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Barefoot Homeless Man in Viral Photo Isn't Really Homeless
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Barefoot Homeless Man in Viral Photo Isn’t Really Homeless, Officials Say

The story behind the inspirational viral photo of a NYPD police officer giving a pair of expensive boots to a barefoot homeless man continues to unfold. Earlier this week, we learned that Jeffrey Hillman was no longer wearing the boots for fear of his life and now it's come out that he isn't homeless at all.

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Texting Turns 20-Years-Old
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Happy 20th Birthday, Text Messaging!

Although it became a widely used form of communication only recently, texting is actually a decades-old technology. In fact, it celebrated its 20th birthday on Monday, which makes it older than most of the kids who use it. OMG!

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The Best Twitter Responses to the Royal Baby News

Congratulations are in order for Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton. The two are expecting a baby. Good job, guys! As aways whenever there is any kind of news for anybody, Twitter has gone nuts. Here are the funniest tweets about #royalbaby. Enjoy!

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Photo of Winning Lotto Ticket That Went Viral Is A Fake

Nolan Daniels did not win hundreds of millions of dollars as part of last week's record breaking Powerball $588 million jackpot. But he did trick millions of people on Facebook into thinking he had.

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Tumblr Hacked! Here’s What You Need to Know

The good news: the attack on Tumblr from a hacker group may be over. The bad news: it was a really big one. Reportedly over 8,000 unique Tumblr users were affected by the massive worm, including blogs associated with media outlets such as the USA Today and Reuters.

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Homeless Man in Viral Photo Says Boots Could Cost Him His Life
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Homeless Man in Viral Photo Says Fancy Boots Could Cost Him His Life

By now you've seen the heartwarming viral photo of NYPD officer Lawrence DiPrimo offering an expensive pair of boots to a barefoot homeless man named Jeffrey Hillman. Over the weekend, the New York Times tracked Hillman down and found that he was no longer wearing the $100 Skechers.

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The 10 Best Twitter Reactions to Lindsay Lohan’s (Millionth) Arrest

In case you missed it, Lindsay Lohan went to a Justin Bieber concert and then punched a lady in the face last night. Unsurprisingly, nobody is particularly surprised. That's not stopping people from tweeting up a storm about it though. We've culled through the massive stream of LiLo tweets pouring in and picked out our favorites. For a chuckle at the expense of everyone's favorite terrible Elizabeth Taylor, take a gander at these gems.

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Feeling Stressed? Blame Your Many Facebook Friends

The counter located prominently on everyone's Facebook page has created a bit of a friends arms race. According to new research, it's a race you may be better off losing.

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Starbucks Releases Their Most Expensive Cup Of Coffee Ever

Ever heard the expression "that and a dime will get you a cup of coffee"? Well, not that long ago a cup of coffee did cost a dime. (And you can still get a cup for well less than a dollar in many places.)

Of course, Starbucks began blowing the lid off the coffee price structure about 15 years ago. Now the average latte at the ubiquitous chain costs around four bucks. And if java lovers want a Grande-sized cup of Starbucks' newest coffee, Costa Rica Finca Palmilera, they will have to shell out $7.

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Chris Brown Quits Twitter After Nasty Cyber-Fight With Female Writer

Last week, Chris Brown tweeted out an Instagram photo with a caption that made reference to him looking old for his age of 23. Writer Jenny Johnson replied to Breezy with a tweet that more or less stated being a terrible person will age someone, an obvious reference to Brown's notorious assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna.

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Your Facebook Copyright Notice Status Update Is Bogus

If you've been on Facebook over the last few days, you've probably seen that some of your friends have posted a copyright notice as their status update.

The message suggests that the poster has copyrighted all the material on their Facebook page thanks to the authority of something called the Berner Convention. Here is the full text of the update:

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Bomb Blast Goes Off During Live Report by Anderson Cooper
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Bomb Goes Off Right Next to Anderson Cooper During Live Report

As an accomplished newsman, Anderson Cooper is probably used to reporting from volatile parts of the world. But he may have gotten more than he bargained for when a bomb went off during a live report from Gaza City on Sunday.

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Hostess Going Out of Business, Your Childhood Weeps

They say a Twinkie could survive a nuclear war. Hostess, the company that makes the treat, no so much.

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Twitter Reacts to Traumatic Justin Bieber / Selena Gomez Break Up

If you felt a sudden chill over the weekend, perhaps it's because Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have broken up. We decided to see how people are dealing with it by consulting the Twitterverse.

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See a Nine-Year-Old Girl Football Star in Action

A nine-year-old Utah girl is making headlines (see above) for her amazing skill at football.

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