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Greenpeace unveils billboard in Texas that spoofs Shell ad

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Environmentalists who oppose Shell’s planned exploratory oil drilling in Arctic waters have taken their campaign to Texas. [Read More]
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Hasselbecks sell condo at loss; heading to Greenwich

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Elisabeth and Tim Hasselbeck — the power couple who agreed last month to buy a $4 million home on Brookridge Drive in Greenwich  — have sold their Manhattan home for $200,000 less than they bought it for. The Observer reports: Sure, the couple took a loss on the place. They paid $3.3 million for the […] [Read More]
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Commercial “comes clean” about the female body

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When it comes to matters of the female body, commercials tend to stray away from realistic scenarios and instead use euphemisms to describe tampons, pads, pantyliners and urinary tract infections. The Carefree Acti-Fresh Pantyliner commercial, which aired in New Zealand, recently did the opposite of most feminine commercials and become more carefree with their usage [...] [Read More]
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Burger King employee fired after this photo went viral

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If you’re going to be spiteful, you also have to be smart. Think you could get away with anonymity? This Burger King employee thought so, too. But as soon as the employee posted this anonymous picture on 4Chan, an imageboard website, with the words, “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King,” the formerly disgruntled BK employee could say [...] [Read More]
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Your closest companion may be a robot in the future

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Robots may soon be your closest companions and intellectual guides thanks to the work of robot designers and a couple who want to keep living even after they pass away. Bina-48 is a human-like robot modeled after a real person, Bina Rothblatt and uses speech recognition software to become accustomed to your voice and hold simple [...] [Read More]
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NFL cheerleader accused in teen sex abuse speaks out

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Sarah Jones, the former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and high school teacher who was accused of having sex with a teenage student last year, says she’s had sex with only one man, her ex-husband. [Read More]
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Man with ‘world’s biggest penis’ stopped by TSA

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A New York man known for his unusually large penis was patted down by airport security at San Francisco International last week after they questioned him about the bulge in his pants, he said. Jonah Falcon, 41, who has been featured in several documentaries about the world’s biggest penises, was returning from a trip in […] [Read More]
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Manhattan-size iceberg splits off Greenland glacier

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A Manhattan-size iceberg has broken off a Greenland glacier in an event scientists expected almost a year ago. Christian Science Monitor reports that the berg measures 46 square miles and was part of the Petermann Glacier. It’s big, but not the biggest. A similar event happened in August 2010, but on a much more massive [...] [Read More]
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