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  1. This casual restaurant chain you've probably never been to was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    The Melting Pot beat out restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, Bonefish Grill, Texas Roadhouse, and Olive Garden for the title of "best casual restaurant." With 135 locations around the world, Melting Pot is smaller than many restaurant chains featured.

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  2. George Lucas was convinced 'Star Wars' was going to be a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In its limited release May 25, 1977, "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" made $1.5 million in theaters, a number that was unheard of at the time. During a Tribeca Film Festival panel Friday hosted by Stephen Colbert, Lucas recalled how no one thought the movie was going to be a hit - not himself, not 20th Century Fox, and not even his closest friends.

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  3. BMW to Recall 91,800 Mini Coopers in U.S. Over Air Bag FlawRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    BMW of North America LLC will recall about 91,800 Mini Coopers in the U.S. to fix a flaw with the floor mat that may prevent the passenger air bag from deploying, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall, posted on NHTSA's website Saturday, affects about 59,270 Mini Cooper and Cooper S models manufactured from January 2005 to November 2006, and about 32,530 Mini Cooper convertibles and Cooper S convertibles produced between January 2005 and July 2008.

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  4. How 'GTA 5' Can Be The Next 'Skyrim' On PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I think I'm a part of the first generation of journalists to skip print media entirely, and I've learned a lot these last few years at Forbes. My work has appeared on TVOvermind, IGN, and most importantly, a segment on The Colbert Report at one point.

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  5. Review of Comcast deal said to raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The staff lawyers at the Justice Department reviewing Comcast's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable have raised concerns about the merger and are leaning toward recommending that it be blocked, according to a person with knowledge of the deliberations. The development represents only a preliminary step, and senior Justice Department officials could overrule any recommendation from their staff lawyers.

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  6. You Can Now Easily Transfer Your Playlists From One Music Streaming Service To AnotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I am a freelance pop music journalist in New York City. My byline has appeared in The Huffington Post, Billboard, Mashable, Noisey, The Hollywood Reporter, MTV, BlackBook, LinkedIn, and various other magazines and blogs around the world.

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  7. The Rock the Red era is not actually dead. We regret the error.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    "It was weird," Jason Chimera told Comcast SportsNet's SportsTalk Live Friday night , after the Caps won Game 2 over the Islanders in raucous fashion . "The Wednesday game, it was kind of like everyone wasn't ready - it seemed like our team wasn't ready , the fans weren't ready.

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  8. Nicole Kidman Is Not Alone: When Celebrities Sell Airline SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    Instead of using a phone book to prop me up in my high chair, my parents used old OAGs. That's the Official Airline Guide, the thick directory that contained all of the airline schedules before computers took over.

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  9. Watch The LEGO 'Batman V Superman' And 'Star Wars: Episode VII' TrailersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I cover the video game industry, write about gamers, and review video games. You can follow me on Twitter and hit me up there if you have any questions or comments you'd like to chat about.

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  10. New Research Says There Are 6 'Types' Of Obese Person. Why This Is And Isn't True.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues. As an undergraduate, I studied English Literature and Biopsychology at Vassar College, and got my PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at CUNY's Graduate Center in New York City, where I grew up and live now.

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  11. Geoffrey A. Manne and R. Ben Sperry: How to Break the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    As political slogans go, the phrase net neutrality has been enormously effective, riling up the chattering classes and forcing a sea change in the government's decades-old hands-off approach to regulating the Internet. But as an organizing principle for the Internet, the concept is dangerously misguided.

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  12. 'Franny': Tribeca ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    We all have one: That old family friend who dotes on us shamelessly, buying us houses and paying off student loans, beaming whenever we enter a room. They're the worst, right? Andrew Renzi explores the worrisome side of Uncle Warbucks in Franny , where Richard Gere plays a billionaire suffering addictions not just to morphine but to others' attention and his own privilege.

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  13. 'Emelie': Tribeca ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Parents contemplating hiring an unfamiliar babysitter for their children would be well advised to avoid Michael Thelin 's low-budget thriller about a psycho young woman put in charge of three youngsters by their suburban parents. Delivering some genuinely creepy slow-burn moments before devolving into baroque excess, Emelie delivers a nasty twist on an all-too-common scenario.

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  14. $50M upgrade part of Tropicana's turnaround in Atlantic CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Its former owner cut staff to the bone and let the sprawling complex deteriorate so badly that New Jersey gambling regulators stripped it of its casino license. But now, the Tropicana has rebounded to become one of Atlantic City's more profitable casinos.

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  15. Local TV Broadcasters Face FCC 'Sophie's Choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Benzinga

    Spoiler alert: There are two groups of winners, or perhaps three if one counts better quality of reception on consumer wireless devices as a win. A recent New York Times article sheds light on how the Federal Communications Commission airwave auction could be a bonanza for public television stations like KCET in Los Angeles, looking to cash in to the tune of $500 million dollars "for something we don't even own," according to Senior VP Gordon Bell.

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  16. A. Alfred Taubman, Philanthropist and Mall Developer, Is Dead at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

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  17. IRS Seeks Record $2 Billion In Back Taxes From Prominent Businessman And Philanthropist Sam WylyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I am a Tax Partner in WithumSmith+Brown's National Tax Service Group and the founding father of the firm's Aspen, Colorado office. I am a CPA licensed in Colorado and New Jersey, and hold a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver.

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  18. AT&T fined $25M for fraud and privacy breach in Philippine call centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ambot ah!

    It's been reported that call centers in Philippines as well as those located in Columbia and Mexico are on AT&T 's watch list due to data breach that affects almost 280,000 US customers. The $25M settlement with AT&T Services was to "resolve an investigation into consumer privacy violations at AT&T's call centers located in the said ."

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  19. 'Autism in Love': Tribeca ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Although unassailably admirable and produced with high production values, some viewers may have issues with some aspects, and perhaps the title itself Three different stories about people on the autism spectrum coping with the challenges of romantic relationships are woven together in director Matt Fuller's doc debut Unveiled at Tribeca in the documentary competition, director Matt Fuller 's polished documentary debut Autism in Love takes an affectionate but clear-eyed look at the romantic lives of several people on the autistic spectrum .

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  20. When it comes to mobile payments, Canada has two big advantages working in its favor.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheStreet.com

    SAN DIEGO, CALIF. -- With about half a percent of the world's population, Canada may not seem like the most desirable locale for Apple to expand its currently U.S.-only mobile payment system Apple Pay.

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