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Are we too sensitive?

Forever 21 has pulled its "Allergic to Algebra" shirts, after receiving complaints from critics and retail customers.  Just weeks ago,  JCPenney's pulled their, "I'm too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me". Critics say that these shirts are telling young girls that it is more important to be pretty than smart. A senior marketing manager for Forever 21 released a statement, saying, “We would like to apologize to our customers as our intent was not to discredit education and we are taking the proper actions necessary.”

14 Household uses for Beer (Who knew?)

1. Trap slugs and snails: Place dishes or jars of beer around your garden, especially in the evening. In the morning, the slimy critters, which have been drawn by the beer's aroma/fermentation, will have drowned. The beer can be re-used until it evaporates for garden pest control.

2. Trap fruit flies: If you keep a compost pail in your kitchen, you will also likely have fruit flies. Just place a jar or can of beer on the kitchen counter. Cover the top with plastic wrap or paper, leaving a small opening for the flies to get into.

Captain Save-a-Ho

A self-professed ‘protector of women' was busted for public intoxication at an Iowa City, Iowa mall.

He told cops he's "needed" there to "protect women." He goes by the name "Captain Save-A-Ho."

He looked hammered and told cops he was "a little drunk" but refused breath tests.

He's been charged with public intoxication.


20 things that kill more people (annually) than sharks

Happy Shark Week!  You might be surprised by some of these on the list.  Click here.


That's an interesting place to keep your drugs

A woman was busted trying to sneak crack into a Florida jail by hiding it in her vagina.

The 37-year-old woman was being escorted through the jail by deputies when she dropped a clear tube.  Then, an orange cigar tube fell from her vagina. It landed on the floor.

The tube contained crack. Another clear tube was also found in her vagina.  Both clear tubes contained crack residue. 

She was arrested on several charges and more charges were added for trying to bring the drugs into jail.   

5 Foods you should stop eating (according to this)

According to the magazine "Prevention", here are five foods you should never eat, because they're loaded with toxins and chemicals.  And chances are, you eat ALL of them regularly.



#1.)  Canned Tomatoes.  The linings in tin cans contain a synthetic compound called BPA that's been linked to reproductive problems, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity.  And it's especially bad for kids.  (--BPA stands for bisphenol-A.)




Strange but scientifically proven health remedies

If you’re prone to allergies, you might want to reconsider that mustache.  One study suggests that men who washed their moustaches twice a day with liquid soap used fewer antihistamines and decongestants.

Dear Future Husband

If you could write little notes to your future husband / wife or if you're married and could rewind time and write a note to the person you're with what would it say?  Check out THIS lady's blog.

20 Things your server doesn't tell you

20 Secrets Your Waiter Won't Tell You from a 'Readers Digest' survey of servers

1.We put sugar in your kids' meals so kids will like them more. We even put extra sugar in the dough for the kids' pizzas.

2. If you're a vegetarian and you ask if we use vegetable stock, I’m going to say yes even if we don’t. You’ll never know the difference.

3.At a lot of restaurants, the special is whatever they need to sell before it goes bad. Especially watch out for the soup of the day.

What is Smelly Hair Syndrome?

Do you have it?  (Is there anything grosser than the phrase Smelly Hair?)


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