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Homicide No Longer a Leading Cause of Death
Los Angeles Times
For the first time since 1965, homicide was not one of the nation's top 15 causes of death in 2010, according to new data from the CDC. The top 15 were: heart disease, cancer, lower respiratory disease, stroke, accidents, Alzheimer's, diabetes, kidney disease, influenza and pneumonia, suicide, septicemia, liver disease, hypertension, Parkinson's, and pneumonitis. 1/11/14 6:59pm ET
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Actually, it's just because we're getting worse at it.
1/11/12 7:02pm ET
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Homicide No Longer a Leading Cause of Death
Los Angeles Times
For the first time since 1965, homicide was not one of the nation's top 15 causes of death in 2010, according to new data from the CDC. The top 15 were: heart disease, cancer, lower respiratory disease, stroke, accidents, Alzheimer's, diabetes, kidney disease, influenza and pneumonia, suicide, septicemia, liver disease, hypertension, Parkinson's, and pneumonitis. 1/11/14 6:59pm ET
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I blame video games.
1/11/12 7:02pm ET
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New Crab Species Dubbed 'The Hoff'
BBC News
British scientists have found prodigious numbers of a new species of crab on the Southern Ocean floor that they have dubbed ''The Hoff'' because of its hairy chest, in honor of the often bare-chested American actor David Hasselhoff. 1/4/14 1:58pm ET
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Funny, Hasselhoff is the last member of the Baywatch cast I would've picked to have crabs named after him.
1/4/12 2:11pm ET
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New Crab Species Dubbed 'The Hoff'
BBC News
British scientists have found prodigious numbers of a new species of crab on the Southern Ocean floor that they have dubbed ''The Hoff'' because of its hairy chest, in honor of the often bare-chested American actor David Hasselhoff. 1/4/14 1:58pm ET
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The scientists are at a loss to explain how the species has thrived in its environment. Just as they are for its namesake.
1/4/12 2:10pm ET
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Rocker Spotted Topless in Hawaii
TMZ
It's once again time for a favorite Kwipster pastime -- in that we've done it once before. See if you can guess whose chest is pictured, ideally in a humorous way. Hints: the person is a rock star, just got engaged, and has a famous daughter. Click through for the answer. 1/4/12 12:06pm ET
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Da-na, da-na. Dude looks like a lady.
1/4/12 1:21pm ET
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New 'Celebrity Apprentice' Cast Announced
People
The cast for the next season of 'Celebrity Apprentice' has been announced. It includes Teresa Giudice and Victoria Gotti (wives); Cheryl Tiegs, Patricia Velasquez, Dayana Mendoza (T&A); Clay Aiken, Dee Snider, Debbie Gibson (sound); Lisa Lampanelli, Arsenio Hall, Adam Carolla (comic relief); Aubrey O'Day, Tia Carrere (people); Lou Ferrigno, Pen Jillette (hulks); George Takei, Paul Teutul Sr., and Michael Andretti (other). 1/4/12 1:05pm ET
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Donald, you're fired.
1/4/12 1:21pm ET
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New 'Celebrity Apprentice' Cast Announced
People
The cast for the next season of 'Celebrity Apprentice' has been announced. It includes Teresa Giudice and Victoria Gotti (wives); Cheryl Tiegs, Patricia Velasquez, Dayana Mendoza (T&A); Clay Aiken, Dee Snider, Debbie Gibson (sound); Lisa Lampanelli, Arsenio Hall, Adam Carolla (comic relief); Aubrey O'Day, Tia Carrere (people); Lou Ferrigno, Pen Jillette (hulks); George Takei, Paul Teutul Sr., and Michael Andretti (other). 1/4/12 1:05pm ET
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Even worse: for many of them, this is a career high point.
1/4/12 1:20pm ET
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Howard Stern to Judge 'America's Got Talent'
Entertainment Weekly
NBC has hired Howard Stern as the new judge of the summer competition series 'America's Got Talent'. The popular radio shock-jock will critique the eclectic talent show, replacing Piers Morgan, and production of the show will move to New York City. 12/15/11 1:15pm ET
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Stern is expected to earn millions from NBC. Almost as much as the FCC.
12/15/11 1:36pm ET
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Hanson Launching Beer Called 'Mmmhop'
NME
Pop band Hanson have revealed they are launching their own brand of beer called 'Mmmhop'. The trio have announced that the beverage -- named after their 1997 number one single 'Mmmbop' -- will be an India pale ale that will be available early next year. 12/1/11 4:20pm ET
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Like the band, the beer is best enjoyed when drunk.
12/1/11 4:26pm ET
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Hanson Launching Beer Called 'Mmmhop'
NME
Pop band Hanson have revealed they are launching their own brand of beer called 'Mmmhop'. The trio have announced that the beverage -- named after their 1997 number one single 'Mmmbop' -- will be an India pale ale that will be available early next year. 12/1/11 4:20pm ET
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Reached for comment, their business manager said, "Mmmstop."
12/1/11 4:22pm ET
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Americans 20 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
The Huffington Post
According to a new Gallup poll, Americans are reporting that they weigh, on average, about 20 pounds more than they did 20 years ago. Men report an average weight of 196 pounds, while women report an average of 160, both up nearly 20 pounds from 1990. 11/28/11 4:55pm ET
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Reached for comment, Americans said, "Not now. I'm eating."
11/28/11 5:06pm ET
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Americans 20 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
The Huffington Post
According to a new Gallup poll, Americans are reporting that they weigh, on average, about 20 pounds more than they did 20 years ago. Men report an average weight of 196 pounds, while women report an average of 160, both up nearly 20 pounds from 1990. 11/28/11 4:55pm ET
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That explains why the only stock to outperform Apple since then is Pancho's Ponchos.
11/28/11 5:04pm ET
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Americans 20 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
The Huffington Post
According to a new Gallup poll, Americans are reporting that they weigh, on average, about 20 pounds more than they did 20 years ago. Men report an average weight of 196 pounds, while women report an average of 160, both up nearly 20 pounds from 1990. 11/28/11 4:55pm ET
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The actual increase is thought to be much higher, given that many people were too fat to get to the phone on time.
11/28/11 5:03pm ET
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Teens Soaking Tampons in Vodka
The Huffington Post
America's teens have found a new way to get drunk: by soaking tampons in vodka and inserting them in their rectums and vaginas. Why? According to Dr. Dan Quan of Phoenix, AZ, ''[It's a] quicker high, they think it's going to last longer, it's more intense.'' 11/15/11 5:57pm ET
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"Son, who taught you how to do that?" "You! I learned it from watching you!"
11/15/11 9:25pm ET
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Herman Cain Calls Michele Bachmann 'Tutti-Frutti'
Politico
In a forthcoming interview with GQ magazine, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was asked what ice cream flavor would best describe fellow GOP hopeful Michele Bachmann. His response: ''I'm not going to say it. I'm not going to say it.... Tutti-frutti.'' Cain also described Mitt Romney as ''plain vanilla'' and Rick Perry as ''rocky road.'' 11/14/11 11:29am ET
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Asked what flavor would best describe Cain, Bachmann responded: "Even I'm not dumb enough to answer that question."
11/14/11 7:35pm ET
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Brad Pitt to Retire from Acting in 3 Years
60 Minutes
In an interview with Australia's '60 Minutes' this weekend, Brad Pitt (47) said he plans to retire from acting in 3 years. After that? ''Hell if I know. I am really enjoying the producing side and development of stories and putting those pieces together. And getting stories to the plate that might have had a tougher time otherwise.'' [VIDEO] 11/14/11 10:45am ET
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There's a 60 Minutes in Australia? I thought they used the metric system.
11/14/11 7:33pm ET
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Gadhafi was Addicted to Sex, Viagra
Daily Mail
According to his former manservant Faisal, late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was a sex addict who would regularly have sex with four or five women in a day. Gadhafi picked up many of the women at Tripoli University, where he gave lectures and had sex with them in a nearby room -- keeping up his stamina with a dangerously extensive intake of Viagra. 11/14/11 4:10pm ET
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Homey sure got some ass. Now who's laughing at his wardrobe?
11/14/11 7:30pm ET
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Sex With Animals Causes Penis Cancer
Gawker
According to a new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, men who have ''intense and long-term'' sex with animals are more likely to develop penis cancer, due to the potential for micro-traumas in the penile tissue and exposure to animal secretions. 11/14/11 4:36pm ET
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In case you needed just one more reason....
11/14/11 7:29pm ET
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Cleaning Woman 'Cleans' $1M Art Piece
AP
A modern art installation valued at $1.1 million has been damaged after an overzealous cleaning woman scrubbed away a patina intended to look like a dried rain puddle. The piece, Martin Kippenberger's ''When it Starts Dripping from the Ceiling,'' remains in place at the Ostwall museum in Germany, where it's on loan from a private collector. 11/7/11 11:29am ET
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On the plus side, now nobody has to pretend they know what a patina is.
11/11/11 6:45pm ET
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4th Woman Accuses Herman Cain of Sexual Harassment
Yahoo! News
A fourth woman has accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment. Represented by attorney Gloria Allred, Sharon Bialek claims that after a business dinner in 1997, the two were sitting in his car when he ''suddenly reached over and put his hand on my leg under my skirt and reached for my genitals'' and moved her head toward his crotch. 11/7/11 6:42pm ET
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And just like Rick Perry, he doesn't remember any of them.
11/11/11 6:44pm ET
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