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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

  • !Roost Raises $5.5M To Retrofit Dumb Gadgets Into Smart Gadgets

    Roost Raises $5.5M To Retrofit Dumb Gadgets Into Smart Gadgets

     In 2014 the Roost Smart Battery accumulated nearly $100,000 in Kickstarter pledges. But that was just the start for Roost. Today the company is announcing a $5.5 million Series A lead by RPM Ventures as the company expands its operations and gears…
    - 22 mins ago 2 Sep 15, 8:30pm -
  • !More Shots Of BlackBerry Android Phone Leak Online

    More Shots Of BlackBerry Android Phone Leak Online

     We got a glimpse of BlackBerry’s rumored Android-powered smartphone last month, in the form a render shared on Twitter by notorious leaker Evan Blass. Now photos of the Android BlackBerry have apparently leaked too. Read More
    - 32 mins ago 2 Sep 15, 8:20pm -

Gizmodo

  • !A Successful Launch Means it's About to get Crowded on the Space Station

    A Successful Launch Means it's About to get Crowded on the Space Station

    The latest trio of astronauts are safely space-bound after an early morning launch out of Kazakhstan. Soyuz will take the scenic route to meet the International Space Station, which is in a higher-than-usual orbit after avoiding space junk. After doc…
    - 5 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 4:01pm -
  • !A Nixie-Powered Wall Clock Is the Ultimate Hipster Timepiece

    A Nixie-Powered Wall Clock Is the Ultimate Hipster Timepiece

    Before dot-matrix displays took over the known world, Nixie tubes — glass lightbulbs containing light-up tubes for the digits 0-9 — were the best way of displaying changing numbers. One designer had the bright idea of taking the Nixie tube techno…
    - 6 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 3:00pm -

Mashable

  • !Asus' new Zenfones emphasize battery life and photos, not screens
    BERLIN — Rather than join everyone in bumping up screen resolutions, Asus is giving users what they really need: More battery life and better photos.At the IFA trade show, the electronics company announced a family of new Zenfones, including the Z…
    - 47 mins ago 2 Sep 15, 8:05pm -

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Lifehacker

Engadget

TMZ

  • !Rachel Dolezal 'I'm Pregnant!!'
    Rachel Dolezal -- everyone's favorite racially ambiguous person -- is pregnant.   Rachel tells us she's in her second trimester and expecting a boy. The ethnicity is TBD -- we kid.   Seriously, we asked about the baby daddy but she…
    - 5 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 4:00pm -

Boing Boing

  • Pregnant woman to have dolphin as midwife

    Pregnant woman to have dolphin as midwife

    Dorina Rosin, a "spiritual healer," plans to give birth in the sea with the aid of dolphins. Among other benefits, Rosin and partner Maika Suneagle believe that their baby will speak dolphin. Read the rest
    - 10 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 10:57am -

Mediate

ReadWriteWeb

  • 5 Trending Markets That Are Capitalizing On Virtual Reality

    5 Trending Markets That Are Capitalizing On Virtual Reality

    Guest author Konstantin Andreev is the CEO and Founder of Verdom IT Projects and 360-degree mobile app Round.me.Virtual reality is still in the early stages, and it still has several waves yet to go before entering the mainstream. But, with establish…
    - 14 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 6:36am -

Jezebel

Think Progress

The Daily Dish

  • It Is Accomplished
    As Gandhi never quite said, First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. I remember one of the first TV debates I had on the then-strange question of civil marriage for gay couples. It was Crossfire, as I recall,…
    - 68 days ago 27 Jun 15, 1:21am -

Popeater

  • !Kimberly Williams-Paisley Opens Up About Her Mother's Dementia
    For years, "Nashville" star Kimberly Williams-Paisley has been slowly losing her mother to primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia that impairs language capabilities and for which there is no real treatment or cure. Now the actress, married…
    - 2 hours ago 2 Sep 15, 7:07pm -