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Watch What Happened When Snoop Dogg Threw the First Pitch at a Padres Game — TIME

I am sure Snoop needs to stay with his rapping.. I did have a good laugh though

 

 

Snoop Dogg had the honor of throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the San Diego Padres-Atlanta Braves game Tuesday night and it was far from a home run. The pitch flew nowhere near the catcher as the cameraman and fellow bystanders dodged the ball. Snoop expressed lots of excitement before the game — unfortunately, his…

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Why Verizon’s Former Pitchman Is Working for Sprint — Longreads Blog

I can hear that…

You might have noticed that actor Paul Marcarelli, who played a memorable role as Verizon’s “Test Man” for many years, has begun to star in commercials for Sprint, a rival telecommunications company. Why the switch? Some insight can be found in a 2011 profile of Marcarelli by Spencer Morgan in The Atlantic.

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Thousands of Holocaust Victims’ Personal Items Discovered Decades Later — TIME

Wow now what? What are they going to do with it all?

 

 

More than 16,000 personal items belonging to victims of the Holocaust were recovered after researchers discovered they had been unknowingly stored in cardboard boxes at the Polish Academy of Sciences. The belongings—all previously owned by victims of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland—were originally excavated near one of the camp’s gas chambers and crematoriums…

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A Little Girl Vomited All Over Paula Abdul After Dancing to Beyoncé — TIME

Two things. One is the girl ok, and two will she dance to Beyonce again?

After blowing the judges away with her routine to Beyoncé’s “Countdown,” Chi Tahani made an unprecedented move to close out her So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation audition. The 12-year-old contestant was immediately — and unanimously — voted through to the next round, a moment that had her falling over in excitement.…

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California Is Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. That’s Not Actually So High — TIME

I am sorry, but I am happy to hear this.

On Thursday, the age at which tobacco products may be purchased in California will increase, to 21. The state’s governor, Jerry Brown, signed the bill in May, bringing California into line with Hawaii as the states with the most restrictive statewide tobacco-buying ages. But, looking back at the history of tobacco sales in the United…

via California Is Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age to 21. That’s Not Actually So High — TIME

 

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Here’s How the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Audience Reacted to the First Preview — TIME

So Awesome I do wish I could go.

 

Harry Potter fans widely praised the first half of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the much-anticipated two-part play in the saga created by J.K. Rowling, which opened for previews in London’s West End on Tuesday. Most of the viewers adhered to Rowling’s earlier request to “keep the secret” and not post any spoilers on…

via Here’s How the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Audience Reacted to the First Preview — TIME