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News.com.au
What went wrong at Channel 9The Block contestants have the job of reviving an old soap factory in Port Melb
What went wrong at Channel 9
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
The Block contestants have the job of reviving an old soap factory in Port Melbourne and Channel Nine’s ratings. THINGS haven’t gone according to the script for Channel 9 this year. On screen, their big early ratings hopes like Australia's Got... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Grozny Tourist Bureau, a short story by Anthony MarraThe oilmen have arrived from Beijing for a ceremonial signing over of drilling
The Grozny Tourist Bureau, a short story by Anthony Marra
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
The oilmen have arrived from Beijing for a ceremonial signing over of drilling rights. “It’s a holiday for them,” their translator told me, last night, at the Grozny Eternity Hotel, which is both the only five-star hotel and the only hotel in the... Read more
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CNET
Appliance Science: How Alexa learns about youIn my last column, I looked at how Amazon's Echo device and the Alexa voice ser
Appliance Science: How Alexa learns about you
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
In my last column, I looked at how Amazon's Echo device and the Alexa voice service allows you to control things with your voice. You speak, it understands and obeys. Alexa is just part of a new wave of services that allow you to control things with... Read more
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heraldscotland
What you've all been waiting for: the secret recipe to the Great British Bake-Off's successWell, in a word, it is 'safe'. It’s nice. It’s comforting. It’s friendly and in
What you've all been waiting for: the secret recipe to the Great British Bake-Off's success
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
Well, in a word, it is 'safe'. It’s nice. It’s comforting. It’s friendly and inclusive - as Nadiya proved. It's easy. In world of a Brexit, Boris, Isis and Trump, it’s a retreat from the nasty realities of the world to a cosy, more innocent place... Read more
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The New Yorker
“The Gangsters”First, you had to settle the question of out. When did you get out? Asking this
“The Gangsters”
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
First, you had to settle the question of out. When did you get out? Asking this was like showing off, even though anyone you could ask had already received the same gift: the same sun wrapped in shiny paper, the same soft benevolent sky, the same... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Campaigning for Brexit and winning referendum vote is my top achievementTireless campaigning for Brexit in Yorkshire and helping win the EU referendum
Campaigning for Brexit and winning referendum vote is my top achievement
Wakefield Today / Posted 10 days ago
Tireless campaigning for Brexit in Yorkshire and helping win the EU referendum for Vote Leave is Andrea Jenkyns biggest triumph during her first year in office. The Conservative MP made the headlines when she ousted Labour’s Ed Balls from the Morley... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stepping out of Steve Jobs' shadow, Tim Cook champions the promise of AppleApple chief executive Tim Cook. Photo / Andrew Burton On a sleek white coffee
Stepping out of Steve Jobs' shadow, Tim Cook champions the promise of Apple
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Apple chief executive Tim Cook. Photo / Andrew Burton On a sleek white coffee table in Apple CEO Tim Cook's fourth-floor office in late July, beneath framed posters of Robert F. Kennedy, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson, a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Channel Nine’s massive failGot Talent finale are an unsurprising but concrete reminder Channel Nine launch
Channel Nine’s massive fail
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Got Talent finale are an unsurprising but concrete reminder Channel Nine launched its ratings year with a dud format, and should have known better. AGT went out with a whimper — 908,000 viewers across five cities tuned in to see 14-year-old... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Channel Nine’s massive failGot Talent finale are an unsurprising but concrete reminder Channel Nine launch
Channel Nine’s massive fail
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Got Talent finale are an unsurprising but concrete reminder Channel Nine launched its ratings year with a dud format, and should have known better. AGT went out with a whimper — 908,000 viewers across five cities tuned in to see 14-year-old... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ghost hunters investigate South Coast houseSet on a hill overlooking the northern residential area of Ulladulla, Springfie
Ghost hunters investigate South Coast house
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
Set on a hill overlooking the northern residential area of Ulladulla, Springfield House creaks and groans with so much history it could pass for an antique store. A team of ghost hunters has joined forces on the South Coast to delve into the... Read more
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Newsweek
The perils of the American education reform movementUpdated | Everyone wants to think her job is challenging, but Carmen Fariña’s i
The perils of the American education reform movement
Newsweek / Posted 14 days ago
Updated | Everyone wants to think her job is challenging, but Carmen Fariña’s is close to impossible: She is the chancellor of New York City’s Department of Education. There are 1.1 million students in the five boroughs, which is more than the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Richie is tickled pink about race dayall moony-eyed about ’60s counterculture, even though she wasn’t born until 198
Richie is tickled pink about race day
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
all moony-eyed about ’60s counterculture, even though she wasn’t born until 1981. This very morning, she was listening to The Velvet Underground in the car as she dropped her kids off at school. “And David Bowie,” she adds. “I’m hugely inspired... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Richie is tickled pink about race dayall moony-eyed about ’60s counterculture, even though she wasn’t born until 198
Richie is tickled pink about race day
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
all moony-eyed about ’60s counterculture, even though she wasn’t born until 1981. This very morning, she was listening to The Velvet Underground in the car as she dropped her kids off at school. “And David Bowie,” she adds. “I’m hugely inspired... Read more
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Billboard
Shazam-Based Musical Game Show Coming to FoxIn the wake of American Idol's end, Fox is adding a new musical entry to its un
Shazam-Based Musical Game Show Coming to Fox
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
In the wake of American Idol's end, Fox is adding a new musical entry to its unscripted slate. The network has picked up an interactive musical game show based on the Shazam app from Mark Burnett, Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden... Read more
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Philly.com
At Café Lutecia, Tuesday dinners capture the flavors of Basque-French tapas cultureFor the last 26 years, Café Lutecia has thrived by the light of day. Its blue-a
At Café Lutecia, Tuesday dinners capture the flavors of Basque-French tapas culture
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
For the last 26 years, Café Lutecia has thrived by the light of day. Its blue-awning-fringed corner has always been a beacon of toasty baguette morning rituals, homey French lunches sparked by Valérie Blum's secret vinegar, and the ultimate in tomato... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil rapper voices Latin housemaids' sufferingSAO PAULO - A Brazilian housemaid-turned-rapper has cast a spotlight on the suf
Brazil rapper voices Latin housemaids' suffering
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
SAO PAULO - A Brazilian housemaid-turned-rapper has cast a spotlight on the suffering of Latin America's millions of exploited domestic workers by chronicling the abuse they receive from their employers. Joyce Fernandes, a former Brazilian... Read more
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BC Local News
DeHart: CedarCreek Winery restaurant open for businessThis week’s column is dedicated to long-time Kelowna resident Marietta Lightbod
DeHart: CedarCreek Winery restaurant open for business
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
This week’s column is dedicated to long-time Kelowna resident Marietta Lightbody who passed away July 21. The Lightbodys have been involved in many local organizations, including having raised thousands of dollars for the KGH Foundation with their... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
DeHart: CedarCreek Winery restaurant open for businessThis week’s column is dedicated to long-time Kelowna resident Marietta Lightbod
DeHart: CedarCreek Winery restaurant open for business
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 22 days ago
This week’s column is dedicated to long-time Kelowna resident Marietta Lightbody who passed away July 21. The Lightbodys have been involved in many local organizations, including having raised thousands of dollars for the KGH Foundation with their... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘I’d be in a worse situation—or dead—if I weren’t here.’The school year hadn’t started yet, but Harrison found himself in the principal
‘I’d be in a worse situation—or dead—if I weren’t here.’
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
The school year hadn’t started yet, but Harrison found himself in the principal’s office, with his mother sitting at his side. He’d been called in for a meeting on a warm September afternoon just before beginning his senior year of high school. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand’s 12th Diversity Forum focused on the futureWednesday, 3 August 2016, 1:09 pmPress Release: Human Rights Commission – Huma
New Zealand’s 12th Diversity Forum focused on the future
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 1:09 pmPress Release: Human Rights Commission – Human Rights CommissionA former child soldier and refugee who... Read more
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The New Yorker
Love in TranslationI moved to Geneva to be with my husband, Olivier, who had moved there because h
Love in Translation
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
I moved to Geneva to be with my husband, Olivier, who had moved there because his job required him to. My restaurant French was just passable. Drugstore French was a stretch. IKEA French was pretty much out of the question, meaning that, since... Read more
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The Atlantic
What We're Reading This SummerThe Atlantic’s editors and writers share their recommendations for summer readi
What We're Reading This Summer
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
The Atlantic’s editors and writers share their recommendations for summer reading—new titles, old favorites, and others in between. In her first novel, Yaa Gyasi cleverly weaves the intergenerational tale of a family through a series of short, but... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Contradictions at the Kitchen Table: Sanders, Obama, and Clinton at the Democratic National ConventionThe “kitchen table” is a hoary political metaphor (“kitchen table issues”); it
Contradictions at the Kitchen Table: Sanders, Obama, and Clinton at the Democratic National Convention
Naked Capitalism / Posted 27 days ago
The “kitchen table” is a hoary political metaphor (“kitchen table issues”); it summons up a family, sitting round the kitchen table, looking at the wages that are coming in, and looking at the bills going out. In the days of pay envelopes, when... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
SFR's Best in Show: 2016 Best of Santa FeSo now you’ve seen the outcome of our hotly contested Readers Choice awards. Th
SFR's Best in Show: 2016 Best of Santa Fe
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
So now you’ve seen the outcome of our hotly contested Readers Choice awards. This might be the section you really wanted to read: Our team of writers fills in the gaps. You’ll probably never see any of these categories on our “real” ballot. We’ve... Read more
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Variety
Mike Birbiglia on ‘Don’t Think Twice,’ Envy, And Why Improv is Nicer Than Stand-Upto unravel when one of its members gets cast on a popular “Saturday Night Live”
Mike Birbiglia on ‘Don’t Think Twice,’ Envy, And Why Improv is Nicer Than Stand-Up
Variety / Posted a month ago
to unravel when one of its members gets cast on a popular “Saturday Night Live”-type program. It’s an opportunity for the stand-up comic to explore the nature of success, the fear of failure, and the way that people in their thirties began to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Michael Moore: 5 Reasons Why Trump Will WinAuthored by Michael Moore, I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave
Michael Moore: 5 Reasons Why Trump Will Win
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
Authored by Michael Moore, I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last summer when I told you that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president. And now I have even more awful, depressing news for you:... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Case Against the Media, by the MediaFor decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust t
The Case Against the Media, by the Media
New York Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
For decades, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking Americans if they trust their media. In 1974, the year Woodward and Bernstein brought an end to Richard Nixon’s presidency, 69 percent of them did. In a poll released last year, that number was at... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Five Reasons Why Trump Will WinI am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last sum
Five Reasons Why Trump Will Win
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last summer when I told you that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president. And now I have even more awful, depressing news for you: Donald J. Trump is going to... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hating HillaryWe’re sitting together at one end of a long mahogany table in the Map Room, on
Hating Hillary
The New Yorker / Posted 1 months ago
We’re sitting together at one end of a long mahogany table in the Map Room, on the ground level of the White House. A little awkwardly, the table is set up for twelve, with a White House notepad by each chair; it seems that nobody has been around to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The people who decide what you watchThe Voice, MKR, Offspring: Australia’s TV programmers decide what we watch | Da
The people who decide what you watch
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
The Voice, MKR, Offspring: Australia’s TV programmers decide what we watch | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Hits, misses and regrets of people who decide... Read more
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News.com.au
So who put this c**p on television?Promo for the short-lived Yasmin's Getting Married was axed after just four epi
So who put this c**p on television?
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
Promo for the short-lived Yasmin's Getting Married was axed after just four episodes. Courtesy: Network Ten Programming gold: Julie Goodwin (L) and Poh Ling Yeow react after Goodwin won the first series of MasterChef Australia. Supplied by Channel... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The people who decide what you watchTHEY’RE Australia’s TV gurus — the men and women who decide what we watch on co
The people who decide what you watch
Adelaide Now / Posted 1 months ago
THEY’RE Australia’s TV gurus — the men and women who decide what we watch on commercial free-to-air television. They’ve given us gems like Offspring, My Kitchen Rules and The Voice; dogs like Yasmin’s Getting Married and Ben Elton’s Live from Planet... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
City's Somali community embraces new child care standardsBy John Higgins, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - When Somali refugees bega
City's Somali community embraces new child care standards
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 1 months ago
By John Higgins, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - When Somali refugees began arriving in the Seattle area in the 1980s, many of the women created small businesses that tapped their culture's passion for raising children, and provided them a way... Read more
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Island Packet
City's Somali community embraces new child care standardsWhen Somali refugees began arriving in the Seattle area in the 1980s, many of t
City's Somali community embraces new child care standards
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
When Somali refugees began arriving in the Seattle area in the 1980s, many of the women created small businesses that tapped their culture's passion for raising children, and provided them a way to support their families in a new land far from the... Read more
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The Columbian
Press Talk: Where’s your ballot today?Lou Brancaccio is The Columbian's editor. You see it over there, right? On th
Press Talk: Where’s your ballot today?
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
Lou Brancaccio is The Columbian's editor. You see it over there, right? On the corner of the kitchen counter. It’s just sitting there. Piled with the junk mail. Like you really were thinking about buying those Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump chia... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The retro music Aussies loveMUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rollin
The retro music Aussies love
Adelaide Now / Posted 1 months ago
MUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones — multiple bands sharing one stage on one night to provide maximum bang for minimum buck. In 2016 the package tour is being embraced by new generations who are... Read more
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Perth Now
The retro music Aussies loveMUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rollin
The retro music Aussies love
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
MUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones — multiple bands sharing one stage on one night to provide maximum bang for minimum buck. In 2016 the package tour is being embraced by new generations who are... Read more
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Herald Sun
The retro music Aussies loveMUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rollin
The retro music Aussies love
Herald Sun / Posted 1 months ago
MUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones — multiple bands sharing one stage on one night to provide maximum bang for minimum buck. In 2016 the package tour is being embraced by new generations who are... Read more
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News.com.au
The retro music Aussies loveModern nostalgia: 20,000 Australians have paid to see the Vengaboys this year.
The retro music Aussies love
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
Modern nostalgia: 20,000 Australians have paid to see the Vengaboys this year. Why do we love package tours? MUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones — multiple bands sharing one stage on one night to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The retro music Aussies lovekeywords to search content on this website Package tours like Totally 80s are
The retro music Aussies love
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
keywords to search content on this website Package tours like Totally 80s are luring Australians away from Netflix and letting them relive their teenage years Cameron Adams, National music writer, News Corp Australia Network MUSICAL... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The retro music Aussies loveMUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rollin
The retro music Aussies love
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
MUSICAL package tours date back to the early days of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones — multiple bands sharing one stage on one night to provide maximum bang for minimum buck. In 2016 the package tour is being embraced by new generations who are... Read more
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