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Where to watch the White House correspondents’ dinner on TV and online

<i>[Livestream and complete coverage of the 2015 White House correspondents’ dinner]</i><p>Another year, another White House correspondents’ dinner. You can witness all the weirdness that is this annual Hollywood-Washington mash-up: President Obama performs a stand-up routine. A celebrity host (this year, …

Here’s the trailer for ‘Nerd Prom,’ a movie about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

<i>With the dinner being held tonight, we are re-upping our posts previewing the festivities. This post initially went up April 13.</i><p>The trailer for "Nerd Prom" -- a documentary about the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner in D.C. -- was shared early with The Fix. You can see it …

Ethical optics remain cloudy at White House correspondents’ dinner

Journalists often describe the Obama administration as one of the least press-friendly of modern times, with a record of stonewalling, investigating and generally snubbing the news media.<p>Yet on Saturday night, some of the news media’s most prominent members will party with the very president whose …

Five myths about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

What started as a small professional dinner in 1921 — 50 White House reporters gathering to install their group’s new officers — has become the biggest event on the Washington social calendar. The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner is an odd creature, where movie stars mix with …

White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner 2015: Red carpet arrivals

Follow along with coverage of the red carpet, pre-parties, speeches and the after-parties for one of the stranger events of our time.

Worlds collide at the pre-correspondents’ dinner ‘garden brunch’

One of the best things about the annual pre-White House correspondents’ dinner “garden brunch,” hosted by a handful of Washington power brokers, is the chance to witness the unlikely mashups that come from packing Hollywood celebs, denizens of Official Washington and corporate titans into heated …

A light turnout of Hollywood glitz at White House correspondents’ parties

Look — there’s a star! You know: the guy from that show!<p>It was Friday, the night before the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, and a TV actor had made an untimely entrance at a kickoff party hosted by Google and Atlantic Media. Not only was Timothy Simons (you know, Jonah from HBO’s …

Complete coverage of the 2015 White House correspondents’ dinner

The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner gets criticized yearly for being a big party where Washington bigwigs, Hollywood stars and journalists rub shoulders and celebrate themselves.<p><i>[</i><i>At correspondents’ dinner, Hollywood’s version meets reality</i><i>]</i><p>The earthquake in Nepal appeared to have a …

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Sardinia's Mediterranean diet: 10 foods that may lengthen your life

In the book "The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People," author Dan Buettner reveals what the people around the world who live the longest are more likely to eat.<p>One of the keys to longevity?<p>A plant-based diet, says Buettner and colleague Gianni Pes, a senior …

Celebrating Billie Holiday’s 100th Birthday

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20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

New Finance Minister Says Greece Is Insolvent

The new Finance Minister of Greece has been making waves. In a meeting with Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem on January 30th he appeared to say that Greece would no longer cooperate with the Troika – the combination of the IMF, European Commission and the ECB that has been running Greece’s …

Entropy Defied: Researchers Unboil An Egg

Unscrambling eggs is still impossible, an example of entropy in action. But boiling eggs is no longer the one-way process it used to be. Scientists in California and Australia have figured out how to turn solid albumen, the white of an egg, back into a useable liquid.<p>“We have invented a way to …

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The Single-Most Common Expansion Mistake | Inc.com

Benefits of Texas Wind Energy Estimated to Exceed $3.3 Billion Annually

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has just come out with an analysis highlighting the value of wind energy to the state of Texas, indicating that the overall societal benefits of the wind resource add up to about $3.3 billion annually. The gross annual savings to consumers are estimated …

Immigration Advocates Warn Obama Not to Think Small

Immigration activists are ratcheting up the pressure on Barack Obama, warning the President that a failure to live up to expectations for executive …

LG G3 launches 27 May, but is already 'late to the party'

LG is taking the wraps off its new flagship the G3 on 27 May -- but with the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5 already in shops, one analyst says LG is "late to the party."<p>Invitations have been sent out to press inviting members of the fourth estate to simultaneous launch events in London, New York …

Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety

Biking is the perfect form of transportation, until you factor in clunky helmets that ruin your ’do. But a new fashionable—and largely …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

Initial Details of The Lost Abbey's Duck Duck Gooze release

Initial Details of The Lost Abbey’s Duck Duck Gooze release<p>July 29, 2013<p><b>INITIAL DETAILS ON THE LOST ABBEY’S DUCK DUCK GOOZE RELEASE</b> No camping gear …

Facebook to raise $1.5B in secondary offering

Facebook said Friday that it has priced the 70 million shares that the company and its insiders are selling through a secondary offering at $55.05. Facebook, itself, is selling a little more than 27 million shares, which means it will earn close to $1.5 billion through the sale.<p>The social network …

Amazon: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Amazon is a cloud computing giant and the largest American e-commerce company. It was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos.<p>Originally known for selling books through its website (and later digital versions via its Kindle e-reader), Amazon has built up a customer service, inventory, and shipping empire …

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

Brewing Success in Sonoma Wine Country

June 21, 2013<p>SONOMA COUNTY, CALIF. – A new study by the Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) finds that the county’s craft beverage …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Watch the Daily Show's John Oliver Slam Paula Deen

Calling it a "rich comedic buffet," interim <i>Daily Show</i> host <b>John Oliver</b> is hot on the tail of grease queen/pharmashill/buttermonger <b>Paula Deen's</b> racist remarks caught on tape. After showing some news clips discussing whether she used the N-word, Oliver says, "The N-word? Which one did she use? Because …

Forget The Fed: For Small Business And Consumers, Rising Rates Are All Relative

In this environment where the 24-hour news cycle continually reports on every last gyration in interest rates, small business owners have no choice but to be focused on the conversation. What’s important however is to focus on the relative nature of interest rates as opposed to the absolute number …

Greece Is Getting Clobbered

The Athens Stock Exchange is down over 2.6%.<p>Yields on Greek bonds are jumping.<p>What's going on?<p>The big news is that the coalition government (which came into power in the summer of 2012) is deteriorating.<p>The small Democratic Left party has threatened to withdraw from government, following the …

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