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'Rare Mushroom' Found In China Turns Out To Be Sex Toy [VIDEO]

As a local villager in western china drilled a well, he came across an oddly shaped fungus -like object, he thought to be a rare mushroom. After summoning TV crews to document the unearthing of the object, it was finally identified as nothing more than a sex toy.

Who Is Martha Payne? 5 Things To Know About 9-Year-Old Blogger

The world wants to know: just who is web sensation Martha Payne? An international incident was ignited when school officials tried to stop 9-year-old Martha Payne from blogging about how disgusting the lunches served at her Scottish school were. On Friday, the Argyll and Bute Council overturned a ban on cameras in her school's dining hall, just hours after the council's members had lambasted the girl for her blog posts.

Apple Newsstand Gets Much-Needed Boost From Time Inc. Magazines Deal

Time Inc., the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., has decided to embrace digital distribution. On Wednesday, Time Inc. announced that it will make all of its magazines available over the Newsstand application built by Apple, which exists on its iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices.

Who Is Marina Keegan? Meet The Aspiring Essay Writer And Yale Grad Whose Life Was Cut Short By A Fatal Car Crash

Marina Keegan was a 22-year-old aspiring writer who had everything going for her. A recent Yale graduate, Keegan was about to start her first job -- at the New Yorker -- and had already published essays in The New York Times. But Keegan's plans came to a screeching halt when the Massachusetts resident died in a car crash on May 26 as she and her boyfriend were on their way to a vacation house on Cape Cod.

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Morgan Spurlock Interview: Doc Filmmaker Talks 'Mansome'

Morgan Spurlock's new film Mansome is a major departure for the documentary filmmaker. In his previous films, such as Super-Size Me and Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden, he put himself in undesirable circumstances for the purpose of educating the public. For Mansome he takes less personal risks and focuses on the opinion of today's top comedians.
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