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Sales of Maybach ultraluxury cars have not lived up to expectations, so Daimler is axing its flagship Mercedes-Benz brand. [Read More]
Trolling fishermen brought home a rare catch — video of a great white shark cruising the North Carolina coast and circling their boat. [Read More]
Some 10, 000 people in Budapest are now criminals under a new law in Hungary that outlaws being homeless. From The BBC: A new legal regulation has come into force in Hungary making homelessness punishable by a fine of around $600 or prison. MPs from the ruling conservative party proposed the regulation, on the grounds [...] [Read More]
After some anti-abortion organizations rejoiced at the discovery that the iPhone 4S’ digital assistant, Siri, won’t provide a list of abortion providers when asked “I want an abortion” or “Where can I get an abortion?” and in some cases listed anti-abortion women’s clinics, the Internet launched a debate over whether the gadget was really “pro-life.” [...] [Read More]
What’s better than a $5 footlong? A $2 six-inch sub. Subway plans to launch a deal making its meatball and cold-cut subs available for only two bucks during December, USA Today reported, joining a number of other fast food chains with cheap specials during a down economy. From USA Today: December is typically a slower [...] [Read More]
Four of last night’s Victoria’s Secret Angels are moms. Miranda Kerr and Doutzen Kroes both gave birth in January, Adriana Lima has a 2-year-old at home and Alessandra Ambrosio had a daughter in 2008. According to Ed Razek, chief marketing officer for Victoria’s Secret’s parent company, the fact that the women are moms is a [...] [Read More]
Burger King is shaking up their french fry recipe for the first time since 1998 according to Reuters: Burger King said it made the new fries thicker, reduced sodium and added a coating that makes them crisper and keeps them hotter longer. (Read more) I’m all for less salt (not really, I love salt), but […] [Read More]