Thug culture

I don't blame the hood rat who dressed her son with his pants sagging and his drawers exposed, I blame hip hop and its poisonous influence on our culture. This photo of a toddler dressed in urban gear and holding a stack of cash big enough to choke a horse is making the rounds on the Internet. Influential rappers like Jay Z and Lil Wayne encourage our young men to continue dressing like slobs. Is it any wonder that the white community considers us to be a race of Thugs?

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Michelle Obama

The Getty Images photographer who snapped the selfie seen around the world says First Lady Michelle Obama was not upset with President Barack Obama.

Roberto Schmidt's infamous photo went viral on social networking websites on Tuesday. The photo shows Obama snapping a 'selfie' with himself and the Danish Prime Minister during Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Johannesburg.

Many critics slammed Obama for not maintaining decorum and dignity at such a solemn occasion.

Others assumed Mrs. Obama's pinched facial expression indicated disapproval of the president's childish behavior.

But the photographer disputed the reports.

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sea creature in Spain

A mysterious sea creature has washed up onshore in Villaricos, Spain, leaving everyone scratching their heads. A woman found the decomposing carcass on the beach early Thursday, according to a report on ThinkSpain.com.

“A lady found one part and we helped her retrieve the rest,” said Maria Sanches of Civil Protection in Cuevas. “We have no idea what it was. It really stank.” The carcass sprouts shattered bones (which some mistook for horns) on one end and is about 13 feet long.

Photos of the "sea monster" are going viral on social networks and making headlines all over the world. Some speculate humorously that the creature is a distant relative to the Loch Ness Monster.

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