All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Woman’

2013 Nobel Prize in Literature Goes to Alice Munro

Alice Munro of Canada has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was announced today by Peter Englund, who is the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy. Munro is 82 and has recently announced that her most recent collection, Dear Life, which is her 14th short story collection, will be her last. She is a short story writer and has …

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Jennifer Pritzker: First Transgender Billionaire

Jennifer Pritzker has become the first transgender billionaire and has been ranked among FORBES’ list of the top 400 richest Americans. There are only 48 women in total on the list of 400, since we all know that the 1% and much of the workforce is dominated by men. She has an estimated worth of about $1.7 billion. Pritzker is …

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Woman, 104, Lies About Age For Facebook

A woman who will turn 105 years old in April is having to lie about her age on Facebook because the site doesn’t allow user birthdays to surpass a certain point. Marguerite Joseph says she uses Facebook mostly to stay in touch with family which is scattered across the country, but is frustrated by the fact that she has to …

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Woman, 116, Dies As World’s Oldest Person

Besse Cooper was given the honor of being the world’s oldest person last year by the Guinness Book of World Records, saying the secret to her longevity was, “I mind my own business. And I don’t eat junk food.” The feisty Mrs. Cooper was born on August 26th, 1896 and lived through many of the historical events most of us …

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Santorum Fires Gun, Woman Yells “Pretend It’s Obama!”

It’s well known that Rick Santorum has a lot of fans in Louisiana, whose primary will be held on Saturday. But an incident involving a suggestion for Santorum to pretend he was shooting President Obama has people wondering about those fans and just how hardcore they are in their political stance. While on a tour of the state, Santorum stopped …

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100 Year-old Woman Says Video Games Are Secret To Youth

Bridge? She won’t have it. Canasta? No thank you. Shuffleboard? Certainly not. Kathleen Connell A.K.A. Kit just turned 100 years old. . .er, young I should say, but she’s not letting that slow her down one measly bit. Kit is as sharp as a tack and she credits her mental acuity to video games. Kit is a regular player of …

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