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3 months ago

First Superman Comic Book Sells for Record-Breaking $3.2 Million

The cover price says 10 cents, but “Action Comics” No. 1 — the first comic book to feature Superman — just sold for a whole lot more than than that. In an eBay auction that ended Sunday evening, the 1938 comic fetched $3,207,852.  48 bids in total were received. “The finest known copy of the […]

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3 months ago

Wired 965 Staff on the MTV VMAs

Did you see the Wired965 air staff back up Beyoncé last night? Well if you missed it… the dance moves took almost 4 months for our staff to catch on to. I hope the performance lived up to all the high expectations! -JP (shout out to our video/web guy Justin for making this superimposed pic happen)!

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3 months ago

Consumer Reports: Pregnant Women Should Avoid All Tuna

There are plenty of fish in the sea, but pregnant women need to make sure they eat the right ones. The Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed guidelines suggest that moms-to-be and women who are nursing eat between 8 and 12 ounces (about two to three servings) of low-mercury seafood a week. Light canned […]

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3 months ago

STUDY: Yoga Clothes Are More Popular Than Yoga

Traditionally, Americans only see the inside of a gym from January 2- January 15, before giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. Their actual need for athletic apparel is minimal. This does not stop Americans from buying athletic apparel as fast as they can. The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. athletic apparel market will grow by 50% in the next six […]

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3 months ago

Take “The Backpack Challenge”

Everyone and their mom has pretty much done the ice bucket challenge for ALS. In the same spirit of doing something good for those in need… I challenge YOU to do the #BackpackChallenge benefiting Philadelphia foster kids. 1) Go to any Five Below location.  2) Purchase backpacks and school supplies. 3) Leave them there as […]

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3 months ago

Thai Woman Posts More Than 12,000 Selfies on Instagram

Kim Kardashian has competition as the queen of selfies. Instagram user Mortao Maotor of Bangkok has posted more than 12,000 selfies on the social media website. Mortao, which is not her real name, has 20,000 followers and snaps an average of 200 selfies per week. She is not the stereotypical selfie-taking teenager but a married […]

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3 months ago

STUDY: Women Drink More Wine (but Spend Less on It) Than Men

A study by research firm Canadean confirms what we always knew to be true: Women are drinking far more wine than men. But the twist? They also spending less money on it. In a true win-win scenario for women, the study found that while women drink wine in order to relax and unwind, and seek […]

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3 months ago

Hazelnut Shortage Alarms Nutella Lovers

News hit that poor weather has contributed to a hazelnut shortage, which in turn may contribute to a Nutella shortage. The only reasonable response to this news is to immediately shut down your computer, head home, and bury yourself under your sheets until tomorrow. As we all know, the world’s most addictive chocolate spread sources the […]

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