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Monthly Archive for March, 2012
After receiving a $1 million check from the state lottery, a Michigan resident continued to use a state-issued food stamps card to buy her groceries, according to reports from Detroit Local 4 and the Daily Caller. “I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was okay because [...]
The rock band Rush, unhappy that their song, “The Spirit of Radio” was playing on Rush Limbaugh’s show, have sent a cease-and-desist order to Limbaugh, demanding he stop using their music on his radio program, TMZ.com is reporting.
Few people enjoy daylight-saving time and the exhaustion that follows, but night owls and people sleep-deprived tend to suffer a bit more, according to a MSNBC story. According to the report, 70 to 80 percent of people aren’t bothered by the time change and can adjust in one to two days. However, night owls and [...]
Months after the stressful—and sometimes unfaithful—holiday season, couples in trouble often pick March as the time to call it quits. Seattle radio station KLPU reports that lawyers and relationship experts cite this month as the most common for divorce. From the story: “Divorces spike shortly after the holidays. That’s the time when people have finally [...]
The New York Post said Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” was pregnant early in February, but Polizzi denied it. Twice. Now she’s announced on the cover of US Weekly that she is indeed pregnant and engaged to her boyfriend Jionni LaValle. The magazine cover reads: “A newly engaged Snooki opens up about [...]
A man in suburban Detroit has had enough of the high prices at the movie theater concession stands. Joshua Thompson’s filed a class-action lawsuit, the Detroit Free-Press is reporting:
The sun unleashed a cosmic double whammy Tuesday, according to space.com, erupting with two major flares to cap a busy day of powerful solar storms. While auroras were seen around the north pole, the jury’s still out on whether the event will impact power grids.
Matt Lauer sat down this morning with Tommy Jordan, the dad from North Carolina who killed his daughter’s laptop with a gun in a video he actually posted on YouTube last month.
Riding a one-man bobsled down an icy course isn’t for everyone, especially not this guy. The star of the YouTube video “Terror on the La Plagne mono bob” clearly wishes he were somewhere else, judging by the screams and yelps. We can only guess what he’s like at the dentist. To add insult to emasculation, [...]
Smugglers of iPhones are getting pretty creative on the Hong Kong-China border. In Hong Kong, they’re cheaper by $125, so naturally, people are smuggling them over.