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Behold The Massive Bushwick Mall Of Your Dreams, Nightmares

Not long ago, some Bushwick residents were rocked by the news that a shopping mall would soon encroach upon its ever-disputed borders. It's been pretty quiet on that front lately, but don't think we've been spared the mall rats—proposed plans for the development have been REVEALED, so it looks like it's still happening. Here's hoping for a Cheesecake Factory! [ more › ]

'Lord of the Rings' prop sword, staff up for auction

It doesn't take a major quest to recover Saruman's staff from "The Lord of the Rings" films - but it will cost a would-be adventurer at least $100,000.

Snack Foods Transformed Into Art At “Cheese Curls Of Instagram”

Can a picture of two cheese curls be pornographic? It sounds impossible, but the site Cheese Curls of Instagram has elevated what should be random, orange-coated lumps of snack food to fascinating sculptures just by propping them up in front of a blank background and giving us needlessly detailed captions. After all, a former Consumerist staffer found four pieces of … [More]

Sprint’s Cheap Facebook-Only Cell Plan Will Cost Us Plenty

22 hours agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

Some people think all Internet traffic should be treated equally. Others have no problem propping up certain services. To no one's real surprise, cellular carriers are increasingly in the latter camp. On Wednesday, Sprint’s prepaid Virgin...Show More Summary

California Insurance Commissioner Says Rates Jumped Under Obamacare, Pushes Prop. 45

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones told reporters Tuesday that insurance rates jumped in 2014 between 22 percent and 88 percent. Jones is pushing for the passage of Prop 45 which would give the state the ability to govern rate increases by insurers. Show More Summary

Calcio Storico (aka Italian Prison Riot Rugby) Is Probably Not the Next Big Thing in Combat Sports

(Props: dbettazzi) I don't exactly know what I'm looking at here. Elias sent me this video today, and the best I can describe it is "Riot breaks out during a shirts vs. skins game of either rugby or capture the flag at a Renaissance Fair held at an Italian prison." Watch this video for five minutes and try to figure out the rules of the game. Show More Summary

If Only We Lived In a Post-Apocalyptic World Run by Women

Charlotte Lewis jacket, Gogo Philip earrings PHOTOGRAPHY: ALEX DE MORA STYLIST: BRIDI FODEN Make up: Amy Conley using MAC Hair: David Noble Props: GLITTERGUN$ LDN Models: Maddie Seisay and Ella Bernie at Elite Models, Emily at M+P, Jasmine...Show More Summary

Props To Maya Rudolph For Keeping Her Baby’s Name And Gender A Secret For Almost A Year

I already thought Maya Rudolph was pretty awesome, but this latest news about her makes me want to give her a long-distance high-five. Can you feel it, Maya? I’m totally high-fiving you right now. I… I think I felt your palm. It might have just been the air, though. Show More Summary

Why You Should Be Excited About That Adaptation of ‘The Goldfinch’

At 784 pages, Donna Tartt‘s “The Goldfinch” is a hefty chunk of book, the kind that’s hard to tote around and read during off times, impossible to lazily prop up on the beach and difficult to casually read on the bus or the train or the whatever. Show More Summary

Props To Maya Rudolph For Keeping Her Baby’s Name And Gender A Secret For Almost A Year

Maya managed to keep her fourth child's name and gender a secret for almost an entire year, proving that privacy really is possible in Hollywood. At least until TMZ figures things out. More » Props To Maya Rudolph For Keeping Her Baby’s Name And Gender A Secret For Almost A Year is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.

John Shanahan For Mishka Skates

It is clips like this that made me want to start Mostly Skateboarding. Dude you've never heard of skating spots you've never seen and ripping. Props to John Shanahan and Mishka Skates for making such a rad video. The half-cab 50-50, the nollie 180 then straight nollie over the rail. So much good stuff in this part.

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner

Mad props to the current owner of this 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner for sale on Not only has he kept it looking good and kept it roadworthy, he’s done so in New York City, a little ol’ burgh that requires serious dedication to keep any car, let alone a classic, let alone a […]

Bonhams to sell important film props from the collection of legendary actor Sir Christopher Lee

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Two of the most powerful and magical weapons to feature in J.R.R Tolkien's novels - the wizard Saruman's staff and Aragorn's sword - are to be offered for sale by auction as part of 'There's No Place Like Hollywood', an auction of classic movie memorabilia by Bonhams in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies, to be held in New York on 24 November. Show More Summary

Interpreting Claims Against The Drafter

By Dennis Crouch Over the past year, the Federal Circuit has decided dozens of important patent cases. Of those, one of the most important appears to be 3M Innovative Props. Co. v. Tredegar Corp., 725 F.3d 1315 (Fed. Cir. 2013). When I wrote about the decision in August 2013, I titled my post “Judge Plager: […]

IMF: Rising rates, emerging market slowdown could dampen global growth

A new report by the International Monetary Fund underscores the high stakes facing the Federal Reserve as it meets Tuesday in Washington to debate how to unwind years of stimulus that have propped up not only the U.S. recovery but also the world economy. The IMF pointed to a rocky return to normal policy by the […]

Photos: What I learned on the set of 'Sesame Street'

Whitney spends some time with puppets, props and people on the set of the children's show.        

Gold and diamonds feed Central African Republic’s religious violence

2 days agoReligion : FaithWorld

Three young rebels, their AK47s propped against wooden stools in the afternoon heat, guard the entrance to the giant Ndassima goldmine carved deep into a forested hilltop in Central African Republic.

China’s Banks Pose World’s Largest Systemic Risk

The cost of propping up China’s banks in the event of a financial crisis have nearly quadrupled in the past three years to $526.2 billion, the largest of any banking system, according to the latest analysis by the Volatility Laboratory...Show More Summary

Microsoft uses Apple's Siri to prop up Windows' new 'Cortana' virtual assistant

In a new ad released on Monday, Microsoft highlights the apparent inadequacies of Apple's Siri virtual assistant, which is pitted unfavorably in a head-to-head feature test with "Cortana," its Windows 8.1 analog.

Limbaugh: CNN Pushes Impeachment ‘Lie’ Just to Trash GOP

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Democrats and the White House have been propping up the impeachment narrative to gin up support in the past few days, and today Rush Limbaugh went after CNN covering calls for impeachment in a way that he believed was all about trashing Republicans and propping up Democrats.

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