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Avatar Theme Park Is on Its Way
Fans of James Cameron’s mega-hit ‘Avatar’ are going to get an even closer look at Pandora, the film’s utopian planet. An ‘Avatar’-inspired theme park that will “look, feel and smell” like the movi…
Is the Full Tilt Poker Site Just a Massive Ponzi Scheme?
Full Tilt Poker, one of the Internet’s most popular poker sites, operated “as a massive Ponzi scheme against its own players,” alleges Manhattan’s US attorney.
The allegations come as part of a civil money laundering complaint claiming that funds the site raised went to pay members of its board of…
‘Amish Eight’ Mugshots Go Viral
Looking ragged and ornery, eight Amish men were booked into the Graves County, Kentucky jail earlier this week for contempt of court after they refused to pay fines releated to not affixing orange safety triangles to their horse and buggies.
British School Bans Students from Wearing Makeup
If you think girls these days just grow up too darned fast, you’ll like this.
Shelley College, a secondary school in Britain, thought its female students were painting themselves a little too heavily and spending too much time primping in the bathrooms, so officials banned anyone 16 a…

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