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Lions kill lioness in front of Dallas Zoo crowd

    Dallas Zoo officials are investigating why two male lions suddenly attacked and killed Johari, a 5-year-old lioness, in front of a crowd Sunday afternoon at the “Giants of the Savanna” exhibit. Zoo officials say the official cause of death is suffocation. Witnesses say one of the male lions was biting Johari on the  

‘Breaking Bad’ was just a bad ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ dream?

Taking a not-super-original page from the Bob Newhart show, Bryan Cranston and Jane Kaczmarek filmed an ‘alternate ending’ for the Breaking Bad: The Complete Series DVD box set where Cranston wakes up in Malcolm in the Middle (a/k/a that other …

Family stiffs gay waitress on tip

I don’t always tip 20 percent. If you rock (AKA anticipate what we need and bring it before we ask) you may very well receive 25 percent. If you kind of suck, the percentage will be closer to 15. (I don’t subtract the tax before filling out the tip.) What I’ve never done, though, is 

In a world that needs saving, Batkid’s Twitter to-do list piles up

Batkid, the impossibly lovable 5-year old who is running about San Francisco saving distressed damsels from a slow and wildly inefficient demise via cable car, has stolen the hearts of thousands across the Bay Area and beyond. But while Miles Scott somehow out-playboys even Bruce Wayne by riding around in two Lamborghini’s and a Bentley 

The aftermath of Lululemon founder’s ‘fat shaming’ comments

Yoga pants are serious business, especially when you decide to blame the perceived quality of your product on your customer’s waistline. Lululemon has been under fire after customers complained about the quality of their yoga pants. In June, the clothing company recalled black luon bottoms after many said they were too sheer and revealing. In 

Is NYT op-ed right? Killing cyclists is OK?

A New York Times op-ed piece by Daniel Duane titled Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists? is making the rounds. One of the points made by the author is that motorists who kill cyclists usually get away with

16-year-old suspected gunman shouts profanities at reporters

A 16-year-old shooting suspect isn’t going to win any points with the judge after what he told reporters as he was leaving a New York City police station. CBS New York reports Corey Dunton has multiple charges linked to the weekend shooting at the Bryant Park ice skating rink. Police say he demanded a man 

Globetrotter eats court after failed dunk

A Harlem Globetrotter almost trotted his way into the next life after an attempted dunk went awry in Honduras. The New York Daily News reports William “Bull” Bullard was trying to do an alley-oop dunk at the Nacional de Ingenieros Coliseum in Tegucigalpa when the hoop toppled over onto him. Bullard suffered a cut over 

80 North Koreans put to death for porn and soap operas, South Korean paper reports

About 80 people were reportedly executed in seven cities across North Korea on November 3 for infractions ranging from the distribution of pornographic material and prostitution to watching western movies and television, Korea Joonhang Daily reported on Monday. According to the South Korean paper, the executions took place in cities such as Wonsan, Chongjin, Sariwon, 

NASA’s new amazing photo of Saturn shows Earth is insignificant

We’re sure this isn’t NASA meant, but seeing the Earth as a tiny speck of light in all that darkness … well, it’s hard not to think us a rather insignificant part of it all. Meanwhile in Warsaw, the world’s scientists and policy makers are trying to figure out how we can not kill ourselves