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Mashable
The Singapore elections expressed through the beauty of haikuset up to collect haiku submissions from people about the upcoming elections. S
The Singapore elections expressed through the beauty of haiku
Mashable / Posted an hour ago
set up to collect haiku submissions from people about the upcoming elections. Some are funny, some poignant and many take digs at the incumbent People's Action Party (PAP), which has held power since it won the 1959 election. (If you're not... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Prep teams back on grid for Week 2of teams kicked off last Friday - or Saturday due to the weather that hit Iowa
Prep teams back on grid for Week 2
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 hours ago
of teams kicked off last Friday - or Saturday due to the weather that hit Iowa and forced several postponements - Week 2 takes shape with several interesting games around northcentral Iowa. A handful of teams picked up wins, while others are... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Our week behind the lenseasy picking for birds, as hundreds of abalone and other shellfish washed onto
Our week behind the lens
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
easy picking for birds, as hundreds of abalone and other shellfish washed onto the Eurobodalla’s beaches. This picture was taken on Tuesday afternoon at Square Head, between Long Beach and Maloneys Beach. KIAMA: Jerrara Dam, as captured by the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
African Renaissance: Why we should reject the ideamore innovative. This stands in stark contrast to the mindset of the West whic
African Renaissance: Why we should reject the idea
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
more innovative. This stands in stark contrast to the mindset of the West which is driven by innovation and change. Take the German Bauhaus artistic movement of the 1930s for example. Instead of drawing inspiration from their Norse... Read more
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EETimes.de
Google-led group preempts HEVCthat’s not to say the Alliance’s member companies lack for video expertise. Two
Google-led group preempts HEVC
EETimes.de / Posted 23 hours ago
that’s not to say the Alliance’s member companies lack for video expertise. Two weeks ago, Cisco announced its Thor video codec. Google has VP10, and Mozilla started its own Daala project. David Bryant, Mozilla's interim CTO, vice... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsMaite Perroni, and Ninel Conde. (Opens Friday) Grandma (R) Lily Tomlin stars i
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
Maite Perroni, and Ninel Conde. (Opens Friday) Grandma (R) Lily Tomlin stars in this comedy as an elderly lesbian who takes a road trip with her granddaughter (Julia Garner) to get her an abortion. Also with Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Phil Jackson’s Summer Reading Assignments for the New York Knicksabout defense, and dreamed about defense, but the real thing escapes him, you k
Phil Jackson’s Summer Reading Assignments for the New York Knicks
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
about defense, and dreamed about defense, but the real thing escapes him, you know? My challenge to José is to go outside. Take a walk. Get lost on purpose. Find a brick wall in a despoiled area. And read the graffiti on that wall. Read it until... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google, Microsoft and Mozilla form part of consortium for common video standarda single banner which will hopefully mean that one size will fit all - even if
Google, Microsoft and Mozilla form part of consortium for common video standard
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted yesterday
a single banner which will hopefully mean that one size will fit all - even if that size is 4K streaming. The AOM will take on more members next year, and will in the meantime concentrate on designing the specifications for the format, finding... Read more
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The Border Mail
A dry summer awaits for busy firefightersdevelopment of fire threat.” Rainfall on the Border remained at average levels
A dry summer awaits for busy firefighters
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
development of fire threat.” Rainfall on the Border remained at average levels between May and July, but Country Fire Authority’s District 23 operations officer, Ashley Mills, said it comes on the back of years of below average rain. “We sort... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last s
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last shaken –not stirred –martini. But new 007 author Anthony Horowitz doesn’t think that’s such a fab idea. Horowitz, whose first Bond novel, “Trigger Mortis” is out this... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last s
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last shaken –not stirred –martini. But new 007 author Anthony Horowitz doesn’t think that’s such a fab idea. Horowitz, whose first Bond novel, “Trigger Mortis” is out this... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last s
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last shaken –not stirred –martini. But new 007 author Anthony Horowitz doesn’t think that’s such a fab idea. Horowitz, whose first Bond novel, “Trigger Mortis” is out this... Read more
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E! Online
Actually, Idris Elba Would Be an Amazing Bondit a day. READ: Fans cannot even handle the new Spectre trailer But Idris Elb
Actually, Idris Elba Would Be an Amazing Bond
E! Online / Posted 2 days ago
it a day. READ: Fans cannot even handle the new Spectre trailer But Idris Elba has all the necessary accoutrements to take over for Daniel Craig when that time comes. Why are we defending Elba and not someone else? Only because current 007... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last s
Is Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play James Bond?
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Bond after Eon Productions decides it’s time for Daniel Craig to sip his last shaken –not stirred –martini. But new 007 author Anthony Horowitz doesn’t think that’s such a fab idea. Horowitz, whose first Bond novel, “Trigger Mortis” is out this... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Lego space mission: Denmark's first astronaut gets toys for companyastronaut in 2009. Now, he is embarking on a 10-day trip to the ISS as part of
Lego space mission: Denmark's first astronaut gets toys for company
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
astronaut in 2009. Now, he is embarking on a 10-day trip to the ISS as part of the Iriss mission to test new technology and take photos of thunderstorms and lightning – nicknamed project Thor. “It’s a great honour for me to represent Denmark as an... Read more
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Salon.com
James Bond author says Idris Elba is too “street” for the rolethat we’re well into the 21st century, though, that persona starting to look a
James Bond author says Idris Elba is too “street” for the role
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
that we’re well into the 21st century, though, that persona starting to look a little ridiculous. And the as two different takes on the character from men who know him very well reveal, the conflict between the obvious need for a more modern 007... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Thor' water-bombing aircraft arrives in NSW ahead of bushfire season'Thor' aircraft, capable of dropping 15,000 litres of water, arrives in NSW ahe
'Thor' water-bombing aircraft arrives in NSW ahead of bushfire season
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
'Thor' aircraft, capable of dropping 15,000 litres of water, arrives in NSW ahead of bushfire season The New South Wales Rural Fire Service has unveiled its newest firefighting tool, a massive water-bombing aircraft nicknamed Thor, ahead of the... Read more
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MobileMag
Google’s Big Plans to Help You Stream Faster & Sharper Videosan encyclopaedia of videos. If you can’t find it on YouTube, you won’t find it
Google’s Big Plans to Help You Stream Faster & Sharper Videos
MobileMag / Posted 3 days ago
an encyclopaedia of videos. If you can’t find it on YouTube, you won’t find it anywhere else (unless and until it has been taken down). YouTube, therefore, has become a part of our lives and we seem to have allowed this gradually over years. It... Read more
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The Age
Active fire season ahead as El Nino buildsVictoria, a series of dry years have left soil moisture levels relatively low o
Active fire season ahead as El Nino builds
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Victoria, a series of dry years have left soil moisture levels relatively low over large parts of the country, said Richard Thornton, chief executive of the Bushfire and Natural Hazard Co-operative Research Centre, which helped to compile the... Read more
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The Local
The ultimate guide to Sweden's party leadersrole: New party leader Background: A graduate in Peace and Conflict Studies at
The ultimate guide to Sweden's party leaders
The Local / Posted 3 days ago
role: New party leader Background: A graduate in Peace and Conflict Studies at Uppsala University, Ebba Busch Thor grew up in the nearby town of Gunsta and has been active in the Christian Democrats since 2006. Currently a councillor... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
FOOTBALL 2015: Scranton Prep Cavaliersplayer on defense, but is equally formidable on offense where he was a second-t
FOOTBALL 2015: Scranton Prep Cavaliers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
player on defense, but is equally formidable on offense where he was a second-team all-star in the LFC Division I. Thor Balavage, 6-2, 240, is an emerging standout at center and Matt D’Andrea, 6-0, 250, is starting to receive college... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky coordinate in white ensembles'Lower...Is this Bachelorette Sam Frost's 'The One'? Kayne Buik hints...Man's b
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky coordinate in white ensembles
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'Lower...Is this Bachelorette Sam Frost's 'The One'? Kayne Buik hints...Man's best friend! The Bachelor Sam Wood takes shirtless run... Share this article The Spanish model and actress stunned in a white dress with a raised hem at the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Newark holds '24 Hours of Peace' amid surge in violenceFriday night into Saturday morning for a concert headlined by hip-hop artist Ra
Newark holds '24 Hours of Peace' amid surge in violence
New Jersey Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Friday night into Saturday morning for a concert headlined by hip-hop artist Rakim and a late-night showing of the movie "Thor." And while those attendance numbers had dissipated somewhat later Saturday morning, hundreds of community members were... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Newark holds '24 Hours of Peace' amid surge in violenceFriday night into Saturday morning for a concert headlined by hip-hop artist Ra
Newark holds '24 Hours of Peace' amid surge in violence
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
Friday night into Saturday morning for a concert headlined by hip-hop artist Rakim and a late-night showing of the movie "Thor." And while those attendance numbers had dissipated somewhat later Saturday morning, hundreds of community members were... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Broadneckto M&T Bank Stadium for the final eight public school teams vying for state cha
Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Broadneck
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
to M&T Bank Stadium for the final eight public school teams vying for state championships. For now, however, we get set to take a look at some of the teams with the most promise for a championship -- state or MIAA -- as The Baltimore Sun counts... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Owner urges others to be aware after horse develops fatal conditionsickness after her horse survived the often-fatal condition. Mandy Halliday fr
Owner urges others to be aware after horse develops fatal condition
Horse and Hound / Posted 5 days ago
sickness after her horse survived the often-fatal condition. Mandy Halliday from Beccles, Suffolk, told H&H that her horse Thor, a seven-year-old Appaloosa, is still recovering 12 weeks later (not pictured). “He’s a bit brighter and he’s gaining... Read more
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Aljazeera
The rise of the comic book in the Middle Eaststudent in Morocco. Taking a cue from MEFCC, the Dubai-based Al Ahli Publishin
The rise of the comic book in the Middle East
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
student in Morocco. Taking a cue from MEFCC, the Dubai-based Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution obtained the rights to take best-selling comic books and introduce them in Arabic, as part of a programme run by the United Arab Emirates government... Read more
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CNET
Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming videorather than rely on Google. "We're hoping to hit the performance target by the
Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
rather than rely on Google. "We're hoping to hit the performance target by the end of next year," Bankoski said. It'll take some time after that for Google's hardware and software partners to bring their VP10 support to market after that. New... Read more
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ABC News
Hollywood Acting Coach Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting TeenHollywood acting coach Cameron Thor, who was accused of sexually assaulting one
Hollywood Acting Coach Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Teen
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Hollywood acting coach Cameron Thor, who was accused of sexually assaulting one of his young former students, has been found guilty of performing a lewd act on a minor. Thor was convicted Wednesday on one of the 13 counts against him after one day... Read more
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Daily Mail
Top acting coach Cameron Thor GUILTY of sexually assaultTop acting coach and Jurassic Park actor found GUILTY of sexually assaulting a
Top acting coach Cameron Thor GUILTY of sexually assault
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Top acting coach and Jurassic Park actor found GUILTY of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student Cameron Thor, 55, found guilty Wednesday of engaging in lewd conduct with a child under 14 in Los Angeles Supreme Court The 12-person jury took two... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsNatasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) to Whedon’s trademark one-liners. Still,
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) to Whedon’s trademark one-liners. Still, Chris Hemsworth flexes his comic muscles as Thor, Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) reveals new depths to his character, and a demonic Elizabeth Olsen is a promising addition. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ada Nicodemou reveals Chris Hemsworth always dreamed of Hollywoodwas always on the 31-year-old heartthrob's agenda when he made his debut on Aus
Ada Nicodemou reveals Chris Hemsworth always dreamed of Hollywood
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
was always on the 31-year-old heartthrob's agenda when he made his debut on Australian soap Home And Away in 2004. The Thor actor's former co-star, Ada Nicodemou, revealed to Daily Mail Australia at the Priceline Festival Of Beauty launch on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pauw Announces All Africa Games SquadBanyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for th
Pauw Announces All Africa Games Squad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Banyana Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for the upcoming 2015 All Africa Games which will take place in Brazzaville, Congo from 3 - 18 September. Pauw has kept the bulk of the squad that has done duty for South... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Banyana go to Congo without big starsKelso Peskin and Kaylin Swart. Goalkeeper Roxanne Barker was named, but Pauw ha
Banyana go to Congo without big stars
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Kelso Peskin and Kaylin Swart. Goalkeeper Roxanne Barker was named, but Pauw has yet to confirm whether her Icelandic club, Thor-KA, will release her. The Banyana coach said that, as much as the team wanted to win the All Africa Games, the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Can you say bubble? NY landlords cashing out earlyofficer of RXR Realty LLC, which has about $10-billion of real estate throughou
Can you say bubble? NY landlords cashing out early
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
officer of RXR Realty LLC, which has about $10-billion of real estate throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Take Thor Equities LLC, which acquired two prewar buildings in midtown Manhattan in 2011 and demolished them with plans to... Read more
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Super Sport
Pauw names All Africa Games squadBanyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for the upcomi
Pauw names All Africa Games squad
Super Sport / Posted 9 days ago
Banyana head coach Vera Pauw has announced a squad of 22 players for the upcoming 2015 All Africa Games which will take place in Brazzaville, Congo from 3 – 18 September. Pauw has kept the bulk of the squad that has done duty for South... Read more
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FOX News
Luke: I'm the 'short, dumb' Hemsworth brotherhave a sense of humor. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s c
Luke: I'm the 'short, dumb' Hemsworth brother
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
have a sense of humor. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s certainly man enough to admit that being Thor’s brother, has its advantages. “In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Great British Bake Off: Bakers facing dangers of towering disasters!Paul Hollywood is famed for taking his bread seriously and he takes every faile
Great British Bake Off: Bakers facing dangers of towering disasters!
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 days ago
Paul Hollywood is famed for taking his bread seriously and he takes every failed effort on "Bread Week" as a personal slap to the face. Watching those steely blues thunder down on the contestants last week, like the god Thor of Flour, made me... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chris Hemsworth poses in shoot for latest film In The Heart Of The Seasmiles as Chris rested his hand on the 61-year-old's left shoulder in the snap.
Chris Hemsworth poses in shoot for latest film In The Heart Of The Sea
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
smiles as Chris rested his hand on the 61-year-old's left shoulder in the snap. Chris, who is best known for his role as Thor, flaunted his large biceps muscles in the short-sleeves t-shirt as he stood tall beside the director. RELATED... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s certainly man enough to admit that being Thor’s brother, has its advantages. “In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s certainly man enough to admit that being Thor’s brother, has its advantages. “In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the... Read more
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News.com.au
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s
‘I’m the short, dumb Hemsworth’
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
have a sense of humour. “I’m the short, dumb brother,” he chuckles. But he’s certainly man enough to admit that being Thor’s brother, has its advantages. “In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the... Read more
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Gamasutra
THE HIT HOUSE COMPOSES ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR NEW UBISOFT LAUNCH TRAILER PROMOTING TOY SOLDIERS: WAR CHESTus to help them launch ‘Bloodborne’ -- one of the most highly anticipated PlayS
THE HIT HOUSE COMPOSES ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR NEW UBISOFT LAUNCH TRAILER PROMOTING TOY SOLDIERS: WAR CHEST
Gamasutra / Posted 11 days ago
us to help them launch ‘Bloodborne’ -- one of the most highly anticipated PlayStation games in history -- we knew it would take a lot of our own blood, sweat and tears. And then even more blood. Our song, ‘Hunt You Down,’ was brought to life by the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Why so little love for Marvel at the Disneyland Resort?that the rest of the Innoventions building would become a “reimagined Super Her
Why so little love for Marvel at the Disneyland Resort?
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
that the rest of the Innoventions building would become a “reimagined Super Hero HQ, featuring opportunities to meet and take photos with super heroes like Captain America and Thor, as well as experience the returning Iron Man Tech Presented by... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Take 2: When lightning delays really shouldn’t be lightning delaysClegg: Jon, I understand the reason for postponing Monday’s golf meet. The Thor
Take 2: When lightning delays really shouldn’t be lightning delays
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Clegg: Jon, I understand the reason for postponing Monday’s golf meet. The Thor Guard lightning-detection system at Crystal Lake Country Club was indicating conditions were too dangerous to play, and standing out on a golf course in such conditions... Read more
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Northwest Herald
When lightning delays really shouldn’t be lightning delaysClegg: Jon, I understand the reason for postponing Monday’s golf meet. The Thor
When lightning delays really shouldn’t be lightning delays
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Clegg: Jon, I understand the reason for postponing Monday’s golf meet. The Thor Guard lightning-detection system at Crystal Lake Country Club was indicating conditions were too dangerous to play, and standing out on a golf course in such conditions... Read more
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TechCrunch
QuizUp Looks To Gamify Corporate Learning With QuizUp At Workis announcing a new initiative today to change corporate learning with QuizUp a
QuizUp Looks To Gamify Corporate Learning With QuizUp At Work
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
is announcing a new initiative today to change corporate learning with QuizUp at Work. The program allows corporations to take the fun and competitive nature of QuizUp and combine it with helping employees learn about company programs, products... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vaction review: Happy hols? You'll wish you'd stayed at homeand sons, James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins), on a misadventure
Vaction review: Happy hols? You'll wish you'd stayed at home
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
and sons, James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins), on a misadventure-strewn road trip very like that undertaken by his father Clark all those years ago, with theme park Walley World again the destination and an unpredictable... Read more
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IGN
Fantastic Four's Doctor Doom, Toby Kebbell, May Join Kong: Skull Island Castrole in the monster movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kings of Summer). I
Fantastic Four's Doctor Doom, Toby Kebbell, May Join Kong: Skull Island Cast
IGN / Posted 14 days ago
role in the monster movie directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kings of Summer). If cast, Kebbell will join Tom Hiddleston (Thor: The Dark World), Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) and Brie Larson (Trainwreck). John C. Reilly (Guardians of the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Developers are cashing out of projects early as land values surgereal estate throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, including the Helm
Developers are cashing out of projects early as land values surge
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
real estate throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, including the Helmsley Building on Manhattan's Park Avenue. Take Joe Sitt's Thor Equities LLC, which acquired two prewar buildings in midtown Manhattan in 2011 and demolished them with... Read more
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