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Let’s Talk About How ‘Looper’ Should Have Ended

Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

Let's Talk About How 'Looper' Should Have EndedWe realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:


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    Originally posted 2012-11-30 19:44:55. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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    Scam Detector iPhone app will give you an education on getting ripped off (Appolicious)

    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

    Appolicious – I’m familiar with Nigerian scams, but I hadn’t heard of the docu-drama 419: The Nigerian Scam, which tells a fictional account of the 419 email ruse. Expanding on the knowledge gained while making the movie, the film’s creators developed the app Scam Detector for iPhone and iPod Touch.

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      Originally posted 2011-07-02 00:21:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      Fresh iPhone Apps for Oct. 26: Facinate Halloween, Living Language, Eve of Impact, Hungry Sumo (Appolicious)

      Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

      Appolicious – Get ready for Halloween, or at least get your iOS devices’ photos ready, with Facinate Halloween, an app that lets you add goofy costume props to your photos. It leads today’s Fresh iPhone Apps list, along with Living Language – Spanish, an app that’s like a Spanish class in your iPhone or iPad. …

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        Originally posted 2011-10-27 18:10:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Pope elevates six cardinals to choose successor

        Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

        Pope Benedict XVI makes his way through cardinals as he arrives inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican to preside over a consistory, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Six new cardinals are joining the elite club of churchmen who will elect the next pope, bringing a more geographically diverse mix into the European-dominated College of Cardinals. The new cardinals are: Archbishop James Harvey, the American prefect of the papal household; Abuja, Nigeria Archbishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan; Bogota, Colombia Archbishop Ruben Salazar Gomez; Manila, Philippines Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle; Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites in Lebanon, His Beatitude Bechara Boutros Rai; and the major Archbishop of the Trivandrum of the Siro-Malankaresi in India, His Beatitude Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)Pope Benedict XVI responded to criticism that the club of churchmen who will choose his successor is too Eurocentric, elevating six new cardinals from Colombia, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, the Philippines and the U.S. during a formal ceremony Saturday.


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          Originally posted 2012-11-25 04:32:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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          N.C. gay-marriage foes have slight lead ahead of vote

          Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

          In this March 22, 2012 photo, Molly Beavers bounces her son, James, 1, on her hip in the front yard of their home in Raleigh, N.C. Beavers, a developmental therapist, opposes a proposed constitutional amendment that would make North Carolina the last state in the Southeast to ban gay marriage. (AP Photo/Allen Breed)Supporters of gay marriage in North Carolina have out-raised and out-advertised their opponents ahead of a vote on May 8 over whether the state constitution should be amended to specifically bar same-sex couples from marrying or entering into domestic partnerships. Despite this effort, 55 percent of North Carolinians say they plan to vote for the amendment […]


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            Originally posted 2012-05-02 09:08:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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            F-22 fighter pilots told to ditch vests; mystery problem unsolved

            Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

            F-22 Fighter Pilots Told to Ditch Pressure Vests; Mystery Problem UnsolvedPilots for the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor fighter jets have been ordered to take off a portion of their flying suits, specifically the G-suit vest, during routine training missions as the service continues to investigate a rare but mysterious breathing problem some pilots have reported.


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              Originally posted 2012-06-14 23:08:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              Fresh iPhone Apps for Oct. 19: IMDb Buzz, LikeList, Word vs Word, Zombie Parkour Runner (Appolicious)

              Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

              Appolicious – Keep up on the latest in entertainment news with the help of IMDb Buzz, the online movie information website’s source for celebrity and film industry news. It leads the latest apps to hit the iTunes App Store, followed closely by LikeList, an app for finding local businesses in your area and sharing them with others. Word game nuts will enjoy Word vs Word, a multiplayer word-guessing game, and for you zombie fans, check out Zombie Parkour Runner, an endless runner that mixes in jumping over obstacles and the undead.

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                Originally posted 2011-10-20 02:59:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                Photos: Prince William, Catherine continue Jubilee tour in Singapore

                Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                Photos: Prince William, Catherine continue Jubilee tour in SingaporeBritain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, make a toast in the honour of Queen Elisabeth's Diamond Jubilee at a British Gala reception at the Eden Hall in Singapore September 12, 2012. Britain's Prince William and Catherine are in the city-state for a three-day visit that started on Tuesday. REUTERS/Nicolas Asfouri/Pool (SINGAPORE – Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)

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                  Originally posted 2012-09-13 05:34:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  Obama, America’s first Amish president?

                  Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                  President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that daughters Malia and Sasha can use their cell phones only on weekends, are banned from Facebook, can’t watch TV and are only allowed on the computer during the week when they have to do their homework. He also said he was “too long-winded” to use […]

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                    Originally posted 2012-05-16 13:33:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Paterno family plans own investigation after Freeh report

                    Apr 12 2014 Published by under General Interest

                    Penn State: Paterno Family Plans Own Investigation After Freeh Report on Sexual Abuse CaseThe family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno announced today that it plans to conduct its own investigation into the report that concluded that Paterno and other top Penn State officials worked to conceal Jerry Sandusky's long-running alleged sexual abuse to protect the school from negative attention.


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                      Originally posted 2012-07-17 14:55:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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