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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

  • !Changing The Rules Of E-Commerce

    Changing The Rules Of E-Commerce

     In late summer, Mayfield and CRV co-hosted a dinner for entrepreneurs at e-commerce 2.0 companies, including Brit& Co, Dolls Kill, Dropship, Indiegogo, Kiwi Crate, LeTote, Massdrop, Pebble, Peek, Poshmark, The Hunt, Tophatter, Touch of Modern, Tren…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 9:00am -
  • Hands On With Microsoft’s New Fitness Wearable, The Band

    Hands On With Microsoft’s New Fitness Wearable, The Band

     Dropping out of left field like a foul fly ball from the Kansas City Royals this week, the Microsoft Band was a surprise. Part fitness band, part computer, part mobile Twitter and stock-checking smartgadget, the Band is a mix of things.And it pret…
    - 6 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 7:57am -

Gizmodo

  • !This levitating pumpkin is the best Jack O' Lantern

    This levitating pumpkin is the best Jack O' Lantern

    Okay, this pumpkin isn't carved but still, it's freaking floating in the air! Therefore under the rule known as things that can float in the air can be called whatever they want, I name this levitating pumpkin the best and spookiest and awesomest an…
    - 2 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 12:04pm -
  • !These cookies are so beautifully decorated that it's wrong to eat them

    These cookies are so beautifully decorated that it's wrong to eat them

    Even though all cookies should be eaten so more cookies will be made to be eaten, I would feel so guilty if I ate any of these cookies made by SweetAmbsCookie. They are a work of art. The painstaking detail and beautiful decorations are unreal. You…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 11:30am -

Mashable

  • !National Parks work on delicate task of removing graffiti
    SALT LAKE CITY — A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously picturesque landscapes. They've a…
    - 2 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 12:30pm -

Gawker

Lifehacker

  • Does Bitrate Really Make a Difference In My Music?

    Does Bitrate Really Make a Difference In My Music?

    Dear Lifehacker, I hear a lot of arguing about "lossless" and "lossy" music these days, but I'm having a hard time getting straight answers. Does bitrate really matter? Can most people tell the difference between high and low bitrate music files?Rea…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 7:30am -

Engadget

  • !AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans

    AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans

    These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the company is now offering 3GB of..…
    - 3 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 11:10am -

Boing Boing

Mediate

ReadWriteWeb

Jezebel

  • !The Sexiest, Cutest, and Craziest Celebrity Costumes of Halloween 2014

    The Sexiest, Cutest, and Craziest Celebrity Costumes of Halloween 2014

    Today, as we set aside bowls of Skittles and candy corn "for the kids," some of the most inventive, gross and charming costumes have been circulating on social media. For example, Taylor Swift wore wings, Lucy Hale is the Twitter bird, and Katy Perr…
    - 6 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 8:15am -

Think Progress

  • Why America Elects So Few Women Compared To The Rest Of The World

    Why America Elects So Few Women Compared To The Rest Of The World

    Zimbabwe. Honduras. Kazakhstan. China. Vietnam. Afghanistan. Tunisia. Cuba. Iraq. Sudan. Bosnia. Eritrea. And even Saudi Arabia. That’s a list of some of the 99 countries that have more women legislatures than the United States. The post Why Americ…
    - 11 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 3:08am -

The Daily Dish

  • !Divine Fear
    Screenwriter Carey Hayes, who co-wrote the 2013 horror flick The Conjuring, discusses “the religious supernatural,” his term intended to distinguish his work from other scary movies: I coined the term to identify a certain framework, and, I suppo…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 8:41am -

Popeater

  • <i>Black-ish</i>: Reimagining Blackness on Television
    Black-ish, the new ABC sitcom created by Kenya Barris, really is one of the funniest shows on TV this season. I laughed my head off watching a marathon run of the first four episodes on demand. Now it's set to record each week on DVR. One of the thin…
    - 7 hours ago 1 Nov 14, 7:24am -