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Attack of the giant nuns

It sounds like the premise for a bad horror flick, but it’s all too real: there are 28 giant nuns on the streets of Baltimore’s central business district. Seriously. Don’t panic, though. They’re just 8-foot-tall cardboard cutouts (whew!) of the ...

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That didn’t take long

The little squirt who unlocked the iPhone has announced he’ll be trading the reworked gadget to a Kentucky-based cell phone repair company in exchange for a “sweet” Nissan 350Z. George Hotz, who I first blogged about last week, will also ...

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A new gizmo for dessert

Legal Sea Foods is serving up some new technology to go with raw oysters, 2-pound lobsters and wood-grilled wild salmon. Last weekend I took my family to meet my mother for dinner at the Legal Sea Foods in King of ...

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Sick kid? Try Johns Hopkins.

In its ongoing effort to rank just about everything, U.S. News & World Report has released its list of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Hold your breath (but not for too long), folks. Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins placed third, just behind Children’s ...

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It’s bad and it’s back!

Muscle heads unite! American Gladiators is back! Yep…that’s right! Harking back to the days of frosted mullets and Zubaz, the network that brought you The Office and The Cosby Show announced last week that it was bringing back America’s favorite ...

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Born free

Someone finally managed to break the lock that ties the iPhone to AT&T’s network. Of course, it was a 17 year-old. The New Jersey teenager confirmed to the AP this morning that he was using his iPhone on T-Mobile’s network, ...

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Not just at Christmas

Karen Buckelew reported today on the finances of the Salvation Army’s Baltimore Area Command, which focuses its charitable efforts on area schoolchildren, the homeless and disaster relief. From the story: It also is a charity that has been stretching its ...

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