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“He mentioned that when he gave me a hug I had very firm breasts.” — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright recalls an awks moment with a South Korean diplomat. Gross! [The Hill] … READ MORE »


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A Dutch court has extended a ban on allowing 14-year-old Laura Dekker to sail around the world solo. Dekker is hoping to beat Australian Jessica Watson’s record of being the youngest girl to sail around the world at age 16. The judge who extended the ban against Dekker’s plans until August said the court has… READ MORE »


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Meet Peter Bregman, a New York-based management consultant and my hero of the day. Like many other technophiles, Peter waited in line for hours to get his new iPad. He took it home, he emailed, browsed and Netflixed to his heart’s desire. It did pretty much everything he could ever hope for in a gadget. READ MORE »


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Religious fanaticism is just scary. Julia Lovemore and her husband are both Christian fundamentalists with mental health issues. And I’m legitimately heartbroken to hear that Julia killed her six-week-old baby, Faith Lovemore, by stuffing Bible pages in her mouth and then smothering her a year ago. Julia explains what happened. “I sat in my bedroom… READ MORE »


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Most of our cute animal videos focus on cats and dogs, but every once in awhile, another member of the animal kingdom does something totally charming. Take for instance this bar-headed goose that does a two-step dance every time it gets bread. It doesn’t even need to eat the bread to boogie down… READ MORE »


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You’re backpacking through Europe, snapping photo after photo of historical landmarks and luscious scenery, when suddenly you realize: all of your pictures look the same. You’re sick of standing awkwardly in front of museums. Why don’t you just lie down? Click. The latest travel trend is the Lying Down Game (LDG). Started by Gary Clarkson… READ MORE »


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Everyone is wondering what the heck is up with Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston. This week, Us Weekly quoted a source as saying, “They spend more time together than most people think. … Levi even stays overnight. I even think they are back together.” Then the National Enquirer upped the ante, saying that Levi’s truck… READ MORE »


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Behind the World Cup scene, some players are being subjected to human trafficking. Check out tonight’s episode of “Vanguard” on Current TV to see the dark side of professional soccer, in which some young players are sold for $500. [Vanguard]
Bon voyage on your summer travels! Before you go, read up on these… READ MORE »


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Best news ever for an extreme pickle lover like me! A new study shows that pickle juice is better at relieving muscle cramps than water or other sports drinks. This discovery led to an new amazing product, Pickle Juice Sport, a sports drink loaded with electrolytes, pickle brine, and a little bit of vinegar, the… READ MORE »


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I’m sure you guys are already all up on this, but it’s National Fudge Day. If you haven’t already fallen into a sugar-induced coma, then I’m at least two pounds of fudge ahead of you. As someone who recently had 16 cavities filled in two days, I think I am a fair judge on everything… READ MORE »


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Obese women with a body mass index over 30 have less sex and more unwanted pregnancies, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. Obese women are less likely to use oral contraceptives like birth control pills and more likely to use the “pullout method” … and, hence, get preggo. [CBSnews]
Uh-oh. The… READ MORE »


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Earlier this week, a photo surfaced of Joran van der Sloot, sans shirt, being examined by a prison doctor. And folks couldn’t help but notice that he had a tattoo across his chest. The tattoo is in Thai and it reads, “No worries.” Oh, the irony—since van der Sloot has confessed to murder, let it… READ MORE »


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