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Bikini Swimsuit Fashion Hits 65th Birthday Named in Atomic Warfare

July 5, 2011 6:41pm by copythis

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It's a birthday, one very special day for fans of summer. While it's made for women, it's biggest fan is probably men: The "bikini" turns 65 years old just one day after the Fourth of July--and it's name is derived from atomic warfare. Really.

Invented in 1946, the fashion swimsuit was dubbed "bikini" after Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands -- the site of atomic bomb testing. Read more

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New Study Claims "Gaydar" Improves to Match Odds of Pregnancy

July 4, 2011 12:27am by hearit

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Women like to believe they're good at knowing or guessing men's sexual orientation--but research says there's times "gaydar" gets better. A study in Psychological Science says females better identify gay men when they've got good reason, like when they're most likely to get pregnant. Read more

11-Year-Old Buy Stuns Slated as Next Biggest Couture Fashion Designer

July 2, 2011 2:19am by editor

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Meet one of the world's hottest new fashion designers: He's got wants for Paris and Milan runway shows. Amazingly, Christoper Abella is an 11-year-old boy--but age doesn't mean anything to the boy dedicated to designing couture gowns. He's going to be the world's next biggest fashion designer. Read more

They May Be Murderers Enjoy Wedded Bliss Behind O.C. Jail House Bars

July 1, 2011 11:22pm by hearit

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When you find true love, it's hard to pass up--even for murderers. It turns out "The O.C." isn't known just for reality shows. There's a famous pair that resides behind "the Orange Curtain". Two jail inmates share a wedding ceremony behind bars, and they're ready to live a life together, forever. Read more

Wedding Turns Sour for Bad Teacher Woman Sprays Cops with Breast Milk

July 1, 2011 9:30pm by hearit

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Mother's milk has been used for many things--including a base for a London breast milk flavored ice cream dubbed "Baby Gaga"--but the natural nourishment has never been utilized quite as creatively as a Delaware teacher's use: A drunken, Ohio teach Read more

Porta Potty Peeper Hiding in Toilets Covered in Feces at Yoga Festival

June 29, 2011 2:44pm by copythat

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What does a man covered in feces look like? According to Boulder police, this man (less the human waste). It started when a woman at a yoga festival used a Porta-Potty and swore she saw something move in the "tank" when opening the lid. It ended with a feces-covered guy running through the Hanuman Yoga Festival in Colorado.

People certainly have some beyond-strange fetishes. Read more

Gangster Whitey Bulger Hid Guns in Hollowed Out History Books

June 28, 2011 5:32pm by copythat

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People may stash valuables in "books" and apparently mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is no exception. He used 'em for guns. There's no escaping the irony that one of the most famous mobsters in U.S. history has been using no less than hollowed-out history books to hide weapons--in a home housing pictures of cats on the walls. Read more

Russia Woman Wakes at Own Funeral in Coffin Dies from Heart Attack

June 28, 2011 1:50pm by hearit

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It's pretty much the thing nightmares are made of: A woman dies, the "second time", of heart failure--after going into shock from waking up at her own funeral service. The Russia woman had been lying in a coffin when her eyes opened and she subsequently went into shock over the realization she was about to be buried alive. Read more

San Francisco Mayor Pushes Tap Water While City Slates Huge 25% Price Hikes

June 28, 2011 12:49am by hearit

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We've noticed something odd: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is kicking off "Shape Up San Francisco"--a soda-free summer (supposedly) designed to tackle obesity and diabetes in the Bay Area. But the mayor's got one interesting, very specific suggestion that could make waves. Water may be good for health. But local tap water may be good for financial health, of a city. Read more

Lawless Stops Lawlessness Walmart Woman Stops Robbers Jumps Car

June 27, 2011 5:45pm by copythis

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She's not Lucy Lawless but she is a Lawless—and she is a “Princess Warrior” of sorts, who doesn't believe in lawlessness. A Texas woman singlehandedly stops Walmart robbers by jumping on the hood of a getaway car when no one other customers bother helping. Read more

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