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Student protests to bowel movements: CNN diarrhea faux pas

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Was this seriously on live TV? CNN anchor Ali Velshi sheepishly had to ask that question on air, after network producers made the (fail) decision to segue from a clip of student protests in Europe straight into the explosive diarrhea scene from the film “Dumb and Dumber.” While the Huffington Post reports that the clips [...] [Read More]

Drunken squirrel to scare Russians off vodka

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With bloodshot eyes and mangy fur, this squirrel is closer to something out of my nightmares than a Disney movie. Part of a tough campaign against alcoholism, the inebriated squirrel in the clip above is meant to warn Russians about the dangers of drinking, the Huffington Post reports. In the ad the “demon squirrel” suffers [...] [Read More]

News anchors throw on-air tantrum

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After a fail like that, I’d probably lose my cool too. Anchors on a WGN morning show in Chicago flipped out after missing an anticipated bridge implosion, which they had been watching via a camera feed for minutes. The Huffington Post reports that as soon as the show cut the bridge feed to go to [...] [Read More]

Apple computer priced at six-figures

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Six figures is pretty steep, even for a Mac. (Getty Images) I expect a Macbook to put quite a dent in my wallet. IPads and iPods are also always a chunk of change. But $160,000 for an Apple product? Would they like my firstborn child, too? This isn’t the new price for a Macbook Air. [...] [Read More]
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Black Friday creeps on Halloween: holiday deals start early

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Black Friday, traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, has been pushed up to save a floundering retail industry. (Getty Images) There are certain rules that govern the holiday season. Don’t listen to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving. You could, but a friend/roommate/significant other will be along shortly to tell you to shut it off. In the [...] [Read More]
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From Russia with love: Spy Anna Chapman’s racy photoshoot

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Chapman appears at a farewell ceremony for the International Space Station crew. (Getty Images) Anna Chapman, busted by the FBI this summer in New York City as part of a high-profile spy ring, has become Russia’s newest tabloid sensation, the Los Angeles Times reports. Chapman was swapped between the U.S. and Russia with nine other [...] [Read More]

Bill O’Reilly vs ‘The View’: Hosts walk off set in reponse to 9/11 comment

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The hosts of “The View” (Getty Images) A heated debate between “The View” hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg and Bill O’Reilly on yesterday’s episode of the talk show culminated with Behar and Goldberg walking off set, the Huffington Post reports. The topic of discussion? The proposed Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero, that has [...] [Read More]

Duke student’s sex-rating “thesis” goes viral

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The biggest life lesson that Karen Owen will most likely take away from college? There are no take-backs in the viral black hole of the World Wide Web. According to the Huffington Post, the 2010 Duke University grad’s risque mock-dissertation, entitled “An Education Beyond The Classroom: Excelling In The Realm of Horizontal Academics,” has become [...] [Read More]

Mile-high dance party: Flight attendants perform Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have inspired a unique airline safety demo. (Getty Images) Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have joined the mile-high club. But not in the way you might think. Passengers aboard a Cebu Pacific Airlines flight were treated to a unique safety demonstration as the cabin crew taught them how to use [...] [Read More]

Disney wants you: brand turns to user-generated content

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Mickey and Minnie at Disney’s Easter parade. (Getty Images) Watch out Miley, Disney’s looking for fresh meat. Among classics like Mickey and Goofy, and recent additions Hannah Montana and the Jonas brothers, Disney is looking for a new star. It could be you. Disney’s new marketing strategy for 2011, announced Thursday, will be focused around [...] [Read More]
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