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Free Hugs

April 24th, 2013 12:00 PM

In 2004, men in New York and Australia independently began giving out free hugs in public places to spread positivity in their communities. After a video of the Australian man went viral in 2006, the Free Hugs campaign became a global phenomenon.

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Coachella Hipster FAIL

April 23rd, 2013 8:00 PM

In the latest segment of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Lie Witness News,” concert-goers at this year’s Coachella music festival are caught pretending to be fans of made-up band names.

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