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10 months ago

Red Bull offers refunds, products to settle deceptive advertising lawsuit

  Consumers who purchased Red Bull energy drinks in a retail store in the past 10 years can now get reimbursed for their purchase. That’s thanks to a settlement between Red Bull and consumers who filed a class action lawsuit claiming Red Bull was deceptive and lied in its advertising. Red Bull GmbH, the maker […]


10 months ago

CDC Director Compares Ebola Outbreak to AIDS Epidemic

As if this virus isn’t scary enough. This is the last thing the world needs. ———- “In my 30 years in public health, the only thing that has been like this is AIDS.” The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Thursday that the world must act to prevent the current Ebola […]


10 months ago

​Study Finds Sexting Is the New First Base for Teens

  We are truly in the digital era. Gone are the days when the beginning of adolescent foreplay meant making out with a side of heavy petting. According to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, sexting is so normal among teens today that it’s the new first base. ———- So, what do we call […]

Unfair Park

10 months ago

Dallas Newspaper Picks the Wrong Week for its “Taste of Africa Comes to Dallas!” Cover

  Dallas Weekly, one of the city’s main black-owned newspapers, just published its latest issue online. The issue date suggests the…


10 months ago

Woman named Isis wants media to stop using ISIS

  This is not the ISIS you’re looking for. ———- Isis was the 575th most popular baby name in 2013. It’s also the name of the most frightening terrorist organization in the world. So…the terrorists named ISIS have made things tough for all the WOMEN named Isis. Isis Martinez of Miami, Florida is one of […]

The Huffington Post

10 months ago

Scroguard: A Scrotal Condom For The Common Man

  This might be the best form of birth control to hit the market yet — because nobody will have sex with you if you wear it.  


10 months ago

Thom Yorke’s BitTorrent release had over a million downloads in six days

  So, how did Thom Yorke’s latest music-distribution venture go? Pretty well, it seems. The Radiohead-frontman’s second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, achieved over a million downloads in six days via BitTorrent Bundle, according to the peer-to-peer network’s blog. ———— Trent Reznor tried it and went back to the traditional route. I wonder how it will work for Thom […]


10 months ago

Nicholas Sparks being sued over allegations of racism, homophobia

  Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks is being sued by a former headmaster of Sparks’ school in New Bern, who accuses the writer of being a homophobic, anti-Semitic racist, according to lawsuit documents obtained by NewsChannel 12.

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