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13 reasons why dogs wearing Halloween masks needs to become an annual tradition.

2 days agoOdd : Happy Place

Balloons? You must be looking for those other dogs. (Via) You may think you know your dog, but once you see how perfectly your horse mask fits over his head and matches his fur, you may just be ready to take him with you on your next bank robbery, or, uh, trick-or-treating. Show More Summary

David Gushee's Gay-Switch, Biblical Scholarship, and Slanted Reporting

David Gushee has recast bad scholarship as martyrdom. According to his FB post, there are only two kinds of people in the world: Those who care for same-sex attracted persons and those who don't. He feels that love for same-sex attracted...Show More Summary

Apple Pay’s first week reminds us that Apple’s secret sauce is in driving adoption

Ask ten people to answer the question, “What sets Apple apart from other consumer electronics and technology companies?” and you’re likely to get twenty different answers. Some point to its design sensibilities, others its savvy branding and marketing. Show More Summary

How to Ace Custardy Eggs Benedict by Wylie Dufresne

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

alt-J – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix)

Lido launches alt-J's "Left Hand Free" into outer space with an excellent new remix.

Watch Out! Sturgill Simpson: “Turtles All the Way Down” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

2 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Last night Sturgill Simpson performed his trad-country, psychedelic-tinged song about chemical enlightenment. As always, the man and his fantastic band, nailed it. With appearances on David Letterman and Conan it’s becomes a of late night talk-show gauntlet by the reluctant savior of country music. It won’t be long before Sturgill Simpson is a household name. [...]


UT Energy Poll Shows Generation Gap on Vital Energy Issues October 28, 2014 (University of Texas at Austin) “…[M]arkedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters…[could impact] the outcome of next week’s elections…The latest [University of Texas] Energy Poll, conducted Sept. Show More Summary

Meet The Dancing Woman In Southwest Airlines’ Wedding Commercial

AT&TLily willalwaysbeourfavorite,andMatthewMcConaugheyspoutingoutnonsenseinaLincoln reallymakeyouthink(inthesamewaytheblazedguyineveryIntrotoPsychologyclassmakesyouthink),butthere’sanewcommercialstarintownandshe’sabigMarkyMarkfan,apparently.Ifyou’vewatchedeven20minutesofTVthisweek,you’veprobablyseentheSouthwestAirlinesadwhereawomanElaineBenes-dancesatfourseparateweddings.

Here's what's in Destiny's The Dark Below expansion

Destiny's first expansion, The Dark Below, launches globally on 9th December, developer Bungie has confirmed. It costs £19.99, or it's a part of the Destiny Expansion Pass, which costs £34.99. The Expansion Pass includes both Expansion 1, The Dark Below, and Expansion 2, House of Wolves. Show More Summary

VW introduces limited-edition street up!

1 minute agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The street up! features a sport-inspired look inside and out.

Early Morning Open Thread - [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

Good morning. First, a bit of awe: Astronaut Chris Hadfield took 45,000 photos from space?here are some of the best: #photography— Ryan Hodgson (@Ryanintheus) October 31, 2014 Next... debate away! Prudie found the actual worst person in America:...

Photo of the day – Strabane Halloween Fireworks Show 2014

1 minute agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Photo by  Gareth Wray, Taken on October 31, 2014 This stunning photo from Gareth, captures all the colour and splendour of last night fireworks in Strabane.

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A possible piece of Amelia Earhart's plane and a centuries-old virus found in an unsavory place make the list: Is This a Piece of Amelia's Plane? : A team that's been investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart says it identified a piece of metal retrieved in 1991 as being from her...

Wise Bread Reloaded: Hack Your Creativity With a Trick the Yogis Use (Plus Scores More From the Archives)

Need some clever ideas for gifts or entertaining for the upcoming holidays? Take a moment to meditate. Scientists at Leiden University in the Netherlands found that a few moments of quiet "Open Monitoring" meditation prior to a brainstorming test helped study subjects generate more...

Next-generation Audi A4 confirmed for 2015

2 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Audi has confirmed that the mainstay of its range, the Audi A4, will enter a fifth generation in 2015. During celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the A4 badge, Audi announced that its Ingolstadt plant in Germany is preparing for the launch of the next-generation A4 in 2015. A new body shop with over 1300 [...]

Democrats Second Guess Their #WarOnWomen Campaigns

Lots of hand-wringing going on in this Saturday front page NY Times article Democrats are nervously counting on an enduring edge among female voters in most states to prevent a

Serie A Preview, Gameweek 10: Small Margins Separate Italian Clubs

3 minutes agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

After Gameweek 9, the top of the Serie A table is split into two groups of teams. Roma and Juventus are dominating the championship, having both achievee 22 points thus far, scoring and conceding the same amount of goals (16 and … Continue reading ? Serie A Preview, Gameweek 10: Small Margins Separate Italian Clubs is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Video: What's new in GTA 5 next gen?

Hi Eurogamers, excellent costumes. Sorry, we don't have any confectionary in the house, so we're going to give you videos. Halloween was yesterday, yes, but now it's Halloweekend, that magical time of the year when the nation's graveyards come alive to the sound of vampires and mummies doing the Monster Mash. Show More Summary

364 Days Until Jesus Ween

I'm Not Going Back Outside Till November! (Photo credit: Wikipedia) November 1 is always such a sad day, as the realization that we must wait a whole year for the return of Jesus Ween sets in. You'd think I would have it out of my system...Show More Summary

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