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Isohunt search engine for Bittorrent to shut down and pay MPAA $110m

Isohunt, the third most popular search engine for Bittorrent files, will close and pay the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) $110m, ending a long-runng legal battle.<p>The move comes just ahead of a formal court battle which Isohunt, set up by Gary Fung of Canada, was certain to lose. The …

Cantor Outlines Ambitious Agenda for Remaining Months of 2013 Session

House Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Eric Can­tor, R-Va., is telling rank-and-file Re­pub­lic­ans to brace for a ro­bust list of is­sues that need to be …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Science for potheads: Why they love to get high

<b>(Riccardo Mojana via Shutterstock)</b><p>There’s so much misunderstanding around marijuana. Here’s what’s really happening to people when they smoke weed<p>K.M. Cholewa<p>September 8, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Drug warriors have long tried to smear marijuana as a dangerous scourge, seeking to criminalize possession of a …

Nordic Pancake Cake From Josephine of A Tasty Love Story

10 weirdest right-wing Christian conspiracy theories

Fundamentalist Christianity is crawling with conspiracy theories, urban legends, and just plain bizarre beliefs<p>For the Christian right, having a “faith-based” worldview extends far beyond claims about demons and angels. Unsurprisingly, the world of fundamentalist Christians is absolutely crawling …

Was Your Chicken Nugget Made In China? It'll Soon Be Hard To Know

Here's a bit of news that might make you drop that chicken nugget midbite.<p>Just before the start of the long holiday weekend last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly announced that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The kicker: These products can now be sold …

Cronuts - Part 1: How to Make the Dough -- Doughnut and Croissant Hybrid Recipe

Spaghetti Ice Cream Exists, Looks Like Heaven

The delightful German novelty dessert is now available in NYC.

New Video: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Feat. Ty Dolla Sign “Everything 100″

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are officially back. The original group of Layzie Bone, Flesh-N-Bone, Bizzy Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Wish Bone debut their new …

Paul Kelly: 'The words are never easy. It's still a beast to wrestle' - interview

He might be hailed as one of Australia's greatest lyricists, but Paul Kelly is often relunctant to discuss his songs. He's downright rhapsodic, however, about Five Bells, the central piece of the song cycle Conversations with Ghosts, playing at the Brisbane festival on Saturday. "Oh yeah," he …

UCSF study shows gaming makes you cognitively younger (video)

A slew of negatives plague video games -- Peter Pan Syndrome, hyper-violence, camping -- but their youthfulness could do just what Nintendo's <i>Brain Age</i> promised: improve elderly brain function. Over four years, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco had a group play a custom game …

Chemical giants go to court, bees go to Washington, and giant carpenter bees

Stories about the declining bee population and its effects on the environment trickle through the news cycle nearly every day. To keep track of the latest bee news and make sense of the issues, <b>we're highlighting the major bee stories each week</b>, with analysis from the Guardian's Alison Benjamin, …

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Bill Clinton Steps Up To Dispel The Confusion Over Obamacare

With the launch of the major piece of the Affordable Care Act less than a month away, the Obama administration is escalating the public relations push with one of their most effective weapons – former President Bill Clinton, now known to many as explainer in chief.<p>Speaking from his presidential …

Same-sex spouses in the military will receive full benefits despite federal law

The Obama administration said Wednesday it will stop enforcing a law that blocks benefits to partners of military veterans in same-sex marriages.<p>In a letter to congressional leaders, Attorney General Eric Holder said that a provision in federal law on benefits to veterans defines "spouse" to mean a …

Internal Benghazi Report Details State Department Security Flaws

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>So, remember the (small) part of the Benghazi conspiracy theory where "they" ignored repeated …

Restaurant Critic Finds Meaning At The Olive Garden In 'Grand Forks'

"Can a cholesterol-conscious matron from the west side find happiness at the East Side Dairy Queen?" So begins Marilyn Hagerty's review of the national creamery franchise for her local paper, <i>The Grand Forks Herald</i>, in Grand Forks, N.D.<p>The 87-year-old Hagerty has reported on food, events, and local …

Egyptian authorities detain suspected 'spy' bird

In a case that ruffled feathers in Egypt, authorities have detained a migratory bird that a citizen suspected of being a spy.<p>A man in Egypt's Qena governorate found the suspicious bird among four others near his home and brought them to a police station Friday, said Mohammed Kamal, the head of …

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LGBTQ activist may be first person convicted under Russia’s anti-gay law

Though not the first to be arrested, Dmitry Isakov could be the first person convicted under the law, lawyers say<p>While he is not the first person to be charged under Russia's draconian law criminalizing the free expression of gays and lesbians, LGBTQ activist Dmitry Isakov may be the first to be …

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