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The Killers

Hemingway's 1927 story <i>The Killers</i> is set one evening in a Chicago diner where two hitmen arrive to kill a washed-up boxer, Ole Andreson, who dines there regularly. This night he doesn't show, but when informed of their visit reveals neither surprise nor any intention of running. It's a lean, …

Arizona Senate Passes Bill Allowing Religious-Based Discrimination

The bill, which opponents say opens LGBT people to discrimination, now travels to the state house where it is expected to pass. Arizona Democrats say the bill "conflates discrimination with religious freedom."<p>The Arizona Senate voted Wednesday to approve legislation that would expand religious …

West Coast apocalypse: How “earthquake storms” could devastate California

<b>The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, in the vicinity of Post St. and Grant Ave. (Wikimedia/photo tinting by Salon)</b><p>A major earthquake wouldn’t just be disastrous in its own right — it could trigger an even deadlier chain reaction<p>John Dvorak<p>February 15, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Earthquake …

It's Been 55 Years Since 'The Day the Music Died'

February 3, 1959 has become one of the most mythic days in rock ‘n’ roll history. It’s the day the 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza 35 carrying Buddy Holly, …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

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Windsor High alumni to play in Super Bowl

Come Sunday, students and staff at Windsor High School said they'll be rooting for one of their own.

Teen girl petitions Disney to create plus-size princesses

Girls would “feel confident and worthy to see a strong character that looks like them,” wrote Jewel Moore<p>Farmville, Virginia high school student Jewel Moore has created a petition via Change.org asking the Walt Disney Animation Studios to create a "bright, amazing, and memorable" plus-size Disney …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

High-school football player convicted of Steubenville rape is released

A former high-school football player has been released from a juvenile detention center, less than a year after his conviction for raping a 16-year-old girl following an alcohol-fueled party.<p>WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio reported on Sunday evening that Ma'Lik Richmond had been released. His …

One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

Uncut version of Nymphomaniac to debut at Berlin film festival

The cinema version of Lars Von Trier's new film Nymphomaniac may be a draining four hours long, and split into two halves for its release, but the full uncut film extends to a truly marathon five and a half hours. This latter version can now be enjoyed – perhaps masochistically – at the Berlin Film …

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is …

Articles about 7 cool kitchen sinks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it has to lack style or functionality.<p>No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your …

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Decorators' 10 Favorite Catalog Finds

Shop top pieces online or by mail.<p>It's easier than ever to shop for chic new pieces online or by mail. Here are 10 designer favorites.

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27 Awesome Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Deep down, you know the truth: Any lunch you make yourself will taste 17 times better than the slimy chopped salad you'd end up buying. Also, save your money for booze.