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Mavs Topple Heat, Win 2010-11 NBA Title

Posted 6/13/2011 6:30 am by

It wasn’t supposed to happen this way.  LeBron James made himself a villain, stabbed his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in the back, and fled to the superstar-ladened Miami Heat in pursuit of championships and glory.  King James was supposed to rise to the occasion, topple Dirk Nowitski, Jason Kidd, and the rest of the ancient Dallas […]

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The World’s Richest Dog, Trouble, Dies

Posted 6/10/2011 6:30 am by

When it comes to pets, most of them live better than people.  They eat, play, and sleep all day while their human masters toil at jobs.  If their owner is a good person at all (and sometimes if they’re not), they live the life most of us wish we had.  Trouble, a Maltese who once […]

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Google Honors Les Paul, Doodle Style

Posted 6/09/2011 6:30 am by

When it comes to honoring folks who deserve it, Google goes all out.  And when it comes to people who deserve the best possible Google Doodle salute, Les Paul has to be it.  I mean, he invented the electric guitar and, in the process, completely changed music in the process.  Why wouldn’t Les Paul get […]

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Nintendo’s Next Console: The Wii U

Posted 6/08/2011 6:30 am by

Well, true to form, E3 is here and that means Nintendo has unveiled the console formerly known as Project Cafe.  The long-awaited sequel to the Nintendo Wii has been dubbed the Nintendo Wii U.  If that name is terrible now, don’t worry:  the Nintendo Wii U is pretty awesome and will make up for the […]

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Apple Unveils iCloud, Kills MobileMe

Posted 6/07/2011 6:30 am by

The future is the cloud.  Thanks to Ray Ozzie, Microsoft saw it.  Google knows this, too.  Amazon sees it as we speak.  And now, the last of the main hold-outs of the cloud revolution, Apple, is taking the plunge.  At the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, Steve Jobs announced iCloud, Apple’s new cloud storage system that […]

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USDA Debuts Food Plate, Replaces Food Pyramid

Posted 6/03/2011 7:30 am by

In 2005, the USDA rolled out a brand-new food pyramid that was supposedly the easiest to understand in the history of government-mandated food guidelines.  Well, like all things governmental, it wasn’t quite as easy as they’d hoped.  Americans just got fatter, and the Food Pyramid (now with stick figure climbing stairs) just kept on confusing […]

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Leslie Nielsen’s Last Fart Joke

Posted 6/03/2011 7:00 am by

Keep ’em laughing, even from beyond the grave.  When beloved comedy actor Leslie Nielsen died last November, I was a little bummed out.  Even after watching Naked Gun again, it was a sad day.  I love Leslie Nielsen, I love his style of comedy, and I love the way he could do the craziest thing […]

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Spell “Victory”-The 2011 Spelling Bee Winner Is…

Posted 6/03/2011 6:30 am by

Be they large or small, there’s nothing quite like a spelling bee, and the Scripps National Spelling Bee is one of the most impressive displays of academic talent you’ll ever find broadcast on television.  While Jeopardy is a great test of general knowledge, there’s nothing quite like the specific test of brains that spelling the […]

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Shaq Retires

Posted 6/02/2011 7:00 am by

When it comes to public figures, no one has embraced the public part of that phrase more than NBA superstar and all-time great Shaquille O’Neal.  Shaq, who entered the National Basketball Association 19 years ago, was more than just a basketball player.  He was a recording star, a movie star, and a personality the likes […]

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Ricky Rubio Heading To Minnesota

Posted 6/02/2011 6:30 am by

In 2009, the National Basketball Association’s Minnesota Timberwolves were roundly criticized for picking two point guards back to back in the form of Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn.  Minnesota GM David Kahn backed up this pick, saying that Minnesota wasn’t sure when (or if) Rubio would join the team.  Well, as is turns out, the […]

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Cellphones Linked To Cancer Risk

Posted 6/01/2011 7:30 am by

Bad news, AT&T.  While you’re also the world’s largest cellphone carrier, you might have just become the world’s largest brain cancer provider, too.  According to the World Health Organization, cellphones may increase cancer risks in humans.  However, the debate seems to be over just how high your cancer risk becomes when you use your cellular […]

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Lady Gaga Sells 1 Million Copies Of Born This Way

Posted 6/01/2011 7:00 am by

Lady Gaga has morphed from a dark-haired piano-rock singer named Stefani Germanotta into a full-fledged phenomenon.  Born This Way, Lady Gaga’s latest album sold over 1.1 million copies during its debut week, thanks to a staggering 662,000 digital downloads from Amazon.com.  Born This Way was sold for under $1 by Amazon.com’s MP3 downloading service in […]

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