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8 petty laws inspired by Honolulu’s attempted ban on cellphone walking

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… the fresh hell, Hawaii? According to CNN, Brandon Elefante, the Honolulu city councilman who introduced the bill, got this idea from high school students, so you know it’s gotta be brilliant. “These high school groups were concerned for their peers being distracted while crossing the streets and looking at their phones instead of looking both ways,” Elefante said. “The advancement of technology can sometimes be a distraction and cause people to not pay attention.” …

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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… wasn’t particularly interested in high school math acquisition, but nobody ever said we were put on this earth for our own entertainment”) or Selin watching a crush dig through his pockets (“An amazing sight, someone youre infatuated with trying to fish something out of a jeans pocket”), Batuman writes of Selin’s adventures with a bluntness and dryness that’s witty, so mundane that it’s surreal, and yet, instantly relatable in a way that will make …

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The Best One Piece Swimsuits For Girls With Big Boobs

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… bottom and high-cut legs. Normally, I can’t wear anything with an open back that shows off side boob, but this little masterpiece has adjustable straps to prevent gravity from shitting all over my entire life. Halter tops are totally perfect for big boobs, as long as they’re easily adjustable. This one has removable padding, which is something you should always look for in swimwear if you’re busty. (Seriously, can we come up with a new word to replace busty? It’s like, …

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He Sat Down With An Old Woman…When She Told Him Her One Regret, He Was Blown Away

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What’s on your bucket list? Maybe it’s as crazy as skydiving or as simple as seeing the ocean for the first time. For Nik Wallenda, it was something far more gut-wrenching. Last year Wallenda performed an amazing high-wire walk in Chicago. (If you didn’t watch it, you need to do so right this second.) The daredevil holds nine Guinness World Records, so it’s safe to say that he’s crossed everything off his bucket list. So what’s next for the nonstop …

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Janeane Garofalo is a tiny thing, but the air around her crackles

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… I havent dedicated much brain space to her. Last week, I went to see her in theBroadway revival of Scott McPhersons family drama-comedy Romy And Micheles high School Reunion immediately.) I thought about all Garofalos combined experience on screen and stage, and smiled at how lucky I am to have seen her in the flesh. It was a smug smile, yes. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jul/15/janeane-garofalo-film-theatre-marvins-room-bim-adewunmi …

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Robinson Cano’s go-ahead home run lifts AL All-Stars in 10th inning

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Robinson Cano hugged Francisco Lindor after the final out, exchanged high-fives with his American League teammates and put an arm around the shoulder of designated hitter/photographer Nelson Cruz. Winning the All-Star Game still seemed to matter, even if it didn’t mean World Series home field. Cano homered off Cubs closer Wade Davis leading off the 10th inning and the AL beat the National League 2-1 Tuesday night for its fifth straight victory in a game dominated by this era’s …

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What if women ruled the world?

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… the pieces. Its about making men and women equally able to succeed Alaa Murabit, UN high-Level Commissioner I believe that women make more pragmatic decisions and are forward-thinking. They ensure sustainability for future generations. Women at the table will invest heavily in better education, affordable healthcare and access to clean water. Womens empowerment will produce collateral benefits: LGBTQ rights, indigenous peoples rights, childrens rights, religious freedom. Family-friendly policies …

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Meet Silvercar, The Startup Trying To Shake Up Airport Car Rental

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… arbitrary price gouging, and fee add-ons, and a lack of technological innovation, all to keep expenses low and profits high. “The car rental companies are still pressed to maximize profitability, which comes down to taking a risk, meaning overbooking,” said John Thomas, a partner in auto rental industry consultancy Wilkinson Thomas Consulting. “So not getting the size or the model that you reserved is always a challenge because car companies are pushing the envelope of …

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10+ Funny White Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

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Using “alternative facts” as a parenting device, however, can occasionally misfire. If your young detective catches you in a lie, you’re in hot water. “Kids globalize and say, ‘My parent is a liar. Are they also lying about loving me?’” Canadian parenting expert Alyson Schafer told The Washington Post in 2015. On the importance of owning up to it, and making up for it, though, she added that “making a mistake gracefully is a really important …

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Jon Hamm: Therapy is like going to the dentist

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… died of cancer and by 20, hed lost his father and grandmother, too, who had played a significant role in raising him. Thats whats bittersweet about my success, he says. My parents never got to see it. For two years, he lived in his college roommates parents house, in the basement, eventually finding a job as a high-school drama teacher. Then after a year of that, he decided to give Hollywood a try, moving in with an aunt in Silverlake. If it didnt work out in five years, he told himself, he …

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