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10-yr-old Mackenzie Moretter’s birthday attended by 300 strangers after 0 RSVPs and mom’s plea

In a heaping, helping dose of feel-good news, 10-year-old Mackenzie Moretter, who suffers from the rare genetic disorder Sotos Disease, had a HUGE birthday bash yesterday with over 300 attendees. That may not seem extremely newsworthy, but just one day before her mother issued a Facebook plea after everyone initially invited to Mackenzie’s party declined to attend. Keep reading for videos from Mackenziepalooza by local news agencies and read her mom’s emotional message of appreciation.

Jenny Peak mug shot photo, self-assault arrest story is a hoax

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There’s a viral story currently making the rounds about a woman named Jenny Peak who was arrested in Chicago after winning a $12 bet with her stepfather after he said she couldn’t “kick her own ass.” The virality of the story is fueled by a shocking mug shot photo allegedly of Jenny showing the head injuries that she sustained during her successful bid to beat herself up. But, we did a little research and discovered the whole Jenny Peak story is fake. Keep reading to find out the real story behind the all-too-real mug shot photo!

Lollapalooza and Coachella festivals ban selfie sticks

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If you’re getting all packed for festival season then you may have a little bit extra room where you thought your selfie stick was going to go. That’s right, you’re going to have to Instagram your Coachella and Lollapalooza experience(s) using only your old-fashioned pair of arms as both festivals have recently officially banned the camera arm extensions from their events.

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PHOTO Billionaire British heiress and baby in epic celebrity photobomb sandwich

Billionaire British heiress Alice Bamford posed for a photo with her baby at Hollywood’s famous Nobu Japanese restaurant on Sunday, but Alice and little Lilou were upstaged by one of the most famous families on the planet! Keep reading to find out who the family is and why they aren’t the wealthiest peeps in the pic.

PHOTOS Hasbro’s Operation game’s Cavity Sam got a makeover

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I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but Hasbro’s classic kids’ electronic surgery game Operation has given Cavity Sam a major makeover! Instead of an obese naked man with such maladies as Adam’s apple, butterflies in stomach, and funny bone, the new Cavity Sam has lost a lot of weight, put on a pair of polka dot shorts, gotten a few tattoos, apparently likes to hang out in the sunshine wearing a wife beater tank top, and now suffers from much more modern ailments like gamer’s thumb, headphone headache, and heartburn.

VIDEO PHOTOS Jax wears The Dress on American Idol

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Tonight was the Top 8 girls performances on American Idol and Jax all but guaranteed her performance would be memerable by wearing “The Dress” that took the internet (and the recesses of my brain) by storm last week! Keep reading to watch an HD clip of her performance and the reactions of the judges as well as Ryan Seacrest afterward. PLUS, lots of photos and some rather funny post-performance tweets!