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Spider-Man Meets Star-Lord In Another Action-Packed AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR TV Spot

Another TV spot for <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> has been released today and this one features not only plenty of new action shots but what appears to be …

Marvel Universe

From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

Prosecco is more popular than ever and from the bacaros of La Serenissima into the Veneto its qualities are being celebrated – and visiting its producers makes for a great wine holiday, too<p>Few cities are more intimately acquainted with a drink than Venice is with prosecco. Produced mainly in the …

Italy

Why Psychopaths Make Such Bad First Impressions

When you meet someone for the first time, your mind actively turns on the assessment machinery to help gauge whether this is a person you can trust …

Psychology

Mariners non illegitimi carborundum, win 9-7

My favorite quote is from Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities:<p>“The inferno of the living is not something that will be; if there is one, it is what is …

Seattle Mariners

The way we teach morality

People disagree about morality. They disagree about what morality prohibits, permits, and requires. And they disagree about <i>why</i> morality prohibits, …

Philosophy

Halifax's massive century plant stops growing because it's too cold

A massive century plant at the Halifax Public Gardens is protesting Nova Scotia's "spring" weather by refusing to grow.<p>The <i>Agave americana's</i> recent …

Nova Scotia

Imtiaz Ali’s daughter Ida is the new kid on the block!

A few months ago, a post from Imtiaz Ali’s Facebook page popped up on my timeline. It was a video link with the following text:<p>Title: Lift<p>Duration: …

Love Stories

Religion column: Power of thought

The teacher instructs the children to put on their “thinking caps.” The parents remind their children to “think before they speak.” The employer …

Hampton Roads

Only two days left to apply for Global Pitch startup competition

The world’s biggest online pitching competition is happening now! Are you tired spending a lot of time and effort looking for the next unicorn? What …

Technology (Ireland)

'Was this devastation … worth it?': How American neglect imperils the victory over ISIS

Many Syrians fear the U.S. is unwilling to help rebuild war-devastated cities

Middle East

Mayor John Tory gets behind wheel of electric bus as part of new TTC program

Mayor John Tory got a firsthand look at three different types of "all-electric eBuses" on Saturday that the TTC will test before it receives 30 by …

Toronto

The BEAST Network Video on Demand

The BEAST Network Dance Tutorials<p>Learn to dance your favorite choreography from your favorite creators... Sign up today for unlimited access!<p>Browse …

Tutorials

Queen Elizabeth II at 92: These photos document the making of modern history

Britain’s longest-ever ruling monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, turns 92 today (April 21). Living through the terms of 21 UK prime ministers and 16 US presidents, she has reigned for 65 years as one constant in a world that has enormous change.<p>Through photos from the year she was born to present day, …

Queen Elizabeth II

The 20 Most Brutal Yelp Reviews Explain the Death of Dash

The “DASH outta there” puns were far too easy to make.<p>When the world was still getting acquainted with the name “Kardashian” a decade ago, people were quick to criticize the family’s biggest star, Kim, for her seeming lack of “real” talent. She wasn’t an actress or a musician, she was simply …

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Using the Harmonic Minor Scale and Phrygian-Dominant Mode to Create Neoclassical Metal-Style Solos

0<p>SHARES<p>One of the things I enjoy about metal lead guitar is that most of the time I’m soloing over power chords, which consist of a root note and a …

Electric Guitar

Shop Your Sign: Taurus

<i>When in doubt, look to the stars. In our Shop Your Sign series we pair an original horoscope for the month’s rising sign—sourced from Etsy’s Instagram—with related (and fated) Etsy finds.</i><p>As spring slowly but surely emerges, signs of new beginnings are everywhere you look. The outside world is …

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10 Works That Influenced ‘Westworld’

HBO’s “Westworld” has made a name for itself as a 22-time Emmy nominated show that garnered the network’s highest ever first season viewership. But …

Entertainment

Top pick Christian Standhardinger gives SMB coaches a 'happy problem'

On Friday, the San Miguel Beermen finally practiced for the first time since winning their historic fourth straight Philippine Cup title. The five …

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EXCHANGE: Former Peru resident restores old family tavern

Ed Yanka's been dead for nearly 15 years, but Jon Chamlin is still becoming better acquainted with the man he called his great-uncle.<p>Chamlin, who …

Acquainted

Russia Takes Possession of 2 US JASSM Cruise Missiles Allegedly Recovered Intact

<b>[Syria Strike Story Shifting; AFCENT Says F-22s Flew Strike Cap, Basic JASSMs Used]</b> <b>© REUTERS / SANA</b>Moscow Can Boost Its Defenses by Studying Intact …

Middle East

21 Stylish Sustainable Brands To Support This Earth Day

Fashion<p>by Lucy Morris | 1 hour ago<p>© Reformation<p>Fashion is one of the most polluting industries on the planet, and while we’re not here to defend its …

Sustainability

Every Hero (and Villain) in Batman's All-New 'Flashpoint' Universe, Explained

In case you haven’t heard, Batman is getting married. One superhero who has definitely gotten the message is Booster Gold, and he decided to give the …

Comic Books

On Becoming a Technical Writer

One of my many role models once said, the reason as to which she started out into technical writing was as a way for her to pen down her new learning …

Software Development

How to Tame AI: A Brief Guide for Businesses

Business appliance of AI is picking up steam. According to SAS, ⅔ of companies from different industries expect their activities will be shaped by AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Neighbor saw man whose home exploded: 'He was surrounded by fire ... but standing'

Laurie Brown was watching the news in the living of her home on Convington Place Thursday evening when she heard an explosion.<p>She opened her door and …

Crime

Gameday Notes, Information and Scorecard: 4/20 vs. Kansas City

<b>RECENT RESULTS:</b> The Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the Orioles with a 13–8 win on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Detroit’s offense had …

Kansas City

Robbers Use Bear Spray to Rob Bitcoin ATM at Convenience Store

Robbers Use Bear Spray to Rob Bitcoin ATM at Convenience Store<p>Police in Dallas-Fort Worth released footage of two individuals who robbed a …

Crime

Any idiot can learn to braid hair – cutting it is a skill

A few weeks ago – for the first time ever – I attempted to cut my own hair<p>I have always been an astute assessor of my skills. Around the age of 10, for example, I discovered my soprano, and promptly tried out for the choir. That ability has since fallen away but for a good while, I <i>rocked</i> school …

Lifestyle (UK)

Your royal wedding obsession could be dangerous, a psychiatrist warns

Here's how to know you've gone too far.<p>Obsessed with the latest news about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? These days, who isn't? But according to a …

Entertainment (UK)

An Rx for poverty? A career in nursing

<i>Most of the growing health-care occupations are low-wage, but nursing offers a robot-proof path to the middle class</i><p>By Caroline Preston<br>The Hechinger …

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