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By Caleb Garling Turns out the iPad Mini isn’t quite so mini after all. The new Mini, unveiled today during a media event in San Jose, is a bit larger and more expensive than some of its key competitors, particularly the Google Nexus 7, which starts at $199. Apple’s Mini retails for $329 to start, […] [Read More]
ABOVE: This guy is totally breaking the law (Photo, Bonnie Bloge/Flickr.com) If the guys I play bocce with are any indication, eating and sitting around are two of Italy’s national pastimes — just don’t do it in Rome. A city which prizes it’s culinary culture and a laid-back way of life has banned eating at [...] [Read More]
If we were given to such expressions, we might say, “Great Caesar’s Ghost!” The Man of Steel has quit his day job. Clark Kent has had a not-so mild-manner nutout at the offices of The Daily Planet and resigned. He started at the rag in 1938. He left after a speech on, you guessed it, [...] [Read More]
Sesame Street has issued a cease and desist letter to costume website Yandy.com, demanding that the website stop selling sexy costumes that take after beloved characters, such as Big Bird, Cookie Monster and Bert and Ernie, BuzzFeed reports. The website uses generic names to describe the costumes, referring to a Big Bird-esque getup as “exclusive [...] [Read More]
Name that $123,000 a day superstar: That’s right, it’s Judge Judy. The judge, who just turned 70, is smiling because she pulls down more cash than pretty much every single celebrity you can think of except LeBron James. Seriously, she makes a ton of money — an estimated $45 million annually. Click through the slideshow [...] [Read More]
Halloween is right around the corner, are you ready? Do you have your costume yet? House decorated? Candy purchased? Pumpkin carved? Nivia Ruiz has been at work for five hours a day since the beginning of the month preparing her Connecticut Ave. house in Bridgeport for the inevitable flood of trick-or-treaters who will drop by […] [Read More]
Glenn Beck has a beef with Levi’s. The conservative pundit recently railed against the denim company’s “Go Forth” advertisement as having a “European socialist” message. [Read More]