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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he came to re... by MARGALIT FOX

Carlos Falchi, Who Turned Exotic Animal Skins Into Coveted Handbags, Dies at 70

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
A self-taught artisan from Brazil built a fashion empire from hand-sewn leather clothing and handbags made from the skins of exotic animals, including... by MARGALIT FOX

ADM Announces Plan to Fight Deforestation

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
ADM joins other global companies like Cargill, Kellogg and Nestlé in efforts to reduce the environmental impact of producing commodities by STEPHANIE STROM

Body Found at Home of Getty Heir Andrew Getty

Less than a minute ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Los Angeles police were investigating the death of a man found at the Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, the grandson oil tycoon J. Paul Getty

 

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he came to re... by MARGALIT FOX

Carlos Falchi, Who Turned Exotic Animal Skins Into Coveted Handbags, Dies at 70

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
A self-taught artisan from Brazil built a fashion empire from hand-sewn leather clothing and handbags made from the skins of exotic animals, including... by MARGALIT FOX

ADM Announces Plan to Fight Deforestation

Less than a minute ago - New York Times Business
ADM joins other global companies like Cargill, Kellogg and Nestlé in efforts to reduce the environmental impact of producing commodities by STEPHANIE STROM

Girl Gets New Hand Thanks To 3-D Printing Technology

Less than a minute ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Faith Lennox had part of her arm amputated at an early age, but is able to surf, swim, and bike a lot easier thanks to some incredible technology

 

Business

Businesses Seek Out New African Frontiers

48 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Economic issues in South Africa and Nigeria have prompted companies to look for growth in smaller but promising African countries like Angola and Keny...

With Auto Show, G.M. Hopes to Lessen Damage

47 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The nation’s biggest automaker is blanketing the New York auto show with new products it hopes will improve its stagnant market share in America

Your Money Adviser: Seeing a Tax Refund as a Financial Opportunity

43 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The lump sum from a federal tax refund can help pay off credit card debt or add to savings

GoDaddy Reportedly Prices IPO At $20/share, Above Range

1 hour 45 minutes ago - Fox Business
Website-hosting company GoDaddy Inc. priced its initial public offering late Tuesday above its indicative range, reports said, suggesting strong deman...

Kansas bill that would allow supermarkets to sell alcohol faces resistance in Senate committee

1 hour 33 minutes ago - Fox Business
Big box retailers would be allowed to sell alcohol in some Kansas counties under a bill discussed by a state Senate panel Tuesday

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Fashion

How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans

3 hours 16 minutes ago - The Cut
Between the Louis Vuitton, Chloé, and Gucci runways, '70s-style denim is back. And, naturally, the street-style bunch has been the first to embrace...

Eliza's Perfect Pullover Sweater

4 hours 21 minutes ago - Fashionista
Easy, easy, easy

Rihanna's Very Rihanna Take On Dior

3 hours 36 minutes ago - Fashionista
A lesson in wearing the clothes, not vice versa

How to Work Out Your Whole Body in 20 Minutes

4 hours 20 minutes ago - The Cut
Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see,...

TSA Will Stop Targeting Natural Black Female Hair​

4 hours 57 minutes ago - Fashionista
It's about time

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Food

How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs

19 hours 2 minutes ago - Simply Recipes
Pssst! You want to know the best way to make hard boiled eggs? Steam them! That’s right, forget about boiling the eggs, just steam them. Some of the...

Chicken Tamale Pie

21 hours 5 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Food52

Holiday Ham, Three Ways

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Roast Leg of Lamb

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
The most important thing to remember about cooking a lamb roast is to not over-cook it. Lamb has such wonderful flavor on its own, and is so naturally...

Dutch Baby With Lemon Sugar

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

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Games

Daily Roundup: MacBook Pro review, the new Surface 3 and more!

19 minutes ago - Joystiq
April Fools' Day is nearly upon us and now's your chance to get caught up on the last bit of serious news before the internet gets crazy. First up, we...

Bloodborne Patch 1.02 Fixes Game-Breaking Bug

1 hour 35 minutes ago - Gamespot
The latest patch issued by From Software for Bloodborne updates the game to version 1.02 and fixes a potentially serious bug that prevents players fro...

Ask The Reviewer: Axiom Verge - The Lobby

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Gamespot
Jeff Gerstmann from Giant Bomb and GameSpot's Peter Brown discuss the pros and cons of PlayStation 4 action-adventure game Axiom Verge

The Big Picture: Yeah right, this was shot on a mobile phone

56 minutes ago - Joystiq
The World Photography Organization has announced the winners of its 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, including those from the inaugural mobile phon...

This is how you refuel Zero's electric motorcycle

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Joystiq
If there's one problem to racing a super-cool electric motorcycle, it's that pit stops tend to be a bit slow. After all, in the time it takes a regula...

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Health

U.S. Boosts New Ebola Drug

1 hour 17 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The U.S. government says it will help develop a new Ebola drug - one of five drugs that are being tested against the deadly virus

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

2 hours 29 minutes ago - Health
TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Acetaminophen — best known as Tylenol in the United States — does not appear to help ease lower bac...

Safe but Inadequate: Tylenol Flunks Back Pain Test

1 hour 56 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Tylenol and other products containing acetaminophen do little or nothing to help lower back pain or arthritis, a new report finds

4 Foods You're Eating That Are Killing Your Sex Drive

2 hours 47 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
In my research, I discovered that there are four things you’re probably eating that are killing your energy — and your sex drive

Medieval Concoction Kills MRSA

3 hours 11 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A little garlic, a little onion, a little ... ox gall? This 1,000-year-old recipe seems to kill germs, researchers confirm

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Humor

4 Insane Stories About Robert Durst Left Out of 'The Jinx'

18 hours 6 minutes ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: March 31st, 2015 

5 'Game of Thrones' Scenes That Only Make Sense in the Books

18 hours 6 minutes ago - Cracked
By Michael Hossey Published: March 31st, 2015 

5 Baffling Mysteries With Silly Explanations

18 hours 6 minutes ago - Cracked
By Phil Hearn Published: March 31st, 2015 

7 Movies That Put Insane Work Into Details You Didn't Notice

18 hours 6 minutes ago - Cracked
By J.F. Sargent Published: March 31st, 2015 

5 Amazing Elaborate Crimes Too Unrealistic For Any Movie

18 hours 6 minutes ago - Cracked
By Zachary Frey Published: March 31st, 2015 

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Movies

Kevin James Gets 2 Blart 2 Furious in a New Parody Trailer

1 hour ago - Coming Soon
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 hits theaters April 17 The post Kevin James Gets 2 Blart 2 Furious in a New Parody Trailer appeared first on ComingSoon.net

'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell to Play Casey Jones in 'Ninja Turtles 2'

1 hour 18 minutes ago - First Showing
Following last week's addition of Alessandra Ambrosio to the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 as a seemingly inexplicable love interest for came...

Woman in Gold Review

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Coming Soon
"A film trying to serve many masters but ultimately serving no one." The post Woman in Gold Review appeared first on ComingSoon.net

Mark Wahlberg Eyes Boston Marathon Bombing Project Patriot’s Day

1 hour 44 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Another take on the story, Boston Strong, is in the works at 20th Century Fox The post Mark Wahlberg Eyes Boston Marathon Bombing Project Patriot’s...

The Trailer for Living in the Age of Airplanes, Narrated by Harrison Ford

2 hours 37 minutes ago - Coming Soon
And featuring a score by James Horner The post The Trailer for Living in the Age of Airplanes, Narrated by Harrison Ford appeared first on ComingSoon...

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Music

The Day Is My Enemy - The Prodigy

15 hours 9 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Day Is My Enemy The Prodigy Release Date: March 30, 2015 Total Songs: 15 Genre: Electronic Price: $10.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Take Me To The Hospita...

The 2nd Album ‘EXODUS’ - EXO

5 hours 51 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The 2nd Album ‘EXODUS’ EXO Release Date: March 30, 2015 Total Songs: 10 Genre: K-Pop Price: $11.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 SM Entertainment

Talk About You - Single - MIKA

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Talk About You - Single MIKA Release Date: March 25, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Republic Records, a division of UM...

I Go Hard (feat. Kat) - Single - T.I.

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
I Go Hard (feat. Kat) - Single T.I. Release Date: March 27, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 The Royal Crown

Toto XIV - Toto

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Toto XIV Toto Release Date: March 23, 2015 Total Songs: 11 Genre: Rock Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2015 Frontiers Records

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News

12/31/1969 -

Japan tankan survey: businesses wary, spending plans flat

29 minutes ago - Yahoo News
TOKYO (AP) — A survey by the Japanese central bank finds Japanese businesses remain wary over the outlook for the world's No. 3 economy and generall...

UConn's Ollie won't travel to Final Four because of new law

23 minutes ago - Yahoo News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered b...

Prosecutor dies of wounds after Istanbul hostage shootout

26 minutes ago - Reuters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group to...

Ex-Dictator Elected Nigerian President in Historic Vote

51 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari defeated President Goodluck Jonathan after the incumbent of five years conceded early Wednesday

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Politics

Net neutrality emails raise suspicions

3 hours 5 minutes ago - Politico
They "do not appear to have a valid in-district address."

N.H. conservatives plan anti-Jeb caucus

3 hours 4 minutes ago - Politico
Right-wing groups seek to unify behind a single candidate and thwart perceived moderates

Chaffetz subpoenas Secret Service agents after White House crash

2 hours 1 minute ago - Politico
He said the Department of Homeland Security is stopping interviews with agents from occurring

The price of Obama's Iran muddle

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Politico
As the Middle East becomes muddled so are the President's Iran talks

Durbin-Schumer feud over whip position escalates

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Politico
Durbin's office insists Schumer agreed to support him as the party's whip. Schumer's office says that's not true

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Science

Rats Recognize The Facial Expressions Of Other Rats

2 hours 5 minutes ago - Pop Sci
When a rodent feels pain, its face gets all scrunched up. Its ears flatten, its eyes narrow, and its nose and cheeks swell. Is this just a reflexive r...

Curiosity Sniffs Out History of Martian Atmosphere

9 hours 6 minutes ago - NASA
NASA's Curiosity rover is using a new experiment to better understand the history of the Martian atmosphere by analyzing xenon

3 Ways To Make A Star On Earth

4 hours 21 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Last fall, Lockheed Martin divulged a new fusion reactor design--one it claimed could power homes and cars in a decade. The wildly optimistic claim is...

Glow-In-The-Dark Tampons Used To Find Sewage-Filled Waterways

5 hours 21 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Tampons are pretty much only made for their one purpose, but engineers at the University of Sheffield figured out a way for this feminine hygiene prod...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Critical Milestone

9 hours 6 minutes ago - NASA
NASA's groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretatio...

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Sports

Romo: I would have taken pay cut for Murray

6 minutes ago - ESPN
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to si...

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time (Yahoo Sports)

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, reaching the milestone Tue...

Report: Marcus Mariota will not attend NFL Draft

33 minutes ago - Sporting News

UConn protest

6 minutes ago - CBS Sports
UConn protest

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T.V.

VIDEO: Watch Hannibal Buress Totally School a Drunk Heckler!

30 minutes ago - TV Guide
Here's a pro tip for all you people out there who like to throw a few back and go to comedy shows: shut up. Especially if you're at one of Hannibal Bu...

Mega Buzz: Is Booth and Brennan's Marriage in Trouble on Bones?

28 minutes ago - TV Guide
Bones' key couple may have a second baby on the way, but their marriage is headed for less happier times.As we previously reported, Booth (David Borea...

General Hospital and The Young and the Restless Lead the Daytime Emmy Nominations

56 minutes ago - TV Guide
The nominees for the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, and The Young and the Restless and General Hospital lead the pack. AB...

Showtime Renews House of Lies for Season 5

2 hours 5 minutes ago - TV Guide
The con is still on. Showtime renewed its half-hour series (a comedy by Emmys definition) House of Lies for a fifth season, the network announced Tues...

FX Renews The Americans for Season 4

6 hours 5 minutes ago - TV Guide
FX has renewedThe Americans for a 13-episode fourth season, the network announced Tuesday. Fall TV Scorecard: What's renewed? What's canceled?"Remarka...

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Technology

This Is Why #Brands Should Not Make April Fools’ Jokes

36 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Welcome to the stupidest week in technology’s religious calendar: April Fools’ week. This isn’t the worst week. That slot remains filled by th...

The Big Picture: Yeah right, this was shot on a mobile phone

56 minutes ago - Engadget
The World Photography Organization has announced the winners of its 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, including those from the inaugural mobile phon...

Roundup: All of Google’s jokes for April Fools’ Day 2015

1 hour 21 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat...

Spruce raises $15M more for telemedicine platform, supports new dermatology conditions

1 hour 25 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Spruce has hit a growth spurt. The San Francisco company has expanded its dermatology telemedicine service to cover far more skin conditions, and...

This is how you refuel Zero's electric motorcycle

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Engadget
If there's one problem to racing a super-cool electric motorcycle, it's that pit stops tend to be a bit slow. After all, in the time it takes a regula...

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U.S.

UConn's Ollie won't travel to Final Four because of new law

51 minutes ago - US News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered b...

Report: Egypt, Nigeria Led World in Death Sentences in 2014

50 minutes ago - ABC News
Egypt, Nigeria led world in reported death sentences last year, rights report says

Christie Spars With Teacher at New Jersey Town Hall

49 minutes ago - ABC News
Christie spars with teacher over pensions, Exxon Mobil settlement at New Jersey town hall

'X Files' actor David Duchovny to release 1st album in May

1 hour 31 minutes ago - US News
NEW YORK (AP) — "X Files" actor David Duchovny is releasing his first music album

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time

1 hour 6 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has become only the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in a season six times

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World

Superdrug criticised by doctors for stocking genetic self-testing kits

4 hours 6 minutes ago - Guardian
Campaigners also accuse high street chain of ‘acting irresponsibly’ after retailer teams up with 23andMe to sell products currently banned in the...

Scotch whisky exports fall by 7%

1 hour 5 minutes ago - BBC
A decade of strong growth in Scotch whisky exports came to an end last year as overseas sales fell, according to new figures

Brawl between Alliance Trust and Elliott Advisors needs a new script

1 hour 9 minutes ago - Guardian
The ongoing scrap is getting repetitive. The proposed boardroom election could introduce some fresh thinking but candidates will need to placate the d...

Rise in death sentences worldwide blamed on security crackdowns

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Guardian
Amnesty International condemns ‘shameful’ figures, with most of the increase coming in Nigeria and EgyptThe number of death sentences passed aroun...

Woman in fatal bus crash was officer

4 hours 45 minutes ago - BBC
A woman who died after being hit by a bus in Swansea city centre was an off-duty officer, police confirm

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Live News

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 - New York Times Business
The 1975 fad made Mr. Dahl, a down-at-the-heels advertising copywriter when he hit on the idea, a millionaire practically overnight, but he came to re...

Carlos Falchi, Who Turned Exotic Animal Skins Into Coveted Handbags, Dies at 70 - New York Times Business
A self-taught artisan from Brazil built a fashion empire from hand-sewn leather clothing and handbags made from the skins of exotic animals, including...

ADM Announces Plan to Fight Deforestation - New York Times Business
ADM joins other global companies like Cargill, Kellogg and Nestlé in efforts to reduce the environmental impact of producing commodities.

Girl Gets New Hand Thanks To 3-D Printing Technology - MSNBC Top Stories
Faith Lennox had part of her arm amputated at an early age, but is able to surf, swim, and bike a lot easier thanks to some incredible technology.

Body Found at Home of Getty Heir Andrew Getty - MSNBC Top Stories
Los Angeles police were investigating the death of a man found at the Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, the grandson oil tycoon J. Paul Getty.

Romo: I would have taken pay cut for Murray - ESPN
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to si...