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One of the world’s most fiercely debated paintings just became even more mysterious. Artist Ron Piccirillo recently discovered “a secret that has been hiding for five hundred years” — three animal heads in the landscape of the Mona Lisa. Piccirillo claims to have figured out Leonardo da Vinci’s “secret vantage point” for viewing paintings, which [...] [Read More]
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Looney was arrested in November after allegedly smashing his Maserati into three cars and later spit at a police offer, according to a report by TMZ. Loney was arrested because he was believed to be under the influence of drugs after he swerved into one car and careened into [...] [Read More]
A principal in North Carolina received a lot of criticism nationwide after he suspended a 4th-grader for sexual harassment after the boy allegedly called a teacher “cute.” Now, according to the Associated Press, that principal has been forced to resign. School officials have confirmed the 9-year-old’s actions did not amount to sexual harassment. Jerry Bostic [...] [Read More]
The company announced it plans to install the Coca-Cola’s Freestyle soda fountain machine in all 850 U.S. company-owned restaurants, according to a Wall Street Journal story. Burger King hopes to install the machines by April 2012. [Read More]
In my family, I was nicknamed “Leftie” for all the wrong reasons. It meant I was awkward, clumsy and sure to score poorly on those handwriting assignments in second grade. [Read More]
Why are people left-handed? It’s not all genetic. Scientists believe one’s handedness, left, right or mixed, is due primarily to how a baby’s brain develops in the womb and may be related to stress. [Read More]
If there was ever an effective anti-smoking campaign, this one is probably it. Plastic surgeon Anthony Youn, of CNN’s The Chart, is warning women who’ve had breast surgery and are smokers to kick the nicotine habit. Because of the damage smoking does to your lungs? Nope. Because it could make your nipples fall off. Seriously. [...] [Read More]