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In a move that's bound to make many a Gen-X-er feel a little old, Fox Business Network announced Tuesday that '90s MTV VJ Kennedy has just been tapped to host a primetime series about economics.
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People seem to have a love-hate relationship with dogs dressed up like humans, but that hasn't stopped the Internet from churning out more ridiculous memes.
The latest installment: Dogs wearing pantyhose (OK, we're classing it up a bit, Dis Magazine called it "bitches wearing pantyhose") is a trend picking up in China, according to Sharp Daily, a Hong Kong news site.
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For the first time since the 1970s, more Americans favor legalization of marijuana than oppose it. According to new research from the
The Millennial generation, who are currently between 18 and 32 years old, favor its legalization even more than their parents and grandparents, with 65% in support. But among the next generation up – Generation X, now 33 to 48 – only 54% feel it should be legalized. This may have something to do with the fact that this generation grew up in the anti-drug period of the 90s, when the “war on drugs” was in the air, and legalization was not a popular concept.
The Baby Boomers’ opinions have changed dramatically over the years since opinions have been recorded: In 1978, their support was near what it is today, at 47%. But, according to Pew, it took a plunge in the 1980s, and was at all all-time low in 1990, at just 17%. From 1994 on, baby boomer support has risen fairly steadily, and is now at 50%.
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While backtracking from a statement in which he suggested the Baltimore Ravens cut him because of his gay rights activism, Brendon Ayanbadejo said that a group of four NFL players could come out at the same time in order to "share the backlash" that might accompany such an announcement.
The tidbit was included in a Baltimore Sun story aboutAyanbadejo's continued support for the Ravens, even after his release. One day earlier, the linebacker and special teams-stalwart insinuated that his outspoken views on gay rights played a role in getting cut. He clarified that statement by saying he "loves the Ravens" and thinks his release had to do with football and finances, not his views.
But it was a quote buried at the bottom of the piece that was most interesting. Ayanbadejo was asked about his recent statement that an NFL player would come out as gay during his playing career.
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The LAPD said Friday the man charged with kidnapping and assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Northridge may be hiding out in
Chief Charlie Beck said Tobias Summers was recorded on security video at the Tecate border crossing footbridge last Saturday -- just before he was publicly identified as the prime suspect in the abduction.
“Summers is unlikely to blend in to the general population, we assume he is hunkered down hiding someplace,” Beck told reporters.
Prosecutors who specialize in foreign extraditions have been assigned to the case, and Beck added it was unclear if Summers is still in
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