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The 30 Most WTF Moments From 5 Years Of Game Of Thrones

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has a history of eliciting rather strong reactions from viewers. From its premiere in 2011 to last year's season five finale, this …

Here's a 99-page shareholder presentation on why Yahoo needs to fire Marissa Mayer

Jackson sent a 99-page presentation to Yahoo's board outlining his case for why Yahoo should drop Mayer as CEO and find new management.<p>His presentation is also a warning shot that Yahoo should not sell its core business right now.<p>In Jackson's view, Yahoo's core business is undervalued after being …

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The Top of America

<b>Story by Josh Sanburn</b> <br>Introduction by Richard Lacayo<p>For years after the 9/11 attacks, nearly all the activity at Ground Zero was downward—digging …

Microsoft is winning on Mac as Office for iPad looms

Nearly two years after the launch of Microsoft's Surface tablets, we're still waiting for a fully touch-optimized version of arguably the company's most important product: Office.<p>For iPad users, though, the wait is about to end.<p>While it might seem odd for Microsoft to launch an iPad version of …

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White House announces new climate change data website

WASHINGTON -- As part of its campaign to step up efforts to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday announced the creation of a new website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal agencies.<p>The initiative to make the …

How I Did the Impossible: HBO Without Cable TV

Life as a cord-cutter, without a pay television subscription, isn’t as much of a fringe activity as it might seem. Lots of TV shows are available for purchase on iTunes, often right after they first air on TV, and services like Netflix and Amazon.com offer cheap flat-rate options for catching up …

Hello Siri. Mind If I Call You Susan Bennett?

The voice of Siri has been unmasked. CNN’s Red Chair uncovered the dulcet tones of Apple‘s personal assistant, and she is voice-over artist Susan Bennett, from Atlanta. She takes her place in the pantheon of Siri voices, alongside Jon Briggs and Karen Jacobsen, whose voices are what British and …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Pope Francis Eases Catholic Doctrine

Pope Francis is easing Catholic doctrine, saying it’s too strict.<p>The Catholic church’s harsh doctrine involving divorce, gay marriage, contraception, …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Microsoft's Surface 2: New tablet, same problems

What's the definition of insanity? Trying the same thing several times and expecting a different outcome. While we wouldn't suggest that Microsoft's finest minds are in need of urgent medical care, it does seem as if the company's executives have failed to heed the lessons doled out this summer. …

These are the skills you need to get a $173,000 job as the NSA’s privacy officer

• <b>Leading change:</b> The NSA has been exceeding its mandate for years. You will need to change that, somehow. When it doesn’t work, you will need to be “optimistic and persistent.” • <b><br>Leading people</b>: Keep your staff happy so they don’t lose faith in America’s surveillance state and pull an Edward Snowden.</b> …

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Bruce Springsteen: The Vintage Photographs

(no title)<p>Bruce Springsteen, seen here at the bottom left in 1966, began his music career with the band the Castiles.<p>The Castiles: Bruce Springsteen, …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

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Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

A Savannah Kitchen With European Elegance

Inside a 100-year-old house's new kitchen.<p>In designer Mary Jo Bochner's Savannah, Georgia kitchen a mix of French antiques, second-hand-finds, and new open shelving creates a relaxed feeling with a touch of European elegance. For more decor and design ideas, read an interview with Bochner.

18th Century Water Mill Restored And Transformed Into A Charming Home

This wonderful 18th century water mill is situated in Corwen, North Wales and it has been recently restored. Designed by The DMD Group, the mill sits …

Public Library Converted Into A Private Home In Portland

Originally, this building used to be the public library in the Sellwood neighborhood of Portland. At one point, the library moved and the building …

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Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

3 ways you're using Facebook wrong

If you're like most people, you visit Facebook a few times a day. You catch up on the latest gossip, "Like" cute baby or pet pictures, and maybe post something yourself. Facebook makes these things simple.<p>Facebook is so simple, in fact, that you might not know you're using it wrong. Here are 3 …

Here's What The Egyptian Military Has Been Buying With Your Tax Dollars

WASHINGTON -- As the number of civilian protesters killed in clashes with Egyptian military forces continued to climb this week, members of Congress began to question the $1.3 billion dollars a year in U.S. foreign aid the Egyptian military receives every year.<p>On Sunday, both Democrats and …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden Reaches 100,000 Signatures

A petition demanding the US government pardons Edward Snowden, the former NSA agent whose leaks revealed the existence of the PRISM program and other spying revalations, has passed the 100,000 digital ‘signatures’ required to force a response from the President’s Office.<p>The timing of the milestone …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

Apple iOS Is More Fragmented Than It Seems

Apple is very proud of the adoption rate for new versions of its iOS mobile operating system. Tim Cook pointed out that 93 percent of all iOS devices are using the most current version, and now Apple has published a chart illustrating how fragmented–or not, really–iOS is. The problem is that there …