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Michigan wedding party makes a real splash

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The bride, groom and their entire wedding party were posing for photographs Saturday when a dock gave way and they plunged into Gun Lake near Shelbyville, Mich. It happened at Bay Pointe Inn at the wedding reception for Eric Walber and Maegan McKee Walber of Bryon Center, WoodTV Channel 8 reports on its website. The [...] [Read More]
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Artist creates photo-like portraits with a single thread

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Kumi Yamashita, a Japanese artist now working and living in New York City, creates photo-like portraits using a single, unbroken black thread intricately wrapped around nails. Her unique art has captured attention online, first on My Modern Met, and now on The Huffington Post. Yamashita calls her collection “Constellation,” and tells ARTNews: “It was like looking [...] [Read More]
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It’s on: College teams’ video throwdown goes viral

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Given that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, it follows that some Dallas college students have flattered the heck out of some Boston college students in a YouTube throwdown that has gone viral. [Read More]

Republicans pounce on old Obama-ate-dog tale

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Given that the electorate is largely pro-dog, Democrats are eager to remind voters this fall about Mitt Romney’s innovative canine transportation methods of the 1980s. If you recall, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate used to put the family Irish setter Seamus in a crate attached the roof of his car while going on vacations. “Kinder” [...] [Read More]
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Texas family hopes their baby’s bucket list raises awareness of deadly genetic disease

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Every parent has a list, whether they write it down or not, of everything they want to see their kids do before their 18th birthday party. First steps, first day of school, first kiss, first boyfriend, first job and graduating from high school, all the milestones that parents look forward to. For Mike and Laura [...] [Read More]
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Video: Man, texting outside L.A. house, runs into bear

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Yes, you read that headline right. No, this isn’t an article from The Onion. A large black bear roaming the backyards of a Los Angeles suburb snuck up on a man who was texting his boss — wondering what all the fuss was about. The bear was discovered Tuesday in a backyard in the Verdugo [...] [Read More]
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‘Billionaire’ video mocks lavish fed spending

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Days after a scandal erupted over a federal agency’s lavish spending on parties, fancy dinners, resort suites and rented tuxes, a music video has emerged by one of the agency’s employees, mocking the spending. The video was made for an employee talent contest for the General Services Administration’s 2010 conference in Las Vegas, reported The [...] [Read More]
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New vodka flavor: Peanut butter and jelly

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The ever-lengthening list of odd vodka flavors has a new entry: PB&J. Van Gogh Vodka announced the flavor in honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on Monday. Yes, the day and the vodka are both real things. The new flavor enters the Dutch vodka-maker’s interesting portfolio, which also includes Espresso, Double Espresso, Banana [...] [Read More]
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Man narrowly escapes truck tumble

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A tow-truck driver in Norway luckily escaped before his truck plunged off a snowy mountain.
In the video, the driver jumps out of the tipping truck around 12-second mark. According to the BBC, another man was inside the tractor trailer being pulled,… [Read More]
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Herman Cain back with bizarre bunny-shooting ad

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Despite dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination, Herman Cain continues his foray into politics, this time on YouTube. Cain’s video, which was uploaded on the video-sharing site on Sunday, promotes his website sickofstimulus.com with a rabbit as a stand-in for small business. “The rabbit is fine, but our current tax code is [...] [Read More]
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