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Is this the touchdown of the year?

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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson brought his holiday best to the field today. In their second-to-last regular season game of the year, Simpson caught a pass from Andy Dalton and took off at the two-yard line, leaping over a Cardinals defender … who was standing up. Check out the spectacular play here: So, is [...] [Read More]
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Injured fashionista makes scrambled eggs, mom reports

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The family of Lauren Scruggs, who was severely injured walking into a plane propeller Dec. 3, made scrambled eggs during therapy Wednesday, her mother, Cheryl Scruggs, reported on her Caring Bridges blog. [Read More]
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Model arrested for trying to smuggle cocaine in breast, butt implants

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A 33-year-old woman was arrested by Italian police after she tried to smuggle more than five pounds of cocaine in her breast and buttock implants. The woman, who was not identified, hoped to sneak by police with help from her plunging neckline and tight clothes. Instead, she attracted the attention of airport security, according to [...] [Read More]
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Best Buy cancels some Black Friday orders days before Christmas

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Some customers are still waiting to receive electronics purchased online in December and November, including some Black Friday specials. [Read More]
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‘Deck the Hall and Oates’

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Just a couple of days after the Hall and Oates emergency help line went viral, the Philadelphia comedy group, Bird Text, and elementary school teacher Chip Chantry, released a hilariously awesome video of original Christmas carols parodying classic Hall and Oates cuts. With songs like King of the Jews! (You Make My Dreams Come True), [...] [Read More]
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Researchers say Shroud of Turin is authentic

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You know a major Christian holiday is coming up when researchers are presenting their evidence for or against a holy site/object/person/story. This time, they’re a little off, though. Here we’ve got The (U.K.) Telegraph reporting on Jesus burial cloths, called the Shroud of Turin, which Italian scientists have declared to be authentic and not a [...] [Read More]
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Amazon’s most popular 2011 holiday gifts

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If you know what’s going on at Amazon’s stores, you have your finger on the pulse of the American consumer, or so the thinking goes at 24/7 Wall Street. Site writers conclude that since Amazon is the largest online store by far, then maybe what they sell can tell us something about the most popular gifts in America. [Read More]
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Cocaine found on nine out of 10 public baby changing tables

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Attention cocaine users of the world: Parents everywhere would like you to know that changing tables are generally covered in baby poop, and we’d appreciate it if you’d think of that the next time you’re looking for a place to snort a line. According to an informal study out of the United Kingdom, 92 percent [...] [Read More]
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Super Bowl to be streamed online for first time

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If peering over commuters’ shoulders in the morning is any indication, laptops, tablets and smart phones are quickly becoming many people’s preferred means of watching videos. Now, they’ll be able to watch the biggest event of them all on the small screen: the Super Bowl. The NFL announced on Tuesday that it will be streaming [...] [Read More]
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Angry player says NFL team disrespected America

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Carolina tight end Jeremy Shockey had a reason for his rather obnoxious (yet un-penalized) taunt after his touchdown reception on Sunday against Houston. He made the Texans pay for disrespecting America. Or so he says. “Personally, myself, I was really upset they weren’t showing respect to America during the National Anthem,” Shockey told the media. [...] [Read More]
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