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Author: Laura Weisman

Facebook Timeline is here whether you like it or not

Have you been wondering about whether to go to the new Facebook Timeline feature? Stop daydreaming, it’s a reality soon, whether you like it or not.
Categories: General

Take a little break to watch some extreme Yosemite

If you need a reminder of how beautiful nature is, we found it. This Project Yosemite video, a time-lapse collaboration between two guys, Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty, who just had an idea to shoot Yosemite in time-lapse photos.

Cook: Cruise ship captain ordered food amid emergency

The captain of the Costa Concordia ordered dinner for himself and a woman after the ship struck rocks off Italy’s coast, a cook from the ship told a Filipino television station, CNN is reporting.
Categories: General

Worst performances of the National Anthem

Nobody likes an excruciating National Anthem to start our ball games. Even the high-profile Super Bowl performers can screw it up. Remember Christina Aguilera last year in Dallas?
Categories: General, Video

BYU mascot too offensive for Utah high school

A Utah high school is changing its mascot because the local school board finds it derogatory.
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Man arrested for possessing a buttock of Saddam

A man in England has been arrested for possessing part of a statue of Saddam Hussein — one half of his buttocks, more accurately “a buttock” — which is a violation of the 2003 Iraq Sanctions Order prohibiting the importation of “Iraqi cultural property,” British authorities claim in a story by the Guardian.
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Mark Wahlberg apologizes for ‘irresponsible’ 9/11 comment

A lot of people are full of it. But some are more full than others. Today’s example is Hollywood powerhouse Mark Wahlberg in a chat with the Men’s Journal magazine.
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Oops: Airline crew mistakenly plays message saying plane’s gonna crash

Passengers aboard a British Airways flight between Miami and London’s Heathrow Airport got the scare of their lives when a recorded message told them they were about to crash, The Daily Telegraph is reporting: Many of those who were awake and heard the announcement began screaming. The plane was cruising at about 35,000 ft at […]
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Hear cruise ship captain argue with authorities as ship listed

The captain of the Costa Concordia, which capsized Friday in Italy, made his terrible situation sound like a small problem to the authorities and later argued about reboarding the listing ship, according to recorded conversations obtained by Italian newspapers, the New York Times is reporting.

Diabetes is sweet, y’all!

Celebrity chef Paula Deen has been preaching the gospel of butter since I’ve heard of her. People (my mother) used to extol the virtues of Deen’s cuisine but I always said that anything tastes good with a half a pound of butter in it.
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