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(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. [...]
A couple’s marriage vows took place on the family farm in rural Kansas while tornadoes loomed on the horizon during the weekend, according to KAKE-TV in Kansas.
A woman on a Disney cruise had fun with the man who she believed had her missing iPhone by posting his every photo on Facebook, msnbc.com reports.
Anderson Cooper cut short an interview with Sarah Burge, the so-called “Human Barbie,” after she defended giving her teen daughter Botox injections. “I just think you’re dreadful and I honestly don’t want to talk to you anymore, so I’m just going to stop,” he said before stopping the interview. Burge, mom to three kids, is [...]
A Dallas-based pizza restaurant chain, which in 2007 caused an uproar for allowing customers to use Mexican pesos to make purchases, has another controversial promotion on its hands.
A Texas high school confiscated all the copies of this year’s yearbook after two special needs students were incorrectly labeled as “mentally retarded,” according to KDFW-TV in Dallas.