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Samantha Brick Says Women are Cursed for Their Good Looks

Samantha Brick, writer for the Daily Mail, wrote an article yesterday posing the question: Why do women hate me for being beautiful? Within 24 hours she received responses from over 4,500 people that were divided into two camps. Some thought that she was arrogant for proclaiming that she was beautiful while others felt she was reiterating the story of their …

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Paul Allen Employs Octopus in Pacific Search

Paul Allen, a mega rich co-founder of Microsoft, is involved in a search in the Pacific for an American pilot and two Palau police officers whose plane disappeared over the weekend. The pilot and officers disappeared after confronting Chinese poachers who were caught fishing in marine reserves. The poachers were after giant clams (Tridacna gigas) which are the largest living …

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Tornado Warnings Become More Extreme

The National Weather Service (NWS) has decided to test out more blunt tornado warning messages in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois in an effort to reduce fatality and injury rates. Here are a few of them: “You could be killed if not underground or in a tornado shelter.” “This is a life-threatening situation.” “Complete destruction of entire neighborhoods likely.” The NWS …

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NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016?

The Kepler mission may be extended for another two years after a report from NASA’s senior review board. The spacecraft was named in honor of the 17th-century German astronomer Johannes Kepler and was launched in March 2009. It was supposed to return around September of 2012. The purpose of the mission is to survey portions of the Milky Way galaxy …

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Internet Addiction Infographic Raises Awareness

One study titled “Microstructure Abnormalities in Adolescents with Internet Addiction Disorder” from PLoS One concluded that adolescents with Internet Addiction Disorder: Had multiple structural changes in the brain. The gray matter atrophy and white matter FA changes of some brain regions were significantly correlated with the duration of internet addiction. These results may be interpreted, at least partially, as the …

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Austin Carroll Serial Offender?

We reported earlier that Austin Carroll, a teen from Indiana was expelled from school after he tweeted the F bomb late at night. His commentary had nothing to do with the school. His cursing was not even directed at anyone who attends or is employed by the school in the small town of Garrett but school officials continue to defend …

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Kindergartners are Being Taught to Embrace and Utilize Technology

Kindergartners are learning how to communicate in a concise manner through Twitter. Early childhood educators are teaching entire classes how to tweet and have created classroom networks for students on Twiducate, a social network devoted to schools and teaching environments. Twiducate.com is a free resource for educators that was developed in 2009. The overaching goal of the platform is to …

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Jenna Talackova Gets Dissed by Swanky Diners

We reported earlier that Jenna Talackova’s battle to compete in The Miss Universe Canada pageant. She has been accepted back into the competition despite being transgendered but continues to face rejection. Jenna’s bikini photo shoot at an upscale L.A. hotel was shut down after numerous guests complained to the staff. Sources told TMZ that Jenna was originally supposed to do …

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German Tree is Adorned with 10,000 Decorative Eggs

Decorating trees with eggs is a German tradition and Volker Kraft has taken this observance to a whole new level by adorning a tree with 10,000 ornamental eggs with the help of his family. Kraft lives in Saafeld, Germany and his sturdy apple tree has attracted many tourists over the years. Many of the eggs are very elaborate; they are …

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Star Wars Condoms for Fake Sex

Benedetto Papi from Milan, Italy designed fake Star Wars condoms for some geeky fun. The collection is called May The Condom Be With You. Here are some reactions to Papi’s creations: (image)@MeriSheshoMeriYoda condom – vote! – ONE Condoms Design Contest http://t.co/F6fsocpk(image) 2 days ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto (image)@dnghiaNghia NguyenStar Wars condoms are here. Finally. http://t.co/97WPuKOq(image) 19 minutes ago …

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Whitney Houston: Recent Auction Indicates the Star Might be More Collectible than Predicted

Whitney Houston’s items were sold off as part of the Hollywood Legends auction held in Beverly Hills by Julien’s Auctions. The entire collection pulled in more than $82,000. The following dress is one that Houston wore at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy party in 1997. Her collectibility had yet to be determined because not many of her belongings went up for auction …

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Google has Searched the Globe to Bring Masterpieces to the Public

Google has expanded their Art Project by partnering with 151 museums in 40 countries. Now anyone with the internet can view some of the finest masterpieces across the globe in high resolution. You can even zoom in super close to view details. This could be especially helpful while analyzing the works of Hieronymus Bosch because he was known for putting …

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