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NASA Launches GOES-R Weather Satellite

20Nov

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, Nov 19 – A U.S. weather satellite that will “revolutionize” forecasting blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and other storms over the Western Hemisphere. A detailed stream of images provided by the satellite is expected to sharpen weather forecasts, provide more advanced warning of floods and better tracking of wildfires, plumes and volcanic ash clouds.

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By Adelyn Zhou Every entrepreneur can likely relate: You wake up each morning to hundreds of unread emails, stare at a to-do list that never seems to die, and schedule meetings on a fully-booked calendar two months out. With a workload like this, every minute is essential. That’s why I constantly invest time in finding ways to automate the more mundane aspects of work

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Six years ago, Jackie came back from a visit to her friend in Warsaw with the recipe for one of the great simple dumplings: leniwe pierogi, or lazy pierogi. They’re lazy (or the cook is) because, first, there’s no filling, just dough (a delicious cheese-based one at that); and, secondly, because they take just a few minutes to make. They can be eaten by themselves with butter and optional fried breadcrumbs, as a dessert, with butter and sugar, or even as a side dish with braised meat – not traditional, but delicious.

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It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be.

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Regina Spektor has a knack for turning simple chord progressions into ethereal expressions of joy, longing and sadness – sometimes all three in the same breadth. Her intonation alternates between whimsy and passion. This was all on display at her recent Town Hall show when she took the stage with a string quartet plus bass and drums.

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After we turn 50, we all start to worry about cardiovascular disease and what to do about it. We might also fret about dementia and whether we will get Alzheimer’s — and arthritis is an ailment we prefer to do without. The inability to sleep, loss of energy, fatigue, anxiety, and depression might rear their ugly heads as well.

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Aisle View: Life Harvest

25Oct

Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons, two of New York’s prime non-profits with well-earned reputations for quality plus numerous award-winners between them, both have intimate houses upstairs with small-for-off-Broadway capacities (under 130 seats). The Claire Tow (LCT3) and Peter Jay Sharp (PH) Theaters are often used for adventurous-but-chancy fare, with successful productions subsequently transferred to the mainstage or simply skipping to Broadway. Since both organizations have chosen to open their newest offerings tonight, we have no option but to place them in the very same review.

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Amy Schumer  poked fun at Florida fans who walked out of her performance earlier this week after the comedian lashed out at Donald Trump onstage.  “I’ve written an open letter to Tampa and I’d like to read it tonight,” Schumer said during an NYC show at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, via People .

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Tim Burton graces us with his latest fantastic film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children based on the novel by Ransom Riggs. The story features a young man, Jacob finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time. The danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

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The Huffington Post on Monday released its presidential forecast model , which uses polling data to project who’s likely to win the election. (Spoiler: It’s Hillary Clinton .) But we didn’t include some things that many people think will determine who will become the next president. Here are the top 10 with our reasons for ignoring them: 10.  Yard sign counts : Also known as the “Peggy Noonan adjustment,” yard sign counts are easily quantified but often not reliable

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Fit to Lead

24May

Over the past year, I’ve been making both macro- and micro-changes to improve the way I work and the way I live. Recommitting to sleep and disconnecting from my devices are two very important adjustments that have changed my life for the better. More..

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The most beautiful hotels in Wales

13May

To some extent beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to hotels so much is down to personal preference. Whatever your personal preference however, these are the hotels in Wales that really do have that extra je ne sais quoi when it comes to beautiful locations, design and ambience. Here’s five of the Good Hotel Guide’s most beautiful hotels in Wales ..

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Sometimes it takes an innocent comment from a child to make us recognize our own behavior. As parents, we’re juggling so much that it’s easy to get stressed out and lose perspective. This happened recently during what I call the Crazy Period — the time between when school gets out and bedtime.

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For a lot of republicans, documentarian and activist Michael Moore is the worst, most dishonest, and most dangerous filmmaker ever. But when looking at his filmography, no one can dispute his track record for shining a light on issues several years before they’re noticed by the corporate media or adopted by politicians. With his first film, 1989’s Roger & Me , Moore showed the devastating effects of offshoring and corporate callousness on his hometown of Flint, Michigan

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Theater: Almost "Paradise;" Awkward "Affair"

01Feb

THE GRAND PARADISE *** out of **** OUR MOTHER’S BRIEF AFFAIR * 1/2 out of **** THE GRAND PARADISE *** out of **** THE GRAND PARADISE IN BROOKLYN Great art is usually immersive. If I open a novel by Charles Dickens, I can soon forget my surroundings entirely. A transporting album like Pink Moon by Nick Drake creates its own dusky, late night reality

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So your job leaves you feeling like you’ve been in a marathon you didn’t sign up for, eh?

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Louisa Whitehead-Payne, High50 ‘s dating columnist, has settled upon a new boyfriend. The ‘Delightful Dick’ is living up to his name and she enjoyed his charming company over a weekend at a swanky country hotel, despite his ex popping up in the middle of it. After a couple of Saturday nights in London, we are spending a quiet weekend at my home

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Learning how to cook can be intimidating — there’s a lot to know and a whole lot you can mess up. But if you’ve resolved to put down those takeout menus and be done with the store-bought freezer meals, we’re here to help — with hacks.

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Among the hundreds wounded in Friday’s massacre at a concert hall in Paris, one survivor recalled the moment he was shot in the crowd before being pulled to safety by a stranger, one of several he says stayed around to help.  The American band Eagles of Death Metal was about halfway through their set when 24-year-old Gauthier says the crowd heard the first explosions. “My first reaction is, ‘This is part of the show.’ Then I saw people begin to fall down,” he said in a video for  The New York Times , showing his bloodied T-shirt and bandaged arm. It was a sold-out show at the Bataclan, leaving little room for escape. Gauthier says a bullet pierced his left elbow and knocked him to the ground.  “And that was when I saw the three of them,” he said of the moment he caught sight of the attackers for the first time

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Gratitude. It’s everywhere these days. We’ve graduated from “count your blessings” to millions of research dollars being funded to understand this little attitude.

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Do You Have Stress or Does Stress Have You?

01Nov

Imagine you are trying to squeeze some toothpaste out of a tube but you have forgotten to take the top off. What happens? Deb actually did this in one of her most unaware moments and the toothpaste soon found another way out — through the bottom of the tube and all over her

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3 Surprising Ways to Feel Less Busy

30Oct

Busyness stinks. Although people tell me all the time they like feeling busy — perhaps because it makes them feel important and significant — I’m not buying it

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7 Days to Simpler Living

28Oct

Life can be complicated, confusing and chaotic, but it doesn’t have to be. I live my life simply. I collect what I need and discard what I don’t

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Public Speaking: The Horror

23Oct

According to a Chapman University survey on American fears, our top phobias are public speaking, heights, and bugs.

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6 Pieces of Game-Changing Advice for New Moms

14Oct

Congratulations on being a new mom! Isn’t it a cherished miracle? And yet the most harrowing and painstaking thing you’ve ever done? Aren’t you more tired and overwhelmed than you ever thought possible while simultaneously feeling convinced your heart will explode from the crazy love?

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This week, from the Wynn Las Vegas Casino Hotel, CNN will televise the first Democratic debate of the primary season. The news channel’s guru, Jeff Zucker, has a problem here: Unlike the fractious, bumptious, eminently televisable Republican mess that garnered huge ratings for the network, the Democratic debate features two front-runners who won’t fight one another, along with a handful of little-known candidates whose first priority is make the sort of generically good impression that could propel them to the mid-single digits in the polls.

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If you are like me (and most women around my age), the memory of Carrie Bradshaw giving up her entire life to move to Paris with Aleksandr is a bittersweet one. I was so hopeful when she first arrived in that beautiful hotel in the city of lights to start a new life with Mikhail Baryshnikov. As I’m sure Carrie was, too.

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Good people of Weird News. What you see here is purportedly a full-service, automatic hair-washing machine, made in China.  If you take Imaginechina’s word for it , the contraption “received a national patent after experimenting for 16 years and breaking 18 motorcycle helmets.”  Don’t worry, that’s what helmets are for

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How to Holiday With Teenagers

11Sep

“Whaaa?”…

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5 Ways to Empower Young People

10Sep

Do you remember as a child being asked the age old question: What do you want to be when you grow up? I can remember the answer changing every time someone would ask me. I wanted to be a Marine Biologist, a Inventor or a Producer.

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It just keeps coming. Season after season of show after show. TV may be in a golden age but it’s starting to feel a little overwhelming.

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Remind yourself that vacation is within reach, even as you stretch your budget for back to school supplies. But before tossing the baby out with the bath water, please grant me the benefit of the doubt — at least until the end of this article — and let me offer you, if you’ll accept, a quick read.

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Cherry Clafoutis (with Roasted Grapes) I love summer fruit and have been busy making cobblers with peaches and nectarines these past few weeks. I steer away from pies this time of year, since they require too much pressing and pinching. I like making desserts that at least seem and sound easy.

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Another week has gone by, and Donald Trump remains the Republican frontrunner in the presidential nomination race. We’ve noticed that all the inside-the-Beltway pundits who so confidently predicted Trump’s imminent and inevitable downfall are now slowly starting to revisit their predictions.

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By: Joe Oliveto Credit: iStock/franckreporter Modern life has ensured we no longer need to worry about wild animals, starvation, and that lunatic tribe two caves down, but it’s also unloaded a metric butt-ton of new stresses on us. Stresses much more complicated than just “don’t die.” Our basic needs are all set, but now we’re expected to be fitter, happier, and strive to be more productive than ever. A better life isn’t a destination, it’s a daily process, and it’s easier than you think

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Root Beer Float Ice Cream

15Ago

Sometimes referred to as a “black cow,”root beer floats are one of the quintessential drinks of summer. Creamy vanilla ice cream surrounded by aromatic and effervescent root beer, this combination is hard to beat. Satisfyingly sweet and refreshingly smooth, root beer floats offer a brief and blissful respite from the sweltering heat of summer.

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Every summer when the beach beckons, most of us head out with visions of building the most enchanted, magnificent sand castle in all the land. A castle with turrets, spiral stairs, princess balconies and owl aviaries. A corner office for Hagrid, a library for Hermione.

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Friday Talking Points — The Debate Debate

01Ago

In normal years, this would be the official kickoff to the political Silly Season — the dog days of August when Congress scarpers off for five or six weeks to have fun in the sun at taxpayer expense, and the political chattering classes have so little material to work with that they pick one silly issue and just absolutely obsess over it. This year, however, is not normal, as instead we’re right at the kickoff of Presidential Debate Season, and the votes are already in — the silly subject we’re all going to obsess over this year is named Donald Trump. Whether this obsession takes the form of crushing depression (headline: ” A GOP Led By Donald Trump Will Fail, And Deserve It “) or unconcealed glee (headline: ” Christmas Comes Early This Year — Anticipating The Gift Of A Trump-Fueled GOP Debate “) depends, of course, on the viewpoint of the pundit.

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WASHINGTON — Two black women died in jail cells last week. Authorities in Texas claim Sandra Bland, 28, took her own life on July 13, days after being jailed on charges stemming from a traffic stop — for failing to signal when changing lanes.

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Donna Lynne Champlin, From Broadway to the CW

16Jul

I met Donna Lynne Champlin in 2002 and I’ve seen basically everything she has done in New York since, which means I have seen her in an enormous amount of things. From starring as a young Carol Burnett in a Broadway play to portraying Jane Austen in a festival musical, she has done a lot. I swear if I ever have a giant party for any life event, I am going to beg her to sing “The Air is Free” from The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man

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Till Death Do Us Part

09Jul

Many people fret about what will happen to them after they die. Will they find themselves rejoicing in heaven, repenting in hell, or will their bodies simply decompose

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If you are a stepparent, especially a stepmother with a stepdaughter, then I probably don’t need to describe blended family tension to you.

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(Adds more details from protests in Manhattan, elsewhere; background on policeman cleared in Eric Garner death) By Robert MacMillan, Andrew Chung and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Protesters in New York and other cities rallied for a third night on Friday denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities, even as prosecutors said they would consider charges against an officer in the fatal shooting of a unarmed black man in November. The slaying of Akai Gurley, 28, gunned down in a dimly lit stairwell in the New York borough of Brooklyn, was the latest in a string of lethal police actions feeding U.S. public outrage over what many perceive as racially based violence by law enforcement

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*** WARNING: Contains spoilers! Please do not read on unless you’ve seen Episode 5 of ” American Horror Story: Freak Show ,” titled “Pink Cupcakes.” Or if you don’t mind spoilers, go right ahead! *** Too many fake-outs.

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Every five minutes, a child is killed by violence, a new report by Unicef UK said. A majority of these deaths occur outside of war zones. The report, published this week by the UK branch of the United Nations children’s agency, said that violence kills more than 340 people under the age of 20 every day around the globe.

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You can pinpoint the exact moment in Marvel’s  Guardians of the Galaxy that actor Chris Pratt, best known until now as an affable supporting player in films such as Delivery Man , Moneyball , and TV’s Parks and Recreation , morphs into a genuine movie star.

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Filed under: Fútbol , Fútbol Mexicano México.- El silbante Erim Ramírez se encargó de corregir los errores de la ofensiva de América, al regalarle un penal que significó el empate 1-1 con Toluca, en intenso partido correspondiente a la fecha dos del Torneo Clausura 2012 del futbol mexicano . El uruguayo Iván Alonso adelantó a los mexiquenses, al minuto 56 y el argentino naturalizado mexicano Vicente Matías Vuoso logró la igualada desde el manchón penal al 85. Con este resultado, los de Coapa sumaron cuatro puntos, los mismos que Toluca

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