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Woman quits viral video-making job via viral video

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The way Marina Shifrin quit her job has launched an avalanche of offers from others who want to hire her and garnered about 5.5 million YouTube views in the process. Shifrin, who worked at Next Media Animation until this past weekend, posted an online video in which she boogies around her office alone at 4:30   [Read More]
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DJ Mister Cee Resigns from Hot 97

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After two decades on DJ Mister Cee signed off from WQHT on Wednesday, possibly for the last time. The New York-based hip-hop station plays on 97.1 FM and picks up in Connecticut. NY1 reports that Mister Cee quit amid allegations he solicited sex from a man dressed in drag. Hot 97 didn’t address the allegations in […] [Read More]
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Companies, athletes slammed for 9/11-themed posts, ads

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It shouldn’t be hard to commemorate or honor the people lost in the September 11 attacks, but some companies and individuals continue to stumble when reflecting on the 2011 tragedy. Yesterday, AT&T, the Los Angeles Lakers and others were severely burned for inopportune social media posts and promotional offers. It’s a mistake that has been   [Read More]
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Twerking girl on fire video a Jimmy Kimmel hoax

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It’s been a minute, but remember that video of the biggest twerking fail in the recorded history of twerk? Girl starts booty poppin’, flips her act upside down, then falls on a glass table set with candles and catches fire? Crazy stuff. Crazy, but totally fake. Jimmy Kimmel hired a stuntwoman, Daphne Avalon, who was   [Read More]
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Ashton Kutcher on the ‘sexiest thing in the world’

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Ashton Kutcher picked up a Teen Choice Award on Sunday, and then he began dropping knowledge. “The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap!” But the advice didn’t end there. According to Tech Crunch, “whether he’s trying or not, and whether you […] [Read More]

Rolling Stone puts Boston bombing suspect on cover like a rock star

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev is not accused of forgetting to clean his room. He didn’t allegedly stay out too late on a school night or purportedly return his dad’s car without any gas. And he didn’t supposedly write “Roadhouse Blues” for that matter, either. So when the cover of Rolling Stone’s August 1, 2013 issue leaked portraying the   [Read More]

Ancient Egyptian statue mysteriously spins on its own

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The Manchester Museum in England has its own case of “Night at the Museum.” An ancient Egyptian statue has mysteriously started spinning inside its display case. The statue was made as an offering to Osiris, which is the Egyptian god of death. This time lapse video shows the statue move and spin on its own.   [Read More]
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Navy addresses Cap’n Crunch ‘controversy’

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The Pentagon has spoken out on a story of major importance: Cap’n Crunch isn’t really a captain. A detail-oriented blogger noticed the cereal spokes-cartoon wears three stripes on his sleeve, making him a commander. A captain has four stripes on the sleeve. After the story went big this week, U.S. Navy spokespeople confirmed the mishap   [Read More]
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11-year-old mariachi fights back after racist tweets

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An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance Thursday night. [Read More]

Rare two-faced kitten dies

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A “Janus cat” born in Amity, Ore., has died after causing an online sensation this week. The cat, named Deucy by its owner Stephanie Durkee, was born with one body and a healthy set of organs, but two faces. It was meowing from both mouths this week as video spread across the Internet. The cat   [Read More]
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