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Dutch Teen Arrested For Joke Terror Tweet
April 15, 2014 – 10:18 am | No Comment
Dutch Teen Arrested For Joke Terror Tweet

This week in “What Not To Do on Social Media:” a 14-year-old girl in the Netherlands has been arrested for tweeting a threat against American Airlines, police confirmed to Business Insider. The girl’s freakout following a …

Boston Bombing Survivor Slams Meet The Press
April 12, 2014 – 11:37 am | No Comment
Boston Bombing Survivor Slams <i>Meet The Press</i>

A survivor of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing is strongly criticizing the NBC News program Meet the Press, saying they backed out of an agreement to refrain from using the names of the suspected bombers …

16-Year-Old Charged In School Stabbing
April 10, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment
16-Year-Old Charged In School Stabbing

A 16-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the Pennsylvania high school stabbing spree that left 22 people injured, some critically.
The teen reportedly began slashing fellow students at Franklin Regional High School in …

Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration Could Be “Act of Love”
April 7, 2014 – 11:09 am | No Comment
Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration Could Be “Act of Love”

Possible 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush stated at an event this weekend that illegal entry into the United States is in some cases an “act of love,” and should be treated as such. The statement …

Kobe Bryant On Trayvon Martin: “I Won’t React Just Because I’m An African-American”
April 4, 2014 – 9:38 am | No Comment
Kobe Bryant On Trayvon Martin:  “I Won’t React Just Because I’m An African-American”

The death of Trayvon Martin and subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman still rests heavy on the hearts of many. A number of celebrities used their status to bring attention to the situation and still feel …

Would You Pay $3000 To Have Someone Live-Tweet Your Wedding?
March 30, 2014 – 8:41 am | No Comment
Would You Pay $3000 To Have Someone Live-Tweet Your Wedding?

Weddings can be very expensive. Very, very, very expensive. I know this because, at the moment, I’m actually planning one. And at this point, it feels like I’ve paid about $1 gazillion to people. From …

Another Earthquake Shakes Southern California
March 29, 2014 – 10:35 am | No Comment
Another Earthquake Shakes Southern California

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit California yesterday, centered off the coast of La Habra. The quake appears to have caused some damage, power outages, and displaced some residents, but not caused any fatalities.
The tremor struck at …

Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast With… “Ronald McDonald?!”
March 28, 2014 – 4:42 pm | No Comment
Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast With… “Ronald McDonald?!”

Taco Bell didn’t need much help publicizing their brand new breakfast offerings this week. Taco Bell was trending on Twitter. Fans couldn’t seem to get enough of the fast food joints offerings, including breakfast burritos, …

Nick Cannon Wears White Face To Promote White People Party Music & Gets Slammed For Being Racist
March 26, 2014 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Nick Cannon Wears White Face To Promote <i>White People Party Music</i> & Gets Slammed For Being Racist

America’s got issues with Nick Cannon‘s latest publicity stunt.
The 33-year-old funny man and America’s Got Talent host donned white face to promote his first album in 11 years called White People Party Music. In a photo …

Michigan Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban
March 22, 2014 – 9:19 am | No Comment
Michigan Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

Late on Friday, a judge in Michigan struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying it violated equal protection under the law. Couples were reportedly lining up at county clerks offices early on Saturday …

Two Dead, One Seriously Injured In Helicopter Crash Near Seattle Space Needle
March 18, 2014 – 3:04 pm | No Comment
Two Dead, One Seriously Injured In Helicopter Crash Near Seattle Space Needle

Two people are dead and another is critically injured after a news helicopter crashed in a busy section of Seattle this morning. Eyewitnesses say the chopper was attempting to take off from a rooftop helipad …

WWII Sailor From Famous Kiss Photo Dies, Aged 86
March 15, 2014 – 12:22 pm | 2 Comments
WWII Sailor From Famous Kiss Photo Dies, Aged 86

Glenn McDuffie, who claimed to be the man in a famous WWII photo, has died. The Texas Navy veteran was 86 and passed due to natural causes, said his daughter.
McDuffie says he was changing trains …

“Five Second Rule” May Be Real, Because Science
March 15, 2014 – 11:58 am | One Comment
“Five Second Rule” May Be Real, Because Science

Go ahead, eat that cookie, toast, or even a wet hunk of steak right of the floor. According to a new study, food may have a very low chance of being contaminated after touching the …

Beyoncé & Jennifer Garner Fight To “Ban Bossy” In New PSA: “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss!”
March 12, 2014 – 11:40 am | No Comment
Beyoncé & Jennifer Garner Fight To “Ban Bossy” In New PSA: “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss!”

Beyoncé is using her superpowers as one of the biggest pop divas in the world to fight against the use of the word “bossy” to describe young girls and women asserting their power. The “Run …

President Obama Plugs Healthcare.Gov On Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis
March 11, 2014 – 4:04 pm | One Comment
President Obama Plugs Healthcare.Gov On <i>Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis</i>

President Barack Obama surprised Washington insiders and comedy fans this morning with an appearance on the popular webseries Between Two Ferns. The (intentionally) deadpan, standoff-ish interview with comedian Zach Galifianakis is part of an ongoing …

Bye, Barbie! Lammily, The World’s First Average-Sized Doll, Debuts Her Assets!
March 11, 2014 – 10:37 am | No Comment
Bye, Barbie! Lammily, The World’s First Average-Sized Doll, Debuts Her <i>Ass</i>ets!

It’s Barbie’s world no longer. Lammily has officially been born.
Created by digital artist ad researcher Nickolay Lamm, Lammily was inspired by Lamm’s “Real Barbie” project, which debuted on July 4, 2013. The doll, inspired by …

Two Days After Controversial Ruling, Massachusetts Outlaws Upskirt Photos
March 8, 2014 – 2:21 pm | No Comment
Two Days After Controversial Ruling, Massachusetts Outlaws Upskirt Photos

Two days after a controversial court ruling in Massachusetts found that upskirt photos taken surreptitiously on the subway were legal, the state legislature has passed a measure banning the practice. Gov. Deval Patrick signed the …

New Jersey 18-Year-Old Sues Parents For Financial Support
March 4, 2014 – 12:23 pm | One Comment
New Jersey 18-Year-Old Sues Parents For Financial Support

Rachel Canning is a cheerleader, lacrosse player, and honor student at Morris Catholic High School, with acceptance letters to several colleges for next year. But the star high school student is suing her own parents …

Mississippi Man Declared Dead, Found Alive In Body Bag
March 1, 2014 – 9:26 am | No Comment
Mississippi Man Declared Dead, Found Alive In Body Bag

A Mississippi man is recovering in the hospital after being declared dead. Walter Williams, 78, of Lexington, MS, was transported to a funeral home in a body bag and found alive as the embalming process was about …

Is Spike Lee Right About Gentrification?
February 28, 2014 – 8:48 am | No Comment
Is Spike Lee Right About Gentrification?

In case you missed it, director Spike Lee had another characteristically epic rant this week. Lee was appearing at an event for Black History Month at the Pratt Institute, an art school in his childhood …

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