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The search may have ended for Mona Lisa’s bones

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Archaeologists may have found the remains of the plain yet enchanting woman Leonardo Da Vinci painted back in the early 1500’s.  Discovery News reports that archaeologists found the complete skeleton of Lisa Gherardini, the woman thought to be Da Vinci’s inspiration for the Mona Lisa, underneath the floor of an abandoned nunnery in Florence, Italy. [...] [Read More]
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Accused child-foot licker blames President Obama

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A 49 year old man arrested for inappropriately touching and licking two young girls’ feet is blaming President Obama for being set up. “I’m being set up by the President Barack Obama and the city and federal government,” the man, Anthony Parri said, after he was charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a [...] [Read More]
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Two years ago Instagram launched its first photo

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Instagram has skyrocketed to popularity for the photo sharing world since developers tested the first Instagram photo two years ago. The first photo is nothing extravagant, just a simple picture of a dog and a foot that was uploaded to an app called Codename. Three months later in October 2010, Instagram became a public website [...] [Read More]
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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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