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Baby Squirrel Wears Cast For Broken Ankle - ABC News

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abcnews.go.com - By Alyssa Newcomb @AlyssaNewcomb Follow on Twitter A baby squirrel is being nursed back to health after she fell 75-feet from her nest onto the concrete sidewalk. The cute critter suffered a bloody...

Elusive Silicon Valley Buyers Come Out for an Arty Party

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recode.net - A defunct Tesla dealership on Menlo Park’s El Camino Real was, Pace Gallery president Marc Glimcher decided, the perfect space to lure the elusive Silicon Valley art collectors last night. So, his ...

Behold, Murdoculous Rift

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Alexia Tsotsis

techcrunch.com - Posted on “Murdoch Here,” these stunning images are of the 83-year-old Murdoch “Ascending the Wall” in some virtual reality version of “Game of Thrones.” This is impressive: It was just four years ...

An Open Letter from Gary Shteyngart : The New Yorker

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newyorker.com - However, I will continue to blurb the following individuals: all former, present, and future students of mine at Columbia University; authors of my Random House editor, David Ebershoff; authors of ...

Which Queen of Comedy Is Chelsea Handler?

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ellentv.com - Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. When you enter your name and email address, you'll be sen...

Where Americans are still smoking

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knowmore.washingtonpost.com - The cities where the most people bike and walk to work How prescription painkillers are killing us, in one chart Guys, this graph of MERS infections is really frightening Dear Canada, thanks for al...

Happy Appy : The New Yorker

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newyorker.com - Until three years ago, Leidner had never heard of happiness science. “I was very skeptical,” he said. “I’m not a self-help person. I don’t buy these books.” Before he decided to go into the world-i...

S&L Video: Author Spotlight - Kevin Hearne — Sword & Laser

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swordandlaser.com - Kevin Hearne was an English teacher who put up with rejection from twenty three agents and five publishers before he finally prevailed. Thank goodness he did! We would have never been able to meet ...

What’s Making This Strange Chirping Noise? A Frog That Can Survive Being Frozen Alive | Science Blogs

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wired.com - I was out on a run when I heard this intriguing sound, a chorus of high-pitched chirping noises. Curious to find out what was making this sound, I strayed off the trail and followed the chirps thro...

10 Things to Know for Friday

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bigstory.ap.org - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: The agreement brokered by the West requires all sides to refrain from violence, intimidation...

Money on Pinterest

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pinterest.com - Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so. Join NPR on its exploration of business, economics, and money. When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off | Busine...

My New Book is Here: Order Hope Runs this Week for $150 in Bonuses & $1,000 in Prizes!

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clairediazortiz.com - My new book, Hope Runs: An American Tourist, A Kenyan Boy, A Story of Redemption, is here! And if you order this week you’ll get not only $150 in freebies, but you’ll also be entered to win over $1...

Square Feet: 84. Possessions: 305. - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - From time to time, Dee Williams does a possession count. The last tally was 305. In many homes, that may amount to the stuff found in the kitchen cupboards, or the contents of one walk-in closet. F...

Jee Young Lee: Resurrection : The New Yorker

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newyorker.com - For each self-portrait in her series “Daze: Stage of Mind,” the Korean artist Jee Young Lee created an elaborate installation in her studio, in Seoul. The scenes were constructed from everyday mate...

Twitter Beta | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

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windowsphone.com - Twitter Beta By installing you agree to the Terms of Use and other terms App requires contacts phone identity owner identity video and still capture location services maps photos library microphone...

Most Cheating Spouses Won't Leave Their Marriages, And Here's Why

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huffingtonpost.com - Apparently, cheating spouses want to have their cake and eat it too. Victoria Milan -- a dating site for married people seeking affairs -- surveyed 4,658 of their members and found that 76 percent ...

A long night in Watertown: Reporter’s account of the standoff with marathon bomb suspect - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - The police officer screamed, and I came to an abrupt stop beneath the glowing red and yellow letters of a sign reading “Randy’s Car Wash.” “Turn your f---ing phones off!” another officer yelled, ch...

Urine in Portland reservoir: How dangerous is pee in drinking water?

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slate.com - Oh, Portland. A teenager urinated into one of the city’s drinking water reservoirs the other day. That’s gross, sure, and aggravating—what a brat! But in one of the most spectacularly stupid decisi...

Owner Mastery Foundation Group

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Chris Brogan

humanbusinessworks.com - You are an owner now or you intend to take more ownership of your life, your choices, and your business. But getting the right motivation, keeping focus, and finding the best resources has been a c...

The Good Listener: Does The World Still Need Cassettes? : All Songs Considered : NPR

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npr.org - We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and amid the postage-paid crates we'll use to ship home the spring interns is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, thou...

What Happened to Skywriting? - Adrienne LaFrance - The Atlantic

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theatlantic.com - Skywriting is a rare art now. But less than a century ago, it was considered the future of advertising.  The technique was relatively simple. Engine-heated paraffin oil mixed with exhaust to produc...

Stop publicly shaming the #aftersex selfie-takers - Salon.com

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salon.com - So, post-coital selfies are a thing now. People are holding their iPhones at arm’s length, capturing their flushed faces and tousled hair, and posting it on Instagram under the hashtag “aftersex.” ...

Finding Hours in the Day - Owner Magazine

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ownermag.com - People often ask how I get so much done. Man, yesterday, you wouldn’t have asked that. I didn’t do much at all. I wrote three or four articles. I helped a few people figure out some stuff. I made a...

Daily Report: Google's Results Disappoint as Ads Are Less Profitable - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com

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bits.blogs.nytimes.com - Alexander the Great is said to have wept because he ran out of kingdoms to conquer. Google is eager to avoid such a miserable fate, David Streitfeld reports. Its core digital advertising business i...

9 Out of 10 Doctors

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Sleep Your Way to Creativity And 9 More Proven Methods For More Ideas

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blog.bufferapp.com - We’ve written about creativity a few times on the Buffer blog, but it’s hard to keep track of everything we learn about it. One day I’m adjusting the temperature in my workspace, and the next I’m t...

Other Basic Bitches

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thehairpin.com - "The concept of a 'basic bitch' is one that's been spilling a lot of online ink lately." Bas bitch, carved in relief on an ancient Roman tomb. Basalt bitch, an extrusive igneous whore-faced cunt. B...

The Miata Celebrates 25 Years of Brilliance With a Limited Edition | Autopia

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wired.com - We have no problem admitting how much we’ve loved the MX-5 Miata since its debut at the Chicago Auto Show waaaaay back in 1989. Hard to believe it’s been 25 years already, but it has, which means i...

Play Bible TriviaWhat was the seventh plague of Egypt? - Play Bible Trivia

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playbibletrivia.com - Then Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth. And the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

Options on Ice

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Peter Kafka

thehairpin.com - Right about this time last year, when a relationship with the person I thought was my Other Half had just come to an end, I decided to fight the sadness by plunging myself into a series of goals. I...

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” Feature Aims For More Offline Connections

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Walt Mossberg

recode.net - Despite what my Twitter feed may suggest, I’m a pretty private person. I enjoy moving through the world quietly, getting in touch with friends and family when I have time to do so. What I don’t do ...

Moleskine Tries to Bridge Gap Between Digital and Analog - The CIO Report - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - April 17, 2014, 5:22 PM ET Moleskine Tries to Bridge Gap Between Digital and Analog

Practical Social Media Tips To Enhance Your Content Marketing - HootSuite Social Media Management

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blog.hootsuite.com - For many brands, content marketing has widely replaced advertising as the most prominent tool to make an impact on followers and clients, new and old. That said, many individuals and small business...

Sell Like Mesmer - Owner Magazine

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ownermag.com - I was recently asked how I convince a potential customer of my worth. That’s an interesting question for two reasons: First, as a stage performer, I have to convince two different groups of people ...

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