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Have Red Eyes From Being in a Pool? That’s Caused by Pee

You know, we could have lived our whole lives without learning this.

The CDC just released a statement on why you sometimes get red, itchy, burning eyes when you go swimming in a pool. If you always assumed (like we did) that it was because of the chlorine, you're wrong. It's caused by all of the people peeing in the water.

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All of Those IPAs You’re Drinking are Giving You Man Boobs

We residents of Beer City, USA know that IPAs are more popular ever. And let's be honest, there are a lot of great things about them: they have more complex tastes, higher alcohol content, and you just look cooler drinking them.

But here's a pretty big downside: they're giving you man boobs.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: July 2015

July is almost upon us and it’s going to be a good month for Netflix users, as the streaming service is adding a whole slew of new movies and TV shows, including a bunch of exclusives. Cult comedy fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of the return of Wet Hot American Summer as a new series featuring the original cast, and standup fans will get a brand-new special from Rush Hour star Chris Tucker. Plus, there’s a whole slew of recent hits from television and cinemas (The Guest!). Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in July.

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Eric Zane’s Epic Studio Coffee Disaster [Video]

About a year ago, our old, dingy studio was ripped apart and we moved into a fancy new studio with fancy new equipment.

The centerpiece of the new studio was a new audio board that cost about a billion dollars and has a thousand or so buttons. Basically, it's the last place in the world that you'd want to spill a cup of coffee. On Friday morning, Zane did just that.

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Corey Taylor Says Slipknot to ‘Take a Couple Years Off’ After Current Tour [Video]

 

Slipknot have been busy: Their new album .5 The Gray Chapter dropped in the fall and they've been been touring like crazy-- including rocking Grand Rapids last month.

Frontman Corey Taylor has a ton going on too: His other band Stone Sour is working on a series of covers EPs, he's got a new book out, plus he's acting.

In a June 18 interview with RockSvierge Taylor shared that after their current touring schedule ends, Slipknot will take a break for a few years.

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Hamburg, Michigan Attempts to Break Guinness Record for Doughnut Line

Now, that is a tasty sounding headline.

Why the folks in Hamburg Township, Michigan went for doughnuts and not hamburgers, I'm unsure, but they sure did a heck of a job lining up 24,000 doughnuts to go after the existing Guiness World Record for longest doughnut line!

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Wes Scantlin Forgot to Board His Plane to Play in Flint Tonight – Show Cancelled

Wes Scantlin is becoming a huge joke, with stupid move after stupid move. He keeps getting arrested, and failing to act like a professional more and more.

Today's amazing story comes out of Flint. Puddle of Mudd has had a show scheduled at The Machine Shop for tonight, but apparently, Mr. Scantlin couldn't be bothered to board the plane and fly to Flint. So the Puddle of Mudd show is cancelled.

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