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Naked Randy Travis charged with DWI

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By DIANA HEIDGERD ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS (AP) — Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxicated and threatening law officers after the country singer crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene, officials said. A mug shot released by the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office shows a battered-looking Travis in a gray [...] [Read More]
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Clinton – ‘Nimkita’ – dances away in snowy South Africa

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who got on the dance floor Tuesday night in Pretoria, South Africa, has been dubbed “Nimkita” – “the one who brought the snow” – because a rare snowfall came during her visit to the nation. On a trip designed to strengthen trade and investment relations between South Africa and [...] [Read More]
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Everyone wants to marry NASA’s ‘Mohawk Guy’

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Bobak Ferdowsi, likely NASA’s only heartthrob, might just be the most sought-after man in the nation right now. Ferdowsi, who became instantly famous for simultaneously looking attractive and landing the Curiosity rover on Mars — impossible! – has more marriage proposals than he probably knows what to do with right now. Take a look at [...] [Read More]
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138 skydivers make world’s new record in vertical formation

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You can’t be scared of heights to participate in this new world record — Friday evening, 138 skydivers formed a synchronized snowflake design 18,500 feet in the air above Ottawa, Illinois. The group of divers put the last record to shame — a formation with 108 divers in 2009, reports Time magazine. Jumping from six [...] [Read More]
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Death is no excuse to stop supporting your team

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When envisioning the spirits of the dearly departed, most conjure up visions of floating translucent entities, not jersey-wearing super fans. Whether it’s flag-decorated hearses, special Aggie burial plots or league-licensed caskets, super fans can show those of us that have not shaken this earthly coil just who they will root for in the great beyond. [...] [Read More]
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In Italy, it’s now illegal to insult somebody’s masculinity

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The United States Supreme Court has recently addressed health care, immigration laws and copyright protections, while in Italy they’re debating … men’s private parts. In a longstanding case, the Italian high court ruled it illegal to tell a man he has “no balls.” The case was brought by a lawyer who got into a courtroom [...] [Read More]
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The oddest, scariest ice cream ads you’ll ever see

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Gawker calls this video “nightmare-inducing,” and that’s pretty much correct: The ad is for Little Baby’s Ice Cream, a relatively new outfit in Philadelphia that’s just opening its first store. You can read all about the company in Philadelphia Weekly. Inspired in part by San Francisco’s Humphry Slocombe, Little Baby’s has mashup flavors like Earl [...] [Read More]
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Chick-fil-A: Manager goes rogue, Wendy’s fleeting support, kiss-in Friday

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Fans rallied around Chick-fil-A during an Appreciation Day on Wednesday, and same-sex marriage supporters are responding with a “kiss-in” Friday. The national debate stems from Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy’s stance against gay marriage, and shows no signs of abating. According to the Los Angeles Times, Friday’s “National Same Sex Kiss Day” is supported, though not [...] [Read More]
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