What it takes for a model to get runway-ready, according to the NY Times

The hardest part is the hips, Michael Olajide Jr., a one-eyed former boxer who now trains runway models told the New York Times. He’s trained supermodels Iman, Linda Evangelista, Adriana Lima and about 15 models who are walking the runway now as part of the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. He’s the guy who gets  
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Hero hitchhiker’s epic ‘smash’ interview: The remix

If you haven’t heard of Kai the homeless hitchhiker, here’s his story in brief: In Fresno, Calif., on Friday, a 300-pound man claiming he was Jesus went on a rampage with his car, hitting a utility worker. Good samaritans tried to help, and the assailant wrapped one in a bear hug. Kai, the homeless hitchhiker,  
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Bad Beyonce halftime pics spark a meme

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‘Dog with human face’ captures human hearts

Tonik, a dog up for adoption on petfinder.com, has found his face plastered all over the internet. That’s because his face looks less canine and more homosapien. Tonik is a poodle-shih tzu mix rescued from a kill shelter in Kentucky, now up for adoption in Mishawaka, Ind. His Petfinder description says “there is a very  
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‘Manifesto’ of Christopher Dorner, wanted in L.A. slayings

Police say Christopher Dorner – the former Los Angeles cop wanted in killing a couple over the weekend and firing on four officers early Thursday, killing one – implicated himself in the couple’s slayings in a multi-page “manifesto.” The statement, compiled by KTLA 5 in Los Angeles, contains threats against officers, disturbing language and content.  
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Latino group releases ‘more accurate’ version of Dodge farmer ad

After seeing Dodge Ram’s popular “God Made a Farmer” commercial during the Super Bowl, members of one Latino rights group were dismayed at the limited portrayal of minorities in the photo montage that accompanied radio broadcaster Paul Harvey’s speech. So, the nonprofit Cuentame teamed up with another group, Latino Rebels, to make its own version  
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Italian traffic jam or punchline to joke?

A Catholic priest, a biker and a civil protection volunteer walk into an alley and… All kidding aside, this isn’t a joke: watch a guy in Naples try and make a u-turn on a narrow street in a Fiat 500. Skip to about 3:30 in when a motorcycle gang, a cross-bearing religious procession and a  
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Idaho politician proposes making ‘Atlas Shrugged’ required reading

Ayn Rand as a graduation requirement? Kids these days are forced to read 20th century commie classics like, you know, “The Grapes of Wrath,” so why not also force them to read some libertarian classics? Enter Idaho State Senator John Goedde, who put forth a bill requiring comprehension of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” as a  
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