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After gory incidents, online ‘zombie’ talk grows

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TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press, VICKI SMITH, Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — First came Bridgeport, with Tyree Smith, who allegedly hacked another man to death with an ax and ate part of his brain. Then Miami where a naked man ate most of another man’s face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a […] [Read More]
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Faces of the Spelling Bee

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At last night’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, 14-year-old Snigdha Nandipati of San Diego took home the trophy after spelling winning word “guetapens.” The Bee was a hard-fought battle, with a range of emotions running the gamut for the young competitors. Check out some of our favorite reaction shots below. [Read More]
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Unabomber lists self in Harvard alumni directory

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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. [...] [Read More]
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The great movie sex scenes

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From Mick LaSalle over at SFGate.com: Today we look at the great movie sex scenes, and what do we mean by great?  Memorable.  Favorite.  Interesting.  And what do we mean by movie scenes?  Scenes from actual movies.  Not porn.  Mainstream movies that play in regular theaters. I left most of the choices to you, the […] [Read More]
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Fairfield County’s most expensive property

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A Greenwich estate hit the market a couple days ago with a whopping $33 million price tag, making it the most expensive Fairfield County home up for sale right now, according to the online home and real estate marketplace Zillow. The 15-bedroom mansion boasts more than just 13.5 bathrooms and roughly 16,000 square feet of […] [Read More]
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A look back at Cannes

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The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival officially gets under way Wednesday. Here, we take a look back at a few highlights from fests pasts. For info on this year’s festival, which runs through May 27, 2012, go to www.festival-cannes.com. [Read More]
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Fiat photo bombs Volkswagen on Google

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Fiat, already well on their way to revamping its ‘Fix-It-Again-Tony’ image with their racy Cinquecento campaign, has pulled off another public relations coup of sorts. Alert Fiat staffers in Södertälje, Sweeden reportedly took note of Google Street View’s camera cars operating in the area waited for the right moment to spring into action, parking a [...] [Read More]
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Kid version of Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’

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“Sabotage,” the Beastie Boys’ 1994 video directed by Spike Jonze is arguably one of the greatest music videos of all time, so when Adam Yauch passed away earlier this month, fan James Winters put this together with the help of his kids: And the original: [Read More]
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Take the test: How fast do you read

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Think you are smarter than an 11th grader? Well, I’m not, or at least I read at a level embarrassingly below my level of education. Maybe I’m just having a bad day. Anyway, see how you stack up against everyone else: Source: Staples eReader Department [Read More]
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Eeek! The Return of the Boy Band

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With acts like One Direction, The Wanted and Big Time Rush storming the pop charts, boy bands are back in a big way. But if history is anything to go by fame can be fleeting for today’s fresh-faced pinups. We take a look at the new breed and those that inspired hordes of screaming teens […] [Read More]
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