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Worst Case of Autocorrect Causes School-Wide Lockdown

It’s happened to everyone — you text your husband or wife, “I love you with every fiber of my being,” but your phone actually sends, “I love you with every fiber of malaysia.” Most of the time it’s funny, but one person experienced the worst case of autocorrect ever. So bad, in fact, that it prompted a school-wide lockdown.

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Baby Sloth In a Onesie May Destroy the Internet With Cuteness

Sloths don’t just look adorable, they also have some pretty adorable habits. For example, the orphaned baby sloths in the Avarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica hug stuffed animals at all times as a way to mimic the interaction they would be having with their mother. Also, they wear tiny onesies. It’s enough cuteness to quite possibly cause the internet to collapse in on itself. 

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Category: Animals
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Who’s America Favorite News Personality? – Survey of the Day

These days, there are a lot of different characters on TV spoon-feeding us current events, but it looks like there’s one face in particular that America likes hearing them from more.

Harris Interactive asked 2,016 adults to name their three favorite news personalities and the number one who topped the list was…

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Category: Sports News
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How Are You Adapting to Facebook and Other Social Media? – Survey of the Day

Now that people are getting more used to being on social networks like Facebook they seem to be getting more picky about whom they are sharing their information with.

According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, 63 percent of social media network users removed people from their friend rolls in 2011, which was up from the 56 percent of those who did so in 2009.

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Ryan Seacrest Gets Kim Jong-II’s Ashes Dumped on Him by Sacha Baron Cohen

After some negotiations, Sacha Baron Cohen’s Admiral Aladeen character from ‘The Dictator’ was allowed to attend the Oscars. And, not so surprisingly, it didn’t take long for him to cause trouble.

During an interview with Ryan Seacrest, he managed to dump the ashes of recently deceased North Korean leader Kim Jong-II all over the ubiqitious host.

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Category: Sports News, TV News
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Woman Tries to Hide From News Camera, Fails Spectacularly

If you happen to be a newscaster who isn’t so sure of the material you’re supposed to read, one way of limiting mistakes is concentrating very hard on the Teleprompter. Kara Manelli of WUFT in Gainesville, Florida displays this technique to a T as she finishes a story about a student housing lottery. She’s concentrating so hard, she doesn’t notice the woman behind her awkwardly trying to hide from the camera. 

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Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day

Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is split on whether America is entering into a period of economic recovery.

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‘Simpsons’ Fans Set Guinness World Record for Continuous TV Watching

When we heard about ‘The Simpsons’ Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge, in which ‘Simpsons’ fanatics would compete to see who could watch all 500 episodes of Springfield’s finest in a row, we said it couldn’t be done. Eighty-six hours and 37 minutes of continuous TV watching without any sleep just seemed too much for any human to endure, even though ‘Simpsons’ fans are made of strong stuff (and also beer and doughnuts).

It turns out we were wrong.

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Is Your Cell Phone Or Your Spouse More Helpful? — Survey of the Day

It wasn’t so long ago that all you could do on a cell phone is make or receive calls.

Now these amazing mini-computers will tell you where you are, where you need to go, and provide you a movie to watch while you get there. Spouses, on the other hand, more or less have the same abilities as they’ve always had.

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