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Daughter Successfully Sues Mother For Facebook Humiliation

Ever since older people have been joining social networking sites like Facebook, they’ve been embarrassing their children. Usually this manifests itself in the same kind of hokey parental sentiments that have been irking kids since way before the internet. But a woman in Germany has gone in the complete other direction by humiliating her daughter with the kind of stunt you’d only expect from junior high schoolers.

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McDonald’s Flexes Its Muscle by Banning All Restaurants from Selling French Fries at the London Olympics — With One Exception

McDonald’s has a monopoly on french fries at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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British Airways Going to Extremes to Let Flight Attendants Find Your Personal Information — Is It Fair?

How would you feel if you found out that an airline was using the Internet to track down photographs and personal information about you before you even boarded the flight?

Surprise — it’s happening.

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Russian Teacher Orders Students to Take a Bizarre 23-Hour Exam

Final exams are never fun, but for one university class in Russia, their test was particularly bad.

Not only did the instructor treat the class as her own personal happy hour, she also made it an impromptu sleepover.

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FBI Warns Thousands Could Lose Internet Access Monday – Here’s How to Stay Online

So this whole thing sounds a little like something from a high-stakes cyber crime movie.

Apparently back in November the FBI brought down a ring of hackers in a move deemed “Operation Ghost Click.” The hackers h

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South African Cops Will Now Confiscate Your Phone If It’s Used While You’re Driving

Although many states have enacted laws forbidding drivers from using their cell phones while behind the wheel, the fines for doing so are often so minimal that they often aren’t much of a deterrent.

But Cape Town, South Africa might have found the secret to compliance: cops there won’t just ticket you, they’ll take your phone away for 24 hours.

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‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’ Pageant Stirs Intense Controversy [VIDEO]

Last Thursday, the Israeli city of Haifa played host to a most unusual beauty pageant. For one thing, all the finalists were over 70. And for another, they were all Holocaust survivors.

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Uruguay’s Government Considering Extreme Move By Selling Marijuana

The South American country of Uruguay wants to put drug dealers out of business, and it’s considering a rather novel way of doing it: the government itself would sell marijuana to registered citizens, making it the first country in the world to do so.

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