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IMF's Lagarde says euro crisis not solved, demands pre-emptive action from ECB

Christine Lagarde, the IMF's managing director, says it is premature to declare the eurozone crisis over<p>The International Monetary Fund has poured cold water over claims that the eurozone is safely recovering, calling on the European Central Bank to take pre-emptive action to alleviate the credit …

AirCast Mobile Wants To Make Phone-To-TV Video Sharing As Easy As Texting

Chances are you’ve got a screen in your pocket and a screen in your living room, and as time goes on more and more companies are trying to find ways to make the two play nice together. The latest entrant in the field is a Chicago-based startup called AirCast Mobile is taking a stab at bringing the …

Egyptian boy arrested after teacher finds stationery with pro-Morsi symbol

Scissors and compasses are traditionally considered the most dangerous items in a student's pencil case. But for one Egyptian schoolboy it is a ruler that has allegedly led to his detention for 16 days in an adult jail without trial.<p>Khaled Bakara, 15, was arrested last month after his teacher …

Chromecast Gets 10 New Apps, Including Songza, VEVO, And Revision 3

Slowly but surely, Google’s Chromecast devices is beefing up with content partners. The company just announced 10 new apps landing on the $35 smart TV dongle, including VEVO, Revision 3, PostTV, and Songza, to name a few.<p>For those of you who don’t already know, Chromecast is a device developed by …

East Coast snowstorm: 'It could have been a lot worse'

Flights were delayed and morning commutes were messy, but the snow storm that hit the Northeast was tapering off by late afternoon on Tuesday.<p>"It could have been a lot worse," said Jason Tuell, director of the National Weather Service's eastern region.<p>Between 2 and 5 inches fell in cities from …

Burlington Coat Factory Plummets Below Recent IPO Pop As Loss Widens

Like most of the clothes it sells, Burlington Coat Factory is now on sale in a big way. The discount apparel retailer’s parent company Burlington Stores stock fell over 15% on Tuesday morning after reporting disappointing earnings. The stock drop brought Burlington back below its enthusiastic …

Snow Follows On Heels Of Ice Storm In The East

(This post was updated at 5:30 p.m. ET)<p>A fast-moving winter storm swept through the Eastern U.S. on Tuesday, bringing several inches of snow to the region, causing flights to be canceled, traffic to be snarled and federal government offices in Washington, D.C., to be shut for the day.<p>Northern …

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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Baking in Brisk Weather: Chocolate Torte with Calvados-Poached Figs

Warm up this season with a rich chocolate torte, drenched in drunken poached figs<p><i>It’s hump day. Why not celebrate with something sweet? Welcome to Baking Wednesday.</i><p>The days of December are practically made for lounging, eating and—of course—baking. When the chilly weather convinces us to keep our …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

22 Vegan Recipes for Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Jay-Z turns 44 today, so he and Beyoncé are going vegan for 22 days. Might we suggest these 22 delicious recipes, Mr. and Mrs. Carter?<p><b>Jay-Z</b>'s just turned 44, and he's celebrating like all ballers do—by going vegan for 22 days. (Al Gore is also a recent convert, so you know it's cool.) Better still, …

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