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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Wed 6/11/14

The co-creator of the TV show 2 Broke Girls says that despite complaints he has no intention of turning down the level of smut on the show. [He says that he refuses to lower his standards and use clean humor.]


365 NIGHTS OUTSIDE - Minnesota winters are brutal, even if you have a warm house and a cozy bed to while away the cold nights. Which is why it's remarkable that a 17-year-old Boy Scout from the Duluth area voluntarily slept outside for 365 nights straight. Perched most often seven feet up in a tree near his parents' house, Rudy Hummel survived 76 subzero nights and multiple snowstorms to raise about $6,000 for Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity and the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. When not at home, Hummel would pitch a tent or crash on a hotel's deck. He slept outside in 30 different places.

MENAGE A TROIS CAR ACCIDENT - In China a man and two women were involved in a bizarre single car accident. They were parked, and trying to have a menage a trois when the car rolled downhill into a tree.

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG MOVIE IN THE WORKS - The best-selling Sega video game Sonic the Hedgehog is coming to the big screen. The movie will follow the antics of Sonic, the world's fastest hedgehog. For more than two decades, the billion-dollar Sonic brand has been one of the world's biggest gaming successes, with more than 140 million games sold.

Match.com is introducing a new feature where you upload photos of your ex . . . and they use facial recognition to fix you up with a lookalike.  They say, quote, "People have a type and it's not necessarily about height or race . . . but about face shape."  The service is only available with premium memberships though . . . and those cost $5,000 for a six-month package.  

There's a new website that can figure out which Facebook friends are most similar to you.  It's calledlabs.five.com, and it analyzes your posts to see how outgoing, open, agreeable, neurotic, and conscientious you are . . . then finds which friends have the most similar personality traits.

10 year-old Tanishq Abraham recently graduated from high school and is on track to get his community college degree. I am going to finish my community college by almost next semester and then I will have my associate’s degree, after that I will transfer to university. It would be nice if I could go to a place like M.I.T., it would be really great but I am so young so I can’t stay in the dorms over there. I would like to be a doctor, but I haven’t decided what type of doctor I’ll be. Also a medical researcher, and president.”

A doctor in Seattle just had his license suspended for SEXTING during surgeries.  He also issued unauthorized prescriptions and had sex with a patient.  He has a hearing in a few months to explain his side and try to get his license back.

A 60-year-old man in England had a blood clot in his right leg a few months ago, and was being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance . . . when the driver decided to stop and pick up some HITCHHIKERS.  He also stopped later to drop them off.  The 60-year-old almost lost his leg, but doctors were able to save him just in time.  He's filed a complaint with the ambulance company. 

Americans will make over 126,000,000 phone calls on Father's Day. Father's Day ranks first for collect calls followed by Mother's Day and Valentine's Day

Sigourney Weaver is returning for the Avatar trilogy

Hugh Jackman shaved his head yesterday to play Blackbeard in Peter Pan

Piers Morgan Tweet of the Day: Fun dinner with @SimonCowell and the delightful Lauren. So pleased to discover she calls him 'Dumbo'.

Eater.com claims Starbucks will soon begin selling grilled cheese sandwiches.They will cost $5.25 and feature white cheddar, yellow cheddar, and mozzarella cheese on multi-grain bread

Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland is most likely pregnant. She Instragrammed a photo of baby shoes with the caption: "I'll be stuntin like my daddy...."

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