Burger King’s Twitter account hacked

The official Twitter account for Burger King was apparently hacked Monday just after noon. The feed, which has now been suspended, was altered to appear as if fast food rival McDonald’s is running it, with tweets falsely claiming that Burger King was purchased by McDonald’s. We just got sold to McDonalds! Look for McDonalds in  
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Duct tape over nipples could keep women out of prison in N.C.?

Strategically placed duct tape is the latest addition to the ongoing story of North Carolina lawmakers’ attempt to imprison women for six months if they bare their breasts in public. N.C. state lawmaker Tim Moore has suggested women can take their shirts off and stay out of jail with the help of a couple of  
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They Wuz Robbed — By the Academy

The Academy has made some mistakes over the years, some big ones; they’ve already made some big mistakes this year, and the awards haven’t even been given out yet.  And if you believe the prognosticators, it looks like they’re primed to make a few more mistakes at the ceremony on February 24. And so today  
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The definitive ‘Harlem Shake’ video

Well played, boys.

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President Obama hanging out with preschoolers is amazing

President Barack Obama spent part of his Valentine’s Day at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., and the photos from the event are pretty great. He was there to push his expanded preschool plan, first mentioned in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. The plan is likely to cause some divisions  
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#Vinetines: 6-second videos for Valentine’s Day

Vine, Twitter’s new six-second video app, is working hard on Valentine’s Day. Here are some homemade Valentine’s, 21st century style: She said YES! #engaged #marriage #love #cnnvalentine #favthings #valentinesday #cute#tiffany&co #ring #vin… vine.co/v/brzVTAvjpiZ — Troy M. (@Trizzle315) February 14, 2013 Very stylish! “@tieks: Our #valenvine to you ❤ vine.co/v/brhDZETl7ha” Amazing! Happy valentines #fashion #studio #photography  
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Pistorius ‘bullet in the chamber’ ad pulled from his website

An image calling Olympian Oscar Pistorius “the bullet in the chamber” has been pulled off his website in the wake of a fatal shooting at his home in Pretoria, South Africa. The double-amputee athlete was charged with murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp early Thursday morning. The image was part of a Nike ad campaign,  
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Texans player shares his Valentine’s Day plans

What’s Arian Foster doing for Valentine’s Day? Not much of anything, apparently. A Twitter user asked the Texans running back about his plans, and Foster responded: We don’t celebrate it. RT @megakhan23: @arianfoster what are u getting ur girl for valentines day — Arian Foster (@ArianFoster) February 14, 2013 We’ll go ahead and assume that’s  
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