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  1. Jon Stewart Has Found His Calling Post-'Daily Show,' And It's Professional WrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Huffington Post

    Jon Stewart began his first gig since leaving the "The Daily Show" by giving himself a moment to soberly reflect on his past. "I spent the last 16 years talking about politics.

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  2. 'Intimacy Art Show' Will Make You Want To Get Close To SomebodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Switched

    "Intimate": It's one of those loaded words that can imply everything from meaningless sex to a revealing, heartfelt conversation. It can sound warm and inviting, but it can also awaken unsettling fears of risk and vulnerability.

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  3. 11 Celebrate Grandma on August 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Huffington Post

    A Soulful Mom...Living with purpose,determined to INSPIRE many,to become their best self. I enjoy music, having fun, Dreaming BIG, Lighting a path for others & Drinking tea.

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  4. Communion Music Announces U.S. Residency Tour Featuring Conrad Sewell, Freedom Fry, and Clara-NovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Switched

    Though summer is coming to an end and festival season is dying down, music junkies needn't worry as fall will bring a new season with plenty of music. The artist-led music organization, Communion, announces their fall U.S. residency tour which will be visiting 11 cities across the country and showcasing multiple genres along with established and emerging talent.

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  5. Jon Stewart To Host WWE's SummerSlamRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Switched

    Jon Stewart has said goodbye to "The Daily Show," but the 52-year-old isn't about to slow down. You might be asking what SummerSlam is, especially if you are more familiar with "The Daily Show" and less familiar with the WWE.

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  6. Former Buddhist Monk Runs A Home For Dozens Of Abandoned ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Huffington Post

    Then imagine turning your back on that to open an understaffed, underfunded, overburdened school for orphans and other abandoned children in a corner of India so remote it takes three days to get there from the nearest airport. That's the story of Lobsang Phuntsok, a 30-something year-old monk who runs a children's community called Jhamtse Ghatsal - Tibetan for "garden of love and compassion" - in the foothills of the Himalayas.

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  7. The Story of Jonas MekasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Switched

    We had the unique pleasure of meeting the great avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas, who never goes anywhere without his camera. Mekas here shares his fascinating personal story and shows us around his workspace in Brooklyn, New York.

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  8. How I Learned To Live Again After The Loss Of My Only SiblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Huffington Post

    He was only 27 and had just been accepted to medical school to follow his dream of becoming a psychiatrist. At the time he was diagnosed, he was having shortness of breath that couldn't be explained and his chest x-ray showed that he had hundreds of nodules in his lungs.

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  9. "War Room" Has The One Thing Many Christian Films Don't Have -- A Black CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Huffington Post

    Last year, a flood of faith films starring white actors led many to charge that Hollywood was standing in the way of racial progress. But Alex and Stephen Kendrick tells a story about the power of prayer.

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  10. Top 5 Public Art Installations To See This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Appearing Rooms is a single site work. Located on Pier 1 in the 85-acre park, it consists of jets of vertically spouting water that are timed to create shifting "rooms."

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  11. The Power of Collective VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    I heard that sentiment over and over again this past week during the American Federation of Teachers' biennial TEACH conference , one of the largest professional development conferences for educators in the nation. That's right, a conference on teaching and learning, sponsored by the union.

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  12. FIFA Official Jeffrey Web Pleads Not Guilty Of CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking officials of soccer's world governing body FIFA who were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, pleaded not guilty in U.S. federal court on Saturday. Extradited to the United States, the former FIFA vice president and president of the CONCACAF regional soccer federation, appeared at a hearing in Brooklyn, New York.

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  13. Here's How Far Our Music Has Traveled Into Deep SpaceRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Switched

    Remember the famous opening scene from the 1997 sci-fi classic Contact --the one that shows just how far into deep space radio broadcasts bearing our music have traveled? A new website turns that mind-blowing sci-fi conceit into a real-life interactive "map" that lets you track the progress of our favorite songs--some from as far back as 1915--as they beam out into the cosmos at the speed of light. How far away has Montell Jordan's "This Is How We Do It" gotten? How about The Rolling Stones' " Satisfaction?" You can find out about those and many other hits from past decades on lightyear.fm .

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  14. How to Be Richer in One YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Switched

    Does it feel like it's getting harder and harder to make it from one paycheck to the next? If so, you're not alone. Nearly half of Americans are living without a savings safety net and wouldn't be able to find the cash to cover a $400 emergency expense without selling something or borrowing money, according to a Federal Reserve report released in May. A separate report released in June by Capital One found that only 54 percent of Americans are satisfied with their financial status, but 10 percent wouldn't save more this year.

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  15. Walking in Williamsburg: A Guide to Styles, Snacks, and SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A hipster paradise within the sprawling boroughs of New York, Williamsburg is just a short ride on the L train out of Manhattan. Known for its diversity of culture, food, and fashion, the neighborhood is a must-visit for anyone who likes to stay on top of all trends.

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  16. Women Rule the Tech World at Women Startup Challenge and win $50KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Switched

    The first-ever Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition was a huge success in Washington, DC. 12 women-led startups pitched their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of tech investors at General Assembly/1776.

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  17. Meet The Heimlich Guy At Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Eddie Latson, the EMT at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, has not had to save a competitor from choking. If any competitors choke on their food at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday, Eddie Latson will make his move.

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  18. Willie Cauley-Stein Had The Best Answer When Asked What's He's Looking Forward To In The NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Switched

    It's been a crazy few months for the young basketball players who, on Thursday, finally found out their fate in the NBA. A guessing game of where they'd fall in the draft had filled their minds and the airwaves for months.

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  19. 8 NBA Draft Picks Tell Us The First Thing They're Going To BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On Thursday, the NBA's latest draft picks said goodbye to their college budgets and said hello to their new lives as money-making NBA players. That led us to wonder what these 19-, 20- and 21-year-olds planned to first buy when they get their paychecks.

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  20. There's Only 8 Meters Of This Fabric In The World, And Karl-Anthony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Switched

    JUNE 25: Karl-Anthony Towns speaks to the media after being selected number one overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2015 NBA Draft on June 25, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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