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US Army May Do Away With Sit-Up Requirement (FT. IMAGE)
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US Army May Do Away With Sit-Up Requirement

Slackers who want to join the military, Rejoice!!! Kinda.

In an attempt to make its training more practical, the Army may soon drop the sit-up from its fitness requirements.

The army is testing a new fitness regiment that includes running an obstacle course with 40 to 70 pounds of combat gear on and dragging a sled weighing 180 pounds, but none of the iconic stomach-strengthening exercise.

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Parents Arrested For Trying To Scare Daughter By Leaving her at Police Station (FT. IMAGE)

Parents Arrested After Trying To Scare Their 6-Year-Old Daughter

Annette Gerhardt brought her 6-year-old daughter to the local police station and told her that it was where bad girls ended up.

At least that's what she told police was going on when she attempted to leave the girl there at the station.

Gerhardt's daughter Enalya had been misbehaving and she attempted to have officers play along with the act. Gerhardt told police it was just an attempt to scare her daughter into behaving. The police not only didn't cooperate, they got a little upset.

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A pizza a day might not keep the doctor away but it might save your life

How Eating Domino’s Pizza Every Day Could Save Your Life [VIDEO]

Besides the fact that pizza is delicious, did you know it can also save lives?

At least it did in the case of 82-year-old Jean Wilson who calls Domino's every day at 10 a.m. to order a large pepperoni pie and two Diet Cokes. When her order didn't come through for several days in a row, delivery driver Susan Guy became concerned and went to check on Wilson, calling 911 when she received no response.

It may have been a life-saving decision -- Wilson had fallen and was unable to reach her telephone for help. Keep reading to see a Today Show interview with the heroic Domino's employee.

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Justine Siegal pitched batting practice for the Cleveland Indians

Woman Pitches Batting Practice For The Cleveland Indians [VIDEO]

Justine Siegal pitched batting practice at the Cleveland Indians' spring training facility in Goodyear, Arizona, marking the first time a woman has ever performed this task.

She will pitch batting practice again today, this time for the Oakland A's.

This isn't the first time the 36-year-old has been a baseball gender pioneer -- in 2009 Siegal became the first woman to coach first base for a men's professional team when she did so for the Broxton Rox of the Canadian-American League. Read on to see her in action.

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Hugh Hefner reveals he's heard Justin Bieber wants an invitation to the Playboy Mansion

Justin Bieber Wants An Invite To The Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner has received word that Justin Bieber and his father want to come to the Playboy Mansion. The 84-year-old Hefner revealed this during an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan, after he had told Morgan how he had taken his 24-year-old fiance Crystal Harris to see Bieber's movie "Never Say Never" for Valentine's Day.

Harris, who was also on the show, said she is looking forward to meeting Bieber because she has "Bieber fever." She added that "all the Playmates" do. Check out the interview below.

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Mike Williams may get some bionic legs

Ex-NBA Player to Get Bionic Legs [VIDEO]

A little more than a year ago, Mike Williams, who had played in the NBA for Atlanta and Sacramento, was shot eight times while breaking up a fight at an Atlanta night club.

When he awoke from a coma, the 6'-8' giant was partially paralyzed from his waist down.

Enter Dan Ivankovich, who had played high-school basketball with Williams 30 years earlier, and who had become an orthopedic surgeon.

Ivankovich hopes to be able to fit Williams with a pair of computer-controlled robotic legs which could potentially work well enough to have the two old friends playing each other in one-on-one.

The bionic legs have been successful on smaller people and Ivankovich believes if he can get them to work for a man who's basketball nickname was "Massive Mike Williams", they could work for anybody. Read on to see their tale.

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Hersha Howard love her Thin Mints
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Florida Woman *LOVES* Her Thin Mints

I won't lie. I've got a thing for Girl Scout cookies. Put a box of Tagalongs in front of me and I'll make them disappear in about two minutes flat. Put another box of them in front of me and I will curse your name even as I make that second box disappear.

But I won't do that trick with any of Hersha Howard's Thin mints. Why? Because Hersha loves her Thin Mints to the point of violence.

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Iowa High School Wrestler Forfeits Match Against Girl

Iowa High School Wrestler Forfeits Match Against Girl

Joel Northrup is a sophomore at Linn-Mar High in Iowa. He is also considered one of the best wrestlers in his weight class and was a favorite to win in the state wrestling tournament he was to compete in yesterday.

Then he showed up, officially reported, and withdrew from the first match he was to compete in. His scheduled opponent? Cassy Herkelman, one of two girls who qualified to compete in the Iowa state wrestling tournament.

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Lance Armstrong to retire
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Lance Armstrong To Retire… For Good This Time?

Say the name Lance Armstrong to someone who doesn't follow cycling and it's a good bet that they'll still know who he is.

Cycling fan or not, you have to admire the man. On top of winning a whopping seven Tour de France races, the man decided he wasn't famous enough for his endurance and went out and beat cancer. He also became world famous in a sport that isn't exactly a breeding ground for world famous-ness.

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Natalie Munroe may be fired from her teaching position for comments made in her blog
ABC News

Teacher/Blogger May Lose Her Job Over Comments About Students [VIDEO]

Natalie Munroe, a Pennsylvania resident, began teaching English in 2006. She began blogging under the name Natalie M. in August of 2009.

Everybody blogs these days so no big deal, right? Wrong.

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Razzie Award Nominations Announced for Worst Films of the Year

In advance of the real Academy Award nominations, announced on the 25th, the unfortunate nominees for the 2011 Golden Raspberries (or "Razzies") were announced on Monday, honoring the year's worst actors, actresses, and films. The pack of nominees are led by vampire romance The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and M. Night Shymalan's much-panned Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Check out some of the nominations after the jump:

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