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Settle raises $1.5M to let you pick up the check at restaurants on mobile

Companies have heard us loud and clear: We don’t want to pay with anything but our phones, and this includes when we go out to eat. Settle, a Ukranian company that just scooped up $1.5 million in funding (its first since its founding this year), makes a mobile app that enables restaurant-goers pay from their […]

Friday Night Fights: Mountain Dew is delicious and refreshing

Have you enjoyed a delicious and refreshing Mountain Dew recently? If not, you should really head on down to the AM/PM and pick yourself up some delicious and refreshing Mountain Dew. It is so delicious and so refreshing. Read more....

Fantasy Football 2014: Biggest Late-Round Sleepers Worth Gambling On

While early-round picks are the meat and potatoes of fantasy football teams, leagues are often won and lost based on decisions made in the latter rounds. Finding a difference-maker near the end of a draft can give an owner a massive advantage over his opponents. Show More Summary

Staff Picks: Worst highways in America

If every highway is like a story waiting to be told, then it follows that some of these stories are beautiful, poignant travels in the human experience, and some are Lovecraft stories that end with you wanting to cry and gouge your eyeballs from your head. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Denver Nuggets Rookie Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets just got even deeper. As announced by Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post, "[ Jusuf ] Nurkic, a 7-foot, 280-pound center, was the No. 16 pick in the NBA draft June 26 and signed a four-year contract worth $7 million." Now,...Show More Summary

Revealed: 4 High-Yield Picks From A Billionaire Investor

Even while under the pressure of managing $44 billion in assets, billionaire Ken Fisher of Fisher Asset Management still manages to throw us little guys a bone every now and again. Unlike many of

I Can Only Forgive You When I’m Sleeping

4 hours agoOdd : Thought Catalog

When I wake, the onion layers have moved back into place. I am lonely again. You are gone. The last remnant of your involvement in my life can only be found in my bed, and in the few items that you have left behind to pick up at some yet undesignated date.

The Week in Pop: Simon, Hitchbot and more culture picks

Whitney shares her suggestions for new movies, podcasts, books and more.        

AK – Blessings In The Gray (Mixtape)

AK of The Underachievers drops his new solo project, Blessings In The Gray. Hit the jump for the full tracklist, stream and download link. Pick up AK’s partner Issa’s Conversations With A Butterfly here.

Out and About: Weekend Picks

Your plans for this weekend include the inaugural In It Together Fest, Midcity Dog Days Sidewalk Festival, and more. [ more › ]

10 Albums You Need to Hear in August

It’s August, and we’re all just trying to squeeze out the last little bit of summer. You may just find your late-season personal pick for Song of the Summer in this month’s top albums. I know I did: Spoon’s “Do You,” Ariana Grande’sShow More Summary

August will have one Mega Man game release per week on Wii U

Each week in the Nintendo Download series, I can highlight whatever I want in the title -- and you can bet that I'll continue to pick Mega Man games this month! According to Capcom Unity, every week in August will see a new Mega ManShow More Summary

Newswire: Man With A Movie Camera declared the best documentary ever made

Held once every 10 years, the Sight & Sound poll—in which a broad, international group of critics and filmmakers pick the greatest movies of all time—is the closest thing film culture has to a definitive survey, a document of the consensus about what movies are supposed to be. Show More Summary

Deals: Crabs Adjust Humidity, Crysis Trilogy, 5 Free Games, Transistor

At this price, I'm picking up the Crysis Trilogy just to see how it runs on my new PC, and that's just one of several great PC game deals today. Read more...

Allergan Has A Bone To Pick With Bill Ackman, Valeant

An insider trading-shaped bone. Allergan Inc, which is fighting a $51 billion hostile takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and activist investor William Ackman, on Friday filed a federal lawsuit alleging they violated insider trading laws and engaged in other fraudulent practices. Show More Summary

Hear This: Anthrax’s ode to Judge Dredd became thrash metal’s missing link

In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week, we’re picking our favorite comics-related songs. When it comes to thrash metal’s Big Four it’s no surprise that Anthrax has always been the lowest billed. Show More Summary

11 of the Most Groundbreaking Structures of the Year

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Every year the Institution of Structural Engineers picks out the most interesting pieces of structural engineering out there, highlighting an aspect of design that tends to get overlooked. Today, it announced its picks for 2014—and they range from an Apple store to an ape enclosure. Read more...

Researching And Managing Your ETFs/Funds Can Give You A Huge Advantage

By Tom Madell: Many investors may immediately recoil at the title of this article. And why not? Actively seeking out the best funds to invest in, meaning not just picking the most popular index or managed funds, and then actively managing your portfolio takes time, some degree of knowledge, and may fly in the face of what many experts will tell you. Show More Summary

Lending is picking up – might that finally push the MPC into raising rates?

Interactive chart: Annualised quarterly growth rate of UK lending Contrary to billing, the recovery in the UK economy over the past eighteen months has not been "debt-fuelled". But lending has finally started to expand and that may quite quickly tip the Bank of England over the edge into a rate rise. Indeed, we may even [...]

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