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Computer Man, I salute you

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This video, which has well over a million views in all of its iterations, (including one ten-hour loop) has been making the rounds again this week — thanks to a thread on Reddit. The thing that blows me away, besides the funky-fresh dance moves, is that this dude was actually the IT guy at a [...] [Read More]
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Houston reporter gets kudos for refusing to say ‘N-word’ to Samuel L. Jackson

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Houston film reviewer Jake Hamilton, who has a segment called “Jake’s Takes” on Fox 26 Morning News Extra, has received a positive reaction from viewers after he refused to say the “n-word” on the air, at the provocation of Samuel L. Jackson. Hamilton asked Jackson a question about the use of the word in Quentin [...] [Read More]
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Famous kitchens: New Year’s edition

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Suppose working on your kitchen is a New Year’s resolution. Do celebrity kitchens inspire or simply frustrate you? Here are, at least according to Zillow, kitchens of stars who love to cook. You’ll note not all of the examples look exactly “cooked in,” but the style variation is certainly entertaining. We can’t necessarily (nor should [...] [Read More]
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Parents’ sobbing reaction to ‘Les Mis’ goes viral

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Two brothers in New York are stirring up YouTube after they recorded their parents’ tearful reaction to the new film “Les Miserables” and posted it online, The Herald Sun reports. At one point during the video, the mother expresses dismay that her children are laughing at her, and the father says he’s cried less at [...] [Read More]
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Hollywood finds unusual way to zap fat

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Forget liposuction – celebrities are now using the same technology that lets new moms see their growing babies as a way to get rid of unwanted fat, Entertainment Tonight reports. A Beverly Hills surgeon says ultrasound is an effective way to get zap belly fat, demonstrating the procedure on comedienne Monique Marvez. The American Society [...] [Read More]
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The media year in numbers – an animated GIF infographic

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What better way to depict 2012′s year in media than with an animated GIF infographic? This graphic, currently going viral on social media, is by Yiying Lu, the artist who created the Twitter “Fail Whale.” She created it for data website Visual.ly. Take a spin through it to see what happened by the numbers in [...] [Read More]
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Crazy mall moments captured on video

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Shoppers in a Sacramento, Calif. mall ran away Wednesday after a fight broke out between about 20 people, USA Today reports. The fight between juveniles began in the food court and prompted nearby stores to go on lockdown, shutting their metal door gates. Four people were arrested in relation to the brawl, and the mall [...] [Read More]
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Blogger posts names of Journal News staffers

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When a suburban New York newspaper, the Journal News, published the names and addresses of every pistol-permit-holder in three counties, second amendment groups all over the country cried foul (to be fair, a lot of others felt the paper went to far too). In response, a Greenwich, Conn. blogger, Christopher Fountain, gleefully posted information about [...] [Read More]
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12 pets with their Christmas gifts – pics from social media

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Social media erupts in ridicule, outrage, defense of NRA

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