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Heat wave leads to nudity-related police calls?

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Above: New York and Connecticut residents cope with the heat on Tuesday.   It’s been a hot one on the East Coast this past week, but just how hot? So much so that Connecticut has racked up a couple of calls for nudity-related offenses. A 60-year-old man was arrested for nude sunbathing in his backyard […] [Read More]
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Over $250,000 crowdfunded for Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson

Over $250,000 crowdfunded for Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson

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A page setup on the crowdfunding site GoFundMe.com has raised over $250,000 in support of the Ferugson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed man in a suburb of St. Louis on August 9, touching of weeks of unrest. The page, titled “Support Officer Darren Wilson,” says organizers are working with an […] [Read More]
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Neil deGrasse Tyson tells GMO-haters to ‘chill out’

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Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist and general sciencey-type guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, tells GMO haters to “chill out.” Why? Because everything we buy at the store to eat is genetically modified through selective breeding. Answering a question asked — inexplicably — by a non-French guy speaking American-accented French: “There are no wild seedless watermelons…we have systematically genetically modified […] [Read More]
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Video: ‘F&+$#ing Hammered’ Charlie Sheen at Taco Bell drive-thru

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So, this happened:  [WARNING: Drunken Charlie Sheen uses adult language. Obviously.] [Read More]
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Minnesota Twins now have beer vending machines. What can go wrong?

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The Minnesota Twins have just one-upped the rest of the American professional sporting world. Yes, they have installed beer vending machines in time for the All-Star Game, and what could possibly go wrong? The Minneapolis Star Tribune has the details: A patron goes to a concession cashier, shows proper identification to verify age and buys […] [Read More]
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Ann Coulter: Growing popularity of soccer ‘sign of the nation’s moral decay’

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Ann Coulter is fed up. This time it’s about soccer. “I’ve held off on writing about soccer for a decade — or about the length of the average soccer game — so as not to offend anyone. But enough is enough. Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation’s moral […] [Read More]
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You can buy the car Steve McQueen drove in ‘Le Mans’

You can buy the car Steve McQueen drove in ‘Le Mans’

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  The Porsche that Steve McQueen drove in the classic 1971 motorsports film “Le Mans,” is for sale. McQueen, the Greatest American Man to ever be in films and race fast things with engines, lends quite a bit of manly provenance to this 1969 Gulf Porsche 917K. It actually won Le Mans in 1970, but […] [Read More]
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Video: Christopher Walken explains Connecticut to Jon Stewart

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Groundhogs, hummingbirds, skunks fighting otters, “huge” racoons “that look like small kangaroos” invading the house…actor Christopher Walken and Wilton resident, describes living in Fairfield County to Daily Show host Jon Stewart. The conversation about wildlife in Connecticut took up most of the interview, which was ostensibly to promote his new film, Jersey Boys. This wasn’t […] [Read More]
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What ate this 9-foot great white shark?

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When an electronic tag that had been placed on a 9-foot great white shark washed up 11 years ago, it produced some curious data. The tracker made a sudden change in depth, followed by a temperature rise from the ambient sea temperature to something akin to that of — well — the inside of a […] [Read More]
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Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

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Are you smarter than Akhil Rekulapelli, the 13-year-old from Virgina who won the 2014 National Geographic Bee? Have a crack that these three questions from this year’s final round held this week in Washington, D.C.: [Read More]
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