Shia LaBeouf 'Quits' Being in the Public Eye and NASA Finds the 'Hand of God'

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Shia LaBeouf 'Quits' Public Life
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PHOTO: Shia LeBeouf attends "The Company You Keep" New York Premiere at The Museum of Modern Art on April 1, 2013 in New York City.
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After getting just a bit of backlash for allegedly plagiarizing both a graphic novel and a tweet from Lena Dunham, Shia LaBeouf announced on Twitter Friday that he was quitting "public life."

"In light of the recent attacks against my artistic integrity, I am retiring from all public life," he wrote.

While LaBeouf seemed pretty adamant on Twitter, he does have a few upcoming movies to promote which may make it difficult for him to remain a private person for long.

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NASA Telescope Spots 'Hand of God'
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PHOTO: High-Energy X-ray View of Hand of God
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That's one for the scrapbook.

A NASA telescope captured a stunning image of what appears to be celestial hand in space reaching out towards something unseen.

Nicknamed the "Hand of God" photo, the image is actually an optical illusion created by the remnants of a dying star.

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Kate Moss' Sister Kicks Off Modeling Career
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Turns out modeling can be labeled a family trait. Kate Moss' half-sister Lottie celebrated her 16th birthday by announcing she had been signed to a modeling agency and tweeted out her first official modeling photos.

Moss became famous in the early 1990's when she started modeling as a teen for big fashion brands like Calvin Klein. Looks like Lottie will have a lot of sisterly advice to look forward to.

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John McCain Picks Up a Furry Running Mate
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PHOTO: Senator John McCain shared this photo on Twitter, Jan. 10, 2014, "Meet our new puppy, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Gilley!"
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Sen. John McCain has made the strategic decision to pick a running mate with a bit more fur than your average politician.

McCain announced on Twitter that the family has adopted an adorable new puppy.

"Meet our new puppy, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever named Gilley!," McCain wrote on Twitter.

Though Gilley may not be a seasoned politician, she likely will win over at least a few voters on cuteness alone.

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New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Eats Pizza with a Fork, Horrifies New Yorkers
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PHOTO: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, uses a knife and fork to pizza at Goodfellas Pizza in the Staten Island borough of New York on Jan. 10, 2014.
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Forget the "Bridgegate" happening one state over, New York has its own scandal with "Forkgate."

Reporters caught the brand new mayor of New York, Bill De Blasio calmly eating a New York slice at a Staten Island pizzeria with a fork and knife rather than with his hands, as is the unofficial New York tradition.

When confronted by [New York] reporters on the alleged faux pas, De Blasio said he was merely being true to his Italian roots, saying his family would always eat pizza this way. "I've been to Italy a lot," De Blasio told reporters from the New York Times.

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