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Coffee Talk: 'Karate Kid' Earns $56 Million at Box Office

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  • Jaden Smith is living up to the Smith family name. The 12-year-old actor's movie "The Karate Kid," co-starring Jackie Chan, slashed all the competition at the box office this weekend, earning $56 million. [MTV]
  • Is divorce contagious? A new study suggests that one person's heated emotions (and subsequent divorce) can affect the emotions or behaviors of other people in their lives. In short, their actions can spread through a group like a virus. [CNN]
  • Father of six Sean "Diddy" Combs says he won't have any more children until he gets married. "I have six kids from three relationships. They don't live together. Opportunity wasn't really knocking at my door for marriage," he told a British interviewer. [Daily Express]
  • Photos of slave children were discovered in an attic in North Carolina. The photos show two young Black boys wearing torn clothes. Though photos of enslaved adults are common, images of slave children are rare, said a collector. [Huffington Post]
  • Team USA, which includes our World Cup hotties, played against England in the 2010 World Cup. Despite not winning (it was a tie) both teams celebrated a tough game. [ESPN]
  • While coffee may give you a boost (though that is debatable), experts are calling tea the elixir of life, with many benefits -- including lowering the risk of death from all forms of cardiovascular diseases. [Huffington Post]
  • Are we really living in a post-racial world? "Was the election of Barack Obama the turning point in America's development?" University of Pennsylvania professor, Thomas J. Surgue argues we have a lot of work to do before we get there. [Washington Post]
  • Why don't teens talk to their parents about sex? A new study says teenagers are trying to figure out who they are -- and are less likely to tell their parents what they're experiencing. There's also evidence that the more teens talk to their parents, the less likely parents are to expect surprises. [The New York Times]
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