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The Huffington Post

  • Eleanor Parker Dead: 'Sound Of Music' Actress Dies At 91
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:27am -
  • Simply Three Makes 'The Christmas Song' Both Modern And Classical (VIDEO)
    It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission above performed by Simply Three that is simultaneously so modern and classical in its rendition of t…
    - 10 Dec 13, 9:24am -

Tech Crunch

  • !Former Teacher And Current Entrepreneur Walter Duncan Offers Advice On Getting Things Done

    Former Teacher And Current Entrepreneur Walter Duncan Offers Advice On Getting Things Done

    In honor of back to school we’re talking to creatives, VCs, and, in this case, entrepreneurs about what it takes to succeed. Walter Duncan is a really nice guy and dedicated “teacherpreneur” who has created a test-taking app. His start-up has t…
    - 5 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 3:07am -
  • !Five Factors In Building Giants Of The Big Data Era

    Five Factors In Building Giants Of The Big Data Era

     As we enter the second half of 2014, it would be fair to say that big data has gone mainstream, attracting coffee table books, multiple industry landscapes, consumer applications, and large amounts of funding. Having seen many technology cycles dur…
    - 5 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 3:00am -

Gizmodo

Mashable

Gawker

  • !Two NYPD-Related Deaths Ruled Homicides by Medical Examiner

    Two NYPD-Related Deaths Ruled Homicides by Medical Examiner

    The deaths of Eric Garner, who was put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer in July, and Ronald Singleton, who died in custody four days prior, have now both been ruled homicides by the New York City Medical Examiner. Garner's death was ruled a homicid…
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:30am -

Lifehacker

Engadget

TMZ

  • !Michael Sam -- Cut by the St. Louis Rams
    The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam on Saturday, after making him the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team back in May. Sam could still be picked up by another team. If he clears waivers, he can sign with any team and he could…
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:38am -

Boing Boing

  • !Moral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

    Moral dilemma: rescuing the miners, rescuing the babies:

    On Crooked Timber, Ingrid Robeyns presents a tough moral calculus: if you can save 50% of a group of trapped miners with 100% certainty, knowing the remainder will die; or you can try to rescue all the miners, with a 50% chance that they'll all die…
    - 3 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 5:18am -

Mediate

  • !Michael Sam Cut from St. Louis Rams
    Michael Sam, who would have been the first openly gay athlete to play in the NFL has reportedly been cut from the roster by the St. Louis Rams.
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:14am -

ReadWriteWeb

  • Watch Out: Mobile Search Will Make Facebook Stalking Easier Than Ever

    Watch Out: Mobile Search Will Make Facebook Stalking Easier Than Ever

    You may want to take a quick gander through your entire Facebook history, because Facebook is testing a feature that makes your status updates searchable on mobile. And I bet there are some updates you just wouldn’t want to be found.The feature isn…
    - 1 day ago 30 Aug 14, 3:08am -

Jezebel

  • !7th Grade Teacher Allegedly Has Cocaine Delivered to School

    7th Grade Teacher Allegedly Has Cocaine Delivered to School

    A Kentucky middle school teacher has been indicted on a felony charge of prohibited acts related to a controlled substance after being accused of having her drug dealer bring cocaine to her on school property. This is why you don't mix business and…
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:04am -

Think Progress

  • !Why The Rams Cut Michael Sam, And Why His Future Still Looks Bright

    Why The Rams Cut Michael Sam, And Why His Future Still Looks Bright

    The Rams cut Sam on Saturday, but that doesn't mean his dream of making the NFL -- and becoming its first openly gay player -- are over.The post Why The Rams Cut Michael Sam, And Why His Future Still Looks Bright appeared first on ThinkProgress.
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:20am -

The Daily Dish

  • !A Poem For Saturday
    by Alice Quinn Evenings of these balmy August days, while riding my bicycle, I glimpse deer stepping out from the edges of thickets—including fawns and young bucks with delicate horns. This poem by Edmund Spenser springs naturally to mind although…
    - 3 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:53am -

Popeater

  • !Taylor Swift Reportedly Joining 'The Voice' Season Seven As Advisor
    Taylor Swift is reportedly coming to NBC's "The Voice," according to Us Weekly. The 24-year-old singer is rumored to join the seventh season of the singing competition as an advisor to the contestants. Other advisors for the upcoming season include…
    - 4 hours ago 31 Aug 14, 4:26am -