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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

  • Ant Financial: The Greatest Victory Is That Which Requires No Battle

    Ant Financial: The Greatest Victory Is That Which Requires No Battle

     Not long after the Alibaba IPO, eBay announced that it aims to spin off PayPal as a separately traded company. The rumors of PayPal as an acquisition target are already looming, and one of the contenders is Jack Ma’s Alipay, now called Ant Financ…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 9:00am -
  • Chicago And Big Data

    Chicago And Big Data

     As a civilization, we may not be getting smarter. However, the technologies we use certainly are. Since the introduction of the smartphone, we’ve witnessed the emergence of smart homes, smart power grids, and even smart football stadiums for help…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 7:00am -

Gizmodo

  • !Classic sci-fi spaceships make me nostalgic for a future that never was

    Classic sci-fi spaceships make me nostalgic for a future that never was

    French illustrator Manchu is one of the masters of classic sci-fi illustration. His worlds and spaceships are massive, optimistic, colorful, and sometimes even zany on his alien spaceship designs. Masterfully crafted, his work reminds me of another…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 1:01pm -
  • !This new Double Down burger is even more ridiculous than the original

    This new Double Down burger is even more ridiculous than the original

    Foodbeast found a new KFC Double Down burger that is even more insane than the original: the Zinger Double Down King at KFCs in Korea. Instead of just sandwiching bacon and cheese with two fried chicken filets, this Double Down uses the same fried c…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:23pm -

Mashable

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Lifehacker

Engadget

  • !Windows 10 has new ways to protect you against internet data breaches

    Windows 10 has new ways to protect you against internet data breaches

    There are plenty of online services that use two-factor authentication to reduce the chances of someone hijacking your account after a data breach, but what about the operating system on your PC or phone? You'll get that safeguard if you use Windows…
    - 42 mins ago 23 Oct 14, 3:54pm -

TMZ

  • !Mama June -- Dating Man Who Molested Her Relative
    Mama June is seeing someone new, but there's a big problem ... the guy just got out of prison after serving time for molesting one of June's relatives ... TMZ has learned.The new guy is 53-year-old Mark McDaniel. He was convicted in 2004 for…
    - 36 mins ago 23 Oct 14, 4:00pm -

Boing Boing

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ReadWriteWeb

Jezebel

  • !Caption This Photo of Matthew McConaughey and His Daughter

    Caption This Photo of Matthew McConaughey and His Daughter

    Caption this: Honoree Matthew McConaughey (L) accepts the American Cinematheque Award with Vida Alves McConaughey onstage at the 28th American Cinematheque Award honoring Matthew McConaughey at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 21, 2014 in Beverly…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 11:00am -

Think Progress

  • Over Half Of LGBT Students Feel Unsafe At School, Report Shows

    Over Half Of LGBT Students Feel Unsafe At School, Report Shows

    Though schools are gradually improving, GLSEN finds that LGBT students across the country still experience high levels of harassment and discrimination.The post Over Half Of LGBT Students Feel Unsafe At School, Report Shows appeared first on ThinkPro…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 4:39am -

The Daily Dish

  • The Best Of The Dish Today
    A reader sends the above screenshot: You might note the contrast between American and Canadian reporting on the Ottawa shooting. I listened to CBC on my drive in to work (I live in Los Angeles), and I was impressed by just how measured the reporting…
    - 7 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 9:15am -

Popeater

  • !'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Episode 3 Recap: Carny Tales
    *** WARNING: Contains spoilers! Please do not read on unless you've seen Episode 3 of "American Horror Story: Freak Show," titled "Edward Mordrake (Part 1)." Or if you don't mind spoilers, go right ahead! ***Tonight's episode was a talky one, wasn't…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:30pm -