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Study: Cute animal photos improve concentration

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Perusing cute photos of furry cats and dogs may not be a complete waste of time, a new (and not-so-scientific) Japanese study suggests . The study found that test subjects experienced improved concentration in a game of “Operation” after they were shown a series of cute animal photos. The study conducted three experiments to determine [...] [Read More]
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Justin Bieber throws up on stage

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During a performance in Arizona over the weekend Justin Bieber vomited on stage.
He quickly left the stage but came back to finish a 21 song set.
He later tweeted “milk was a bad choice! LOL”. [Read More]
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Fox News inadvertently airs live suicide

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Fox News inadvertently aired a live suicide while broadcasting helicopter footage of a carjacking suspect in Arizona. Anchor Shepard Smith, visibly upset, calls for the live shot to be pulled, but not in time — Viewers saw Smith repeating “get off it,” after the gunshot, indicating he was watching the video on a delay. The [...] [Read More]
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Resident Evil’s gruesome publicity stunt

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Warning: Disturbing content (NSFW) Visitors to London’s Smithfield Meat Market might find they’ve lost their appetites when they walk by one butcher shop. Video game maker Capcom is drumming up enthusiasm for its October release of “Resident Evil 6″ with a grisly display of raw meat formed to resemble human body parts. “The key thing [...] [Read More]
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America’s best cities ranked – Who’s No. 1?

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A big list of “America’s 50 Best Cities” makes for a good bar argument. Bars are even one of the ranking factors. Businessweek.com and Bloomberg teamed up to release a ranking of the best U.S. cities, and two West Coast cities were at the top of the list. San Francisco and Seattle were Nos. 1 [...] [Read More]
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Beer saves clerk from knife-wielding robber

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Who says beer is bad for you? A four-pack of beer came in handy against a robber.

-NDN

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Samuel L. Jackson’s message to voters: Wake the **** up!

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson has a simple message to American voters – wake the [insert your favorite expletive] up! [Read More]
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‘Potter’ author explores drug abuse, profanity

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“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s debut adult novel is packed with foul language and graphic descriptions of sex, drug-taking and self-harm. The British writer shot to fame with her family-friendly wizard franchise, but she has taken the opportunity to indulge her dark side in new book “The Casual Vacancy,” which is released on Thursday. Details [...] [Read More]
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Hubble image shows deepest view of universe ever

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Feast your eyes on this: The deepest and most detailed view of the universe that exists on Earth. The assembled image below was released today by NASA, showing a what actually lies within a relatively small field of view just a small fraction of the angular diameter of the full moon. Impressive, right? But maybe [...] [Read More]
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Dad catches online heat for parenting no-no

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Do you have a favorite kid? One dad in Canada does, and he’s not ashamed to broadcast his preference to the online universe. In a blog post entitled “The Time When My Girlfriend Got Pregnant,” radio show host Buzz Bishop states, “If I were to be absolutely honest, my older son is my favorite of [...] [Read More]
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