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Guardian Unlimited
Choosing a soccer club based on your college football team – a primerEuropean soccer share a few key traits. Both showcase elaborate pageantry, fero
Choosing a soccer club based on your college football team – a primer
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 minutes ago
European soccer share a few key traits. Both showcase elaborate pageantry, ferocious rivalries, remarkable tradition and the tribal passions of zealous fan bases across small towns and large cities. But even if you didn’t graduate from a big-time... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hailey Baldwin shows off her taut tummy as she stars in photo shootHailey Baldwin shows off her toned arms and taut tummy in workout gear as she s
Hailey Baldwin shows off her taut tummy as she stars in photo shoot
Daily Mail / Posted 53 minutes ago
Hailey Baldwin shows off her toned arms and taut tummy in workout gear as she stars in EXPRESS modelling shoot There are not many people who can turn a sidewalk into a catwalk. But Hailey Baldwin certainly succeeded in doing just that after she was... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -product endorser Piolo Pascual and his son Iñigo will lead Filipinos on a natio
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted an hour ago
product endorser Piolo Pascual and his son Iñigo will lead Filipinos on a nationwide campaign to define and pursue their financial freedom under Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc.’s movement dubbed “#LiveFreePH Movement.” The Sun Life... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Thomas: Feeling effects of tragedy in RoanokeThe murders of 24-year-old Alison Parker and her 27-year-old cameraman, Adam Wa
Thomas: Feeling effects of tragedy in Roanoke
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
The murders of 24-year-old Alison Parker and her 27-year-old cameraman, Adam Ward, by a deranged and disgruntled man whose shoulder chip was as big as a boulder took me back to my early days in the business. At Alison’s age, I was working as an Army... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishers Connor Franta is part of a generation of YouTube stars giving a boost to the
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishers
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
Connor Franta is part of a generation of YouTube stars giving a boost to the book publishing industry. FILE: More than a million books, both physical and digital, by online stars have... Read more
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Reuters
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishersANGELES Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented"
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishers
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
ANGELES Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented" made Connor Franta a star on YouTube. More than nine million watched "Coming Out," in which the introspective 22-year-old told his young fan base that he was gay. When... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishersANGELES Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented"
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishers
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 hours ago
ANGELES Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented" made Connor Franta a star on YouTube. More than nine million watched "Coming Out," in which the introspective 22-year-old told his young fan base that he was gay. When... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Thomas: This tragedy in Roanoke was jarringThe horrible murder of two journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more th
Thomas: This tragedy in Roanoke was jarring
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
The horrible murder of two journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to compartmentalize. As a local TV reporter, I saw bodies from plane crashes and victims of mass murder. I covered... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Letters to the editorBy Peter Miller Martinsburg: Of all West Virginia counties, Berkeley has the
Letters to the editor
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
By Peter Miller Martinsburg: Of all West Virginia counties, Berkeley has the second highest cost of living. (Jefferson is first, Morgan fourth.) Martinsburg is fastly becoming a "bedroom community." D.C.-Baltimore area residents, with high-paying... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 EditionYour education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U: September 2015 Edition
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly updating guide to improving your life with... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
I get emailI often get requests from students to answer questions about biology — typicall
I get email
ScienceBlogs / Posted 17 hours ago
I often get requests from students to answer questions about biology — typically, they’ve been told to write to a scientist and get a response, and somehow they’ve picked me. I try to answer them, but due to the number of requests, I usually only... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Fall movie preview: highlights of a season big on pageantryAlongside the seasonal biopics, true-life tales and period dramas that will sur
Fall movie preview: highlights of a season big on pageantry
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Alongside the seasonal biopics, true-life tales and period dramas that will surely contend for Oscars, some of the biggest franchises around are set to add a whiff of popcorn to awards season. James Bond returns in “Spectre” (Nov. 6), “The Hunger... Read more
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The Auto Channel
2015 FORD C-MAX REVIEWHEELS ON WHEELS: HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau Th
2015 FORD C-MAX REVIEW
The Auto Channel / Posted 18 hours ago
HEELS ON WHEELS: HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE C-MAX VEHICLE The five-passenger Ford C-MAX hatchback combines small-crossover style with great fuel economy from a... Read more
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ESPN FC
Toni Kroos: Premier League money will not see English clubs dominate EuropeESPN FC's Alexis Nunes breaks down the most notable signings of the Premier Lea
Toni Kroos: Premier League money will not see English clubs dominate Europe
ESPN FC / Posted 20 hours ago
ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes breaks down the most notable signings of the Premier League during the 2015 summer transfer window, when the 20 clubs spent a record £870 million. Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says he is glad the madness of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishersANGELES: Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented"
Young and quirky YouTube stars lift traditional book publishers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
ANGELES: Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented" made Connor Franta a star on YouTube. More than nine million watched "Coming Out," in which the introspective 22-year-old told his young fan base that he was gay. When... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
Juventus Club Focus: Hernanes will prove doubters wrongJuventus coach Massimiliano Allegri publicly declared a specific interest in th
Juventus Club Focus: Hernanes will prove doubters wrong
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 21 hours ago
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri publicly declared a specific interest in the signing of a trequartista – or advanced playmaker – earlier this summer. Shorn of such world-class talent, Bianconeri sporting director Giuseppe Marotta immediately... Read more
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The Hindu
A new edifice for reservations schemeIt is time we address the challenge of reservations honestly, fairly and innova
A new edifice for reservations scheme
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
It is time we address the challenge of reservations honestly, fairly and innovatively by creating opportunities for all disadvantaged children. Along with improving school education outcomes, a more rational model of reservation based on equity and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Hollywood is having a great summer at the box officeHollywood is on track to post one of its strongest summers ever at the box offi
Hollywood is having a great summer at the box office
Houston Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
Hollywood is on track to post one of its strongest summers ever at the box office, and a big part of that has been its success in bringing in the young adults who remain the most frequent moviegoers - despite all the hand-wringing that younger people... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Six amazing sights that look even better from the International Space StationThe astronauts on the International Space Station(ISS) are among the lucky few
Six amazing sights that look even better from the International Space Station
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The astronauts on the International Space Station(ISS) are among the lucky few who will have this humbling, once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing the beauty of Earth from space. The ISS doesn’t just offer spectacular and countless views of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Eve takes over as Rangers head coachSt Ann’s Rangers have acquired the services of Angus Eve who will take charge o
Eve takes over as Rangers head coach
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
St Ann’s Rangers have acquired the services of Angus Eve who will take charge of the club’s Pro League outfit for the upcoming 2015/2016 season. Rangers, rock-bottom finishers in the last two seasons, are coming off their worst ever campaign with... Read more
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Squawka
Only One Team Trumps C.Palace - Ranking PL's Transfer Business 20-1As the dust settles on another high-spending summer of signings in the English
Only One Team Trumps C.Palace - Ranking PL's Transfer Business 20-1
Squawka / Posted yesterday
As the dust settles on another high-spending summer of signings in the English Premier League, it’s time to take stock of how the business of each of the division’s 20 club could come to affect their prospects in the battles for the title,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Contingent and the UncertainThe study of human history, which is but an undistinguishable blip in the histo
The Contingent and the Uncertain
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The study of human history, which is but an undistinguishable blip in the history of the universe, also reveals the power of the contingent. Despite Marxists' assertions of historical determinism, there is absolutely nothing predetermined about... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Concussion: NFL legal issues didn't 'compromise integrity' of biopic says directorThe director of true life drama Concussion, starring Will Smith as a doctor who
Concussion: NFL legal issues didn't 'compromise integrity' of biopic says director
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The director of true life drama Concussion, starring Will Smith as a doctor who uncovered a dangerous brain condition which can affect American football players, has denied claims the film toned down its attacks on the US National Football League... Read more
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Hospitality Net
The inaugural Young Hospitality Professionals Summit (YHPS) - Creating The Future Stars Of hospitality In ChinaEvent launches in Shanghai on November 6-7 – a platform for leaders of the futu
The inaugural Young Hospitality Professionals Summit (YHPS) - Creating The Future Stars Of hospitality In China
Hospitality Net / Posted yesterday
Event launches in Shanghai on November 6-7 – a platform for leaders of the future hospitality Shanghai, China, August 2015 – The inaugural... Read more
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Food Business Review
Chocolatiers add white and milk varieties to its superfood-packed dark chocolate(www.doisyanddam.com) create innovative chocolate bars with three key elements:
Chocolatiers add white and milk varieties to its superfood-packed dark chocolate
Food Business Review / Posted yesterday
(www.doisyanddam.com) create innovative chocolate bars with three key elements: taste, texture and nutrition, heightened by the addition of superfoods. The brand is to launch five new varieties of the finest white and milk chocolate to their Great... Read more
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Times of Malta
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breakerGame of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breaker
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Game of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama simulcast. This comes after episode two of season five was broadcast in 173 countries simultaneously. Actress Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark in the show, picked... Read more
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ESPN FC
Japan's veterans find harmony to sound Asian Cup warningAustralia in Osaka. After indifferent performances with experimental teams, Ja
Japan's veterans find harmony to sound Asian Cup warning
ESPN FC / Posted yesterday
Australia in Osaka. After indifferent performances with experimental teams, Japan boss Javier Aguirre decided to get the band back together last Tuesday. A lineup that wouldn't have been out of place at the 2011 Asian Cup final against... Read more
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ESPN FC
Cristiano Ronaldo needs more scoring help from Bale, Benzema this seasonNobody would be naïve enough to suggest Real Madrid will struggle on the goal f
Cristiano Ronaldo needs more scoring help from Bale, Benzema this season
ESPN FC / Posted yesterday
Nobody would be naïve enough to suggest Real Madrid will struggle on the goal front this season after back-to-back friendly matches without finding the back of the net. However, some concerns have been raised regarding the lack of depth in the... Read more
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The Irish Times
The cobwebs are blown off the English curriculum A revamped list of texts has been brought in at secondary level. But is it too
The cobwebs are blown off the English curriculum
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
A revamped list of texts has been brought in at secondary level. But is it too modern? Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby film. F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is an option on the 2017 single text list... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Moore Supervisors deem 250th celebration a successThe Moore Township Board of Supervisors reviewed the municipality's 250th anniv
Moore Supervisors deem 250th celebration a success
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
The Moore Township Board of Supervisors reviewed the municipality's 250th anniversary two-day celebration Tuesday evening. According to officials, the event, held last Saturday and Sunday, was a total success. "The 250th anniversary cost the... Read more
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iol.co.za
New Orleans: Where you can let goNew Orleans - Plenty of American cities pride themselves on their fine food and
New Orleans: Where you can let go
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
New Orleans - Plenty of American cities pride themselves on their fine food and drink. None of them relish where they've been and what they have as much as New Orleans, a city founded by the French, ruled for 40 years by the Spanish — and nearly... Read more
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News.com.au
Apple’s new iPod Touch could be its last but it’s worth a listen:WHEN the iPod Touch first appeared in September 2007, Fergie topped the music c
Apple’s new iPod Touch could be its last but it’s worth a listen:
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
WHEN the iPod Touch first appeared in September 2007, Fergie topped the music charts, John Howard ruled Australia, and the final Harry Potter novel was becoming the top-selling book of the year. Touchscreen devices were also fresh and the iPod Touch... Read more
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Daily Mail
World's most powerful digital camera: 3.2 GIGAPIXEL space telescopemachine will be mounted on space telescope and would fill 1500 HD TV screens wi
World's most powerful digital camera: 3.2 GIGAPIXEL space telescope
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
machine will be mounted on space telescope and would fill 1500 HD TV screens with a single snap Will form heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) 3.2-gigapixel camera will be the size of a small car and weigh 3 tons Would take... Read more
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The Hindu
A new edifice for reservations schemeIt is time we address the challenge of reservations honestly, fairly and innova
A new edifice for reservations scheme
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
It is time we address the challenge of reservations honestly, fairly and innovatively by creating opportunities for all disadvantaged children. Along with improving school education outcomes, a more rational model of reservation based on equity and... Read more
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Suburban
It is possible to achieve healthy fitness at any ageThe way you age is determined by more than just your DNA.Whether you’re blowing
It is possible to achieve healthy fitness at any age
Suburban / Posted yesterday
The way you age is determined by more than just your DNA.Whether you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake or planning a big 5-0 bash, physicians, scientists, nutritionists and fitness pros all agree that exercise is the closest thing... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The art of Burning Man: skeletons, temples and flaming TetrisBurning Man is not the typical place people would go to view art in the “defaul
The art of Burning Man: skeletons, temples and flaming Tetris
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Burning Man is not the typical place people would go to view art in the “default world” (the term “Burners” have for the “muggle world” those of you who are not here in Black Rock City inhabit). It’s extremely hard to get here – far less accessible... Read more
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ESPN
#NFLRANK: The top 100 playersThis is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on grea
#NFLRANK: The top 100 players
ESPN / Posted yesterday
This is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on greatness. That's what you see below: the top 100 players in the NFL in 2015, based on how good they are -- not what positions they play or how many endorsements they have. It... Read more
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Squawka
FIFA 16 Player Ratings: 40-31Premier League By Pete Sharland at 17:00 on September 1, 2015 EA Sports are
FIFA 16 Player Ratings: 40-31
Squawka / Posted yesterday
Premier League By Pete Sharland at 17:00 on September 1, 2015 EA Sports are continuing their countdown from 50 in the FIFA 16 Player Ratings and today they are covering 40-31 with two Manchester United stars in... Read more
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Gamasutra
Play FIFA 16 before release at Legends of Gaming LiveLondon, 1st September 2015: Endemol Beyond has the pleasure of announcing that
Play FIFA 16 before release at Legends of Gaming Live
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
London, 1st September 2015: Endemol Beyond has the pleasure of announcing that EA SPORTS™ FIFA 16 will be playable at Legends of Gaming Live, before its highly anticipated release on September 24 th. Gamers will be able to get their hands on the... Read more
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Miami New Times
Aaron Davidson's Stunning Soccer Bribery Case Could Clean Up FIFA's CorruptionPelting rain has glued red-and-yellow-striped jerseys onto the soaked bodies of
Aaron Davidson's Stunning Soccer Bribery Case Could Clean Up FIFA's Corruption
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
Pelting rain has glued red-and-yellow-striped jerseys onto the soaked bodies of 6,000 fans scattered around Lockhart Stadium's metal bleachers. The waterlogged pitch looks more like a World War I battle site than a soccer field, but the true... Read more
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Washington Post
Veterans: Federal offices can be bad fits for usVeterans who’ve joined the government find it’s just too bureaucratic. They bri
Veterans: Federal offices can be bad fits for us
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Veterans who’ve joined the government find it’s just too bureaucratic. They bristle at the resentment they feel from colleagues who know they went to the head of the hiring queue. They acknowledge that they don’t always fit in: Just below the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Up to speed: Why are Jamaicans so fast?The American essayist John Jeremiah Sullivan once wondered what made Jamaican m
Up to speed: Why are Jamaicans so fast?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The American essayist John Jeremiah Sullivan once wondered what made Jamaican music so special. How on earth, he asked, had this small Caribbean island spawned so many global stars and more recorded music per head than anywhere else on the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breaker Game of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV dram
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breaker
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Game of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama simulcast. This comes after episode two of season five was broadcast in 173 countries simultaneously. Actress Maisie Williams,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Six amazing sights that look even better from the International Space StationImagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in
Six amazing sights that look even better from the International Space Station
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are among the lucky few who will have this humbling,... Read more
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The Register
All pixels go: world's biggest camera gets final sign-offHaving won its final funding approval during 2014, the Large Synoptic Survey Te
All pixels go: world's biggest camera gets final sign-off
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
Having won its final funding approval during 2014, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope has now been given Department of Energy approval to start construction. The 3.2 gigapixel camera is to be built at the DoE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The WorldLast week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual S
'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The World
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Last week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual Star Ratings report. Airlines that received two stars or less were found to be below average in multiple categories and generally sucky across the board. But how bad are... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Temple Game Notes13November 15, 2014 - Beaver Stadium Penn State used complementary football wit
Temple Game Notes
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 2 days ago
13November 15, 2014 - Beaver Stadium Penn State used complementary football with a stellar performances on both sides of the ball to post a 30-13 win over Temple to become bowl eligible for the first time since the 2011 season. The Nittany Lions... Read more
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The Washington Times
CAL THOMAS: Tragedy in RoanokeThe horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me m
CAL THOMAS: Tragedy in Roanoke
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to compartmentalize. As a local TV reporter, I saw bodies from plane crashes and victims of mass murder. I... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breakerGame of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breaker
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Game of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama simulcast. This comes after episode two of season five was broadcast in 173 countries simultaneously. Actress Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark in the show, picked... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breakerGame of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama
Game of Thrones hailed a record-breaker
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Game of Thrones has made the Guinness Book of Records for the largest TV drama simulcast. This comes after episode two of season five was broadcast in 173 countries simultaneously. “So pleased for Game of Thrones to be a part of Guinness World... Read more
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