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Getty Images, photo by Chris Hondros

Woman’s Claim to be Andy Kauffman’s Daughter a Hoax

Comedian Andy Kauffman who appeared on the T.V. sitcom ‘Taxi’ and on ‘Saturday Night Live’ died in 1984 and rumors have always spread that he was alive and just wanted out of the spotlight of Hollywood.  Earlier this week a New York actress, Alexandra Tatarsky, came forward claiming she was Kauffman’s daughter and he was indeed alive.

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Getty Images, photo by Joe Raedle

Man Falls Out of Small Plane at 2,000 Feet Over Ocean Near Miami

A call came into the Federal Aviation Administration in Miami about 1:30pm on Thursday from the pilot of small Piper PA 46 aircraft yelling "Mayday, Mayday, Mayday!" The reason for the panic was he had a passenger fall out of his plane at about 2,000 feet over the ocean.

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Getty Images, photo by Scott Cunningham

Randy’s College Football Wrap UP, Week 12

It’s already week 12 in college football and the upsets keep coming meaning the BCS standing will be juggled around again this week. It’s a year when you say ‘wow, they played so good last week, what happened this week?’

#1 Alabama beat Mississippi State 20-7 but didn’t look like the #1 team in the nation as they have the past few weeks. ‘Bama had four turnovers in the game that

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Getty Images, photo by Jonathan Wood

New Shower Recycles Water to Cut Water Usage up to 80%

The astronauts do it so why not us? They recycle their water when they are on the International Space Station. Swedish industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has devised a way to recycle shower water that will save water consumption as much as 80%. To top it off, taking a shower will use only 5 liters of water or 1.32 gallons.

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Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

For the First Time in 32 Years Butterball Hiring Men

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This year, for the first time in 32 years, when you call the Butterball Turkey Hotline, you may get a male to talk turkey with. The hotline has never hired a male for last minute advice on how to prepare a turkey, but this year they have hired a man.

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Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive

Ben Franklin and Some of His Famous Quotes

Ben Franklin was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, an author, an inventor, a statesman, a publisher and a ladies' man. He published the Poor Richard's Almanac, which in its day was extremely popular. It gave Franklin a vehicle for the many quotes he wrote. In 1789, he published one of his more famous that we still use today.

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Getty Images, photo by Hulton Archive

Three Stooges Film Thought Destroyed by Fire, Found

The Three Stooges performed from 1925 to 1970, a long run for their hallmark physical slapstick humor. Recently, a Stooges film thought lost in a vault fire in 1967 has been found. It was a Three Stooges 17-minute short called ‘Hello Pops’ released by MGM in 1933.

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Getty Images, photo by Tim Boyle

Bring In Your Parents to Work

LinkedIn is a professional networking site and they have come up with a new idea, ‘Bring In Your Parents Day’. It happened on November 7th and countries around the world participated.  This is a day designed to have employees bring their parents to work with them in order for them to see exactly what is their kids do.

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