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Alex Trebek goes commando, then chases robber

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By Kelsey Williams, SFGate.com If you’re a “Jeopardy” fan, by now you have probably already heard of Alex Trebek’s daring dash after a hotel robber and subsequent foot injury early Tuesday morning in San Francisco. But if you listen carefully to Trebek speak about the incident, he reveals a bit more about himself than his [...] [Read More]
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I’ll take ‘superhero game show hosts’ for $200

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Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, was injured chasing down a burglar who allegedly robbed his hotel room, early Wednesday. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Trebek woke up from his San Francisco hotel room at 2:30 a.m. to find a woman leaving his room.  He gave chase, but his Achilles Tendon ruptured [...] [Read More]
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YouTube: Rollerblade dancing may be one way to stay cool

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This guy is “Gettin His Boogy On,” according to dtblackmoreaw, who posted this video of a guy dancing for drivers in Houston back in March. I’m guessing he’s in Hermann Park. Where do you think he’s dancing? [Read More]
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The smell mosquitoes can’t resist (hint, check your gym bag)

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In the ongoing global fight against malaria, Tanzanian scientists have discovered a smell that is four more times more attractive to mosquitoes than the scent of humans: Stinky socks. Ripe athletic socks stewed in rotten sneakers may disgust most people, but to mosquitoes the odor is like steak sizzling on the grill or fresh buttered [...] [Read More]
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The costume that got Adrianne Curry tossed from Comic-Con

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Adrianne Curry, the first winner of “America’s Next Top Model,” tweeted that police threw her out of Comic-Con because her Aeon Flux outfit was too revealing in the caboose. To which we respond: Comic-Con has a dress code?! If Curry’s outfit is too hot, how come the San Diego convention hasn’t been jettisoning slave-costume Princess [...] [Read More]
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NASCAR pastor thanks God for sponsors and his ‘smokin’ hot wife’

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Pastor Joe Nelms shouted a prayer thanking God for everything from the cars’ Goodyear tires to his own “smokin’ hot wife” before a NASCAR event this weekend. Nelms is the pastor of Family Baptist Church outside of Nashville, but in this invocation he sounds more like Talladega Nights’ Ricky Bobby (or a NASCAR commercial) than [...] [Read More]
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University study finds: A skinny wife= a happy marriage

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By Kelsey Williams, SFGate.com Ladies, if you’re down on your marriage, a new study suggests a diet and a treadmill could be just the ticket. A study out of the University of Tennessee Knoxville suggests that the secret to marital bliss may just be a skinnier wife. WRCB TV in Chattanooga, Tenn., reports: A study [...] [Read More]
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Blumenthal recieved donation from News Corp. PAC

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Connecticut Senator and former Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is keeping a $1,000 donation from News Corp’s PAC, according to Politico. The beleaguered news group is falling under fire for hacking phones and bribing officialis, along with their too-close ties to British politics, prompting the political blog to examine it’s contributions to American politicians.  A long […] [Read More]
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