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LA Meteorologist, Liberte Chan, was wearing a sparkly cocktail dress for the morning weather report. Maybe it wasn't the most appropriate attire for the occasion but apparently it was a just a backup because the outfit she had planned didn't work with the green screen.  As a follow up to the incident, she and her other co-anchors read some of the emails she received. She and her other coworkers maintain that the sweater incident was just a joke in light of all the emails but other people weren't so sure. There was a lot of outrage on Twitter, in additon to some people supporting Chan and her fancy outfit. 


via @JulieOfcharsky, @TraciABanks ,@EliotETC

dogs cute This Woman Quit Her Day Job to Knit Dog Sweaters for a Good Cause
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Jan Brown has knitted over 300 sweaters for homeless greyhounds. What started out as an effort to raise awareness and money for greyhound rescues has become a full time job for the UK woman. According to Yahoo.com, the profits from the sweaters she knits for her business, Knittedwithlove go toward supplies and shipping to benefit dog rescues. 

She can make sweaters for just about any size. 



And hats too! Although they don't seem quite as excited about those. 




Fashion of The Day: These Chickens Get Custom Knitted Sweaters For Winter
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A woman in the UK doesn't give cluck what you think about her obsession with knitting sweaters for her chickens.

She's just happy to help them stay warm this winter.

Nicola Congdon and her mother Ann have been rehoming Battery hens for years now. Battery hens, which spend most of their lives in cages to lay eggs, have trouble acclimating to cold weather once rescued.

So these two animal lovers just knit them tiny, adorable sweaters.

They don't charge anyone who might need a chicken sweater, but they ask that a donation be made to a children's charity in Africa.

Some people as far as Canada have inquired about the sweaters.

Lookin' good, chickens. Lookin' good.

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Though the shirt has been removed from their site (or sold out), Urban Outfitters got into hot water this weekend for this stained and damaged "vintage" Kent State sweater. The historically-minded among you will recognize Kent State as the site of a Vietnam War protest in 1970 that ended with the police shooting of four student protesters.

Urban Outfitters claims that the item's appearance is due to aging, stains, and miscoloration, though obviously it looks more than a little like the violent aftermath of the protest itself. Their official statement on the sweater doesn't help their case much:



TL;DR: Company known for ripping off art designs, pandering to bratty youths, and doing attention-grabbing things to gain publicity among other attention-grabbing bratty youths acts according to form. Carry on.

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