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Why Are More and More Americans Deciding Against Owning a TV Set?

For pretty much an entire generation, televisions have been as ubiquitous as living room sofas — but that could be changing.

For the first time in 40 years, the number of households with TV sets has actually dropped, despite the fact that the number of US households in general has continued to grow.

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5 Hilarious Examples of Kim Jong Il as a Pop Culture Icon [VIDEO]

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il may be dead from a heart attack at 69-years-old, but his certifiable status as a pop culture punchline lives on.

The notoriously brutal dictator has often been the butt of jokes in movies and TV shows, including ‘Team America,’ ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ just to name a few. We’ve gathered five of the funniest examples of Kim’s bizarre status as a pop culture icon below.

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10 Awesomely Fun Holiday Gifts for TV Fans

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Art doesn't imitate life — it imitates television! Just check out these 10 TV-influenced handicrafts brought to you by some of the clever craftsellers at Etsy. We consider each a fitting

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Hiroko Masuike, Getty Images / Wesley Hitt, Getty Images / Twentieth Century Fox
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What’s on TV Thanksgiving Day? — Thanksgiving TV and Movie Roundup

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You’ve got the meal all figured out, but there’s an entire day of preparation ahead of you and that means your family needs entertaining. You w

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Walter Cronkite Breaks News of JFK Assassination — This Week In History [VIDEO]

It was 48 years ago yesterday that JFK was shot and killed while traveling in a motorcade in Texas. Shortly after the terrible incident, CBS News interrupted a broadcast of ‘As the World Turns’ and Walter Cronkite broke the news to a shocked nation.

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Comedy Central
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Teacher Realizes ‘The Daily Show’ Is More Harmful to Students Than He Thought

Back in the day, high school classes would only show “how a bill becomes a law” videos, but Rhett Felix, a teacher at Eureka High school outside of Peoria, Illinois, tried to spice things up a bit. He used clips from Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart‘ to educate his students about current events, but the local school board placed him on paid suspension once word got out.

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Disturbing Ads From ‘Black Swan’ Director Spotlight Perils of Meth Use [VIDEOS]

‘Black Swan’ and ‘Requiem for a Dream’ director Darren Aronofsky knows a thing or two about psychological thrillers. Now he’s applying those skills to a creepy new set of ads in an effort to discourage the use of methamphetamines.

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Herman Cain Denies Harassment Charges on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ [VIDEO]

Republican primary hopeful Herman Cain appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night and calmly disputed sexual harassment claims by Chicago native Sharon Bialek. And like his recent campaign ad, the interview was filled with awkward moments.

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