Demi Moore stopped a desperate suicide attempt by re-posting an ominous message, a University of California, Berkeley student evaded Egyptian prison by posting the word "arrested," and Gainesville residents who had never met in person partied together at a local Japanese restaurant. Though seemingly unrelared and in different corners of the world, these three events have one thing in common - Twitter.
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T13C! is a band on a mission.
It is the year of open-mindedness. We have a black president, and there's a good chance we'll have our first Hispanic Supreme Court judge. States are falling to gay marriage faster than the value of the American dollar. And the number one selling genre of music in our modern times is country.
There are some people who strive for greatness. Ken Edwards, of England, ate 36 cockroaches in one minute. Jackie Bibby, "The Texas Snake Man," sat in a bathtub with 87 rattlesnakes. Director Jon Russell Cring shot 12 movies in 20 months with equipment his wife won in a student filmmaking contest.
With all the rabble between scientists and media outlets over the benefits and dangers of coffee, it's hard to know what to believe. People on the left say it prevents cancer, and other people on the left say it could give you a heart attack. People on the right talk too, but I don't listen to them. Like any red-blooded, coffee loving fool, I decided to see for myself.