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Christina Andrews Panhandles For Boob Job In Florida

Bigger boobs or bust!<p>A woman in Pensacola, Fla. has started panhandling on the roadside -- not because she needs food or shelter, but because she wants larger breasts, WEAR reported.<p>Christina Andrews first brought her "Not Homeless Need Boobs" sign to the intersection of W and Beverly streets …

Sussex hosts annual lawnmower endurance race

It's the highlight of the lawnmower racing calendar! The 12-hour night endurance race in the English village of Five Oaks in West Sussex.<p>The British Lawn Mower Racing Association’s 12-hour endurance race started at 8pm on Saturday and ended at 8am yesterday.<p>The event, which first started in 1973, …

The Poorest Rich Kids in the World

Why did the heirs to one of the largest fortunes in America grow up horribly neglected and abused?<p>The black Chevy Tahoe picked up speed as it …

Fox's ESPN Killer Still Doesn't Have Deals With Three Huge TV Providers Five Days Before Launch

The channel will debut this Saturday.<p>As of today, it is still trying to work out contracts with Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, and Dish, the Sports Business Journal reports.<p>Time Warner has 14.6 million subscribers, many of whom live in New York. DirecTV and Dish have an additional 34 million …

The 2013 MLB All-Overrated Team

The 2013 MLB season has seen its fair share of surprises, both good and bad.<p>For instance, the Pittsburgh Pirates have witnessed Francisco Liriano and Jeff Locke emerge as ace-worthy pitchers, despite otherwise suspect careers before this season. And obviously, the Baltimore Orioles must be pleased …

Texas Rangers

Tigers activate 2B Omar Infante

CHICAGO -- The Detroit Tigers have activated second baseman Omar Infante from the disabled list and optioned infielder Hernan Perez to Triple-A …

Baseball

The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …

Stylish

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

Brains Of Dying Rats Yield Clues About Near-Death Experiences

A burst of brain activity just after the heart stops may be the cause of so-called near-death experiences, scientists say.<p>The insight comes from research involving nine lab rats whose brains were analyzed as they were being euthanized. Researchers discovered what appears to be a momentary increase …

Elon Musk reveals plans for high-speed Hyperloop

In a blog post today, Elon Musk revealed plans for an alpha version of his much-anticipated Hyperloop, an innovative transportation system that would move passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. According to the plans (PDF), the Hyperloop would transport passengers in …

Al Qaeda Threat in Yemen Greater Than Ever

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's stronghold in Yemen poses new danger to the West.<p><b>The conversation intercepted by U.S. intelligence last month was chilling: a conference call between Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda's leader, and a dozen chiefs of his international affiliates, including Nasser</b> …

Brain changes of autism may begin in the womb

Scientists say many of the brain changes seen in autism likely occur during pregnancy and delivery.<p>Two new studies add to a growing body of evidence pointing to pregnancy as a critical period in the brain changes that lead to autism.<p>One study, published Tuesday in <i>Annals of Neurology,</i> finds a …

Poll: Weiner breaks a record

More than two-thirds of New Yorkers find Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer’s campaigns “embarrassing” and Weiner’s unfavorable rating has set a record, a new poll found on Monday.<p>According to the Siena College poll, 68 percent of New York voters, including 62 percent of those in New York City, say …

IRS still hasn't fixed Tea Party problems, GOP says

In the wake of the Tea Party targeting scandal, the IRS is still struggling to manage tax-exempt applications from political organizations, according to witness testimony.<p>WASHINGTON -- Front-line screeners at the Internal Revenue Service don't have any guidance on how to handle tax-exempt …