Would-be rapper flaunts DWI on Twitter, then dies in crash

An aspiring rapper from California died in an apparent DWI car crash shortly after he tweeted about drinking and driving with his friends, the Huffington Post reports. “Drunk af going 120 drifting corners [expletive] YOLO,” Ervin McKinness, whose Twitter handle is @ink2flashyy, tweeted in the early-morning hours of Sept. 2. The 21-year-old and four of […]
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Get hooked on Google’s Kevin Bacon game

Can you find an actor with more than two degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon? Google invites you to try with its new search engine game. All you have to do is type in “Bacon number” followed by the actor’s name, and you’ll get the result. But good luck finding a high number. Even Barack […]
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‘Newsroom’ Star Tweets Racy Pic

Alison Pill explains how she accidentally posted a naked picture of herself. Listen in.
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Smartphone app turns ordinary people into sexual behavior researchers

If you’ve ever been caught in a public display of affection, watch out. That guy over there with the smartphone might be reporting your activity in the name of research. The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, which investigates sexual behavior, has launched a smartphone app that anyone, anywhere can use to report sexual and other […]
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Young TV stars, then and now

As two famous young’uns of the ’80s make their way to TV screens this week, we’re inspired to look back at other stars who made their mark on television at an early age. From the Cosby kids to the
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Racial slur on Hooters receipt not unique

A former Hooters customer has sued the restaurant in New York City, alleging employees called him an ethnic slur on a receipt. The receipt contained the slur “chinx,” the AP reports. Kisuk Cha, a Korean immigrant and the plaintiff in the lawsuit, is not the first person to call out a business for insensitivity. In January, The […]
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Dennis Basso glorifies by-gone glamour

Designer Dennis Basso is mostly known for his furs and dressing New York’s society set. His spring 2013 collection plays to that group of tony women, but like others, he, too is after a younger girl as well. His collection of glamour gowns, styled with cropped and strapped jackets, fur shrugs and dresses constructed of […]
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Apple unveils newer, bigger, lighter iPhone 5

Apple unveiled its next-generation iPhone during an event today and San Francisco, and the biggest surprise was that there weren’t many surprises. The iPhone 5 showed off by CEO Tim Cook and his
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