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Memorial Held At World Trade Center Site On 11th Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks
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New York Prepares For The 11th Anniversary Memorial Of 9/11 [Gallery]

New York pauses each year on the 10th of September to get ready to honor the brave men and women that died in the September 11th attacks.  Below you will find a gallery of images of residents of New York taking that pause.

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New Study Finds That Brazil Is the Leading Crack-Cocaine Market

The world might be a giant asylum of soul-sucking gutter junkies fighting for their next meal on the excruciating edge of a devil-sharp machete, as new research pinpoints crack-cocaine usage in the millions, with Brazil the world’s leading a speed-freak society.

According to a recent study conducted by the Federal University of Sao Paulo, about six million adult Brazilians have tried cocaine products, as have nearly 442,000 of the country’s young people.

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Quadruple Amputee Swims Every Intercontinental Strait, Makes History

Well, we were feeling pretty proud of ourselves for finally looking up that Couch to 5k thing, but it’s going to take a little more than that to impress Phillippe Croizon. The quadruple amputee has made history by swimming intercontinental straits linking Oceania, Asia, Europe, America and Africa.

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Russian Authorities Hunt for More Members of Pussy Riot

Russian police have not stopped their efforts to silence outspoken punk band Pussy Riot, even after three members of the group were sentenced to two years in jail for “hooliganism.” Reuters reports that officials want to find other members of the all-female band who also took part in the February protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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North Korea Allows New Civil Liberties – Kim Jong-Un Legalizes Pizza and Pants

Astonishing news out of North Korea was recently announced. Kim Jong-Un has loosened up policies in the country to create more civil liberties.  The North Korean leader has announced that pizza, women's pants, and cell phones are now legal.  Now all they have to work on are those pesky human rights issues, crippling poverty levels, and nationwide famine outbreaks.  One step at a time, though...

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The Olympics… By The Numbers [Infographic]

Here is a sweeeeet little breakdown of the numbers behind the most epic sporting event in the world!


Created by: www.MBAOnline.com

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The Cult Survive Bus Crash in Croatia

For a lot of people, the experience of riding on a bus in Croatia would probably be at least mildly disconcerting all by itself, but members of veteran rock band the Cult took things one step further this week by narrowly escaping serious harm — or worse — in an early morning automotive accident.

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When Zombies Attack… In Miami Florida? [GRAPHIC CONTENT]

Yesterday afternoon where all the crazy happens, in Miami, Florida, a 65 year old homeless man named Ronald Poppo was eaten alive today by a 31 year old "Zombie" named Rudy Eugene. Yes... this really happened. At about 2:30 EST on Tuesday Afternoon

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Another Deadly Stage Collapse, This Time in Belgium [Video]

Another stage has collapsed at an outdoor concert, reportedly killing at least four people.

The stage at the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium succumbed to heavy rains and wind earlier today, collapsing into the crowd that had gathered to watch Chicago-based band the Smith Westerns.

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Robber Kept As Sex Slave In Russian Hair Salon

This completely blew my mind when I first read it.  The Daily Mail, a British news outlet, posted a story with this headline: Robber who broke into hair salon is beaten by its black-belt owner and kept as a sex slave for three days... fed only Viagra.  I had to stop and do a double take on this one... WTF!?  Was my first reaction to the story.

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World’s Most Pierced Woman Gets Married

With nearly 7,000 piercings, you'd think the only thing Elaine Davidson could attract is a refrigerator magnet.

But you'd be wrong.

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NHL Player Picks Up Hitchhiking Bono in Canada

Edmonton Oilers' center Gilbert Brule could have sworn he saw U2 frontman Bono hitchhiking on the side of a Canadian road Tuesday.

Kelsey Nichols, his girlfriend and the driver of the car that had allegedly just whizzed past the rock icon, had her

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