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A Kansas state senator has some people’s knickers in a twist after implementing a new dress code that singles out women who wear “skimpy skirts or blouses with plunging necklines,” the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. Mitch Holmes is the chairman of the state’s ethics and elections committee, and his new dress code applies to those testifying before… READ MORE »


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A Pittsburgh man’s obituary is pretty standard stuff, until you get to the end. Jeffrey H. Cohen, 70, died Sunday morning, and his obit, published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, starts off by describing his life (as a teen, he worked at a ranch where he shoveled “more horse manure than you’ve ever seen”), his career… READ MORE »


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You thought Asian camel crickets were bad. A new report in journal Peer J finds hundreds of bugs likely lurk in your home, including spiders, beetles, ants, and book lice. Scientists got down on their hands and knees and combed 50 houses in the suburbs of Raleigh, NC, picking up any bugs they found, to… READ MORE »


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If you needed any more evidence that kale has gone mainstream, check out the menu at Chick-fil-A as of Monday. The cole slaw is gone, replaced by, yes, that ubiquitous leafy green, reports 11Alive. More specifically, the slaw has been replaced by a “Superfood Side” of kale and broccolini. (Ironic?) It’s not difficult, of course,… READ MORE »


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The last Democratic debate before Iowa and New Hampshire vote took place Sunday night in South Carolina—and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were taking no prisoners. The pair clashed over and over again throughout the debate, while Martin O’Malley failed to make much of an impact. Here’s what analysts are saying about the candidates. Read more onREAD MORE »


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The position remains open: Jimmy Fallon is still interviewing candidates for president, putting Hillary Clinton in the hot seat on Thursday’s episode of theTonight Show; Donald Trump sat for a mock job interviewon Monday. Clinton had a few clever retorts to Fallon’s clipboard of questions. Asked how she heard about the position, she replied, “Fourth… READ MORE »


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Just how everyone likes their carrots: fake, stuffed with marijuana. Um, maybe not. Authorities say they seized 2,493 pounds of pot hidden inside a shipment of carrots at the Texas-Mexico border on Sunday, reports CNNRead more on Newser…READ MORE »


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Some viewers might’ve thought Fifty Shades of Grey was steamy, but the team behind the Razzies wasn’t so titillated. The flick has scooped six Golden Raspberry nominations, including all the good bits: worst film, actor, actress, director, screenplay, and screen combo, per the Hollywood Reporter. Also not so beloved by the Razzies was Kevin James,… READ MORE »


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Few details are known about David Bowie’s death Sunday—his family has not revealed where he died or even what type of cancer he had, and, as the New York Times reports, even some people who had been working closely with Bowie on his latest projects didn’t know he was dying. One of the few collaborators… READ MORE »


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A federal judge has dismissed a nude protester’s claim that police violated his rights by arresting him while he played violin stark-naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland. Matthew Mglej of Hillsboro, Oregon, sued the Portland police and the county last January, seeking $1.1 million in damages. The 26-year-old was arrested for indecent exposure in… READ MORE »


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“Is it the most effective use of police resources? No.” That’s what a Toronto officer had to say after authorities responded to an alleged assault that resulted in minor injuries at an apartment in the city on Tuesday. The problem? Someone apparently got upset that their roommate had woken up too early to take a… READ MORE »


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Quentin Tarantino’s handprints, footprints, and autograph will soon be immortalized on the sidewalk outside Hollywood’s iconic Chinese Theatre along with dozens of other stars. But Tarantino’s are a bit different: As TMZ reports, during his print ceremony Tuesday, the director was wearing replicas of the shoes Uma Thurman’s character wore in Kill Bill. Read more onREAD MORE »



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