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Could Getting Paid Be Harmful to Your Health? [VIDEO]
With the end of the month fast approaching, many people are looking forward to an upcoming payday. But researchers have found getting paid may actually be hazardous to your health.
A study from Notre Dame says people are more likely to die during the week after being paid, citing a temporary but sign…
Parents Would Rather Have a Boy Than a Girl: Poll
A recent Gallup poll of 1,020 adults shows that, if Americans could only have one child, they’d rather have a boy than a girl
According to the poll, published Thursday, 40 percent said they’d want to have a boy, while 28 percent said they’d rather have …
‘King of Infomercials’ Don Lapre Arrested
Looks like Don Lapre finally found an audience who wouldn’t buy what he was selling.
After the self-proclaimed ‘King of Infomercials’ failed to appear for his Wednesday arraignment on 41 counts (including conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud and promotional money l…
Aww! Man Finds Mister Rogers Letter From His Childhood
Just when we thought we were over the 2003 passing of Mister Rogers, a man named Christopher Barranco dug up a letter from the children’s show star that he received at age six and posted it to Reddit. In it, the late Fred Rogers expresses his condolences that Christopher cannot visit his neighborhoo…
Miss California Alyssa Campanella Crowned Miss USA 2011 [VIDEO]
In what came down to a battle between two best friends, Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles, California was crowned Miss USA 2011 Sunday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
The 21-year-old beauty beat out Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham to take the title, the 60th in the…
Deep Sea Diver Vows to Recover and Photograph Osama bin Laden
President Obama's recent announcement that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by US operatives in Pakistan prompted happy cheers and a giant, collaborative sigh of relief from citizens around the world. After five minutes of celebration, though, came demands for photographic or vi…
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Smiling in New Facebook Photos
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Sunday posted two new photos to her Facebook page, offering the first official look at the congresswoman from Arizona since she was shot in the head in January.
The two photos, which were captured by P. K. Weis on May 17, show a smiling Gifford at the TIRR Memorial Hermann,…

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