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Serena Williams Leaves Wimbledon With Mystery Virus

Posted 7/02/2014 5:37 pm by

Serena Williams is no stranger to controversy.  After all, when she’s not dominating Grand Slam tournaments, she’s suffering some pretty severe medical problems.  It’s not Serena’s skills that have her in the news, it’s her medical issues.  A disoriented and distressed Serena Williams had to pull out of Wimbledon, suffering from a mysterious virus.  Serena […]

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The 2014 NBA Draft Leads With Super Canadian Andrew Wiggins

Posted 6/27/2014 12:08 pm by

Last night was the biggest night of the basketball off-season.  The ping-pong balls have rattled, the prognosticators have looked into their crystal balls, and some of the world’s finest athletes have finished their running, jumping, shooting, and dunking for the approval of scouts.  Last night, the 2014 NBA Draft was held, and one of the […]

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Luis Suarez, The Mike Tyson Of The World Cup

Posted 6/25/2014 9:12 am by

Usually when you hear about biting, it takes place under some strange circumstances.  Man bites dog stories are pretty common, especially during dog attack events, but you also hear about people biting one another in bar fights and other types of situations.  Very rarely do you hear about biting in a sports sense, but when […]

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Former Baylor Star And NBA Prospect Isaiah Austin Has Marfan Syndrome

Posted 6/23/2014 12:13 pm by

Baylor basketball player Isaiah Austin was a legitimate NBA prospect.  Tall and lean, he looked exactly like the sort of basketball player that would make a great member of the NBA, once team cooks were able to pack some muscle onto his frame and fill him out a bit more.  As it turns out, that […]

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Handsome Mugshot Goes Viral

Posted 6/20/2014 9:49 am by

It’s always strange to see a mugshot with someone really attractive staring back at you from the pages of Crime Time or the local police department website. Most people, during their mugshots, look irritable or downright crazy, the exact opposite of the sort of thing people like to look at.  Not so for Stockton, California […]

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Washington Football Team Loses Redskins Trademark

Posted 6/18/2014 12:40 pm by

The Washington, D.C. team that competes in the National Football League has a lot of things, from their billionaire owner Daniel Snyder to their award-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III, but the one thing they don’t have anymore is a team name.  For decades, the team competed as the Washington Redskins, but with the rise in […]

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“The Situation” Arrested After Tanning Salon Fight

Posted 6/18/2014 10:45 am by

Once upon a time, Mike Sorrentino was one of the biggest stars on television, but odds are you didn’t know his real name, you just knew about The Situation.  Six season of Jersey Shore and a trip to rehab later, The Situation is settling back into life in New Jersey, where he co-owns a tanning […]

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Soccer Fan Dies After World Cup Overdose

Posted 6/17/2014 2:13 pm by

It’s the World Cup, and for those of us in the United States, the World Cup timing is perfect.  Games start at noon and end during prime time, so we’re perfectly positioned to watch every game we want (that won’t be the case in 2018 and 2022).  I’ve watched parts of every game so far, […]

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The Spurs Quench The Heat To Win The 2013-14 NBA Title

Posted 6/16/2014 8:49 am by

The Miami Heat are the top dogs in the NBA, at least as far as public perception goes.  They have the so-called Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh; they play in the hottest town in the country with the best night life and the coolest people; and LeBron is by far […]

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Lucky Day: Friday The 13th And A Full Moon

Posted 6/13/2014 11:14 am by

There’s weirdness in the air.  A sense of danger, perhaps.  Foreboding thoughts and visions flutter through the airs like the ghosts of nightmares long since dissipated.  In the shadows lurk mysterious figures wearing masks and obscured by hoods.   This is no ordinary Friday, this is a particularly special Friday.  Today is Friday the 13th, […]

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“Dumb and Dumber To” Trailer Hits YouTube

Posted 6/12/2014 12:59 pm by

It’s been awhile since the Farrelly Brothers had a huge hit to their name, so after the disappointment of The Three Stooges, Peter and Bobby Farrelly are turning back to one of the biggest hits in their canon, and reteaming with two of the men who made them into celebrated dumb comedy directors.  Those two […]

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Defeated In GOP Primary

Posted 6/11/2014 8:17 am by

It seems like the influence of the Tea Party is on the wane.  Once a threat to the establishment that routinely endorsed and won primary elections, these days the Tea Party is mostly treated as a joke, or a fringe group, rather than the CEO-toppling political force it once was.  However, just because the Tea […]

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Half Of College Grads Mooch Off Parents

Posted 6/10/2014 2:48 pm by

So you’ve gone to college and gotten the worthless college degree of your dreams.  Odds are the graduates left college with a significant amount of debt, since college prices keep rising and actual wages are stagnant at best,  and the job market is pretty dreadful even if you’re trying to get employed.  That means a […]

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Rumor: Apple To Launch iWatch In October

Posted 6/06/2014 5:19 pm by

Apple is rarely the first company to enter into a product arena, but when they do, they jump into the product line in grand style.  Other companies had smartphones first, but none of them took off like the iPhone.  Other companies have had tablet computers for years, but none of them became a hit like […]

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Softbank Unveils Emotional, Friendly Robot

Posted 6/05/2014 1:35 pm by

If there’s any country on the face of the earth that loves robots more than Japan, it’s a country I’ve never heard of.  The Japanese are obsessed with robots, and that obsession is not going away any time soon.  Japanese robots sing pop tunes.  Other Japanese robots go to the moon.  If you can design […]

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Preteen Girls Stab 12-Year-Old For Internet Meme

Posted 6/03/2014 9:30 am by

There have been cases of people becoming Internet memes and those meme stars becoming killers, but very rarely has there been a killing or attempted killing inspired by a meme.  However, that has changed thanks to a tall, faceless skinny man in a black suit who has a habit of lurking in the background of Photoshopped […]

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Seattle Passes Country’s Highest Minimum Wage

Posted 6/02/2014 7:54 pm by

If you’re living in Seattle, Washington, you’re about to get a major pay increase.  Washington state has the highest minimum wage of any state in the union, with the lowest any employee can make being $9.32 an hour.  That’s a pretty good start.  You’re not exactly making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, but […]

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Spelling Bee Ends In A Tie For The First Time In 52 Years

Posted 5/30/2014 12:10 pm by

It’s the Super Bowl for the thesaurus set.  Every year, the nation’s best and brightest young spellers get together to see just who the top canine is when it comes to their ability to guess and properly spell the most difficult words in the English language (most of which are borrowed from other languages).  However, […]

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Is Buying The LA Clippers

Posted 5/30/2014 8:56 am by

He’s probably the most important man in the history of Microsoft not named Bill Gates.  The company’s first non-Gates CEO, Steve Ballmer was the man behind the Microsoft Surface and one of the people fighting to bring the company into the 21st Century.  He made his mark with the company, then stepped aside for the […]

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The World Is Getting Fatter Every Day

Posted 5/29/2014 2:07 pm by

America is a very obese country, but it seems that the rest of the world is rapidly catching up to, and even surpassing, the United States of Fatmerica.  Our obesity rate has tripled in recent years, and it seems that the trend is showing no signs of reversal on the way to a fatter America […]

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Netflix Casts Its Daredevil for “Daredevil”

Posted 5/28/2014 10:14 am by

It was a big-screen success, but the original Daredevil film starring Ben Affleck as “the Man Without Fear,” Matt Murdoch, has taken something of a beating in recent years, probably due to the failure of the Elektra film, fallout from Bennifer, and various other assorted reasons mostly pointing the blame to Ben Affleck.  But Daredevil […]

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Doppelganger Drum Battle: Chili Pepper Chad Smith And Will Ferrell

Posted 5/23/2014 3:47 pm by

When it comes to celebrity look-alikes, there are close companions, and then there is Will Ferrell and drummer Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  They look almost exactly alike, and that similarity has not been ignored by either man.  Specifically, Will Ferrell has appeared on late night talk shows discussing, among other things, […]

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Facebook Wants To Listen To Your Music

Posted 5/22/2014 2:49 pm by

So you’re watching television or listening to some music, and you want to let everyone know that you’re checking out something awesome.  Well, instead of having to actually type words or anything, Facebook is going to take actual work out of it and do the listening for you.  Facebook’s newest app will listen to your […]

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Cleveland Wins Another NBA Draft Lottery

Posted 5/21/2014 8:43 am by

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been a very unlucky franchise.  After LeBron James abandoned his home-state team for the sunnier climate of Miami, everything’s gone downhill for the Cavs.  They’ve had terrible coaches, bad players, a general lack of basketball prowess, some terrible decision-making from the front office… whatever could go wrong has gone wrong for […]

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Second “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Trailer Features More Rocket and Groot

Posted 5/20/2014 8:33 am by

Marvel has done an absolutely brilliant job of making big, accessible movies that are true to the spirit of comic books, that are very entertaining, and that end up making hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office, if not billions of dollars.  From the techno-babble of Iron Man to the paranoia thriller of […]

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Google Honors The Rubik’s Cube

Posted 5/19/2014 10:28 am by

Just when you thought it was safe to click over to Google’s homepage, think again.  Once again, the world’s most popular search engine has decided to steal your time away from you, this time using one of the all-time classic brain-teasers.  Since 1974, the Rubik’s cube has astounded and amazed legions of people, with an […]

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Microsoft Announces Halo 5 Debut Date

Posted 5/16/2014 6:39 pm by

Once upon a time, the Halo series of video games was the biggest and best series since the brothers Mario stomped their way across the Mushroom Kingdom.  Halo: Reach was one of the biggest hits in video game history (making $200 million in a single day!) before being supplanted by Call of Duty: Ghosts.  More […]

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Hero Cat Saves Boy From Dog Attack

Posted 5/15/2014 1:51 pm by

When you think of cats, you probably don’t think of bravery, loyalty, and defending loved ones at all cost.  You probably think of lounging around in the sun or sleeping in improbable places.  Well, one feisty feline proved that this wasn’t true by putting herself on the line to save her family.  When a dog […]

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Justin Bieber Accused Of Attempted Robbery

Posted 5/14/2014 3:21 pm by

Justin Bieber is apparently growing up to be a little violent punk.  Allegedly, of course.  He’s had run-ins with limo drivers, and now a woman in Los Angeles is accusing the pint-sized Canadian pop star of trying to steal her cell phone and she’s getting the police involved.  During an outing at some batting cages […]

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AT&T Trying To Buy DirecTV

Posted 5/13/2014 8:14 am by

The trend for the telecommunications industry isn’t growth, it’s contraction.  Specifically, companies are always looking to get with other companies and join forces, and no company is doing this quite as aggressively as AT&T.  The telephone giant has already tried to buy T-Mobile only to be rebuffed by the federal government.  Now they’re looking to […]

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