The Social Climber: Jenny Jones Proves You Don't Need Snow, Powerball Jackpot Swells

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Jenny Jones Proves You Don't Need Snow
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PHOTO: Bronze medalist Jenny Jones of Great Britain celebrates during the medal ceremony for the womens snowboard slopestyle Finals on day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza, Feb. 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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No, we're not talking about the 1990s talk show host.

The Jenny Jones of the moment is a 33-year-old Olympian who became the first British athlete to win a medal in a snow-based Olympic event.

Jones grabbed bronze in the women's slopestyle final on Sunday, cementing her place in the history books.

The BBC reports that, by contrast, Great Britain has won 22 medals over 90 years on the ice.

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Powerball Jackpot Swells
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PHOTO: Forms for the Powerball lottery wait to be filled out at a gas station in Bowie, Md., Aug. 6, 2013.
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The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has swelled to $284 million.

The cash value of the prize is estimated at $162.7 million, according to the Powerball website.

While there are an infinite number of ways to spend the money, might we suggest taking up an Olympic sport full-time?

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Is Kate Upton Engaged?
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PHOTO: Kate Upton tweets this photo after her proposal by Stuff, the Orlando Magic team Mascot.
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Kate Upton's boyfriend was gone for five seconds when someone else swooped in to ask the supermodel for her hand in marriage.

The Orlando Magic's mascot, Stuff, a green dragon, asked the supermodel for her hand in marriage on Friday during a basketball game.

"Thanks @STUFF_mascot for the proposal tonight! Great game!" Upton tweeted after the game, along with a plum-sized piece of bling the mascot gave her.

"I was gone for 5 seconds!!" Upton boyfriend, Justin Verlander, tweeted.

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Meat Recall
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Rancho Feeding Corporation of Petaluma, Calif., is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said in a news release.

The products affected by the meat recall were shipped to distribution centers in California, Florida, Illinois and Texas, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

In a statement to ABC News, Rancho Feeding Corporation said, "We deeply regret any inconvenience this may have caused our customers."

Click here to read the full recall.

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Flappy Bird No Longer Flying
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PHOTO: Dong Nguyen, the developer of Flappy Bird app has removed the popular game from iOs and Android stores.
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It's game over for Flappy Bird.

The enormously addictive game that has been downloaded millions of times was pulled from app stores Sunday after its creator said it had ruined his "simple life."

"I can call 'Flappy Bird' is a success of mine. But it also ruins my simple life. So now I hate it," creator Dong Nguyen tweeted.

During an interview with The Verge last week, Nguyen said "Flappy Bird" was raking in $50,000 a day in revenue from in-app advertisements.

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