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Colin Farrell Opens Up About His Gay Brother, Eamon, In Letter Defending Same-Sex Marriage In Ireland

Colin Farrell spoke out in defense of same-sex marriage in his native Ireland, penning an open letter which stressed his close relationship with openly gay brother, Eamon.<p>The 38-year-old actor's letter appears in the Nov. 17 edition of Ireland's Sunday World magazine. In it, he writes:<p>I think I …

Here's How Many Bacteria Spread Through One Kiss

First base is a great place to get your mouth microbes some new friends, finds a new study in the journal <i>Microbiome</i>. A ten-second French kiss can …

Research

Premature birth 'biggest killer'

Fergus Walsh<p><b>Premature birth is now the biggest global killer of young children.</b><p>A study in the Lancet shows it accounts for more than one million deaths per year - mostly in the developing world.<p>The complications of childbirth accounted for another 720,000 deaths a year.<p>Being born too soon - when …

Fortune.com

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Review: Can’t Get Much Dummer Than Dumb and Dumber To

I wish I could put as little thought into writing about <i>Dumb and Dumber To</i> as the Farrelly brothers did in making it.<p>Or maybe Peter and Bobby honed …

Comedy

Reddit CEO resigns after disagreeing with board about ... office space?

Reddit's CEO just downvoted himself.<p>Yishan Wong has resigned as CEO of Reddit after disagreeing with the board about a new office, strangely enough, …

Starbucks tax deal may be illegal, says EU

The tax arrangement between the giant coffee chain and the Netherlands could amount to state aid according to Brussels<p>The tax deal between Starbucks and the Dutch government may amount to illegal state aid, according to EU regulators.<p>The arrangement allows the world's biggest coffee chain to pay …

Immigration Activists On Executive Actions: It’s Not Enough

They acknowledge the lives Obama will affect with long-awaited executive actions to slow deportations, but say parents of DREAMers must be protected.<p>The details of President Obama's long-anticipated executive actions on immigration are coming into focus and activists Thursday had a firm response: …

Could immigration battle cause a shutdown?

Congressional Republicans are vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to make immigration changes through executive action, but they are struggling with how to do that without triggering another government shutdown.<p>The House and Senate need to pass a measure during the lame duck session to …

Islamic State leader issues order for group to start its own currency

The leader of the Islamic State group has ordered the organization to start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency: the Islamic dinar.<p>A website affiliated with the group posted the order late Thursday, saying IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi instructed his followers to mint the …

Here's How We'll Touch Down On A Comet This Week (We Hope)

The Rosetta mission is about to land where no spacecraft has ever landed before.<p>About 31 million miles away from Earth, the Rosetta spacecraft is circling a rubber ducky-shaped comet and getting reading for touchdown. On November 12 at around 4 a.m. EST, the orbiter will release the Philae lander, …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

How to to Get the Best Out of Your Knives at Home

Here's how to select and care for your kitchen knives at home—according to two expert knifemakers.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice blenders,</i> …

Knives

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …