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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

What are you reading? April 16, 2014

In this series I note what I am reading and people comment with what they're reading.

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Related Topix: Games, Scrabble

5 hrs ago | CNN

"FASHIONISTA": An Evening To Remember

An evening soiree "FASHIONISTA" was held at Club Eco Vista showcasing famous designer Jyoti Sachdev Iyer with her haute couture collection with a quirky name "Pleats Please".

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Related Topix: Summer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New York Post

Instagram sketches turn regular dad into modern-day Warhol

Despite a 9-to-5 gig and five kids, Donald Robertson is an incredibly prolific - and profitable - off-duty artist.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Larchmont, NY

PanArmenian Network

"Grand Budapest Hotel" becomes Wes Anderson's highest-grossing movie

PanARMENIAN.Net - "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has reached yet another milestone. The quirky dramedy has passed the $100 million mark at the worldwide box office to become director Wes Anderson's highest-grossing movie to date.

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Related Topix: Moonrise Kingdom, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Royal Tenenbaums, Cinema

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Summer in New York is pretty awful if you don't have air conditioning. Even if you do, your boxy window air conditioner might leave you wanting more.

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ContactMusic.com

Introducing: Quirky, Avant-Garde Indie Pop From Brooklyn's Finest, Ava Luna

Sometimes we come across a band so creative, whimsical and innovative that no matter what they do, they'll never fail to entertain us.

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Related Topix: Van Etten, NY, Chanson

KickingTires

2015 Nissan Murano: First Look

Nissan has two SUV flavors in its showrooms. If you need family-hauler, there's the seven-passenger Pathfinder.

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Wall Street Journal

Julep Beauty Raises $30M to Give Big Beauty a Makeover with Crowdsourcing

Investors are putting $30 million into Julep Beauty Inc., bankrolling the startup's quest to displace the Revlons and Cover Girls of the world.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Arab Times

Cannes prepares to unveil A-list

PARIS, April 13, : Cannes film festival organisers will on Thursday fire the starting gun for this year's Riviera movie extravaganza when they unveil the films chosen to compete for its top Palme d'Or prize.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Paris, Comedy Movies, Drive, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Ryan Gosling

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Space is the Place Sun Ra

I think the point that Jazz has its share of the eccentric and the quirky is pretty clear.

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Related Topix: Sun Ra, Jazz, Drugs, Birmingham, AL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

AutoSpies

New York Auto Show: Mini Gives Us a Taste Of a Trippy,...

If there's one thing we have to say we like about MINI it is the brand's unapologetic love for fun.

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Related Topix: Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Autos

Motor Trend

Honda to Announce Fit-Based Crossover at New York

With the Honda Element out of the picture and the CR-V's having grown up a bit , the automaker no longer has a small and quirky model in its crossover lineup.

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Related Topix: Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, SUV, Honda Element, Honda CR-V, Honda Vezel, Autos

Switched

All The Celebrity Cameos You Missed Watching 'Sex And The City' The First Time Around

"Sex and the City" was undoubtedly the Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte show, with the occasional Big, Aidan and Steve sneaking their way into our hearts.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, CSI: NY, Action TV, Crime TV, Girls

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The latest quirky treasures from Second Use, April 11, 2014

" Vintage Maytag electric washer , great look. Great decorative piece, cord has been snipped.

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Architect Online

Ants of the Prairie: Into the Wild

Joyce Hwang's practice, Ants of the Prairie, is generating buzz with innovative projects that create urban habitats for bees, bats, and other threatened species.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Cornell University, Buffalo, NY, Princeton University

ContactMusic.com

Actor Adam Scarimbolo Sues Over Bar Assault

Actor Adam Scarimbolo was brutally beaten by four thugs at a bar in New York after they accused him of flirting with their women.

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Related Topix: Adam Scarimbolo, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

River Front Times

Tom Colicchio On Tatyana Telnikova's Decision to Change Craft Art Bar Name: "Wise"

Consider these two very different restaurateurs. The first is Tatyana Telnikova, small business owner, proprietress of the quirky and beloved HandleBar in the Grove, Russian immigrant.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Top Chef, Television, Life, Food, Chefs, Tom Colicchio, Restaurant Management, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Refinery 29

Simon (Doonan) Says: Change Your Style POV

Before becoming a famed Vogue editor-in-chief, Diana Vreeland showed off her signature style in a column for Harper's Bazaar called "Why Don't You?" In this, sartorial magic was born.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Barneys New York, Retail

BroadcastNewsroom

Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc. Gets Animated in New Advertising Campaign

Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, Inc., a wellness company that helps patients manage their chronic conditions by providing cost-effective, high-quality medical and pharmacy supplies delivered directly to their homes, announced the launch of its first national television advertising campaign.

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Related Topix: TV Advertising

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Blackpool Today

No place like home for young model

A young model has been making her mark on catwalks across the globe and has cut her cloth with the queen of quirky British fashion Vivienne Westwood.

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Related Topix: Media, Radio, Westwood One

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