15 Athletes Gone Bankrupt

Being a professional athlete and making millions of dollars does not guarantee success in other endeavors outside of sports. Here is a revealing list of 15 Athletes that have lost it all…. courtesy of CNBC

For a while, no boxer on earth was as feared as “Iron Mike” Tyson. The powerful puncher won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, some of which took place during the first round. He quickly became the heavyweight champion of the world, but in 1992 he was convicted of sexual assault and served three years in prison. When he got out, no amount of comeback matches could get him back his mojo, and after biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a 1997 fight, Tyson was disqualified. He never again won another championship.
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[video] New Voice Revealed in AFLAC Dancing Duck

Gilbert is on suicide watch right now.

(NEWSER) – After 11 years of being voiced by Gilbert Gottfried, the Aflac duck has a new man behind it: Dan McKeague, a radio ad sales manager from Minnesota. Gottfried was fired last month after making some ill-advised jokes about the Japan earthquake, and McKeague beat 12,500 people to replace the comedian, theMinneapolis Star Tribune reports. “It’s just one word, but you have to give it meaning and emotion and make it sound surprising,” McKeague explains of his technique. “I mean, that’s what I was thinking of when I practiced in the car.”


Muslim model Sila Sahin sparks controversy by posing nude for Playboy cover

Death Threats from Taliban in 5,4,3…

via Daily Mail
Posing provocatively on the cover of German Playboy magazine with one breast exposed, Sila Sahin seems to be sending a clear and deliberate message to her conservative Turkish family.
‘I did it because I wanted to be free at last,’ she said. ‘These photographs are a liberation from the restrictions of my childhood.’

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[video] CNN investigates President Obama Birth Certificate Controversy

Okay the country is on the brink of total collapse and the top headline is if Obama was born in Kenya? I don’t know who to blame more CNN for the continuous coverage or Donald Trump for bringing this back up again as he acts like he is gonna run for president. We are now involved in three wars with no end insight and this is the top story?
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(CNN) — Was Barack Obama really born in America?
A new CNN investigation reveals what most analysts have been saying since the “birther” controversy erupted during the 2008 presidential campaign: Obama was born Hawaii on August 4, 1961. Period.
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Mike Vick comes out against Dog Fighting apps

Human fighting good, dog fighting bad bad bad!!

via Huff Post

“I’ve come to learn the hard way that dogfighting is a dead-end street,” Vick said in a statement posted on the Humane Society’s website. “Now, I am on the right side of this issue, and I think it’s important to send the smart message to kids, and not glorify this form of animal cruelty, even in an Android app.”
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NY 1 exposes Trump’s awful voting record

Okay Donald the jig is up. Time for you to go back to being an a-hole businessman and leave the politics alone to the real liars and thieves.

via Guardian UK

Records unearthed by NY1, Trump’s hometown news station, show he has not voted in primary elections for 21 years. City election board spokeswoman Valerie Vazquez confirmed NY1’s story at the weekend.

The news prompted a furious denial from Trump. “I voted in every general election … You’re going to pay a big price because you’re wrong … I have records that I voted and so does the board of elections … I signed in at every election,” he told NY1.
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[video] TIL how much Green Screens are really used in Movies and Television

If you are not familiar with REDIT, TIL stands for Today I Learned. Anyway check out another demonstration of how much television is really smoke and mirrors via the magical green screen. Courtesy of MartinVanBallin.

Stargate Studios’ ( http://www.stargatestudios.net ) Virtual Backlot Reel 2009. Music: “Lion Heart” by Emancipator http://www.emancipatormusic.com

Exclusive: Miami Hurricanes Custom Snapback New Era

Rock-N-Jocks just got in stock the “U” Miami Hurricanes Custom Snapback New Era hat. This snapback is all black with an all hunter green bill. The embroidered “U” logo on the front of the hat is in orange, hunter green and outlined in white. The back of the hat has the embroidered “Stork” logo hunter green, white, orange, and yellow. Extremely limited to total quantity available This is a custom design done by RNJ so the only place you will find it is at http://www.rocknjocks.com

[pics]Kanye West Wearing Nike Air Yeezy II

Still not my cup of tea, but what do I know.

via Hypebeast
Kanye West teases with a look at the Nike Air Yeezy II, a design that will surely see a release sometime down the line. Looking a bit less flashy than the previous model, the kicks sport a leather upper with off-white midsoles, textured paneling and glow-in-the-dark outsoles, matching a colorway similar to the original Grammy-worn Air Yeezy. Stay tuned for further new and closer looks in the coming weeks.

Congressman Al Franken fires letter to Jobs about iPhone ‘tracking your every movement’ feature

Are we really surprised that Steve Jobs is Big Brother? Every aspect of this society we are being followed and watched by some evil force so get used to it.

via Arstechnica

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) wants answers. Security researchers today revealed the existence of a file on iPhones and on their computer backups that logs detailed cell phone triangulation data—and has ever since iOS 4 was released last summer. The information is stored unencrypted by default, and is simple to access. That announcement led Franken to fire off a two-page letter (PDF) today, asking nine pointed questions of Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

The letter concludes with a list of questions.

  1. Why does Apple collect and compile this location data? Why did Apple choose to initiate tracking this data in its iOS 4 operating system?
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Exclusive:Chicago Bulls Custom New Era 59/50

Rock-N-Jocks just released the perfect match for the true blue cement Jordans that are coming out on June 4th. This Chicago Bulls custom New Era 59/50 fitted is all white with the top of the bill in grey with the cement print in black. The embroidered bull on the front of the hat is in indigo blue, red, and, grey. The back of the hat has the smaller embroidered bull logo in grey and indigo blue. Only limited to 30 total pieces means it will sell out fast. Go pick this up and tons of other new releases at http://www.rocknjocks.com Also if you want big discount codes follow RNJ on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/rocknjocks.

[video] Mortal Kombat: Legacy – Ep. 2 – Jax, Sonya and Kano (Part 2)

Have not watched these yet due to me moving, I have but after a few more posts I will watch along with Ep. 1. which is under the cut.

” Jax, Sonya and Kano (Part 2)”
When Jax realizes time is of the essence to save Sonya, a fellow lieutenant in the Outworld Investigation Agency, from Kano’s deadly hand, he holds nothing back in this action-packed, two-on-one battle to keep a shipment of stolen Robotic Defense Program material out of Kano’s hands. But can Jax and Sonya do it? Kano is a ruthless, evil leader of the “Black Dragon” international crime organization, and anyone who’s tried to take him down has never lived to tell about it!

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McDonalds overwhelmed with JOB SEEKERS on NATIONAL HIRING DAY

Who would have ever thought working at McDonalds would become a coveted job?

Shows you that this tough economy has changed peoples attitude. Full disclosure: I worked at McDonalds for probably two weeks back in 1990.

via Sacbee
McDonald’s didn’t have a complete count on how many applicants showed up Tuesday, but so many arrived on some local McDonald’s doorsteps that restaurant owners were nearly overwhelmed.

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Exclusive: Chicago Bulls New Era 59/50 fitted

Rock-N-Jocks brings back by huge demand this custom Chicago Bulls New Era 59/50 fitted. This custom is a perfect match for countless pairs of Jordans with the red and black. This hat is all black with an all red bill. The embroidered bull logo on the front of the hat is done in red, white, and black. The back of the has has the small embroidered bull in red and black. Only limited to 30 total pieces. Go pick this up and tons of other new releases exclusively at http://www.rocknjocks.com