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See the giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ that’s making Parisians blush

See the giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ that’s making Parisians blush

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A giant inflatable sculpture erected in Paris’s Place Vendôme is leading some Parisians to blush. The 80-foot-tall object towering over 17th-century buildings was designed to look like a Christmas tree but many are saying it resembles a sex toy — or to be more precise, a butt plug. American artist Paul McCarthy, 69, created the […] [Read More]
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Ebola scare in San Diego was a false alarm

Ebola scare in San Diego was a false alarm

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The latest news on an Ebola scare at a college outside San Diego is that the incident was a false alarm. This morning a building at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif., was cordoned off after reports that a student might have been exposed to Ebola. News outlets were saying that the student had contact […] [Read More]
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Documentary: Hitler was on crystal meth while yelling at Mussolini

Documentary: Hitler was on crystal meth while yelling at Mussolini

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Adolph Hitler, one of the worst people in history, was taking crystal meth during at least one rant-filled meeting with Il Duce. The führer’s drug use is the subject of a new documentary from Britain’s Channel 4.  ”Hitler’s Hidden Drug Habit: A Secret History,” relies on diaries and medical journals to tell the story of  Hitler […] [Read More]
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At 113, a woman is forced to lie about her age to join Facebook

At 113, a woman is forced to lie about her age to join Facebook

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When Anna Stoehr went to join Facebook and plug in her date of birth, she faced a problem. Her birth year wasn’t available in the pull down menu. That’s because Stoehr of Plainview, Minn., is 113 years old and she was born in 1900. The earliest date you can choose on Facebook is 1905 and […] [Read More]
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Why you should date someone from Connecticut

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Real estate site, Movoto, recently came up with 10 reasons it’s a good idea to date someone from Connecticut. Check out five reasons here, and visit movoto.com for the full list. [Read More]
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Army vet not allowed to hang jacket on U.S. Airways flight

Army vet not allowed to hang jacket on U.S. Airways flight

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Thousands of people took to Twitter to express their outrage over a U.S. Airways flight attendant who refused to allow an Army veteran to hang his decorated jacket on a recent flight. On Flight 1930 between Portland, Ore., and Charlotte, N.C., First Sgt. Albert Marle asked a flight attendant to hang his navy-blue Army Ranger […] [Read More]
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Ebola joke gets passenger kicked off plane, leads to latest no-fly word

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There are words that you just don’t say in specific situations. “Fire” in a crowded theater, “bomb” in the TSA line, “gun” near a presidential motorcade and “news” when preceded by “Fox” and followed by “network.” The newest word to enter the lexicon of “Don’t say this out loud, you bonehead, especially in a 767 […] [Read More]
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Forty-year photo journey started in New Canaan

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In the age of social media, everyone has a record of the evolution of their life – there’s even an app that creates a diary of daily “selfies.” But before all this technology, some people were doing it the old-school way. One of those people was photographer Nicholas Nixon. Nixon took a portrait of his […] [Read More]
How to get a $10 refund from Red Bull

How to get a $10 refund from Red Bull

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If you were wondering, Red Bull doesn’t give you wings. Red Bull GmbH — the makers of the popular energy drinks — had to clarify this fact in court. This week, the company settled two class action lawsuits over false advertising. Consumers argued they were misled by the product’s slogan “Red Bull gives you wings.” […] [Read More]
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Ga. hunter claims to save naked man lost in woods after music fest

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A Georgia man was supposedly wandering his wooded land in the Chattahoochee Hills last week when he heard a man call out to him for help. In the creek ahead, Casey Sanders spotted the person who wasn’t wearing a stitch of clothing and claimed that he’d been wandering the woods for four days after being beaten […] [Read More]
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