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Topless travel photos are the latest social media trend

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With Memorial Day weekend behind us and summer on the horizon, social media feeds are a blur of vacation selfies and wanderlust inducing tourist snaps. And now there’s a new trend in travel photos popping off up on Facebook and Instagram: topless pics. The Topless Tour is asking travelers to share photos of their bare […] [Read More]
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Fox affiliate lets everyone know Maya Angelou won’t be coming into Houston

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Oops. Whoever was in charge of lower-thirds at Houston’s KRIV-TV made an error and has promptly earned the ire of the Internet. Wednesday morning, the world learned acclaimed writer and poet Maya Angelou had passed away at the age of 86. The Houston Fox affiliate reported the news on their morning show, but someone made […] [Read More]
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A photo from The Walking Dead Escape event in Houston via Eric Kayne for The Houston Chronicle

The Walking Dead comes to Connecticut

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Fans of the hit TV show and top selling comic book, The Walking Dead, can experience what it feels like to live, and hopefully survive, in a post-apocalyptic zombie land when The Walking Dead Escape comes to Connecticut next Saturday, June 7. The live-action obstacle course, will be held next Saturday at the XL Center in Hartford. […] [Read More]
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10 inspiring quotes from Maya Angelou

10 inspiring quotes from Maya Angelou

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Her story awed millions. The young single mother who worked at strip clubs to earn a living later danced and sang on stages around the world. A black woman born poor wrote and recited the most popular presidential inaugural poem in history. A childhood victim of rape, shamed into silence, eventually told her story through […] [Read More]
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Krispy Kreme unveils the world’s most expensive doughnut in UK

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Krispy Kreme’s latest concoction is the the doughnut that we deserve, but not the one we need right now. Of course, if you have a spare $1,681.40 lying around, feel free to grab this luxurious gilded doughnut that is being touted as the most expensive doughnut in the world. Post by Krispy Kreme UK. According […] [Read More]
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Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

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Love-starved online daters are reaching into their bag of tricks and they’re pulling out … a tiger? The Wall Street Journal reports there’s been an increase of tigers in people’s online profiles across online dating websites. Apparently, some Tinder users are seeing tigers in one out of 10 profiles they view. A University of Wisconsin-Madison […] [Read More]
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Car crashes into Conn. swimming pool

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A man and two children were hospitalized Sunday when their car left the road and landed on its roof in a swimming pool in Ledyard. According to NBC Connecticut, the car struck a pole and traffic box before going through a guard rail and making an inverted landing in the pool around 1 a.m. Ages […] [Read More]
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Man catches falling baby in China

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Recent video out of China shows a man catching a one-year-old baby who fell from a second-story window. The incident happened during a heavy thunderstorm in Guangdong Province, China, according to a Reuters report. Two men are shown standing in the rain, watching some activity overheard. A baby boy had reportedly climbed onto a window […] [Read More]
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