WrestleMania 29 - Highest-grossing event in WWE history

The WrestleMania 29 extravaganza will now go down as the highest-grossing event in WWE history, per a press release the company sent out earlier today. As industry publication Variety notes the entire WrestleMania weekend garnered the company a whopping $72 million, up significantly from last year's $67 million for WrestleMania 28. It also drew 80,676 fans to New Jersey's Met Life Stadium, once again up from the crowd of 78,363 at Miami's Sun Life Stadium. Variety also noted that the pay-per-view, headlined by the heavily-anticipated rematch between The Rock vs. John Cena, is projected to have done 1.2 million buys. Down slightly from last year's record-breaking 1.3 million purchases, but still a tremendous number.
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Bang With Friends Launches Site To Help You Have Sex With Strangers At SXSW

Hooking up at SXSW was never very hard, but it just got easier. If you’re in Austin this week and looking for that special someone to have anonymous sex with, look no further: Bang With Friends has extended its hookup app to make it available for the unwashed hordes social media experts looking for a little love after a margarita… or six.

If you have never used Bang With Friends, it works like this: You go to the site, click Facebook Connect, and choose from a mosaic of friends who you’re “Down To Bang” with. And if one of your friends also clicks on you to indicate that they’re Down To Bang as well, you’re both sent an email suggesting that you just get it over with and hook up already.

Well, the site has launched a new landing page at sxsw.bangwithfriends.com, which is aimed at hooking up attendees that might be interested in, um, banging. Unlike the original web app, BWF’s SXSW page shows you other attendees who have connected with the SXSW page, highlighting them with a special SXSW symbol. Because, you know, this is all about SEX. At SXSW.

In addition to the SXSW-specific site, Bang With Friends is partnering with MakeLoveNotPorn’s Cindy Gallop, who is speaking at the event. BWF minions will be handing out limited-edition-branded condoms during her session.

It’s all mainly promotional fluff for the site’s bigger mission of connecting people who’d like to have sex with one another. And on that front, it seems to be doing pretty well — already, Bang With Friends has had about 750,000 users connect to the site, submitting some 16 million “Down to Bang” clicks since the site launched. Of all those clicks, about 180,000 pairs have been successfully matched… Though there’s no word on how many of them ended up doing the deed.

Bang With Friends isn’t the only app to tap into SXSW’s hookup culture to get ahead. Social network Qpid is using the event as a way to get users sharing their sexual health status. You know, as a way to ensure other people don’t get your STDs.
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'My rats love me, when I cry they lick my tears': Meet the woman whose rodent-obsession has spiraled out of controlRat mania: Chantal Banks, who stars in an upcoming episode of TLC's My Crazy Obsession, has a total of 19 long-tailed friends in her two-bedroom home

A woman has told how she loves rats more than people, including her estranged husband.Chantal Banks, who stars in an upcoming episode of TLC's My Crazy Obsession, has a total of 19 long-tailed friends - which she describes as children - in her two-bedroom home.She lets each of the rodents lick her lips, nibble food from her mouth and run across her while she sleeps.

Her rat mania started when she was just 16 years old.'When you find your purpose in life you know it, and that’s what happened to me when I saw the first rat,' she said in a preview of the TLC show.

Comfortable lifestyle: Mrs Banks has created hammocks inside the cages for the rat
'I’ve had them pretty much ever since and I’ll never be without them.'Mrs Banks found someone who was able to deal with her love of rats and for 11 years she was married to Chester.

The couple have a son together, Kevin, who says: 'I grew up with siblings and they were rats.'But now Mrs Banks' obsession has spiraled out of control, her marriage has hit the rocks and she has moved out of the family home.

'Chantal would go out and buy two or three rats for whatever reason and then I’d find out about it later... I didn't want any rats,' Mr Banks explains. While he is hopeful that his spouse will stop hitting the pet store, Mrs Banks says the relationship is well and truly over.'My husband didn’t really want to take care of my rats anymore and it was very demoralizing and it was very difficult,' she recalls.'My husband will never have the type of bond that I have with my rats.'

Now living alone in her own apartment Mrs Banks dedicates much of her time to her little furry pets.Each rat has human name such as Lily and Janice, which apparently reflect their personality.'Burka likes to eat but he doesn’t like to exercise. Janice loves to kiss, Lilly is my jumper.' the mother-of-one chimes.While she likes eating with them and teaching them tricks she also delights in 'huffing' them.The act involves her enthusiastically nuzzling the rodent's belly.

Dealing with the rodent mania: Mrs Banks' husband Chester (left) has had enough of the rats, while her son Kevin is quite fond of them and describes them as his siblings (right)

'It smells good, it smells like nachos!' she exclaims.When she doesn't see her rats for a while she says that she suffers from GGMR, standing for 'I Gotta Get More Rats.'Summarizing her obsession she says: 'I love rats more than I love people. I can’t live without them. 'My rats love me, they don’t judge me. They love me for who I am. When I cry they lick my tears.'

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Life : Then and Now

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1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
3. Life is too short not to enjoy it.
4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.
5. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.
6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself.
7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.
8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for things that matter.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
11. Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.
12. It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
13. Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye… But don’t worry; God never blinks.
16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
17. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful.  Clutter weighs you down in many ways.
18. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
19. It’s never too late to be happy.  But it’s all up to you and no one else.
20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
22. Overprepare, then go with the flow.
23. Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.
24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words, ‘In five years, will this matter?’
27. Always choose Life.
28. Forgive but don’t forget.
29. What other people think of you is none of your business.
30. Time heals almost everything. Give Time time.
31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
32. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
33. Believe in miracles.
34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn’t do.
35. Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
36. Growing old beats the alternative — dying young.
37. Your children get only one childhood.
38. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d
grab ours back.
41. Envy is a waste of time. Accept what you already have, not what you think you need.
42. The best is yet to come…
43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
44. Yield.
45. Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.
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Dito Von Tease: Artist Makes Uncanny Fingerprint Portraits

Dito Steve Jobs


Self Portrait 

Dito Smurfs

Dito Sherlock Holmes

Dito Shrek

Dito Spock

Dito Frida Kahlo

Dito Hello Kitty

Dito Bane

Dito Kiss 

Dito Mao Tze Tung

Dito Mozart

Dito Mr. T 

Dito Ronald McDonald

Dito Avatar

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