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MN Woman Fined For Littering In Mich.

A littering violation blew up to be something a little more when a lady from MN didn’t appear at her court appearance in Michigan. It would likely cost more for her to get to Mich. […]


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Van Halen Announces 2012 Tour With David Lee Roth

Am I wrong or didn’t they try this once before: Van Halen will celebrate its 40th anniversary as a band with a major 2012 tour featuring David Lee Roth. [CBS News]


Video: Put Pants On A Puppy And See What They Do

It was Christmas Day so this dog owner threw a pair of santa pants on his dog. And then… the dog when down the stairs…


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Eye On Basketball: Rubio Shines In NBA Debut

From CBS Sports, a blogger looks at the theory that Ricky Rubio won’t make a big NBA impact. The proof was last night as Rubio dazzled in NBA debut against Oklahoma City. [CBS Sports]


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Video: Errol Morris On Photography

If you’re interested in photography, cinema or truth in language, check out this video over at the Guardian. It’s just one of America’s most interesting filmmakers, Errol Morris, talking about pictures and how we see […]


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Could Webb Replace Ponder As Viking QB Of Future?

Joe Webb has made a career so far of entering games when the starting quarterback is injured — or making a spot start himself — and impressing people enough for them to say he’s a […]


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Rare Look At Vatican Library’s Treasures

The Vatican Library is home to some of the oldest and most precious works of art and treasure known to man. Founded over five centuries ago as Europe was emerging from the Dark Ages, it […]


Video: Cute Baby Polar Bear The Next Knut?

A Danish zoo says a month-old polar bear cub is being raised by humans after his mother failed to produce enough milk to feed him. Scandinavian Wildlife Park manager Frank Vigh-Larsen says Siku is doing […]


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Video: Understanding SOPA

Have you heard people talking about SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act), but stayed out from the conversation because you’re not sure what it’s about? If so, then check the Guardian’s neat, little animated video […]


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Patrol: 1 Dead, 6 Injured In Crash

A four-car collision left one person dead and six others injured this morning after an SUV ran a stop light and smashed into a truck, which then rolled over onto two other cars. [WCCO: News]


Retailers Greet Last-Minute Christmas Shoppers

The Mall of America saw its share of last minute shoppers today. Many of them, a mall PR person said, were male. [WCCO: Consumer]


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Seattle Police Pepper Spray Rowdy Shoe Shoppers

And those who suffered the spray weren’t even occupying the shoe shop. They were trying to get some of the new retro-styled Nike Air Jordans. Apparently hundreds of people were waiting outside in lines to […]


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N. Korea Tells S. Korea To Show Respect Over Kim’s Death

The North Korean government told its South Korean counterpart today to show respect for the death of Kim Jong-il but to not send anyone to his funeral, as that act would be “an unbearable insult […]


Video: Gay Robot Greets Bachmann In Iowa

Yesterday, a man dressed as a robot greeted GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann as she arrived in Iowa City. The robot accused Bachmann of not only being a “homophobe but a robophobe.” What do you […]


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Mysterious Metal Object From Space Meets Earth In Namibia

The round, metal object is not alien, officials say. However, they haven’t said much else on what it might be. The object is round, weighs 13 pounds and has two, almost nipple-like bumps at its […]





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