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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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Even Lingerie Football League has no love for NFL replacement refs

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The replacement referee experiment in the NFL didn’t pan out, at all. Once a deal with the regular refs was reached, they were sent back to where they came from. When the refs came home to the Canadian Lingerie Football League , they weren’t met with a warm reception there either. The announcers even took [...] [Read More]
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See massive Star Wars memorabilia collection

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Stars Wars fans are some of the most passionate collector’s in the world. One Star Wars collector has amassed over 450 pieces of memorabilia from the successful franchise. Arnaud Grunberg, a long-time fanatic, is showing his collection in Paris’ M… [Read More]
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Komen rejects donations from porn site

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The Susan G. Komen Foundation does not plan to accept donations from Pornhub.com, which had previously announced it would donate one cent to the breast cancer organization for every 30 views of breast-related videos, the Huffington Post reports. Komen told the Post in an e-mail that “Susan G. Komen for the Cure is not a [...] [Read More]
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Christopher Walken goes to Stew’s

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Cooking with Christopher Walken from Christopher Walken Funny or Die posted this hilarious video Thursday, featuring Christopher Walken, Richard Belzer and Walken’s, um, assistants visiting Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk. The group then heads back to Westport, where Walken cooks up come sort of chicken dish with pears and onions. The highlight, however, is the group’s […] [Read More]
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