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Philip Norman: Confessions of a rock’n’roll biographer | British GQ

Philip Norman has wrestled with icons, egos and artists (not to mention their widows) to reveal the untold tales of Britain's musical takeover.

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What's the Truth About the First Thanksgiving?

Should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude? Or should they mourn it as a day of guilt? Michael Medved, author of The American Miracle, shares the fascinating story of the first Thanksgiving.

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25 Life Skills Every Man Should Know

You spend a lifetime acquiring skills, then check them on your way out — and for what? To survive in the wild? No. Here's how to Google efficiently, bet the horses, get a bartender's attention, parallel park like you're a stunt driver, and more.

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Dude orders 200 hash browns, gets arrested for driving under the influence

An Australian man was charged by police for driving under the influence of alcohol, after he apparently caused a ruckus at a McDonald's.

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Photographing Eastern Europe's Fading Jewish Architecture – Tablet Magazine

Photographer David Kaufman looks at the world through a historical lens. Quite literally, in fact, as he shoots with bellows, the folding attachment used on cameras since the Civil War. Though Kaufman is fascinated by the past, his old-fashioned equipmen

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Skills You Can Learn in 60 Seconds – Fun Skills That Are Easy to Learn

Learn how to saber a champagne bottle, cook anything over an open fire, run a faster mile, whistle loudly and more with this list of skills you can pick up in 60 seconds or less.

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Where the Small-Town American Dream Lives On | The New Yorker

As America’s rural communities stagnate, what can we learn from one that hasn’t?

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11 great money-saving hacks in NYC

You may have heard the news that New York has now dropped behind San Fransisco and is only the second most expensive city in the U.S. to live in, but don't tell

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How to Order Starbucks Coffee with a Commodore 128

On Thursday, Paul DeCarlo became the first person to order a Starbucks Dark Roast coffee from a Commodore 128.

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Mr. Toad May Be the Odd Amphibian Out at Disneyland - Los Angeles Magazine

Unlike the White House, the House of Mouse doesn’t leak…much, but there has been at least a dusting of intel about Disneyland’s next big project after it wraps up Galaxy’s Edge: modernizing one of the park’s most popular areas, Fantasyland. Expect contemporary characters, rides updated with the latest technology, and easier access for the endless crowds with Hummer-size strollers.

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If the World Was Mapped Using the Manhattan Grid System

London's Big Ben would be on the corner of 63,709th Street and 10,896th Avenue.

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Photos: abandoned real-life ghost town

In the hills east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, they used to mine gold. Now, Bodie is a ghost town, and for those allowed in at night, its slowly deteriorating houses, vehicles, and shops tell a story of time against the backdrop of the st

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Remembering Tower Records

The Legendary Past and Celluloid Future of Tower Records on the Sunset Strip   By Alison Martino Photo: Robert Landau It’s impo...

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Domestic Organic Cleaning Products Perth

We provide domestic organic cleaning product in both Australia as well as in Perth too. We are the leading online vendor of pure and natural cleaning and body product. Our each product is safe for domestic use.

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16 Facts About Hugh Hefner You Didn't Know

On Wednesday, September 27th, Hugh Hefner (aged 91), passed away of natural causes at the Playboy Mansion. The announcement was made by the Playboy Mansion

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LA's Best Bars with Live Music

LA has a countless offering of local and tangential bars and watering holes. Some serve as the perfect pre-game spot before heading to a concert; some bring the show to the bar. For those who like to saddle up at the counter, enjoy a cocktail with a live

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To Forgive Is Divine: 6 Steps to Reach True Forgiveness

Some people never ask for our forgiveness. They don’t show remorse, they don’t seem to care that they’ve hurt us, and they may even demean or belittle us for having been hurt. Why should we forgive them?

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Internet K-Hole: 55 Addictively Raw Pictures Of The 1970s And 1980s

The site's assemblage of photographs from the '70s and '80s remind us why the late 20th century was a weird time to be alive.

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    ‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims

    Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.

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    The Impossible Burger: Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds' | WIRED

    The cook, complete with hair net, lays the red patty down on the grill and gives it a press with a spatula. And there, that unmistakable sizzle and smell. She flips the patty and gives it another press, lets it sit, presses it, and pulls it off the grill and onto a bun.

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    The Art of Space Art

    A history of the thriving subgenre of imagining what the surfaces of other planets look like.

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    Photos That Will Change The Way You Think About Calories

    When it comes to losing weight and overall health, it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon that consists of people counting calories and cutting food so they do

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    UCLA scientists create an air conditioner that fits in your pocket

    Imagine being able to put an air conditioner in your pocket or never worrying about your smartphone overheating again. Those dreams could one day be reality, thanks to a pocket-sized cooler developed...

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    Finding Los Angeles: The Brown Derby

    If it's just anyone, any place will do. If it's someone important, say, "Meet me at the Derby."

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    Canada’s maple syrup cartel puts the squeeze on small producers

    Big Syrup is no joke in Québec, controlling 72% of world’s supply and making things sticky if you don’t comply.

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    The Falling Man: An unforgettable story

    Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of t

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    The new iPhone and its competitors hope to make laptops obsolete

    Forget bigger screens and wireless ear buds, the latest iPhone is competing to be your do-it-all device.

    Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

    Life in the fast lane: Why 4 LA techies put up with their crazy commutes | Built In Los Angeles

    For some lucky commuters, a 15-minute joy ride or 20-minute subway trip is all it takes. For everyone else, well, buckle in.

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    How To Be Resilient

    How do we increase grit and persistence? Let's look at how survivors get through the most dangerous situations and learn lessons on how to be resilient.

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    Check Out Thursday's Best Amazon Deals

    As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September 7.

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    Radio Stations Abandoned Decades Ago Are Still Transmitting And No One Knows How

    The strange sounds from these un-owned radio stations keep internet sleuths up at night. Are they actually used for espionage?

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    How We Killed Expertise - POLITICO Magazine

    Average Americans have never much liked eggheads. That’s not a bad thing in itself: Americans are a skeptical but level-headed people

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    Top 8 Google Open Source Projects you should know - TechDrips

    Technology giant Google has introduced many open source projects. Here is the list of best google open source projects they are working on.

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      Best Chrome Extensions for All Purpose You Should check out - TechDrips

      Google Chrome is well known for its extensions, here is the list of best chrome extensions for all purpose you should check out.

      Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

      How to Celebrate Labor Day in LA

      IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN! TIME TO KICK BACK, RELAX, AND CELEBRATE THE ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICAN WORKERS (THAT'S US!) AND BOY ARE WE READY.

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      Photographer Compares 1960s Postcards Vs. How These Places Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable | Bored Panda

      Not long ago an old matchbook laying on photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer's desk caught his eye. Or rather, it was the postcard-like picture on it, of a resort

      Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

      Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture

      These basic cultural precepts could be followed by people of all backgrounds and abilities, especially when backed up by almost universal endorsement.

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      Anheuser-Busch Stopped Making Beer To Send Drinking Water To Hurricane Harvey Victims

      More than 50,000 cans of water have made it to flood-damaged communities.

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      Best End of Summer Things to Do in America - Thrillist

      We put out the call to writers across the United States for under-the-radar activities suitable for a weekend trip. They came back with s...

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      LOONEY TUNES (Looney Toons): Hollywood Steps Out (1941) [ULTRA HD 4K Remastered]

      This video streams up to Ultra HD 4k (2160p). Hollywood Steps Out is a 1941 short Merrie Melodies cartoon by Warner Bros., directed by Tex Avery. The cartoon...

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      How Superman Helped Foil the KKK | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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      Loneliness Poses Greater Public Health Threat than Obesity

      The loneliness epidemic is growing and becoming more costly by the day. But there is something you can do about it.

      Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

      How Gentrification is Changing the LA Food Scene

      Gentrification of Los Angeles is transparent through the food scene as locals and businesses evolve and adapt to a blend of incoming cultures.

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      Best Ways to Experience the Solar Eclipse in LA

      On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible in totality within a band across the entire contiguous United States. Before we head out to enjoy our weekend, we wanted to make sure you get the best view and experience on Monday!

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      This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

      As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, August 20.

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      How Far Out of Town Can You Get in an Hour? This Map Will Tell You | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

      Miscellaneous | Health & Fitness

      Advocare Care Advocate - Home Care Management in South Florida

      Advocare's Home Care Management services transform the experience of finding, screening, and hiring in-home caregivers in South Florida.

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      Infographic: HIPAA, We Have A Problem

      Physicians engaging in compliance with standards established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act face uphill battles at their practices. Regulatory updates and technological advances shift faster than most facilities can evolve inte

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        San Francisco History

        San Francisco History - early San Francisco, California history, Spanish San Francisco, the Gold Rush, Chinatown history, the San Francisco Earthquake and more.

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            Hear the Interviews that Helped Build the Dictionary of American Regional English | Mental Floss

            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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            Here's how to see other planets during the total solar eclipse

            If you look to the sky during the total solar eclipse on August 21, planets will appear. Here's how to see them.

            Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

            Why a Tiny New York Island is Off-Limits - Neatorama

            If you leave a pile of rocks in place for over a hundred years, it becomes an island with its own ownership papers, history, designation, and controversy. That's what happened to U Thant Island in New York City's East River.[https://youtu.be/wmVJyICw1C8]

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            Women's Brains Have More Blood Flow Than Men's, New Study Shows

            Scientists have discovered a new difference between the sexes: women's brains seem to be more active than men's brains, in terms of blood flow through specific regions.

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            Generation X needs to save America from millennials

            Though one of its own sits yet again in the White House, the baby-boom generation, 78 million strong, is finally preparing to depart the scene. Theirs is a 40-year legacy of war, debt and cultural …

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            14 Tasty Secrets of Trader Joe’s Employees | Mental Floss

            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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            10 Long-Forgotten Expressions To Drop Into Conversation | Mental Floss

            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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            In Alaska, pricey internet and nostalgia keep video stores alive

            Blockbuster still has a few locations, and an independent store in Anchorage is even thinking about opening more branches.

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              MTA chair unveils extensive, $836M action plan to fix ailing NYC subway - Curbed NY

              MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled the agency’s action plan to fix the crumbling subway, with short-term fixes that will cost $836 million.

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              This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

              Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts has put together this 33-video Beginner's Guide to Adobe Photoshop—a godsend for anybody who wants to learn Photoshop from scratch.

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              The First Mashable Comic-Con Awards

              From Barb to "Star Trek"—these are the events that mattered most.

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              What's the Difference Between Vanilla and French Vanilla Ice Cream? | Mental Floss

              Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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              5 weird, and very expensive, space artifacts sold at auction

              A space history auction on the anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing fetched boatloads of cash. Here are some of the strangest items sold.

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              The Unlikely Rise of … Shuffleboard? – The Ringer

              This summer’s hottest new game is shuffleboard, a retirees’ pastime. How did a geezer’s delight get cool?

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              The average American has only one close friend — here's how we got to this point

              Stanford psychologist Emma Seppala says Americans are experiencing a crisis of loneliness, and it's partly a result of our desire for independence.

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              Sometimes all this Trump-trolling just feels weak

              The left-leaning internet is turning the tiniest, most insignificant moments into jokes with President Donald Trump as the punchline.

              Miscellaneous | Judaism

              ‘Game of Thrones’: 7 Jewish facts about the hit series

              From the show’s creators to an affinity with Anne Frank shared by two lead actresses, myriad connections to the faith

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              Jupiter's Great Red Spot may die within your lifetime

              The super-storm has been a prisoner of Jupiter's jet streams for perhaps 350 years, yet has shrunk by more than 50% since the 1800s.

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              How Baxter Became One of L.A.’s Steepest Streets

              With its 32 percent grade, how did Baxter Street ever get built?

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              America can't agree on how to deal with online harassment, if at all

              If you're an American who's been harassed online, you're likely surrounded by others who've gone through the same thing.

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              The Best Way to Manage Your Social Anxiety Is to Accept It

              Some studies are suggesting that a better way to deal with it is by exposing yourself to anxiety-inducing situations.

              Miscellaneous | Understanding Yourself

              How Pablo Picasso Hacked Willpower to Produce Almost 50,000 Works of Art

              In 1895, had his sister not died, Picasso may never have picked up a paintbrush again.

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                10 Modernist Patio Furniture Pieces for Your Summer Patio

                Whether it's good conversation, a good tan or a good drink you're after, these patio furniture picks are a must for a sizzling hot season of hosting.

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                How Do Fireworks Actually Work? | Mental Floss

                Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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                The Ken Doll Reboot: Beefy, Cornrowed, and Pan-Racial | GQ

                For decades, Barbie’s boy achieved icon status by being a basic, buff, blue-eyed bro. No longer! Caity Weaver has an exclusive glimpse into Mattel’s new take on the all-American male.