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Oldman's 'Dracula' sex coffin

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:05pm
To help Gary prepare for his starring role, Francis Ford Coppola sent over a casket for him to really inhabit the role.
Categories: Entertainment News

Microsoft's most boneheaded product is about to be killed off

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:04pm
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Lawsuit claims 'Duck Dynasty' stole idea

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:00pm
When Uncle Si Robertson declared on "Duck Dynasty" that "My favorite color is Camo" it spurred a line of clothing sold to the A&E show's fans, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. A Florida company claims the cable channel's sales of t-shirt, hoodies and other apparel bearing that quote violate its trademark.
Categories: Entertainment News

Colbert 'Late Show' staying in New York

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:57pm
The host of CBS' "Late Show" may be changing, but the location is staying the same. Colbert version is staying in New York.
Categories: Entertainment News

Overweight kids don't see it

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:35pm
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
Categories: Health

Stay Cool With a Ceiling Fan as Stylish as It Is Functional

Lifestyles - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:30pm
Five words or less

(NewsUSA) - No longer do you have to choose between comfort and design. Once thought of as purely utilitarian, today's ceiling fans offer sophisticated styling, designer finishes and glamorous accents.

According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), ceiling fans are a unique home cooling option, as they blend aspects of both form and function to improve comfort while enhancing home décor. Indeed, there are many ceiling fan models available that can serve as an eclectic centerpiece for any room, without sacrificing cooling air movement.

Modern features, such as single-blade fans, allow homeowners to get the necessary performance while having style options that seamlessly entwine with a home's interior design. Whether modern with clean lines, traditional with classic features or something in between, the newest, most popular fans apply technology that moves the maximum amount of air.

"The better fans are quieter, more efficient and have better airflow," says Sean Lavin, chief design officer for Generation Brands, parent company of Monte Carlo Fan Co. "Most popular with consumers are hugger fans, which are mounted close to the ceiling, as eight-foot ceilings become more of the standard ceiling height."

"Whether a fan is simple or more ornamental, consumers are looking to fans for comfort," adds Joe Rey-Barreau, education consultant for ALA and associate professor at the University of Kentucky's School of Interior Design. "The functionality of a fan is not affected by its style, but there are other factors to consider."

Room size is key to selecting the right-size ceiling fan. An ALA-trained professional can determine the perfect-size fan to move the maximum amount of air in a particular space. Also important is the type of light needed.

In addition to offering a wide array of choices for aesthetic tastes, ceiling fans provide significant energy savings. "Ceiling fans use less power to deliver a localized wind chill effect, allowing you to turn your thermostat up while remaining cool," says Nathan Frampton, president of Fanimation.

In fact, running a ceiling fan can reduce how cool you feel by as much as eight degrees. Conversely, in the wintertime, a ceiling fan can be reversed to move warm air downward, making you feel warmer.

To find the perfect ceiling fan, talk to a professional at an ALA-member retailer, or visit www.americanlightingassoc.com.

US aims to make oil transport safer

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:24pm
When a runaway train exploded in a Quebec town last year, the fireball killed 47, destroyed 40 buildings and sent thousands fleeing from their homes.

Joko elected Indonesian president

CNN World - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:16pm
Joko Widodo won Indonesia's hard-fought presidential race. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Categories: International News

Children kept in squalor in refuge

CNN World - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:11pm
Mexican authorities found nearly 500 children living in squalor at a refuge in Michoacan state.
Categories: International News

Brazil names new soccer coach

CNN World - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:11pm
There is a new man tasked with fulfilling Brazil's World Cup destiny.
Categories: International News

9/11 Commission a decade later: 'Terrorism not going away'

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:57pm
America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies. Long security lines at airports.
Categories: National News

Nothing can ground Delta. Earnings fly

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:56pm
It seems like nothing can stop the aviation industry from its jet fueled joy ride.

Chocolate, waffles and... U.S. bonds?

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:36pm
There's a big mystery in the bond market. Solving it could be the key to figuring out why U.S. government bond yields have remained so low.

Israeli investors unshaken by Gaza conflict

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:22pm
The bloodshed in Gaza has captured the world's attention, but Israeli investors don't seem too nervous. They've been through this before.

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

Business News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:20pm
In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.

Recall on peaches, plums

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:06pm
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
Categories: Health

MERS may be airborne

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:06pm
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
Categories: Health

'Glee's' Naya Rivera is married

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:04pm
"Glee" star Naya Rivera is now Mrs. Ryan Dorsey.
Categories: Entertainment News

Bulldogs' Announce Non-Conference Schedule

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:56pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Rick Ray officially begins his third season at Mississippi State when the Bulldogs open the 2014-15 campaign at home against Western Carolina on Nov. 14.

CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:55pm
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
Categories: National News
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