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Aleyia Dixon is a contributing writer to WebProNews.
Shailene Woodley Speaks Out Against “Cheeky” Tagline

In more Controversial for the Sake of Marketing Success news (no, not another Miley article), an upcoming movie entitled The Fault in our Stars has just released a beautiful poster for a likely tear-jerker involving two teens with cancer falling …

The Wolf on Wall Street: Doing Well Despite Raunch

Among the eight movies that opened on Christmas Day, Variety tells us that Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street is coming out near the top, which is no small feat with The Hobbit being its main competitor. The Wolf …

Serena Williams: AP Athlete of the Year for 3rd Time

It has just been announced by the Associated Press that the powerful tennis player and one of the most ferocious competitors in any sport has won her third The Associate Press Female Athlete of the Year award. Serena Williams received …

Best Smartphones of 2013: One Obvious, One Underdog
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How many people have you seen with the iPhone 5s this year? How many people have you seen with the Nexus 5 this year? Can anyone even spot an Nexus 5 quickly? Probably not as fast as you would a …

Irvington Shooting: NJ’s Unsolved Christmas Tragedy

The Star-Ledger tells us of a shooting outside of a strip club in Irvington, New Jersey on Christmas morning that left three men dead and two wounded. A bouncer was first killed in the line of duty a little after …

Queen’s Speech 2013: Meditation and Baby George

The Telegraph from the U.K. tells us of Queen Elizabeth’s traditional Christmas speech filmed a little over a month ago that aired on Christmas, as is the country’s tradition. These speeches are the more enjoyable of political speeches; Queen Elizabeth …

Dan Aykroyd Talks Business and We Talk About Him
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It’s the 30th anniversary of one of America’s favorite Christmas movies, Trading Places. Entrepreneurs are eating up Dan Aykroyd’s assertion in a Bloomberg interview that if Trading Places isn’t the Best Movie of All Time, it is at least the …

Roger Federer’s Life is Getting Better-er

You’ve heard the song, right? Top-ranked tennis player Roger Federer has been doing more than breaking Grand Slam singles title records and providing us eye candy since Andre Agassi’s retirement– According to an excited tweet from Roger himself, it looks …

Roomba Vacuum to be Acquired Next by Google?
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We may have been a little off with the high-tech expectancies of The Year 2000, but with the introduction of iRobot’s Roomba Cleaner, we’ve gotten a little closer to that grand Jetsons Lifestyle we’ve all been waiting for. Accompanied by …

Student Loan Default Protection May be Near
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If your heart involuntarily jumps whenever you see “student loans” trending in the news with the hopes that well— maybe they’re finally ruling them away somehow… Democratic senators Dick Durbin, Jack Reed, Elizabeth Warren and Barbara Boxer may soon become …

Charitable Donations: Get Deductions at No Cost

The gifts have been bought and the festivities are upon us. Don’t worry If you’re a bit tapped out but still wish to join folks making their last charitable donations of 2013; there’s always a way. Here are two ways …

Maria Alyokhina Unimpressed with Pussy Riot Amnesty
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Maria Alyokhina, 1/5 of the group that may hold The Most Edgiest Name of All Time, has wasted no time in speaking her mind after being released from jail this Monday. Alyokhina and fellow Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and …

Busy Philipps and The Elf on the Shelf Thing
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Busy Philipps (born Elizabeth Jean Philipps), the outspoken, Illinois-born actress that you may know from Dawson’s Creek, Freaks and Geeks and currently Cougar Town is fast becoming one of America’s darlings. Cougar Town is returning for its fifth season early …

Manny Pacquiao: Why Won’t He Fight Mayweather?
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It seems as if everyone wants to see a match-up between Pacman and Money except for the two people actually risking their faces if they did. For years now, we’ve watched Pacquiao win countless victories in rising weight classes with …

Cholesterol Levels: Keep Them Lo-Ho-Ho-W This Xmas

Cholesterol is a hot topic this week, and for good reason– the Christmas dinner rivals the gloriousness of the Thanksgiving dinner, not to mention the cookies and sweets that seem to be everywhere all season. It has since been established …

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are All Alright
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Pretty comforting to see a TV couple turn into a real-life couple. Makes us believe that maybe something special happened behind the scenes to spark real love. After seeing Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher break up and make up throughout …

Fleece Blankets: Give or Receive Their Many Gifts

Fleece blankets. Who doesn’t love a fleece blanket? Even sheep love fleece blankets, because fleece blankets are commonly made with insulating polyester blends unless it is specified to be fleece-wool. Every time a fleece blanket is manufactured, one more sheep …

Kerri Kasem: Not Loving Visitation Agreement at All
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Kerri, Mike and Julie Kasem told the media in September that their father’s current wife was not allowing them to visit him. It got so bad that Casey Kasem’s ex-wife, children, friends and colleagues staged a protest in front of …

Tonsil Surgery Tragedy: Brain-Dead Diagnosis Fought
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“Is this normal?” asked Nailah Winkfield over and over as her daughter sat in a bloody hospital gown holding a cup full of blood. An Oakland television station tells us of Nailah Winkfield, a woman facing one of the hardest …

Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence
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Alabama seems an unlikely place for overseas terrorism, but this case proves that you never know where it can occur. Reuters tells us that Randy “Rasheed” Wilson and Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair were each sentenced to 15 years in prison …

Car Insurance Premiums: 67% Increase for One Claim?
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The internets are abuzz about car insurance rates rising by a national average of 38% after just one claim, but consider this before you begin bargaining with your tree shade mechanic about replacing your car’s entire backside. The uproar was …

Snow in Israel: Pretty and Rare…but Dangerous
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It is snowing in Israel and everybody is tripping (& slipping) out. Although Baby Jesus likely would approve of the scenery, it’s now becoming a bit dangerous for Jerusalemites. On Friday, a snowstorm hit Israel and the initial joy of …

NYC Train Brakes Upgraded After Metro-North Crash
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Here’s something that may shock even the most jaded New Yorker: The train that derailed on December 1st had an automatic braking system that most likely could have prevented the crash– if it wasn’t disabled. The Associated Press tells us …

Winter Tire Alternatives: Green, but Effective?
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As earlier reported by us, it is catching on that winter tires damage our lungs and heart more than they protect us from slipping on the highway. While this may be true, it is still pretty obvious that we need …