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TSA lets rapper keep his weed, leaves note

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Rapper Freddie Gibbs got his stash by airport security… kind of. The baggage screeners at the Denver airport found a half ounce of weed in his luggage and scribbled him the words “C’mon son” on the screening notice. Gibbs tweeted a photo: “The TSA found my weed and let me keep it,” he wrote. “They [...] [Read More]
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No Facebook for the Obama girls

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The president’s daughters, Melia and Sasha, may get all the books they want, but they’re banned from Facebook by Mom and Dad. [Read More]
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Neti pots may infect you with a brain-eating amoeba if used improperly

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If you’re one of the many people who use neti pots (also known as a nose bidet) to help deal with sinus or congestion problems, here’s a warning you’ll want to pay close attention to: Use distilled, bottled or boiled water. It’s a safety precaution the makers of neti pots recommend and it turns out [...] [Read More]
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Marriage proposal hoax on ‘Ellen’ show

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The Ellen show audience got punked this week when a marriage proposal went south, but it turned out to just be an elaborate hoax to introduce “Ellen’s 12 Days of Giveaways.” [Read More]
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High school students suspended for Tebowing

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Jordan Fulcoly, Wayne Drexel and brothers Tyler and Connor Carroll of Riverhead High School in New York received one-day suspensions earlier this week for taking a knee a resting their foreheads on the fists, emulating Tim Tebow’s iconic pose, according to an ESPN story. [Read More]
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Comet’s ride through sun’s corona shocks scientists

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A newly discovered comet, which was on a course for certain death into the sun’s atmosphere — roughly 2 million degrees Fahrenheit — survived the plunge at about 6 p.m. Central Time Thursday. [Read More]
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Study finds unattractive men most likely to incorrectly think women really dig ‘em

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Scientists may have just found an evolutionary answer for why that idiot keeps hanging all over you at the bar without taking the hint that you’re just not that into him. (You know the one… the one who continues to wink at you, or offer to buy you a drink, and you’re forced to make [...] [Read More]
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Friends create video for injured Texas model

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Dallas-area model Lauren Scruggs, who was severely injured walking into a plane propeller Dec. 3 lost her left eye after surgery Wednesday, according to her CaringBridge journal. [Read More]
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