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Ghosting is not the answer, literally - Utahstatesman

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:49

Utahstatesman

Ghosting is not the answer, literally
Utahstatesman
The art of rejection has always been a difficult and uncomfortable one, but an absolutely necessary part of human interaction. Ghosting is the term given to a new and atrocious form of rejection, in which you simply ignore an individual asking ...

My films are being literally stolen: Adoor - The Hindu

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 04:52

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My films are being literally stolen: Adoor
The Hindu
Regretting successive governments' apathy towards “good” cinema, renowned film-maker Adoor Gopalakrishnan on Sunday said that Doordarshan, which recommenced telecast of the Indian Panorama and award-winning regional language feature films on ...
My films are being literally stolen58 Adoor | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ

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Ted Cruz's Campaign Is Literally Stuck in the Mud in Iowa - TIME

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 02:17

TIME

Ted Cruz's Campaign Is Literally Stuck in the Mud in Iowa
TIME
This was not the image Ted Cruz's campaign wanted on the eve of the Iowa caucuses: his deluxe campaign tour bus needing a tow. The “Cruzin' to Victory” motorcoach was quite literally stuck in the mud at the water-logged Johnson County fairground on ...

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Letter: Time for a good idea - literally - Amarillo.com

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:35

Amarillo.com

Letter: Time for a good idea - literally
Amarillo.com
The new word growing in acceptance for more than 100 years, and especially lately, is “evolve.” But think of imagination — did it evolve? Did Steve Jobs' inventions ooze out of a warm pond of salt water? The human mind is filled with creativity used ...

Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama spent his b-day with a literal wolf pack - USA TODAY

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:25

USA TODAY

Demi Lovato & Wilmer Valderrama spent his b-day with a literal wolf pack
USA TODAY
On Saturday, Wilmer Valderrama turned the big 3-6! And his caring and Confident girlfriend, Demi Lovato, posted this sweet message to Instagram in honor of the special day. It reads better than the sappiest of greeting cards: "I thank God every single ...

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At the gun range, political targets, literally - Yahoo Politics

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 18:19

Yahoo Politics

At the gun range, political targets, literally
Yahoo Politics
Rand Paul's autographed target hangs on the wall at CrossRoads Shooting Sports in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News). JOHNSTON, Iowa — As political memorabilia goes, it's a little unusual. In a back hallway near the restrooms at ...

Park Sterling Bank is on the move in Charleston — literally - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 18:04

Charleston Post Courier

Park Sterling Bank is on the move in Charleston — literally
Charleston Post Courier
Charlotte-based Park Sterling Bank opened its first South Carolina branch at East Bay Street and Atlantic Wharf in 2011. John McDermott/Staff. ×. While some of its rivals bulk up their Charleston operations through mergers and acquisitions, Park ...

Marco Rubio swats at Ted Cruz's 'desperation' in airing new attack ads in Iowa - Daily Mail

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 05:10

Daily Mail

Marco Rubio swats at Ted Cruz's 'desperation' in airing new attack ads in Iowa
Daily Mail
'He literally edits my words,' Marco Rubio told reporters today as he defended himself against an attack ad launched on him at the last minute by Ted Cruz's campaign. 'It cuts off an interview in the middle of an interview so that you can't hear my ...
Iowa countdown: Candidates make their final pleasUSA TODAY
The "Bernie Bros" Narrative: a Cheap Campaign Tactic Masquerading as Journalism and Social ActivismThe Intercept
Iowa caucuses on MondayCastanet.net

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Gene Frenette: Gators get a literal bump in their tournament resume - Florida Times-Union

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 04:01

Gene Frenette: Gators get a literal bump in their tournament resume
Florida Times-Union
Florida guard Chris Chiozza drives past West Virginia guard Tarik Phillip during the second half of Saturday's game in Gainesville. Gene Frenette. Gene's archive · See Gene's profile · Subscribe to Gene's RSS feed · See all of our feeds, and learn how ...

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Sixers fans went fishing for Steph Curry autographs ... literally - SB Nation

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 21:48

SB Nation

Sixers fans went fishing for Steph Curry autographs ... literally
SB Nation
We already knew that Sixers fans have suffered, but who knew they were so creative? Two enterprising Philadelphians wanted Steph's autograph -- badly, so they devised a new method. Standing over the arena's parking deck they lowered a copy of Sports ...
Father and Son Literally Go Fishing for a Stephen Curry AutographComplex
This Father-Son Duo Literally Went Fishing To Get Steph Curry's AutographUPROXX

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Politicians are so predictable, a robot can literally write their speeches - SBS

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 01:53

SBS

Politicians are so predictable, a robot can literally write their speeches
SBS
Spend enough time watching politicians talk, and pretty soon you'll have a good idea of how to address the public like a seasoned elected official. No matter the topic, US leaders invariably find a way to tie things back to members of the hard-working ...

JK Rowling Is Literally All Of Us When It Comes To Procrastinating - Elite Daily (blog)

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:47

Elite Daily (blog)

JK Rowling Is Literally All Of Us When It Comes To Procrastinating
Elite Daily (blog)
Good news for procrastinators everywhere: The woman who made nearly $1 billion writing over 4,000 pages of “Harry Potter” procrastinates, too. I mean, if JK ROWLING procrastinates, I think you can cut yourself a break for spending the last half hour on ...

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Jason Maxiell Literally Chases Player Length Of Court In China (Video) - NESN.com

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 21:01

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Jason Maxiell Literally Chases Player Length Of Court In China (Video)
NESN.com
Jason Maxiell, who spent 10 seasons in the NBA, now is playing overseas in the Chinese Basketball Association, where he recently was victimized by a hard foul from an opposing player. Rather than talk it out, Maxiell sprung into action and literally ...

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The Brightest Rapper, Literally - Vegas Seven

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 20:28

Vegas Seven

The Brightest Rapper, Literally
Vegas Seven
During a May 2014 concert at the House of Blues, the neon-clad and nonsensical Texas-born rapper announced that he was buying a house in Las Vegas. Gaudy and flamboyant, Sin City seemed like a perfect fit for a musician with gold chompers and bright ...

Pastor flayed for mocking Jesus' literal resurrection - WND.com

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:53

WND.com

Pastor flayed for mocking Jesus' literal resurrection
WND.com
(Christian Today) A pastor from Texas has drawn rebuke for making an outrageous claim on social media that Jesus Christ did not actually rise from the dead. Jim Rigby, pastor of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, made a satirical post ...

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A Catwoman -- Literally! This Woman Believes She Is Cat And Lives Like One [Video] - The Inquisitr

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:53

The Inquisitr

A Catwoman -- Literally! This Woman Believes She Is Cat And Lives Like One [Video]
The Inquisitr
A Catwoman — Literally! This Woman Believes She Is A Cat And Lives Like One [Video]. Mohit Priyadarshi. You might have heard of women who believe that they have been born in the wrong sex, but this young woman believes she was born into the wrong ...

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“By the way. This is gravity!”: Neil deGrasse Tyson literally just dropped the mic on BoB's flat Earth crap - Salon

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:10

Salon

“By the way. This is gravity!”: Neil deGrasse Tyson literally just dropped the mic on BoB's flat Earth crap
Salon
“By the way. This is gravity!”: Neil deGrasse Tyson literally just dropped the mic on B.o.B's flat Earth crap. The “world isn't f*cking flat!" Tyson explained on Larry Wilmore's show last night VIDEO. Sarah Burris · Share; WhatsApp. Post.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Literally Drops The Mic In B.o.B FeudHuffington Post
Neil deGrasse Tyson literally drops the mic on BoB's flat Earth claimsEntertainment Weekly

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Florence business couple following Trump's footsteps, literally - Times Daily

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:12

Times Daily

Florence business couple following Trump's footsteps, literally
Times Daily
Almon Poole holds up one of the Trump T-shirts with the slogan “Make America Great Again” that his graphic design company, White Space, prints in Florence. Poole and his wife, Krena, have been following the campaign trail selling the shirts. Buy this ...

Amber Rose's NSFW Response to Kanye West's Twitter Diss Has Literally Changed Everything - Entertainment Tonight

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 03:31

Entertainment Tonight

Amber Rose's NSFW Response to Kanye West's Twitter Diss Has Literally Changed Everything
Entertainment Tonight
Kanye West may have replaced his since-deleted 17-point Twitter rant against Wiz Khalifa with "peace and positive energy," but his ex, Amber Rose, who Kanye took multiple shots at during the tweetstorm, fired back by pointing the finger, pardon us ...
Yeezy SZN is a Movie, LiterallyBET

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How Mega-Breaches Could Literally Kill You - ABC News

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 18:40

How Mega-Breaches Could Literally Kill You
ABC News
It was not very long ago that information shared with your doctor was sacrosanct. That may no longer be the case — and the fallout could be life-threatening. Unless you are living in a log cabin on Loon Lake and are off the grid, you have probably ...