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Man in ‘snake-proof’ suit to be ‘eaten’ by anaconda during Discovery Channel special

Paul Rosolie, a filmmaker and naturalist, built a custom snake-proof suit so he could be devoured by an anaconda for a Discovery Channel television special. A YouTube promo for the Dec. 7 special — titled, predictably, “Eaten Alive” — shows Rosolie stalking an anaconda, otherwise minding its own business, before it presumably attacks and eats him, which is not shown in …

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‘Let It Go’ Parody to Kick Off Movember

November marks Movember, the month-long movement in which men grow mustaches to raise awareness about men’s health. Cue the wave of web spoofs about mustachioed men! The clever lyrics for this video “Let It Grow,” uploaded by YouTube user Richard Annett, are a parody of Idina Menzel’s rendition of “Let It Go” from the hit movie Frozen.    Will you be participating …

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Oklahoma teacher suspended over accusations of piling students into car, trunk for errand

CATOOSA, Okla. – A Green Country teacher’s job is on the line after allegations of wrongdoing. Heather Cagle, who teaches math and yearbook at Catoosa’s Wells Middle School, is accused of loading nearly a dozen students into her Honda Accord to run an errand.  Two of those students are alleged to have ridden in the trunk. A police report was …

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Play Over 900 Free Classic Arcade Games Using a Web Browser

The Internet Archive, a non-profit home to collections of movies, books, and TV shows, has just launched a new branch it has dubbed the The Internet Arcade. It is here you will be able to play over 900 wonderful arcade classics that are mostly out of circulation and impossible to play otherwise. All of these can be simply loaded into your browser of …

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Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify – Pulls Albums from the Streaming Service

Taylor Swift pulled all of her albums from Spotify on Monday, after previously refusing to let her latest, 1989, hit the music-streaming site. Spotfiy is openly trying to win back Swift.  “We love Taylor Swift, and our more than 40 million users love her even more,” the company said in a statement. “We hope she’ll change her mind and join us …

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Taylor Swift Announces ‘1989’ World Tour Dates

Taylor Swift announced the dates for her “1989” world tour, which will launch on May 20, 2015, in Bossier City, Louisiana. She’ll hit five countries and end with a Halloween show in Tampa, Florida. Vance Joy, an Australian singer known for his hit single “Riptide,” will open for Swift during the North American dates. Swift announced the news on “Good Morning America” on …

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U.S. Court Says Phone Passcodes are Protected Under the Law

Criminals should protect their iPhones with a passcode, not Touch ID, as a Virginia District Court has determined that passcodes are protected under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution while fingerprints are not, according to a report Friday by Hampton Roads. The Fifth Amendment protects citizens from self-incrimination so a phone is protected under the law because otherwise it …

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Mesquite “WildCat Burger” or Gilbert “Tiger Burger” High Schools battle it our for Naming rights to Burger

From East Valley Tribune: Two high schools in Gilbert are in the midst of a competition to get a burger named after them for a month at a new downtown restaurant. Gilbert High School and Mesquite High have spent the last two-plus weeks competing in a contest to see which school can get the most hashtags for Zinburger Wine + …

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