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Jennifer Lawrence vs. Lupita Nyong’o: A Fashion Showdown – Vanity Fair

Vanity FairAlong the way this awards season, Nyong’o has become something of an “It girl,” scoring magazine covers left and right (including our own) and achieving “fashion darling” status. Lawrence—though she generally demonstrates a blasé attitude toward …Oscars red carpet: a runway of sharp elbows and high fashion stakesReutersJennifer Lawrence’s Favorite Fashion Moment: Her Infamous […]

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Goodbye to the rudest restaurant in London – Wong Kei is finally ditching the … – The Guardian

The GuardianWong Kei in Wardour Street, famously the rudest restaurant in London, is being refurbished. It will reopen on 10 March. The menu is unchanged; the main renovation has been one of attitude. They are no longer intending to shout “Sit down with them!” or …End of the line for ‘London’s rudest Chinese restaurant’: Wong […]

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NFL draft prospect Johnny Manziel says he is 6-feet tall, following in Russell … – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)NFL draft prospect Johnny Manziel does not have the ideal height of an NFL quarterback. However, Manziel has the perfect attitude for a short quarterback prior the NFL scouting combine, which begins on Thursday. “I’m going to measure 6 feet — I’m 72 …Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel won’t throw at NFL scouting […]

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How Chris Christie Ruled the New Jersey Machine – New York Magazine

How Chris Christie Ruled the New Jersey MachineNew York MagazineA few weeks ago, Republican consultant Mike Murphy uttered a line that captured the kind of wait-and-see attitude that has characterized his party’s approach to Chris Christie’s current predicament: “If he’s [just] found guilty of being from New Jersey … …read more Source: Chris Christie News […]

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Dot Complicated: Randi Zuckerberg’s Angry, Insightful Digital Media Memoir A Must Read

I kept calling Dot Complicated, Randi Zuckerberg’s memoir on how digital media has changed our lives, and how to maintain your sanity during the cultural flux, “Dot Confidential” to myself, again and again. Then, I figured out why after not a lot of thought. When I finished reading the book (and after losing my autographed […]

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Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway – has already got off on the wrong political foot with the Fayetteville and Peachtree City community. And considering the excitement as reflected by the comments […]

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Watchdog Groups Confront Oakland Police Compliance Director

Today a group of activists affiliated with Oakland’s PUEBLO and the Ella Baker Center tried to meet with Oakland Police Department NSA Compliance Director Tom Frazier. Angered by his decision to veto the hard fought goal of assigning police complaint intake workers out of OPD’s Internal Affairs Department to the Civilian Police Review Board, they […]

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House of Cards Season 2 Premiere Date Revealed! Plus, Netflix Releases First … – E! Online

E! OnlineGet ready to binge again. House of Cards is set to return for its second season on Friday, Feb. 14, Netflix announced on Wednesday. What a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for all the singles out there, no? And keeping with Netflix’s awesome more-is-more attitude …Netflix sets ‘House of Cards’ return dateUSA TODAYNetflix sets premiere […]

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Oracle Team USA Wins America’s Cup Finals Over Emirates Team New Zealand. Computer Assist?

Ok. Oracle Team USA wins America’s Cup over Emirates Team New Zealand. Don’t believe it? Read again: Oracle Team USA wins America’s Cup over Emirates Team New Zealand. And once more: Oracle Team USA wins America’s Cup over Emirates Team New Zealand. And thus bringing to reality a prediction this video blogger made on September […]

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PowerRocks Magic Cube, Stone3 Smartphone Power Bank Line At CES

ShenZhen, China – Powerocks www.powerocks.com, creators of fashionable power banks, announced today that it will release a new line of beautifully designed light easy-to-carry power banks, the Powerocks Magic Cube and Stone3 portable back-up power for smartphones and other devices at the CES show, held January 8-11, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in […]

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Sonny Dykes: Cal Head Football Coach Full Press Conference (Video)

Cal Football’s new Head Coach Sonny Dykes was officially introduced at this press conference held in the field club of Cal Memorial Stadium at 2 PM, Thursday. After being introduced by Cal Media Relations Director Herb Benenson, Cal Vice Chancellor John Witop and Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour opened the proceedings with their statements. Sandy […]

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Sexual Objectification Is A Bad Term; The Strong Woman Consideration

This is something this blogger has to adress because it seems to point to a sweet spot in American Cultural Change – that is a dynamic that’s acknowledged, but still a point of contention. That’s something called “sexual objectification.” The term is defined this way: Sexual objectification refers to the practice of regarding or treating […]

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‘With All Due Respect, That’s a Bunch of Malarkey’: Decoding the Debate Smile

This Presidential election has resurrected a very interesting dichotomy — The “debate smile.” Urban Dictionary says it is a forced smile that a person in the spotlight (in this case we can clearly look at our candidates) adopts in reaction to an opponent’s attack during a verbal spar. This smile, in theory, saves face in […]

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Michael Brutsch Is Violentacrez, The Underage Girl Photo Troll On Reddit

Gawker’s Adrian Chen’s outed a man considered one of the most insidious trolls on the Internet. His name’s Violentacrez, and is really Michael Brutsch. Mr. Michael Brutsch, according to his real profile, lives in Arlington, TX, has an extensive programming background, and currently works for First Cash Financial Services as an application developer. There, he […]

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A City Council for All of Us

Yesterday, I had the fortune to launch on Zennie62 and also, get respond to some queries on Love, Health and Advocacy. I first met Tanya Love when she came to a house/store party I had in Uptown at Inkwell Tattoo Studio in February. I have been excited to watch how she has covered the Oakland […]

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Oakland News: Alex Miller-Cole News; Lynette McElhaney Walks In D3 Race

In this Oakland News, the Oakland City Council District Three Race is heating up. First, Alex Miller-Cole, considered an upstart by some, scored two key endorsements that have changed the face of the election, and helped to define the difference between himself and the other Oaklanders running for office. Alex got the backing of Margaret […]

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Oakland City Adminstrator Fred Blackwell On The Oakland Army Base Project

Fred Blackwell’s a well-known name in the small World of San Francisco – Oakland economic development. He’s best known as the now-former head of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, and a can-do person with a calm attitude and professional acumen. Now, Blackwell is Assistant City Adminstrator for the City of Oakland, and in charge of […]

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Usian Bolt Visited By Swedish Women Olympians; LeBron James Rejected By Lauren Perdue

“Usian Bolt Visited By Swedish Women Athletes; LeBron James Rejected By Lauren Perdue” – that tells you all you need to know about the difference between American and European / African cultures, sex, and race. Jamaica’s Usian Bolt, the fastest man in the World, gets a visit from female members of the Swedish Handball Team, […]

Lisbeth Salander: A 21st Century Heroine

For whatever reason – maybe I am in need of a mental break – I’ve spent the last few evenings watching The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo. It’s based on a series of books I’ve not read called Millennium trilogy, and by an author I’d not heard of: Stieg Larsson. The first of the three […]

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Will Ravens’ Flacco Ink New Deal Now Or Later?

Baltimore Ravens fans are still celebrating the contract extension of running back Ray Rice. Late Monday, Rice inked a new 5-year deal for $40 million. Now that the Rice deal is done, the Ravens have shifted their focus to quarterback Joe Flacco. Will the Ravens extend Flacco’s contract before training camp begins on July 25? […]

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Baltimore Ravens Ed Reed Skips Minicamp

Baltimore Ravens mandatory minicamp started Tuesday and Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed was noticeably absent.  He was expected to attend and no reason was given for his absence causing further speculation about his future with the team. Last month Reed hinted about his retirement during an interview on Sirius XM Radio when he said he […]

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Sustainability and Social Responsibility in the Classrooms

I find it refreshing and quite promising that so many of our nation’s higher learning institutions are incorporating social responsibility, social entrepreneurialism and sustainability in the classroom. Studies show that 86.5% of University and colleges offer curriculum specifically in these areas. When I was a student at UCLA, not only was these areas not taught, […]