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Twitter backlash for freelance writer Samantha Brick

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Facebook addiction leads to 10-year prison sentence for sex offender

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A Web developer convicted of “attempted sexual exploitation of a minor” and “surreptitious photographing” who got 10 years probation for his crimes, recently got the book thrown at him for violating one of his conditions of probation: staying off the Internet without permission. [Read More]
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‘Dancing burglar’ wanted in Texas break-in

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Authorities in Galveston are on the lookout for the “dancing burglar,” who was captured on video busting some moves during a break-in of a Duck Tours amphibious vehicle, according to the Galveston County Daily News. [Read More]
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Men (or women) get hotter as women get drunker

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When Katherine Heigl’s character in Knocked Up had sex with Seth Rogen’s character, it was a classic case of “beer goggles.” The agonizing question viewers couldn’t help but ask:  Why him? Turns out, researchers in London have discovered women are much more affected by alcohol when it comes to blurring the judgment of attraction. Mail [...] [Read More]
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Men (or women) get hotter as women get drunker

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When Katherine Heigl’s character in Knocked Up had sex with Seth Rogen’s character, it was a classic case of “beer goggles.” The agonizing question viewers couldn’t help but ask:  Why him? Turns out, researchers in London have discovered women are much more affected by alcohol when it comes to blurring the judgment of attraction. Mail [...] [Read More]
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Off-the-water hole-in-one amazes crowd at Augusta

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If Martin Kaymar keeps this up, we might as well begin fitting him for a green jacket immediately. The No. 6-ranked golfer in the world scored a hole-in-one on 16 at Augusta the hard way – he skipped it off the pond. Alas, it was only a practice round. And Vijay Singh is probably saying, [...] [Read More]
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Rain delay sparks dance-off at Ole Miss, Southern Miss baseball game

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When the rains start pouring down 30 minutes prior to the first pitch and the rain delay lasts until the game is eventually postponed until a later date what’s a warmed-up baseball team to do? Have a dance-off apparently. Lucky for us, the whole thing was recorded as members of the two opposing teams sought [...] [Read More]
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Protesting students pepper-sprayed in California

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Campus police pepper-sprayed as many as 30 demonstrators after Santa Monica College students angry over a plan to offer high-priced courses tried to push their way into a trustees meeting, authorities said. [Read More]
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