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Monthly Archive for July, 2011
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
GQ is out with a revised list of The 10 D—-iest Colleges in America (using a somewhat offensive sexist word meaning arrogantly brainless, sort of). Most of the list comes from the Northeast, with Cornell ranking No. 1. It’s described as a place where students spend $160K to be freezing and miserable for the sole [...]
ABOVE: Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss leave federal court in San Francisco. You know that scene in the Social Network where then-Harvard president Larry Summer summarily dismisses the Winklevoss twins and their father’s connections? Turns out it might have been fairly accurate. Summers, in an interview with Fortune Magazine didn’t speak two highly of his interaction [...]