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April 26, 2011


1. Tumblr of the Week: Dads Are The Original Hipsters http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news43
Yeah they are! The sad thing about hipsters (okay, ONE of the sad things about hipsters) is that they don't even realize how unoriginal their originality is. Guess who had the wild facial hair, sweet glasses, tight pants and smoking pipe long before you did?  Your dad. (Actually, most dads. NewsFeed's dad was being epic [...]

2. Tumblr of the Week: Dads Are The Original Hipsters http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news44
Many burglars adhere to stealing one (or a few) of the three C's: cash, cars or clothes. But one Chicago theft is deviating from the norm. It's the case of who stole human hair from a beauty supply company  â€" and it's leaving cops puzzled. (More on TIME.com: Automated theft machines) Police say a “very [...]

3. Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Little Thor Packs a Major Wallop in VW Ad Parody http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news45
Riffing off the mini Darth Vader in Volkswagen's Super Bowl commercial, Marvel Comics has created a way-cute younger version of their hammer-wielding hero. Thor stomps into theaters on May 6th, but before the day arrives, movie creators thought they'd give us a taste of what the Asgardian's childhood might have looked like. And apparently it [...]

4. Study: Reading At Age 16 May Lead To Professional Success http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news46
Say farewell to field sports and learn to cling to your Kindle. A recent Oxford University sociological study found reading to be the only activity for 16-year-olds that correlates with a managerial or professional job later in life. The study suggests that playing sports, socializing, going to museums or art performances, cooking, sewing, and playing [...]

5. Could Edward Reid Be The Next Susan Boyle? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news47
Glasgow's Edward Reid brings soul to the nursery rhyme. You'll never think of old MacDonald the same way again. On the latest episode of Britain's Got Talent, the 35-year-old drama teacher's dramatic medley of "Old Macdonald", "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star", "Humpty Dumpty", "If You're Happy and You Know it Clap Your Hands" dusts the cobwebs off [...]

6. Seeing Dead People: Lindsay Lohan Will Be Cleaning Morgues http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news48
In her current starring role as alleged shoplifter, Lindsay Lohan will also be cleaning morgues at the local L.A. county coroner. (More on NewsFeed: See key dates of the Lohan stolen necklace saga.) The actress was recently found in violation of her probation after she allegedly stole a $2,500 necklace. In addition to a four-month jail [...]

7. From Girl Fights to Football Wife: Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler to Wed http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news49
Former reality show bad-girl Kristin Cavallari is set to tie the knot with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Will Kristin Cavallari be trading in The Hills and Laguna Beach for the Windy City? Best known for stealing and breaking the hearts of almost any man in her path while playing the perfect frenemy on MTV, [...]

8. Google Doodle: Happy Bird-day, John James Audubon! http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news50
Avian aficionado James John Audubon was born 226 years today and Google honors him with a bird-themed homepage doodle. Audubon was a French-American ornithologist who spent much of his life in Pennsylvania, studying birds extensively and creating original drawings of his field observations. He eventually published these drawings in Birds of America, an expensive work [...]

9. Kate Middleton's Sapphire and Five Other Unusual Engagement Rings http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news51
These celebrities ditched a plain diamond solitaire for a more colorful choice.

10. Reading While Eating for April 26: Perfect Performances http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtzJdBASRffB8H3lrNs-NWTvX/news52
Lights, Camera, Action! Performances of all shapes and sizes take center stage in today's links. Newsfeed hopes they leave you asking for an encore! Shakespeare Meets Social Media: Today, at 4pm, watch a modern remake of Much Ado About Nothing live on Facebook. (All Facebook) Ten Points for Gryffindor: Watch Danielle Radcliffe make his stand-up [...]


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