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The most immediate consequence of a Mitch McConnell-led Senate

The New York Times has a long blockbuster about the tawdry relationships between state attorneys general, companies and their lobbyists-in-all-but-name. The Times found numerous examples of firms and organizations using “campaign contributions,...Show More Summary

'CBS This Morning' Is Only Network Morning News Broadcast to Post Gains in Total Viewers Compared to the Same Week Last Year

CBS THIS MORNING was the only network morning news broadcast to post a gain in total viewers (+2%, 3.08m from 3.02m) for the week ending Oct. 24, 2014

Eagles' Jason Kelce doesn't care if J.J. Watt 'or Jesus Christ himself' is on the field Sunday

Jason Kelce and the Eagles have apparently been asked a few too many questions about J.J. Watt this week. Stopping J.J. Watt has been an impossible task for NFL teams this season, but a Philadelphia Eagles offensive line that has given up the fewest sacks in the NFL may as well-suited for the task as any in the NFL. Show More Summary

50,000 Voter Registrations Missing in Georgia?

Voting-rights advocates are running out of time in Georgia, where civil-rights groups say more than 50,000 new voter registrations have gone missing since they submitted them to state and local officials earlier this year. If 50,000 potential votes seem like a small prize in a state of nearly 10 million, consider that outgoing Sen. Show More Summary

Damien Rice – “The Greatest Bastard”

4 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Damien Rice has been on hiatus for eight years, but last month we heard a single off his forthcoming release, My Favourite Faded Fantasy. Today, the Irish singer-songwriter shares a new song, “The Greatest Bastard,” accompanied by a stylized performance video promoting the new record. “The Greatest Bastard” is a gorgeously lonely and ruminating track [...]

Ranking the 10 Most Impressive Rookies so Far in the 2014-15 NHL Season

Barely a month into the NHL's 2014-15 season, several rookies have impressed with their performances thus far. While this season's rookie crop lacks the star power of 2014 Calder Trophy winner Nathan MacKinnon, there are those showing...Show More Summary

Here Are Some Details About a New Kendrick Lamar Song Called “King Kunta”

4 minutes agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

It’s been two years since Kendrick Lamar fucked the game up with goood kid, m.A.A.d city and while we know he’s been working on his follow up album, he’s not the type of artist who goes on the radio and tries to hype up his next single or really, reveal anything at all about the […]

Starbucks’ Newest Commercial Features Drag Queens in Desperate Need of Coffee

4 minutes agoNews : NewsFeed

RuPaul's Drag Race stars Adore Delano and Bianca Del Rio are now helping sell coffee

Why Scratching Makes You Itch More

Turns out your mom was right: scratching an itch only makes it worse. New research from scientists at the Center for the Study of Itch at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals that scratching causes the brain to release serotonin, which intensifies the itch sensation.

Mary-Kate Olsen Reportedy Weds 44-Year-Old French Banker, Olivier Sarkozy

It’s official. After much speculation regarding a secret wedding between former child star Mary-Kate Olsen and French banker Olivier Sarkozy, Lucky Magazine has confirmed the two are married. The two were spotted last month lunching in the Hamptons, New York sporting matching gold wedding bands, which seemed to be a dead giveaway, as per MSN. Show More Summary

20% Bonus MileagePlus Miles When You Convert Hotel Points

4 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Convert those unused frequent guest loyalty program points of lodging companies into MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles towards award travel on United Airlines — and receive a bonus of 20 percent on all conversions worth...Show More Summary

Apple's Tim Cook, Gay American Hero Vs. Mozilla Firefox's Brendan Eich, Evil Christian Villain

On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook broke a secret even more shocking than Rosie O’Donnell’s: he is gay. Writing for Businessweek, he wrote that he had always “tried to maintain a basic level of privacy.” No longer: “I’ve come to realize...Show More Summary

Cowboys’ Joseph Randle had the greatest time while getting booked for shoplifting

4 minutes agoSports : The Early Lead

Everyone had a chuckle when Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle got pinched for shoplifting some underwear and a tester bottle of cologne at a Texas department store a few weeks ago. I mean, who does that? Randle apparently thought it was pretty funny, too, as evidenced by the booking video obtained by Dallas CBS […]

10 Creepy and Haunting Poems About Ghosts, Madness, and Fairy Abductions

With Halloween coming up and spookiness in the air, it seemed like a good time to share ten of the most haunting, uncanny, and unsettling poems — that are also the most beautiful. … Read More

Meet the Sandy victim Chris Christie told to 'sit down and shut up'

Courtesy of All in with Chris Hayes and MSNBC. The "heckler" that got Gov. Christie so angry in Belmar that he yelled and insulted the guy is James Keady. Turns out Keady is a longtime volunteer in Monmouth County and exactly the kind of person who "rolls up his sleeves" like Christie credited himself as doing, which Keady actually does do. Show More Summary

The New Old Age Blog: A Workout for the Mind

4 minutes agoHealth : NYT: Health

Improved perceptions of aging can lead to increases in physical strength, an unusual study finds.

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