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Thursday, October 2, 2014

'Great big poo balls!' What it's like making a Kano computer with your kids

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
A tale of physical building, digital creating, sharing, laughter, parenting, Pong and pongy toilet humourIts a little village! shouts my five year-old... by Stuart Dredge

Is the campaign for Scottish independence over?

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Two weeks after the referendum, yes campaigners energised by the independence movement are looking for a new purposeMarie Penman has no intention of p... by Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take action over Prince George surveillance

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Royals send legal letter after reports that photographer was trying to take picture of baby in park during walks with his nannyThe Duke and Duchess of... by Mark Sweney

Your baby looks like your ex? This research is scarier than Alien

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Your ex is not meant to lurk inside you, defying your current partners sperm and waiting to break forth in miniature formIf you were to spend time in... by Daisy Buchanan

 

Watch the Aral Sea's eastern basin disappear interactive

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Nasa satellite images show how an area of the Central Asian inland sea once the fourth largest in the world became completely parched in less than 20... by Guardian Staff

Roy Hodgson leaves Daniel Sturridge out of England squad

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Hodgson opts against picking Sturridge for qualifiers Surprise call-ups for Nathaniel Clyne and Jonjo Shelvey Brendan Rodgers expected Sturridge to be... by Guardian sport

Banksy wanted Clacton-on-Sea to confront racism instead it confronted him

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
Tendring district council has destroyed a painting that eloquently challenged views on immigration was it too close to home?It must say something abou... by Jonathan Jones

'Great big poo balls!' What it's like making a Kano computer with your kids

Less than a minute ago - Guardian
A tale of physical building, digital creating, sharing, laughter, parenting, Pong and pongy toilet humourIts a little village! shouts my five year-old... by Stuart Dredge

 

Business

West Virginia Congressional Candidates Coddle Coal And Guns To Get Elected

40 minutes ago - Forbes
Congressional candidates are tripping over themselves to get in the good graces of West Virginia’s coal communities. And while such a political tack...

Car groups plot path to profitable growth

44 minutes ago - Financial Times
Manufacturers looking to increase volume in emerging markets and boost demand for SUVs outside US

E.C.B. Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged

35 minutes ago - New York Times Business
The decision to keep the benchmark rate at 0.05 percent was a foregone conclusion because the rate is already effectively as low as it can go

Apartment Rents Are Rising Steadily and Quickly

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
The pace of rent growth for U.S. apartments is accelerating despite an uptick in construction of new dwellings, as the economy steadily improves and v...

Darden Touts Sales Growth

27 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Darden, facing a proxy fight for control of its board, said sales increased for most of its chains in September and it expects earnings for the curren...

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Fashion

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Welcome Baby Girl

Yesterday - The Cut
On Tuesday night, That '70s couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their first child into the world. It's a girl, according to TMZ. The name ha...

Dhani's Cozy Gingham Sweater

Yesterday - Fashionista
Also, proof that Instagram can make you want to buy things

Desperately Seeking Oprah

Yesterday - The Cut
It’s 8:30 a.m. in Newark, New Jersey. I am bound for the church of Oprah, otherwise known as the Prudential Center. This was the fourth stop on Opra...

Hailee Steinfeld Proves She's the Ultimate Miu Miu Girl

Yesterday - Fashionista
And perhaps always will be

Tory Burch's New Watches Are Great, But They'll Cost You

Yesterday - Fashionista
They'll cost you a little more than competitors, but is it worth it?

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Food

Bobotie

8 hours 24 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

“Kale”sadilla

Yesterday - Simply Recipes
We all love quesadillas, and we could all use more leafy greens in our diet, so let’s add some shredded kale to our cheese and tortillas and call...

Coal-Roasted Eggplants

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Duck Fat-Potato Galette with Caraway and Sweet Onions

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Sweet-Potato Pancakes with Honey-Cinnamon Butter

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Cookie

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Games

PSN Goes Down Across US and Europe

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Gamespot
The PlayStation Network has gone offline across numerous countries, limiting access and services on PlayStation 4, PS Vita and PlayStation 3. In the U...

As Its Dominance Wanes, Angry Birds Studio Cuts Staff

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Gamespot
Rovio Entertainment, the Finland-founded entertainment studio that shot to global fame with its Angry Birds games, is preparing to cut its headcount b...

PS Plus Prices Creep Upwards In Select Countries

2 hours 20 minutes ago - Gamespot
Sony has increased the cost of PlayStation Plus membership, sometimes by as much as 50 percent, in select regions.Affected countries include South Afr...

Dev Exposes How Fake YouTubers Steal Steam Keys With Ease

3 hours 4 minutes ago - Gamespot
A games developer has demonstrated how easy it is for scammers to pose as YouTubers and receive numerous Steam game codes for free.Leszek Lisowski, th...

How Sunset Overdrive Is Like Pinball

3 hours 25 minutes ago - Gamespot
From any individual screenshot, Xbox One exclusive action game Sunset Overdrive appears to be a hyperkinetic explosion of colour. But in motion, creat...

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Health

Trampoline Fitness: Bounce Your Way to a Buff Body

47 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Classes usually deliver full-body strength and cardio workouts performed entirely on the trampoline. You can’t help but smile when you’re on a tr...

Slow Response? Ebola Victim's Nephew Says He Alerted Feds

3 hours 45 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. wasn't appropriately treated until a relative called the federal government, his nephew said

U.S. Ebola Patient Vomited 'All Over the Place': Witness

4 hours 28 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, Thomas Eric Duncan was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex

42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Forty-two states and the District of Columbia now have a total of 50...

Liberians in Texas Turn to Faith as Ebola Reaches U.S.

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
The more severe the Ebola outbreak gets, the more grief seen at Sunday services

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Humor

Comic for October 2, 2014

7 hours 25 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

5 Major Attacks on America (That Everyone Forgot About)

2 days ago - Cracked
By Zachary Frey Published: October 01st, 2014  Nobody is better at holding a grudge than America is. Oh, you disagree? We'll remember that, buddy. P...

5 Unwritten Rules Hollywood Needs to Stop Following

2 days ago - Cracked
By Diana Cook Published: October 01st, 2014  Hollywood is notoriously resistant to change. You can blame at least some of that on the fact that ever...

4 New Fast Food Deals (For People Who Hate Themselves)

2 days ago - Cracked
By David Christopher Bell Published: October 01st, 2014  As the average fast food chain patron dwindles closer to the grave, so do companies like Mc...

5 Bizarrely Specific Sexist Stereotypes in Modern Ads

2 days ago - Cracked
By Jack O'Brien Published: October 01st, 2014 

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Movies

New Featurette on NBC's Constantine

7 hours 19 minutes ago - Coming Soon
NBC has debuted a new featurette on "Constantine," its adaptation of DC Comics series "Hellblazer" premiering on Friday, October 24

Daniel Radcliffe to Appear in Now You See Me 2

8 hours 9 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Harry Potter as Michael Caine's son in Now You See Me 2? It's happening! HeyUGuys tells us they got a chance to talk to Michael Caine, who dropped thi...

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Confirmed for a Queensland, Australia Shoot

7 hours 59 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Federal Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Queensland Minister for the Arts Ian Walker t...

Adam Sandler to Make Four Movies Exclusively for Netflix

8 hours 22 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Netflix will be the exclusive home of four feature films starring and produced by Adam Sandler, the company announced today

Catherine Zeta-Jones to Play Real-Life Colombian Drug Lord in The Godmother

Yesterday - Coming Soon
Catherine Zeta-Jones has taken the title role in The Godmother, a biopic of Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco. Deadline has the news, reporting that...

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Music

Ariana Grande & Ed Sheeran Will Both Perform At The 2014 MTV EMA? Oh My God, Yes Please!

40 minutes ago - MTV News
Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran will both perform at the 2014 MTV EMA on November 9 in Glasgow, Scotland, joining previously announced performer and host...

Fashion Fanfic: An Interview With Nick Jonas’ Abs

24 minutes ago - MTV News
Ever stop to think about how Nick's abs feel? No? Well stop being so rude and listen up

Adam Sandler Is Making Four New Movies Just For Netflix

1 hour 2 minutes ago - MTV News
The 'Billy Madison' and 'Happy Gilmore' star teams up with Netflix for four original movies, and you'll never guess why he's doing it

Does Miley Cyrus Have A Bottomless Supply Of Penis Props?

1 hour 4 minutes ago - MTV News
Miley Cyrus pulled out all of her penis props during a show in Santiago, Chile on Wednesday

We Made Onesies For Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher’s Baby

1 hour 54 minutes ago - MTV News
It's a baby for Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, and we know just what she ought to be wearing

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News

Pro-Democracy Protesters Warned of 'Serious Consequences'

21 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
China issued a warning to "Umbrella Revolution" protesters as thousands of people filled Hong Kong's streets and surrounded government buildings

Return of The Scrambler

23 minutes ago - Fox News

Hacked stars to sue Google?

23 minutes ago - Fox News

Taylor Swift: I’m undateable

23 minutes ago - Fox News

Simpson never looked better

23 minutes ago - Fox News

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Politics

Accused intruder knocked over officer, dashed into White House

34 minutes ago - CNN Politics
A man who allegedly jumped the White House fence knocked over a female officer at the mansion's double doors before he dashed into the ornate East Roo...

Family locked down in TX...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Family locked down in TX...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:EBOLA SCARE IN HAWAII

Cost of U.S. airstrikes on ISIS exceed $1 billion...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Cost of U.S. airstrikes on ISIS exceed $1 billion...(Third column, 9th story, link)

Photos: Obama resignations

Yesterday - CNN Politics
Obama resignations and firings

Chaffetz: Agency needs more than new director

53 minutes ago - CNN Politics
Rep. Jason Chaffetz tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why he thinks the U.S. Secret Service needs more than just a new director

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Pop Culture

Paula Abdul Urges You To Check Yourself In This AH-Mazing & Inspiring Breast Cancer Awareness Video!

7 hours 23 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Such great moves for such a great cause! Paula Abdul recently recently teamed up with Avon to promote their breast cancer crusade, and yes, their coll...

Kendall Jenner Has The Hots For Chris Brown?! Does This Explain Why She Cozied Up To Justin Bieber In Paris?

8 hours 20 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Uh oh, Kendall Jenner likes the bad boys. According to reports, Kenny is all about Chris Brown and it's totally conceivable that she might be hanging...

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Narrowly Beat Kenny Chesney For The Week's No. 1 Album

Yesterday - ETOnline
The magic between Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga must be real, because they are dominating the charts. Bennett and Gaga's new album Cheek To Cheek, a coll...

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Welcome Baby Girl

Yesterday - ETOnline
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are parents! The adorable couple welcomed a baby girl early in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 1, around 6 a.m., at Cedars-...

Those Ariana Grande & Mariah Carey Comparisons? One Of The Divas Isn't Complaining!

Yesterday - Perez Hilton
Being compared to one of the greatest vocalists in the world? Ariana Grande does NOT have a problem with that! Despite the rumors swirling around of t...

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Science

Werid Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just...

NASA Mission Points to Origin of “Ocean of Storms” on Earth’s Moon

Yesterday - NASA
Using data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), mission scientists have solved a lunar mystery almost as old as the moon it...

Feds Bust Maker Of Smartphone "Stalker App"

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Hammad Akbar The CEO of InvoCode, which makes StealthGenie via Twitter On Monday, the Department of Justice announced the indict...

NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, Rocket Move Closer to First Flight

Yesterday - NASA
NASA’s new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a...

How The U.S. Will Contain The Spread Of Ebola: Good Old Legwork

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Training Ebola Contact Tracers CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced yesterday that a patient with Ebola has...

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Sports

Cowboys' C.J. Spillman subject of reported sex assault

5 hours 34 minutes ago - Sporting News

High school FB player dies after head injury

5 hours 29 minutes ago - ESPN
A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island, becoming the third high school f...

Teen football player dies after injury during game

5 hours 38 minutes ago - Sporting News

Gannon on Raiders: 'Should be embarrassed'

Yesterday - ESPN
One of the last great Oakland Raiders players has taken aim at the woebegone franchise again, with Rich Gannon railing against the team Wednesday

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T.V.

Blu-ray Review: Her

3 hours 5 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Although set in a future version of Los Angeles, Spike Jonze’s Her is a tale for all time because of how honestly and accurately it portrays love...

Interview: John Lawson, Author of ‘Sorrow’

7 hours 10 minutes ago - Blog Critics
John Lawson has been writing for over 30 years, beginning in Junior High with his cartoon strip, evolving into short stories in High School, and dunge...

Book Review: ‘Driving Lessons for Life’ by Jim R. Jacobs

6 hours 54 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Driving Lessons for Life is not a driver’s ed manual, although maybe it should be. It’s actually a thoughtful and inspirational look at life lesso...

Nashville: Can a Baby Bring Juliette and Avery Back Together?

Yesterday - TV Guide
[Warning: This story contain spoilers about Wednesday's episode of Nashville. Read at your own risk!] Will she or won't she? Wednesday's episode o...

Fall TV Popularity Contest: Did Stalker Lure You In?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Did you fall under Stalker's spell? Now that the latest thriller from Kevin Williamson (The Following, Scream) has premiered on CBS, we want to k...

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Technology

Apple Patents An Advanced Smart Remote App For Apple TV And iTunes

5 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Apple has a new patent application (via AppleInsider) for a new mobile app that could be used specifically to amp up the Apple TV viewing experience...

Adobe offers more flexibility in its digital ID tools for marketers

24 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: The two ends of the digital identity spectrumImage Credit: AdobeThe ability to consistently identified online users — some of whom are anonym...

Phone number payments may soon come to the high street

24 minutes ago - Engadget
While carrier billing might be changing the way we buy digital products like apps, music and ringtones, it hasn't yet become a mainstream method of pa...

GoodData gets $25.7M to grow, grow, grow in business intelligence

55 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Employees in GoodData's Portland, Ore., office.Image Credit: GoodDataGoodData, a startup that sells cloud-based business-intelligence software,...

Looking to fix hiring, Lever launches platform while nabbing $10M

54 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Above: Lever co-founders Nate Smith, Randal Truong, and Sarah NahmImage Credit: LeverCompanies that need to recruit top-quality people have another to...

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U.S.

New type of clinic eyed to help stop Ebola

38 minutes ago - US News
LONDON (AP) — Britain and Sierra Leone are appealing for more help to slow the biggest ever Ebola outbreak — and are proposing a new type of clini...

European Central Bank keeps rates on hold

28 minutes ago - US News
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Markets are waiting to hear whether the European Central Bank is willing to offer more stimulus to a dangerously weak economy,...

What the Supreme Court Is Getting Wrong and How to Fix It

25 minutes ago - US News
Erwin Chemerinsky explains how the highest court in the land has been falling down on the job

Tweet claims lack of evidence to prosecute in Ferguson

26 minutes ago - CNN US
Prosecutors in St. Louis County, Missouri, are investigating a Twitter post claiming the grand jury hearing evidence in the Ferguson shooting hasn't h...

Eastman Kodak Cutting 70 Jobs in Rochester Area

31 minutes ago - ABC News
Eastman Kodak cutting 85 jobs, including 70 at its Rochester-area operations

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World

Sudan's 'morality' laws used to punish women, report finds

45 minutes ago - Guardian
Human rights abuses entrenched in legal system, with women facing flogging or jail for going about their daily livesAmira Osman Hamed knows better tha...

UK renewable energy subsidy changes anger solar industry

41 minutes ago - Guardian
Energy secretary, Ed Davey, says new subsidy scheme will help underwrite green energy and reduce reliance on imported gasThe government on Thursday ou...

UN accuses IS of 'gross abuses'

47 minutes ago - BBC
A "staggering array" of rights abuses has been committed in Iraq by Islamic State militants over a nine-week period, the UN says

VIDEO: From Amazon jungle to presidential palace

42 minutes ago - BBC
Ahead of Sunday's presidential election, Wyre Davis travels to the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil to hear voters' views on the presidential...

ECB keeps interest rate at 0.05%

36 minutes ago - BBC
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at 0.05% and is expected to give details later of its asset purchase programme

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Live News

Watch the Aral Sea's eastern basin disappear interactive - Guardian
Nasa satellite images show how an area of the Central Asian inland sea once the fourth largest in the world became completely parched in less than 20 ...

Roy Hodgson leaves Daniel Sturridge out of England squad - Guardian
Hodgson opts against picking Sturridge for qualifiers Surprise call-ups for Nathaniel Clyne and Jonjo Shelvey Brendan Rodgers expected Sturridge to be...

Banksy wanted Clacton-on-Sea to confront racism instead it confronted him - Guardian
Tendring district council has destroyed a painting that eloquently challenged views on immigration was it too close to home?It must say something abou...

'Great big poo balls!' What it's like making a Kano computer with your kids - Guardian
A tale of physical building, digital creating, sharing, laughter, parenting, Pong and pongy toilet humourIts a little village! shouts my five year-old...

Is the campaign for Scottish independence over? - Guardian
Two weeks after the referendum, yes campaigners energised by the independence movement are looking for a new purposeMarie Penman has no intention of p...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take action over Prince George surveillance - Guardian
Royals send legal letter after reports that photographer was trying to take picture of baby in park during walks with his nannyThe Duke and Duchess of...