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Jay Z: Obama 'owes me a couple'

Jay Z would want President Barack Obama to induct him into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he said Friday.<p>When asked by HBO’s Bill Maher on his show “Real Time” who the rapper would want to induct him when he’s eligible in seven years, Jay Z immediately said Obama.<p>“It’d be alright. He owes me a …

Climate Change And Violence Linked, Breakthrough Study Finds

Shifts in climate change are strongly linked to human violence around the world, according to a comprehensive new study released Thursday by the University of California, Berkeley and Princeton University.<p>The research, which was published in Science, examined 60 previous studies from all major …

Car ploughs into pedestrians at Venice Beach

One person has died and at least 11 people have been injured when a car drove into pedestrians walking along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles.<p>Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said multiple witnesses reported the driver appeared to be in control of the car as it drove into the crowd …

Searchers recover body of Mt. Hood snowboarder

Rescuers searching for a snowboarder on Oregon's Mount Hood have recovered his body, authorities said Sunday.<p>Hood River County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Tiffany Peterson said a rescue crew found the body of Collin Backowski, 25, under 8 to 10 feet of snow and ice Sunday morning, KATU …

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Parents are warned to steer clear of sugar-filled 'healthy' drinks

Nutritionists and health campaigners are calling on parents to avoid supposedly "healthy" fruit drinks during the hot summer – asking them to give thirsty children plain water or milk instead.<p>The calls come as new health research puts sugary drinks, and particularly the fructose in them, at the …

China bans New Zealand milk powder in botulism scare

<b>China has banned all imports of milk powder from New Zealand after its main dairy exporter, Fonterra, found a bacterial strain in some of its products that can cause botulism.</b><p>China relies on New Zealand for almost all its imports of milk powder.<p>Imports are highly prized in China after a tainted …

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Five people injured by shrapnel at US demolition

Five spectators get injured after shrapnel is sent flying at the demolition of a decommissioned steam power plant in California's Central Valley.<p>More than 1,000 people had gathered at 6am (1300 GMT) in a nearby parking lot to watch the planned implosion at the plant owned by Pacific Gas and …

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Bacon, Cheddar & Jalapeno Mac 'n Cheese. Perfect Sunday food. Here's the recipe: http://comfortablefood.com/bacon-cheddar-mac-n-cheese/

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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Our very own @juliabainbridge knows a thing or two about patterns and plate wear. (Photo by @deedubbayew)

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A perfect 4 minute egg in Venice. (Photo by @rapo4)

The 50 Best Things to Eat and Drink Right Now

Food<p>44 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>July 22, 2013<p>We're living in a golden age of stuffing our pieholes. And because there are so many mad-genius chefs and mixologists out there right now, we have a problem: separating the merely great from the transcendent, book-a-flight, text-everyone-you-know stuff. So we …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

7 Extremely Weird Plants

When thinking of weird plants, the obvious first thought is the bug-eating Venus flytrap— which of course is a very strange plant. But there are …

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This Must Be The Best Ruler Ever Invented

It looks pityingly on rulers that just "measure" things<p>If you're still using a basic ruler--the kind that's a stick with notches on it--allow us to introduce you to the future, where our rulers will be crazy interactive devices that measure the angles on hand-drawn triangles and allow us to create …

How To Make A DIY Anti-Surveillance Spray

It's illegal, but that's kind of the point.<p>Incendiary Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his highly political art, isn't exactly a fan of surveillance cameras. When Swiss art curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist asked Ai to contribute to a Do-It-Yourself compendium full of projects from artists, Ai designed …

Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says

How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?<p>Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a while, but according to new game theory research, long-term survival requires cooperation.<p>Game …

Articles about designer omer arbels eclectic home vancouver on Dwell.com - Dwell

Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure.<p>A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in San Francisco.<p>In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose …

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