Just A Reminder That Someone Pulled This Prank On Tony Parker In The Playoffs

June 11, 2014 by  
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San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker may not have been the star of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, but hey — at least he didn’t have this to contend with:

In case you’d forgotten, some New Orleans Hornets fan (now they’d be a Pelicans fan, we suppose) had the chutzpa to bring this life-size cardboard cut-out of Parker’s ex-wife Eva Longoria to a Spurs-Hornets semifinals game back in 2008.

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The Places That Most Desperately Need A Higher Minimum Wage

June 11, 2014 by  
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Most Americans could use a raise. But southern Americans might need one the most.

The Southest and Southwest are home to a disproportionate number of workers who would benefit from raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, according to a new report from the global poverty-fighting group Oxfam America.


Congressional Districts With The Highest Percentages Of Low-Wage Workers

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Yes, Nixon Scuttled the Vietnam Peace Talks

June 9, 2014 by  
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Did Richard Nixon’s campaign conspire to scuttle the Vietnam War peace talks on the eve of the 1968 election to capture him the presidency?

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Cameron Diaz And Benji Madden Hold Hands

June 3, 2014 by  
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Cameron Diaz made her relationship status official when she stepped out holding hands with her new love, Benji Madden, in NYC on Tuesday. The couple walked side by side down the street while smiling and carrying coffee. Rumors of a new romance for Cameron began after she hit the gym with the Good Charlotte guitarist (who is also Nicole Richie’s brother-in-law) in early May.

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What Dad Wants For Father’s Day According To 9 Real Dads

June 1, 2014 by  
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Sure you don’t want to buy Dad another tie or money clip, but chances are you’re totally over-thinking this Father’s Day thing. Keep it simple with these nifty gadgets (or should we say “dadgets”?). See dad, we made a corny dad joke, just for you.

Jokes aside, we partnered with Best Buy and enlisted real Dads to share what they actually want this year.

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South Korea Ferry Disaster: Reward For Tips On Yoo Byung-eun Boosted To $500,000

May 26, 2014 by  
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has boosted to half a million dollars a reward for tips about the mysterious billionaire who the authorities believe owns a ferry that sank last month, police said Monday. Meanwhile, five employees at the ship’s operator have been indicted.

The ten-fold increase in the reward comes as officials struggle to find Yoo Byung-eun on allegations of tax evasion, embezzlement and professional negligence. Prosecutors have said that a failure to spend enough money on safety may be a reason for the April 16 sinking.

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That Moment When You Realize You Scored The Winning Goal In The Champions League Final (PHOTO)

May 24, 2014 by  
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This was the moment Gareth Bale was meant to be in.

With the final of the Champions League deadlocked 1-1 in the the second period of extra time, the 24-year-old Welsh winger scored the decisive goal for Real Madrid. Less than a year earlier, Real had broken financial records to get bring him to Spain. Bale’s breakthrough tally came in the 110th minute of game in which he had squandered his early chances against Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening in Lisbon.

“I’ve learned from past experiences to keep going, to forget about the chances you miss and keep persevering,” Bale said after his team’s eventual 4-1 win, via The Associated Press. “The celebrations of the crowd meant everything to me.”

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Elin Nordegren Opens Up About Tiger Woods’ ‘Betrayal’

May 21, 2014 by  
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Just because Elin Nordegren took a couple digs at Tiger Woods during that now-famous commencement speech earlier this month doesn’t mean the former model is dwelling on the past.

“I have moved on, and I am in a good place,” the 34-year-old told People magazine. “Our relationship is centered around our children, and we are doing really good — we really are. He is a great father.”

What’s more, Nordegren is supportive of Woods’ relationship with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn.

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Boy Hit By Foul Ball During Brewers-Braves Game

May 20, 2014 by  
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ATLANTA (AP) — A boy was taken to an Atlanta hospital after being struck in the head with a foul ball during the seventh inning of the Braves’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.

Milwaukee leadoff hitter Carlos Gomez lined a pitch into the stands along the first-base line behind the Atlanta dugout. Pitcher Julio Teheran heard the child get hit and crouched down on the mound in obvious anguish. Gomez also looked toward the stands with concern. Someone in the Braves dugout threw a towel into the stands, but the boy did not appear to be bleeding.

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Five Keys To Success From Elon Musk

May 19, 2014 by  
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On May 16, Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk gave the Marshall Undergraduate Commencement Speech at the University of Southern California. He distilled his message about how to succeed after graduation into these five points:

1. Work super hard. Every waking hour.

2. Attract great people around you. A company is only a group of people gathered together to create a product or service.

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