Lawyer: You can’t take a zombie to court

The job market’s been pretty dire for new law school grads, so perhaps it’s not surprising that one lawyer, Ryan Davidson, is spending his time evaluating the possible legal situations a zombie or other fantastical creature might find himself in.

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Seattle Seahawk says gay NFL player coming out would be ‘selfish act’

Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons said this week that if a gay NFL player were to come out of the closet, which reportedly might happen soon, it would be a “selfish act” that would “immediately separate a lockerroom and divide a team.” “I’m not one to judge anyone because that’s (their) personal preference,” Clemons said  
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The Most Annoying Celebrity of 2013 … Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway, who has won numerous acting awards in the last three months, is also the hands down winner of Most Annoying Celebrity of 2013, as chosen by readers of this blog. She took an early lead
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Twitter: C’mon Taylor Swift, give a shout-out to the brave arrow girl! #bravenadine

On Monday, 8-year-old Nadine Hairston was hit by an crossbow arrow falling from the sky while she was playing outside the Lawrence Hall Of Science in Berkeley. The arrow lodged deeply in her thigh, but despite the pain she stayed calm on the way to the hospital by singing Taylor Swift songs. This is the  
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Meet the boy, 9, who will wow you with his thoughts about the universe

In a YouTube video approaching 1.5 million plays, a “9 year old discusses the meaning of life and the universe,” as the title of the video puts it. It’s wonderful. The young lad is so open minded, clear and full of wonder about what our universe might be like and what he doesn’t know, that  
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What’s with the dustup over monkey bites among troops in Afghanistan?

Put this on the list of “strange but true” stuff we didn’t know about but cause others to get all worked up: “To the Editor: We take serious issue with the dispatch by Mease and Baker on monkey bites among US military members in Afghanistan during 2011. In particular, we are troubled by the first  
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Doritos Locos Taco – the gift that keeps on giving

First came the Doritos Locos Nacho Cheese Taco, and it was fast-food gold. As Taco Bell lovers across the nation chowed down on the only taco on Earth to turn your fingertips orange and cheesy, Taco Bell and Doritos announced the release of the Cool Ranch Taco, which was ok, but left much to be  
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$1.2M bounty for cop-killer may be rescinded

Last month when ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner went on a killing spree throughout Southern California, a conglomeration of public and private organizations offered up a reward for his arrest and conviction topping $1.2 million. But now at least some of those who offered the rewards are retracting their offers. Why? Because the murder suspect  
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