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Get ready to stuff your face on Super Bowl Sunday

So many chicken wings for the Super Bowl.Image: AP Super Bowl Sunday isn’t quite a holiday like Thanksgiving (yet), but everyone eats like it’s one. But instead of turkey and cranberry sauce, everyone is stuffing their faces with only the healthiest of foods. Think chips, beer, cheese dip, chicken wings and pizza. And nachos. SEE ALSO: ‘Hamilton’ will make a Super Bowl appearance While the 22 men run around in…

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Black Sabbath bow out in Birmingham with final concert – BBC News

Black Sabbath were formed in 1968 by Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. While Osbourne quit in 1977 to be replaced by Rainbow’s Ronnie James Dio, the classic line-up made their way back in 1997. Ward has not played with the band since 2012 and Osbourne, Iommi and Butler were joined on stage at the final shows by drummer Tommy Clufetos and keyboard player Adam…

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Guy Hamilton: The James Bond director who went undercover in WW2 – BBC News

Image caption Hamilton used the Shelburne Line, one of a series of crucial Allied escape routes that crisscrossed occupied France Plymouth’s Honorary French Consul Alain Sibril, who was born in Brittany and whose grandfather was part of the local Resistance, said: “This was shortly after D-Day, it was extremely, extremely dangerous. “You can imagine it was a terrible place to be stuck.” Who will be the next 007? Train like…

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‘Dog’s Purpose’ video mischaracterized events on set, investigation finds

(CNN)A video appearing to show a dog in distress during filming of the movie “A Dog’s Purpose” was “deliberately edited for the purpose of misleading the public and stoking public outrage,” according to an independent, third-party investigation. American Humane, an organization tasked with ensuring safety of animal actors on set, said the investigation’s findings “confirm that no animals were harmed in those scenes and numerous preventative safety measures were in…

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3 tips for cutting the cable cord in 2017

Image: pixabay Anyone who has ever dealt with a cable companys customer service department knows that the industry is stuck in 1995 or perhaps in the ninth circle of well, you know where. But its 2017. We no longer need to be beholden to cable companies. As alternative options to traditional cable packages become more ubiquitous, streaming services have brought us into the 21st century. Today, the number of cord-cutters…

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Google Docs: The new tool of choice for those resisting in Trump’s America

Image: MASHABLE COMPOSITE: AMBAR DEL MORAL During a time of impassioned protests, controversial policies, and steadfast political resistance, the people of Trump’s America and those standing in solidarity across the globe are coming together in unique ways to make a difference. The stark change in political tides has reignited an otherwise subdued form of communication amongst the many scrambling to organize, and fighting to stay informed: the sharing of Google…

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Some longtime Super Bowl advertisers will bypass the game entirely this year

Doritos has ended its long-running “Crash the Super Bowl” campaign.Image: screenshot, doritos For the past decade, the antics of Dortitos-obsessed dogs, babies and jerkish men have been a crowd-pleasing staple of Super Bowl commercial breaks. Many of the chip brand’s ads were so popular that they entertained people well beyond their short seconds on air through social media shares and online views in the millions. So recently, parent company Frito-Lay…

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These magazine covers show just how much America’s image has changed under Trump

Magazings at home and abroad took aim at Trump’s policies.Image: New Yorker/Der Spiegel/Mashable Composite Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” With Donald Trump’s immigration ban targeting refugees from Muslim countries, the words of the Statue of Liberty don’t seem to burn with the same fervor they did before. A darkness has fallen upon the country’s role as a refuge a reality magazines around…

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37 Creative Gender Reveal Ideas You Can Steal

Blue or pink? Learning the gender of ababy is a very exciting momenteven forfamily and friends of the parents-to-be. Creative gender reveals have become increasingly popular among couples who want to find out the gender of their baby before birth. Some parents-to-be are throwing gender reveal parties to find out the sex of their baby in a unique way, such as having their loved ones cover them in powder paint….

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Retailers ‘left behind’ as consumers change habits – BBC News

Glen Tooke, consumer insight director at Kantar, says many retailers have been “left behind” as buying patterns have changed. “These companies are stuck in a rigid, seasonal buying cycle which no longer reflects how consumers shop,” says Mr Tooke. The data covered clothing, footwear and accessories sold by both High Street retailers and supermarkets. Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Consumers are increasingly looking to buy items they can layer up…

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You’ll want to have these 10 apps on hand next time you protest

Image: David McNew/Getty Images Overwhelmed by President Donald Trump? Attending a protest or march is one way to make your voice heard. SEE ALSO: 4 new sites to help you take action after the Women’s March on Washington If you’re headed out, it’s a good idea to expect the unexpected. Here are the apps we recommend you have at your fingertips while you’re fighting the good fight. 1. Countable Image:…

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Airbnb, Twitter raise big money to fight Trump’s immigration policy

Airbnb is matching donations to help immigrants affected by Trump’s travel ban.Image: Mike Windle/Getty Images for Airbnb Money is still coming in fast and furious to organizations that help those affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban. And a big chunk of change is coming from tech companies. SEE ALSO: Starbucks CEO’s powerful open letter on Trump’s Muslim ban Airbnb, who already vowed to help with housing for stranded refugees and…

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Sonam Kapoor now has messaging stickers styled after her film looks

Image: GOOGLE PLAY STORE Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has done a Kim Kardashian by launching in-app stickers styled after her. SEE ALSO: In a first for Bollywood celebrities, Sonam Kapoor launches her own app The stickers are inspired by her looks from the films Neerja, Aisha, Khoobsurat, I Hate Luv Storys and Dolly Ki Doli. Kapoor posted an in-app message announcing the new feature. She wrote: “Hey Tribe, now you…

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Yemeni Bodega Owners Strike, Pray And Protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

NEW YORK As the sun set Thursday evening, hundreds of Yemeni bodega owners lined up for prayers outside Brooklyn Borough Hall. An imams chants of Allahu Akbar filled the air, and the storekeepers alternated between standing and kneeling onto the cold concrete. There was a lot to pray for. President Donald Trumps ban on immigrants from Yemen and six other Muslim-majority countries has affected some of these bodega owners personally….

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Super Bowl LI has military ties on both teams with Garland and Cardona

Houston (CNN)When Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Ben Garland was attending the Air Force Academy, he really wasn’t focused on pursuing a career in the NFL. “I was thinking more so becoming an Air Force officer and being the best pilot I can be,” Garland said in Houston as his team was in the midst for preparing for Super Bowl LI. The game, which is scheduled to kick off Sunday at…

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51 fascinating things to know about Super Bowl LI

(CNN)The Super Bowl, aka your best yearly excuse to crush a six pack while you’re on a couch on a Sunday night, is just days away! You already know the basics: The Atlanta Falcons and quarterback Matt Ryan will take on the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady in a battle between North and South; veterans and Super Bowl neophytes. For all the nitty gritty gameday details, consult the…

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Here come the Trump conspiracy theories

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s nefarious goals are a recurring theme in left-wing conspiracy theory.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Conservative bloggers and opinion writers don’t have a monopoly on spreading their political conspiracy theories. After President Donald Trump signed his executive order prohibiting people from Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the U.S., activists mobilized against the constitutionally questionable ban that caused chaos in airports nationwide over the weekend. But their protests may…

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How Facebook is the main portal to people

Image: ROLF VENNENBERND/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP IMAGES Mobile, once Facebook’s greatest flaw, is now the social network’s greatest success thanks to its ownership of four of the world’s most powerful apps. That’s not enough. Now, Facebook is working on further integrating these apps to dominate your smartphone experience while simultaneously building for the next platform. “For a while it didn’t make sense to do multiple standalone apps,” said Scott Stanchak, New York Times…

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Twitter’s former CEO says manual curation could help fight abuse

Image: PRESS ASSOCIATION VIA AP IMAGES/ASSOCIATED PRESS Twitter has a big plan to combat abuse. CEO Jack Dorsey and VP of Engineering Ed Ho have been chatting back and forth about it, on Twitter, all week. But don’t get too excited just yet you’ll probably roll your eyes when you hear today’s update. We heard you, we didn’t move fast enough last year; now we’re thinking about progress in days…

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Peter Thiel got a New Zealand passport despite having no plan to live there

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and venture capitalist, leaves an elevator at Trump Tower in New York City.Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump’s man in Silicon Valley, Peter Thiel has options should his current political experiment not work out. In January, the New Zealand Herald uncovered that the infamous venture capitalist had been a New Zealand citizen since 2011, raising eyebrows around the world. Just how Thiel obtained the passport…

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New Twitter bot helps users celebrate black culture this Black History Month

Image: Vicky Leta / Mashable Looking for new ways to celebrate black history and culture this Black History Month? There’s a bot for that. Blackbirds, Twitter’s black employee resource group, launched a chatbot on Feb. 1 to provide users with community-focused facts, information and support. When you DM the @Blackbirds account, the bot will greet you automatically, letting you choose from one of four preset categories: Today in #BlackHistory, #ForTheCause,…

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Bride Has Perfect Wedding. 6 Months Later, Doctor Makes A Chilling Realization About Her Husband

For the first 46 years of his life, Clive Wearing was an accomplished musician, conductor and music expert. The respected Englishman was healthy, intelligent and immensely gifted. But in March of 1985, sixth months after marrying his wife Deborah, Clive woke up and couldn’t remember her name, or anything else for that matter. The doctor said he just fatigued and had the flu. But when his symptoms worsened, out came…

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Falcons on a plane: First class treatment for birds of prey

(CNN)Have you ever boarded a flight dreading who might be your neighbor for the next few hours? Maybe they’ll snore, or encroach on your personal space, or perhaps it’ll be a screaming baby. Passengers flying on Qatar, Emirates, Etihad or Royal Jordanian Airlines, however, have a unique type of neighbor to worry about — the pet falcon. Royal Jordanian Airlines is slightly more accommodating, and allows two falcons per seat…

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12 Simple Laundry Hacks You Need To Know Before Putting In Your Next Load

Ever since my mom started making me and my brother do our own laundry as kids, I’ve searched for the easiest ways to get it done with the least amount of effort. Luckily, there are plenty of folks out there who have shared their genius and simplelaundry hacks. Trust me, if there’s a mistake to be made in the laundry room, I have made it. I can’t tell you how…

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