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One million people can't be wrong, right?

Unless, of course, they were visitors to a Web site promising to transmit ultraviolet rays through their computer screens, enabling you to tan from work or at home. When users click on the offer for five free minutes of tanning, they receive a message that UV exposure can kill.

The site is apparently so popular, the original site has either crashed or been taken down.

A British skin cancer charity set up the site two months ago to draw attention to the risks posed by tanning beds and other devices.

What happened to Daryl Hannah's face?

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Valerie Bertinelli at 48 is on the cover of People magazine in a green bikini. Meanwhile, native Chicagoan Daryl Hannah at 48 is inside In Touch Weekly as an example of a plastic surgery don't.

"Daryl's makeover anguish," reads the headline, arrows pointing to Hannah's puffed-up face. It does appear that she had the same plastic surgeon as Priscilla Presley and Jocelyn Wildenstein (also known as "the Bride of Wildenstein" and "Catwoman") ... and a plastic surgeon in the magazine theorizes that she's had a face-lift, brow-lift and Botox.

Top viral videos of 2008

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2008 was the year of the Rickroll, the internet sensation where those surfing the web are tricked into viewing Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" music video. Rickrolling quickly gained popularity as the online savvy tried to outdo one another, culminating in the Rickrolling of Times Square in New York as Astley's video played on one of the large television screens.

But Astley wasn't the only internet star to emerge from the interwebs in 2008 -- click the jump to view a few of our other favorite viral videos from this year.

Find a hot holiday bargain?

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Whether you've seen it on the 'net or in the store, we want to know where you found an unbeatable shopping bargain.