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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Wed 8/21/13

A report speculates that Lee Thompson Young killed himself at the age of 29 over depression and religion.

'N Sync's Justin Timberlake, J.C. Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick will reportedly be reuniting for a special performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

19-year-old Lucas Cruikshank -- the viral video star who played the ultra-hyper "Fred" character in a Nickelodeon movie and several shows -- has revealed he's gay.

87-year-old actor Dick Van Dyke narrowly averted disaster on an L.A. freeway when his Jaguar burst into flames. Thankfully, he was pulled to safety in the nick of time.

One of Michael Jackson's brothers, Randy Jackson, went on a Twitter rant Monday night, saying that his niece, Paris, has been in a hospital way too long.

Lindsay Lohan says that she has finished with her partying days for good, telling Oprah Winfrey that her latest stay in prison and then rehab have knocked the remaining urges to take drugs and drink herself into a stupor out of her.

After more than two years sober, David Arquette admits he is drinking again.

The all-electric Tesla Model S automobile broke a record for government safety tests. The highest a car can score is 5 but the Model S received an off-the-scale 5.4. [The car is so well-designed that you're safer driving down the highway than staying at home.]

WORLD'S SMALLEST RESTAURANT ONLY SEATS 2 DINERS AT A TIME _ In Vacone, Italy, the restaurant Solo Per Due caters to two people at a time. The owner wants couples to experience an exclusive dining experience. Dining there costs approximately $335 per person.

1 IN 4 DOGS IS DEPRESSED _ A new study claims one in four dogs is clinically depressed and show signs such as pacing, chasing their tail, howling and pooping. A group called Home Alone Dogs says the reason for all the downer dogs is that so many pooches are left at home during the day and miss their masters.

WOMAN DISLOCATES JAW BITING INTO BURGER _ Nicole Peate, a 25-year-old from England, dislocated her jaw after biting into a triple-layer burger. The burger, called the "Kids in America Burger," is three patties, pretzels and candied bacon and offered at the Almost Famous restaurant in Liverpool. She didn't think she'd dislocated her jaw, but when she woke up in severe pain the next morning and went the hospital she got the news she had.

KYM JOHNSON NOT RETURNING TO DWTS NEXT SEASON _ Kym Johnson will not be coming back to Dancing with the Stars for Season 17. Kym says, "I will be taking the next season off from DWTS USA, so that I may accept an amazing work opportunity back home in Australia." Johnson will return to the ABC reality competition series in Season 18.

According to a new survey, the average person gets angry at work twice a day.  The top things that make us angry are:  Coworkers taking credit for our work . . . computer problems . . . rude clients . . . arguments over making the coffee . . . and not having time for a lunch break.

If Wikipedia was an ACTUAL set of encyclopedias, it would be 1,908 volumes and take up ten stacks at the library. 

A high school math class in New York just uncovered a MAJOR SCANDAL.  They proved that Double Stuf Oreos DON'T actually have double the stuffing.  Double Stuf Oreos only have 1.86 times the amount of cream filling in regular Oreos.

HALF OF US EXPERIENCE DESK RAGE! _ A survey found half of us experience desk rage while at work and it doesn't take much to set us off. The worst day of the week for desk rage: Monday, of course. What sets us off the most: computer crashes.

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