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What the dishiest Frenchman in Britain can teach you about l'amour: First Dates maitre'd on ordering oysters, making eye contact and NEVER using your phone at the dinner table

But Scott and Victoria, who met eight months ago and got engaged at Christmas, have just split up. A shame, because Fred was planning to go to their wedding. ‘Oh no, they were so lovely together,’ he says. There are Irish and Australian versions of the show, but none of them are as successful as the....

What the dishiest Frenchman in Britain can teach you about l'amour: First Dates maitre'd on ordering oysters, making eye contact and NEVER using your phone at the dinner table

But Scott and Victoria, who met eight months ago and got engaged at Christmas, have just split up. A shame, because Fred was planning to go to their wedding. ‘Oh no, they were so lovely together,’ he says. There are Irish and Australian versions of the show, but none of them are as successful as the....

The day thrift died: The launch of the credit card 50 years ago was hailed as a moment of social liberation - but it ushered wanton consumerism and instant gratification that left millions saddled with debt

As the spring of 1966 gave way to summer, they hired dozens of ‘Barclaycard girls’ in skimpy mini-dresses, who were sent to local High Streets to ‘help educate and change people’s minds’. But despite the appearance of innocent fun, Barclaycard’s marketing drive was nothing if not cynical.

Nation-Now GONE: One wife dead, two others missing

A day after Mother’s Day, May 14, 2012, I met the 64-year-old bright, short-haired woman and followed her to the property in Montpelier, Mississippi, where she planned to confront Vail. She told me what she was going to say to him: “You may never go to jail, but I want you to know that I know and a....

Did you take your family to Jamaica? How did it go?

29 DAYS AGO
We're thinking of doing Jamaica for Christmas. We're hearing conflicting reports about how safe it is, how serious harassment by hustlers and panhandlers is, etc. We've heard ten different schools of "common knowledge" ranging from: okay if you stay ...

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Gordon's Browns locker placed strategically beside RG3's

-1 DAYS AGO
"That's one of my best friends," Gordon said. "It's not a mistake that my locker's next to his. He looks out for me. That's part of my support staff that I was mentioning, guys I know I can lean on and count on. I know he's a big brother in that rega...

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What the dishiest Frenchman in Britain can teach you about l'amour: First Dates maitre'd on ordering oysters, making eye contact and NEVER using your phone at the dinner table

-1 DAYS AGO
But Scott and Victoria, who met eight months ago and got engaged at Christmas, have just split up. A shame, because Fred was planning to go to their wedding. ‘Oh no, they were so lovely together,’ he says. There are Irish and Australian versions of t...

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What the dishiest Frenchman in Britain can teach you about l'amour: First Dates maitre'd on ordering oysters, making eye contact and NEVER using your phone at the dinner table

-1 DAYS AGO
But Scott and Victoria, who met eight months ago and got engaged at Christmas, have just split up. A shame, because Fred was planning to go to their wedding. ‘Oh no, they were so lovely together,’ he says. There are Irish and Australian versions of t...

Read more...

The day thrift died: The launch of the credit card 50 years ago was hailed as a moment of social liberation - but it ushered wanton consumerism and instant gratification that left millions saddled with debt

-1 DAYS AGO
As the spring of 1966 gave way to summer, they hired dozens of ‘Barclaycard girls’ in skimpy mini-dresses, who were sent to local High Streets to ‘help educate and change people’s minds’. But despite the appearance of innocent fun, Barclaycard’s mark...

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Nation-Now GONE: One wife dead, two others missing

-1 DAYS AGO
A day after Mother’s Day, May 14, 2012, I met the 64-year-old bright, short-haired woman and followed her to the property in Montpelier, Mississippi, where she planned to confront Vail. She told me what she was going to say to him: “You may never go ...

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Opinion Bernie Bros in the family: Jill Lawrence & Sons

-1 DAYS AGO
PHILADELPHIA — I never thought a political generation gap would divide my family. My two Millennial Generation sons grew up uninterested in politics beyond Comedy Central. As adults they went into arts fields and when politics arose, the four of us w...

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Gary Lamphier: B Corp movement redefines what business success means

-1 DAYS AGO
News flash: some firms don’t walk their own talk. That’s not exactly a shocker, I realize, but some of us had to learn that lesson the hard way. To wit: I once worked for a small Vancouver firm that recruited me with promises of a friendly, collegial...

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5 Months to Christmas

5 DAYS AGO
5 Months to Christmas
Greetings! Christmas eve is just 5 months from now. WOW! Go crazy! You might be involved in a lot of un-Christmas-like activity right now. It might be hard to think of making snowballs or hanging stockings where you are butRead more

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Listen to the North Pole Replay Broadcast

6 DAYS AGO
Listen to the North Pole Replay Broadcast
It’s Christmas in July here at the North Pole where access to Kringle Radio is FREE this weekend to all wanting to hear the replay of our Santa tracking broadcast from last Christmas. Click here to listen in. (If thatRead more

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Santa’s Replay Just Hours Away

6 DAYS AGO
Santa’s Replay Just Hours Away
Celebrate Christmas in July with us all weekend as we replay the 50-hour radio broadcast that aired on Kringle Radio last Christmas as we tracked Santa around the world. Beginning at 5am EST Saturday, July 23rd just return here toRead more

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Enjoy a Replay of Santa’s Ride this Saturday

9 DAYS AGO
Enjoy a Replay of Santa’s Ride this Saturday
As part of our Christmas in July celebrations this weekend we’re going to do something super fun — we’re going to replay the broadcast from the North Pole of Santa’s ride last Christmas. In case you missed it, starting onRead ...

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What You Don’t Know About Rudolph

10 DAYS AGO
What You Don’t Know About Rudolph
What can I possibly tell you about Rudolph that you don’t already know? Everyone knows Rudolph’s very famous story. But there is a lot more to Rudolph than all the songs and the books and the tv shows can say.Read more

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Santa’s Reindeer: Blitzen

11 DAYS AGO
Santa’s Reindeer: Blitzen
Happy Monday, kids! Time to tell you about the brains in Santa’s bunch. His name is Blitzen. Blitzen has the heart of a champion and, in fact, he’s won the Reindeer Games a record 43 times over the course ofRead more

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Santa’s Big Reindeer Donner

12 DAYS AGO
Santa’s Big Reindeer Donner
If ever there was a reindeer that is a mystery, it’s Donner. Donner is a big, big reindeer. He does not say much and he almost never smiles. He talks only to Santa and no one else. He’s like aRead more

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Office Christmas Party Trailer…Too Graphic to Show

3 DAYS AGO
The new trailer for an anticipated Christmas movie due out this year called Office Christmas Party hit the street today — but we can’t show it to you. Even the trailer is too raunchy to show. The movie stars an A-list of Hollywood millenn...

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US Post Office Releases New Contemporary Stamps for Christmas 2016

3 DAYS AGO
The U.S. Postal Service announced today that this year’s contemporary holiday stamps will highlight the role windows play during the holidays. The Holiday Windows Forever stamps will be issued in October, providing plenty of time for mailing gr...

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Trailer Released for Bad Santa Sequel

4 DAYS AGO
It is a sad day when the most anticipated new Christmas movie of the year is a sequel to one of the worst Christmas movies ever made. But Bad Santa has its fans and today they cheer the release of this new trailer: Billy Bob Thornton is back to repri...

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Reba Launches New Christmas Album

4 DAYS AGO
Country music hall of famer Reba is launching a new Christmas album on September 2, 2016 in association with Cracker Barrel. My Kind of Christmas includes eleven highly-recognizable standards, including Reba’s cover of Dolly Parton’s classic, “Hard C...

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Five Weird American Christmas Traditions the World Misunderstands

9 DAYS AGO
There is plenty to Christmas around the world that people consider weird. Krampus, for example, is strange. The popularity of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Japan on Christmas Eve is another weird one. But when it comes to Christmas no place is known for ...

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The Christmas Candy Bomber

10 DAYS AGO
The epilogue to World War II was the massive effort made to recover war-torn Europe. For months and even years following the war times were lean as millions scrambled to recover lives. U.S. President Harry Truman led a massive effort – dubbed The Mar...

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History of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

11 DAYS AGO
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. grew up with Christmas firmly a part of his family’s culture. An 1885 school essay speaks of Christmas being celebrated with family and sleigh rides. But Christmas was never on his mind years later as he envisioned the “city ...

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Alternative Earthcare Shares 4 Things About the Asian Tiger Mosquito That Nassau and...

9 HOURS AGO

Alternative Earthcare has been providing quality residential and commercial services across Long Island, New York since 1996. Specializing in mosquito, flea, and east end tick control , traditional lawn services , irrigation system services, tree rem...

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Stamp show captures variety of passions, interests in Sequim on Saturday

14 HOURS AGO

Their tastes differ but they all share a passion for stamp collecting. Whether it's seeking out lighthouses, flowers or superheroes, each member of the Strait Stamp Society has a special niche as they come together once a year for their biggest e...

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Wayne Walker - mother of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.

18 HOURS AGO

The mother of slain Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker Jr. , received a standing ovation before speaking at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. "For 19 years, my son Moses Walker protected us as a Philadelphia police officer,"...

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Sea Slug? Disco Ball? Beautiful Deep-Sea Purple Blob Puzzles Scientists

22 HOURS AGO

Scientists from the Nautilus exploration vessel found this bright purple orb near California's Channel Islands. E/V Nautilus/Screen shot by NPR hide caption To our untrained eye, it looks a little like a really dazzling Christmas ornament.

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Couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary by reminiscing about their fateful first meeting

1 DAY AGO

FROM the moment Alan Norman met his future bride-to-be Jean, he has been a big believer in fate. The couple, of Ripley Street, Bewsey, first set eyes on each other during a surprise meeting when Jean was 17 and Alan was 20. "He was playing rugby and ...

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Dad reluctantly allows kids to have a dog, but makes them sign contract first

1 DAY AGO

As anyone who spent their childhood wishing for a dog - and putting it on the top of every Christmas list - will know, you would literally sign your life away for a puppy. So, when this dad created a long and [perhaps not quite legally] binding '...

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Sound system for Julia's House stolen from barn in Pewsey

1 DAY AGO

SUPPORTERS of Julia's House Hospice are heartbroken after thieves stole a A 2,000 PA system which would have been used on a fundraising Christmas float, from a barn in Pewsey. Phillip Stevens, 67, of Paddock View, had only collected the sound sys...

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Late December

4 MONTHS AGO
After 63 years of marriage, a man’s devotion to his wife is unbroken by Alzheimer’s.

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These People Can't Stop Laughing At The Fact That Their Friend Got Stuck In A Tree

9 DAYS AGO
Either this women had hid in this trunk and ate McDonalds for three years, or the tree is an evil spirit snapping up innocent passerby. We remain very confused about both options.

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How The Leg Lamp Became Cleveland’s Unofficial Mascot

9 DAYS AGO
The gift from "A Christmas Story" that just keeps on giving.

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Jon Stewart Comes Out Of Hiding To Join Stephen Colbert In Covering The Crazy RNC

10 DAYS AGO
Colbert opened the show with a ditty calling the RNC " Christmas in July." Next, he ran

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Will Cleveland's Violent History Haunt The Republican Convention?

14 DAYS AGO
The announcement arrived in the patch of dead static between Christmas and New Year’s when most of the country is unplugged or has hit the mental snooze button.

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World's Best Grandpa Builds His Grandkids A Little Disneyland

18 DAYS AGO
Alright, so where do we sign up to be his grandchildren?

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This Guy Can Balance A Dollar On His Nose For A Really, Really Long Time

1 MONTHS AGO
Now this is the type of stuff we'd like to see in those "View your bank balance now!" emails.

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8 Customer Reviews That Prove 'Don't Wake Daddy' Is Creepier Than You Remember

1 MONTHS AGO
Every '90s kid™ remembers "Don't Wake Daddy," one of the hit toys of the 1992 Christmas season. In retrospect, this game is... a little uncomfortable.

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