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Man Jailed For Mailing Tarantulas

Snail mail isn't for everyone. According to The Los Angeles Times, a German man has been sentenced to six months in prison after he pleaded guilty to shipping nearly 250 tarantulas by mail to the United States.

A federal prosecutor said 37-year-old Sven Koppler, who must also pay a $4,000 fine, is one of the "largest illegal importers of tarantulas."

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Reeeeeaaaly Pointy-Toed Boots All The Rage In Mexico

I'll admit that I am not the absolute fashion authority, but the new fashion craze for men in Mexico is pointy-toed boots.  And, by pointy-toed, I mean reeeeeeaaly pointy!  These boots have toes so long, they are curled up in a giant spiral.  One cobbler charges 400 Peso ($34) to elongate the toes, but guys that cant afford it are fashioning their own extensions with garden hoses.  Before you ask, I am not making this up and none of the photos have been "shopped"...

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Vacationing IT Consultant Unknowingly Live Tweets bin Laden’s Death

Sohaib Athar was vacationing in the mountains outside of Abbottabad, Pakistan, late Sunday night when he heard the sounds of helicopters closing in.

The IT consultant had his laptop with him, so he began live-tweeting what we now know were U.S. special forces descending upon Osama bin Laden's hideout.

"Uh oh, now I'm the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it," Athar concluded after realizing what he had done. Read on to see highlights from Athar's tweets, detailing this historic event.

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President Obama Announces Death of Osama Bin Laden
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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Royal Wedding - The Newlyweds Greet Wellwishers From The Buckingham Palace Balcony
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Prince William and Kate Middleton Kiss – Twice! [VIDEO]

Apparently, the second time's the charm.

After a wedding ceremony fit for a Duke and a Duchess, Prince William and Kate Middleton made their official debut to the public today on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where they kissed not once, but twice.

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From the Guests to Kate Middleton’s Dress – A Recap of the Royal Wedding

Prince William got a spouse and the UK got a new princess in Kate Middleton, the not-so-common commoner who wed Wills today after a ten-year courtship. Here's everything you need to know about the lavish ceremony and the hysteria surrounding it:

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Now This Is A Royal Wedding!

I have to hand it to the folks at T-Mobile... This took some buck to deliver the LULZ.  The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is something you can't avoid in the media.  My own wife is planning to get up at about 4:00 AM to watch the thing.  However, the royal weeding depicted here would be FAR MORE entertaining.  Don't you think?

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Jesus Appears On Pizza!!!

We all know that swiss cheese is holy, but it’s the mozzarella that topped a pizza in Australia’s Posh Pizza that has everyone whispering, “Holy Cheesus!”

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OMG, LOL and FYI Are Officially Words

The Oxford English Dictionary, one of the leading world dictionaries, has added "OMG" (Oh my god!), "LOL" (Laugh out loud), and "FYI" (For your information) to its pages.  Wondering how texting phrases made it into a presigious dictionary?  Graeme Diamond, Chief Editor of New Words, explained what it takes to make the cut,

"You have to show that the word has been in usage for a decent length of time and, most importantly, that the word is used and understood by a wide audience

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How You Can Help Victims of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Many of you are wondering how you can help the Japanese people, in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck the island nation. Here are some organizations involved in the rescue and recovery effort that you can donate to.

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Major Destruction After Massive 8.8 Earthquake
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Major Earthquake Hits Japan [LIVE VIDEO]

Hundreds have been found or are presumed dead after a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami tore through Japan's northeast coast. Some are already declaring the 8.9 magnitude quake the largest ever recorded and after-effects are expected to hit the west coast of the US, the Phillippines, Indonesia and other vulnerable spots. The Internet has sped into action, using Twitter to report updates and Google's crisis response page to report missing persons.

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