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Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth on the toilet

Gaynor Rzepka had no idea she was pregnant – until she gave birth on the loo.<p>The 25-year-old was at her parents’ house in Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, …

Pancake Day: five delicious toppings to pimp your pancakes

Forget boring old lemon and sugar: Xanthe Clay shares her favourite recipes for a spectacular Shrove Tuesday<p>As lovely as simple pancakes are, with a squeeze of fresh lemon (not bottled please) and more crunchy granulated sugar that is strictly necessary, sometimes we want a bit more from our …

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‘Duck Dynasty’ recap: Phil calls wife Miss Kay ‘chubby’

Phil has never been one to shy away from voicing his opinions and the "Duck Dynasty" patriarch was no different in this week’s episode of the A&E show.<p>“I don't like skinny women or skinny TVs,” Phil said as he struggled to turn on his television to watch a Jason Bourne movie.<p>“You like a …

Leah Remini on Scientology: ‘Everything the Church taught me was a lie’

For Leah Remini, leaving the Church of Scientology wasn’t an easy decision to make, but she says it was something she had to do for her 9-year-old daughter, Sofia.<p>Much to the Church of Scientology's dismay, Remini opened up to Buzzfeed about her decision to ditch the Church, and how her life has …

Producers: 'Son of God' will appeal to Christians and non-Christians alike

The highly-anticipated film “Son of God” premieres Friday, and producer Mark Burnett says his film should have a pretty sizeable built in audience .<p>“In general media circles people can say that people get uncomfortable around God. But actually, more Americans as a community go to church than do …

Pizza Hut's 2,880-calorie monster: a taste of a burgeoning global food crisis

A chilly late autumn day in 2013 and I am sitting in a central London branch of Pizza Hut trying not to be noticed. I wanted a table towards the back but they directed me instead to one here, in the window. I turn my body away from the glass, but it makes no difference. I am well over six foot, …

Go Beth!: Coronation Street fans rally behind heroine Beth Tinker as she fends off mugger

Beth Tinker was Corrie’s unlikely hero as she intercepted a robbery at a bus stop.<p>In one of the more random storylines on the soap, Beth and her …

Kanye West wants to make ‘artistic intellectual kid-friendly songs’ now he is a father

Fatherhood seems to be helping Kanye West simmer as he claims he will now make ‘child friendly’ music.<p>The 36-year-old rapper usually makes …

14 pros and cons of having ginger hair

‘Carrot top’, ‘ginger minger’, ‘ginger nut’, ‘ging-er’, ‘ginge’ – those lucky enough to be graced with red hair will know these bonus namesakes all …

Why are there swastikas on this Essex County Council building?

A council has been asked to explain why one of its buildings features swastikas carved into the stonework.<p>A freedom of information request has been …

Man who is terrified of spiders gets giant black widow tattoo on his face

Talk about facing your fears.<p>This man decided the best way to deal with his arachnophobia was to get a giant tattoo of a black widow spider on his …

Charlie Sheen: Don't call my fiancee a porn star

Welcome to Break Time! Here are the treasures from around the web to keep you occupied while you patiently—or not so patiently— wait for Arthur Chu’s next run on “Jeopardy!” to air.<p>Charlie Sheen wants everyone to stop referring to his porn star girlfriend as a porn star even though she is in fact a …

Melissa Joan Hart reveals her 40-pound weight loss

Melissa Joan Hart has lost 40 pounds with the help of Nutrisystem since giving birth to her third child, son Tucker in September of 2012, and the "Melissa & Joey"star spoke to ET as she showed off the results in a sexy blue one-piece.<p>ET was on the set of her latest commercial as the spokesperson …

Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'

Vice President Joe Biden defended his basketball skills at a Black History Month event in Washington on Tuesday, jokingly telling about 150 attendees, "I may be a white boy, but I can jump."<p>Biden, who hosted the reception at the Naval Observatory with his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, said that he wanted …

The truth about eggs and egg yolks

Breakfast just wouldn’t be the same without the incredible edible egg. But over the years, the egg yolk has gotten a bad rap. Studies warning of elevated cholesterol levels and plaque buildup in coronary arteries have caused many people to reject them.<p>“Very few foods have the same diverse nutrient …