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Student Reporter Says Talk Around School Is 'Jesus, Girls and Marcus Mariota'

Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich wanted to know what high school students thought about quarterback Marcus Mariota's draft status, but he may not have realized how important the decision was to everyone. A student from O'Hara Catholic...Show More Summary

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8 hours agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The fix is in. ABT has rigged the press coverage of its Nutcracker performances this year. Other than the opening night performance, they are presently offering only two press nights: Misty Copeland's second performance on December 18th and Hee Seo's...

Did Harry Styles Really Send Taylor Swift 1,989 Roses? [Video]

The Inquisitr reported recently on the rumors flying that Harry Styles and his ex-girlfriend, Taylor Swift, maybe be getting back together, and that Styles sent her 1,989 roses to commemorate the success of her new album, 1989. But are...Show More Summary

Movie Review: “Braddock America”

“Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West VirginiaShow More Summary

Doing Unsafe Things With A Laser Watch

[Pierce Brosnan]-era James Bond had a beautiful Omega wristwatch. Of course as with any Bond gadget, it couldn’t just tell time; it needed to do something else. This watch had a laser, and [Patrick] figured he could replicate this build. This is apretty normal 1.5W laser diode build, stuffed into a wrist-mountable device that will kill balloons. Show More Summary

The startup’s ‘customer partners’ slide: All those logos and no dollars? 

Guest: Trying to “fake it till you make it” by exaggerating traction may get you attention in demo days and press releases, but vanity metrics don’t fool serious investors.

What have the nonpartisan research agencies ever done for us?

(For the youth of today, here is the reference.) I see Americans for Tax Reform is against reappointment of Doug Elmendorf as CBO head. It is a remarkable document, insofar as it is so full of factual errors that the head spins. Montgomery at WaPo provides a point-by-point rebuttal of each of Grover Norquist’s assertions. […]

Linda Ronstadt On Her Voice And Living With Parkinson’s Disease: ‘I Can’t Get To The Note’

In a rare interview, legendary singer Linda Ronstadt opened up about the Parkinson’s Disease that has stolen her voice and how it has changed her life. Ronstadt, who went public with her diagnosis of Parkinson’s and its effect on her...Show More Summary

Keisean Lucier-South to UCLA: Bruins Land 5-Star DE Prospect

Keisean Lucier-South, one of the most sought-after pass-rushers in the country, has committed to the UCLA Bruins. He announced the news on Twitter: Rated as the 19th-best overall prospect in the class of 2015, per 247Sports' composite...Show More Summary

Kubrick Red Supercut

  Red: A Kubrick Supercut from Rishi Kaneria on Vimeo. via the Creators Project  

Band of Horses: The Funeral

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A couple days ago, you might've come across this video of a guy on a bike doing an awesome loop-the-loop for a slightly cringe-worthy promo for Microsoft's Cortana. BUt before he was shilling for #Brands, Danny Macaskill was making far better videos with his friends, and setting them to Band of Horses' breakthrough single, The Funeral. Read more...

VID: Ferguson Grand Jury Decides–Police Press Conference (Parody)

12 hours agoNews : Reason

Original post from November 21, 2014: Ahead of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement held a press conference detailing how they would respect the constitutional rights of citizens. Performed by Justin Monticello. Written and produced by Monticello and Paul Detrick. Show More Summary

"Eagle Cam": Aerial View of London via Video Camera Attached to an Eagle

An eagle got an impressive birds-eye-view of London this week, flying over the city's most iconic landmarks using a Sony HDR-AZ1VR Action Cam attached to its back.Link if video does not play: Action Cam Footage Shows Eagle Flying Over...Show More Summary

Obama’s executive amnesty helps draw thousands of Lois Lerner’s emails out of the shadows

Written by Doug Powers By the time some of these 30,000 emails are run through the Insta-Redactor 5000, there might end up being just a few thousand remaining: Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were […]

We Remember: Yale Pranks Harvard Fans to Say 'We Suck'

The rivalry between the Harvard and Yale football teams has gone on for quite some time, and although the Crimson got the 31-24 win on Saturday, the Bulldogs will always have this to look back on. In 2004, a group of supposed Yale students disguised as a Harvard pep squad passed out signs to fans in the stadium. Show More Summary

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