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First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line

The Joint Strike Fighter has had a rather tumultuous journey from the start. It was an undertaking by the United States, The United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Israel, and Japan to make a stealthy aircraft that could perform a series of events to replace aging land and carrier based aircraft. The counties all had certain requirements that …

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UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video]

It’s been two days since the University of Kentucky Wildcats won their 8th national championship, and it’s starting to sink in around the state. If you know any UK fans, most likely they’re already donning apparel in celebration of the victory. If you’re really hardcore, you won’t take the shirt off until they win another. Ali Ord of WebProNews went …

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Twitter Wedding: Tweet Garners Donations For “Dream Wedding”

Imagine planning for months, spending time and money to get everything just right for your big day, and agonizing over every little detail–from the tablecloths to the bridesmaid’s gifts–only to have it all almost ruined in an instant by an unexpected change of venue. That’s what happened to UK couple Lauren Lane and Daniel Welch when the venue they’d booked …

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Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated throughout. Superstar and future #1 NBA draft pick Anthony Davis let his presence be known with a commanding defensive performance …

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Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year

University of Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been selected to receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Player of the Year. Davis is the only player from the University of Kentucky to win the award, and only the second in the SEC to win it. “Pistol” Pete Marovich won the award twice while at LSU. The Oscar Robertson Trophy, will be …

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UPS Responds To Offended UK Fans Online

UK fans have been quite upset about the commercial that UPS is running, using the infamous 1992 Duke win over UK as an example of great “logistics”. UPS has defended its use of the commercial, defying its own customer and worker base in Kentucky. The objections of UK fans is based on two simple points: 1) That game is a …

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Will Groupon Be Better Now, Following Regulation?

Groupon has been surrounded by controversy for various reasons for quite some time. Sometimes it’s a flub like the Super Bowl ad that some were offended by. Other times, it’s more directly related to Groupon’s business. This time, it’s an investigation by the UK’s Office of Fair Trading, which is generally likened to the Federal Trade Commission here in the …

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UPS Commercial Is Stupid Business Move

It was twenty years ago this month that UK fans were handed one of the greatest disappointments of our basketball-loving lives. It was the 1992 NCAA East Regional Finals. The Elite Eight. Duke vs. Kentucky. It was a battle to go to the Final Four. Coach Mike Krzyzewski vs. Coah Rick Pitino. UK was 12 points down in the second …

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Mother’s Day In UK celebrated This Weekend

Unlike here in the states, where moms are given a special day in May, the UK celebrates Mother’s Day on the fourth Sunday in the month of Lent to honor the Virgin Mary. Since the days of Lent change every year, Mother’s Day is not a fixed date in the UK, and this leads to forgetfulness regarding the holiday. This …

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StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets to various music, sporting and entertainment events, just as it does in the US. “The UK has an incredibly rich …

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Should The iPad 3 Be Named After Steve Jobs?

It’s official – the iPad will be launching this week as Apple preps for the launch event on March 7. The only piece of the puzzle that remains is what Apple is going to name the new iPad. While leaks and reports are suggesting it will be called the iPad HD, a lot of people seem to think it should …

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Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected

Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has struck down a complaint about Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S. The frustrated iPhone owner complained that Siri was not able to direct him to businesses in his area, despite advertising that, he said, suggested it would. The ad in question was for Britain’s Vodafone mobile carrier, and focused on some …

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