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Critic’s Notebook: How HQ Trivia Became the Best Worst Thing on the Internet

The game pulls you in by dangling a cash prize, offers manic highs and seething frustrations in quick succession, then dumps you out, usually empty-handed. But the HQ refractory period — six to 18 hours — is just long enough ...

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Penis bleaching is a thing — and it’s getting bigger

Men in Thailand are lightening up. About 100 men a month are going to Lelux Hospital in Bangkok to have their penises bleached in a $ 650 five-session laser-whitening treatment, AFP reports. The service launched in July. Since the hospital ...

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Steve Kerr: Stephen Curry injury 'a good thing for our team'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr says that while Stephen Curry’s sprained ankle is not ideal, it may actually help his team in the long run. Curry is expected to miss about two weeks with a sprained right ankle, ...

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LOVETT: State GOP boss claims tax hikes would be ‘worst thing’

ALBANY — With Mayor de Blasio and other Democrats calling for tax hikes on the wealthy, the head of the state Senate Republicans has all but ruled it out. “We don’t want to raise taxes — we don’t,” Senate Majority ...

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Sweating blood is a thing — and it baffles Italian doctors

Sweating blood isn’t just another way of saying someone’s made an extraordinary effort. It’s a real medical condition. A team of Italian doctors treated a 21-year-old woman whose condition caused her to spontaneously sweat blood from her face and the ...

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The MetroSpiritual: Close encounters with ETs is a positive thing

With all of the craziness going on these days it feels like the people of this great country are becoming more and more divided. Between our opposite political views, North Korea, health care, racial inequality, immigration and hurricanes, our thoughts ...

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Fireball Whisky Bagels are a thing at this New Jersey shop

This might be the perfect bagel for a boozy brunch. The Bagel Nook in Freehold, N.J., has created bagels with the hot flaming alcohol of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. It won’t, however, get you drunk; the baking process zaps out the ...

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New Simon Cowell boy band is Pretty Much the latest thing

Pretty Much is the new boy band poised to adorn posters on teenage girls’ walls now that One Direction is on hiatus. Formed by music mogul Simon Cowell of Syco Records, who’s also behind One Direction, the five-member Pretty Much ...

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How Oscar-nominated ‘true stories’ differ from real thing

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, February 28, 2016, 8:00 AM Not everything you see in movies is made up. Historically, films based on true stories perform very well in theaters and at the Oscars. Last year alone, four Best Picture ...

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