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What do Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, have in common? Zuckerberg recently “liked” a link to Romney’s website on Facebook when it was posted by Slate write Farhad Manjoo with the text “just try looking at the Romney logo without seeing the word MONEY” next to it. These words [...] [Read More]
Oh, the hu-Muppet-y! For only the third time since 1946, producers of the Academy Awards have decided to nix the in-show performances of the Best Original Song nominees. Deadline Hollywood says it’s to make the broadcast shorter. But the timing is terrible: The Academy essentially nixed the Muppets, as the excellent song “Man or Muppet” [...] [Read More]
The bizarre tale of a man who climbed a tower in Los Angeles as he shed his clothes got even more bizarre Thursday, as the Los Angeles Times reported he was convinced by burgers to end the incident. According to the Times: At one point, police sources said, he asked for hamburgers from McDonald’s. Officials [...] [Read More]
McDonald’s may have dumped the pink goo, but it’s adding an even brighter color to its menu. The fast food giant will sell leprechaun-green shamrock shakes at 14,000 of its U.S. restaurants, according to CNN Money. The shakes have been around for a long time but haven’t been a chain regular until now. The shamrock [...] [Read More]
A Democratic representative in the Mississippi statehouse, Steve Holland, has filed proposed legislation in Jackson to rename the Gulf of Mexico the Gulf of America. Technically, he calls the body of water, “the body of water that is located directly south of Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties,” according to Wonkette. [Read More]
This Texan goes all Kristen Bell on us after receiving a great big hug from a King Penguin at Sea World in San Antonio. The visit was a part of a special behind-the-scenes penguin encounter her husband (behind the camera) got her for her birthday. From the look on her face, it’s worth it. She [...] [Read More]
So many things can go wrong during a live newscast, especially when animals are involved. On Wednesday, an 85-pound Argentine Mastiff named Max bit Denver news anchor Kyle Dyer in the face during a broadcast. Dyer was interviewing Max’s owner and the firefighter who rescued Max from a frozen pond when the dog snapped at [...] [Read More]