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May 19, 2011


1. Did The 'Botox Mom' Lie About Giving Her 8-Year-Old Daughter Injections?
Frankly, everything about this story is gross. Kerry Campbell went on Good Morning America to talk about how she injected her 8-year-old daughter, Britney, with Botox in order to give her a competitive edge in beauty pageants. The segment included photos of what appeared to be Campbell giving injections to her daughter and an interview [...]

2. Did The 'Botox Mom' Lie About Giving Her 8-Year-Old Daughter Injections?
Only in Hollywood: The makers of a new movie have decided to recreate the iconic Hollywood sign rather than, you know, film the actual one. The decision has been taken by the producers of Rock of Ages to turn the hardly inspiring Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park â€" frequently called Mount Trashmore by nearby residents [...]

3. Is Normal Beer Too Manly For You? Carlsberg Develops 'Gender Neutral' Brand
Scandinavia is no stranger to gender equality in the boardroom. But now Danish brewer Carlsberg is putting the ale into female with its new gender neutral beer. The beer ensures lager loving ladies (and their metro-sexual counterparts) won't get left behind. And with its sleek design and "natural ingredients" of wheat malt and rice, who can resist? Dubbed [...]

4. Q&A: Tommy Edison, The Blind Film Critic With a Big YouTube Following
You may have heard of him by now: the film critic who's never seen a movie. Tommy Edison only began critiquing films recently, but his video reviews have already gone viral around the web. It's not just his sense of humor, infectious laugh and affable personality that make his reviews amazing (though, that all helps, [...]

5. Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? Businesses Offer to Care For Pets, Post-Rapture
If the Rapture happened right now, what would happen to your pets? With the latest apocalypse theory suggesting the world will end on May 21, those who believe it are exploring ways to care for Fido after they journey to heaven. Hoping to capitalize on the uncertainty of these pet owners, atheists and other non-Christians [...]

6. FBI Seeks Unabomber's DNA in 1982 Tylenol Poisoning Case
The FBI is investigating the notorious Unabomber's involvement in the Chicago-area Tylenol killings. Ted Kaczynski, the man behind the mail bombings that spanned nearly two decades, is currently serving a life sentence in a Colorado prison. He claims he had no involvement in lacing Tylenol capsules with potassium cyanide, a crime that killed seven people [...]

7. Catholic Church in Florida Planning to Pray For Osama bin Laden
An unlikely prayer request from a parishioner has created conflict within a Catholic church in West Palm Beach, Fla. Henry Borga added Osama bin Laden's name to his church's list of prayer requests for Sunday Mass â€" and the Church accepted it. This Sunday, Father Gavin Badway intends on leading his congregation in  prayer for five [...]

8. Reading While Eating for May 19: Coffee, Crocheting and Commercial Aviation
Take a look at burgers, bloopers and brand new inventions in today's links. Tweeting Trip-up: One member of the secret service got his personal Twitter and the U.S. Secret Service's Twitter confused. Oops! (The Daily What) Crocheted Crib: See an entirely knitted apartment. (Buzz Feed) Just Right: Check out a new device that will keep [...]

9. Watch: Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem Dunks Twice on the Bulls
NewsFeed has been watching the saga of the Miami Heat since LeBron James so publicly announced that he, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh would be joining forces to form a superteam. We just didn't believe it would be a superteam. But they're in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, folks, and they're silencing people who didn't [...]

10. What Would MacGyver Do? Website Chronicles Everything He Created
If you ever need to escape from a make-do prison of a South American drug lord or to retrieve a poisonous canister from a crash site in the Burmese jungle and, well, feel a little under prepared for the task, do not despair. Ask MacRecipes, the MacGyver encyclopedic resource on all the tips and tricks [...]


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