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Michael Phelps Ends Historic Career in Rio
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, went out on a high note Saturday night in Rio capping off a historic career the likes will most likely not be repeated for quite a long time if ever.
Phelps capped off his final Rio competition with a gold-medal earning performance in the 400-me…
At Least 5 Dead in Devastating Louisiana Floods
At least 5 people are dead and many more are still unaccounted for as heavy rains pounded Louisiana over the weekend.
As of this morning, 10,000 people are in shelters and 20,000 have been rescued from rising flood waters in Southern Louisiana with more rain forecast through today...
Burger King to Introduce “Whopperito”
As if America isn't fat enough (myself included) Burger King has announced plans to roll out something they're hoping to appeal to the Taco Bell demographic (stoners and teenagers....and stoned teenagers) called the Whopperito. It's pretty self explanatory...
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Disease Breakthrough
Remember the Ice Bucket challenge? It was all the rage back in 2014. Hell, I even went big with the challenge having a front end loader full of ice water dumped over my head. Well, good news from all that money raised...it worked!
Now, the ALS Association says money raised from the viral trend hel…
90’s TV Psychic “Miss Cleo” Dies at Age 53
Famous TV psychic "Miss Cleo" has passed away at this morning after a long bout with cancer. She was 53.
Cleo, who's real name was Youree Harris, shot to fame portraying a Jamaican psychic during the 90's with her famous catch phrase "CALL ME NOW"
Miss Cl…
Victoria Hastings Closing It’s Doors
Hastings' fate has been somewhat in limbo since the company announced in mid-June that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Rumors swirled about the store staying open, followed by rumors the store would be closing. Earlier this month, they suspended movie and video game rental until a buy…
Nintendo Bringing Back Original NES In Mini Form
My inner child just squealed like a 12 year old girl at a Taylor Swift concert. Nintendo announced it is launching The Nintendo Classic Mini a smaller version of the popular 80s console.
To make it even better, it’ll have some of its best games preloaded...
Uh Oh, Pokemon GO Accidentally Got People Active Again
Unless you've been living inside a Pokeball by now you've heard about Pokemon GO. It's the latest craze for your smart phone and it has had side effects people weren't expecting...it's actually getting people off the couch, outside and socializing...
Tim Duncan Announces Retirement
Sad news out of San Antonio this morning as longtime Spurs fixture Tim Duncan announced this morning that he plans on hanging up the jersey after 19 years as a Spur.
Since drafting Duncan, the Spurs won five championships and posted a 1,072-438 regular season record, giving the team a ...

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