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N.Y. teachers’ health plan includes free plastic surgery

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Free plastic surgery for teachers is a policy that’s been on the books in Buffalo, N.Y., for nearly 40 years, CNN reports. Amazing at a time when teachers are being laid off around the country. [Read More]
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Gingrich proved wrong about putting gun racks in Volts

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GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told Oklahomans this week that you can’t put a gun rack in a Volt [Read More]
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Proof that Hitler really had a son?

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The late Jean-Marie Loret, a French railway worker, claimed for many years to be the son of Adolf Hitler and while some believed him, more didn’t. Now, evidence has come to light that appears to support his argument. [Read More]
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Man burns New Jersey flag in protest of Houston tribute

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A Michigan man burned the New Jersey state flag to protest Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to have flags flown at half mast on Saturday for Whitney Houston. Houston, a New Jersey native, was laid to rest Saturday after being found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel room a week prior. John Burri burned the state [...] [Read More]
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Study says cell phones make people selfish

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Your cell phone is turning you into a selfish jerk,  according to researchers at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business . Their marketing study found that cell phone users are less likely to volunteer for community service. The cell phone users were also less persistent in solving word problems – even [...] [Read More]
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Would you admit to liking McDonald’s?

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Do you eat at McDonald’s even though you wouldn’t admit to it? [Read More]
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Anatomy of a $317,000 hamburger

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Scientists in the Netherlands are trying to create what you might call a cruelty-free hamburger from bovine stem cells. As in, “here’s a hamburger that didn’t come from a slaughtered cow.” PETA-friendly. [Read More]
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In return to air, Colbert honors ailing mother

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With a nod of tribute to his ailing mother, Stephen Colbert returned to the air Monday. [Read More]
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