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So Why IS It Called an “Oscar?”

 

Unless you live in a cave, or under a rock (or just don't watch tv) you probably know the Academy Awards are this weekend. But why is the coveted little statue called the "Oscar?"

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Meet My Dog, Chubby

You've heard the saying that pets look like they're owners, well,  let's just take that a step further.

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Former Homeless Man Ted Williams Is Getting His Own Reality Show

TED WILLIAMS . . . the former homeless man with the so-called "golden voice" . . . has landed his own reality show.  (--And it's NOT a rehab show, despite the fact that Ted has been struggling to stay sober in the midst of all his newfound fame.)

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Do You Agree?

"The Economist" has rated Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the most liveable city in the United States. The magazine bases their ratings on stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure.

Despite topping the U.S., Pittsburgh was only the 29th most highly rated city in the world. Among other U.S. cities, Honolulu came in 30th, Los Angeles 44th and New York 56th.

The number one city overall was Vancouver, Canada and the top ten was dominated by cities from Canada and Australia. Harare, Zimbabwe was rated the least livable city in the world. Read on to see the top 10 in the U.S.

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Happy Presidents Day, John Hanson

Yes according to sources, George Washington was really our ninth President, let me explain.

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Drivers Face Added Penalties Using Mobile Phones
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Driving While Intalksicated

Driving while talking on your cellphone should have the same punishment as a DUI, if you fail the field variaty test, it's off too Prison, Jail, The Cooler, The Poky, The Big house, Sing Sing, The Rock, The Pit, The Hole, The Slammer, The Concrete Cubical.

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(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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Do You Have Bad Breath and Not Know It? Here’s How to Tell . . . And How to Get Rid of It

Okay..this is a little bit icky...but good information!  According to an article on CNN.com, 90 million Americans have bad breath.  And you might be one of them but not even realize it.  That's because you smell your own breath every single day, so your brain gets used to it, and you stop noticing.

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A New Study Finds There’s One Occasion Where It’s Actually Safer To Drive and Talk On Your Phone

Unless you're willfully ignorant . . . you've heard how dangerous it is to talk on your cell phone while you're driving.  Experts say it can be even more dangerous than driving drunk.

--Well, a study from the University of Kansas just found the one occasion where it's actually SAFER to drive and talk on your phone.

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2011 Grammy Photos

 Miranda Lambert, Chris Young and Martina McBride all confidently arrived at the 2011 Grammy Awards on Feb. 13, 2011, and we’ve got the red carpet pictures showing what they wore for the music industry’s biggest night of the year.

Lambert chose a shiny, asymmetrical metal number a

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Valentimes Day

February 14th, a day that means more to women, than any other day. Some women will say this is not true, but don't be fooled my fellow man. This is the day women compare their man against all others by comparing what they get as gifts to what other women got from their honey

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Country Music 2011 Grammy Nominations

Country music has infiltrated the 2011 Grammy nominations, with Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown Band, Jamey Johnson and more up for some huge awards, while the music of Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert transcends into multiple-genre categories.   READ MORE...

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Ken Has Options

Barbi and Ken are all over facebook and twitter, asking the general public if they should get back together. Like allot of people, I didn't know they broke up, who knew?

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