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Top Pi Day deals

National Pi Day spells huge savings. (AP) Monday, March 14, is also known as National Pi Day and restaurants and food purveyors around the country are celebrating with freebies and deals.   The holiday comes from the date 3-14 that resembles the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter which is 3.14159265359–otherwise known as pi. But it is also a day ...

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Taylor Swift videos more popular than most network TV shows

TV may not be the biggest audience driver for much longer: New Nielsen research commissioned by Vevo shows that music videos from well-known artists routinely gather equal if not bigger audiences than network TV shows. Case in point: Taylor Swift’s catalog of music videos had a bigger audience than all but one network TV show during the week that Swift’s “Bad ...

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Ariana drops s-bomb on 'SNL'

February 15, 2016. Singer Ariana Grande arrives at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Reuters) Singer and actress Ariana Grande surprised the “Saturday Night Live” audience and crew with an unexpected profanity during her monologue on the program, a slip that in the past has sparked controversy on the late-night program. Grande used her opening moments on the NBC program to ...

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How you can vacation like the 1 percent

A million dollar view by the villa’s pool. (Andy Yemma) The butler was serving Myrna Schneiderman and her daughters their morning coffee poolside at their Jamaican villa. Their cook had prepared breakfast. The housekeeper would be tidying their rooms while they got some sun. “You can’t have breakfast in your PJs at a hotel, or relax without a lot of other people around,” ...

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The five greatest cars killed by the 1970s

Ahh, the 1970s, or what some would call the Automotive Dark Age: Gas prices were rising, emissions laws and fuel economy regulations were tightening, and the economy was stagnant. Enter the rise of the disco culture and underpowered, boxy vehicles and wave goodbye to the production of luxurious land yachts and burly muscle cars. Every automaker was affected by the ...

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To-Dos: March home checklist

 (Amy A. Alper, Architect / Houzz)  (Arkitekturfotograferne / Martin Tørsleff / Houzz)  (Danielle Sykes / Houzz) March can be unpredictable when it comes to the weather, but no matter what Mother Nature is doing outside your window, it’s natural to crave a fresh start this time of year. The first official day of spring is March 20, so usher in ...

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John Stamos and Blake Shelton get slimed at Kids' Choice Awards

March 12, 2016. John Stamos gets slimed at the Kids’ Choice Awards at The Forum on Saturday, March 12, 2016, in Inglewood, Calif. (The Associated Press) Will Ferrell, Adele and Jennifer Lawrence won at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards, while John Stamos and favorite music group winner Fifth Harmony were among those doused with the show’s trademark green slime. “Star Wars: The ...

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