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These Guys LOVE the Patriots

In the media firestorm that's come to be known as Deflategate, it's become pretty clear that the New England Patriots are the most hated football team in the NFL.

But there's still plenty of people who love this team and its players.

Like these guys, who stepped up on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to take the hit for letting the air out of those footballs.

Each one of them claims to be "the locker room guy" responsible for letting the air out of the balls.

Wait. Do a couple of these guys look familiar...?

 
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The Snow Never Bothered Them Anyway

A bona fide blizzard hit Boston and the Northeast this week, and there was an awful lot of complaining.

But there was no complaining at the New England Aquarium, where some of the residents took full advantage of the snow day.

Check out this video of some fur seals having an absolute blast with the weather.

And check out the Marine Mammal Trainers blog for more info and some super cute pix.

 
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"Lost Dog" Overcomes Obstacles

Budweiser released their 2015 Super Bowl commercial yesterday. At this writing, "Lost Dog" has already had over 8 million views on YouTube.

The little puppy gets into a horse trailer at the Clydesdale ranch, and gets driven away.

Not to worry - he escapes in the city, and finds his way home, overcoming all obstacles.

Wait, what's that behind the tree, with his home within sight?

Is it a wolf? Uh oh...

You can watch the rest on your own...

Except for the presence of the Clydesdales and the Budweiser cap on the guy who runs the place, I'm not really sure what this has to do with beer, but that's probably not all that important...

 

And for a little extra fun, check out this short clip that shows you some behind-the-scenes footage of the puppies used in this spot.

 
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Captain America Vs. Guardian of the Galaxy!

Chris Evans is Captain America. He's a fan of the New England Patriots. Something to do with the red, white and blue, perhaps?

Chris Pratt is a Guardian of the Galaxy. He favors the Seattle Seahawks.

And for the past two weeks, the Captain and the Guardian have been at war. On Twitter, anyway.

There have been wagers about who will do what if the other's team wins. But with their last tweets, the pair upped the ante with some back and forth images.

First, this one from Chris Pratt, showing Patriots QB Tom Brady feasting on some sort of bird...
Followed by this one from Chris Evans, showing Seahawks QB Russell Wilson in a different sort of uniform... Personally, I hope the bantering goes on long after the game is done.
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Will This Be Katy Perry's Halftime Song?

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took the stage during media week leading up to the Super Bowl because he was obligated to do so.

But I guess he didn't think he was obligated to say anything, because the answer to every question was a variation on "I'm just here so I don't get fined."

It was pretty funny to watch, but the NFL didn't think so. They're considering whacking him with a huge fine.

So what are they going to do to Katy Perry, the Big Game's halftime performer, who used the same line in a pre-Super Bowl interview?

Check out this mashup of Marshawn and Katy saying the same thing over and over.

If someone sets this to music, we're talking straight to the top of the charts.

Katy could sing it during halftime.

I wonder if the NFL would let Marshawn out of the locker room for a few minutes to make it a duet?

 
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Ted 2 On the Way

Seth MacFarlane is back, people!

A couple of years ago, his movie about a teddy bear that came to life earned the distinction of being "the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time." That's according to comingsoon.net, and why would they lie?

On June 26, Ted 2 will hit the theaters, and the trailer for it hit the internet yesterday.

Mark Wahlberg is back as Ted's best friend, and Morgan Freeman is part of the cast.

Morgan. Freeman.

In a movie about a talking teddy bear.

Now you want to see it too, don't you?

Here's the trailer...

 
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"Get Out of Here, You Low-Life Scum"

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger arrived at a Senate hearing yesterday chaired by Senator John McCain.

As the 91-year-old Kissinger took his seat, a group of protestors rose from theirs and started chanting, "Arrest Henry Kissinger for war crimes."

They did it in a sort of sing-song way, but it really missed the mark.

Kissinger didn't even seem to notice. Could be years of practice, could be that he's 91.

But McCain did, and ordered the police officers in the room to remove the protestors.

And as they were led out, McCain delivered the verbal coup de gras: "Get out of here, you low-life scum."

Tell it like it is, Senator!

 
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My Fit Foods recap!

Fact:
I have done the MFF 21 Day Challenge a total of 3 times over the last 4 years. Every time I lose an average of 5-7 pounds over the 21 days. This year I lost 5 pounds easy. (I don't believe in pills, or drops, or shots, or fad diets...I believe in eating real food. If you eat the right food, in the right amounts...you lose weight.)

Why I did it this year:
My motivation this year was to get back on track and to stop eating so much dang sugar!
I am really good at eating healthy Monday – Thursday, but when Friday roles around, I think I "deserve" every cookie, glass of wine, and breakfast taco that comes my way. I wanted help snapping out of this game I play with myself!!

Favorite part of MFF:
It is so easy. For 3 weeks I don't have to worry about meal planning, grocery shopping etc.
I reminds me...I CAN go out with friends and drink water instead of wine. I CAN go to a football watching party and not snack on chips and dip. I CAN get through a day without candy! (I actually never craved sugar while on this plan...it is crazy that if you eat the right food...cravings go away! )

Favorite Meal:
I am in love with the Lettuce Wraps and ALL of the breakfasts.

The Cost
I know that MFF is an investment, and here is how I look at it. Look at all the money you spend over a 3 week period on food, snacks, drinks, restaurants, coffee, etc. MFF is still probably going to cost more, but does it cost THAT much more? Maybe the $$ you spend is a good motivator to stay on the program…it is for me!

Whats next?
Well I fell a heck of a lot better than I did on December 31st. I am down a few pounds, and it helped me get in the grove to lose weight and make good healthy decisions in 2015!
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WTFudge was I thinking?....

Happy #TBT! Here's a photo I ran across. I like to montage photos so that's the reason you might see other body parts in the background of this photo. Have you checked out some older photos of yourself, especially if you grew up in the '80s and thought.. 'WTF' how did I get my hair to do that.. look at my makeup. Seems like you try to look older when you are young growing up. When you get older, it's the other way around.

I'm thankful I never got to close to an open flame and have my hair catch fire. I won't say I never cinged it. ;) If you have kiddos who are doing what you think are weird things to their hair, makeup or whatever. Instead of fighting about it, just think there will be photos that will pop up later where they will say.. .WTFrick was I thinking? It's a never ending cycle that makes for great 'Get a good laugh' photo later. :)
Happy #TBT
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Clearing the Finish Line

While a near-record snowfall covered the City of Boston, one man tried to stay ahead of the white stuff.

Chris Laudani, a bartender, finished his shift early on Tuesday night, grabbed a shovel and headed for Boylston Street and the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

On his own, he cleared the finish line - site of the horrific bombings - of snow.

He wasn't looking for anything.

"I only did it to send a message," he later told Boston Magazine after his identity was determined. I love the Boston Marathon and everything it stands for, the finish line doesn't deserve to be covered in snow."

So touching...
 
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