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Nov 12

Five events everyone will be talking about tonight.
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A Shady New Study Calls Out The Top 10 Snobbiest Cities In America

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San Fransico may want to check its snobbery levels. Roadsnacks.net studied 250 US cities to detemine which was tinged with haughtiness. Based off its "snob-tastic criteria", which included details on the number of private schools, art galleries, Whole Food store locations (lol) and household income, the site concluded that San Fransisco, Berkley, Pasadena, Scottsdale and Seattle are the top 5 snobbiest cities. Washington D.C. is the only east coast city that appears on the list, proving that west coast is not actually the best coast. (Via: Washington Post)

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Fantasy Football To Shut Down In New York City?

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Bad news for NYC-based fantasy football players. Attorney general Eric Schneiderman has hit the two biggest daily fantasy sports contest providers, FanDuel and DraftKings, with cease-and-desist orders. According to the AG's office, the businesses constitute as illegal gambling under New York State law and must stop accepting bets from players within five business days. The CEO of FanDuel, Nigel Eccles is clapping back by refusing to shut down until it's officially deemed illegal.

But shit is already beginning to hit the fan. Since the AG's request, FanDuel's financial processor, Vantiv Entertainment Solutions, has decided to sever ties with the company . Yikes. (Via: NYT)

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Facebook Is Testing Self-Destructing Messenger Feature

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According to Buzzfeed, France FB users got the first dibs on self-destructing messaging. Users testing out the feature (straight up jacked from Snapchat) have the option to send messages that will erase after an hour. In a statement, the platform confirmed that following

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"small test" the feature will roll out to a wider audience.

Snapchat may want to watch the throne. (Via: Buzzfeed)

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Mel B Talks Potential Spice Girls Reunion

In an interview with Billboard, Mel B discussed the fate of the Spice Girls' 20th anniversary reunion. Yes, the one Victoria Beckham fka Posh Spice allegedly will not be a part of. It's happening, according to Mel B...."potentially" Via Billboard:

Once we sort everything out we make an announcement, but right now we're just figuring it all out. Next year is your 20 anniversary so we're really just trying to make sure something happens.

FIGURE IT OUT, VICTORIA. (via: Billboard)

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INTERNET BROKEN: Missy Elliot Drops Her First Video In Seven Years

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In case you missed it, Thursday turned into International Missy Elliot Day when the the legendary rapper/producer took to her new Instagram and debuted the Pharrell Williams assisted single "WTF (Where They From)" and its accompanying video. All hail the rap/glittery tracksuit queen.

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Nov 12, 2015

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