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John Terry Felt 'Huge Part' of Chelsea's Champions League Final Win in Munich

John Terry has defended his actions at the 2012 Champions League final when he celebrated in full kit after Chelsea's victory, despite being suspended for the match. Terry was ridiculed by fans of other clubs for his actions and memes...Show More Summary

More Mouse Guard! Archaia Releases Baldwin the Brave!

Archaia and creator David Petersen have collected the four Mouse Guard short stories from Archaia’s last four Free Comic Book Day samplers – plus two new stories – in a new hardcover titled Mouse Guard: Baldwin the Brave and Other Stories. Mouse Guard: Baldwin the Brave and Other Stories will be available November 5th. Follow the jump for […]

Elijah Wood’s New Movie Is a Prophetic Thriller About Celebrity Hacking

Open Windows is viewed almost entirely through a series of computer windows on a laptop screen. WIRED asked star Elijah Wood and writer/director Nacho Vigalondo to interview each other about how they made the movie—and how it intersects with everything from celebrity phone hacking to online harassment. Show More Summary

How The Mighty Eagle Is Fallen — Rovio Announces Layoffs

27 minutes agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Rovio Entertainment, the Finland-based maker of Angry Birds, among other games, is laying off 130 people, or 16% of its current workforce. The move comes because — you probably guessed this — it’s biggest game has gone off the boil and the newer games it’s producing are not taking up the slack, thus growth has been slower than they thought. In a blog post today CEO… Read More

FRC: Christians must vote to stop same-sex marriage, 'other evils'

30 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The indefatigably anti-gay Family Research Council is in full "get out the vote" mode, dedicating its most recent round of "prayer targets" to the subject. After all, what will God say if they don't rise up and stop "evils" like...

Book bits: The Missing cover and other book updates

Due out in January is Una McCormack's The Missing, a new DS9 novel guest starring Doctors Crusher and Pulaski from TNG. StarTrek.com have posted the cover, which is, incredibly, the first novel to sport the DS9 banner in half a decade, thanks to all the recent DS9 books being parts of crossovers (if you count all prose though, Paula M. Show More Summary

Enchanting Photos of Rare and Wonderful Frogs and Salamanders

Over the years, Moore has photographed more than 200 species and worked alongside research teams that have identified six new species—and rediscovered six others previously thought lost. The post Enchanting Photos of Rare and Wonderful Frogs and Salamanders appeared first on WIRED.

Are swimming zooplankton driving ocean currents? Sort of.

Biomixing, where the ocean is mixed by swimming animals, has long been a hot topic in oceanography. Some people think all that biological flapping and stroking could be a major source of oceanic turbulence. Others, not so much. But a new laboratory study by M. Wilhelmus and J. Dabiri from Caltech is certainly going to ignite scientists love […]

Homemade Velveeta and Other Mystery Foods You Crave

54 minutes agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

As a kid, you loved foods that really had no place in your diet. Some of us even grew up with these same cravings. Fortunately, we also grew up to realize that its just not healthy to eat all the weird, chemical laden, tasty in an odd way, foods.

Candy Corn Fudge and Other Recipes For Your Sugar Cravings

57 minutes agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

Some days you just have to have a little something sweet. It's great to have a bunch of snack recipes that highlight the sweet dessert flavors we all crave. Some of these recipes are perfect for a lunchbox treat, and others are decadent - perfect for an after dinner treat. 

Nuclear weapons at sea in Asia: A tentative concluding assessment

Most discussions about the security of Asia in the 21st century beg the comparison with the East-West confrontation of the 20th. In the nuclear realm, as in other domains, the question 'Is Asia different?' is central. Judgments on the...Show More Summary

‘Schools of Opportunity’ — a new project to recognize schools that give all students a chance to succeed

  We all know about the many efforts to rate and/or rank schools by student standardized test scores and other data points — but without any of the out-of-school factors that play an enormous role in how well young people fare academically. Now two veteran educators are spearheading a new pilot initiative to identify and […]

“Angry Black Woman”, “THOT”, “Bad B”, Enough Already!

I am not sure about you, but I’m frustrated and irritated by the negative labels black women frequently receive. I’m still trying to determine at what point in time did it become acceptable for everyone, other races of men and women, children and even our men, to disrespect and disregard us. Black women seem to Keep Reading ?

Matt Bai: Who says Jeb can't survive the primaries?

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

So I've been catching up on all the latest accumulation of Washington wisdom and totally get why no one other than Rand Paul, Ted Cruz or the reincarnated Pat Buchanan can possibly win the Republican nomination in 2016. But, what about Jeb Bush? Or Chris Christie?

Australia needs a role in Asia's emerging economy boom

With other international institutions reiterating their forecasts of declining growth in the emerging economies, the latest Asian Development Bank Outlook Update has a more positive view, at least those in our region. Not only are they...Show More Summary

Aid & development links: New aid announcements, Clinton Global Initiative, China's humanitarian assistance and more

Need an overview of what happened at the UN Climate Summit? Good reporting and pictures from IISD, as well as six takeaways from the other high level meetings that also took place in NYC last week. There were a string of new announcements...Show More Summary

Terrorism at home: The law cannot save us

I picked up my tickets for tomorrow's AFL Grand Final the other day. My team, the Sydney Swans, is playing and I should be excited to be going. Instead, I have been infected by the unease gripping Melbourne. I ask myself, am I taking...Show More Summary

Corporate Donors Pledge Support for Syrian Refugees

Five of the initiatives announced at the Clinton Global Initiative’s tenth annual meeting will help Jordan and other Mideast nations cope with the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis.

Mario Draghi Says He Is 'Just Like Hercules Confronting The Hydra'

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi compared himself and other European policymakers to Hercules yesterday. This wasn't some passing reference to the (genuinely) "Herculean" task he faces trying to kickstart the European economy and stave off deflation. Show More Summary

Complete TNG on bluray, and other home video updates

With season seven of the remastered TNG bluray releases due out in December, the inevitable complete series box sets will soon be following, and the UK release is the first revealed. Amazon.co.uk now list Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Full Journey, for release in December as well. Show More Summary

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