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Leap Day: What to do with an extra 24 hours?

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It only comes along once every four years, so on Feb. 29 what will you do to celebrate? You might also ask what you can get for free. For the first time ever, Disney is opening their Disneyland and Magic Kingdom Park for a full 24 hours on Feb. 29. But if you can’t make it [...] [Read More]
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Watch monster truck smash teen’s car

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A 40-year-old Fort Myers, Fla., man drove his monster truck over the Toyota Corolla of a 16-year-old girl last weekend, egged on by a crowd at the aptly named Redneck Yacht Club, according to news reports. [Read More]
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Restaurant receipt with banker’s insulting tip was faked

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A story that went viral Monday about a banker leaving a $1.33 tip and an insulting remark on a $133 lunch bill has been deemed a hoax. Supposedly, a wealthy banker who dined at the True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach, Calif., was trying to provoke a waitress – and member of the 99 percent [...] [Read More]
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Houston high school basketball team forfeits playoff game over faith

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A small Houston high school basketball team is in the national spotlight after picking faith over possible glory. Beren Academy, an Orthodox Jewish day school, was slated to play in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools 2A state tournament this weekend, but because the game times conflict with the observation of the Jewish [...] [Read More]
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Hank the Cat vying for open U.S. Senate seat in Virginia

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A 9-year-old cat who is “tired of politicians that have their claws out” has launched an unusual campaign for an open Senate seat in Virginia, according to a report from WTTG Fox 5 DC. [Read More]
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Free pancakes at IHOP today

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To celebrate National Pancake Day, IHOP will be giving away free pancakes today, but the breakfast restaurant chain is asking customers to donate money to local charities. Customers can get one free short stack of pancakes today at any IHOP location. Instead of paying for the pancakes, IHOP is asking customers to donate to the [...] [Read More]
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German Chancellor gets doused with beer

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel got an unpleasant surprise last week. As Merkel sat down for dinner, a waiter behind her lost his balance and spilled five beers on the back of the chancellor, but according to the Huffington Post, Merkel wasn’t too upset by the beer shower. “She turned around and grinned at me,” said [...] [Read More]
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Sacha Baron Cohen dumps ‘ashes’ over Seacrest

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Outfitted extravagantly in character, Sacha Baron Cohen ran amuck on the Oscars’ red carpet Sunday night and all over E! host Ryan Seacrest’s tuxedo. [Read More]
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