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Archive for December 2011

Baldwin apologizes to passengers, not airline

Dec 9th, 2011 | By | Category: People

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin issued an apology Wednesday to fellow passengers on an American Airlines flight that was delayed by his refusal to stop playing a cellphone game.   The “30 Rock” actor’s note, posted to the Huffington Post, didn’t apologize to the airline or the flight attendant involved in the Tuesday incident. Instead, Baldwin [...]

Brad Pitt Touched by Evil

Dec 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Popular News

Giddyup! Check out this amazing transformation of Brad Pitt into a crazy-hairedKramer look-alike for the New York Times magazine’s “Hollywood Issue.” The theme for the issue is “Touch of Evil,” which celebrates some of the year’s best performances by asking actors such as Kirsten Dunst and Rooney Marato turn to the dark side.  On the New York Times website the photos come to [...]

Amazon’s Kindle Fire lets kids charge up a storm

Dec 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Technology

Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet, one of the hottest gadgets this holiday season because of its low price, has some parents bristling over the simplicity at which children can order from the retail giant and the inability to stop them without crippling the device. Another concern is over theft or losing the device, which can be then easily [...]

Obama: Morning-after pill decision ‘common sense’

Dec 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his health secretary’s decision to stop the Plan B morning-after pill from moving onto drugstore shelves next to the condoms. “As the father of two daughters,” he said, “I think it is important for us to make sure that we apply some common sense to various rules when it [...]

UK Woman Tells of Escape After Being Buried Alive

Dec 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Home & Family

A Polish woman has told a British jury how she used her engagement ring to free herself after her boyfriend tried to bury her alive. Michelina Lewandowska accuses her partner of attacking her with a Taser at their home, binding her with tape, and putting her in a cardboard box that he buried in the [...]