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John Oliver on Class Warfare: Hard Work Won’t Get You Rich

By Annie Colbert John-oliver Feed-fb

The wealth game is rigged, but optimistic Americans believe they can still win. On Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver rails against the ever-growing wealth gap in the United States

And if you were wondering which side of income inequality you fall on, Oliver explains that, too. (Hint: It’s how…

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German Newspapers Had a Field Day With the World Cup Win

By Neha Prakash Worldcupgermany Feed-fb

You don’t have to read German — or even follow the news — to know that newspapers in Germany would go wild with the country’s fourth World Cup title win

Mario Götze, the 22-year-old forward who scored the only goal (that actually counted) in Sunday’s match against Argentina was, rightfully, splashed across several front pages, depicting him clutching the coveted trophyWeltmeist…

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Don’t give them ideas! Safari park boss takes his two young chimps to see the Planet of the Apes movie – and says they can follow the plot and even bark at the bad guys

The two chimps, Vali and Sugriva, both two-years-old, were able to enjoy the full cinema experience at the BigD Auditoirum at the Carmike Cinema, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Don’t give them ideas! Safari park boss takes his two young chimps to see the Planet of the Apes movie – and says they can follow the plot and even bark at the bad guys

The two chimps, Vali and Sugriva, both two-years-old, were able to enjoy the full cinema experience at the BigD Auditoirum at the Carmike Cinema, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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New Raspberry Pi Adds More USB Ports, Still Just $35

By Christina Warren Rasberry-pi-bplus Feed-fb

A new version of the Raspberry Pi — the $35 credit card-sized computer — will have a few design changes that will make it more robust, and it will still come with the same low price tag

For those that aren’t familiar, the Raspberry Pi is a low-cost, low-powered full computer that has been used by everyone from tinkerers to educators to gadget-makers

See also: Under the…

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Letter From Europe: Italian Island of Elba Clings to Napoleon’s Legacy

By By CELESTINE BOHLEN Elba has become a microcapital of Napoleon-mania, with a full calendar of period balls, commemorative Masses, conferences, theatrical performances, book readings and walking tours.

Letter From Europe: Italian Island of Elba Clings to Napoleon’s Legacy

By By CELESTINE BOHLEN Elba has become a microcapital of Napoleon-mania, with a full calendar of period balls, commemorative Masses, conferences, theatrical performances, book readings and walking tours.

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World’s Richest Lose $33 Billion as Slim Plans Breakup

Bucking the trend was Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who added $4.4 billion to his fortune after he announced plans to carve up his telecommunications empire. The billionaire said this week that his (more…)

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Doctor Who hit by a further online leak with rough footage from new series with Peter Capaldi emerging

The sci-fi series is not due to be screened until late next month on BBC1 but a black and white version without special effects has found its way on to the internet.

Doctor Who hit by a further online leak with rough footage from new series with Peter Capaldi emerging

The sci-fi series is not due to be screened until late next month on BBC1 but a black and white version without special effects has found its way on to the internet.

Hitman ‘Freddy’ jailed for 38 years for murdering Tottenham Turks gang boss

Jamie Marsh-Smith (pictured), 23, of Manor House, north London, was hired to kill Zafer Eren, of the Tottenham Turks gang, by rivals the Hackney Turks.

Hitman ‘Freddy’ jailed for 38 years for murdering Tottenham Turks gang boss

Jamie Marsh-Smith (pictured), 23, of Manor House, north London, was hired to kill Zafer Eren, of the Tottenham Turks gang, by rivals the Hackney Turks.

Anti-government fervor putting cops at risk

Recent police slayings celebrated on social media; rise in extremism increases safety fears.

Anti-government fervor putting cops at risk

Recent police slayings celebrated on social media; rise in extremism increases safety fears.

Ukraine accuses Russian officers of fighing alongside rebels

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russian military staff officers on Monday of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said a newly-developed Russian missile system was

Ukraine accuses Russian officers of fighing alongside rebels

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russian military staff officers on Monday of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said a newly-developed Russian missile system was

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Hamas Publishes Photo of a Drone It Says It Built

By By ISABEL KERSHNER and PATRICK J. LYONS Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, said on Monday that it had built and flown three types of unmanned aircraft against Israel, all variants of an Iranian-made drone.

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These Pictures Of Grandmas All Over The World Posing With Home-Cooked Meals Are Like Comfort Food For The Soul.

By Alex 1. Bat Bot (Berber Bread Baked in a Pan) - Fatma Bahkach, 59 - Aghrimz, Morocco

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimbertiknows there’s nothing quite like a grandmother’s home-cooked meal. The smell alone brings about a certain warmth that is like no other. It’s almost as if you’re eating their love, and lots of it. To show everyone that this phenomenon is universal, Galimberti traveled across the world and photographed grandmothers with their specialty dishes. The…

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Bittersweet delivery as brain-dead woman gives birth to baby named Faith before being taken off life support by family

Bethel, Alaska native Jessie Ayagalria was 12 weeks pregnant when she suffered a seizure and went into cardiac arrest.

Bittersweet delivery as brain-dead woman gives birth to baby named Faith before being taken off life support by family

Bethel, Alaska native Jessie Ayagalria was 12 weeks pregnant when she suffered a seizure and went into cardiac arrest.

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1 Book Told in 280 Tweets: ‘Cloud Atlas’ Author Writes a Twitter Story

By Brian Anthony Hernandez David-mitchell-twitter-book Feed-fb

Author David Mitchell, the mastermind behind acclaimed novels Cloud Atlas and number9dream, is straying away from traditional book pages and more modern ebook platforms to tell his latest tale, opting instead to publish the story on Twitter.

The short book, The Right Sort, will be told with 280 tweets, which began rolling out Monday morning and will continue all this…

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Home Depot Shopping List: Shelving? Check. 3D Printers? Check.

By Samantha Murphy Kelly Makerbot1 Feed-fb

For those with ambitions of 3D-printing utensils, figurines or other objects for the home, Home Depot may be your next stop.

In a move that could launch 3D printing into the mainstream, Home Depot announced on Monday it will be selling 3D printers from MakerBot at various stores as part of a national pilot program.

See also: A 3D Printer Could Be Your Future Tattoo…

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