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TMZ is known for its quick reporting on celebrity deaths and posted yesterday about the loss of one of their own, the site’s founder Jim Paratore. Paratore, who also created TMZ’s TV show and talk shows “Ellen” and “Rosie,” died at age 58 of a heart attack, the site said. He was on a bike [...]
A Texas fashion blogger and model who was injured in a runway accident after a flight to look at Christmas lights last December, has a new book at the same time her parents are featured in a Christian video project, “I Am Second.”
How long would you put up with an Alzheimer’s patient biting your arm? A nurse aide in Texas gave up after a full minute and allegedly left some bite marks of her own on the patient’s head, according to the Star-Telegram. The chomp fest started when the aide was helping the combative nursing home patient [...]
A man from southern Israel divorced his wife after she adopted 550 cats, according to a Times of Israel story. In his divorce complaint, the man, who was not fond of cats, said the cats constantly covered the bed, blocked his access to the bathroom and prevented him from making meals in his kitchen, the [...]
(Blog post by Tim Griffin, Spurs Nation) Opposing NBA teams have learned to “fear the beard” thanks to the strong play of Oklahoma City guard James Harden. But fans in the Oklahoma City area might be advised to “fear the cake” after the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year’s image has been baked into a [...]
Because sexually transmitted diseases are climbing among aging baby boomers, the group Safer Sex for Seniors, has produced a public service announcement reminding them about protection. And it’s raising a few eyebrows.
Authorities in Beijing have set new standards for public toilets, including a stipulation that they should contain no more than two flies.
Watch this big-rig crash in Russia taken with a dash-cam camera. Imagine this thing coming around the corner at you.
Some Harvard grads go out of their way to name-drop their Ivy League bona fides, but listing yourself in an alumni directory is pretty normal. Unless you are the Unabomber. Yep, Ted Kaczynski, convicted-serial-bombing murderer, former Cal professor, and neo-luddite nut job, sent his info in for inclusion in a Harvard “red book,” according to Boston.com. [...]