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Obama cemented his image as ‘the cool president’ by talking about his favorite character on ‘The Wire’ and revealing that he knew about Jeremy Lin before he got all mainstream. On a recent episode of ESPN’s The B.S. Report with Bill Simmons (Grantland has a transcript here), Obama talked about his love of the Bulls, [...] [Read More]
The small Jewish high school in Houston that has been in national spotlight for being forced to forfeit its state semifinal basketball game will be allowed to play the game after all. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools has received a temporary restraining order that will allow Beren Academy to participate in the [...] [Read More]
Dallas fashionista Lauren Scruggs, who is recovering from severe injuries after walking into an airplane propeller last December, was seen outside a gym in her hometown with her new prosthetic eye visible for the first time last week, msnbc.com reports. [Read More]
A man who had accidentally drunk gasoline died after he later lit a cigarette and exploded in flames. [Read More]
A YouTube video titled “Dana Point Dolphin Stampede,” showing perhaps 2,000 common dolphins in a frenetic charge alongside a Southern California whale-watching boat, made the rounds last week and is stirring emotions ranging from awe to dismay as it gets passed around on the Internet, GrindTV.com is reporting. [Read More]