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Tech Start-Ups Now Heavily Investing In Fake Meat Companies

Kira Brekke | April 15, 2014 | Green
Even though meat production is expected to double by 2050, an unlikely bunch is now investing in the tofurkeys, tofus and other meat substitutes of the world -- the techies of Silicon Valley. Carmel DeAmicis, a reporter at the Pando Daily who covers startups, explained...

I Realized How Much My Husband Loved Me After He Had Me Committed

Ryan Buxton | April 15, 2014 | Weddings
Four years ago, blogger Rona Berry Morin was struggling with a bout of depression so dark that she attempted suicide, leading her husband to make a tough decision. "One of the biggest things for me that really saved my life was when my husband had me committed," Berry...

These Maps Show Just How Segregated New York City Really Is

Christopher Mathias | April 15, 2014 | Black Voices
New York City may be one of the most diverse cities in the world, but it's also one of the most segregated cities in the United States. Take a look at these maps from Daniel Kay Hertz, a masters student at the Harris School of Public...

Beyonce + Seder = Beyonceder And It Makes Passover So Much Better

Sara Roncero-Menendez | April 15, 2014 | Religion
Passover is the Jewish celebration, commemorating the liberation of Jewish slaves from Egypt. The holiday has lots of different traditions, like only eating unleavened bread and having a seder in remembrance of the hardships faced by Moses and the Jews. But as with most holidays filled with family, food...

Former Online Poker Player Looks To Unseat Dem Congressman Mike Thompson

Mollie Reilly | April 15, 2014 | Politics
James Hinton of Napa, a former on-line Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson in the heavily Democratic 5th Congressional District. And Hinton said despite the odds, he's not bluffing...

Brunei Law To Allow Death By Stoning For Gay Sex

James Nichols | April 15, 2014 | Gay Voices
The United Nations has responded to the nation of Brunei, a sovereign state in southeast Asia, where officials are reportedly set to roll out a new penal code including death by stoning as punishment for same-sex acts. Other offenses referenced in the revision of capital punishment regulations reportedly include "

5 Delicious-Looking Meals From Fiction (PHOTOS)

Maddie Crum | April 15, 2014 | Books
If art imitates life, it's a wonder that the bulk of book scenes aren't set at diners or dinner tables. Still, a number of classics tie the sensuousness of eating in with their themes of memory (Proust's famous madeleine), anxiety (Holden's birdlike diet in The Catcher in the Rye) and...

NPD: 66% of U.S. mobile broadband connections by end of 2015 will be tablets

Amy Dalton | April 15, 2014 | Technology
By the end of 2015, active mobile broadband devices are forecast to reach 34 million, a nearly 50 percent increase from 2013, according to The NPD Group Connected Intelligence Mobile Broadband Market Share and Forecast Report. Two-thirds (66 percent) of those devices will be tablets.

BlackBerry's Next Move May Be A Phone That Keeps You Healthy

Betsy Isaacson | April 15, 2014 | Technology
Prophecies abound of Blackberry's demise, but the Canadian smartphone company is still making investments -- including collaborating with Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of health care IT company NantHealth and mobile innovator NantMobile, to create what Soon-Shiong calls a "novel" smartphone. Soon-Shiong and Blackberry's plans are...

These Are The 10 Fastest-Emerging Global Cities

Charlotte Alfred | April 15, 2014 | World
Cities in lower-income countries are rapidly catching up with the world's top business capitals, according to a new report. Chicago-based consulting firm A.T. Kearney is predicting the next generation of global cities, based on the speed with which they are catching up to world capitals. The "Emerging...

X-Pop: Is It Ice Cream Or A Sex Toy?

David Moye | April 15, 2014 | Weird News
A brand new popsicle from the Swedish ice cream company GB Glace is arousing controversy because of its phallic shape. The X-Pop comes with a tip filled with sherbet that explodes in the mouth once you bite into it.

Democrats Have Big Advantage -- For Now

Paige Lavender | April 15, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening. An imprecise snapshot of political giving is...

Watch Billy Eichner Dressed As The Easter Bunny Yell At People About 'The Passion Of The Christ'

Katla McGlynn | April 15, 2014 | Comedy
Some of Billy Eichner's "Billy On The Street" segments are so random, they border on performance art. And this, my friends, is ART. Watch Billy Eichner, dressed as the Easter Bunny, question harass New Yorkers on their feelings about Mel Gibson's 2004 film, "The Passion Of The...

Obama To Meet With Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh

Shadee Ashtari | April 15, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the White House early next month. The White House says the May 5 visit by the third-term president of the East African nation recognizes the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Djibouti.

Nas On The Songs He Never Got To Make With Amy Winehouse

Emily Tess Katz | April 15, 2014 | HuffPost Live 321
Nas had plans to collaborate with Amy Winehouse before she passed away in 2011, the hip-hop legend told HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill on Tuesday in an appearance to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his debut album "Illmatic." "She had done 'Me & Mr. Jones' on her last...

How the eHarmony Crazy Cat Lady Tricked The Internet

Christine Dalton | April 15, 2014 | Comedy
If you've ever been on the Internet, you've probably seen Debbie, the crazy eHarmony cat lady. Her video for the online dating site went viral and now has almost 28 million views. Only issue? 'Debbie' was totally made up. Cara Hartmann recorded the video back in...

Ex-Sheriff Wanted 'Women In Front' In Case Of Shootout With Feds

David Moye | April 15, 2014 | Crime
A former Arizona sheriff who supported the Nevada rancher in his land dispute with the federal government says he would have put women in the frontline if officers started shooting. The armed standoff between Cliven Bundy and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management over grazing rights...

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Her Fears: 'I'm Afraid Of Being Vulnerable In Front Of The World'

Taylor Trudon | April 15, 2014 | Teen
Between taking selfies with presidents, rocking awesome hair and acquiring more than 21 million Twitter followers, it's easy to forget that at the end of the day, even one of the world's biggest pop stars can doubt herself. In a wonderfully brave video...

'Rock Of Ages' Creator Aims To Bring 'Soul Train' To Broadway

Brennan Williams | April 15, 2014 | Black Voices
NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday he's hoping to repeat his success by turning "Soul Train" into...

This Is Everything You Need To Know About Understanding Art In One Hilarious Video

Isaac Saul | April 15, 2014 | Arts
Some art is just hard to understand, isn't it? We know it can be tough, so we've found someone who can give you sound advice: Mr. Forthright. This wise gentlemen uploaded a video explaining how to pretend you understand art, so nobody will doubt your education. His...