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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]
Ben and Jerry’s has jumped onto the Jeremy Lin bandwagon with a new ice cream flavor in honor of the overnight basketball sensation. The Vermont-based ice cream company is offering the new flavor -”Taste the Lin-Sanity” – for a limited time only at its Harvard Square shop, according to a Boston Globe article. The New [...] [Read More]
The upcoming March 5 issue of TIME Magazine cover story is about the power Latinos will have in the upcoming elections. The cover features portraits of 20 faces meant to illustrate the broad range of people the term “Latino” applies to. From the web exclusive: TIME contract photographer Marco Grob spent a recent February weekend [...] [Read More]
From Everett Hiller’s online photo gallery of last year’s holiday party, you would think that he and his friends rub shoulders with some of the richest and most famous people in the U.S. [Read More]
The most Internet-savvy pope in history will be sharing Lenten messages in 140 characters or less now through Easter. Pope Benedict XVI began sending tweets, in a few different languages, through the Twitter account of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication, @Pope2YouVatican. Today, the account tweeted, “BXVI: The Lenten season offers us once again an [...] [Read More]
Jeb Corliss, the famous BASE jumper, is expected to be released from a South Africa hospital Friday after an accident five weeks ago in which he smashed his legs when he hit the side of Table Mountain on a jump. Corliss, aka the “Bird Man,” flies at about 120 mph after jumping from tall buildings and mountains. [Read More]