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LCD Soundsystems James Murphy: I was a joke. My wife said I was going to die

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Their success was at its peak when Murphy decided to end the band in 2010. Now, the self-confessed control freak is back with a stunning new album. Its not a cynical career move, he says David Bowie told him to do it In 2010, LCD Soundsystem were in the process of booking a tour in support of their third album, end with a show at Manhattans Madison Square Garden; evidence of how the bands career had unexpectedly flourished. Five years on from their debut album, their fusion of dance music, …

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IKEA releases instructions for making your own ‘Game of Thrones’ cape

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Despite the untold millions of dollars it costs to produce Game of Thrones, it turns out the HBO shows costume designer shops at IKEA just like the rest of us. During a talk at the Getty Museum event in Los Angeles last year, head costume designer Michele Clapton revealed that the capes worn by the Night’s Watch are actually just sheepskin rugs from IKEA, which anyone can purchase for $79. SEE ALSO: Did ‘Game of Thrones’ seriously just spear Drogon then go LOL JK? In …

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Would you kill my mother for me?: a dark case of abuse and revenge

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Dee Dee Blanchard forced her healthy daughter Gypsy to use a wheelchair and fabricated endless medical emergencies for her. Then Gypsy found a boyfriend, and made a grisly plan to escape her mother and start a new life. Erin Lee Carr tells a deeply disturbing story of Munchausen by proxy and murder I have four VHS tapes in a large ziplock bag. They are family home movies, but not of my family. The label of one tape reads simply Gypsy. A little girl appears in the centre of the frame, her eyes …

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23 things non-English-speaking immigrants gave us that we totally don’t need. Not at all.

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… to our national economy, Culture, and idea throughout history that have shaped and continue to shape our way of life?” Simple. Don’t need ’em! 1. Who really needs to Google anything ever? Douchey glasses aside, Google co-founder Sergey Brin was born in Russia, speaking Russian. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. 2. Or look anything up on Yahoo. Who needs web search these days? Jerry Yang reportedly only knew one word of English when he moved to the U.S. in …

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Why the book phone challenge is the social media craze of the summer.

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… Y’all wanna make the BOOK PHONE a CHALLENGE???…Then make it happen!!! #bookphonechallenge A post shared by Lord Jamar Allah (@lordjamar) on Jul 29, 2017 at 9:07am PDT Since #bookphonechallenge began July 29, more than 9,000 posts have used the hashtag. The challenge has spread quickly on social media, particularly among black users. It’s the perfect combination of hip-hop Culture, continuous learning, and great photos. Since reading is perfect for all age and stages, …

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Manicure matching is a new, unusual way to show off your nails

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There are few things more satisfying than a freshly done manicure, but matching your nails perfectly to your favorite outfit is equally as delightful. Nail art lovers on Twitter are showing off their new manis by posting photos of their fingers not matching their outfits per se, but instead coordinating with some pretty unusual accessories. Y’all thought this was over? pic.twitter.com/BnATEYQufw queen of extra (@alinamarie____) February 16, 2017 I feel you sis …

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16 clever tech pranks anyone can do

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Technology has made lots of things in life easier and pranking just happens to be one of them. If you feel like your friends and family haven’t been pranked in awhile, then their time is probably due. We’ve compiled a list of simple and clever pranks that you can pull on your loved ones using the tech you already have. These pranks are also pretty harmless in the long run. You’re trying to toy with your pals’ minds not destroy your friendships. SEE ALSO: 8 Devious …

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Insane turbulence on an American Airlines flight has left at least 10 people injured

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Image: FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images American Airlines Flight 759 headed from Athens, Greece to Philadelphia experienced extreme, unexpected turbulence that left 10 people (passengers and crew) hospitalized, according to reports. The flight had almost 300 people on board and eventually landed safely in Philadelphia. Jessica Huseman, a reporter on the flight, tweeted her experience after the plane had safely landed in Philadelphia. SEE ALSO: American Airlines delayed a flight because the plane …

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I’m the leader of the White Walkers and here’s why we are moving so incredibly slowly

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I love this pic!!Image: mashable composite, hbo Hi I’m the Night King, ruler of the White Walkers/the main guy with the blue head on HBO’s Game of Thrones. There’s been a lot of talk going around lately about how my army is taking too long to move south. Honestly, it feels like everywhere I turn, people are saying, “The White Walkers are moving so slowly,” or, “Everyone is moving so insanely fast except for the White Walkers,” or, “Where even are …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… Seventy years after Partition, Toba Tek Singhs defiant madness evokes freedom better than anything achieved by the supposedly rational nations that came outof that bloody process. Siddhartha Deb is the author of Mohenjo-daro, the seat of that ancient river Culture, is shared no matter modern partitions between our two countries. Today Hindus and Muslims gather to pray together to the saint Udero Lal, a form of the beloved Jhulelal, in the complex where both a temple and a mosque stand …

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