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Facebook Timeline is here whether you like it or not

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Have you been wondering about whether to go to the new Facebook Timeline feature? Stop daydreaming, it’s a reality soon, whether you like it or not. [Read More]
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Who gave John Kerry two black eyes and a broken nose?

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Sen. John Kerry showed off some serious battle wounds when he visited the White House Monday for an event honoring the Boston Bruins, who won the Stanley Cup last year. Coincidentally, the Massachusetts Democrat had injured himself on the ice, getting hit with a hockey stick during a recent game. He had bruising around his [...] [Read More]
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Take a little break to watch some extreme Yosemite

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If you need a reminder of how beautiful nature is, we found it. This Project Yosemite video, a time-lapse collaboration between two guys, Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty, who just had an idea to shoot Yosemite in time-lapse photos. [Read More]
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Disney theme parks reverse beard ban

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The Disney theme parks will let their male employees look a little more like one of Snow White’s seven dwarves — at least when it comes to facial hair. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the Walt Disney Co. announced that male employees will be allowed to sport beards and goatees after a 60 year ban. [...] [Read More]
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Police investigate Texas woman’s death in tanning bed

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Authorities in the Dallas area are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Sunday in a tanning bed. From television station WFAA: Investigators said they were called to a residence in the 5700 block of Terrace Trail (in the municipality of Sansom Park) at 12:17 a.m. A man told police he returned [...] [Read More]
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Olive Garden trying to get diners back after sales drop

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Italian restaurant chain Olive Garden says, “When you’re here, you’re family,” but in recent years, it’s been more like a dysfunctional family, struggling with dipping sales and a mixed reputation, the Chicago Tribune reported. The restaurant’s parent company, Darden (also the owner of Red Lobster), acknowledged that they let Olive Garden get into a rut, [...] [Read More]
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Steven Tyler’s horrible national anthem

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WATCH Steven Tyler butcher sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. While not quite a Roseanne Barr-sized screw up, I’m not sure the screeching was really necessary. [Read More]
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Joe Paterno’s health reportedly worsens

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A family spokesman says former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who is battling lung cancer, is in serious condition after experiencing health complications. [Read More]
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