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24 июля, 15:09

Face/Off? Nic Cage seems more Moonstruck at Kazakh film festival

Actor’s bizarre garb and expression in photograph inspires internet memeIt’s not always easy being Nicolas Cage. One minute you are donning traditional dress at a film festival, the next a meme mocking your expression has quickly spread across the internet. The Hollywood star was pictured in Kazakhstan, where he is reportedly attending the 13th Eurasia international film festival, and Twitter went into meltdown. Continue reading...

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24 июля, 11:56

Red Cross: Yemen cholera cases could exceed 600,000

More than 600,000 Yemenis could have cholera before the end of the year, the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned. Nearly 2,000 people have died from the pandemic and 300,000 people are infected. Al Jazeera's Sara Khairat reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

24 июля, 11:50

ISIS Destroyed Jonah’s Tomb, but Not Its Message

Iraqis of Armenian, Arab, Assyrian, and Jewish descent recall what the shrine symbolized on the third anniversary of its destruction.

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19 июля, 20:00

Lifetime Renews Partnership With Broadway Across America For Miniseries

The show will give viewers a backstage pass to some of Broadway's biggest properties, including Sara Bareilles's hit 'Waitress'.

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19 июля, 16:09

Victoria's Secret Angels present new T-shirt bra

Sara Sampaio and Elsa Hosk show off the Victoria's Secret new T-shirt bra collection. Rough Cut - no reporter narration Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impact while providing exclusives, incisive commentary and forward-looking analysis. http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters

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18 июля, 11:46

Астероиды и землеподобные планеты могли сформироваться из грязевых шаров

Дискуссия о формировании планет и других небесных тел получила новое развитие. Теперь исследователи полагают, что в молодой Солнечной системе астероиды и метеориты хотя бы отчасти состояли из липкой тёплой грязи, и именно благодаря этому они сохранили свой первоначальный состав без изменений.

13 июля, 23:15

Amazon Prime's Contribution to Northern Canada, by David Henderson

The consensus in Iqaluit seems to be that everyone with a credit card has an Amazon Prime membership. That's because people can often find groceries cheaper online than in local stores, despite government food subsidy programs. "Amazon Prime has done more toward elevating the standard of living of my family than any territorial or federal program. Full stop. Period," a local principal, who declined to speak further, said on Facebook. With an annual fee of about $80, Amazon Prime members can get free and faster shipping. This is from Sara Frizzell, "Amazon Prime does more for northern food security than federal subsidies, say Iqaluit residents," CBC News, July 10, 2017. This reminds me of a line that George Stigler used in a famous article titled "The Intellectual and the Marketplace": Sears, Roebuck and Company and Montgomery Ward made a good deal of money in the process of improving our rural marketing structure, but I am convinced that they did more for the poor farmers of America than the sum total of the federal agricultural support programs of the last five decades. I used this quote in my bio of Stigler. See here for a slightly different version of the quote. Stigler was such a master of the pithy one or two liner that I included a special section, titled "Straight Talk from Stigler," in his biography in The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. And I had trouble narrowing it down to 5 such quotes. (3 COMMENTS)

13 июля, 23:08

These 15 Things Could Be Screwing up Your Hormones

You might think your lifestyle is healthy, but you actually could be severely messing with your hormones. Here's what you need to know.

12 июля, 14:02

Room Little Darker by June Caldwell review – junkies, sex slaves and ghosts

The Irish fiction renaissance continues with a gothic collection of short stories that shock and fascinate in equal measureAs Leonard Cohen asked: you want it darker? How about a story about a couple kept as sex slaves in a farmhouse in Leitrim, their desperate antics livestreamed to an audience of perverts worldwide? Or a junkie who gets a beating and a shoehorn “scoopslide right in and up on over” his “stink tunnel”? A story narrated by a foetus? The tale of a paedophile who is enrolled on a “dynamic new domestic-environment therapy with 100 per cent effectiveness demonstrated in trials across twelve countries on three continents”, which involves him adopting his own boy robot that he can abuse in the comfort and privacy of his own home? Room Little Darker, June Caldwell’s debut collection, couldn’t get much blacker. It reads like boiling tar.As Irish fiction once again awakens to its true power and potential, Caldwell emerges as one of those giving the tradition a good old-fashioned shaking. (To name just a few others: Sara Baume, Lisa McInerney, Kevin Barry, Colin Barrett.) In the words of the narrator of “Dubstopia”, “Come out of charity, Come dance with me in Ireland, that cunt Yeats said in the book by their mattress. But he didn’t know fuck all about the skank or fiddlers like Carol, all thumbs and kettledrums, sucking off ghosts at the window in the Old Bank on Doyle’s Corner.” If you prefer your Irish fiction sweet, ponderous and full to the brim with twinkles and craic – horseman, pass by. Continue reading...

04 июля, 14:06

‘Fixer Upper’ Homes Joanna Gaines Wishes You Couldn’t Rent on Airbnb

You can rent any of these gorgeous "Fixer Upper" homes on Airbnb. Just don't tell Chip or Joanna you're vacationing in a house they renovated.

01 июля, 18:31

$100,000 Deep: These Student Loan Horror Stories Have Important Lessons to Teach

Hundreds were invited to share their student loan debt horror stories with NPR. These were the more common cautionary lessons from those with student loans.

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01 июля, 00:03

GOP Senators Opposing The BCRA Don’t Have Many Friends In The Health Care Industry

by Sara Swann The list of GOP senators unhappy with the initial draft of the Republican health care bill continues to grow

30 июня, 15:39

The Real Reasons Why You Don’t Hear Back After a Job Interview

For proactive jobs seekers, the need to hurry up and wait for a response after an interview is tough. Here’s why recruiters haven’t contacted you.

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29 июня, 09:54

Italy showcases its strength in technologies

TO stress its less-known strength in advanced technologies, Italy introduced 26 manufacturing companies in Shanghai yesterday with the host of an exhibition. “While in long history Chinese people take

29 июня, 06:00

The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast)

How a pain-in-the-neck girl from rural Virginia came to run the most powerful university in the world. The post The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Freakonomics.

28 июня, 08:06

GOP Want Medicaid for the Needy to Fund Tax Cut for the Rich

Sara Rosenbaum, Professor of Health Law and Policy at George Washington University, explains that the GOP Health Care bill would completely restructure Medicaid for everyone, not just those who currently benefit from Obamacare Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.

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27 июня, 23:29

Four Tactics To Find And Partner With The Best Investors For Your Startup

Winnie Founders Anne Halsall and Sara Mauskopf explain how to customize your pitch to best reveal your company's potential as well as share three strategies to find your lead investor and maximize your time during the fundraising process.

26 июня, 14:00

'Moms are persona non grata': are tech startups hostile to working mothers?

From all-nighters at the office to insensitive male coworkers, working mothers and mothers-to-be often describe the tech world as hostile to their needsSara Mauskopf was nine months pregnant and about to go on maternity leave, when her boss, the Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann, mentioned her by name at an all-hands meeting: staff would no longer be able to use one of the company’s conference rooms, Lehmann said, because Mauskopf would need it pump breast milk when she returned to work. “I felt very called out and embarrassed,” recalled Mauskopf, who was the delivery startup’s director of product at the time. “It singled me out as the reason for the conversion and made me feel like I was taking something away from everyone.” Continue reading...

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23 июня, 16:23

Visual effects magic of latest "Pirates" movie

Creative agency MPC reveals how its visual effects team helped bring the fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie to life. Sara Hemrajani reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impact while providing exclusives, incisive commentary and forward-looking analysis. http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters

23 июня, 00:30

Fascinating Things You Never Knew About ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

This landmark children's TV show delighted audiences for generations. Here's some behind-the-scenes info about 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'.