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Colorado shooter Halloween mask on sale on eBay

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According to ABC News , a Halloween mask of accused Colorado shooter, James Holmes, was pulled from eBay. The infamous Aurora shooting happened in July at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” Holmes is accused entering an Aurora theater and opening fire on moviegoers according to CBS. Holmes said he was “The Joker” and [...] [Read More]
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Esquire: Mila Kunis is the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’

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Actress Mila Kunis has been named 2012′s ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by Esquire Magazine. The annual feature — which hits newsstands in the November issue — has been graced by the likes of Angelina Jolie, Jessica Biel, Scarlett Johansson and Halle Berry. Read Esquire’s interview with Kunis and see videos of more of the magazine’s “Women we Love” here. [Read More]
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Police respond to massive wedding brawl with batons

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A 15-year-old boy arrived on a hotel balcony just in time to record a violent brawl between two wedding parties with his cell phone’s video camera. Max Shultz, who was visiting Philadelphia with his family, can be heard on the video at one point, saying “Did they just deck the bride?” Three arrests have been [...] [Read More]
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Home of late Williams Sonoma CEO on the block for $30M

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Always find yourself shopping at Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn or West Elm?  If you’re a big fan of this family of brands, how about living in the house of the person that once headed this iconic company? Howard Lester, the former chairman and CEO of Williams Sonoma passed away in November of 2010 and his [...] [Read More]
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‘Must-see’ movies since 1960

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From SFGate’s Mick LaSalle: The term “must see” is something I’ve done my best to avoid over the years. I was a film critic for nine years before I used it once, and I don’t think I’ve used it more than twice since then, if that. I mean, I may have alluded to the concept, […] [Read More]
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‘Plastinated’ animal bodies on tour

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Gunther von Hagens’ ‘Koerperwelten der Tiere’ or ‘Animal Body Worlds’ exhibition first opened in 2010 is now on the road, though you won’t get to see it unless you happen to visit the Abenteuerland WalterZoo in Switzerland. Von Hagens, who developed the process of plastination to preserve human and animal corpses, has been a controversial figure [...] [Read More]
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Daredevil to attempt highest skydive ever

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By Chelsea Janes: Ever wondered what it would be like to jump off a 55-story-high balloon floating 23 miles above Earth’s surface? Who hasn’t. If all goes to plan Monday, you’ll be able to ask Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner how it feels. On Monday, the 43-year-old Baumgartner will jump from a balloon 23 miles above [...] [Read More]
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Mr. Rogers defends PBS before Senate…in 1969

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Mitt Romney’s attacks on Big Bird are nothing new; PBS and NPR have been under the threat of de-funding for decades. Check out this 1969 footage of Fred Rogers talking to the Senate like they are children:

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