The 10 Most Dangerously Ill-Conceived Theme Park Rides of All Time

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The very idea behind theme park rides is to scare people. They attract the thrill-seeking, the naive and the stupid in their millions every year. Remember when you were a kid and you always wondered if the rides really were that dangerous? Well, turns out some of them were. Neurotics beware: here lie enough horror…

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Wanted for Assault on Female Bartender

Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. isn’t living up to his last name: Police in New Orleans have issued an arrest warrant for misdemeanor battery against the actor after he was accused of shoving a female bartender during a dispute early Tuesday.

Phelps takes Silver in 200M Fly; Ties Olympic Medal Record

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Michael Phelps may not have started the London Olympics with the Gold that he wanted but that isn’t stopping him from setting some new records. Today at the Aquatic Center, Phelps took the silver in the 200m fly, earning his 18th medal overall. 14 gold, two silvers and two bronze, joining Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina…

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Blake Shelton apologizes for Turtle-Killing Tweet

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Country superstar and The Voice coach, Blake Shelton, has apologized for a tweet that went awry. “Does anyone know if the Eastern Box turtle is protected in Oklahoma? If so I didn’t just swerve to the shoulder of the road to smash one,” Shelton tweeted. Blake, known on Twitter for his interesting sense of humor,…

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Dirk Nowitzki married in Kenyan traditional ceremony

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Dallas Mavericks star, Dirk Nowitzki married his girlfriend of a year, Jessica Olsson, in a traditional African wedding ceremony in Kenya. Nowitzki and Olsson were married in a traditional Kikuyu wedding ceremony, commonly referred to as Ngurario. The ceremony took place over the July 15th weekend. Following the ceremony, the couple celebrated with guests danced…

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Missy Franklin grabs Gold; Gets a Tweet from Justin Bieber

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17-year old Missy Franklin captured our nation last night when she won Gold in 100M Backstroke. The Colorado native set an American record with 58.33 seconds last night, after 14 minutes before, she qualified in the 200m freestyle.

10 Kids’ Movies That Are Actually Deeply Disturbing

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Its difficult to decide whether or not we should be grateful that at some point during our youth there was at least one movie director happy to teach kids some real life lessons — that life is not as easy as we thought it was and that bad things will happen. It certainly toughens you…

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“Saved by the Bell” Star Elizabeth Berkley Gives Birth to Son

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It’s been a big summer for the kids of Saved by the Bell: An all grown-up Lark Voorhies will star in a VH1 reality soap (Miss You Much) premiering next month; Mark-Paul Gosselaar tied the knot for the second time over the weekend; and Elizabeth Berkley hit Twitter Monday to announce that she had recently…

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Jordyn Wieber’s mom reacts to Silly Olympic Rule

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The reigning World Champion, Jordyn Wieber, broke down on Sunday at the end of team qualifying. Wieber, who was edged out by teammates Gabby Douglas and Alexandra Raisman, to compete in the All Around Finals. Thanks to a new rule change, each country is only allowed to send their top 2 athletes to the All-Around,…

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Bollywood invades the Playboy Mansion

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Bollywood has sent its first representative to the Playboy Mansion. Sherlyn Chopra, a Bollywood film actor, will become the first woman from India to strip naked in Playboy. “I have become the first Indian to pose naked for Playboy,” Chopra said to the BBC, “and nobody can take away that achievement from me.”