Archie Andrews Dead: Comic Hero Shot Saving Gay Friend – Maybe that viral story about redheads going extinct wasn’t a complete hoax after all. Archie Andrews, star of the long-running Archie Comics universe, will take a bullet on Wednesday in a fearless leap to save his gay friend from an assassination attempt. [ibtimes]
Pistorius Family: Mortimer Seeking Attention – The man who claimed to have been involved in an altercation with murder-accused Oscar Pistorius was seeking attention, Pistorius’s family said on Tuesday. [n24]
Yes, of course. It’s never his fault. Pistorius and his family obviously haven’t read this letter.
Apple Joins With IBM On Business Software – In a deal that could deepen Apple’s sales to corporations and strengthen IBM’s position in business software, the two companies announced a wide-ranging partnership intended to spread advanced mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world. [nyt]
Germany ‘May Revert To Typewriters’ To Counter Hi-Tech Espionage – German politicians are considering a return to using manual typewriters for sensitive documents in the wake of the US surveillance scandal. [guardian]
Yahoo Profit Declines Due To Disappointing Ad Sales – Internet giant Yahoo reported that profit decreased by 18% to $270m (£157m) during the three months to the end of June. Revenue also fell, dropping 3% to $1.08bn. [bbc]
Big Tobacco Firms Merge as Cigarette Sales Decline – Reynolds American announced Tuesday that it would buy the third largest tobacco company in the U.S., Lorillard for $27.4 billion. [time]
Shifting Afrikaans Programmes Is Illegal: FF Plus – The SABC’s decision to move Afrikaans programmes from SABC2 to SABC3 was illegal, the Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) said on Tuesday. [tlive]
10 Copies Of Seth Rotherham’s Book Up For Grabs – Seth has written a book giving first hand insight into how he setup a series of zero maintenance websites that earn him a passive income. Now you can do the same. Win a copy [here]
Theme Park Employees Caught In Sex Stings, Child Porn Arrests – Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World. [cnn]
Brazilian Who Turned 126 Years Old Last Week Could Be Oldest Living Person – A Brazilian man aged 126 years old is thought to be oldest living man ever documented, according to reports. [telegraph]
White House Strong-Arms Photo Agency To Squash Malia Photos – Malia Obama went to a famous L.A. restaurant Monday night — a restaurant regularly frequented by celebs and paparazzi — and when the White House found out a photog took her pic, they went into DEFCON 1 to KILL the photos. [tmz]
Male Nurse With Cannibal Fetish ‘Groomed Girl, 14, Online To Meet, Kill And Eat’ – A male nurse with a cannibalism fetish plotted to meet a 14-year-old girl to behead, cook and eat her after having sex, a court has heard. [metro]
Colin Farrell Reportedly In Talks To Star In True Detective’s Season 2 – Deadline reports that Colin Farrell is “deep in negotiations” to star in the upcoming season of HBO’s multi-Emmy nominee True Detective. [defamer]
Parents: Son Committed Suicide After Viral Video of Him Masturbating – The parents of 14-year-old Matthew Burdette claim that their son committed suicide after he was “mercilessly” bullied for a video taken by one of his classmates of him allegedly masturbating in a bathroom stall. [gawker]
Wet & Wild Kendall Jenner – Sizzles In Black Lingerie For Love Magazine [star]
The Winter Specials Won’t Stop – Mondiall restaurant has it all. The View, The Vibe and The Menu – Do not miss out on their Winter Special Menu – Cider glazed Pork Belly, Craster Fish Pie and Guiness Choclate Pudding – Who would say no to that, BOOK ONLINE NOW. For more information on their winter specials check them out. [HERE]
Fashion Shoot All About Bums – If you have a bum fascination, you’ll love this shoot. [vice]
George Clooney to Daily Mail: Thanks but No Thanks for the Apology – Earlier this week, George Clooney took to the tabloid USA Today to respond to a story about his fiancé’s mother that was published in the tabloid The Daily Mail. The Mail has since removed the story and (sort of) apologized, but Clooney is just not having it. [defamer]
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