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In this week's feature, Gail Shepherd explores the art of scam-baiting. What does that art entail you ask? In plain English, it's screwing with Internet crooks. This hobby involves responding to those annoying emails that inundate your spam box promising get rich quick schemes.

Over in Bob Norman's The Pulp, he tags along on a tour of swindler Scott Rothstein's "inner sanctum" -- aka his former office at his firm -- hosted by former U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey. The paranoid ponzi schemer's office was separated by a security-coded door, accessible by him and a chosen few associates. I doubt Rothstein's cell has that perk.

In our news column, Gus Garcia-Roberts tells us about a real rubber band man: A Lauderhill man's dream 

to make it into the Guinness book has finally come true with the construction of his humongous rubber band ball, reaching heights of a single-story, Florida home.

In Night & Day, Cirque de Soleil meets Picasso in the form of a Yanni lookalike. In Michael Israel Art to Music, Israel speed paints circus-style to songs like "Pump it Up," jumping and spinning with his paintbrush in hand. Check him out tonight at Boca's Mizner Park. 

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Nicole Rodriguez

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