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Strong ad designed to fight teen rape

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In an effort to raise awareness about rape, a British government ad campaign simply asks viewers, “if you could see yourself, would you see rape?” [Read More]
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Edited version of Breitbart’s Obama video released

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This edited video of Barack Obama in 1991 that has been released by BuzzFeed is apparently the video Andrew Breitbart had been planning to release, before his sudden death on March 1. The original video is purportedly going to be shown on Fox’s Hannity show tonight. [Read More]
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Texas State University astronomers say rare lunar event sunk the Titanic

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Astronomers at the Texas State University – San Marcos, say a rare lunar event caused the Titanic to sink. Well, indirectly anyway. In a study published in the April edition of Sky & Telescope magazine, physics faculty members Donald Olson and Russell Doescher explain how an unusually close moon in January, 1912, caused the ocean’s [...] [Read More]
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$1 million lotto winner continues to collect food stamps

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After receiving a $1 million check from the state lottery, a Michigan resident continued to use a state-issued food stamps card to buy her groceries, according to reports from Detroit Local 4 and the Daily Caller. “I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was okay because [...] [Read More]
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Rockers Rush, Gabriel want music off Limbaugh show

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The rock band Rush, unhappy that their song, “The Spirit of Radio” was playing on Rush Limbaugh’s show, have sent a cease-and-desist order to Limbaugh, demanding he stop using their music on his radio program, TMZ.com is reporting. [Read More]
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Daylight-saving time spells trouble for night owls

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Few people enjoy daylight-saving time and the exhaustion that follows, but night owls and people sleep-deprived tend to suffer a bit more, according to a MSNBC story. According to the report, 70 to 80 percent of people aren’t bothered by the time change and can adjust in one to two days. However, night owls and [...] [Read More]
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Divorce rates peak in March

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Months after the stressful—and sometimes unfaithful—holiday season, couples in trouble often pick March as the time to call it quits. Seattle radio station KLPU reports that lawyers and relationship experts cite this month as the most common for divorce. From the story: “Divorces spike shortly after the holidays. That’s the time when people have finally [...] [Read More]
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Snooki uterus update: occupied. MTV’s Jersey Shore star confirms she’s pregnant

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The New York Post said Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” was pregnant early in February, but Polizzi denied it. Twice. Now she’s announced on the cover of US Weekly that she is indeed pregnant and engaged to her boyfriend Jionni LaValle. The magazine cover reads: “A newly engaged Snooki opens up about [...] [Read More]
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