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What it takes for a model to get runway-ready, according to the NY Times

The hardest part is the hips, Michael Olajide Jr., a one-eyed former boxer who now trains runway models told the New York Times. He’s trained supermodels Iman, Linda Evangelista, Adriana Lima and about 15 models who are walking the runway now as part of the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. He’s the guy who gets  
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Bad Beyonce halftime pics spark a meme

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‘Manifesto’ of Christopher Dorner, wanted in L.A. slayings

Police say Christopher Dorner – the former Los Angeles cop wanted in killing a couple over the weekend and firing on four officers early Thursday, killing one – implicated himself in the couple’s slayings in a multi-page “manifesto.” The statement, compiled by KTLA 5 in Los Angeles, contains threats against officers, disturbing language and content.  
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Latino group releases ‘more accurate’ version of Dodge farmer ad

After seeing Dodge Ram’s popular “God Made a Farmer” commercial during the Super Bowl, members of one Latino rights group were dismayed at the limited portrayal of minorities in the photo montage that accompanied radio broadcaster Paul Harvey’s speech. So, the nonprofit Cuentame teamed up with another group, Latino Rebels, to make its own version  
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Italian traffic jam or punchline to joke?

A Catholic priest, a biker and a civil protection volunteer walk into an alley and… All kidding aside, this isn’t a joke: watch a guy in Naples try and make a u-turn on a narrow street in a Fiat 500. Skip to about 3:30 in when a motorcycle gang, a cross-bearing religious procession and a  
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Idaho politician proposes making ‘Atlas Shrugged’ required reading

Ayn Rand as a graduation requirement? Kids these days are forced to read 20th century commie classics like, you know, “The Grapes of Wrath,” so why not also force them to read some libertarian classics? Enter Idaho State Senator John Goedde, who put forth a bill requiring comprehension of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” as a  
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‘Pure evil’ airport statue is creeping people out

Some call it a work of art, while others call it just plain evil. We’re talking about the $2 million sculpture of a blue mustang, named Mustang, that welcomes visitors to the Denver International Airport. The statue isn’t the only thing that is creepy in the airport. Some have nicknamed it the “Illuminati airport” for  
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Vegetarians live longer than meat eaters

In a recent study at the University of Oxford, researchers found that vegetarians might live longer than meat eaters. The study states that vegetarians have a 32 percent lower risk of developing heart disease than meat eaters. Vegetarians also have a lower height-weight ratio according to the study and are less likely to become diabetic.  
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Marco Rubio on Tupac and Biggie

In an interview with BuzzFeed, Florida Senator Marco Rubio discusses Biggie, Tupac, Death Row Records and South Central…and Pittbull.

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Happiness means weight gain for married couples

Researchers followed newlyweds for four years and found that the happier the marriages were, the more the couples gained weight, CW39′s NewsFix reports. The study found that couples who were less happy in their marriages were more likely to consider divorce, and as a result may be more concerned about their weight. Researchers also noted […]
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