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Target Is Bad At Photoshop

Posted 3/12/2014 10:30 am by

When it comes to digitally editing photos, less is usually more.  Unless you’re trying to make deliberately weird pictures, the more you mess with a picture the worse it becomes.  That’s why Photoshop has become such a bane to the existence of teenagers ever.  Not only does it promote illogical standards of beauty, it also […]

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Dallas Stars Player Rich Peverley Collapses During Game

Posted 3/11/2014 9:45 am by

Early in the first period of the game between the Dallas Stars and the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Jackets took an early 1-0 lead, but that’s not the story of the game.  The story is Stars player Rich Peverley.  While sitting on the Stars bench, Dallas player Rich Peverley collapsed and was rushed to receive […]

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Undefeated Wichita State Makes NCAA Tournament

Posted 3/10/2014 8:30 am by

There have been a lot of amazing basketball teams, like my beloved 2012 Kentucky Wildcats, who have won 30 games and gone on to claim an NCAA championship.  However, no team as ever entered the NCAA Tournament with as many wins as a little-known basketball team from a fringe conference.  Wichita State isn’t the best-known […]

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The Attorney Who Thinks Like A Criminal

Posted 3/06/2014 1:52 pm by

When it comes to creating an awesome viral video ad for your law service, Jamie Casino has some awesome special effects and a Super Bowl ad-time budget.  All Daniel Muessig has is street knowledge and Judaism.  However, sometimes street knowledge is all you need when it comes to finding a lawyer to help you stay […]

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Russell Wilson Impresses In Rangers Camp

Posted 3/06/2014 9:43 am by

You’re probably familiar with Russell Wilson if you’re a sports fan.  After all, he led the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl championship a month or so ago, and he’s the team’s quarterback, which makes him the team’s most famous and recognizable member.  That’s just how sports works.  However, as it turns out, Russell Wilson […]

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Drive-By Ash Wednesday

Posted 3/05/2014 10:57 am by

The party’s over.  Yesterday was Fat Tuesday, AKA Mardi Gras, and now the period of Lent has begun for millions of Catholics and similar high-church believers around the world.  That means today is Ash Wednesday, one of the holier days in the Christian world’s calendar, and that means you’re going to be seeing people with […]

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NY Times Corrects “12 Years A Slave” Article 161 Years Later

Posted 3/04/2014 12:30 pm by

It’s been 161 years since the New York Times first reported on the story of Solomon Northup, the free black man who was lured to Washington, D.C., kidnapped, and sold into slavery in Louisiana.  However, thanks to an eagle-eyed Twitter user and the power of the Oscar wins for 12 Years A Slave, the Times […]

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Ellen Brings Pizza To The Oscars

Posted 3/03/2014 12:00 pm by

The 2014 Academy Awards happened last night, and lots of people have been paying attention to the comings and goings of Oscar and his celebrity friends.  Indeed, it seems like one of the rare nights without much in the way of controversy, as all the major winners:  12 Years a Slave for Best Picture, Alfonso […]

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Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Are Engaged

Posted 2/28/2014 8:45 am by

It’s the new worst-kept secret in Hollywood.  After two years of dating and 15 years or so after they first met on the set of That 70′s Show, Jackie and Kelso are finally tying the knot.  And by Jackie and Kelso, I mean Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher.  Rumors abound Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher […]

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Boeing Makes A Top-Secret Spy Phone

Posted 2/27/2014 10:45 am by

When it comes to secure communications, the United States government doesn’t just turn to any old virus-prone Android phone, they turn to a specialist company to produce their communications technology.  Boeing is the company who helps produce safe phones for top-secret conversations, and they’re looking to improve on their share in that market with a […]

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Super Bowl XLIX Could Be Moving Locations

Posted 2/26/2014 2:32 pm by

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer holds the fate of the world’s most popular football game in her hands at this very moment.  In Arizona, a bill recently passed that would allow businesses to refuse to serve gay customers due to religious reasons.  The debate over SB 1062 rages on, but many of the state’s representatives and […]

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Harold Ramis Dead At 69

Posted 2/25/2014 9:15 am by

It’s not underselling to say that Harold Ramis was a comic genius.  As a performer, writer, and director, he’s got one of the most impressive resumes of pretty much any comedian of his generation.  From his humble beginnings in Second City in Chicago to his time on SCTV, his collaborations with Bill Murray in Stripes, […]

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Piers Morgan Getting Axed By CNN

Posted 2/24/2014 10:30 am by

It was one of the highest-profile transfers of power imaginable.  For 25 years, Larry King held down the 9PM slot on CNN, drawing positive ratings and critical praise and generally being a network powerhouse.  When King stepped down in 2010, CNN had to bring in a known personality to replace the iconic King.  They turned […]

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Millionaire Wants To Split California Into 6 States

Posted 2/21/2014 1:40 pm by

Multi-millionaire Tim Draper has a crazy dream.  He’s a resident of California who made his fortune investing in Skype and Hotmail, which means that he’s a pretty forward thinker.  In fact, he’s thinking so forward he’s wanting to fundamentally change the most populous state in the United States.  California is home to 38 million people […]

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Pizza Hut Manager Pees In Sink

Posted 2/21/2014 8:00 am by

When you go to a restaurant, you’re hoping against hope that everything is clean and sanitized.  Even the place where stuff is sanitized, the humble three-part kitchen sink, itself needs to be clean and sanitized in order to keep bacteria and viruses and food-borne illnesses under control.  You don’t want anyone taking a bath in […]

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The Fantastic Four Have Been Cast

Posted 2/20/2014 12:32 pm by

It’s one of the most venerated properties in comic books.  Among Marvel’s first heroes, The Fantastic Four has been brought to the screen multiple times, with varying degrees of success, and 20th Century Fox is going to keep on trying until they get it right, or until they have lost enough money that the rights […]

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Mom Buys $600 Worth Of Offensive Tee Shirts

Posted 2/19/2014 10:30 am by

They can’t all be the Three Wolf Moon shirt, after all.  A mother in Orem, Utah, was walking through University Mall with her son when she saw some tee-shirts in the window of a PacSun store that she felt weren’t quite right.  In fact, the shirts were offensive to Judy Cox, the mother in question, […]

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The” Guardians Of The Galaxy” Trailer Is Here And Weird!

Posted 2/19/2014 8:00 am by

Marvel’s weirdest movie is on its way, and it looks as though the company has decided not to downplay the strangeness of its strangest property, but to emphasize it.  With its grittier, street-level heroes already on firm ground, Marvel has decided to let space get as weird as possible, by giving James Gunn $100 million […]

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Jimmy Fallon’s First “Tonight Show” Is A Hit

Posted 2/18/2014 9:15 am by

It seems like months ago that Jay Leno made his final appearance on the Tonight Show, doesn’t it?  Given the interruption of the Winter Olympics in Sochi and the necessary requirement of Jimmy Fallon to prepare his new version of the Tonight Show in New York City, the break seems longer.  It’s only been 10 […]

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1-800-Flowers Ruined A Lot Of Valentine’s Days

Posted 2/17/2014 10:45 am by

There’s nothing more representative of Valentine’s Day than candy (preferably chocolate) and a bouquet of fresh flowers.  It’s pretty much the classic Valentine’s Day combination of gifts, it’s almost a cliche at this point, and it’s the focus of the business of 1-800-Flowers.  As it turns out, there were some problems this Valentine’s Day, and […]

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Top French Chefs Banning Food Photos

Posted 2/14/2014 6:42 pm by

When it comes to heavy-hitters in the food world, you don’t get much more renowned than the Michelin star.  If a chef gets a Michelin star, that means they’re among the best chefs in the world, and just because a chef has a Michelin star in his past, that doesn’t mean he’ll get one the […]

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Comcast To Buy Time Warner Cable

Posted 2/13/2014 11:15 am by

When you’re the top dog in the market place, you’re either looking to get bigger or you’re looking to shed yourself of unprofitable side-ventures.  In some cases, you can do both.  In other cases, your only hope is to sell out to the competition.  Comcast is the nation’s largest pay television service.  The second-largest television […]

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Sinkhole Eats 8 Cars At Corvette Museum

Posted 2/12/2014 11:30 am by

Bowling Green, Kentucky, is home to one of the world’s most expensive collections imaginable.  That’s because Bowling Green is the home of the National Corvette Museum, which is basically the most sacred place in the world to Corvette nuts.  It’s where Corvettes are built, and it’s where the rarest of the Corvettes are displayed.  Or […]

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Atlanta, US South Frozen By Pax

Posted 2/12/2014 9:00 am by

In case you’ve forgotten, the US South doesn’t know how to deal with winter weather.  The further south you go, the worse the ability to handle ice and snow is, because there’s no need for a plow when your winter bottoms out at 40 typically and you get snow and ice worth treating once or […]

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Big Lots Is The Home For Discount Twinkies

Posted 2/12/2014 8:12 am by

November 2012 was an awful day in human history.  That’s the day the Hostess company closed its doors and Twinkies officially disappeared from store shelves.  Well, fortunately for us, Twinkies made a comeback in a big day and now they seem to be back for good.  Now, there’s an official replacement for the awesome old […]

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Matt Lauer Replaces Bob Costas As The Olympics

Posted 2/11/2014 3:15 pm by

Since 1988, only one face has been the face of NBC Sports during the Olympics, and that is Bob Costas.  For 157 straight primetime appearances, Bob Costas has been leading the pack when it comes to Olympic coverage, and NBC doesn’t have anyone able to even get close to Costas when it comes to being […]

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Child Star And Ambassador Shirley Temple Black Dead At 85

Posted 2/11/2014 8:45 am by

It’s hard for child stars to make a transition from the world of Hollywood into the real world.  There are so many tragedies involving promising youngsters who go the down the wrong path, that it’s a small miracle when any actor or actress emerges as someone without a criminal record, let alone as a normal, […]

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SEC Defensive Player Of The Year Michael Sam Comes Out As Gay

Posted 2/10/2014 9:45 am by

Increasingly, the world is learning to turn its attention away from homosexuality and toward other issues.  Being gay is becoming a non-issue, just another fact of life.  The military dropped its anti-gay policies long ago, even allowing uniformed troops to march in gay pride parades.  One of the last bastions of discriminatory thought is the […]

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Russia’s First Sochi Medalist Celebrates By Almost Stripping

Posted 2/10/2014 8:15 am by

There are a lot of ways to make traditional winter Olympic events more appealing.  You can tweak the rules to add a little more drama, you can try to turn your sport macho, you can have some spectacular, television-friendly crashes where no one really gets hurt, or you can show a little skin and go […]

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Jay Leno Says Goodbye

Posted 2/07/2014 8:45 am by

The late-night reign of tyranny is over.  The Chin has been deposed, replaced by the benevolent dictatorship of The Giggler.  Yes, last night Jay Leno had his final episode of The Tonight Show, ending a 22-year run as the king of late night television and the heir to the empire built by Johnny Carson in […]

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