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10 inspiring quotes from Maya Angelou

10 inspiring quotes from Maya Angelou

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Her story awed millions. The young single mother who worked at strip clubs to earn a living later danced and sang on stages around the world. A black woman born poor wrote and recited the most popular presidential inaugural poem in history. A childhood victim of rape, shamed into silence, eventually told her story through […] [Read More]
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Krispy Kreme unveils the world’s most expensive doughnut in UK

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Krispy Kreme’s latest concoction is the the doughnut that we deserve, but not the one we need right now. Of course, if you have a spare $1,681.40 lying around, feel free to grab this luxurious gilded doughnut that is being touted as the most expensive doughnut in the world. Post by Krispy Kreme UK. According […] [Read More]
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Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

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Love-starved online daters are reaching into their bag of tricks and they’re pulling out … a tiger? The Wall Street Journal reports there’s been an increase of tigers in people’s online profiles across online dating websites. Apparently, some Tinder users are seeing tigers in one out of 10 profiles they view. A University of Wisconsin-Madison […] [Read More]
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Car crashes into Conn. swimming pool

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A man and two children were hospitalized Sunday when their car left the road and landed on its roof in a swimming pool in Ledyard. According to NBC Connecticut, the car struck a pole and traffic box before going through a guard rail and making an inverted landing in the pool around 1 a.m. Ages […] [Read More]
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Anderson Cooper slams Dallas anchor for Michael Sam stunt

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Broadcast TV’s Amy Kushnir probably hasn’t had the best May after her comments about NFL defensive end Michael Sam. In mid-May, Kushnir walked off set after a heated discussion about Sam’s on-air kiss with his boyfriend after learning he had been drafted by the St. Louis Rams. “When parents do not have a choice about […] [Read More]
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Darth Vader running as write-in candidate in Kiev mayoral race

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Kiev residents have an unusual option in this weekend’s mayoral election. He goes by Darth Vader and wears the “Star Wars” villain’s black mask, cape, and armor. Representing the Internet Party, Vader met with reporters this week to discuss his candidacy. Vader is not on the official ballet, however, after the election commission withdrew his […] [Read More]
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Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

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Are you smarter than Akhil Rekulapelli, the 13-year-old from Virgina who won the 2014 National Geographic Bee? Have a crack that these three questions from this year’s final round held this week in Washington, D.C.: [Read More]
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Video: Teen nails Michael Jackson routine at talent show

Video: Teen nails Michael Jackson routine at talent show

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A 17-year-old student got in touch with his inner “King of Pop” and has become a viral sensation, Sacramento’s KBET-TV reports. [Read More]
Restaurant in 9/11 museum not winning any stars with people

Restaurant in 9/11 museum not winning any stars with people

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Nothing says “America” quite like opening an eatery on the symbolic bones of dead men and women. People are in an uproar about the Pavilion Cafe, a planned restaurant inside the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, the New York Post reports. Run by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events, the restaurant […] [Read More]
Dallas company uses laser to create sought-after ‘thigh gap’

Dallas company uses laser to create sought-after ‘thigh gap’

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CBS Dallas reports the wellness center Thrive uses Zerona, a cold laser therapy that shapes the body by breaking apart the outer layer of fat. [Read More]