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This Cat Is Literally The Face Of An Election Campaign In Japan - NextShark

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 02:57

NextShark

This Cat Is Literally The Face Of An Election Campaign In Japan
NextShark
Japanese politician Satoshi Shima runs a campaign like no other. Like many public officials, he aims for visibility, but people who have seen his poster probably needed a moment to realize that he is not a cat. Satoshi-Shima-2. As you can see, one of ...

Dolph Lundgren Drago's Son Would Kill Creed's Son Literally... - TMZ.com

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 02:27

TMZ.com

Dolph Lundgren Drago's Son Would Kill Creed's Son Literally...
TMZ.com
Dolph Lundgren is convinced that if the (fictional) son of Ivan Drago faced off against the (fictional) son of Apollo Creed the results would be the same as "Rocky IV" ... A CREED WOULD DIE. We got Lundgren in Hollywood this weekend and asked him a ...

"Dine in the D" where you can literally sit on the dock of the... - WDIV Detroit

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 01:27

WDIV Detroit

"Dine in the D" where you can literally sit on the dock of the...
WDIV Detroit
Well, there's a cool place you can do that and it's literally on the dock of the bay. It's a hot place to cool down with a drink or fill up with some food whether you arrive by car or by boat. Also, if you think the fans for the Detroit Tigers or the ...

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Schoolkids Are Virtually and Literally Terrifying in the Let's Be Evil Trailer - Gizmodo

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 01:03

Gizmodo

Schoolkids Are Virtually and Literally Terrifying in the Let's Be Evil Trailer
Gizmodo
Let's Be Evil is a students-vs.-teachers movie, where the students are pint-sized brainiacs amassed in isolation, where they're taught with virtual-reality tech that seems prone to going haywire. The teachers, if they can even be called that, are just ...

Tom Hiddleston literally runs away from Taylor Swift questions - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 00:42

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tom Hiddleston literally runs away from Taylor Swift questions
The Sydney Morning Herald
The 35-year-old actor, who made headlines last week when he touched down in Australia with new girlfriend Taylor Swift, 26, to begin filming his new movie Thor: Ragnarok, did not appear to want to answer any questions about Swift, literally running ...
Morning Buzz! Pokémon GO Is Having This Unexpected Effect on Mental Health + MoreBrit + Co

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David Cameron hums a tune 0:21 - CBC.ca

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:12

CBC.ca

David Cameron hums a tune 0:21
CBC.ca
If you were retiring from a high-stress job before the age of 50, you'd probably be pretty happy too. Especially if that job was prime minister of the U.K., and, you were responsible for a referendum where Britons voted to leave the E.U., wreaking ...

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Sexism is literally ruining women's sex lives - Salon

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 21:02

Salon

Sexism is literally ruining women's sex lives
Salon
I have some bad news for women everywhere. Sexism is literally ruining our sex lives. According to a new study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, women who perceive their partners as sexist and selfish are significantly less likely to orgasm ...

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David Cameron is so happy about quitting as prime minister he literally burst into song - Vox

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:55

Vox

David Cameron is so happy about quitting as prime minister he literally burst into song
Vox
On Monday morning, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he'd be resigning on Wednesday, with Home Secretary Theresa May poised to take over as the next prime minister. At the end of his address, Cameron hummed to himself a little — and ...

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Amazon's New Offices Will Contain Literal Jungle - Gizmodo

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:04

Gizmodo

Amazon's New Offices Will Contain Literal Jungle
Gizmodo
Employee perks at some companies include watery coffee all day and maybe a ping-pong table. Employee perks at Amazon will soon include treehouses where engineers commune with nature to refresh their minds and meet in rooms with walls crawling with ...

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Veteran wants to correct spelling error literally set in stone - The Decatur Daily

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 08:26

The Decatur Daily

Veteran wants to correct spelling error literally set in stone
The Decatur Daily
The spelling error is literally set in stone, but Ferguson said he believes it can be corrected without replacing the monument and that any missing names can be added with the placement of a smaller stone at its base. “There's a gentleman that does that.

John Cimon Warburg's Autochromes - Mashable

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 18:08

Mashable

John Cimon Warburg's Autochromes
Mashable
Born into a wealthy family, John Cimon Warburg's chronic asthma made it difficult for him to work a full-time job. Instead, he chose to devote his time and money entirely to the study and practice of photography. He was particularly interested in ...

Obama-Backed Solar Plant Literally Incinerates Itself - The Libertarian Republic

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 17:39

The Libertarian Republic

Obama-Backed Solar Plant Literally Incinerates Itself
The Libertarian Republic
A fire at the plant Thursday morning, which may have been caused by “misaligned” mirrors used to reflect sunlight at boiler towers, broke out in the facilities interior — literally scorching parts of the plant. NRG Energy, the company operating the ...

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Louis van Gaal says his Manchester United players have their eyes quite literally on Wembley Stadium in a bid to ... - ManUtd.com

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 11:26

ManUtd.com

Louis van Gaal says his Manchester United players have their eyes quite literally on Wembley Stadium in a bid to ...
ManUtd.com
The Reds boss decided that he and his players would stay within a stone's throw of the national stadium, just as they did for the semi-final, in order to focus their minds on the showpiece event. Van Gaal recalled a similar story when he was manager of ...

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When an employee takes up ownership, literally! - YourStory.com

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 09:46

YourStory.com

When an employee takes up ownership, literally!
YourStory.com
The buyout of a firm or even a brand by existing employees of a firm would surely rank as one of the rarest of occasions in corporate India, or most markets around the world, in fact. So when a journalist buys out his employer to run the company on his ...

Danica Patrick hangs out -- literally -- with contest winner from Elgin - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 21:11

Chicago Tribune

Danica Patrick hangs out -- literally -- with contest winner from Elgin
Chicago Tribune
Danica Patrick hangs out -- literally -- with contest winner from Elgin. Danica Patrick goes rock climbing with contest winners. The NASCAR driver goes rock climbing and ziplining with an Elgin woman and another contest winner. (Scott Hunter/NASCAR).

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Google Wants Pedestrians Hit By Self-Driving Cars to Stick Around… Literally - TIME

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:42

TIME

Google Wants Pedestrians Hit By Self-Driving Cars to Stick Around… Literally
TIME
Google's self-driving vehicles could one day be fitted with a form of adhesive coating on their bonnets to reduce injuries in collisions with pedestrians. The tech giant received a patent Tuesday for a kind of human flypaper that would sit beneath an ...
Google wants to literally glue you to its autonomous vehicles in new patentNeowin

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Shannon Briggs literally goes full HULK at weigh-in ahead of heavyweight bout - incredible scenes - Mirror.co.uk

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:13

Mirror.co.uk

Shannon Briggs literally goes full HULK at weigh-in ahead of heavyweight bout - incredible scenes
Mirror.co.uk
We could probably end the article there because everything you need to know about this man is right in that video above. But that would be inappropriate. Mr Briggs has one heck of a personality; we don't think we've ever seen someone with so much ...
Photos/Videos: David Haye, Gjergjaj, Shannon Briggs WeighinBoxingScene.com

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Literal dressing: The Duchess of Cambridge goes nautical to open a sailing education centre - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:28

Telegraph.co.uk

Literal dressing: The Duchess of Cambridge goes nautical to open a sailing education centre
Telegraph.co.uk
With the world's eyes on her for every event, it can't be easy for The Duchess of Cambridge to decide what to wear. So it must be helpful when the theme of the day provides inspiration. Today, the Duchess was in Portsmouth to open the 1851 Trust's Tech ...

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There Is Now Vodka Literally Made From San Francisco Fog - TIME

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:01

TIME

There Is Now Vodka Literally Made From San Francisco Fog
TIME
Vodka can be made from almost anything and often is. There's potato-based vodka. Wheat-based vodka. Grape-based vodka. There's even vodka made from milk and honey. But Bay Area-based Hangar 1 distillery has taken this potable art to a level of ...

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Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Needs An Assist. Literally. - Fortune

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 23:38

Fortune

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Needs An Assist. Literally.
Fortune
Your chance to work at one of Silicon Valley's most…. uhhh… challenging companies. Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of embattled blood-testing company Theranos, needs a lot of help right now. And that apparently includes a new executive assistant.

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