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Atlantic City diner mistakenly orders bottle of wine costing $3,750

Atlantic City diner mistakenly orders bottle of wine costing $3,750

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Joe Lentini doesn’t know a thing about wine. The New Jersey man is not a drinker and only enjoys maybe one glass of wine a month. But during a recent business dinner at the Bobby Flay Steakhouse at the Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, he agreed to share a bottle with two colleagues. […] [Read More]
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Campari launches 2105 calendar with Eva Green

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Campari, everyone’s favorite Italian apéritif that bottle you don’t know what to do with, has launched their 2015 calendar. Not quite as famous and its older Italian sister — the ultra-exclusive Pirelli calendar — this year Campari features French-born actress Eva Green. Each month features a recipe for a different cocktail using the bitter. The guys at […] [Read More]
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Sophia Loren explains that famous photo of her looking at Jayne Mansfield’s breasts

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Fortunately, when Jayne Mansfield and her ample cleavage crashed at party held in the honor of actress Sophia Loren in 1957, photographers captured the encounter. The photograph of Loren giving actress a sideways glance as Mansfield is nearly spilling out of her dress has become a classic Hollywood photograph (sadly we don’t have rights to […] [Read More]
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Gotcha! ‘Alex from Target’ is a hoax

Gotcha! ‘Alex from Target’ is a hoax

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Story update: The CEO of a new Internet marketing company is shocked by the overwhelming response to a media stunt implemented by his staff. Breakr CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares says the famous “Alex from Target” that captured the hearts of Americans over the past two days was part of an experiment to observe the fan girl […] [Read More]
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Australian man ‘surfs’ dead whale surrounded by sharks

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A 26-year-old Australian man says he’s “grateful to be alive still” after climbing on a floating whale carcass while it was being consumed by sharks. Harrison Williams, of Perth, was on a boat trip with friends off the coast of Western Australia this weekend when they spotted the whale, according to a report from 7 News. ”Out […] [Read More]
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‘Go directly to jail’: Man’s T-shirt predicts his fate

‘Go directly to jail’: Man’s T-shirt predicts his fate

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A Florida man was dressed so appropriately for his mug shot, it’s a wonder it wasn’t planned. The Daily News reports that Micah Dailey, 20, was arrested on marijuana charges and appeared in his mug shot wearing a Monopoly-themed T-shirt that said “Go directly to jail.” Fortunately for Dailey he was only in custody for […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 3)

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Happy Halloween! We’ve come to the final installment of our “Haunted Connecticut” tour. Catch up on part 1 and part 2 if you missed them …   (Some rights reserved by juliejordanscott) Connecticut Valley Hospital: Middletown This historic insane asylum is still used as a psychiatric hospital. In fact, last October authorities were searching for […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 2)

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Brace yourselves – things are about to get spooky. Here’s Part 2 of the “Haunted Connecticut” tour. Missed part 1? Click HERE to catch up.   (Some rights reserved by 826 PARANORMAL) Poli-Palace / Majestic Theaters & Savoy Hotel: Bridgeport Heading North on Main Street in Bridgeport, as the modern business district gives way to […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 1)

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Oh Halloween, that magical time of year when Americans get to trade their everyday identities for something a little more exciting. Jack-o-lanterns adorn the front stoop of every suburban household, waiting all their lives for that one glorious night after which they will either find their brains splattered in the street or they will be […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Indie band OK Go rocks drones, crazy scooters in viral music video

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The viral video geniuses at indie rock band OK Go have done it again. Their latest music video, set to their new song “I won’t let you down” features the four-piece band riding crazy-looking robotic scooters, twirling around each other and hundreds of umbrella-wielding Japanese extras and backup singers. Even more remarkable, the three-minute, 45-second […] [Read More]
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