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Muhammad Ali's Statement On Nelson Mandela's Death Is Beautiful

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Mandela. His was a life filled with purpose and hope; hope for himself, his country and the world. He inspired others to reach for what appeared to be impossible and moved them to break through the barriers that held them hostage mentally, physically, …

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Lauryn Hill electrifies in first post-prison performance (11/27)

Lauryn Hill’s post-prison show shouldered a weight it shouldn’t have to carry. Writing about Hill being in jail always felt like a distasteful joke …

Google Glass Banned From Restaurant After Glasshole Tries To Get Employee Fired

<i>Dramatization.</i><p>The inevitable has occurred. Another restaurant in Seattle, Washington, has banned Google Glass from its establishment due to privacy concerns. The first restaurant to do so earlier this year was the 5 Point Cafe. Now the Lost Lake Cafe And Lounge (co-owned by the owner of the 5 Point …

North Korea's Female Soldiers March In High Heels (PHOTO)

If you thought celebrities walking around pregnant in stilettos was something to marvel at, try this one on for size: women soldiers in North Korea were recently photographed <i>on patrol</i> in four-inch platforms.<p>That's right, it appears they march in heels.<p>The image -- different versions of which …

Brassiere Support Is A Lie, Say French Scientists

Strapping breasts down won't keep them from their inevitable journey south, according to the preliminary results of a 15-year study.<p>In a 15-year study from the University of Besançon in eastern France, sports science professor Jean-Denis Rouillon found that wearing a bra may not actually keep a …

A Woman Was Arrested For Choking Her Boyfriend Because He Wouldn't Stop Singing "Thrift Shop"

Ugh, white people, am I right?

Americans Are Eating Rice Containing 'Harmful Levels Of Lead'

Commercially available rice imported into the U.S. contains levels of lead far higher than what's considered safe, according to a study by the American Chemical Society and reported by Jason Palmer of the BBC.<p>The U.S. imports 7 percent of its rice. The team sampled packages from Bhutan, Italy, …

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The Ten-Item Wardrobe (VIDEO)

When I lived in Paris on a study abroad program, I arrived with two enormous suitcases, filled to the brim with clothes. When my French host mother, Madame Chic, showed me my closet for the next six months, I was taken aback. It was a tiny armoire with around ten hangers hanging inside.<p>At the time …

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Rush Limbaugh Gets Schooled By Oncologist

Thursday's big foray in the world of trying to get Beltway pundits to maybe notice that the effects of the sequestration are actually real and kind of a big deal came from The Washington Post's Sarah Kliff, who reported that "Cancer clinics across the country have begun turning away thousands of …

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …

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