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Monthly Archive for February, 2013
In yet another Miss Universe scandal, Miss Delaware Teen USA Melissa King has given up her tiara after a porn video purporting to feature the pageant winner surfaced. According to the newspaper website, Delawareonline.com, King denies she appeared in the video, despite the visual similarities between her and the woman in the video: A porn [Read More]
Mitchell Marcus, team manager for the Coronado High’s basketball team in El Paso, Texas, has a developmental disability. Because of his lifelong love of the game, the Coronado coach allowed him to suit up and enter a game. But when his teammates tried to help him get a basket, Mitchell missed several times and began [Read More]
Oscars host Seth MacFarlane was scrutinized and criticized for his jokes and demeanor on Sunday night. Many said they would never want him back. Well he doesn’t want to do it again, either. Here’s MacFarlane’s answer to whether he would tak the gig again if offered, tweeted from his account last night: RT @crusephoto: @sethmacfarlaneWould [Read More]
In-app purchases – the ability to pay for additional features or virtual goods within a program – are convenient for users and lucrative for developers. But until Apple made a change to the way in-app purchases work, it was a nightmare for some parents. In the earlier version of the feature in iOS, in-app purchases [Read More]
Five major Internet service providers, striking a deal with the music and movie industries, today will launch a program in which they’ll first warn, and then penalize, suspected copyright infringers. TorrentFreak reports the so-called “six strikes” plan, managed by the Center for Copyright Information, includes AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon. Legal action [Read More]
Buy a motorcycle, get a free handgun – that’s the latest campaign at a Florida motorcycle dealership, WPIX New York reports. Pinellas Powersports outside Tampa is offering a gift card for a gun with every bike purchase. Owner Ron Pownall told TV station WAFB that the gimmick seems to be working. He’s had plenty of [Read More]