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HOW Much Money Was Spent On Pets In 2012?!?!?!?

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Americans may have been having financial troubles these past few years, but that does NOT matter when it comes to their pets!

Animal lovers have spent upwards of $53 billion on food, veterinary care, kennels and other services in 2012.

Jeez louise, that's a lot of cheese!

Those numbers are up 5% from 2011 when spending toppled

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NHL Players' Association Disappointed With NHL Response

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We feel like the entire NHL fan base is on a hidden camera reality show, where the NHL and the NHLPA are just severely messing with us. How can you not come to an agreement before canceling an entire professional sport's season?

The NHL Players' Association brought a proposal to the league on Wednesday and were super pissed that the owners didn't view it as a pathway to a new deal. REALLY?

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New Star Wars Films Confirmed! The Saga Continues In 2015…

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When we heard Disney was buying LucasFilm Ltd., we thought there was a good chance we might see a brand new Star Wars trilogy!

We were wrong.

A trilogy is only 3 movies, and the Mouse has no plans of stopping there!

Disney has confirmed they are indeed planning on making Star Wars Episode VII, set for release in 2015!

But their long term goal is to release a brand new feature every 2-3 years from then on, continuing the Star Wars franchise FOREVER!!!

Makes sense to us! They have to recoup that $4 billion price tag somehow!

[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]

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Monster Energy Drinks Might Be Deadly!

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The FDA is currently investigating the link between Monster Energy drinks and five deaths this past year.

The whole investigation started when the mother of a 14-year-old girl who died after drinking Monster filed a lawsuit.

The girl apparently drank two large cans of Monster and died from "cardiac arrhythmia due to caffeine toxicity."

Monster claims it's not their fault, saying:

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London Olympics Should Come In $600 MILLION Under Budget!

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The London Olympics and Paralympics look like they might be costing $600 million less than previously thought!

That seems absolutely ahmayzing until you learn the total projected cost of the games is still $14.2 BILLION!

So they originally thought it'd cost them $14.8 billion. So it's a win, sort of.

Unless you knew that the original amount they planned to spend was

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