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About Shana Norris

Shana Norris is a writer, reader, runner, coffee guzzler, and chocolate inhaler who dreams of becoming an Avett Brothers groupie. You can follow her on Twitter, Google +ShanaNorris, and Pinterest or on her blog at ShanaNorris.net.
Sasha Vujacic Signs with Clippers After Stint in Turkey Sasha Vujacic Signs with Clippers After Stint in Turkey

Sasha Vujacic, a Slovenian professional basketball player, will return to Los Angeles under a 10-day contract with the Clippers. Vujacic played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2004 to 2010. In an interview on Monday prior to suffering a painful …

Maserati Ghibli Super Bowl Commercial Not a Crowd Favorite Maserati Ghibli Super Bowl Commercial Not a Crowd Favorite

The atmospheric commercial for the Maserati Ghibli III, a high end luxury automobile that competes with the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series, didn’t go over well with many Super Bowl 2014 viewers. The ad featured 10-year old Quvenzhan√© Wallis, …

Katie Couric Will Marry John Molner This Summer Katie Couric Will Marry John Molner This Summer

Katie Couric is finally talking about when she’ll marry her fianc√© John Molner. Couric attended Howard Stern’s 60th birthday bash at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Friday night. When the outspoken, often controversial shock jock asked when …

Tracy McGrady May Attempt Baseball Career Tracy McGrady May Attempt Baseball Career

It looks like Tracy McGrady may be considering a career in baseball after retiring from the NBA last year. ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy set off a swirl of rumors during a telecast of Friday night’s game between the Brooklyn …

Michael Young Retires After 14 Years Michael Young Retires After 14 Years

Michael Young announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Friday afternoon at the Rangers Ball Park in Arlington. Young played for the Texas Rangers from 2000 to 2012. His struggles in the 2012 season led the Rangers to trade …

Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal

Swedish soccer star Kim Kallstrom is the talk of the UK as he prepares to play on loan with England’s Arsenal Football Club. Kallstrom, who has played for Spartak Moscow since July 2012 and for Olympique Lyonnais for the six …

Stanislas Wawrinka Wins His First Grand Slam Stanislas Wawrinka Wins His First Grand Slam

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka nabbed his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday. In an interview with CNN, the 28-year old Wawrinka seemed thrilled and maybe even a little surprised. “I never dreamed about that, never …

Scarlett Johansson Sodastream Ad Becomes Online Meme for Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Scarlett Johansson Sodastream Ad Becomes Online Meme for Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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Scarlett Johansson’s collaboration with Sodastream has drawn sharp criticism from those with strong opinions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and now it’s spawning political memes across the Internet. Sodastream recently announced that Johansson would be their first-ever global brand ambassador. Johansson …

Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis Ann Coulter Sounds Off On Wendy Davis
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Controversial political commentator Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity’s self-titled Fox News channel talk show Monday night to sound off on Texas Senator Wendy Davis. Coulter, who appears frequently on Fox News, jumped at the chance to weigh in on …

Quenelle Salute Leads to Charges Against Nicolas Anelka Quenelle Salute Leads to Charges Against Nicolas Anelka

On Tuesday, the English Football Association (FA) charged French soccer star Nicolas Anelka with allegedly making the “quenelle” salute during a December 28 match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion. The FA issued the following statement on their …

Giuliana Rancic Stuns in Purple Gown at SAG Awards Giuliana Rancic Stuns in Purple Gown at SAG Awards
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Giuliana Rancic wowed onlookers as she worked the red carpet at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Her purple satin gown, accessorized simply with a black belt and understated earrings, drew a lot …

Keira Knightley Stuns at Jack Ryan Premiere Keira Knightley Stuns at Jack Ryan Premiere

Keira Knightley hit the red carpet in Los Angeles on Wednesday to celebrate the premiere of her latest film release Jake Ryan: Shadow Recruit. The actress flew in from London earlier in the day and headed to the TCL Chinese …

Kate Moss Celebrates 40th Birthday with Husband and Friends Kate Moss Celebrates 40th Birthday with Husband and Friends
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English model and international fashion icon Kate Moss celebrated her 40th birthday on Thursday by lunching with her husband Jamie Hince and a group of friends at London’s 34 Restaurant. Moss stepped out in a black dress and heels topped …

Jennifer Nettles: New Album is Stripped Down and Emotional Jennifer Nettles: New Album is Stripped Down and Emotional

Jennifer Nettles’ debut solo album “That Girl” released Tuesday, and early reviewers say the songs are stripped down and full of emotion. The album, which was four years in the making, has been compared to the work of Carole King …

Victoria Azarenka Wins First Round of Australian Open Victoria Azarenka Wins First Round of Australian Open

Victoria Azarenka is off to a good start in her quest to defend her consecutive Australian Open singles titles (2012 and 2013.) Azarenka battled long and hard in the dangerous Melbourne heat on Tuesday to advance to the second round. …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …

Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach Neiman Marcus Confirms Data Breach

Upscale retailer Neiman Marcus is the latest chain to announce a data breach that may put its customers at risk for credit card fraud. According to Krebs on Security – the same site that broke news of the Target data …

Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Footage Shows Crash Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Footage Shows Crash

Investigators have had a chance to review footage from the helmet camera that Michael Schmacher’s family handed over last week, and they say that while the former Formula One racer was indeed skiing off course – or off-piste – speed …

Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead
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January is shaping up to be a violent month in Iraq. According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the death toll rose by at least 12 on Tuesday when gunmen attacked an apartment that served as a brothel in the Zayouna …

Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators

Michael Schumacher’s helmet camera has been given to investigators following a serious skiing accident in the French Alps last week. Authorities are hoping it will answer a host of questions about the fall that ended with the former Formula One …

Super Shred Diet Promises Big Results Fast Super Shred Diet Promises Big Results Fast
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It’s the new year, and weight loss features prominently on many lists of New Year’s resolutions. For 2014, there’s a new contender in the diet arena and it’s promising big results: the Super Shred Diet. The diet is the brain …

Winter Storm Hercules Heads to the Northeast Winter Storm Hercules Heads to the Northeast

Before Winter Storm Hercules is finished with the US, roughly 1 in 3 Americans will have seen snow in the early days of 2014. The massive storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest on …

Prince William to Study at Cambridge University in 2014 Prince William to Study at Cambridge University in 2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is returning to school. Kensington Palace made the announcement on Monday. According to the official press release, William will begin a 10-week program in agricultural management in early January. The course is described as an …

Chrissy Teigen Just Can’t Finish Fifty Shades of Grey Chrissy Teigen Just Can’t Finish Fifty Shades of Grey

Chrissy Teigen just couldn’t bring herself to finish reading Fifty Shades of Grey. The American model, who made her debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2010 and has been featured every year since, is a prolific Tweeter …