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High School Football Coach Raises Money for Team With ‘Will Work For Helmets’ Sign

Football is a rough game, and the last thing you want to do is play it with a faulty helmet.

That was the dilemma facing North Marion High School football coach Doug Bilodeau of Aurora, Oregon. Thanks to district budget cuts, his squad doesn't have nearly enough safe helmets to play the 2013 season.

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Man Faces Jail Time For Laughing Too Loud

Robert Schiavelli has a loud booming laugh. And because it disturbed his neighbors the 42-year-old is now facing potential jail time. Yes, folks, this is happening in America.

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Thugs Destroy $2,500 Worth of Girl Scout Cookies

This is not the way the cookie is supposed to crumble.

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Harlem Shake Video Prompts Federal Investigation

Well, this might be the video that finally ends the Harlem Shake craze. An ultimate frisbee team from Colorado College made this particular video ... on an AIRPLANE. Now the FAA is investigating it to make sure that it didn't happen during takeoff or landing or against the wishes of the flight attendants and crew.

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Groupon CEO Leaks Own Resignation Letter, References ‘Battletoads’

Andrew Mason, now-former-CEO of Groupon, resigned today. Well, actually, he was more fired, really. And he told everybody. How do we know? Because he also publicly released his own letter of not-resignation, because it was going to leak anyway. Here's what it said.

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Restaurant Hunts Down Woman and Bills Her for Using the Bathroom

She made her bladder gladder, but her wallet sadder.

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NYC ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans: Line Up for Season 2 Release Party

Calling all die-hard NYC fans of 'Game of Thrones'! Today at 8p.m., the first three hundred fans who line up outside of the Union Square Best Buy in Manhattan will receive wristbands that allow entry to the Season 2 midnight release party.

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Waiter Who Defended Boy With Down Syndrome Gives All Donations To Charity

Last month, Michael Garcia made a lot of people smile. The 45-year-old, who is a waiter at Laurenzo’s Restaurant in Houston, Texas, refused to serve a family who insulted Milo Castillo, a five-year-old with Down Syndrome, by suggesting that "special needs children need to be special someplace else."

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Deceased Husband Wins Valentine’s Day With Romantic Gesture From Beyond the Grave

For 46 years, Sue Johnston had a pretty good idea what she'd be getting on Valentine's Day. Each February 14 her husband John would give her a bouquet of flowers with a note that read "My love for you grows."

Sadly, John passed away two years ago in April. 10 months later, Johnston received Valentine's Day flowers from somebody named John. At first she thought it was a cruel joke.

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‘You’re Not Invited’ Wedding Alerts Are Now a Thing

Wedding planning is already full of potential friendship traps. Who's going to be in the bridal party? Who gets invited with a date? Who sits where?

Thanks to a new trend in "you're not invited" alerts, now newlyweds-to-be can also thoroughly offend those who aren't necessarily in their inner circle.

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Dad Offers Teen $200 If He Quits Facebook For Five Months

Yesterday we learned that more and more people are taking long breaks from Facebook. If they're not getting paid for these social network hiatuses they may be doing it wrong.

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Have You Taken a Break From Facebook? Many Have

If Facebook was anything like Friendster and MySpace it would be only available in  Malaysia or reduced to a Justin Timberlake vanity product.

Yes, the Harvard-born social network has beat the odds and looks like it will be around for the long-haul. In fact, the latest debate surrounding Facebook is what happens to a member's page when they die.

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Internet Unsurprisingly Chooses Cat For Newest Monopoly Piece

The public has spoken and Monopoly will cast away the boring old iron token, a symbol of domestic housework from a simpler time (it's not even an electric iron), which has been included in the board game for almost 80 years.

In its place will be a cat. Hey, are you really that surprised? The internet loves cats.

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IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day By Giving Away Free Pancakes

Sure, you may have just packed on a pound or two chowing down during the Super Bowl, but that’s no excuse to skip National Pancake Day.

Especially when free food and a good cause is involved.

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Skier Lindsey Vonn Airlifted to Hospital After Horrific Crash

Lindsey Vonn, the top woman's alpine skier in the world, has been hospitalized after suffering a scary crash at the World Championships in Schladming, Austria.

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