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Broncos Hold On To Beat Colts 31-24

AP | Matt Ferner | September 8, 2014 | Sports
DENVER (AP) — Andrew Luck nearly spoiled the party at Peyton's place. However, fourth-quarter comeback No. 12 in the career of No. 12 fell just short.

The Last Summer 'Supermoon' Of 2014 Is Also A Harvest Moon

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | September 8, 2014 | Science
Skywatchers, you're in for a treat. Tonight's "supermoon" is a pretty special one. When the moon turns full on Monday, Sept. 8 at 9:38 p.m. EDT, it not only will become the last supermoon of the summer, but also this year's Harvest Moon -- which is...

12 Amazing Snacks You Forgot About That You Should Eat Immediately

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | September 8, 2014 | Taste
Don't ever forget about these snacks again...

Bud Light Fans Stuck In Small Town After Filming Beer Ad

AP | AP | September 8, 2014 | Business
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) — More than 1,000 people flown in to the small Colorado resort town of Crested Butte for the filming of Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light commercial were having problems leaving the party Sunday evening. The beer giant paid $500,000 to paint several blocks of a central street blue...

The 50 States Of Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | September 8, 2014 | Healthy Living
From every state's unofficial dessert to the fattiest foods in the U.S., state-by-state food rankings often leave much to be desired among those of us on nutrition-minded end of the eating spectrum. It's about time we had state foods we could really be proud of. ...

This NFL Fan Map Breaks Down America's Real Rooting Interests (Or: No County For Jets Fans)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | September 7, 2014 | Sports
It ain't easy being Gang Green. With the 2014 NFL season kicking off, the Facebook Data Team created a county-by-county map of NFL fandom throughout the United States by counting up football fans' "Like" clicks for each of the 32 teams. The result is a kaleidoscopic topography...

Retired Bomb-Sniffing Dog Will Get Life-Saving Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | September 7, 2014 | Good News
Kay, a former military working dog, may have saved thousands of lives by sniffing out improvised explosive devices in Iraq and Afghanistan. His owner just wants to return the favor, and thanks to a successful online fundraiser, that's finally possible. Kay, an 8-year-old Labrador-pit bull mix, has a...

GOP Senator Pat Roberts: Leave Marijuana Legalization Up To The States

Mollie Reilly | September 7, 2014 | Politics
Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas), who is locked in a tough re-election battle, said Saturday that states should be free to legalize marijuana. During a debate with independent rival Greg Orman, Roberts was asked for his position on marijuana legalization. “That's not a federal...

It's Amazing How Much More Money You Earn With A Penis, Report Notes

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | September 5, 2014 | College
As debate over the high cost and sometimes diminishing returns of a college degree these days continues, a new report suggests the relative value of the degree really depends on whether you're a man or a woman. According to a new report from Fusion Interactive,

17 Signs Your Pet Is A Stage-5 Clinger

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | September 5, 2014 | Comedy
We all love our pets, but for every indifferent cat and laid-back dog, there are animals who can only be described as stage-5 clingers. If you're the owner of one of these overly attached pets, you probably already know (they're probably trying to prevent you from reading this...

Proof Women Are Taking Nude Pictures -- And They're Not Stopping Anytime Soon

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | September 5, 2014 | Women
Taking nude pictures is a pretty common practice, if a new survey is to be believed. In the wake of this week's leaked celebrity photo scandal, polled readers about their own nude picture-taking habits. Of the 850 readers who responded to a poll in...

Our Creepy Attachment To Cell Phones Could Be An Addiction

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | September 5, 2014 | Healthy Living
I’m taking a community college stats course right now through the UCLA extension program, and even though I’m only 29, I've found myself experiencing a lot of horrifying "back in my day" moments. Here’s one: The class costs $575, and a parking pass for the quarter costs an extra $129....

What We Can Really Learn From That Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Study

Anna Almendrala | September 5, 2014 | Healthy Living
A new study comparing low-carbohydrate diets to low-fat diets is making waves with the finding that cutting down on carbs not only results in more dramatic weight loss, but is also more successful at reducing the risk of cardiovascular heart disease than a traditional low-fat diet. The findings,

'$15 Could Change Everything': Hundreds Arrested As Fast-Food Workers Strike Nationwide

Dave Jamieson | September 5, 2014 | Business
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- About two dozen of this city's fast-food workers marched Thursday afternoon to a street corner that's home to a McDonald's, a Wendy's and a KFC. Calling for a living wage of $15, they seated themselves in the middle of a freeway entrance, backing up traffic as far...

These Are The Best Places In America To Raise Girls

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | September 4, 2014 | Parents
Parents with girls take notice: The region where you raise your daughter could have a significant impact on her well-being, according to a new report from the Girl Scout Research Institute. The report, titled "The State Of Girls: Thriving Or Surviving?," outlines the best and worst states...

Cory Gardner Brags About A Measure That Failed In New Campaign Ad

AP | September 4, 2014 | Politics
DENVER (AP) — GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner, framed by sunflowers and wind turbines, tells voters in a campaign ad this week that he co-wrote a law to launch Colorado's green-energy economy. He leaves out that the law was repealed five years later, deemed useless for not enabling a single...

Millennials Are 'Alienated' And Less Trusting Than Generation X Was

Tyler Kingkade | September 4, 2014 | College
CHICAGO (AP) — They're often pegged as the civic-minded, do-gooding generation. But while they're still optimistic about their own personal prospects, a new study finds that today's youth are often more skeptical of the country's institutions than the young generations that preceded them. The Millennials also are as mistrusting of...

The Most Obese State Is...

Amanda L. Chan | September 4, 2014 | Healthy Living
The adult obesity rate in two states now exceeds 35 percent, and 20 states now have an obesity rate above 30 percent, according to a new report looking at weight across the United States. The report examining U.S. adult obesity, released today (Sept. 4) from the Trust for...

6 Old-School Myths About Women And Sex, Busted

Amanda Scherker | September 4, 2014 | Women
Women are the fairer sex. They love weddings and are just way better at being monogamous. Really good orgasms make them fall in love! Er. Not quite. What if most of the conventional wisdom you've heard about women's sexuality was patently untrue? Here are 6 of...

Marijuana Legalization Supported By A Growing Majority Of Americans, Survey Shows

Matt Ferner | September 3, 2014 | Politics
A broad new survey shows that a majority of American adults continue to support marijuana legalization in the United States, and that support appears to be growing. The survey, released last week from online polling data company CivicScience, asked more than 450,000 U.S. adults over the last two...
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