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Thousands turn out of Ray Rice Jersey exchange

Thousands turn out of Ray Rice Jersey exchange

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Got a Ray Rice jersey you wouldn’t be caught dead being seen wearing in public? Well, today’s your lucky day. The Ravens are offering a free Ray Rice jersey exchange at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore where fans can swap out their #27 jerseys for something a more politically correct number. Rice’s contract was terminated […] [Read More]
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First glimpse of ‘Popeye’ animated feature

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Well, Blow Me Down! Sony Pictures Animation gives fans a first glimpse of their upcoming animated feature, “Popeye.” Noted animator Genndy Tartakovsky is directing the film starring the familiar spinach aficionado. The release of the film has been pushed back more than once and is currently scheduled for 2016, making the release of this test footage […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclist tosses trash back on litterers’ laps

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A motorcyclist is taking her community’s litter problem into her own hands by dumping the trash back on the litterer’s lap. In a YouTube video called “Elusive girl on a motorcycle against debris,” the girl spots drivers as they drop litter out their windows. She then picks up the trash, pulls up beside the vehicle, […] [Read More]
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Duo behind ‘The Fox’ ties the knot in strange new video

Duo behind ‘The Fox’ ties the knot in strange new video

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Ylvis, the mad Norwegians behind the viral hit that answered the question “What Does the Fox Say?”  have unleashed a new video, “The Trucker’s Hitch.” The dance song, co-written with StarGate (Rihanna’s “Diamonds”), is the first of several new videos that will be released in the next few weeks, according to a statement released by […] [Read More]
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Surge soda is back — and already sold out

Surge soda is back — and already sold out

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Craving a taste of ’90s nostalgia? This week, the Coca-Cola Company brought back Surge after a 12-year hiatus. Don’t start crimping your hair and pulling out those neon trousers yet. Twelve-packs of 16-ounce bottles were put up for sale on Amazon and sold out entirely by the end of Monday. The sparkling, citrus-flavored drink was […] [Read More]
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Saudi woman detained (again) for driving herself to the hospital

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Saudi human rights activist Aliyah Al Farid was detained by police for driving herself to the hospital. While it’s not illegal for women to drive in Saudi Arabia, cultural custom dictates that women not operate a vehicle, and unofficial religious police enforce the custom. Additionally, women will not be issued driver’s licenses. So while it’s not […] [Read More]
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McDonald’s serving free coffee for two weeks

McDonald’s serving free coffee for two weeks

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Move over Starbucks. The Golden Arches are in the house. With stock prices slumping, McDonald’s is trying to attract new customers by serving free cups of Joe for the next two weeks. From September 16 to 29, caffeine addicts can cruise by participating restaurants and pick up a free small McCafé during that location’s breakfast hours, usually […] [Read More]
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Photos of ‘Underwater Puppies’ are adorable, obviously

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Building on the success of the book “Underwater Dogs,” photographer Seth Casteel takes the next obvious step, bringing us “Underwater Puppies.” In an interview with NPR, Casteel reveals that the inspiration for the books was sort of an accident: “At an on-land photo shoot, he decided he would rather be in the swimming pool, so […] [Read More]
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Woman finds body in trunk after shopping at Walmart

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A Southern California woman made an alarming discovery after shopping at a Riverside Walmart Saturday — a dead body in her trunk. NBC Los Angeles reports that a 33-year-old man — known to the shopper — was pronounced dead after the woman reported the discovery to the police. According to published reports, she is not […] [Read More]
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Municipality in Argentina bans name ‘Messi’

Municipality in Argentina bans name ‘Messi’

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There can only be one Lionel Messi in Rosario, Argentina. Or maybe two. Lionel Messi, the Argentinian soccer player, is so popular in his hometown (despite his World Cup letdown) that local officials have moved to ban parents from naming their newborn sons after the superstar. Apparently, this is a problem that spans continents — […] [Read More]
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