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KTLA anchor ‘ducks and covers’ on live t.v. during quake

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If you live in California you’ve had “duck and cover” drilled into your head since elementary school, so it’s without surprise that KTLA anchor Chris Schauble brought his a-game Monday when a 4.4-magnitude quake was felt in the Los Angeles area… [Read More]
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Kevin Bacon educates millennials about the 80s

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Living in the 80s was hard and Kevin Bacon wants all you millennials to know just how hard. “You couldn’t even skateboard to a Blockbuster without getting nuked [by the Soviet Union].” Yep, that hard.
Watch his PSA here:
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Note to pilot: Get your ovaries out of the cockpit

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  A pilot for Canada’s WestJet Airlines hit back on Facebook after finding a note from a passenger suggesting that she’d be better off popping our babies than flying an airliner. After landing in Calgary, pilot Carey Steacy found the note which read: “To Capt./WestJet, The cockpit of airliner is no place for a woman. […] [Read More]
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The oldest person in the world turns 116

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  A Japanese woman celebrated a milestone birthday today, marking 116 years and maintaining the title of the oldest person in the world. She still has a way to go to reach the all-time record of 122, held by a French woman who died in 1997. Okawa, a great-grandmother, has two living children — who […] [Read More]
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprises ‘Airplane!’ role for cheesy ad

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NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is back in the co-pilot’s seat in his Roger Murdock role from the 1980 film “Airplane!”
This time its for an ad touting Wisconsin’s tourist attractions.
Wisconsin has tourist attractions? Surely you can’t be ser… [Read More]
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Pope accidentally drops f-bomb from Vatican balcony

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Ok, so technically, “cazzo” refers to a certain part of the male anatomy, but it’s basically the Italian version of the f-bomb.
While the word has many, many uses it’s generally not uttered by the pope in public, but it seems he stumbled trying… [Read More]
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Teen’s Facebook ‘suck it’ post costs dad $80,000

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When Patrick Snay, 69, a former employee of a Florida prep school won 80,000 tax-free dollars in an age discrimination suit, he made a fatal mistake: he told his teenage daughter. According to the Miami Herald, the younger Snay took to Facebook and reportedly posted: “Mama and Papa Snay won the case against [the school, […] [Read More]
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Boeing making ‘self-destruct’ phone

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Boeing is developing a phone designed for users who handle sensitive data in the defense realm — one that wipes out all of its data if tampered with. It’s called the Boeing Black, presumably to match the color of those infamous helicopters. The company says the heart of the phone’s security features are hardware based […] [Read More]
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David Byrne karaokes Biz Markie’s ‘Just A Friend’

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Oh, snap! David Byrne, former lead singer of the Talking Heads and all-around cool guy, wasn’t drunk when he stepped up to the mic and did a karaoke version of Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend,” it was for a good cause according to Rolling Stone: As promised, the former Talking Heads frontman went where many […] [Read More]
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Proof that Brian Williams belongs on our ‘coolest’ in Ct. list

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There has been much debate around our “51 Coolest” people with Connecticut connections list, especially since Ralph Nader is among the honored. The internal debate centered around the inclusion of Brian Williams who was seen by some to be too “establishment,” but if you ever had any question about the NBC anchor, just watch this […] [Read More]
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