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    The Last Days Of Banking Heir Matthew Mellon

    Matthew Mellon’s death in Mexico raises many unanswered questions, including what will happen to the estimated $500 million of XRP digital currency he owned. “I am trying to live a responsible life,” he told Forbes earlier this year.

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    Natural Solutions for Skin Problems. We make a wide range of natural and effective products for the whole family; including skin care, hair care, sun care, body care and dental care.

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    Dream Cream Body Cream

    What makes Dream Cream so effective? It contains every ingredient nature makes for soothing sore skin! One of our proudest product achievements ever, we love this body lotion because it makes people happy. The calming blend of oat milk, lavender and chamo

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    Childs Farm baby moisturiser, cocoa & shea butter 250ml

    Description Ingredients Directions Childs Farm award-winning, mildly fragranced, baby moisturiser contains some of nature’s finest ingredients. It’s been specially formulated to help protect and hydrate baby’s delicate skin. With gorgeous shea and

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    Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

    Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various street scenes. The film has survived through the years in mint condition, and YouTuber Guy Jones created this fascinating 8-minute edit after slowing down the footage to a natural rate and adding in ambient sounds.

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    The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

    Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

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    First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms - Curbed NY

    Get a peek inside the TWA Hotel’s new hotel rooms, which are inspired by midcentury modern design.

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    These photos show an idealized vision of midcentury America… with a subtle hint of weirdness

    Not much is known about Nina Leen, the Russian-born Life photographer who moved to New York in 1939 and proceeded to spend the next four decades making some of the best — and least remembered —…

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    I'm British, and I experienced the biggest culture shock when I started working in the US

    The UK and the US are not all that different. But as a British person living and working in America, I experienced a huge culture shock at work.

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    Things to Do in Los Angeles This weekend

    We pick out the best things to do in L.A. this weekend, including our favorite concerts, culture and cuisine

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    Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities & some may surprise you!

    Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities across the U.S., and some may surprise you! Let’s take a little road trip, shall we?

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    Sex Ed Sit Out on April 23 to protest ‘graphic, gender-bending’ sexual education

    Parents are pulling their children out of public schools for a day to protest sex education that they say has become graphic, hedonistic and ideological under the influence of pro-choice and gay rights groups.

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    To Brits with knickers in a twist over Americanisms: don't get your panties in a bunch | Science | The Guardian

    Many ‘American’ phrases are actually British but a new book argues why we say what we say reveals a lot about our cultures

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    What does it mean to be of mixed race in America? A new book and exhibition aim to answer

    Natalie Coughlin and Nathan Adrian are swimmers — Coughlin the first woman to swim the 100-meter backstroke in under a minute, Adrian as an eight-time Olympic medalist. But they dropped those identities for another: hapa, a mixed-race person, photograph

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    How Do You Count Endangered Species? Look to the Stars

    Pairing astronomers’ algorithms for star-hunting with drones equipped with infrared cameras, scientists have developed a new tool kit to help conservation and fight poaching.

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    8 money saving apps for New Yorkers

    Who couldn’t use a little extra moolah? These money saving apps that are helping New Yorkers get just that.

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    Best views in NYC to see the city skyline

    Take in the most stunning views of NYC from the best rooftops, parks and observation decks in Gotham. While you're at it, learn the history of these buildings.

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    Ubers and taxis in NYC are about to get a price hike

    Catching a ride in Manhattan is about to get slightly more expensive. On Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature approved a $168 billion budg

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    South Carolina leads the nation for Alzheimer’s. 5 ways to keep from losing your mind

    Hilton Head nonprofit Memory Matters adds prevention education to its arsenal of Alzheimer's and dementia help for clients and families.

    Miscellaneous | Judaism

    What is Freedom?

    On the first night of Passover, we are commanded to relate the miracles and wonders that were performed for our forefathers in Egypt, as it is written, "Remember this day, on which you went out of Egypt".

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    A Few Species of Frogs That Vanished May Be on the Rebound

    A new study in Panama finds some types of frogs are returning, after being decimated by a deadly fungus that has vanquished amphibians around the world.

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    10 Ways Americans and Europeans Differ | HowStuffWorks

    HowStuffWorks looks at come of the cultural differences between Europe and America, like ice consumption, metric system and portion sizes.

    Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

    22 Really Cool Things to do This April in Los Angeles!

    April 2018 event highlights include the opening of the Museum of Selfies, the L.A. Times Festival of Books, the Broke LA Music & Arts Fest, a pop-up mini golf course in Little Tokyo, Sleepless at The Music Center, and much more.

    Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

    A Guide to the Loop's 17 Best Lunch Spots 2018

    From grab-and-go snacks to sit-down meals, these are the best lunch options in the Loop

    Miscellaneous | Passover

    How to Prepare Your Seder Plate Items Quickly & Easily!

    Preparing the Seder plate items can seem overwhelming, but it needn’t be.

    Miscellaneous | Passover

    How To Sell Your Chametz Online - Passover

    Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.

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    14 Passover Facts and Traditions Every Jew Should Know - Passover

    Want to come to the Seder educated and enlightened? Here’s a good place to start.

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    Why Does Matzah Have Holes? - Passover

    Discover the reason behind all the perforations in Kosher for Passover matzah.

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    Passover: The Antidote to Artificial Intelligence - Chabad.org

    We welcome everyone at the Seder and give each individual personal attention, not mechanical responses…

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    Californians Doing The Once-Unthinkable: Leaving California | Investor's Business Daily

    California has big problems, including soaring taxes, stratospheric home prices and too many regulations. But its most serious problem may be that people are leaving the state in droves.

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    The 5 Most Impressive Questions to Ask a Job Interviewer

    Here are the five best questions to ask a job interviewer — to both impress your potential employer, and help you know if it’s the right job for you.

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    How Does One Become A Knight?

    Here are the answers to some of your most pressing knighthood-related questions.

    Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

    10 New Experiences in Chicago

    A magic lounge, a hotel facing Wrigley Field, giant wooden trolls and a golf-theme restaurant are some of the fresh places for visitors to explore in the Chicago area this year.

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    The Overwhelming Emotion of Hearing Toto’s “Africa” Remixed to Sound Like It’s Playing in an Empty Mall | The Ne

    Jia Tolentino writes that editing a song to sound like it’s coming from a specific space—such as “Africa,” by Toto, as if it were playing in a mall—fights against the digital isolation of our times.

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    Best Day Trips from Chicago to Beaches, Breweries and More

    Take one of these easy, affordable day trips from Chicago to visit art museums, distilleries, breweries, restaurants and beaches

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    About Us | Hardwood Flooring Solutions For You | We Do It All | David's Hardwood Flooring

    Hardwood flooring contractor in Atlanta, GA. Reliable. Professional. Fully bonded experts. Contact us at (470) 705-6478 and get your free, no-obligation quote!

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    Carpeting Installation and Repair | Stylish House Carpeting Services

    We at David's Hardwood Flooring have more than 10+ years of experience in carpeting installation and repair. For luxurious carpeting in Atlanta metro area reach us at (470) 705-6478

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    Hardwood Floor Installation, Repair and Refinishing - David's Hardwood Flooring

    Hardwood flooring – An Investment You Can Bank On! We are proud to be Atlanta's hardwood flooring experts, we offer innovative services. Dial (470) 705-6478 and get your free quotes!

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    Most Underrated and Overrated Trader Joe's Products - Thrillist

    To help you only fill up your cart with the best of what TJ's has to offer, we spoke to superfans and chefs who shop the aisles on the re...

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    Bill O'Reilly: Bill's Weekly Column - Shape Up

    Over the past few years, standards of behavior in public have dropped dramatically.  For example, folks used to be neatly dressed when they boarded an airplane.  Now many passengers look like extras from The Walking Dead.

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    Adobo and Black Bean Tostadas » Sweet Pea Living

    As you probably already know, I’m a fan of any food packaged with a corn…

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      Pope Francis suggests it’s better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Christian

      During a homily in Rome on Thursday, Pope Francis said that if you’re a hypocritical Christian, one who exploits people, leads a double life or manages “dirty”

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        The Exhaustion of American Liberalism

        Shelby Steele writes that white guilt gave us a mock politics based on the pretense of moral authority.

          Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

          Movie Screenings and Film Events in Chicago This Month

          Our film editors highlight the best movie screenings and events in Chicago this month—including one-off showings, festivals, special guests and more

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          19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women

          Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.

          Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

          What Airbnb Did to New York City - CityLab

          Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.

          Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

          135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

          Store these away for future trivia nights.

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          Michael Shannon, 'Shape of Water' villain, watches Oscars at Chicago dive bar | Chicago Sun-Times

          He wore a puffy coat and sat on a barstool at the Old Town Ale House, one of his favorite Chicago hangouts.

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          Microsoft Brings Windows Defender ATP to Windows 7, 8.1 | SecurityWeek.Com

          Microsoft announced plans to make Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 devices.

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            The 25 Best Museums in New York City!

            The city's museum scene can be a dizzying one—but our list has you covered.

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            Woman takes mirror selfie, accidentally creates bizarre optical illusion

            A woman's mirror selfie has gone viral on Twitter after it created a weird optical illusion.

            Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

            The best Chicago bars open till 4am or later!

            For nights when the party just doesn't stop at 2am, head to these Chicago bars that stay open till 4am or later

            Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

            Take a look at the 25 best Chicago attractions

            These Chicago attractions should be at the top of everyone's list. Discover Chicago's incredible museums, skyscrapers, parks and more things to do.

            Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

            The Household Products That Cause Air Pollution

            A new study finds that many household goods degrade air quality more than once thought.

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            The Mistake Everyone Makes When Hanging Art (And What to Do Instead)

            Trying to create the perfect gallery wall in your living room? Put away the stepladder. You’re not going to need it.

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            10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

            If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exists in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the

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            NBA free agency: Klay Thompson wants to stay with the Warriors, but can they keep him? - SBNation.com

            Golden State will soon be in a predicament similar to Oklahoma City. The Thunder traded James Harden. What will the Warriors do?

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            Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

            "Our consciousness, it seems, does not become annihilated just because we've crossed the threshold of death; it appears to keep functioning and not dissipate."

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            Just How Hard Is It to Execute a Triple Axel in Figure Skating? | Mental Floss

            Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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            50 Best Valentine's Day Date Ideas | We've got your Valentine's Day inspiration

            We've got all the romantic inspiration you need for an unforgettable holiday.

            Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

            Ithaca High School cancels spring play in wake of student diversity demands

            Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

            Officials Postpone School’s Daddy-Daughter Dance Due To NYC’s Gender-Neutral Policy

            Some parents say being politically correct has gone too far. As for the disappointed girls at PS 65, they say they’ve been getting ready for the dance for months.

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            Sensing the City

            With the Array of Things program, environmental inequity meets urban technology

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            Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Best Amazon Deals | Mental Floss

            As a recurring feature, our team combs the web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, February 3.

            Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

            The New Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partner’s #Content

            ‘Be respectful and watch my [Instagram] Story,’ one 20-something demanded. Her relationship prerequisite isn’t unique—but when stories expire in 24 hours, it’s not easy, either.

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            Katsu New York has successfully brokered over $150 million in transaction across 20,000 qualities for hundreds of the leading brands and retailers.

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              This man has world's largest Disney park prop collection

              The West Palm Beach man has the largest private Disney World and Disneyland vintage memorabilia collection in the world.

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              Here's what happens when you don't realize the guy you're nudging out of your photo is Jerry Seinfeld

              Broderick was shopping with his pal Seinfeld when a fan asked for a picture -- but Seinfeld didn't make the cut and got nudged out of the shot.

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              Whatever Happened to Generation X?

              As they head into middle age, the “slacker” generation of Philadelphians — sandwiched between the never-say-die boomers and the all-about-us millennials — is feeling overlooked, overworked and overwhelmed. But their chill, pragmatic approach to li

              Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

              Astronomers really hate that bright disco ball satellite secretly launched to space

              Astronomers who spend night after night studying the universe aren't pleased that Rocket Lab launched the bright Humanity Star satellite to space.

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              Divvy’s top rider of 2017 pedaled 6,000 miles while making food deliveries

              Kerdia Roland is an African-American food courier with some thoughts on increasing ridership in communities of color.

                Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

                Riding a Wild Wind, a Norwegian 787 Breaks a Speed Record | WIRED

                A 200-mph jet stream has sent several passenger jets to nearly 800 mph, and helped break a (subsonic) speed record.

                Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

                A new plan would jack up the cost of ride sharing in Manhattan

                New York City is an amazing place to live, but there’s one aspect of life here that undeniably sucks: transportation. Last year, crippling delays on the

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                $21 trillion of unauthorized spending by US govt discovered by economics professor

                The US government may have misspent $21 trillion, a professor at Michigan State University has found.

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                  A Simple Trick For Figuring Out the Day of the Week For Any Given Date | Mental Floss

                  Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

                  Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

                  This Snow Sculpture of a Car Was So Convincing Cops Tried to Write It a Ticket | Mental Floss

                  Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

                  Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

                  Museums Free-for-All Day 2018

                  SoCal Museums has announced the 13th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Dozens of museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend their museums free of c

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                  Congress let CHIP’s funding expire 102 days ago, and it’s a national disgrace - Vox

                  It would cost $800 million to extend kids’ health insurance. That’s 0.1 percent of the price of the tax overhaul.

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                  25th Amendment: How do we decide whether the president is competent?

                  What do we do if the American president is senile, unhinged, dangerously impulsive, divorced from reality, suffering from short-term memory loss, likely to start a nuclear war and therefore dangero…

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                  Democracy is far from dead

                  Democracy has taken some hard hits. But before we cede bragging rights to autocrats, or persuade ourselves of the need for precipitate action to arrest a perilous strategic slide, we need perspective on what has been happening.