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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Couples That Spoon May Be The Happiest


A new study by British researchers suggests couples’ sleeping positions might reflect their happiness. Whether you spoon or sleep back-to-back is an indicator of how happy and satisfied you and your partner are in your relationship.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Arrest Warrant Issued For Ferry Captain As Search For 268 People Continues


Officials are seeking an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized Wednesday. Rescuers continue to battle poor weather conditions in their search for more than 260 missing passengers.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

What’s Beef? Raekwon vs RZA


If you’re anticipating a new Wu-Tang album with appearances from the entire Clan, you might not want to hold your breath. Internal static between the original members has been an ongoing storyline for some time now, but Raekwon made his feelings abundantly clear in an interview with Rolling Stone that was published today. The gist of it is: Rae is not happy with RZA at all. He’s not happy with where RZA is going with the album creatively (wherever that may be), and he’s not happy with his contract situation.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Making the News


Ed Mitchell is a former Reuters, BBC and ITN TV journalist who filed for bankruptcy and lost everything in 2007. Making the News reflects on a period of life when Ed was homeless, living on Brighton’s seafront.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Lamar Odom Signs with the Knicks and Agrees to a Divorce


The New York Knicks announced that they have signed forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season. So… for Wednesday. But the deal is a multi-year deal that is reportedly non-guaranteed for next season. It allows the Knicks to evaluate Odom’s condition and commitment over the summer and then decide if they want to keep him… He’s also agreed to sign the divorce papers with soon to be ex-wife Khloe Kardashian.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The First Marijuana Vending Machine


American Green has unveiled the first ever marijuana vending machine called the ‘Zazz machine’ in Eagle-Vail, Colorado. Installed just outside Montana’s Smokehouse barbecue, the machine will be stocked with products from cannabis company Herbal Elements.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Gary Payton: “Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook NOT on my level”


Gary Payton‘s never been one to hold back. MVP? Kevin Durant, no question. LeBron? He won it two years in a row, but now it’s a new era. Russell Westbrook? He’s the new-school point guard but there are only three real lead guards left.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Asian Smog: The reason why our storms are getting worse


After looking at the photo above, it doesn’t seem so ridiculous that “fresh air” is being auctioned off in China for hundreds of dollars. Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. Researchers have found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds into weather systems in other parts of the world. Thanks China.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Ice Cube Rants About Paul Walker Winning Best On Screen Duo


Walker and “Fast & Furious 6″ co-star Vin Diesel beat out Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, who top-lined “Ride Along” together, for Best On-Screen Duo at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, and Ice Cube joked to USA Today that his loss was the result of Walker fans’ “sympathy” vote.

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Poker Champ Phil Ivey Cheated His Way To $9.6 Million


The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., believes the professional card player Phil Ivey used a technique called “edge sorting” to bilk the establish out of millions of dollars. In a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday, the Borgata accuses Ivey and an unnamed accomplice of manipulating a flaw in a certain type of playing card to identify valuable cards in baccarat, the Associated Press reported. According to the lawsuit, Ivey used the method, known as “edge sorting,” to earn $9.6 million during four visits to the casino in 2012.