Special Olympian gives President Obama Much Needed Hug

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

His detractors might have sneered, and his staunchest supporters surmised image bolstering. No dice, a hug is a hug and if anyone needed a non-partisan act of unconditional love and affection this week, it was our President (hear that conservatives?...PRES-I-DENT) Obama. Watch this touching scene immediately.

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Obama phones USMNT, LILO Sues, Farewell Paul Mazursky

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

So kind of President Obama to phone Tim Howard and Clint Dempsy following their 1-2 defeat to Belgium in the World Cup. Not exactly a bad consolation prize to get pinged by a president, eh? Our friend Lavar Burton has successfully "kick-started" his already proven initiative to teach children to love reading.

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Cocaine Cookies, Gerry Goffin, Our Miley, World Cup

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

Mauricio Isidro Rivera Hernandez gets our nod for his ambition and creativity for baking 118 pellets of cocaine and into cookies but we'll reserve any further praise --and so will US Customs. Custom officials Newark Liberty International Airport siezed the Guatemalen national's luggage which contained the cookies authorities claim to have a street value of more than $50,000.

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Stoners Busted Stealing Fruit Loops and Other Gems

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

Unless you've been there (ie. Really high) you really can't judge the two dudes for breaking into a school and stealing Fruit Loops. They were hungry. Just after burning one the stealthy Florida teens, outfitted in commando gear went on a mission to cure their munchies when Hernandez County Police nabbed the two "heads."

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Shia LaBeouf'd, Seth Rogen Offends North Korean President

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

Sick and tired of reading story after story involving recalls? So are we! Hell, we're tired of writing them. That's why we've introduced the Recall Roundup, where we cover the past week's recall-related news in a single, easy-to-digest article. Here's what's on the chopping block for this week.

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Don't Be an Idiom: Good for you

Exploring the origins of everyday words and phrases.

Many English idioms are so common that we tend not to think of them as idioms. "Good for you," for example, is a phrase that isn't used much outside of America, with the exception of the variant "good on you" that is popular in Australia. There is also the little-used British phrase "bully for you," which was briefly fashionable in America thanks to Theodore Roosevelt.

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