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Man fakes potential plane crash, proposes to girlfriend

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Marriage proposals, it seems, are no longer about reaching across the table during dinner and holding out a ring. No, people are getting engaged in grandiose ways. Just last night, Giuliana Rancic told us how Bill proposed in a helicopter (and don’t think for a second I didn’t want to shout out “I was proposed [...] [Read More]
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Resident Evil’s gruesome publicity stunt

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Warning: Disturbing content (NSFW) Visitors to London’s Smithfield Meat Market might find they’ve lost their appetites when they walk by one butcher shop. Video game maker Capcom is drumming up enthusiasm for its October release of “Resident Evil 6″ with a grisly display of raw meat formed to resemble human body parts. “The key thing [...] [Read More]
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‘Worst death scene ever’ is a fake, original still pretty good

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Perhaps you’ve seen this video around today, it’s the anointed “worst/best movie death scene ever.” The movie is early 1970s Turkish classic “Kareteci Kiz” or “Karate Girl.” According to IMDB, the complicated plot boils down to this: Woman’s husband is murdered, she goes on karate rampage against the murderers, killing them one by one. Unfortunately, [...] [Read More]
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America’s best cities ranked – Who’s No. 1?

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A big list of “America’s 50 Best Cities” makes for a good bar argument. Bars are even one of the ranking factors. Businessweek.com and Bloomberg teamed up to release a ranking of the best U.S. cities, and two West Coast cities were at the top of the list. San Francisco and Seattle were Nos. 1 [...] [Read More]
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Beer saves clerk from knife-wielding robber

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Who says beer is bad for you? A four-pack of beer came in handy against a robber.

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‘Bagel Heads’ body modification trending in Japan

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The “Bagel Head” body modification trend is continuing to grow in Japan and, with all its recent press, could start spreading. The process involves getting a saline solution injection under the skin of the forehead so that it fills up, and then pus… [Read More]
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Boy dressed as Batman villain kills himself at school

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In the latest Batman-related death, a boy dressed as a villain from Batman killed himself in his school’s hallway. This comes months after a mass shooting at the screening for “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo.

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Samuel L. Jackson’s message to voters: Wake the **** up!

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson has a simple message to American voters – wake the [insert your favorite expletive] up! [Read More]
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