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National Hug Day, January 21, celebrates healing power of hugs

National Hug Day and the Free Hugs Campaign are not officially associated, but they're a perfect pair for encouraging simple acts of kindness.
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Manipulate your meat stylus for iPhone

South Korea's CJ Corporation is selling more Max Rods sausage than ever. Apparently, they're a meat stylus for iPhone in the right hands.

Pet Snake Kills Baby in Florida | Are They Good Pets?

In a tragic turn of events, an eight-foot Burmese python that was being kept as a pet escaped from an improperly secured enclosure and killed a young child...

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

May 21, 2011, is Judgment Day, says Family Radio Worldwide

One pastor has said that May 21, 2011, is Judgment Day - the day of rapture. It isn't the first time the date of rapture has been predicted.
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Last Centralia, PA. residents finally fleeing coal fire

The last Centralia, Pa. residents are finally being relocated while a coal mine fire started in 1962 continues to burn.

How People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

Wedding Cans Update: Pete and Andrea’s saga continues

When I started writing about Wedding Cans, the couple was at about 4 percent of their goal. But after the AP picked up the story, it went international...
Wedding Cans

Googlers again needing dictionary for vitriol

Obscure words tend to send Googlers searching for definitions, this time for Vitriol, a word used by the President. What DOES it mean...

Kiteboarder killed by sharks off Stuart, Florida

A kiteboarder was killed by sharks off the coast of Stuart, Florida. His name was Stephen Schafer. This is an extremely rare occurrence, to say the least.

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

UPDATE: Stormy Daniels’ Senate Run Turns Deadly

Stormy Daniels (Stephanie Clifford) is an adult film star who wants to be the next senator from Louisiana. Apparently, the opposition is taking her seriously...
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Is Zink Womanless Library Exactly What it Sounds Like? Yes, it is

About 80 years ago, Iowa man T.M. Zink died, and his will requested his fortune be used to build the Zink Womanless Library because he hated women...
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Strip club ATMs banned from TANF use in California

California strip clubs can no longer distribute welfare funds via their ATMs. Gov. Schwarzenegger is cracking down on waste…
A sign in red light bulbs indicating the presence of an ATM machine.

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

If you like Dutch Colonials, try the Amityville Horror House

The house where the incidents chronicled in the book "The Amityville Horror" took place is for sale. It's actually a nice place. READ ON...
A Dutch Colonial home

Recessionomics: Santa Claus robs yacht club

The recession has hit even Santa where it hurts. Reports indicate that Santa Claus robbed a yacht club in Rhode Island.
A comic photograph of a “Bad Santa.” He's wearing brass knuckles and brandishing a baseball bat.

Will the Internet win the Nobel Prize in 2010?

Will the Internet win Nobel Prize? It is among 237 other nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Find out where our priorities lie.
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Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

When Robin Hood 702 Wins, So Does a Family in Need

A man who calls himself Robin Hood 702 wants to show that gambling can be used for good...
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Casino Denies Man Jackpot, but Keeps Case out of Court

Imagine you thought you had won more than $166 million. Obviously, in this story, a casino denies a man a jackpot...
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