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Fifty Shades of Grey trailer most viewed of 2014
Ben Child, theguardian.com
Promo for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s film of EL James’s erotic novel has notched up 36.4m views on YouTube so far• Fifty Shades of Grey trailer: through a glass, daftly • The sag of the erotic thriller: can film ever take sex seriously again?The…
29 of July, 2014

Fifty Shades of Grey trailer most viewed of 2014
Ben Child, theguardian.com

Promo for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s film of EL James’s erotic novel has notched up 36.4m views on YouTube so far

• Fifty Shades of Grey trailer: through a glass, daftly • The sag of the erotic thriller: can film ever take sex seriously again?

The…


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The New York Times Says It’s High Time We Legalize Weed
Dayna Evans, gawker.com
The New York Times unveiled in the Sunday Review today the first editorial in a series emphatically encouraging the legalization of marijuana in America. After Times columnist Maureen Dowd briefly dabbled(but not dabbed) with new…
27 of July, 2014

The New York Times Says It’s High Time We Legalize Weed
Dayna Evans, gawker.com

The New York Times unveiled in the Sunday Review today the first editorial in a series emphatically encouraging the legalization of marijuana in America.
After Times columnist Maureen Dowd briefly dabbled(but not dabbed) with new…


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New York Has A New ‘Millionaire Lair’ For The Hard-Partying Elite
Alyson Penn, businessinsider.com
The recently-opened restaurant/lounge/celebrity hang­out place Beau­tique has been get­ting a lot of buzz late­ly.A New York Post arti­cle by Dana Schus­ter dubbed the West 58th street spot “New York’s newest mil­lion­aire lair.”The scene…
27 of July, 2014

New York Has A New ‘Millionaire Lair’ For The Hard-Partying Elite
Alyson Penn, businessinsider.com

The recently-opened restaurant/lounge/celebrity hang­out place Beau­tique has been get­ting a lot of buzz late­ly.

A New York Post arti­cle by Dana Schus­ter dubbed the West 58th street spot “New York’s newest mil­lion­aire lair.”

The scene…


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'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer Delivers Insane Rush of Action
By Miriam Coleman, rollingstone.com
Comic-Con gets a first look at the long-awaited reboot starring Tom HardyMad Max: Fury Road has been a long time in com­ing. Writer and direc­tor George Miller began the dystopi­an action fran­chise with the orig­i­nal Mel Gib­son…
27 of July, 2014

'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer Delivers Insane Rush of Action
By Miriam Coleman, rollingstone.com

Comic-Con gets a first look at the long-awaited reboot starring Tom Hardy

Mad Max: Fury Road has been a long time in com­ing. Writer and direc­tor George Miller began the dystopi­an action fran­chise with the orig­i­nal Mel Gib­son…


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This Dude Snuck into Every Major Music Festival and Documented a Jawbreaking Movie
Elizabeth Udell, edmtunes.com
Marcus Haney is living every music-lover’s dream. He’s been to “almost 50 around the world” by sneaking into different festivals over the course of four years. Not only is it an incredible feat to accomplish having never been caught, but…
24 of July, 2014

This Dude Snuck into Every Major Music Festival and Documented a Jawbreaking Movie
Elizabeth Udell, edmtunes.com

Marcus Haney is living every music-lover’s dream. He’s been to “almost 50 around the world” by sneaking into different festivals over the course of four years. Not only is it an incredible feat to accomplish having never been caught, but…


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This Is The $20 Billion Future Of Manhattan’s West Side
Megan Willett, businessinsider.com
New York City is con­stant­ly evolv­ing as new sky­scrap­ers shoot into the sky.And adding to the city’s already dynam­ic sky­line is Hud­son Yards, a mas­sive new devel­op­ment on Man­hat­tan’s far west side. The $20 bil­lion project is a join…
24 of July, 2014

This Is The $20 Billion Future Of Manhattan’s West Side
Megan Willett, businessinsider.com

New York City is con­stant­ly evolv­ing as new sky­scrap­ers shoot into the sky.

And adding to the city’s already dynam­ic sky­line is Hud­son Yards, a mas­sive new devel­op­ment on Man­hat­tan’s far west side. The $20 bil­lion project is a join…


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Mark McGwire Comments on Jose Canseco’s Attempt to Reconcile Bash Brothers
By Joseph Zucker , Featured Columnist, bleacherreport.com
The Bash Broth­ers’ rela­tion­ship has been smashed to pieces, and it doesn’t look like it will be put back togeth­er again.Mark McG­wire and Jose Canseco formed one of the most dead­ly offen­sive duos in the late 1980s and early ’90s, but Big …
24 of July, 2014

Mark McGwire Comments on Jose Canseco’s Attempt to Reconcile Bash Brothers
By Joseph Zucker , Featured Columnist, bleacherreport.com

The Bash Broth­ers’ rela­tion­ship has been smashed to pieces, and it doesn’t look like it will be put back togeth­er again.

Mark McG­wire and Jose Canseco formed one of the most dead­ly offen­sive duos in the late 1980s and early ’90s, but Big …


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Carmelo Anthony investing in tech startups through new partnership
By James Herbert, cbssports.com
New York Knicks star Carme­lo Antho­ny is becom­ing a seed investor, part­ner­ing with for­mer NBC vice pres­i­dent Stu­art Gold­farb to form M7 Tech Part­ners, via the Wall Street Jour­nal:M7 Tech Partners will not have outside investors or…
21 of July, 2014

Carmelo Anthony investing in tech startups through new partnership
By James Herbert, cbssports.com

New York Knicks star Carme­lo Antho­ny is becom­ing a seed investor, part­ner­ing with for­mer NBC vice pres­i­dent Stu­art Gold­farb to form M7 Tech Part­ners, via the Wall Street Jour­nal:

M7 Tech Partners will not have outside investors or…


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One Strip Club Has Quite The Retirement Gift For Derek Jeterhuffingtonpost.com
Who needs retire­ment gifts like a rock­ing chair and gold watch? Noth­ing says con­grat­u­la­tions on a bril­liant base­ball career quite like free­bies at a… strip club?An all-nude joint in New York City is offer­ing Derek Jeter and the res…
21 of July, 2014

One Strip Club Has Quite The Retirement Gift For Derek Jeter
huffingtonpost.com

Who needs retire­ment gifts like a rock­ing chair and gold watch? Noth­ing says con­grat­u­la­tions on a bril­liant base­ball career quite like free­bies at a… strip club?

An all-nude joint in New York City is offer­ing Derek Jeter and the res…


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J.J. Abrams shows off new X-wing in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ video
By Oliver Gettell, latimes.com
It looks as though the Mil­len­ni­um Fal­con will have some com­pa­ny in the “Star Wars: Episode VII” hangar.In a new video from the Lon­don set of the space-opera sequel (you can watch above), direc­tor J.J. Abrams pro­vides a glimpse of a…
21 of July, 2014

J.J. Abrams shows off new X-wing in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ video
By Oliver Gettell, latimes.com

It looks as though the Mil­len­ni­um Fal­con will have some com­pa­ny in the “Star Wars: Episode VII” hangar.

In a new video from the Lon­don set of the space-opera sequel (you can watch above), direc­tor J.J. Abrams pro­vides a glimpse of a…


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New York man dies after chokehold by police
By Deborah E. Bloom and Jareen Imam, CNN, cnn.com
Con­front­ed by police try­ing to arrest him for alleged­ly sell­ing ille­gal cig­a­rettes, Eric Gar­ner raised both hands in the air and, with pas­sive defi­ance, told the offi­cers not to touch him. Sec­onds later, a video shows the offi­cer beh…
21 of July, 2014

New York man dies after chokehold by police
By Deborah E. Bloom and Jareen Imam, CNN, cnn.com

Con­front­ed by police try­ing to arrest him for alleged­ly sell­ing ille­gal cig­a­rettes, Eric Gar­ner raised both hands in the air and, with pas­sive defi­ance, told the offi­cers not to touch him. Sec­onds later, a video shows the offi­cer beh…


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