Watch ‘Canada’s Chris Christie’ fall on his a – –

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is to Canadian comedians what Chris Christie is to the New York stand-up circuit — he’s a bigger than life character. Hence the popularity of this animated gif showing the embattled mayor falling on his a– during an event preceding the Grey Cup, Canada’s less-good answer to the Super Bowl. The best part is that […]
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Reports: ‘Dallas’ star Larry Hagman dies at 81

Several media outlets reported on Friday that TV icon Larry Hagman, who made oilman “J.R. Ewing” a household name, has died. The actor passed away at a Dallas hospital at age 81, after suffering
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Latest wrinkle for poker players: Botox

In the never-ending quest to expand the market for cosmetic surgery, here’s a new wrinkle–chemical poker faces. A New York City doctor of aesthetic medicine who likes to gamble has come up with the idea of “Pokertox,” a treatment for players that includes Botox and facial fill-ins. Dr. Jack Berdy tells the Huffington Post: “Some […]
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Farmer claims his diving pigs produce better bacon

A farmer in China believes that training pigs to dive into a lake will make the bacon they produce taste better, China Daily reports. Huang Demin of Ningxiang county in Hunan province said his pigs dive every day. He claims the activity helps them eat more food and grow stronger, improving the quality of the […]
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Canadian sex toy industry booming during NHL lockout

The NHL lockout isn’t all bad according to sex store owners in Canada. Some shops have seen a growth of 15% since the lockout started. In addition to all the current regular season games being lost, the NHL also announced the cancellation of January’s Winter Classic. Watch the video below to see how hockey fans […]
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Consumer group warns against giving new snack to kids

A consumer advocacy group dedicated to health and nutrition is taking a stand against Cracker Jack’s new snack, Cracker Jack’D, which will contain the same amount of caffeine as a 12-ounce soda. The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest calls out Cracker Jack’D, along with Kraft’s caffeinated MIO Energy and Jelly Belly’s caffeinated […]
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The Coolest Man of 2012 — You Choose

By Mick LaSalle, SFGate.com Who is the coolest man of 2012? Above is a gallery consisting mostly of reader suggestions. Who would you choose as this year’s coolest man? Someone on this list . . . or
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Social media bids a tearful farewell to Twinkies

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