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Mike is a writer and videographer based in Lexington, KY. Follow Mike on Twitter and Google+.
Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up …

Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction …

Colorado Man Involved in Real Life GTA Car Chase Colorado Man Involved in Real Life GTA Car Chase

A Colorado man was recently involved in a 2-hour long car chase that resembled a real life depiction of a scene from the popular video game Grand Theft Auto. The incident began when Ryan Stone, 28, stole an SUV with …

Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China

An ancient canine breed called the Tibetan Mastiff has become a status symbol among the affluent of China, and a puppy recently sold for a record-breaking $2 million. The golden-haired dog measuring 31 inches tall was purchased by a property …

Sons Unite to Create New Roy Orbison Song Sons Unite to Create New Roy Orbison Song

The three sons of singer/songwriter Roy Orbison have united to create a new track featuring the late artist, using samples from an old boombox recording of a song entitled “The Way is Love.” Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex Orbison were …

Tom Brady, Gisele Selling Mansion for $50 Million Tom Brady, Gisele Selling Mansion for $50 Million

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen have put their 14,000 square foot, eco-friendly mansion on the market for $50 million. The couple reportedly invested $20 million into the construction of the Bentwood, California home, which …

Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Gives Birth to Baby Girl Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Gives Birth to Baby Girl

British-Croatian socialite, television personality and model Tamara Ecclestone welcomed a baby girl yesterday in London. The child was named Sophia, and is the first for Ecclestone and her husband, stockbroker Jay Rutland. The 29-year-old Formula One heiress took to Twitter …

Redditor ‘Socializes’ Duckling Using Beard Redditor ‘Socializes’ Duckling Using Beard
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In a series of revealing photos, a Reddit user known as ‘Spongi’ has documented his rearing of an abandoned duckling named “Peeps,” using his beard in place of its mother’s wing. While unsuccessfully attempting to hatch chicken eggs, Spongi inadvertently …

Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats Delta Stock Up After Strong Holiday, New Seats

Today Delta Air Lines announced that it will spend over $770 million through 2016 to refurbish 225 of its domestic narrowbody planes, including the Boeing 757-200, 737-800, Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, bolstering its stock price after seeing a strong …

Insane Clown Posse and the American Juggalo Insane Clown Posse and the American Juggalo

Wicked clown rap duo Insane Clown Posse, along with four followers known as ‘Juggalos,’ have sued the Federal Bureau of Investigation after being officially labelled a gang. The FBI deemed that Juggalos are a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in the …

Former Cylon Tricia Helfer Talks ‘Killer Women’ Former Cylon Tricia Helfer Talks ‘Killer Women’
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Former Cylon model “Number 6″ Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica fame recently opened up about her new role as Texas Ranger Molly Parker on ABC’s new drama Killer Women, which premieres on Tuesday. Former human supermodel Helfer, 39, who grew …

Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness Polar Vortex: Harbinger of Coldness
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With a polar vortex gripping the northern and central regions of the country, the National Weather Service warns that “life-threatening wind chill” is something to be taken seriously, as parts of the U.S. brace for temperature lows not seen in …

Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah

Iraqi forces are planning a “major attack” against al Qaeda militants in Fallujah, and while Washington has said it would assist, Secretary of State John Kerry has made it clear that no new U.S. troops will be redeployed to the …

Missing Doctor Accused of Stalking Gospel Singer Missing Doctor Accused of Stalking Gospel Singer

Missing Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick had been accused of stalking popular, Grammy-nominated gospel singer Marvin Sapp, adding to the mystery of the 30-year-old’s December 5th disappearance. In what resembles a scenario from the defunct CBS drama ‘Without a Trace,’ Patrick …

‘Pugilistic Stance’ Noted in Paul Walker Autopsy ‘Pugilistic Stance’ Noted in Paul Walker Autopsy

An autopsy of Paul Walker has found that the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise actor died in a “pugilistic stance,” and suffered multiple fractures throughout his body including his jaw, collarbone, left upper arm, ribs and pelvis, according to the coroner’s …

‘Gone With the Wind’ Actress Passes Away at 98 ‘Gone With the Wind’ Actress Passes Away at 98

Alicia Rhett, one of the oldest surviving cast members of the iconic screen epic ‘Gone With the Wind,’ passed away Friday in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community spokesperson Kimberly Farfone Borts, Rhett died quietly of …

Police Defend Decision to Free Priest Killer Police Defend Decision to Free Priest Killer

Eureka, California police have stated that there was no reason to hold murder suspect Gary Lee Bullock, who was freed from custody just hours before slaying Reverend Eric Freed of St. Bernard’s Catholic Parish. Reverend Freed was found dead in …

Cleveland Cavaliers Excuse Andrew Bynum Cleveland Cavaliers Excuse Andrew Bynum

The Cleveland Cavaliers have indefinitely excused mystifying center Andrew Bynum for “conduct detrimental to the team,” after temporarily suspending him on Saturday. Bynum was subsequently banned from all team activities, which hints at an end to his two-year, $24.79 million …

Bollywood Star Farooq Shaikh Dies at 65 Bollywood Star Farooq Shaikh Dies at 65

Indian actor Farooq Shaikh, 65, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack. The Bollywood legend was in Dubai visiting family at the time. His funeral was held in Mumbai on December 28. Shaikh was best known for his …

GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick GoPro Demos Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick

GoPro camera has posted a clip of U.S. snowboarding champion Shaun White, as he perfects a new halfpipe trick called the frontside double-cork 1440 in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The frontside double-cork 1440 is similar to …

iPhone 5s Available for Pre-Order in China iPhone 5s Available for Pre-Order in China

On the heels of Apple announcing on Sunday a partnership with China Mobile to sell the iPhone in that country, pre-orders for the iPhone 5s and 5c were made available on Christmas day in the Middle Kingdom. China Mobile commenced …

Artsy Macaulay Culkin Conceptually Eats Pizza Artsy Macaulay Culkin Conceptually Eats Pizza

Mysterious former child star Macaulay Culkin has posted a YouTube clip of himself eating a slice of pizza, which has garnered over 800 thousand views since December 16th. The elusive actor is apparently promoting his pizza-centric Velvet Underground tribute band …

Pileups Close Down Portions of PA Turnpike Pileups Close Down Portions of PA Turnpike

Slippery roads in eastern Pennsylvania lead to pileups that shut down portions of the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Thursday, resulting in several injuries but no fatalities. Turnpike officials reported that roughly 35 vehicles were involved in related accidents, which caused a …

Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support Nokia Lumia 1020 Gets RAW Photo Support
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The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 recently received the Lumia Black software update, which allows for shooting pictures in the relatively compression- and processing-free RAW Digital Negative Format (DNG), as well as other small functionality modifications. Aside from the RAW upgrade …