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Jade Jagger Marries DJ Adrian Fillary in England Jade Jagger Marries DJ Adrian Fillary in England
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Jade Jagger, daughter of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, tied the knot at a celebrity-infested event in England over the weekend. The lucky guy: DJ Adrian Fillary, who spends a large amount of his time promoting festivals. Also in attendance …

Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals Diabetes Treatment: Bristol-Myers Buys Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, which develops a handful of diabetes treatment medications, was purchased by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. for a staggering $5 billion in cash. The buyout comes about a month after FDA approval for generic versions of Bristol-Myers’ blood thinner Plavix …

Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram Power Outages Force People to Face Life Without Instagram
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Power outages, in addition to leaving over two million people without power, forced many to consider the question, “Is life worth living if I can’t post anything to Instagram?” The storms that ripped through the Eastern half of the United …

July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations July 4 Fireworks: Many Areas Cancel Celebrations

July 4 fireworks are such a tradition that I can’t imagine the holiday without it. In fact, I honestly can’t remember a summer when I didn’t hear the thunderous booms and see the colorful displays of fireworks exploding all around …

Power Outages Leave Millions Without Electricity Power Outages Leave Millions Without Electricity
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Power outages caused by a series of extremely powerful storms on Friday has left more than two million people without electricity. This, of course, wouldn’t necessarily be a huge problem were it not for the recent wave of overwhelming heat …

Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars, Receives Standing Ovation Nastia Liukin Falls During Uneven Bars, Receives Standing Ovation
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Nastia Liukin, the Olympic gold medalist who was hoping to secure at spot at this year’s Summer Olympics in London, watched her dreams shatter as she fell hard onto the mat during Sunday’s finals. This incident follows a similar occurrence …

Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office
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“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and …

Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Norway Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Norway
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Arresting Snoop Dogg for possessing marijuana is akin to tossing the Hamburglar into the hoosegow for stealing hamburgers. Everyone and their glaucoma-stricken auntie knows that these guys are breaking the law, but that’s what we love about them. However, Norway …

Chinese Astronauts Make Their Triumphant Return to Earth Chinese Astronauts Make Their Triumphant Return to Earth
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Chinese astronauts, two men and one woman, have made their way back to Earth inside an extremely cramped and very charred space capsule. The trio touched down on Friday in the northern part of China, their landing softened considerably by …

Randy Blythe Arrested: Lamb of God Singer Brought Up on Charges Randy Blythe Arrested: Lamb of God Singer Brought Up on Charges
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Randy Blythe arrested: The story has caused quite a stir withn the metal community, as it would suggest that bands are responsible for the actions of the people who come to see them perform. “Lamb of God” singer D. Randall …

Olsen Twins’ Fur Backpack Draws the Ire of PETA Olsen Twins’ Fur Backpack Draws the Ire of PETA
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The Olsen Twins’ fur backpack — which, I might add, is not the title for some sort of extremely unflattering underground porno — has caught the irritable eye of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Not surprisingly, the …

Reg Traviss, Amy Winehouse’s Former Boyfriend, Arrested for Rape Reg Traviss, Amy Winehouse’s Former Boyfriend, Arrested for Rape
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Reg Traviss, who is probably best known for being Amy Winehouse’s former boyfriend, was charged with two count of rape, according to ANI. The alleged assaults took place between December 29, 2011 and January 1, 2012, roughly five months following …

Turkey Reinforces Border Ahead of Geneva Conference Turkey Reinforces Border Ahead of Geneva Conference

Turkey reinforces its borders only days before the scheduled conference of world leaders in Geneva this weekend. As death and destruction in Syria mounts, the country fears they will be forced to retaliate should violence in the area make its …

Fort Bragg Shooting: One Soldier Dead, Two Wounded Fort Bragg Shooting: One Soldier Dead, Two Wounded
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Fort Bragg Shooting: During a Thursday afternoon unit safety briefing, a soldier at Fort Bragg shoot and killed one of his fellow soldiers before turning the gun on himself, according to CNN. A third soldier was also reportedly injured in …

Kenny Rogers Home Sells for $2.5 Million Kenny Rogers Home Sells for $2.5 Million
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Kenny Rogers home, which was to be sold at auction on Tuesday, was suddenly pulled off the block with very little explanation, according to Online Athens. Instead of watching the property disappear into the hands of the highest bidder, Rogers …

Stolen Valor Act Violates Free Speech, Struck Down in 6-3 Vote Stolen Valor Act Violates Free Speech, Struck Down in 6-3 Vote
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Stolen Valor Actor has been struck down in a recent vote, according to The Hill. The law, which was passed by Congress during George W. Bush’s turn as President, would have made it illegal to lie about receiving military honors …

Norwegian Mass Murderer Gets a Private Psych Ward Norwegian Mass Murderer Gets a Private Psych Ward
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Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, the man whose senseless rampage left 77 people dead last summer, is considered such a threat to his fellow inmates that the government is giving the guy his very own psych ward. Ila Prison …

Total Recall Trailer Brings the Explosions, Three-Breasted Aliens Total Recall Trailer Brings the Explosions, Three-Breasted Aliens
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(image) The Total Recall trailer currently making the rounds finally gives fans what they want: three-breasted aliens. Sure, we don’t actually get to see this highly-anticipated trio of mammaries in the clip embedded below, but at least you know they’re …

Glamping: It’s Like Camping, Except, You Know, Glamorous Glamping: It’s Like Camping, Except, You Know, Glamorous
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Glamping is apparently the latest craze amongst the young, hip, and wealthy. As you may already have guessed — and if you did, treat yourself to another roasted marshmallow — glamping is a combination of camping and glamor. Instead of …

Novak Leaves Office: Twitter Reacts to Ryan Howard’s Departure Novak Leaves Office: Twitter Reacts to Ryan Howard’s Departure
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When writer/actor B.J. Novak leaves “The Office”, it will leave the beloved sitcom with just a handful of its original cast members. Truthfully, I gave up on the show quite a few seasons ago, and strongly feel that it probably …

Magic Mike: Fandango Pre-Sales Pulling in the Dollar Bills Magic Mike: Fandango Pre-Sales Pulling in the Dollar Bills
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“Magic Mike”, in case you haven’t heard, stars cinematic heartthrobs Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum, the latter of whom appears in various stages of undress throughout the entire movie. That’s what female movie-goers are hoping for, anyway. If ticket pre-sales …

Scantron Inventor Michael Sokolski Dies at 85 Scantron Inventor Michael Sokolski Dies at 85
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Scantron was the only way to take standardized tests when I was a kid. Armed with a number two pencil and a head full of potential, students would hunker down over these sheets and attempt to “fill in the bubble …

Ann Curry Bids a Tearful Farewell to the Today Show Ann Curry Bids a Tearful Farewell to the Today Show
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Ann Curry said goodbye to her fans on the TODAY Show this morning, ending weeks of speculation that her job as co-host was on the proverbial chopping block. Fighting back tears, Curry said that she appreciated that people saw her …

Barry Becher, Television Marketing Guru, Dead at 71 Barry Becher, Television Marketing Guru, Dead at 71
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Barry Becher is a name you may not immediately recognize, but there’s a very strong possibility you’re extremely familiar with his television commercials. Becher, along with partner Ed Valenti, are credited as creating modern-day infomercial marketing with their Ginsu knife …