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A Shocking Number Of Americans Are Open To Their State Seceding From The US

According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Friday , 24% of Americans — including 26% of men and 22% of women — are keen on the idea of their state seceding from the US. The poll was conducted amid intense interest around the globe in Scotland's independence referendum, in which Scots voted by a …

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British hostage David Haines beheaded by Islamic State terrorists

Prime Minister David Cameron describes murder of British aid worker David Haines by Isil as 'an act of pure evil', as Foreign Office works urgently to verify video released by extremists<p>Islamic State has released a video showing the beheading of British hostage David Haines.<p>It comes just hours …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what people will be chatting about on Wednesday.<p><b>1. Apple introduced the iPhone 6 (in two sizes ) and the Apple Watch on Tuesday. The new iPhone is awesome .</b><p><b>2. President Barack Obama will deliver a televised address Wednesday night , laying out the White House strategy to fight</b> …

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A Snapchat news network is probably coming in November

News you can lose<p>Future generations will look at how we get our news today — with our wasteful dead tree "newspapers," and persistent "websites" and "blogs" that you need to scroll to read, and video "broadcasts" that last for several minutes at a time — and they will laugh. That's because the …

Father killed, daughter injured when small plane crash-lands on Florida beach

Sometime Sunday morning, Ommy Irizarry posted a message on Facebook to mark his ninth wedding anniversary.<p>"I am very happy and can't wait to see what the next 100 have in store for us," he wrote, and tagged his wife, Rebecca, in the post.<p>But hours later, Irizarry, 36 was killed during a freak plane …

1 dead, 13 others injured after lightning strikes in Los Angeles area

One person was killed and 13 others were injured after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm struck two Los Angeles-area locations Sunday afternoon.<p>Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office told The Associated Press that a 20-year-old man was struck by lightning on Venice Beach …

The Definitive Ranking Of Scarlett Johansson Films

It doesn’t make much sense to talk about Scarlett Johansson without talking about sex, baby. She’s won Esquire’s “Sexiest Woman Alive” TWICE, tying Magaret Thatcher’s record from the go-go ’80s. Truly, in perusing her filmography, it becomes clear that she’s used her “bombshell” status to the …

What Size Are You, Really?

J. Crew has introduced it's newest size: 000. Translating to a woman with a 23" waist, the Internet went into an uproar, with many people stating that this new size introduction creates difficult standards for women to physically achieve. This created a huge discussion surrounding sizing, global …

Bully/Nerd

When I was in grade school, I was a bully. I punched a lot of kids and even stabbed one with a pencil. I have older brothers, and I have had anger issues, but I still feel bad about my behavior. Once I got to high school, however, there was a paradigm shift. I was picked on by these jock twin …

What's Your Book Shelfie Style?

Kids today, right? If we’re not taking selfies, we’re taking relfies, or ussies. Most importantly of all, however, we’re taking shelfies -- particularly, if you’re anything like us, book shelfies.<p>The book shelfie is, at its most basic, a photo of your bookshelf (often along with yourself). Maybe …

Some Guy Emailed His Wife A Spreadsheet Of All The Times She Said No To Sex

Don't do this. Ever.<p><b>This is one way not to excel at life</b>. A frustrated husband decided to create a spreadsheet detailing all the times his wife said no to sex and the reasons she gave him. Then <i>emailed</i> it to her. Because that's a great idea and an even better way to turn her on. His wife, reddit …

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Try­ing to find cre­ativ­ity in con­gres­sion­al of­fices is of­ten like try­ing to find a piña col­ada in Death Val­ley. But one sur­pris­ing …

Humor: Local Woman Prints iPhone Photos, Leaving Friends and Family Shocked

In a move that sent shockwaves through a quiet sleepy neighborhood, photos from an iPhone were printed onto photographic paper.<p>Lynn, a mother of two …

The Rachel McAdams Guide To Life & Love

If Rachel McAdams showed up at our door at 2 in the morning, with a harried expression on her face, and told us that we had to blindly come with her …

Russia spotted editing Wikipedia page about downed Malaysia Airlines jet

A Twitter bot that keeps watch on Wikipedia pages edited by those inside the Russian government spotted major changes to an entry about yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people on board. <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that a Russian language page about Boeing 777 …

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Where You Go To College

There are a lot of opinions about where you should go to college. A lot of those opinions are probably wrong -- at least the ones based on myths about what makes a good school to get a degree from.<p>We wanted to explain a few things a lot of people usually get incorrect about where to go to</b> …

7 Ways To Actually Feel Better About Your Body

Willing yourself to higher self esteem and reading self help books just doesn't seem to do the trick. But having a gay best friend and reading more magazines? Now you're talking.<p><b>1) Stop Believing in the Perfect Body</b><br>A professor at North Carolina State University looked at pictures of 6,300 women—and …

The 13 Most Hipster Items Of Clothing

Hipsters get a lot of flak, mostly for what they wear. And we get it -- sometimes seeing a teenager riding a bike in a band T-shirt from two decades before being born makes you LOL.<p>But we want to take a moment to celebrate hipster fashion, because we're willing to bet that you own at least one, if …

The Petite Girl's Definitive Guide to Summer's Biggest Fashion Trends

Front-row style star Miroslava Duma <i>just</i> clears 5', Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon one-ups her—literally—at 5' 1", and fashion crush Rachel Bilson barely tops them both at a...

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

'Duck Dynasty's Miss Kay: I had a child out of wedlock

The Robertsons are all about showcasing their family antics on TV, but even Louisiana's most famous family has its secrets. Miss Kay proved that when she made a shocking admission to Us Weekly, revealing she had a child out of wedlock.<p>The "Duck Dynasty" matriarch admitted that she wasn't legally …

Best in Bridal: Spring 2015

The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a glimpse at what you or the betrothed ladies in your life will be wearing for their upcoming nuptials with the best looks from each of the top collections—Oscar and Vera, Marchesa, oh my…<p>The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a …