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Greece's Marxist Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Not a Fan of Thomas Piketty

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yanis Varoufakis is certainly the most handsome finance minister in the world. Kostas Koutsaftikis/Shutterstock Before the economist Yanis Varoufakis became the finance minister of Greece, he taught economics at the University of Texas at Austin. Show More Summary

New Kim Kardashian Divorce Rumor Will Totally Infuriate Kanye West

Post by Kelly Bryant. If Instagram is to be believed, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are blissfully in love, posting smoochy photos together in the recording studio and at high-profile events. But more and more rumors keep surfacing indicating that things aren't as happy as they look... Show More Summary

Garcia vs. Emanuel could be proxy for fight within national party

After forcing Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff election to keep his job, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is framing the head-to-head showdown as part of an ideological fight for the soul of the Democratic Party.

Kody Brown Reveals the Surprising Reason He Almost Ended 'Sister Wives'

Post by Jenny Erikson. Man, you'd think that after coming out the world as a polygamist, and then being chased from your home to Las Vegas by threats from law enforcement, Kody Brown wouldn't necessarily let a little bit of backlash get to him. Show More Summary

Samuel L. Jackson Tweets Latest ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Character Posters For Fury, Thor, & Black Widow

yesterdayHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

Robert Downey Jr. started off the week with a look at the new Iron Man character poster from Joss Whedon‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron, then Mark Ruffalo tweeted out the Hulk’s. Samuel L. Jackson picked up the ball today and tweeted out three new Character posters, Nick Fury, Thor, and the Black Widow. All this […]

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Adrian Peterson Remains Top Target With DeMarco Murray Likely Gone

The Dallas Cowboys are rumored to be making a strong play for Adrian Peterson to replace the likely departing DeMarco Murray, with sources saying the ruling reinstating Peterson opens the door for Dallas to bring him back home to Texas. Show More Summary

UFC 184 early payouts and salaries: Ronda Rousey's guaranteed purse less than Cat Zingano's

No love for "Rowdy?" UFC 184 fighter payouts for the main eventers competing on the "Rousey vs. Zingano" pay-per-view (PPV) main card this evening (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) from inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, were released earlier...Show More Summary

Drowning at Castaway Cay

 Police are investigating the apparent drowning of an American cruise ship passenger off at Disney’s private island in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay in the Abacos.

Good Technology report: iOS continues to win back share from Android

According to Good Technology, iOS share increased from 69% in Q3 to 73% of activations in Q4. The post Good Technology report: iOS continues to win back share from Android appeared first on AppleTell.

Video: Watch Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano Face off Live at UFC 184 Weigh-Ins

UFC 184 is upon us. Saturday evening, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey faces arguably her toughest test to date as she takes on the 9-0 Cat Zingano inside Los Angeles' Staples Center. Below her, UFC newcomer Holly Holm looks to make a statement and establish herself as the No. Show More Summary

HE WAS AT THE BLS FROM 2008-2012. Republicans Name Keith Hall CBO Director, Replacing Doug Elmendor…

HE WAS AT THE BLS FROM 2008-2012. Republicans Name Keith Hall CBO Director, Replacing Doug Elmendorf.

Westboro Baptist Church Announces Intent To Picket Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral

As Star Trek fans mourn the death of beloved actor and ‘geek grandfather’ Leonard Nimoy, another group is expressing a different stance. The Westboro Baptist Church hinted Friday at plans to picket Nimoy’s funeral, using a variety of slurs too offensive to be repeated here. Show More Summary

BRIT Awards Fug Carpet: Ellie Goulding in Alberta Ferretti

Ellie wore an Alberta Ferretti last night at the Elle Style Awards, and this feels like its demi-nude Coachella cousin: Boob-covering motif? Check. Sheer in parts? Check. Visible panties? Check. I can’t figure out why she’d wear two gowns by the same designer with such a kinship, and SO close together, but then, it’s not like wearing Read More...

Stephen Curry Hits Kyrie Irving with 'You Reach, I Teach' Moment

While it was ultimately the Cleveland Cavaliers who came away with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, Stephen Curry had the arena buzzing after hitting Kyrie Irving with a behind-the-back move. As His Airness would say, "You reach, I teach." [Bleacher Report] Read more NBA news on

Obama aides call Netanyahu’s visit to congress ” destructive”

The strain between the U.S. and Israel deepened Wednesday, as top advisers to President Barack Obama sharply rebuked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress as “destructive” and challenged his judgment on the Iran nuclear negotiations. Show More Summary

Here’s a draft of the consumer privacy “Bill of Rights” act Obama wants to pass

15 hours agoTechnology : GigaOM

The White House has released a draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015. It outlines the steps companies need to take to tell people what data they're…

Dress Color Controversy Engulfs the Internet

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Perhaps it doesn’t take Kim Kardashian’s bare bottom to #BreaktheInternet. An image of a perfectly innocent lace sheath dress has made its way around the internet — no bare bottoms or exposed skin in sight — as its colors have become the subject of heated debate.

Russell Westbrook Records 3rd Straight Triple-Double: Highlights and Reaction

The more Kevin Durant is out for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the more Russell Westbrook has a chance to shine. The All-Star point guard earned his third triple-double in as many games on Friday night, recording 40 points, 13 reboundsShow More Summary

C# Simple 2D Game Physics (Gravity, Jumping, Movement & Block Collision)

How I made my 2D Game, a Mario platformer type of game. I searched around the internet for most of these things, but had trouble finding it. Especially collision detection that I ended up creating a simple solution by myself.

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