain

Grant sparks No. 8 Notre Dame to 77-73 victory over Duke

1 hour 12 minutes ago - US News
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jerian Grant had 23 points and 12 assists and No. 8 Notre Dame made two shots in the final 67 seconds as the shot clock ran...

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World

Isis: sunset deadline for Jordan to free bomber and save hostage

43 minutes ago - Guardian
Deal to swap jailed terrorist Sajida al-Rishawi for Jordanian pilot leaves unclear the fate of Japanese journalist Kenji GotoIslamic State has set a d...

Nuclear scientist jailed in US

42 minutes ago - BBC
A former nuclear scientist in the US is jailed for five years for trying to pass nuclear bomb-making secrets to Venezuela

North Korea may be restarting reactor which produces nuclear bomb fuel

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Guardian
US research institute says recent satellite imagery shows possible signs of reactor activity North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear...

Laser inventor Charles Townes dies

1 hour 28 minutes ago - Guardian
Scientist was sitting on a park bench in 1951 when he came up with Nobel prizewinning and world-changing idea for a pure beam of lightCharles Townes,...

Fixing Yemen 'will take decades'

11 hours 37 minutes ago - BBC
US strategy in Yemen depends on Iran

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Live News

Resale Market For Super Bowl 49 Tickets Above $7,000, Cheapest At $5,000 - Forbes
Three days ago we were marveling at the height that ticket prices for Super Bowl XLIX had reached. As only the second event to ever pierce the $5,000 ...

The Real Cost Of Bureaucratic Fear - Forbes
One day several years ago I got a call from a fellow who works at one of our beautiful government labs in Colorado.

Pentagon picks new Air Force One plane - CNN Top Stories
The Pentagon has chosen Boeing's 747-8 to replace the two aging planes that serve as the President's Air Force One fleet.

In Bid to Host Democratic National Convention in 2016, de Blasio Makes a Fiscal Case - New York Times Politics
As New York vies to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce that the group leading the city’s push ...

6 Days That Felled Sheldon Silver, the Speaker Who Ruled Albany for Decades - New York Times Politics
Mr. Silver’s staggering fall from grace as Assembly speaker played out over a week of secret deliberations and shifting alliances.