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Asia stocks uneven as Greece deadline looms, Tokyo gains

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. U.S. stocks rose modestly in late morning trading Wednesday, May 27, 2015, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Thursday as hopes in Europe for a Greek bailout were welcomed by some regional markets and a cheap yen kept the upswing in Tokyo shares going.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Santorum faces daunting task in White House bid

Former U.S. Sen. Rick SantorumConservative culture warrior Rick Santorum vows to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on social issues — in a changing Republican Party.


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How Sega Brought Genesis Into The Mainstream
With its 16-bit credentials stamped on its casing like a muscle-car badge, it was the most powerful console on the market, and had the potential to reshape gaming in its own, sleek image. But first it would have to defeat the competition. And that meant having to take out Nintendo

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Hundreds evacuated in Texas after storms leave at least 15 dead
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as torrential rains battered the state, where at least 15 people have been killed in weather-related incidents this week, including six in Houston.

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22 Things All Twentysomethings Do That Their Teen Self Would Judge Them For

Sometimes you’re just a little boring.

When you go to bed at 9:30pm to feel rested for the next day.

When you go to bed at 9:30pm to feel rested for the next day.

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When you just want to spend your Saturday night watching Netflix instead of going out.

When you just want to spend your Saturday night watching Netflix instead of going out.

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When you realise you basically never watch R-rated films.

When you realise you basically never watch R-rated films.

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How Well Do You Remember The Lyrics To "The Fairly OddParents" Theme?

“Bed, twerp!”

Now give this super catchy theme song a listen!

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16 Truly WTF Disney Knockoffs

These treasures happen when you wish upon an unlicensed star.

I guess Bambi is teaching kids about ~nature~ -- although he's male, so I really don't know what the hell is going on here!

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Um. I don't what princess this is supposed to be?

Um. I don't what princess this is supposed to be?

Is there a direct-to-video adult Disney movie I missed?!

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Seriously, what horrors did they suffer before being thrown into this claw machine grave?!

Seriously, what horrors did they suffer before being thrown into this claw machine grave?!

Is Goofy crying?

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This Pooh looks like he belongs on Faces of Meth:

His addiction to honey is REAL.

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If "The Office" Quotes Were Motivational Posters

“He put my stapler in my jelly again.”

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The 100 Happiest Dog Pictures Of All Time

Soooo many smiles.

The NASA Corgis

The NASA Corgis

Why it brings the smiles: These lil' cuties are wearing their best grins AND they're on a very important space mission. What's better than fluffy corgi butts and outer space?? NOTHIN'.

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The Ecstatic Frenchie

The Ecstatic Frenchie

Why it brings the smiles: Just look at her little Frenchie face! That's the look of PURE JOY.

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The Chick Magnet

The Chick Magnet

Why it brings the smiles: There is scientific evidence that baby chicks and puppy bellies are the ultimate combination for happiness.

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The Proud Melvin

The Proud Melvin

Why it brings the smiles: Melvin is a lil' rescue pup who just found his forever home, and you can tell by his smiley face that he's never been this happy in his whole entire puppy life.

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Which Starbucks Drink Are You?

Calling all the lonely Starbucks lovers!

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Brandy Answers 45 Rapid Fire Questions About Herself

Moesha. Cinderella. "The Boy Is Mine." Any way you put it, Brandy's career is iconic. She adds to all of that in her latest role as Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of Chicago. We caught up with her in our New York HQ to ask her a few questions — some important, some not so much.

1. What's the last album you bought?

The Theory Of Everything soundtrack. I love that music. It does something to me, darling.

2. What's your favorite color?

Brown.

3. Are you a morning person or a night owl?

Morning person.

4. Favorite pizza topping?

Cheese.

5. Favorite TRL host?

Oh, I liked Carson Daly a lot.

6. Favorite word?

Love.

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7. Favorite vegetable?

Broccoli.

8. Favorite boy band?

Of all time? Boyz II Men.

9. Last book you read?

The Power of the Subconscious Mind.

10. Who's the last person who texted you?

My daughter.

11. Puppies or Kittens?

Puppies.

12. Bacon or Nutella?

I don't know what Nutella is, darling. Bacon. No, I don't like bacon either. Neither.

13. Favorite dance move?

My favorite dance move is Fosse.

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14. Favorite sport?

Tennis.

15. Favorite show on TGIF?

I don't have one. I don't watch TV right now. Roxie's got me too busy.

16. Mini-golf or real golf?

Mini.

17. Solitaire or poker?

Solitaire.

18. What’s your shoe size?

9.

19. Biggest pet peeve?

When people are not nice. I don't like not-nice people, 'cause I'm nice. I like nice people.

20. Craziest fan story?

A couple nights ago a fan didn't go to the show, she just waited outside [the theater] for me to take a picture. I'm like, "Lady, you gotta buy a ticket to Chicago. This is what it's all about!" So she didn't buy a ticket, but she wanted to take a picture, so she took a picture and then called everybody: "Girl, you wouldn't believe who I just saw. Brandy!" She went crazy...and she didn't even see the show.

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21. Who's your favorite Disney Princess?

Cinderella.

22. Would you ever kiss a frog?

Absolutely.

23. How tall is your hair?

My hair? I don't know how tall my hair is right now.

24. Favorite alcoholic beverage?

I don't drink no more — but before it was merlot.

25. Do you own plants?

Yeah, I own a few plants! Orchids.

26. What color is your toothbrush?

My toothbrush is black with pink brushes on it.

27. Have you been in a spelling bee?

No. I don't really do the spelling bee thing. I'm a singer!

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28. Do you have a landline phone number?

Absolutely! 818-555-5555!

29. Favorite cartoon?

Wow, let me think about that. My favorite cartoon was Smurfette when I was a kid.

30. Do you chew on your pen?

Yes. I do chew on my pen. And I journal a lot, so I chew on my pen a lot.

31. Favorite curse word?

Damn.

32. What’s your life motto?

Everything is in divine and perfect order.

33. Favorite sports team?

The Lakers.

34. Twitter or Instagram?

Instagram. Sorry, Twitter!

35. Coffee or tea?

Tea, darling.

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36. What was the last dream you remember?

The other night I was dreaming that I was onstage as Roxie and the monologue was just so phenomenal and fantastic. I was trying different things in the dream and I actually did try it onstage and it worked. They loved it. That was two nights ago.

37. What time do you get up?

6 a.m. is my normal time.

38. What time do you go to bed?

I normally go to bed now, darling, around 12 o'clock. I leave the theater around 10:30, and after signing after all the autographs I go back to the hotel and go to sleep around 12.

39. Favorite knock-knock joke?

Knock-knock.

Who's there.

Me.

Me who?

Uh, me. I don't know!

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40. Last song that was stuck in your head?

"Call it magic, call it true." Coldplay.

41. Favorite reality show?

Mary Mary.

42. If you could bathe in any liquid besides water, what would it be?

I think I'll do coconut oil.

43. Can you do any good impressions?

I can. She's a legend. Her name is Jenifer Lewis; she played Tina Turner's mother in What's Love Got to Do With It? I can definitely do it. "You've been in my pearls, Alline!"

44. What’s your favorite emoji?

It's the red heart right now.

45. Is there anything else we should know?

That I'm having the time of my life here in New York City playing Roxie Hart in Chicago the musical. It's completely changed my life. It has completely made me the best version of myself: I'm focused, I'm disciplined, and I'm very grateful for this experience. If you haven't seen it, you need to come and see it. It will change your life for the moment — I don't know what you gonna do after you leave the theater, but when you're there you're gonna have a great time. I think you should come see it. It's fantastic.

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Make sure to see Brandy starring in Chicago on Broadway though June 21. And for more Brandy, check out her segment on BuzzFeed's Another Round.

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If Seth Cohen From "The O.C." Had Instagram

Well his bio would definitely read “I’m Seth. I like comics.”

Obviously his first post would be dedicated to Captain Oats.

Obviously his first post would be dedicated to Captain Oats.

Then he would totally show the boys how to win the ladies over.

Then he would totally show the boys how to win the ladies over.

Full gang shot!

Full gang shot!

He had to bring up Miami.

He had to bring up Miami.


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21 Instagram-Worthy Health Cafes In Brisbane

Do it for the healthy glow. And the likes.

Sol Natural Foods, Fortitude Valley

Sol Natural Foods promises nutritious and wholesome meals in their industrial-themed outlet in the Valley. They can cater to your dietary needs, whether they're gluten-free, paleo or dairy-free. Pizza is their speciality so don't dare miss it on the menu.

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Press'd, Newstead

This unassuming juice bar on Commercial Road offers up a myriad of gorgeous acai bowls, salads, raw vegan cheesecakes, and freshly cold-pressed juices that look just fabulous with #nofilter needed.

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Lorna Jane Active Living Room, Gasworks

This is the perfect place to dine when you just want to wear your workout gear to breakfast. Lorna Jane is the queen of feel-good fitness, so order a green smoothie and feel the wellness wash over you.

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Coco Bliss, various locations

Maca, hemp, lucuma, acai - superfood heaven at any of Coco Bliss’ three Brisbane outlets. The only thing you'll need to do is find the perfect backdrop for Instagramming your beautiful bowl.

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For Girls Who Struggle To Gain Weight

You’re Trying To GAIN Weight?!

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30 "Friends With Benefits" GIFs That Perfectly Illustrate The Rebound Process

You start dating other people. This is probably only because you’re 96.4% sure your ex has already dated three Victoria’s Secret models and the local swim team.

First you get dumped.

First you get dumped.

Probably for a stupid made-up reason because you're perfect and who in their right mind would want to dump you anyway?

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You think about taking the high road.

You think about taking the high road.

But where's the dignity in that?

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You start wondering why all relationships are the same.

You start wondering why all relationships are the same.

A good friend will just nod even though they're thinking, well haven't I heard this one before.

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You trash talk every rom-com and Disney movie that ever gave you false hope.

You trash talk every rom-com and Disney movie that ever gave you false hope.

You'll probably go home and watch Titanic.

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How Much Do You Know About Scotland?

“This quiz is aff it’s heid!”

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14 Incredible Beach Walks To Take In Western Australia

Because if you’re going to leave the house, you may as well go somewhere magnificent.

Ellen Cove to Albany Port

Take the boardwalk route from Ellen Cove at Albany's glorious Middleton Beach, right around the coastline to the town's port. Work those calves walking over Mt Melville and - at the right time of year - look out for whales in the cove.

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Leighton Beach to Cottesloe Beach

Starting in Fremantle and ending up in Cottesloe, this is a positively majestic walk. At around 5.5km, it isn't too testing - and there's a bunch of coffee shops on the way.

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Coral Bay Walk Way

Walk along the coast of the Ningaloo Reef in Coral Bay, and watch for dolphins or manta rays. Take a photo for Instagram and make all your friends jelly.

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Tagon Coastal Trail, Cape Arid

This 7km coastal trail is just east of Esperance on the southern coast, and isn't for the faint of calf-muscle. But, it's worth it for the whale watching, incredible views, and the challenge.

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