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The Grinch who stole Christmas for retailers

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through town, not a creature was stirring, just some retailer frowns.  Their products were stocked on the aisles with care, in the hopes that some customers would come buy their wares. Unfortunately, that Christmas wish isn't happening as retail traffic is down 21% from last year in the last week of holiday shopping. However, while the early start to shopping season ...

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Obama signs Executive Order raising govt. employee salaries

It has been an interesting month for government workers.  On one hand, Congress and the President signed a new budget deal which will reduce military pension benefits for servicemen around the world.  And On Dec. 23, the Commander-in-Chief issued a new Executive Order to increase salaries for non-military Federal workers at a rate of 1%. Federal employees in January will get their first across-the-board pay ...

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Dying Girl’s Christmas Wish Granted By Over 10,000 Strangers Outside Her Door

Eight-year-old Laney Brown will never see Christmas again. Her doctors say leukemia will take her soon. Laney loves music. Loves to dance, loves Taylor Swift, loves Christmas carols. As her dying wishes, she asked to meet the country superstar and for some people to come by her house for a night of caroling, CNN affiliate WFMZ reported. On Friday — her birthday — Laney and Swift video chatted through FaceTi ...

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Americans Brawl Over New Air Jordan Sneakers [VIDEOS]

The season of goodwill: Footage shows mobs fighting over shoes If you thought that shameful scenes of Americans squabbling over consumer goods were restricted to black Friday, think again. Footage shows people across the country brawling over the release of new Air Jordan 11 sneakers. The mayhem started a week before the shoes even went on sale. Footage taken outside Champs Sports at Eastland Mall in Columb ...

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Federal Reserve’s Legacy on its 100th Anniversary

December 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Federal Reserve, and the ushering in of a new era of monetary policy and control over our banking system.  And in those 100 years, America has seen itself rise to become the most powerful economic power in the history of the world, and be the primary force over monetary and financial policies implemented in the global economy. However, there is ...

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Santa Found Dead, Hog-Tied in Russia

YAKUTSK, Russia, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A man dressed as Santa Claus was found dead in the Russian city of Yakutsk, investigators said Monday. The man had been at a business holiday party and threatened two fellow party-goers with a knife, RIA Novosti reported. Others managed to subdue the man outside, tying his hands and feet with a rope, investigators said. The man's girlfriend tied her scarf around his mouth t ...

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It Looks Like A Crazy Guy Just Walking Around In The Snow. Then You Zoom Out And.. WOAH

It’s possible you’ve never heard of Simon Beck, but after today, you won’t be able to forget him or his wintry works of art. Simon is an artist and is most well-known for making incredibly delicate and detailed art in the snow, just by walking over a fresh snowfall. He literally walks miles in the snow to create these pieces. And the part that blows our minds? He could spend hours upon hours creating one de ...

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Cancer Research Shows That Processed Meat Is Unfit For Human Consumption

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) published a detailed review of over 7,000 clinical studies, examining the link between diet and cancer. Its conclusion is rocking the world of health and nutrition: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives. Processed meats include bacon, sausage, hot dogs, san ...

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On The 100th Anniversary Of The Federal Reserve Here Are 100 Reasons To Shut It Down Forever

  December 23rd, 1913 is a date which will live in infamy.  That was the day when the Federal Reserve Act was pushed through Congress.  Many members of Congress were absent that day, and the general public was distracted with holiday preparations. Now we have reached the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, and most Americans still don’t know what it actually is or how it functions.  But understanding ...

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5 Amazing Superpowers All Babies Have

Babies usually look completely helpless, but in fact they are capable of amazing things! Here are several “superpowers” of children under the age of 3 years.   1. Water instinct At birth, the person receives a set of instincts that work well as long as the brain is not developed enough to take over control of survival. One of these instincts is the “diving reflex,” which is also found in seals and othe ...

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Issac Asimov’s predictions for 2014 from the 1964 World’s Fair

More than simply a science fiction writer, Isaac Asimov was also a visionary of the future.  Known as the father of robotics for his work in writing on their evolution, functionality, and consequence, Asimov provided a unique perspective on how he saw machines taking over normal functions for everyday people during a conference at the 1964 World's Fair. And in particular, he singled out 2014 as the year for ...

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Here is What The Average Human Will Look Like in 2050

According to a new study, the image above shows what the average human will look like in the year 2050.  As multiculturalism increases and racial differences go by the wayside, humanity will intermingle more.  The scientific process of ‘mixed ancestry’ will render what we are already starting to see in day to day life. I ACT A FOOL ...

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