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  • Welsh Restaurant Served Double Whisky to Two-Year-Old Celebrating His Birthday (U.K.)

    10/11/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 52 replies
    AP ^ | October 12, 2012 | AP
    Welsh restaurant Frankie and Benny's served booze to toddler A RESTAURANT chain has apologised for accidentally serving alcohol to a toddler in Wales, calling it a case of human error. The BBC reported that two-year-old Sonny Rees was taken to a hospital emergency room after drinking whisky at his second birthday party at a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea. His mother, Nina Rees, said he was clearly intoxicated. She said she tasted his drink, which was supposed to be lime juice and water, after noticing that he was making a funny face. "It was whisky, I would say a...
  • War on Women Absurdity: Liberals Claim Romney Will Ban Tampons

    10/10/2012 2:48:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 52 replies
    Life News ^ | October 10, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    The so-called War on Women meme liberals and abortion advocates have been pushing against pro-life advocates and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has jumped the shark even further.Now, as the conservative Twitter watchdog web site Twitchy reports, liberals are now accusing Romney of wanting to ban tampons. Here are a sample of a few of the tweets Twitchy found today.* “did I really just hear romney wants to eliminate tampons bc it’s unnatural for a woman to shove a foreign object up her!? #goobama”* “romney wants to stop sellin tampons bc its “unnatural for a woman to insert a foreign object...
  • Huge Pile of Horse Manure Dumped At Democratic Headquarters (Warren County Ohio)

    10/10/2012 4:52:43 AM PDT · by TSgt · 140 replies
    WKRC ^ | 10/9/12 | WKRC
    Volunteers at the Warren County Democratic headquarters say they are shocked and disappointed by a political prank played on them early Tuesday morning. Someone dumped a pile of horse manure in the parking lot of the headquarters building on U.S. 42, just north of Lebanon. Warren County Democratic chair Beth Goldenfield tells Local 12 that the pile was dumped in the parking lot, blocking the entrance to the building, sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. A report was filed by the party with the Warren County sheriff's department. Goldenfield says no one has claimed responsibility for the...
  • South Florida Man Wins Live Cockroach-Eating Contest, Then Suddenly Dies

    10/09/2012 9:23:17 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 48 replies
    AP ^ | October 9, 2012 | SUZETTE LABOY
    Man dies after live roach-eating contest in Fla. MIAMI (AP) A contestant in a roach-eating contest who downed dozens of live bugs and worms collapsed and died shortly after winning the contest in South Florida, authorities say. About 30 contestants ingested the insects during Friday night's contest at Ben Siegel Reptile Store in Deerfield Beach about 40 miles north of Miami. The grand prize was a python. Edward Archbold, 32, of West Palm Beach became ill shortly after the contest ended and collapsed outside the store, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office statement released Monday. He was taken to...
  • Lawyer Says Castrating Model Wore Lover's "Demon" Testicles On Wrists To "Harness The Power"

    10/08/2012 9:02:00 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 58 replies
    Gothamist ^ | Oct 6, 2012 | Rebecca Fishbein
    The murder trial for Renato Seabra, the young model accused of castrating and killing his lover in 2011 began on Thursday, and the details coming out of it are quite gruesome. Prosecutors told the jury that Portuguese underwear model Seabra, 22, cut off 65-year-old fashion writer Carlos Castro's testicles using a corkscrew while Castro was still alive; in addition, he also allegedly choked him, bashed him over the head with a computer, and stomped on his skull in their Times Square hotel room, leaving sneaker prints. Lead prosecutor Maxine Rosenthal alleged that Seabra murdered Castro because the wealthy older man...
  • Rugby league player loses testicle in rugby final

    10/07/2012 11:25:15 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 39 replies
    Eurosport ^ | 7th October 2012 | Yahoo News
    'Warrington's Paul Wood lost a testicle after sustaining an agonising injury in the Super League Grand Final. Remarkably, the prop played on after rupturing a testicle early in the second half of the match, which Warrington lost 26-18 to Leeds at Old Trafford. Wood even conducted media interviews after the game before going to hospital where he was operated on. He tweeted late on Saturday night to fellow rugby league star Leon Pryce: "Ruptured my right testicle mate, got a knee 1 minute into the second half, had to have it removed tonight." He joked on Sunday: "Just coming out...
  • Dems Scramble to Explain Obama Debate Defeat

    10/05/2012 11:25:23 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 44 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Oct 2012 | John Semmens
    Going into this week's first presidential debate Democrats were confident that the most brilliant man to ever hold the office would easily trounce his challenger. However, 67% of voters who saw the debate judged Romney to have won. Only 25% saw Obama as the winner. Obama campaign strategist, David Axelrod blamed debate moderator Jim Lehrer for allowing Romney too much leeway. Time after time the President was left to fend for himself against repeated attacks on his policies. Lehrer failed to come to the President's aid despite numerous opportunities to do so. Axelrod expressed the hope that our other friends...
  • Humblegunner meets Lazamataz (caption this pic!)

    10/05/2012 9:09:55 PM PDT · by NYTexan · 470 replies
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  • Brazilian Student Auctions Off Virginity for Charity

    10/05/2012 10:54:28 AM PDT · by redreno · 38 replies
    foxnews ^ | September 28, 2012 | Fox News Latino
    Call it having sex for a good cause. A 20-year old college student in Brazil is auctioning off her virginity to the highest bidder in an attempt to raise money to build homes for poverty-stricken families in her hometown. The leggy Catarina Migliorini plans to give the money from the highest bidder currently standing at $160,000 from a U.S. man named Jack Miller to a non-governmental organization that will build modern homes in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. While she insists she is not a prostitute and that she is only doing this to make a...
  • Orlando Cruz becomes first openly gay man in boxing

    10/04/2012 8:59:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Thursday 4 October 2012 11.00 EDT | (Associated Press)
    Orlando Cruz from San Juan, Puerto Rico and ranked the No4 featherweight by the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has openly admitted his is "a proud, gay man". He added: "I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career I want to be true to myself. I want to try to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career. I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud, gay man."...
  • Woman busted for riding a manatee in Florida, violating state law

    10/03/2012 7:54:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 3, 2012 | Rheana Murray
    Police busted a Florida woman for an unusual crime riding a manatee like a body board. Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez turned herself in Tuesday after local police released photos of her catching a ride on a manatee, an endangered species, over the weekend in Tierra Verde, Fla. To her credit, she called us up and let us know she was the one in the pictures, Sgt. David DiSano of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office told the Daily News.
  • Yeti Sightings On The Rise In Russia - In Other News: Russian Vodka Consumption Shocks Even Russians

    10/02/2012 3:19:10 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    The Sun ^ | September 26, 2012 | The Sun
    'Yeti' Sightings On The Rise In Russia A group of yetis are on the loose in Sibera, fishermen and a forestry worker have claimed. There were three reported sightings in recent weeks. One person who reported spying the beast said We shouted, Do you need help? They rushed away, all in fur, walking on two legs, making their way through the bushes and with two other limbs, straight up the hill. The person who made the report added: It could not be bears, as the bear walks on all fours, and they ran on two. Then they were gone. On...
  • SF supervisor wants to crackdown on nudity (Supervisor Scott Wiener)

    10/02/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 10/2/12 | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A San Francisco supervisor is fed up with the almost-daily displays of nudity in one city neighborhood. Supervisor Scott Wiener plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday that would make it illegal to walk around nude on San Francisco streets. The city currently allows nudity except in parks, on port property and in restaurants. Wiener's legislation would add city plazas, parklets, sidewalks, streets and public transit to the ban. It would, however, allow nudity at parades and street festivals.
  • Michigan Professor Strips Naked In Class, Shouts 'There Is No (Expletive Deleted) God'

    10/02/2012 8:54:02 AM PDT · by profit_guy · 179 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 02, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    The rigors of teaching apparently got to Michigan State University professor John McCarthy Monday. According to multiple sources, the math teacher stripped naked in the middle of his Calculus 1 class and started shouting obscenities.
  • Sharia Medicine: Egyptian Clinic Treats People with Camel Urine

    10/01/2012 10:25:07 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | Oct. 1, 2012 | Raymond Ibrahim
    A recent Egyptian TV program showed how Islamic Sharia laws many prescriptions do not merely clash with modern-day concepts like free speech and religious freedom, but even with medicine and science. On September 16, popular TV persona Wael El-Ibrashi hosted Dr. Zaghlul al-Naggar, a prominent Islamic thinker and Chairman of Egypts Committee of Scientific Notions in the Quran, on the topic of medical science and Islam. Inevitably the idea of drinking camel urine as a form of therapyfirst proposed in the 7th century by Muslim prophet Muhammadcame up. Not only did Dr. Naggar promote this practice, but he made the...
  • 220 lb. Queens NY Phys Ed Teacher Beaten Up by Six-Year-Old 1st Grader ... Teacher Plans to Sue City

    10/01/2012 7:26:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 79 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 1, 2012 | KIERAN CROWLEY
    Queens teacher suing city claiming he was beaten up by a first-grader Tiny terror, 6, unleashes wrath at school A hulking Queens gym teacher and former college football player claims a pupil fractured his ankle, injured his knee and forced him to go to a shrink for stress even though the kid was only 50 pounds and in first grade. Burly, 220-pound PS 330 teacher John Webster, 27, said a 4-foot-2 Rodrigo Carpio, 6, also kicked and pinched the Elmhurst schools principal, a security officer and another teacher during a rampage in April. Its sort of like an angel-devil...
  • Mayday, Mayday! Man Needs Wife (Man Pretends to Lose Control of a Plane for Proposal)

    09/30/2012 9:04:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Friday, Sep 28, 2012 | Alexandra Clark
    Man pretended to lose control of a small plane as the lead-in for his proposalLove is in the air over Chicago. Thankfully it didn't land in the lake. Ryan Thompson popped the question mid-flight this week in what's being considered an unorthodox proposal. Thompson pretended to lose control of the small plane he was flying as his girlfriend, Carlie Kennedy, reached for the emergency landing checklist and found the proposal. He filmed the entire thing and posted it Wednesday on YouTube. I have to tell you, when the plane headed for water, I genuinely did believe it was a true...
  • Fowlty towers: Luxury five-star hotel for chickens opens in Kent

    09/29/2012 11:51:32 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 28 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 9/28/12 | Mark Molloy
    An egg-centric hotelier has turned her passion for poultry into a business after opening up a luxury five-star hotel for chickens. Julie Smith decided to open the guesthouse for hens due to the huge demand for the service in her rural Kent community. She was inspired to create the hen hotel, named Fowlty Towers, after being regularly asked to look after her friends feathered pets while they were on holiday. 'A lot of people asked what they would do when they went on holiday with the hens,' explained Ms Smith, who has 13 hens of her own. 'So I started...
  • Romney distributes beef jerky to reporters, one of whom gets jerky envy

    09/29/2012 11:25:28 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 26 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 9/27/12 | Holly Bailey
    -snip- Minutes later, Romney returned again, this time carrying a large bag of beef jerky that he said he had personally received from jerky guru Jack Link. "Here you go," Romney said, as he handed out gigantic sticks of beefidentified as Jack Link's "Sasquatch" size. Reaching into the bag as he approached Sam Youngman, a Reuters reporter, he pulled out a miniature "All American Beef and Cheese" packabout half the size of the pieces of jerky he had doled out to other reporters. Glancing at the package and then at Youngman, Romney laughed. "OOH, sorry," Romney said, letting out a...
  • Polar bear attacks drunken lady with chicken legs in Russia

    09/28/2012 10:53:11 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 67 replies
    Pravda.Ru ^ | Sept. 24, 2012
    A polar bear attacked a woman who, after drinking too much alcohol, decided to feed the "clumsy" bear with chicken legs. The incident took place in the Chaunsky district of Chukotka, Russia's Far East. A policeman, who heard cries for help, saved the compassionate lady from the claws of the bear. The incident occurred in the village Yanranay. Sergei Terekhov, an assistant to police precinct, heard the screams. The man grabbed a gun and ran out into the street. He saw a polar bear dragging the victim to the side of the tundra, writes FederalPress. The police officer wounded the...