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Gigi Hadid Is Bangin' (Literally) at MTV Movie Awards - E! Online

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 05:52

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Gigi Hadid Is Bangin' (Literally) at MTV Movie Awards
E! Online
Gigi Hadid, is that you?! The blond beauty caused a double-take tonight (which is nothing new for the star, let's be real) when she debuted a new hairstyle and stellar power suit on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards in Burbank, Calif.
Teen Mom OG's Farrah Abraham Literally Outshines Everyone On The MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet!PerezHilton.com
MTV Movie Awards 2016: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart reveal show detailsEntertainment Weekly

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Charley Walters: Twins home opener will be cool. Quite literally - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 04:22

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Charley Walters: Twins home opener will be cool. Quite literally
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Twins third baseman Eduardo Escobar (5) staying warm in the dugout during the third inning of 2013 Opening Day at Target Field in Minneapolis on Monday, April 1, 2013. (Pioneer Press: Sherri LaRose-Chiglo). By Charley Walters | cwalters@pioneerpress.

Russian MMA fight ends in 8 seconds because of a literal dive - SB Nation

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 01:04

SB Nation

Russian MMA fight ends in 8 seconds because of a literal dive
SB Nation
But this fight in Russia exhibits very little of that. In fact, you feel for the loser in the fight. It's almost as if all the preparation was just meant to end in disappointment. As the bell rang, he took a dive—quite literally, and the fight was ...

Pablo Sandoval's Massive Gut Literally Exploded His Belt Midswing - STACK News

Sun, 04/10/2016 - 00:52

STACK News

Pablo Sandoval's Massive Gut Literally Exploded His Belt Midswing
STACK News
Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval is listed at 5-foot-11, 240 pounds. Pablo Sandoval is not 240 pounds. He has ballooned to what looks to be 300-pound territory after several seasons of progressively getting further and further out of shape. He's never been ...

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How much you need to retire literally depends on how you frame the question - MarketWatch

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:24

MarketWatch

How much you need to retire literally depends on how you frame the question
MarketWatch
It's conventional wisdom among financial advisers: People planning to retire should aim to maintain 70% of their current income in retirement. It sounds sensible enough. But in reality it can encourage people to underestimate the amount of money that ...

A Photoshop Pro Will Alter Your Selfies In The Most Hilariously Literal Way - MTV.com

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:08

A Photoshop Pro Will Alter Your Selfies In The Most Hilariously Literal Way
MTV.com
Though he's tweeted just 36 times to date, a man named James Fridman has over 241,000 Twitter followers. You might ask yourself, “Is this man an actor, a singer, or a politician?” The answer to all three of those is no. He's actually a photo editor. So ...

Hillary Gives Reporters Static... Literally - Daily Caller

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 18:16

Hillary Gives Reporters Static... Literally
Daily Caller
Nobody actually likes the sound of Hillary Clinton's voice. On the Cringe Scale, her grating squawk is somewhere between “Nails on a blackboard” and “Slaughterhouse with defective soundproofing.” She is the reason God invented the Mute button. Can you ...

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With goofy inbounds play, Rockets literally the butt of jokes - Chron.com

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:31

Chron.com

With goofy inbounds play, Rockets literally the butt of jokes
Chron.com
With goofy inbounds play, Rockets literally the butt of jokes. By Greg Rajan. Updated 9:29 am, Friday, April 8, 2016. Rockets guard Andrew Goudelock resorted to inbounding the ball off teammate Josh Smith's rear end during. Houston Rockets guard K.J. ...

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Goalkeeper scores quite literally the best own goal you will ever see - Mirror.co.uk

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 13:23

Mirror.co.uk

Goalkeeper scores quite literally the best own goal you will ever see
Mirror.co.uk
Some own goals are funny. Some own goals are ridiculous. Some own goals are virtually inexplicable. But it's not often you get one own goal that ticks all three of those boxes. With that in mind, check out the clip above. It shows AS Tefana goalkeeper ...

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Watch Hillary Clinton literally LOL in response to attacks on her "ambitions" - Vox

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 00:50

Vox

Watch Hillary Clinton literally LOL in response to attacks on her "ambitions"
Vox
Hillary Clinton has been advised to do a lot of things on the campaign trail: smile more, speak with a softer voice, stop being so mad. Bernie Sanders's campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, adds another one to the list: have less ambition.

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9 Pieces of Jewelry That Will Literally Grow on Your Body - Cosmopolitan.com

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 22:11

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9 Pieces of Jewelry That Will Literally Grow on Your Body
Cosmopolitan.com
What's a girl to do when she needs to totally revamp her jewelry collection? Diamonds are nice, but sometimes you just need something new. Say hello to succulent jewelry: If you're looking for statement pieces, these succulent stunners give so much ...

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Why It Is Heresy to Read the Bible Literally: An Interview with John Shelby Spong - Religion Dispatches

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 22:07

Religion Dispatches

Why It Is Heresy to Read the Bible Literally: An Interview with John Shelby Spong
Religion Dispatches
You debunk deeply held literal beliefs by asserting that the star of Bethlehem wasn't real, the Lord's prayer is a creation of the church and was never uttered by Jesus. If all of these symbols that we have taken literally can't be read that way, how ...
Thursday Pulpit: Practicing pietyNapa Valley Register

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Federer, recovering from surgery, jumps back into training—literally - Tennis Magazine

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 18:45

Tennis Magazine

Federer, recovering from surgery, jumps back into training—literally
Tennis Magazine
It does not usually require a long layoff, but it was still an unusual occurrence for the rarely-injured Federer. The 17-time Grand Slam champion appears to have improved by leaps and bounds—quite literally, as he tweeted a picture of himself jumping ...

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How Kevin Spacey's Overacting Literally Hurt Him - Yahoo TV (blog)

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 18:23

Yahoo TV (blog)

How Kevin Spacey's Overacting Literally Hurt Him
Yahoo TV (blog)
On Tuesday's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Spacey shared an embarrassing injury he never knew he had. The Academy Award winner went to his doctor to look into a problem with his ears but found out he had a broken nose. His doctor ...

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Dad is literally daughter's superhero - austin360

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 17:20

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Dad is literally daughter's superhero
austin360
Dad is literally daughter's superhero. 8:14 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 | Filed in: Parenting. Comments 0. . Parenting. Super Dad. Danny Arnold showed he daughter that he is a super dad, and taught her not to worry about what others think. (Life of ...

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Our Infrastructure Is Literally Causing the Ground to Sink - Gizmodo

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 16:54

Gizmodo

Our Infrastructure Is Literally Causing the Ground to Sink
Gizmodo
Rivers have long been a center of human activity, but as the global population booms, our impact on these systems is becoming too much to bear. In fact, two-thirds of the 33 largest river deltas on Earth are sinking—some of them at a staggering rate.

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Unemployment hurts…literally. - Discover Magazine (blog)

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 15:27

Discover Magazine (blog)

Unemployment hurts…literally.
Discover Magazine (blog)
Both economic insecurity and the use of painkillers are on the rise, and, according to these scientists, it's more than a mere correlation. They propose that experiencing economic insecurity (like unemployment) can actually reduce people's pain tolerance.

GOP Senator Posts Video of Him Literally Trashing President Obama's Gitmo Plan - Mediaite

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 03:01

Mediaite

GOP Senator Posts Video of Him Literally Trashing President Obama's Gitmo Plan
Mediaite
President Obama today announced concrete action on closing Gitmo, one of the big promises he made early on in his presidency, and one Republican senator reacted by literally trashing it. There's been a lot of GOP opposition to Obama's announcement, ...

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Millennials Literally Too Lazy to Eat Cereal - New York Magazine

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 02:49

New York Magazine

Millennials Literally Too Lazy to Eat Cereal
New York Magazine
On Tuesday, the New York Times issued a disturbing a report: "Almost 40 percent of the millennials ... said cereal was an inconvenient breakfast choice because they had to clean up after eating it." To the millennials who participated in this survey ...
Millennials are too lazy to eat cereal says New York Times sayMetro

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One Brand Is Taking CX To New Heights, Literally - Forbes

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 00:09

Forbes

One Brand Is Taking CX To New Heights, Literally
Forbes
A few weeks ago I wrote an article in which I stated my belief that CX was not the same as UX. Clearly this was a touchy subject and one that many felt passionate about one way or the other as many weighed in either in favor or against my stance ...