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Electronic Sports League To Start Drug Testing

Posted 7/23/2015 7:40 pm by

Wherever there are people striving to be the best, you’re going to have people willing to do anything it takes to win.  When there are hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, you’d be crazy not to use every advantage you have to try and get that money.  That’s why baseball has had a […]

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Lindsey Graham Trashes Cell Phone After Trump Speech

Posted 7/22/2015 5:58 pm by

When he entered the Republican Presidential primary, Donald Trump immediately made a lot of people very interested in the race.  After all, there are a lot of candidates out there, and very few of them are as willing to make enemies, burn bridges, and generally behave like a supervillain like everyone’s favorite combover victim/billionaire.  Lindsey […]

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Shark Attacks Surfer During Live Competition

Posted 7/20/2015 8:54 am by

Professional surfer Mick Fanning is currently locked in a tough battle with fellow Australian Julian Wilson.  The two rivals sit atop the World Surf League standings, competing for the world championship and all the prize money that comes with winning the sport’s top prize.  However, at the J-Bay Open in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, the […]

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The Lights Go Out At Nationals Park

Posted 7/18/2015 8:45 am by

You can’t play sports without lights these days.  The days of the day game have come to an end, and while day games are still fun on weekends or on a holiday, most of your major game time is going to be spent under the lights, assuming those lights actually work.  When the lights go […]

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Google’s Driverless Car In Injury Accident

Posted 7/17/2015 7:12 am by

The future is the self-driving car.  No matter what we’re doing, what else we might be working on, the driverless car is a huge deal for certain companies, and Google is leading the way on the self-driving car front.  Google is actually testing self-driving cars, racking up tens of thousands of miles and testing on […]

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Siri Corrects Bruce To Caitlyn Jenner

Posted 7/15/2015 9:30 pm by

One of the biggest stories in the news over the last few months has been the former US Olympian and Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner and his transition from male to female.  Not long ago, Bruce made a very public appearance changing to Caitlyn, and now Apple has honored her transition in a very public […]

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Tomorrow Is Amazon Prime Day

Posted 7/14/2015 8:58 pm by

Shopping is a full-time pursuit these days.  Everyone’s looking for the best bargains, and nobody’s willing to compromise.  It started with Black Friday, the first huge shopping day of the year, and now it’s spreading.  Cyber Monday, Christmas in July sales, and now Amazon is turning a random Wednesday into a bargain hunter’s dream.  Amazon […]

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The Last Manhattanhenge Of The Year Is Tonight

Posted 7/13/2015 6:26 pm by

For a few days every year, New York City’s borough of Manhattan becomes one of the most beautiful places in the world.  Don’t get me wrong, New York City is always pretty cool, but twice a year there is a special convergence of natural and man-made beauty that is unmatched in the rest of the […]

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“Fear The Walking Dead” Trailer And Premiere Date

Posted 7/10/2015 6:01 pm by

It’s a pretty quiet edition of Comic Con this year in San Diego.  No Marvel means no big Marvel announcements, and yet, there’s still lots of fun stuff out there if you’re interested in television.  Since The Walking Dead debuted, it kicked off a fever for all things undead, and that shows no signs of […]

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The Cursing McDonald’s Minions?

Posted 7/09/2015 7:10 pm by

Foul language is unavoidable, and it probably always has been.  No matter what the morals police have implied about this new world, cursing has always been a thing, it’s just that what used to be a violent swear is now just a cheeky old-timer expression, consarn it.  However, just because it can’t be avoided doesn’t […]

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Ariana Grande Licks Doughnuts, Gets Store In Hot Water

Posted 7/08/2015 9:44 pm by

I don’t know anything about Ariana Grande, but I don’t think I really want to get to know her either.  She’s behaving a little Biebery, it seems.  On the Fourth of July, Grande and her cronies went to Wolfee Doughnuts in Lake Elsinore, California, and raised a little scene that was caught on security cameras. […]

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Lord And Miller To Direct Han Solo Movie

Posted 7/07/2015 8:46 pm by

The Star Wars universe, like the actual universe, just keeps expanding.  Since Disney bought the franchise and decided to add more to the world of George Lucas, the announcements just haven’t stopped coming.  Will Yoda get a spin-off movie?  What’s JJ Abrams got planned for Episode VII: The Force Awakens?  Everyone seems to want another […]

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Aetna To Buy Humana For $37 Billion

Posted 7/03/2015 8:05 am by

Health insurance has always been big business, but it doesn’t get any smaller with every passing year.  Obamacare has had its troubles, but it’s created a drive by the insurance companies that provide its services to merge.  Part of this is to get in new markets, and part of this is they want to mitigate […]

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Whole Foods Owns Up To Overcharging Customers

Posted 7/02/2015 8:48 pm by

There’s a reason Whole Foods is called Whole Paycheck.  The biggest player in the organic grocery game is renowned for being very, very expensive.  Personally, I don’t shop there, but I know a lot of people who swear by their products, despite the price.  Turns out there’s something to the store’s expensive reputation that has […]

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Rocky Gets A Protege In First “Creed” Trailer

Posted 7/01/2015 8:45 am by

It seems like only a few years ago that Sylvester Stallone was mostly forgotten.  That seems to be changing in a hurry, as the aging action star has revitalized his career with a new hit franchise and revivals of his old familiar franchises.  Rambo came back, Rocky came back, and now it looks like Rocky’s […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Bans

Posted 6/26/2015 7:33 pm by

One of America’s most divisive issues has been officially decided by the highest judicial authorities in the land, thereby ending a culture war that wrapped up religious groups, fast food chicken restaurants, political activists of all stripes, and the national media writ large.  Now, thankfully to those exhausted with the media cycle and all the […]

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Lexus Builds Working Hoverboard; You Can’t Have It

Posted 6/24/2015 6:05 pm by

Ever since Back To The Future Part II came out in 1989, everyone has wanted two things.  One, Marty McFly’s self-lacing future shoes.  Two, a hoverboard.  We haven’t perfected time-travel, though there were lookalikes of Marty’s shoes released for Back To The Future Day a few years ago.  But no hoverboard.  Well, not until Japanese […]

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Showtime Turning To Hulu For Streaming

Posted 6/23/2015 6:48 pm by

There’s no such thing as too much choice.  Sure, in some cases, you might not want all the choices you get, but when it comes to paying for something like, say, a cable channel, then options are always good.  In the wake of HBO’s announcement of a stand-alone streaming service, Showtime immediately jumped on board, […]

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The $10 Woman Quest Is On

Posted 6/22/2015 5:33 pm by

Everyone wants inclusion.  Everyone wants their contributions to the United States to be acknowledges, and not just by some coin no one uses, like a Sacajawea dollar, a Susan B. Anthony dollar, or a random state quarter.  Paper money is where it’s at, and it looks like a woman will be getting her face on […]

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Miles Of Doughnuts Break World Record

Posted 6/19/2015 7:21 pm by

The Guinness Book of World Records is pretty weird.  There are lots of records, and no doubt a bunch of them are doughnut related.  The world loves doughnuts; Americans really love doughnuts.  There’s a doughnut holiday, and we’re even looking into making getting doughnuts a lot easier.  The city of Hamburg Township, Michigan, really loves […]

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Red Sox Player Benched For Instagram Habit

Posted 6/18/2015 8:06 pm by

Every workplace has a social media policy.  Some companies encourage the use of Twitter and Instagram, and other companies ban it for productivity reasons.  Generally, the pro-social media companies like the promotion, but when you’re a professional athlete, you’re in charge of your own brand.  However, you still can’t break the rules of your team, […]

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St. Louis Cardinals Hacked Into Houston Astros Computer?

Posted 6/16/2015 5:17 pm by

Saint Louis prides itself on its baseball team.  They’re huge baseball fans in that part of the world, and they’re alwasy very proud of the way their team conducts itself and the way the team behaves.  Sure, fans might get a little blue, but the orgainzation does things the right way, according to them.  Not […]

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Dallas Police Headquarters Attacked By Gunmen

Posted 6/13/2015 8:48 am by

It’s not every day someone gets so angry they decide to take their fight with the police straight to the police, but people from Texas are a different breed, more than willing to roll up to the cop shop, Assault At Precinct 13 style, and take the fight right to the police.  That’s just what […]

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NAACP Present Pretending To Be Black

Posted 6/12/2015 5:34 pm by

She attended Howard University, where her art portfolio was of mostly black people.  She has adopted black siblings courtesy of her parents.  She’s been a spokesperson for Spokane, Washington’s black community on national television, and she’s the president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (or NAACP).  And […]

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First Ever: FTC Goes After Kickstarter Fraud

Posted 6/12/2015 6:00 am by

Talk about a winner.  Take Monopoly, combine it with Lovecraft, carve some awesome-looking horrors to populate the game board, and go to Kickstarter to collect the money.  All is well and good, unless of course no one actually comes through with the games, rewards, and goodies promised to Kickstarter followers.  That fraud is what caused […]

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Tesla Rolling Out Model X SUV In 3-4 Months

Posted 6/10/2015 7:06 pm by

In 2012, everyone was eagerly awaiting the newest model of Tesla Motors’ hip new electric car.  The Model X SUV was originally scheduled to come out in 2013, but was delayed significantly time and time again.  Tesla is a company that wants to put out the best product they can, not simply rush something to […]

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White House Television Briefing Interrupted By Bomb Threat

Posted 6/09/2015 8:45 pm by

Another day, another press appearance by White House press secretary Josh Earnest.  I couldn’t tell you what it was about (probably hot dogs), but it wasn’t the contents of the talk that were interesting, but the interruption.  The White House’s James S. Brady Briefing Room was evacuated during a live, televised press event.  One minute […]

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American Pharoah Breaks 37-Year Triple Crown Drought

Posted 6/07/2015 7:51 pm by

When it comes to American thoroughbred horse racing, the sport of kings has fallen on hard times.  Sure, it still draws big, drunk celebrities to the signature events, like the Kentucky Derby, but aside from that, horse racing isn’t exactly setting the world on fire.  However, that might be changing.  It’s been 37 years since […]

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Fenway Fan Bloodied By Broken Bat

Posted 6/05/2015 9:03 pm by

I’ve never been to Fenway Park, but it looks like a great place to see a game.  Sure, it’s ancient, but it’s also very historic, with the Green Monster and Boston’s notoriously fun fanbase, it looks like it might be a good time so long as you’re not a fan of the other team and […]

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US Government Personnel Department Hacked

Posted 6/04/2015 7:38 pm by

When you’re dealing with data on a massive scale, it’s really hard to keep everything secure.  The more things get stored on servers or put up into the cloud or whatever, the more likely things are to get misplaced or outright stolen by nefarious parties or rogue states.  When you’re talking about the United States […]

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