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Man Who Deliberately Broke Starbucks Pay It Forward Line Should Be Applauded

Post by Kiri Blakeley. So these Starbucks pay-it-forward lines seem to have become an official "thing" now. That's where someone in front of you in line pays for your order, and then you reciprocate by paying for the person behind you. Show More Summary

Chicago robber busted after leaving selfie behind: cops

A Chicago purse snatcher’s selfie earned him a jailhouse mug shot, authorities said. The clueless crook took off running on Aug. 1 after stealing a 17-year-old girl’s bag, but he dropped his cell phone at the scene of the crime, the Chicago Tribune reported.

‘Star Wars’ To Redefine Long-Form Storytelling, Starts With ‘Rebels’

LucasFilms ditched the Star Wars expanded universe prior to beginning filming of Episode VII. The decision meant mounds of books, comic books, cartoons, and games would no longer be considered canon. The reasoning behind that decision is a bit clearer now as the studio wants to tie together everything going forward into a larger universe

Henry Rollins Apologizes For Suicide Article That Criticized Robin Williams

53 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Earlier this week, Henry Rollins wrote an editorial for LA Weekly called “Fuck Suicide,” in which he criticized parents — Robin Williams specifically — for killing themselves because of the trauma it leaves behind for their children. He’s now apologized for his comments in a statement on his website. “That I hurt anyone by what [...]

More colleges selling beer at football games

So reports ESPN. What’s behind this? Money, of course, both directly from the beer sales but also from attracting more people to games from the enhanced “fan experience.” Using an oft-repeated sports marketing catchphrase, Akron athletic director Tom Wistrcill said offering beer is a way to “enhance the fan experience.” “You do it because, yeah, […]

Behind the Twitter campaign to sell 1 million copies of 'Bayonetta 2'

Now it's just a matter of turning tweets of support into cold hard sales.

Soriano and Begiristain Loom Large Behind Manchester City's Contract Extensions

In the past two months, Manchester City have handed long-term contract extensions to six senior first-team players. Vincent Kompany, David Silva, Samir Nasri, Sergio Aguero, Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko have all committed theirShow More Summary

Gotham–A Four-Part Look Behind The Scenes!

FOX’s Gotham is one of the most anticipated new shows the Fall 2014 season. It’s the story of James Gordon’s rise through the ranks of the Gotham Police Department during the time between the murders of Thomas and Martha Wayne and the appearance of Batman. To get the details right and make this darker, fictional […]

HBO’s “Silicon Valley”: Behind The Squirm

3 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is more than your average breakout series that had audiences praying for a second season even as the credits on the pilot began to roll. The show has clearly hit a cultural nerve, both inside and outside the tech community. I talk with series co-executive producer and writer Clay Tarver on how — and why — the new hit show gets it right. Read More

Communication Breakdown Between Utilities and Their Online Customers

Utilities are lagging behind most of their private-sector peers, and even many government agencies, when it comes to using digital technology to reach their customers. That oversight is costing them money today -- and in the future, it could start losing them customers. read more

This Is The First Windows Phone That Deserves A Good Review (MSFT)

I've never given a Windows Phone a good review. Even though it's been nearly four years since Microsoft introduced its operating system to compete with iPhone and Android, the software's features have still lagged behind. And the hardware, most of it made by Nokia, has been chunky and unattractive compared to the competition. Show More Summary

On Monday’s Radio Show…

• Police killed Lieutenant Colonel Michael Bell’s son in 2004. Now, he’s behind the nation’s first law calling for outside reviews of such incidents. He’ll explain how.

Bond Set for White Cop Who Allegedly Shot Daughter's Black Boyfriend

Shannon Kepler's family is standing resolutely behind him after he allegedly shot and killed Jeremey Lake, the black 19 year old who daughter Lisa Kepler met at a homeless shelter after the Kepler's kicked her out of their home. Kepler, an off-duty cop, tracked the couple down outside Lake's home and confronted his daughter. Show More Summary

Heroes honored for saving driver who suffered heart attack

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A woman suffered a heart attack behind the wheel and her car went plunging into Cobbs Creek earlier this week and on Friday three Good Samaritans were honored for helping to save her life.

Fmr. Iraq Hostage Coordinator: After Withdrawal, Rescue Operations Must Be Rebuilt from Scratch

Daniel O’Shea, former Coordinator for the Hostage Working Group at the US’s Iraq Embassy said that hostage recoveries in Iraq will be more difficult “because we left the country in 2010 with no footprint behind” on Friday’s AC 360 on CNN. Show More Summary

Who's Behind the GoFundMe Crowd-Funding Pages for Darren Wilson?

In the days since Darren Wilson was named as the officer involved in the shooting of an unarmed Mike Brown, someone established a GoFundMe for raising funds for Wilson's likely defense fund. Other folks have already shown their true intentions in the hate filled comments supporting Wilson. People donated $25, $50,...

Nina Dobrev & Alexander Ludwig Hang Out On a Yacht in Ibiza!

Nina Dobrev walks behind Alexander Ludwig while relaxing on a yacht together on Friday (August 22) in Ibiza, Spain. The 25-year-old actress and the 22-year-old Canadian actor were joined on the yacht by a few of their friends. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nina Dobrev “Lesson learned @RobboBen do not leave phone unattended. [...]

Chris Long Inks Warner Bros. TV Deal

With The Mentalist likely closing its final chapter, the series' veteran writer-producer Chris Long is focusing on development with a first look deal at the studio behind the CBS procedural drama, Warner Bros. TV. Long has been on The Mentalist since day one, starting as a co-executive producer and quickly getting promoted to executive producer. Show More Summary

Maybe it’s the preseason, but see how they run

Perhaps coaches just want to keep the clocks rolling in the preseason. But there have been a number of outstanding rushing performances tonight, or at least enough to make you think the art of handing off to the guy behind the quarterback isn’t dead. The best of the bunch was an 86-yarder by Lions veteran…

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Swing Copters'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game

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