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Lone Star Tick Linked to Sudden Outbreak of Meat Allergies Lone Star Tick Linked to Sudden Outbreak of Meat Allergies
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The lone star tick, an arachnid which gets its name from the single white dot on its creepy little back, has been linked to an recent outbreak of meat allergies that have recently plagued the East Coast and Bible Belt. …

$1.3 Million Utility Bill Sent to Texas Mom $1.3 Million Utility Bill Sent to Texas Mom
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A $1.3 million utility bill would instantly cause instant panic in yours truly. Since I run the air conditioning in my house during the summer like I’m trying to flash freeze processed meat, I live in constant fear of my …

Facecrook Site Assists Police with Locating Wanted Criminals Facecrook Site Assists Police with Locating Wanted Criminals
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Facecrook, a new site utilized by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, is designed to help locate wanted criminals by posting their names and photos in a database for all to see. When you click on a particular crook, his or …

Lollipops to Cure Hiccups Invented by Connecticut Teen Lollipops to Cure Hiccups Invented by Connecticut Teen
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Lollipops to cure hiccups sounds like a remarkable idea. Although you may think that such a novel invention was perpetrated by two dozen highly-educated, well-compensated scientists inside an elaborate think tank somewhere in the Midwest, you’d be wrong. This particular …

Twitter Down: Social Media Site Experiences Worst Crash in 8 Months Twitter Down: Social Media Site Experiences Worst Crash in 8 Months

Twitter goes down, minds are promptly lost. When the micro-blogging site experienced an hour-long outage this afternoon, I’m sure it caused much fist-shaking and hair-pulling. Outside of a 60 minute outage back in October of 2011, the site has remained …

Alaska Volcano: Alert Level Raised Following Small Eruption Alaska Volcano: Alert Level Raised Following Small Eruption
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An Alaska volcano spewed an ash cloud with an estimated of height of 23,000 feet, according to CNN. Although Cleveland Volcano, which forms the western half of Chuginadak Island off the coast of mainland Alaska, hasn’t coughed up anything else …

Ann Curry Could Be Out as Host of NBC’s Today Show Ann Curry Could Be Out as Host of NBC’s Today Show
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Ann Curry, who took over hosting duties for the Today Show a year ago, could be replaced in a matter of weeks, according to TMZ. The website is also reporting that former host Meredith Vieira was secretly offered the gig …

Jon Gosselin Apology: Regrets Behavior, Ready to Move On Jon Gosselin Apology: Regrets Behavior, Ready to Move On
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Jon Gosselin’s apology to his ex-wife Kate will appear in the next issue of People magazine, which is scheduled to hit newsstands this Friday (June 22) According to the publication, the estranged couple are apparently getting along now, and have …

Jim Parsons Lends His Voice to Dreamworks’ Happy Smekday! Jim Parsons Lends His Voice to Dreamworks’ Happy Smekday!
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Jim Parsons and Rihanna are joining forces for the upcoming Dreamworks animated science fiction flick “Happy Smekday!”, which is based on author Adam Rex’s best-selling children’s book “The True Meaning of Smekday”. The film marks the first big-screen animated feature …

Good Humor Shortage Causes Summertime Woes Good Humor Shortage Causes Summertime Woes

The Good Humor shortage couldn’t have come at a worse time. As temperatures skyrocket across the Northeast, Americans are turning to such seasonal delights as lemonade and ice cream for sweet relief. Unfortunately for those of you with a hankering …

Andrew Sarris, Influential Film Critic, Dead at 83 Andrew Sarris, Influential Film Critic, Dead at 83
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Andrew Sarris, the man responsible for championing the “auteur theory” and a pioneer of the annual Top 10 films list, has passed away due to complications from an infection. He was 83. Inspired by his love of film, Sarris made …

Richard Lynch, B-Movie Veteran, Dead at 76 Richard Lynch, B-Movie Veteran, Dead at 76
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Richard Lynch, an actor who needs no introduction to those who grew up watching B-movies in the 80′s, passed away on Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California. Specific details surrounding his death have not been released. He was …

Hugh Jackman Tapped to Host Free Short Film Festival in NYC Hugh Jackman Tapped to Host Free Short Film Festival in NYC

Hugh Jackman is pretty much a household name at this stage in the game. If you don’t know the guy from his contributions to the “X-Men” franchise, chances are you’re familiar with his other endeavors. Not only is the guy …

New Sesame Street Movie: 20th Century Fox Acquires Rights New Sesame Street Movie: 20th Century Fox Acquires Rights

A new Sesame Street movie is currently in the works, according to the folks over at the Hollywood Reporter. 20th Century Fox recently secured motion picture rights to the property, and have tapped Shawn “Real Steel” Levy’s 21 Laps to …

Deep Fried Fair Food Includes Cheeseburgers, Red Velvet Cake Deep Fried Fair Food Includes Cheeseburgers, Red Velvet Cake
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The deep fried fair food on the menu at this year’s California State Fair will probably test the limits of those individuals who believe their stomach is constructed of cast iron. Once upon I time, I could stuff just about …

Alec Baldwin Feels All Paparazzi Should Be Waterboarded Alec Baldwin Feels All Paparazzi Should Be Waterboarded
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Alec Baldwin isn’t a subtle individual. Whenever something happens to the guy that he doesn’t particularly enjoy, chances are you’re going to hear about it. In fact, if the situation presents itself, he may even make light of the whole …

Octomom Doesn’t Want to Take Her Clothes Off in Florida Anymore Octomom Doesn’t Want to Take Her Clothes Off in Florida Anymore
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Octomom Nadya Suleman was scheduled to disrobe on-stage at a Florida strip club next month, though it would appear that the mother of 14 is no longer interested in showing off what the Good Lord gave her. TMZ reports that …

President Obama Invokes Executive Privilege Over Fast and Furious Documents President Obama Invokes Executive Privilege Over Fast and Furious Documents
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President Obama has invoked executive privilege over previously undisclosed documents pertaining to the Justice Department’s “Fast & Furious” program, which allowed a cache of weapons to make their way across the Mexican border. The idea behind the program was as …

Alicia Etheridge, Bobby Brown Tie the Knot in Hawaii: Twitter Reacts Alicia Etheridge, Bobby Brown Tie the Knot in Hawaii: Twitter Reacts

Alicia Etheridge is now officially Bobby Brown’s wife, according to reports. The couple apparently tied the knot on June 19th at a small ceremony in Honolulu, Hawaii. Their 3 year-old son, Cassius, was the ring bearer at the event, which …

Opryland Hotel Explosion Forces Evacuation Opryland Hotel Explosion Forces Evacuation
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The Opryland Hotel, which is now known as Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, was the location of a gas explosion late Tuesday night, forcing nearly 5,000 guests, including 4,500 individuals attending the National Sheriff’s Conference, to evacuate their rooms. …

Kate Upton Gives You Plenty to Look at in Latest GQ Spread Kate Upton Gives You Plenty to Look at in Latest GQ Spread
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Kate Upon, the curvy YouTube sensation who gleefully jiggled her way into a modeling career, recently did a photo shoot for GQ. With the assistance of professional photographer Terry Richardson, also known as the man responsible for lensing Upton’s insanely …

Highest-Paid Actress: Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes List Highest-Paid Actress: Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes List

Highest-paid actress honor goes to someone you may not expect. Unless, of course, you’re a diehard “Twilight” fan who follows every single step that its female lead takes. Kristen Stewart, otherwise known as Bella Swan/Cullen, has risen to the top …

Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher

Hebrew National Hot Dogs are pretty darned tasty, in my opinion. Since my wife introduced me to the brand several years ago, I can’t go back to regular hot dogs. The texture is different, the taste is different, the quality …

Charlie Sheen Retiring After He Finishes Anger Management Charlie Sheen Retiring After He Finishes Anger Management
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Charlie Sheen is retiring, that is, after his stint on the upcoming FX comedy “Anger Management” has come to an end. However, that day might be down the proverbial a piece, as the television program will be picked up for …