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8:28am

Wed October 3, 2012
"Debatmageddon"

Storify: Wit & Commentary In The Countdown To The Debate

Debate banners hang along 16th St. Mall in downtown Denver.
University of Denver Flickr - Creative Commons

1:13pm

Mon September 17, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Where There's 'Sexting, 'There May Be Sex

Originally published on Mon September 17, 2012 1:35 pm

When texts become "sexts."
iStockphoto.com

How many teens are sending sexual photos or texts by phone? And what else are they doing?

Researchers surveyed nearly 2,000 high schoolers in Los Angeles to find out. Among kids who had cellphones or access to them (and that cover almost all of them), about 15 percent reported "sexting."

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5:34am

Mon September 3, 2012
Around the Nation

Nicholas Cage Outed For Video Late Fees

Being in the video rental business is tough these days, and Old Bank DVD in Los Angeles goes after every last dollar. Actor Nicholas Cage owed more than $200 in late fees. The store outed him on Facebook, and he settled the debt.

10:45am

Fri August 31, 2012
The Salt

Farmers Use YouTube To Share Devastating Impacts Of Drought

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 8:29 am

A YouTube user who goes by Katzcradul posted this image of a parched gulch on her drought-stricken land in Missouri on the site.
YouTube

1:08pm

Wed August 29, 2012
The Two-Way

With Photo And A Joke, Neil Bush Becomes Internet Sensation In China

Originally published on Wed August 29, 2012 1:29 pm

Neil Bush in a picture he posted on Weibo.
Weibo

China's latest online sensation is a Bush, but perhaps surprisingly, it's neither the 41st or the 43rd President of the US. In fact, Neil Bush, the younger brother of 43 and the son of 41 has become an online sensation in China after posting a joke photo on China's version of twitter.

Neil Bush was virtually unknown in China a week ago, despite being co-chairman of Beijing-based real estate company, CIIC.

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