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10 Things You Should Never EVER Do After a Breakup

Avoid these post-split sins to move on in a healthy way.<p>In completely obvious news, breakups suck. But sometimes, the aftermath can be even more confusing and emotionally draining. It's totally normal to make some questionable decisions post-split—you're feeling lost, hurt, and less confident than …

Skateboarding Pioneer Jay Adams Dies at 53

Jay Adams, a skateboarding legend who is credited with helping to shape modern skateboarding style, has died. He was 53.<p>The Santa Monica, California, …

3 easy tricks to find the best lipstick color for you

Hunting down the perfect lipstick hue usually ends in dozens of tubes rolling around at the bottom of your bathroom drawer — and you no closer to finding a color you love. We recruited some of the beauty industry's top pros to share the secret to finally locking-down a lip color that's totally …

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This Healthy Dessert Maker Is Bananas! (And Cheaper Than a Fro-Yo Habit)

Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker<p>Yonanas, the contraption that turns overripe bananas and other frozen fruit into creamy, gelato-like goodness, is one of …

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Your Next Car May Not Have a Spare Tire - Consumer Reports News

The argument could be made that dropping the spare makes sense, given that tire changing is a skill that has largely gone away, much like operating a …

The Grapes of Wrath

• <b>Author:</b> John Steinbeck & Robert DeMott<p><b>The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers.</b><p>First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s …

Honestly

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Sweet and Others<p>“Honestly” coincides with the release of Michael’s log awaited solo album “I’m Not Your Suicide”. Michael Sweet, in this – his first autobiography – chronicles his life as the founding member, songwriter, singer, and guitarist of the pioneering Christian rock band …

The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love

• <b>Author:</b> Jill Conner Browne<p>To know the Sweet Potato Queens is to love them, and if you haven't heard about them yet, you will. Since the early 1980s, this group of belles gone bad has been the toast of Jackson, Mississippi, with their glorious annual appearance in the St. Patrick's Day parade. In <b>The</b> …

Blue Highways

• <b>Author:</b> William Least Heat-Moon<p><b>Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.</b><br>William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get …

The Holy Ghost People by Joshua Young

I regret that Joshua Young is a poet who has only come to my attention recently. The discovery of his work has been a catalyzing force for my writing …

An Unlikely Psychologist-Patient Friendship Unfolds In 'The Story Hour'

<i>The Story Hour</i> explores an unlikely — and medically unethical — friendship between a psychologist and a patient. "It's a bit of a mystical connection," novelist Thrity Umrigar tells NPR's Scott Simon.<p>Lakshmi is stuck in a loveless marriage. She works for her husband, whom she loathes, in a small …

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

• <b>Author:</b> Ellen Raskin<p><b>"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —Booklist, starred review</b>A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen …

Homeland - Prelude

YOU ARE READING<p>Homeland<p>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER -- In Cory Doctorow’s wildly successful Little Brother, young Marcus Yallow was arbitrarily detained …

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A tour around the football grounds of London

I’ve always liked seeing a football stadium on a day when no football is taking place. Like a medieval castle shut up with only a castellan and a few henchman to maintain it, they exist as a brooding presence, silently watching as the ordinary people below go about their day. And in a city as vast …

Justin Hunter flashes brilliance in preseason matchup vs. Saints

There's been a lot of hype surrounding Titans second-year receiver Justin Hunter, and he gave onlookers plenty of reasons to keep the excitement going. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter exploded on Friday night, converting four of five targets for …

Steeplechaser DQed for Removing His Shirt

Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad has a history of being disruptive on the track.<p>With 200 meters to go in the men's steeplechase final at the 21st European Championships here tonight, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad had a comfortable lead. The tall Frenchman, twice an Olympic silver medalist and the two-time …

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Bears sign WR Santonio Holmes

The Chicago Bears have signed former New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes, the team announced Saturday.<p>Holmes worked out for the Bears earlier …

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James Rodriguez receives the 2014 World Cup Golden Boot

FIFA has presented James Rodriguez with the Golden Boot award for being the top goalscorer during the 2014 World Cup.<p>James Rodriguez receives the 2014 World Cup Golden Boot<p>08/08/2014<p>FIFA has presented James Rodriguez with the Golden Boot award for being the top goalscorer during the 2014 World …

A New Reality: How Modest Mo'ne Davis Is Adjusting To Fan Frenzy

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Wallie Arrezola was sitting in his Seminole, Texas, home last week watching Mo'ne Davis pitch her Taney baseball team to a …

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“He is a hero”: Why the KKK is raising money for Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown

Desperate for publicity and any opportunity to spread hate, the KKK said more white cops should follow suit<p>The one thing the racially charged and besieged city of Ferguson, Mo. does not need or want to add to the combustible mix of rubber bullets, snarling police dogs and clouds of tear gas that …

Report: Germany spied on Kerry, Clinton

BERLIN — Germany's foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton, German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.<p>The respected news weekly reported that the agency, known by its German acronym BND, tapped a satellite …

Ernest Ranglin

At 82, legendary guitarist Ernest Ranglin still plays the ska, reggae and jazz that he's championed and helped perfect for more than half a century. Ranglin was a key figure in shaping the sounds of ska — influenced by New Orleans jazz and R&B — in Jamaica in the late 1950s. But most of the world …

Iraq and Syria’s Poetic Borders

The late historian and critic Tony Judt once described Europe before the First World War as “an intricate, interwoven tapestry of overlapping languages, religions, communities and nations.” After the period between 1914 and 1945, as a result of war, ethnic cleansing, and border drawing, a new, more …