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Shooting Deaths Down!

Or up. Or whatever - it all depends on how you count it : “But shootings are up!”Every year, this comment propagates below articles covering Chicago violence. Sometimes it’s true. Sometimes it’s not. Sometimes it’s somehow both.Mostly...Show More Summary

Chris Pratt -- Wait, I'm The Next Indiana Jones ... If You Say So, Sure?

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Chris Pratt is getting into "Indy" flicks -- and getting handy with a bullwhip -- at least everyone hopes he is... and he's not doing much to squash the blockbuster rumor. If you missed it, there's been buzz that Pratt will be the n...

Andy Murray's fiancée Kim Sears lets the f-bombs rip

LONDON — Andy Murray isn't afraid of dropping F-bombs during particularly hectic tennis matches, but his fiancée Kim Sears is normally a bit more classy. See also: Hoax radio message sparks search for fake missing plane When she watches him perform she tends to do little more than whoop and holler. Show More Summary

NOM To Issue Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge To Potential 2016 Presidential Candidates

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I have to tell you, I am really excited about our opportunities this year. We're in the best position we've been in in years thanks to the support of you and other members of NOM. With a solid pro-marriage majority in both the House...Show More Summary

Arkansas defeats measure to separate Martin Luther King and Robert E. Lee day

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A bid to end Arkansas’ practice of honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate General Robert E. Lee on the same day failed in a state legislative committee on Wednesday. Republican Rep. Nate Bell, the sponsor of the legislation, would have reserved the January date...

Green Flash Brewing Lowers Pricing To The Entire State of Virginia Prior To Brewery Launch

(San Diego, CA) – With a Virginia Beach facility set to open in 2016, Green Flash Brewing Co. Co-founders Mike and Lisa Hink… The post Green Flash Brewing Lowers Pricing To The Entire State of Virginia Prior To Brewery Launch appeared first on

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin Accuses ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle of Going on ‘Killing Sprees’

In a discussion of the hit film “American Sniper” on Thursday morning’s “Morning Joe,” NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin described the film’s subject, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, as “racist,” and suggested Kyle went on “killing sprees” in Iraq. The comment was immediately questioned by co-host Joe Scarborough. Show More Summary

Katy Perry Prop Bets: Bet On Clevage, Hair Color, And Other Stuff

Even if you’re not a Katy Perry fan, you can still enjoy the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show thanks to the many Katy Perry prop bets available at different sports books. We’ll start at, where you can bet on whether or not Katy Perry will kiss a girl on stage (+515 if she does). […]

Pure-tech startup Datadog raises $31M

Long known for digital media, ad-tech and consumer-oriented tech, New York is becoming home to pure-technology startups. Datadog, which helps companies monitor their operations in the cloud, has... To view the full story, click the title link.

Arian Foster Sets Stephen A. Smith Straight During Discussion on Marshawn Lynch (Video)

10 hours agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The media continues to grow more and more angry as Marshawn Lynch refuses to give them the type of answers they’re looking for during his press conferences.  So why do they continue to pester the Seattle Seahawks running back in the first place? Consider the following: The dude […]

Marshawn Lynch finally speaks, rips media in Super Bowl press conference

13 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Marshawn Lynch has spoken. The Seattle Seahawks’ running back also kind of lectured and gave shoutouts in a mandatory press conference Thursday that was unlike his previous versions during Super Bowl week, when he just repeated the same line for five minutes. Lynch, who has been fined for failing to fulfill media obligations set by […]

Indiana Jones Reboot Could Star Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt seems to be everywhere this days. Aside from starring in the hugely successful TV show Parks and Recreation, Pratt also managed to score back-to-back box office hits with The Lego Movie and Guardians of The Galaxy. And it seems this is only the beginning. Show More Summary

The dead can now pass on Bitcoin and Twitter followers in their will

UK startup Planned Departure helps protect digital legacies, securely storing digital currencies and online assets for loved ones or nonprofits named in the will.

MSNBC: “Racist” Chris Kyle went on “Killing Sprees” in Iraq

Looks like MSNBC reporter Ayman Mohyeldin went off and doesn’t know how it is to fight in war.

Stocking up on bud for the Super Bowl: Seattle medical marijuana promotion sells out in 15 minutes

14 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Pizza will have its biggest day of the year Sunday, when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It's a good bet that beer and chips will do pretty well too.Now it appears that medical marijuana may enjoy more than a wee bit of popularity Sunday evening, at least in the state of  Washington, home of the Seahawks.Read full article >>

4-Star Chidi Valentine-Okeke Gives LSU Major Recruiting Win over Alabama, Auburn

Days before national signing day, LSU was in need of some positive recruiting news. The Tigers not only received a Thursday morning present but also won an important recruiting battle over two SEC rivals. Georgia 4-star offensive tackle Chidi Valentine-Okeke verbally committed to LSU, according to analyst Chad Simmons. Show More Summary

Show Preview: Adventure Club @ Opera Nightclub Friday, 1/30

After only four years in existence, Adventure Club has quickly become one of the most popular EDM duos in the world. They encompass everything you want in a DJ; melodic female vocals, hard drops and incredible energy and passion that never fails. The duo consists of Canadian natives Christian Srigley and Leighton James who met […]

Tom Brady driven to close the order in Super Bowl

PHOENIX -- The image of Tom Brady in the crushing aftermath of Super Bowl XLVI remains an indelible moment in recent New England Patriots history. Brady sat in front of his locker, towel draped over his head, looking downward between his football cleats for what seemed like an eternity. Show More Summary

High Quality Bacterial Genomes Are About to Get Cheaper

I think. This seems like good news from PacBio (boldface mine): With regard to sequencing runs, as was the case in the previous three years, we expect to deliver another ~4-fold increase in throughput, reaching >4 Gb of data per … Continue reading ?

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