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  • Animal psychic claims Cecil the lion has spoken to her and given instructions on how to deal...

    08/02/2015 11:12:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 116 replies
    Despite the possibility that talking to Cecil would unveil clues about his death, the animal did not offer an explanation. ... Cecil supposedly told Anderson, who specializes in speaking to clients' deceased pets and charges $75 for a fifteen minute session with up to two animals, that he is now 'finer than ever'. He apparently said he is 'grander than before as no one can take our purity, our truth or our soul'. 'Be strong and speak for all the others who suffer needlessly to satisfy human greed. Bring Light and Love and we will rise above this'.
  • A hungry Brit wants cat arrested for eating his bacon

    08/01/2015 10:57:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 47 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Ashley Lewis
    It was just a catty complaint. A hungry Brit called the West Yorkshire police seeking to rat out his girlfriend — and their pet feline — for devouring his precious bacon. “Me girlfriend has let the cat eat my bacon,” the man could be heard telling a dispatcher in an audio clip of the call released by police. “I want to press charges.” The bizarre complaint did not rattle the operator. She asked the man if he wanted to press charges against the cat or his girlfriend. Both of them, he said.
  • A Modest Proposal: The Thread Hijack Drinking Game [vanity]

    07/31/2015 11:49:41 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 127 replies
    Still me. | Today | Me
    The time has come to take action against thread hijackers. Let me begin with an example of thread hijacking: Like most Freepers, I am pro-life. Abortion and and euthanasia appall me, and marketing the results even more so. I support candidates who oppose the culture of death, and cheer when it is thwarted. I also do not find it necessary to mention these facts on EVERY. FREAKING. THREAD. There is a certain type of Freeper, though, who has no such restraint. For these zealots, any thread that deviates from the pro-life cause, no matter how trivially, is a heresy that...
  • Mystery pooper targeting holes of Norwegian golf course

    07/30/2015 12:04:02 PM PDT · by Theoria · 80 replies
    UPI ^ | 25 July 2015 | Ben Hooper
    The groundskeeper of a Norwegian golf course said a mystery pooper targeting course holes must be a man "because the poos are too massive to be from a woman." Kenneth Tennfjord, groundskeeper at the Stavanger Golf Club, said he has been finding human feces and toilet paper in course holes since 2005. "He has a couple of favorite holes," Tennfjord told the Rogaland Avis newspaper. "And we know it is a man because the poos are too massive to be from a woman." "He poos only on weekdays. On weekends I have never found poo on the golf course," Tennfjord...
  • 81-year-old Connecticut man accused of performing sex act with shrubbery

    07/29/2015 12:12:07 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 109 replies
    AP wkbn.com ^ | 7/29/2015 | AP
    An 81-year-old Stratford man has been charged with public indecency, accused of performing a sex act with some shrubbery. Police tell the Connecticut Post they arrested Wallace Berg Monday after a neighbor showed them a video he took of a naked Berg in the bushes outside Berg’s home. Police say the neighbor told them he confronted Berg who then stopped the indecent behavior, covered himself with a grill cover, apologized and went into his house. Berg was charged with public indecency and second-degree breach of peace. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond and is due in Superior Court...
  • Dead Man With Weapons Stash Linked to Missing Oxnard Woman Who Believed He Was Alien Savior

    07/23/2015 7:56:50 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    ktla ^ | , Updated at 02:05am, July 23, 2015 | Kennedy Ryan, Chip Yost and Rick Chambers
    A man with a home filled with guns and whose decomposed body was found in an SUV in Pacific Palisades was believed to be a human/alien hybrid secretly working with the U.S. government by his fiancée and a missing Oxnard woman who worked for her, according to the woman’s mother. Dawn VadBunker was last seen by her family on the same day Jeffery Lash allegedly died. Lash has not been officially identified, but his former attorney confirmed his name to KTLA. VadBunker’s mother believes her daughter has been caught in the middle of a mysterious death investigation and may be...
  • Adultery site Ashley Madison hacked, user data leaked (Schadenfreude)

    07/20/2015 7:04:35 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 36 replies
    CNBC.Com ^ | July 20, 2015 | Arjun Kharpal
    Hackers have stolen and leaked the personal details of users of Ashley Madison – a site that hooks up people who want to have affairs. A group or individual known as The Impact Team claimed to be behind the attack and that it had data on all of Ashley Madison's 37 million users and its partner sites, Cougar Life and Established Men, all owned by Canada's Avid Life Media (ALM). The Impact Team claims to have access to the company's user database and is threatening to release all of the information unless the site is taken down. So far the...
  • 22-year-old college student blows her $90,000 college fund and blames her parents

    07/16/2015 9:16:47 PM PDT · by Redcitizen · 59 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 07-16-2015 | By Mandi Woodruff
    Atlanta radio program “The Bert Show” had a guest on this week who has managed to incite the rage of just about every millennial in the state of Georgia (and beyond, the show is syndicated in 11 states). The woman, a 22-year-old college junior named Kim, who did not give her last name on air and was allowed to use a voice disguiser to even further shield her identity, came to the three hosts with a confession: in just short three years she had managed to blow through a $90,000 college fund left to her by her grandparents. Kim has...
  • Girlfriend Demands Man Sell His Dog, So He Takes Out an Ad… Now She’s Furious

    07/15/2015 11:47:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 113 replies
    When two people come together to form a relationship there are often adjustments in lifestyle that must be made by both parties. Recently, a man in Virginia was told by his girlfriend that she didn’t care for his dog, giving him the ultimatum that he must choose between her and the animal. So the man posted an ad to Craigslist explaining the situation and searching for a new home for his soon-to-be ex-companion.The ad read:“MY girlfriend does not like my beagle Molly. SO I have to re-home her. “She is a purebred from a wealthy area and I have had...
  • Hundreds of sex toys dangling from power lines in Portland, Oregon

    07/14/2015 6:47:19 AM PDT · by Twotone · 49 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 13, 2015 | Courtney Sherwood
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Hundreds of phallic sex toys have been seen hanging in recent days from power lines across Portland, Oregon, provoking laughter, blushing and lots of photos.
  • Pluto

    07/14/2015 1:25:37 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 51 replies
    XKCD ^ | 7/13/15 | Randall Munroe
  • Taxpayers Have Now Spent $3.5 Million to Find Out Why Lesbians Are Obese

    07/13/2015 2:30:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 49 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/13/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has now spent over $3.5 million to determine why the majority of lesbians are obese.The project, now entering its fifth year, received another grant worth $658,485 this summer. The total funding for the research is now $3,531,925. Funding has more than doubled since the study was first revealed in 2013.Since, the study that is examining why three-quarters of lesbians are obese, but gay men are not, has survived sequester cuts, and continues to produce results such as the discovery that gay men have a “greater desire for toned muscles” than straight men.Another scientific paper...
  • Tweet Suggests Ted Walker Will Announce Presidential Bid Monday

    07/12/2015 8:20:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/12
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to make a big announcement Monday, but it seems he gave away the surprise last week in a tweet. On Friday, Walker tweeted a black-and-white photo of himself waving on a stage with the words "Scott Walker is running for president," according to Politico. The tweet has since been taken down, but Walker sent a few more presidential-sounding messages afterward, including one showing "the official campaign logo." Walker is set to make the announcement at 5 p.m. Monday in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha. Campaign aides revealed to the Associated Press in early July...
  • European festival recycles urine to make beer: Weird business news

    07/12/2015 2:30:53 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 32 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | July 10, 2015 | Nicole Goodkind
    Organizers at Northern Europe’s largest music festival, Roskilde and the Danish Agriculture & Food Council partnered last weekend to collect 25,000 liters of urine from more than 100,000 festivalgoers. In a program they’re calling “From piss to pilsner.” The collected goods will be sent to local farmers to fertilize barley crops used to grow beer. The program will be used to create 425 kegs of beer that will be sold at the festival in 2017.
  • Feds Spent $2 Million to Study Nagging Wives

    07/10/2015 5:44:59 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 43 replies
    teaparty.org ^ | July 9, 2015
    (Washington Times) – Since 2012 the government has spent nearly $2 million on a campaign to get women to nag the men in their lives to quit using smokeless tobacco. The National Institutes of Health has sponsored a continuing grant for the Oregon Research Institute to “evaluate an innovative approach that encourages male smokeless tobacco users to quit by enlisting the support of their wives/partners, both to lead smokeless tobacco users to engage in treatment and to help them sustain abstinence.” Researchers had already “established that women can be readily recruited” to get their husbands to quit chewing tobacco, but...
  • (MA) Man's penis injured by banana thrown from window of passing car

    07/09/2015 3:34:26 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 89 replies
    The Metro ^ | 7/1/15
    A hapless man was taken to hospital after claiming a banana launched from a passing vehicle slammed into his private parts in a drive-by 'fruiting'. Police said the man was discovered lying at the roadside, writhing in agony, near the Quick Food convenience store in Westfield, Massachusetts. A passer-by had raised the alarm after seeing him stumbling towards the store. When asked by officers what the issue was, he apparently described how he had been struck by the yellow fruit which had been flung from a car window.< -- SNIP -- >
  • Naked East Texas Man Says Mom Gave Him Meth

    07/08/2015 8:58:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | Matt Levin
    A man who found some really effective meth wandered naked down a road in Nacogdoches on Monday. When a constable asked the nude man how he received the methamphetamine, Nacogdoches' KPLC-TV reported he snitched on the dealer: His mom. Local authorities needed to use a Taser multiple times to subdue the suspect, who police identified as 31-year-old Orren Rogers. He started acting aggressive when approached by a constable and deputies at the scene after admitting to taking meth, according to a Nacogdoches County Police report. The cops also found marijuana in clothing found in the middle of the road
  • [Women's] Armpit hair is 2015’s hottest fashion accessory

    07/08/2015 1:22:11 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 108 replies
    National Post ^ | July 8, 2015 | Isabel Slone
    In 1999, America’s sweetheart Julia Roberts attended the London premiere of her film Notting Hill, and for a split second lifted up her arm to wave to her fans, inadvertently revealing a dark undergrowth of hair. Roberts’ fuzzy pits triggered reactions of unspeakable disgust — a writer from Britain’s Mirror likened them to “two clumps of seaweed,” while The Independent ran a debate on the pros and cons of Roberts’ personal hygiene habits. Assessing the backlash, Roberts later said, “You would’ve thought I had a chinchilla under there.” It was around the same time that I was undergoing the routine...
  • Georgia woman goes on drunken rampage after live-in boyfriend refuses to have sex: cops

    07/08/2015 9:59:17 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 72 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Monday, July 6, 2015, 10:23 PM | BY JASON MOLINET
    She's no Georgia peach. A Georgia woman went on a drunken rampage after her live-in boyfriend refused to have sex with her, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Tabatha Lee Grooms, 35, was arrested in Augusta, Ga., after assaulting her boyfriend and mother in a rage, WFXG reported. After a night out, Grooms reportedly came home around 11:30 p.m. on June 24 and confronted her boyfriend, 30-year-old Carlos Rodrecus Grace. Grace reportedly refused her sexual advances earlier in the day.
  • 'Vampires' keep doctors in the dark for fear of stereotyping, study finds

    07/08/2015 10:33:35 AM PDT · by dware · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07.08.2015 | Reuters via Fox News
    It is not easy being a vampire, and even harder to come out of the coffin to a physician or therapist for fear they will misinterpret the habit of ingesting the blood of willing donors or succumb to stereotyping, a study finds. Research led by D.J. Williams, director of social work at Idaho State University, indicated that people who identify themselves as “real” vampires – that is, needing others’ blood to gain energy – would not disclose their practices to those in the helping professions and risk reactions like ridicule, disgust and possible diagnosis of a mental illness.
  • Brisket Thief Costs Thousands at Denton BBQ Joint

    07/07/2015 1:54:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Brian Scott
    An attempt to steal meat ended with a fire and a lot of lost meat — and money — for a Denton barbecue restaurant. Last Friday morning, firefighters had to come to Bet the House BBQ on South Elm Street just before 5 a.m. to put out a fire that started behind the building in the restaurant's smoke house. Owners said the fire appeared to start because someone left the doors on the smoker open, letting in oxygen that mixed with grease and heat to start the blaze. They didn't believe it was anyone who worked there that would have...
  • Abby Wambach, wife Sarah Huffman share kiss after U.S. World Cup win

    07/06/2015 1:36:09 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 99 replies
    CNN ^ | July 6, 2015 | Wilfred Chan
    (CNN)Before tonight, Abby Wambach had everything but the World Cup. So when her squad's memorable 5-2 triumph over Japan was sealed, she chose an unforgettable way to celebrate. With the crowd roaring, as cameras flashed, Wambach -- one of the greatest players in the history of women's soccer -- ran to the stadium's edge and leapt into the stands to kiss her wife, Sarah Huffman.
  • Man dies after sex with scarecrow (Argentina)

    07/02/2015 3:59:59 AM PDT · by Dundee · 69 replies
    Perth Now ^ | APRIL 04, 2015
    A SHEPHERD was found dead after having sex with a scarecrow that he had put a wig and lipstick on. Neighbours led police to the Argentinian man’s body after they rang the local council about a foul smell coming from Jose Alberto’s home in San Jose de Balcare, the International Business Times reports. Police later found Alberto, 58, whose rotting remains were found next to the scarecrow. The scarecrow also had a strap-on sex toy attached to it. “During a first visual inspection it appeared that there were two dead bodies. Then it was found that actually one of the...
  • FAIL - Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate 4th of July!

    07/01/2015 7:06:04 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/01/15 | Mark Dice
    Media analyst Mark Dice asks beachgoers in San Diego, California some basic questions about America's 4th of July Independence Day celebration and their answers are quite disturbing.
  • Flatworm uses 'hypodermic penis' to inject sperm into own head

    07/01/2015 2:24:31 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 43 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 7-1-15 | Philip Oldfield
    The pursuit of reproductive success in the animal kingdom sometimes calls for extreme measures. But few creatures can match the hermaphrodite flatworm, which scientists have discovered can reproduce by injecting sperm into its own head. The tiny aquatic worm, Macrostomum hystix, is able to self-fertilise because it produces both eggs and sperm. Although it prefers to reproduce with other flatworms, when no mating opportunities are present it resorts to using its needle-like penis to inject sperm into its own head. The sperm then swim down the creature’s transparent body to fertilise eggs in the tail region, leading to viable offspring.
  • Fake Zamzam Seized in Makkah Warehouse Raid

    07/01/2015 3:51:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Saudi Gazette ^ | Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Badea Abu Al-Naja
    Makkah municipality seized about 3,500 gallons of fake Zamzam from a warehouse in Al-Kaakiya neighborhood in Makkah. The raid also involved secret police and other related departments. Officials seized fake Zamzam stickers that were placed on these gallons. A number of people of different nationalities were arrested. Head of the market department at the municipality, Muhammad Al-Osaimi, said that the demand on Zamzam water during Ramadan increase and as such people take advantage and fill Zamzam containers with water from unknown source. He said that the municipality teams work around-the-clock to check on any violations of health and security regulations.
  • Fight over gumbo spices leads to fatal stabbing in Florida

    06/30/2015 2:37:47 PM PDT · by illiac · 38 replies
    AP ^ | 6/30/15 | AP
    PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddy's Seafood Market last Tuesday when he and a co-worker, 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, began arguing about how much spice to add to the restaurant's gumbo.
  • Don’t chase bears with dull hatchets if you’re drunk

    06/29/2015 5:41:52 AM PDT · by wbill · 23 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | May 14, 2015&#62209; | John Holyoke
    In more than 20 years of writing for this newspaper, I’ve learned plenty. For instance, I now know that Election Day is a newsroom holiday, and the company will feed you scrumptious snacks, even if you write outdoors stories that have nothing to do with politics. Also, I’ve learned that coffee exists as its own food group …. and that after waiting for six hours for a single callback from a source, that source will finally phone you while you’re in the men’s room. And today, I’ve learned this: Don’t chase bears. Especially with a dull hatchet. Super-duper especially if...
  • Oxford English Dictionary makes ‘Masshole’ official

    06/27/2015 2:44:19 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 64 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 6/25/15 | Stephanie McFeeters
    The Oxford English Dictionary added the word Masshole to its roster on Wednesday, formalizing a term well known to frustrated drivers throughout the Northeast. A piece of “coarse slang” defined as “a term of contempt for a native or inhabitant of the state of Massachusetts,” Masshole was one of nearly 500 words added to the dictionary on Wednesday, along with twerk, sext, hyperlocal, freegan, fratty, and fo’ shizzle.
  • WHO: To Avoid MERS, Don’t Drink Camel Urine

    06/26/2015 11:12:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 6/28 | ELIAS GROLL
    Six people have died, 87 have been infected, and some 1,800 schools and kindergartens have temporarily shut their doors amid an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea. It’s likely the most significant outbreak of the disease outside the Middle East, and over the weekend, the World Health Organization released details on new cases of the disease in South Korea. It also issued a surprising piece of advice for individuals seeking to avoid infection: Drink neither raw camel milk nor camel urine. That’s perhaps not as strange as it sounds. While the exact transmission mechanisms remain unclear, it...
  • Women flock to Japan zoo to see 'hunky' gorilla

    06/26/2015 6:01:38 AM PDT · by ETL · 84 replies
    AFP, via YahooNews ^ | June 25, 2015 | Associated Foreign Press
    A giant gorilla with brooding good looks and rippling muscles is causing a stir at a Japanese zoo, with women flocking to check out the hunky pin-up. Shabani, an 18-year-old silverback who tips the scales at around 180 kilograms (400 pounds), has become the star attraction at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya, striking smouldering poses the movie model in "Zoolander" would be proud of. "He often rests his chin on his hands and looks intently at you," zoo spokesman Takayuki Ishikawa told AFP on Friday. "He is more buff than most gorillas and he's at his peak physically....
  • The ‘Obama Coffee’ Joke That Sparked Outrage and Has Some Calling for US to End Funding to Israel

    06/24/2015 2:54:42 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 74 replies
    IJ Review ^ | 6/22/15 | Kara Pendleton
    Judy Mozes is a media personality and is married to Israeli interior minister Silvan Shalom, who also serves as Israel’s Vice Prime Minister. Shalom has been has been tasked with coordinating the Israel-Palestine peace process. On Sunday, Mozes tweeted a racial joke about President Obama which, although quickly deleted, was captured and shared by Vox:
  • Police Send Helicopter to Rescue Papa Smurf

    06/18/2015 8:34:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    The Local ^ | 18 Jun 2015
    A police helicopter and patrol cars were called to assist a 'lifeless body' in Düsseldorf that turned out to be less of an emergency than they expected. Cop's pistol vanishes during toilet break (11 Jun 15) ECB protester admits throwing rocks at cops (03 Jun 15) Hoax bomb threat hits top reality show (15 May 15) A train passenger called the police on Tuesday to report a body wearing red trousers and a blue jacket that he had seen out of the window near the tracks. Police immediately rushed patrol cars and a helicopter to the scene and identified the...
  • Toronto hosting orgy for the disabled this summer, courtesy of Canadian taxpayers

    06/17/2015 10:29:09 AM PDT · by NRx · 41 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 06-16-15 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, June 16, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Canadian taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for a mass orgy for the disabled this August — dubbed a ‘world first’ — where people in wheelchairs can engage in acts of “sex and nudity” so that their “desires can be fulfilled and fantasies can be explored.” An entrance fee of $20 brings the disabled person into an atmosphere where one can “indulge in their fantasies, enjoy intimacy with their partner and socialize with like-minded individuals.” The theatre hosting the event has room for 125 people. The orgy, titled “Deliciously Disabled,” is planned for...
  • Naked nurse accused of attacking patient in Brevard

    06/15/2015 8:36:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    www.clickorlando.com ^ | Jun 15 2015 07:46:53 AM EDT | Staff
    Woman taken into custody in Palm Bay PALM BAY, Fla. - A home healthcare nurse was taken into custody for observation after she stripped off her uniform and attacked a patient under her care, Palm Bay police said. The incident happened about 2 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 800 block of Hawaii Avenue after someone at the residence called police to report that the nurse removed her clothing and was acting erratically. "It was in the patient's home. The patient was also battered," Palm Bay police Lt. Greg Latulippe told Local 6 News partner Florida Today. "The whole...
  • Jenna Jameson: I'm converting to Judaism

    06/12/2015 10:16:16 AM PDT · by Sopater · 81 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 12, 2015
    Jenna Jameson says she has found love ... and God. The former adult film star has revealed that she is converting from Catholicism to Judaism. Why? The 41-year-old is embracing her Israeli fiance Lior Bitton's religious traditions. Jameson has been cooking up a storm, literally. She shared a picture of her latest attempt at making challah, a type of bread typically used by Jews during festival meals.
  • Spokane NAACP president is White Woman faking she's Black, her mother says

    06/11/2015 9:58:09 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 127 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 6-12-2015 | Willian LaRue
    A prominent civil rights activist in Spokane, Washington, has been lying for years by portraying herself as black when she's really a white woman, according to some of her family members. Rachel Dolezal, 37, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, declined to directly answer questions Thursday about allegations she's lied about her racial background. For years, she's described herself in application materials as a mix of white, black and Native American heritage, news reports say. She's filed numerous complaints with the police, claiming she's been a victim of racial harassment. Dolezal is also chair of the city's Office...
  • Colorado man reportedly shoots himself in foot to see what it feels like

    06/11/2015 11:07:17 AM PDT · by dware · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06.11.2015 | Fox News
    A Colorado man-- who police say was curious to see what being shot felt like-- reportedly sustained a non-life-threatening injury Wednesday night after he fired a single bullet into his foot. The Denver Post reported that Adam Hirtle, 30, told a Colorado Springs officer that he purposely shot himself in the foot while inside his garage. Police told FoxNews.com that Hirtle used a .22 caliber, semi-automatic handgun.
  • What's Your Favorite Meme?

    06/11/2015 10:43:05 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 112 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 6/11 | Kaila Hale-Stern
    You know you have one. I’m going to be examining a range of the weird, cool, strange, funny, terrible stuff the internet produces for Gizmodo. Sometimes these creations can skew controversial; but memes as most conceive of them — defined as “a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users” — are often politically neutral. At their best, they’re hilarious. So let’s have ourselves a meme party. My favorite meme is “Condescending Wonka” followed by “The Most Interesting Man In The World.” Old, but still golden. They’re my...
  • FLORIDA MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING ROOMMATE WITH SLICE OF PIZZA

    06/10/2015 9:37:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    ABC7 ^ | Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    Police in Florida say an argument over pizza ended with a man throwing a hot slice at his roommate. According to the Tampa Tribune, the man's roommate called police after she says Daniel Allen Plunkett, 50, tossed a hot slice of pizza at her. She says it struck her left hand. The arrest report also states the woman had sauce on her shoulder. She was not injured. Plunkett denied throwing the pizza, telling officers it was actually his roommate who was throwing pizza. Officers did note that Plunkett was shirtless and had sauce on his chest. After further investigation, officers...
  • Flaming Hawk With Snake in Its Talons Sparks Fire Near La Jolla

    06/09/2015 5:58:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3,796 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 | R. Stickney
    The cause of an early morning fire north of San Diego was an electrocuted bird falling from an active power lineA bird carrying a snake in its talons struck power lines north of San Diego, sparking a hillside fire just west of The Merge. San Diego Police arrived to the location on Dunhill Street near the intersection of Interstates 5 and 805 just before 6 a.m. Flames were burning very close to businesses including the General Atomics building, officials said. Officers called in San Diego Fire-Rescue crews who contained the fire within an hour. Fire officials initially told NBC 7...
  • Suicide bombers detonate themselves after heated argument turns into fight

    06/09/2015 1:28:28 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 27 replies
    BGR ^ | 06/08/2015 | By Chris Smith
    Remember the selfie-taking terrorist that got his headquarters blown up by the Air Force last week in a swift attack? It turns out there are even more outlandish stories out there, with new reports revealing that at least one suicide bomber in Sargodha, Pakistan, may have died after accidentally triggering a suicide vest during an argument with a second individual who was also potentially a suicide bomber.DON’T MISS: ‘Moron’ terrorist takes a selfie in front of ISIS headquarters, Air Force bombs it 22 hours laterAccording to AryNews.tv, the jackets of two would-be suicide bombers blew up during a brawl near Khayam...
  • Youth Finds Wife Is Mom; Takes Her to Court

    06/06/2015 9:59:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, June 06, 2015
    He claimed she hid her marital status and ageA young man in Sri Lanka’s Kuliyapitiya area said that a woman deceived him into marrying her and now he suffers from depression and disgrace. The 20-year-old youth lodged a complaint claiming that the woman not only hid her marital status but also her real age, reported ‘Gossip C Lanka’. She is 28 years old and a mother of one child, he claimed. She has been charged on two counts and ordered to pay a fine of [Sri Lankan] Rs1,000 for each charge. She also received a 15-year suspended sentence. The magistrate...
  • Tallywackers: All-Male Version of Hooters Now Open For Business

    06/03/2015 12:02:28 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    CW 33 ^ | May 30, 2015 | Shardae Neal
    The restaurant, named Tallywackers, hires attractive men and serves comfort food including steaks, pizzas, pasta, and hot dogs. Tallywackers says their restaurant is a “bar, restaurant and entertainment destination for everyone. There is eye-candy — for boys and girls — great food and a really good time.” Just as the “Hooters” name is a play on a euphemism for women’s breasts, “Tallywackers” is a not-so-subtle nod to men’s genitals. Owner Rodney Duke told the hosts of the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show last month that “he has pondered for 10 years why there wasn’t a male equivalent of this type of...
  • A Colorado Man Used a Stuffed Owl Named "Solomon" as His Defense Attorney. It Was Not a Hoot.

    05/24/2015 1:23:55 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 33 replies
    I'm no legal expert, but something tells me this isn't exactly a great move for your case. From Arbroath: Charles Abbott arrived at court in Aspen, Colorado, on Tuesday with a stuffed owl and placed it on the defence table in front of him. “He’s a very sensitive guy, has law degrees from Yale, Harvard and Stanford,” Abbott told Pitkin County Court Judge Erin Fernandez-Ely. “I think he’ll be able to represent me before a public defender comes online.” But the fluffy horned owl that Abbott called “Solomon,” had no influence on the hearing’s outcome. Fernandez-Ely casually ignored its presence...
  • No Injuries After Toyota Prius Plunges Into Pool in Mill Valley: Police

    05/23/2015 11:33:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, May 22, 2015
    Police said no one was hurt when a Toyota Prius plowed down a driveway and through a fence before plunging into a pool on Thursday afternoon in Mill Valley. Firefighters at first were concerned the Prius' batteries and the water would not be a good mix, but there was no electrical shock hazard once reported. The driver managed to swim to safety.
  • ...way Hillary Clinton’s book is displayed...is the funniest thing you’ll see tonight [photo]

    05/22/2015 4:50:35 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 69 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 5/22/15
    Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner noticed the rather curious way Hillary Clinton’s book “Hard Choices” is being displayed in the window of Kramerbooks in Washington, D.C.:
  • Mystery of 9 brains found in St. Lawrence County village remains unsolved

    05/22/2015 7:45:54 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    www.syracuse.com ^ | updated May 22, 2015 at 12:48 AM | By Ken Sturtz
    GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. -- Nine brains inexplicably appeared earlier this week along a street in a St. Lawrence County village. How the brains got there and where they came from remains a mystery. Residents discovered the brains on Beckwith Street near railroad tracks and called the police. Gouverneur police collected one of the brains and brought it to a local veterinarian for an examination, WWNY TV 7 reported. The veterinarian determined the brain had been professionally removed -- likely from a dog -- and preserved in formaldehyde. The veterinarian told North Country Now that the brain was consistent with a beagle-sized...
  • Osama bin Laden's pornography stash to remain under wraps, US decides

    05/20/2015 12:43:38 PM PDT · by McGruff · 65 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 5/20/2015 | Spencer Ackerman
    The list of documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan hideout and released by US intelligence officials includes operational notes, family letters, political analysis and histories of Islamist militancy. But one portion of the document hoard seems unlikely ever to be declassified: Osama bin Laden’s porn collection.
  • Authorities: Wendy's worker takes unattended ambulance on a liquor run

    05/16/2015 3:03:02 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 24 replies
    The News Graphic (Georgetown, Ky.) ^ | 05/15/2015 | Dan Adkins
    A fast-food worker took an idling ambulance for a short joyride from the Paris Pike Wendy's to the Connector Road Marathon station before being arrested Thursday night, authorities said. ... Georgetown-Scott County Emergency Medical Services Director Dave Sloane said an ambulance crew had stopped for dinner at Wendy's and left the ambulance idling. Ambulance crews frequently leave their vehicles idling while on break to maintain equipment that cools medications, Sloane said. They received a dispatch call, he said, and when they came out, the ambulance was gone. "One of the (restaurant's) employees decided to go for a ride in it,"...