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Jan. 20 2009, Published 3:09 p.m. ET

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What is for celebs and pop culture, the Toilet Paper -- -- does for the news. The new service debuts today.

Sign up now and each day you'll get a witty, humorous (okay -- snide), and intelligent spin on important news topics in current events, business, sports and entertainment. The site is designed to give you what's important in quick, perspective-giving gulps.

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And you can get it in email form, sent to your desk or phone so you can check it out even while you're in the can. (Hence, the name.)

"We are looking to extend the concept of the daily email newsletter past the delivery of lifestyle and shopping tips," says cofounder Gregg Carey. "While we've grown to not only enjoy, but also admire lifestyle email newsletters like Thrillist and DailyCandy, we feel that we've tapped into a different benefit - knowledge.

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"Dudes love facts," he said. "It can make us sound cooler than we are, and, if used appropriate, may even impress the ladies."



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