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This Day in History for August 11 – Inmates Arrive at Alcatraz and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1934 – The first civilian inmates arrive at the Federal prison on Alcatraz Island (More info)

1965 – The predominately black neighborhood of Watts in Los Angeles erupts in riots that last six days and leave 34 people dead (More info)

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New Site Will Read Terms of Service So You Don’t Have To

A website’s Terms of Service, more commonly known as ToS, are often so lengthy and loaded with legal jargon that most of us don’t even bother reading them and just blindly click “agree,” never knowing what’s actually in them.

Now a new site will do the reading for you — and call anything questionable to your attention.

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Are Former ‘X-Files’ Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson a Couple?

Summer of 2012 may go down in entertainment history as the era during which former co-stars were most likely to hook up.

First it was Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who appeared together on ‘That 70′s Show,’ and now — much to the certain delight of ‘X-Files’ fans everywhere — it’s apparently Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny.

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Celebrity Birthdays for August 10 – Antonio Banderas, Angie Harmon and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Antonio Banderas
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Films such as ‘Evita,’ ‘The Mask of Zorro’ and ‘Philadelphia,’ his voiceover work as the bee in the Nasonex ads and in the ‘Shrek’ and ‘Puss in Boots’ franchises, and his marriage to plastic-surgery victim Melanie Griffith

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Mississippi County Proposes Law Banning Saggy Pants — Is It Fair? [POLL]

In Hinds County, MS — home of Jackson, the state’s capital — the unemployment rate is a staggering 9.1 percent, and more than a fifth of the county’s residents live below the poverty line.

But according to some local government officials, more people there would be able to get a job if they’d just pull their darned pants up, so they want to enact a law banning saggy pants.

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