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Kate Upton named ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’

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Model Kate Upton was been named the “Sexiest Woman Alive” at the first PEOPLE Magazine Awards show Thursday night. The award was an honor for Upton–and her baseball player boyfriend, Justin Verlander, to whom People Magazine reports she said “you’re welcome” for being sexy. For Upton’s younger brother, though, the moment was a bit awkward. […] [Read More]
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Puppy trains to save avalanche victims in Colorado

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An adorable golden retriever puppy is training to be a hero in Colorado. Copper Mountain Ski Resort patroller Chris Gray is teaching 7-month-old Mason to rescue people buried in avalanches through hide-and-seek style lessons, according to a report by the Associated Press. The trainers get Mason excited about his favorite toy, then hide it around […] [Read More]
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Lonely Planet names Top 10 U.S. destinations for 2015

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Queens is not only the new Brooklyn, it’s the new hotspot for domestic travel, according to Lonely Planet’s Top 10 list of U.S. destinations for 2015, officially released this morning. The list is put together by 10 Lonely Planet authors, experts in different regions, who are “asked to nominate places that are up and coming, […] [Read More]
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See the crazy photo from Zuckerberg announcing Instagram’s big milestone

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Congrats to the Instagram community for reaching 300 million people! Here’s a photo of Kevin and me celebrating in the Instagram gravity room. A photo posted by Mark Zuckerberg (@zuck) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:09am PST Today, Instagram announced that it hit a big milestone. The wildy popular photo-sharing site, purchased by Facebook last […] [Read More]
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Registered Florida sex predator wins $3 million lottery jackpot

Registered Florida sex predator wins $3 million lottery jackpot

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The world is a screwed up place . . . When the Florida Lottery released an image of its latest jackpot winner, proudly holding a sign showing off his $3 million win, the photograph quickly went viral on the Internet as people recognized the smiling 450-pound man as a sexual predator. Timothy Poole, 43, instantly […] [Read More]
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Columbia Law letting students postpone exams due to traumatization from Ferguson and Staten Island non-indictments

Columbia Law letting students postpone exams due to traumatization from Ferguson and Staten Island non-indictments

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As the effects of protests ripple across the country after the non-indictments of two white police officers who were responsible for killing unarmed black men some institutions are taking action. Columbia Law School is allowing students to postpone exams as part of a “recognition of the traumatic effects these events have had on some” students. […] [Read More]
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Before & After: See what California’s storm has done to ski resorts

Before & After: See what California’s storm has done to ski resorts

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Amid a drought, a powerful storm hitting California has brought plenty of the white stuff to the Sierras. Check out these before and after images from several ski resorts around the state:

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

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Jenna Bush’s ‘hanky panky’ on White House roof

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Jenna Bush Hager was always known as the more wild of the Bush twins when her father George W. Bush was president. Now, as a guest on Wednesday night’s episode of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live!,” the 33 year old confirmed that rumor (sort of) to host Andy Cohen when she admitted that she “fooled […] [Read More]
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