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  • it is a bad sign

    04/11/2014 10:31:37 PM PDT · by bigheadfred · 104 replies
    me ^ | now | me
    This cat of me has owned yus for many years. She screams to be free, but when you let her out, she screams to come back inside. Now I like this cat. But the only two other things she will eat (besides dry catfood) are refried beans and popcorn....
  • Mazda recalling cars due to potential spider web damage

    04/04/2014 12:48:19 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 41 replies
    WTVQ ^ | 4-3-14 | AP story
    DETROIT (AP) — Mazda announced on Friday that it is recalling more than 40,000 Mazda 6 cars in the United States, because spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack. The recall involves cars from the 2010 through 2012 model years equipped with 2.5-liter engines. Mazda recalled cars in 2011 for the same problem, for which it put covers on the vent line, but has since discovered that spiders can still get past them.
  • North Korea Appears to Ape NASA with Space Agency Logo

    04/03/2014 7:18:55 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    The Guardian, ^ | Tuesday 1 April 2014 | Peter Walker
    North Korea appears to ape Nasa with space agency logo Design looks remarkably similar to that of US space agency, right down to the blue globe, lettering and swooshed ring The choice of a globe as the emblem for North Korea's space agency expresses the country's ideal of peaceful exploration, explains the Korean Central News Agency. The blue rings, it adds, represent satellites, and the constellation of stars shows the desire to "glorify Kim Il-sung's and Kim Jong-il's Korea as a space power". However, the state news agency neglects to mention one glaring thing: the new logo looks a lot...
  • This Japanese chewing gum may haunt your dreams

    03/23/2014 3:40:20 PM PDT · by Gefn · 30 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 3/22/2014 | Caroline Westbrook
    We're willing to bet you've never seen a chewing gum commercial quite like this.
  • Transgender Defense: 'Donna' Says 'Doug' Is the Spokane Serial Killer

    03/20/2014 7:43:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    ABC ^ | 3-19-14
    A transgender woman accused of being a serial killer is blaming the 1990 murders of three prostitutes in Washington State on Douglas Perry, the person she identified as before her transition. Donna Perry, 62, told police in 2012 in an affidavit filed in Spokane Superior Court that she had gender reassignment surgery in Thailand, and when a person transitions from male to female, "there's a great downturn in violence." She also told police that she intentionally had the operation, which she underwent in 2000, "as a permanent way to control violence." Perry is being held on $1 million bond in...
  • Secretary Kerry: U.S. To Send Scientists To Discuss Homosexuality With Ugandan President

    03/18/2014 1:45:46 PM PDT · by lbryce · 89 replies
    BuzzFeeda ^ | March 18, 2014 | J Lester Feder
    “Maybe we can reach a point of reconsideration” on Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Kerry said during a forum at the State Department. The Ugandan president committed to meeting with American “experts” on homosexuality to try to change his mind about the Anti-Homosexuality Act signed into law last month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday during a forum at the State Department moderated by BuzzFeed. Museveni claimed to have signed the law, which imposes up to a lifetime prison sentence for homosexuality, after being convinced no one is “born gay.” “I talked personally to President Museveni just a few...
  • Riot of Indian meditators causes concerns for Fairfield area residents

    03/14/2014 9:08:22 AM PDT · by iowamark · 16 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 3/12/2014 | Erin Jordan
    A riot Tuesday morning near Fairfield has raised concerns about a program that has brought thousands of Indian men to Iowa for meditation. More than 300 men, mostly from India, live in a fenced-off campus adjacent to Vedic City, north of Fairfield. The pandits, pronounced “pundits”, are religious men trained in meditating for peace. But when program leaders removed one of their members early Tuesday for undisclosed disciplinary reasons, more than 60 men swarmed a law enforcement truck, threw rocks at the sheriff and started a march down a public street. “I’ve never seen them this incensed before,” said Jefferson...
  • Michigan Woman Dead for Six Years Found Only After Money Runs Out

    03/10/2014 6:35:45 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 47 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | March 7, 2014 | Jon Herskovitz
    Michigan woman dead for six years found only after money runs out For six years the bills were paid, the grass was cut and no one noticed the body of the dead woman sitting in the back seat of a car in a garage of a residential Pontiac, Michigan neighborhood. Her mummified body was finally found this week by someone dispatched to check on the property that fell into foreclosure after the money ran out of her account and the mortgage payments stopped, police said on Friday. "It is kind of the perfect storm for a mysterious set of circumstance...
  • Creepier Than Michael Jackson? His secret son?

    03/07/2014 7:11:55 AM PST · by Colehill1999 · 28 replies
    The Mirror ^ | March 7, 2014 | Zoe Shenton
    The King of Pop allegedly fathered a secret son with a DNA test claiming to give the truth Michael Jackson is alleged to have a lovechild after DNA evidence claimed to prove the superstar had a secret son - but who is he? Brandon Howard is a 31-year-old singer, songwriter and producer who goes by the stage name of B Howard. He's the son of 53-year-old singer Miki Howard, whom Jackson family patriarch Joe Jackson represented back in the 1980s. Miki met Jackson in 1982 and her son was born soon after. In 2010 Brandon released his debut album Genesis...
  • Iranian School Teacher Programs Robot to Pray to Allah ... Uses Prop to Brainwash Children

    02/28/2014 11:02:37 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | Wednesday 25 February 2014 | euronews
    Iranian teacher uses hi-tech robot to encourage prayers An Iranian schoolteacher has come up with a novel way of encouraging young children to learn their daily prayers. 27-year-old Akbar Rezaie, who teaches the Quran at the Alborz elementary school in Varamin, near Tehran, took a robotics course and applied his knowledge to help modify an educational robot kit. He says the aim is to provide pupils with a stimulating visual example of a variety of Shi’ite worship. “I used to pray hastily but now I want to pray more slowly like this robot,” said one student. Now, pupils in this...
  • "I'm Not A Reptile" - New Zealand Prime Minster John Key Publicly Denies That He Is A Lizard Person

    02/15/2014 6:46:41 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 86 replies
    3 News NZ ^ | Wednesday 12 Feb 2014 | Dave Williams
    John Key: 'I'm not a reptile' He's been to a doctor and a vet just to make sure, but Prime Minister John Key is adamant he's not a shapeshifting reptilian alien. Mr Key was unusually forced to deny any previously non-declared extraterrestrial connections to reporters after an Auckland man put in an Official Information Act (OIA) request asking for proof he might be one. "To the best of my knowledge, no. Having been asked that question directly, I've taken the unusual step of not only seeing a doctor but a vet, and both have confirmed I'm not a reptile," a...
  • 800-Pound Runaway Snowball Slams Into College Dorm, Knocks In Wall

    02/15/2014 8:53:20 AM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two math majors at Reed College lost control of a massive snowball that rolled into a dorm, knocking in part of a bedroom wall. No one was injured. The students began making the snowball last week during a rare snowstorm in Portland, Ore. Nobody weighed the object, but college spokesman Kevin Myers says it was estimated to weigh 800 pounds or more.
  • Driver Loses Hand in Jeep Explosion in Spokane

    01/25/2014 3:59:55 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 82 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1-25-14 | Gene Johnson AP
    An explosion from a firecracker inside a moving Jeep blew off the driver's hand early Saturday and scattered debris over half a block in Spokane, prompting initial fears over the man's intent, police and neighbors said. Witnesses saw a flash of light from inside the vehicle, a red Jeep with a gray top, as it drove down a residential street, police said. Donald Wilkes, 61, said the blast rattled his house and woke up everyone inside. He initially thought someone had crashed into his parked truck, and when he ran outside, he found the street filled with smoke and the...
  • When The Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Pie, That’s Hillary Clinton

    01/23/2014 1:07:24 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 71 replies
    The Frisky ^ | 1-23-2014 | Jessica Wakeman
    January 23, 2014 When The Moon Hits Your Eye Like A Big Pizza Pie, That’s Hillary Clinton Jessica Wakeman People who complained about the TIME magazine cover depicting Hillary Clinton’s gargantuan high heel sauntering past a tiny male rival, look what you have wrought: The New York Times Magazine has one-upped everybody in the weirdness department with Hillary-as-planet. A Times editor tweeted the intergalactic cover this morning, confirming in later tweets, yup, it’s for real.I’m sorry, did someone not tell the Times art department this image is CREEPY AS HELL?
  • Hipsters On Food Stamps, Part 1 & 2

    01/12/2014 9:36:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Last Psychiatrist ^ | November 10, 2012
    "In the John Waters-esque sector of northwest Baltimore -- equal parts kitschy, sketchy, artsy and weird -- Gerry Mak and Sarah Magida sauntered through a small ethnic market stocked with Japanese eggplant, mint chutney and fresh turmeric. After gathering ingredients for that evening's dinner, they walked to the cash register and awaited their moments of truth." Those are two "hipsters", and the punchline is that they pay for their foodie porn with foodie stamps, which sounds like it should be a terrible thing, except it's in Salon.com, which means they're going to try and tell you how it's a good...
  • 'I was kidnapped by lapdancers wearing miniskirts, stilettos and Daisy Duke shorts'

    01/10/2014 5:32:28 PM PST · by matt1234 · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10 January 2014 | Claire Ellicott
    Three lapdancers dressed in ‘miniskirts, stilettos and Daisy Duke shorts’ kidnapped a club boss, a court was told. Curtis Woodman said he was outside his office when the women, their female manager and two men drove up in two BMWs. Mr Woodman said they ‘surrounded him’ before bundling him into one of the cars and driving off. The women claimed he owed them more than £20,000 for working at his pop-up nightclub during the Cheltenham Festival in March 2012. It is alleged that Mr Woodman was kidnapped, robbed of £60 cash and his £4,650 Breitling watch, and assaulted during a...
  • Man Offers Live Alligator For 12-Pack Of Beer

    12/18/2013 12:58:42 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 41 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | 12-17-13 | unattributed
    It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but a guy walked into a Miami-area convenience store with quite a surprise in the box. A clerk at the Santa Ana Market in Allapattah was approached by customer Fernando Caignet Aguilera, 64, to buy some beer recently. “I just picked it up here,” Aguilera said of the alligator. “I seen it here in the grass and I tied it up.” When the subject of payment was brought up, the customer offered up a live alligator. “I went into the store to try to exchange it for a beer,” Aguilera told CBS4′s...
  • Homeless man steals Seattle's Victoria Clipper

    12/02/2013 7:05:28 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 21 replies
    King5 ^ | 12-2-13 | Susan Wyatt
    SEATTLE -- A man was taken into custody Sunday morning after the Victoria Clipper was taken from its mooring and out into Elliott Bay. Darrell Bryan, president and chief executive officer of Clipper Vacations, was in his office and saw the boat leaving. "I looked out my window - I'm not normally here on Sunday mornings - but I got here about 5:20 and about 6 o'clock I saw the Clipper IV 100 feet off the dock, headed in a southerly direction and we didn't have it scheduled to sail today," he said. "We identified pretty quickly that all our...
  • Two men save shark from choking on moose {A TWO-FER: Sharknado + MOOSE}

    11/27/2013 9:40:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 46 replies
    http://www.myfoxdc.com ^ | 11-27-2013 | Staff
    <p>According to CBC.ca, two Newfoundland men saved a shark from choking on a moose.</p> <p>Derrick Chaulk was driving by the Norris Arm North harbor and thought he saw a beached whale. But when he went closer to investigate, Chaulk realized it was a Greenland shark.And it was choking.</p>
  • Oklahoma City bomb squad says suspicious item was a burrito

    11/22/2013 9:58:43 AM PST · by norcal joe · 35 replies
    <p>OKLAHOMA CITY -- A burrito caused a minor scare at an Oklahoma City police briefing station after a man brought the foil-wrapped object in for analysis.</p> <p>Oklahoma City Police Capt. Dexter Nelson says a man discovered a Thermos-type container in his lawn Thursday afternoon and brought it to a police briefing station.</p>
  • "Throw Momma From The Train" ... Two Egyptian Sisters Hurl Mum To Death From Train

    11/19/2013 7:12:51 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 7 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | November 18, 2013 | Staff
    Two Egyptian sisters hurl mum to death from train 50-year-old mother had rebuked one daughter, 21, for misbehaving Two Egyptian sisters in their 20s hurled their mother to death under the train on which they were travelling after a heated argument with her. The 50-year-old mother had rebuked one daughter, 21, for misbehaving inside the train in the northern province of Dakhaliya, triggering an argument between the two. Newspapers in the Arab country said another daughter, 23, sided with her sister and joined hands in carrying their mother and throwing her out of the window. The mother died instantly under...
  • Coroner: Man Dies of ‘Natural Causes’ After Opening Pandora’s Box

    11/15/2013 11:42:20 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    eCanadaNow ^ | 11-14-13 | Sidney Martin
    A 37-year old man from Cumbria died from unexplained causes after allegedly opening a box in his bedroom that was mysteriously labeled “Pandora’s Box”, reports the Huff Post. The term refers to a legend from Greek mythology in which Pandora received a container said to hold all of the world’s sorrows, troubles and evils, with a mandate to open it at her own risk. Police officials say they are stumped as to why Jason Airey’s heart failed after he opened a container that held synthetic cannabis. Airey was found unconscious in his bedroom and rushed to a nearby hospital. But...
  • Man files suit after Sweet Smiles chocolate leaves him without toot

    10/12/2013 8:25:19 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 36 replies
    .valleycentral.com ^ | 10.12.2013 | Action 4 News Staff
    An Edinburg man filed a lawsuit against Georgia Nut Company and Dollar General after he lost his tooth while allegedly eating Sweet Smiles chocolate covered almonds. The civil lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court by Jesus Castaneda The lawsuit alleges that Castaneda had the intent of consuming the chocolate covered almonds, and when he was biting down on one, he felt a sharp pain to the left side of his mouth. He then went to a dentist, where he found out his tooth was fractured and non-restorable, the lawsuit alleges. According to the lawsuit, the product was defective, unreasonably...
  • Presidential Getaway is Open

    10/03/2013 1:08:34 PM PDT · by ConvictionsofFaith · 15 replies
    Convictions of Faith ^ | 10/3/2013 | Convictions of Faith
    Even amid the "government shutdown" Camp David is open for business! Most of the employees are still on the job there and will stay on the job despite whats going on in Washington. That includes chefs, gardeners, electricians -- everyone who keeps the place up and running. The estimated number of employees who are still working there is over 250! For those who don't know, Camp David is in Catoctin Mountain Park (in Frederick County, Maryland) and is a 180 acre compound built and run specifically for Presidential R&R. It is absolutely beautiful with a pool, tennis courts, a skeet...
  • Man's nose grown on forehead ahead of transplant

    09/26/2013 2:59:39 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 19 replies
    Northwest Cable News ^ | September 26, 2013 | RYAN JASLOW
    A Chinese man whose nose was severely disfigured following a car accident will soon get a replacement—in the form of a nose that has been growing on his forehead. A video from Chinese television station CCTV shows doctors checking the nose’s progress on the forehead of a 22-year-old man named Xiaolian at a hospital in Fuzhou located in the Fujian province, Reuters reports. The man reportedly only got basic medical care after he was involved in a car accident last year. He developed an infection that corroded the cartilage in his nose, which made reconstruction surgery impossible. That’s when they...
  • Danbury volunteer firefighter mauled by dogs (NC. Labrador Retrievers)

    09/20/2013 1:24:17 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 42 replies
    Fox8 WGHP ^ | 9/19/13 | Staff
    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — An assistant fire chief with the Danbury Volunteer Fire Department is in intensive care at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after being mauled by two Labrador retrievers Wednesday night. Officials say Bobby Jones was attacked while hunting off Hall Road, where he was bitten more than 40 times. It’s believed he was wearing a scent to hide human scent while hunting, which may have set the Labradors off. The dogs were up to date on their shots, their owners said, and have been surrendered to animal control. Firefighters are planning a fundraiser tonight to help Jones’...
  • Male British Soldier Gets Sex Change, Embraces Islam, & Marries Muslim Husband "She" Met Online

    09/04/2013 7:09:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 101 replies
    The Daily mail (U.K.) ^ | 4 September 2013 | Martin Robinson
    Former Territorial Army male soldier, 28, becomes Britain’s first transgender Muslim woman and is now MARRIED • Lucy Vallender had a sex change in 2010 and converted to Islam last year • Says she had been a TA private in Gloucestershire but gave up after a year • 'I tried to do macho things but I was trying to be someone I wasn't,' she says • Met already married Murad online but he didn't know she was once a man • They wed in April on first meeting and have met twice for sex since, she says • But her...
  • The top 20 weird news stories of 2012

    08/14/2013 2:47:02 PM PDT · by VRW Conspirator · 7 replies
    The Week ^ | December 27, 2012 | Miss Cellania
    Blue honey. A literal fork in the road. A text-messaging fox. The strangest stories of the year that are worth another look. 20. Car lands on roof 19. Stolen cash returned… to bank robber 18. The fork in the road is taken [paging Yogi Berra] 17. How do you re-home homing pigeons? 16. Blue honey traced to M&Ms 15. Scottish village gets a "sister city" — on Mars 14. Why the tortoise wouldn't eat [it took him years to decide not to] 13. German civil servant did nothing for 14 years [...is now a congressman] 12. Wanted man turns himself...
  • A Message From My Cousin

    06/25/2013 6:58:55 PM PDT · by woofie · 7 replies
    Voice Message | Cousin
    "Yeah aunt Emily at matt-lulu-james-that(?) away and I'm just kinda lost my folder-growing(?) muscle and it is painful and trying(?) to get around my house right now. I don't know. Anyway so I missed your call I was doing a meeting and I slept them. So when we go on muslim-victor-where(?) the hospital and-i've(?) I am at eight months old and now I'm stuck you get around very well. Alright Mike over really well I know(?) well we will have probably relations with you-let-see-here(?) I am overcome the world. So anyway I'm trying to get my money away to my...
  • Islamic Kangaroo Court ... Man Attempts to Behead Judge in Court

    06/19/2013 7:06:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    Saturday Tribune ^ | Saturday, 24 November 2012 | Muhammad Sabiu, Gusau
    • Man attempts to behead judge in court • To appear in court on Monday THERE was pandemonium on the premises of the City Higher Sharia Court, Kanwurin Sarki, Gusau in Zamfara State, as a 27-year-old man, Safiyanu Musa, stormed the court with a cutlass and attempted to behead the judge, Alhaji Hadi Sani Gusau. Eyewitnesses told the Saturday Tribune that Musa broke into the court session about 11.30 a.m. a few days ago charging at the judge and announcing his intention to kill him. The judge was said to have, in an earlier judgment a year ago, sentenced Musa...
  • RPGs are Evil - Dark Dungeons: The Movie! [w/video]

    06/10/2013 2:18:44 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 44 replies
    Kickstarter ^ | Apr 22, 2013 | JR Ralls
    The famous 1984 anti-Dungeons and Dragons comic, Dark Dungeons, is now coming to video! We'll show just how evil RPG's can be! We reached all our stretch goals and are fully funded! Thanks to your backings Dark Dungeons: The Movie! will now go from being an idea to being a reality. For future updates on Dark Dungeons: The Movie! please check out the website (which will be up and running soon); www.darkdungeonsthemovie.com Thanks again!
  • Berlusconi's Bunga-Bunga Strippers Dressed Up as Barack Obama, Says Bellydancer Ruby

    05/18/2013 10:28:33 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    International Business Times ^ | May 18, 2013 | Timur Moon
    Berlusconi's Bunga-Bunga Strippers Dressed Up as Barack Obama, Says Bellydancer Ruby Silvio Berlusconi's infamous "bunga-bunga" parties featured strippers dressed as US President Obama as well as the more conventional fare of nuns and nurses, according to court testimony by the Moroccan woman at the centre of the scandal. Karima el-Mahroug, 20, was giving evidence at the trial of three former aides to Berlusconi who are accused of procuring her and other women for prostitution. El-Mahroug, a former bellydancer, said she attended about half a dozen parties, using her nickname Ruby. One each occasion, Berlusconi had handed her an envelope containing...
  • The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects

    05/14/2013 7:10:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Forbes ^ | 5/14/2013 | Tim Worstall
    The United Nations Says We Should All Be Eating Insects The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a part of the United Nations, has released a report saying that we should all get ready to start eating insects. There’s a certain amount of truth in the report but not all that much: “ World population is slated to top nine billion by 2050, and seeing as how arable land is being rapidly swallowed by towns and cities, oceans are increasingly overfished, and climate change is disrupting traditional farming, a new United Nations study proposes a twist on Marie Antoinette’s dietary advice:...
  • Lion meat tacos cause uproar in Florida

    05/09/2013 6:40:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    ABC ^ | 5/9/13
    - Exotic meat tacos at a Florida restaurant are causing a big uproar. The small tacos at Tampa's Taco Fusion restaurant look enticing and many who try them say they are tasty. The meat in question -- lion.... The specialty tacos cost about $35. The restaurant also serves other exotic meats, such as beaver tacos and camel tacos. Brad Barnett, the restaurant's operation manager, says it is all legal. His message to people: "If you don't like it, don't eat it."
  • Women Who Wear Revealing Dresses Cause Earthquakes: Cleric (Tehran)

    05/05/2013 1:12:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 60 replies
    One India News ^ | Saturday, May 4, 2013 | Shubham Ghosh
    Women who wear revealing dresses cause earthquakes: Cleric Tehran, May 4: Women who wear revealing clothing and behave immorally are responsible for earthquakes, this is what a senior Iranian cleric has to say. The cleric's unusual explanation for quakes follows the prediction made by the country's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, that a quake is certain to rock Tehran and many of its 12 million inhabitants should relocate to save their lives. Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi told the country's media that women who do not dress in dignified manner "lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society". According to...
  • The Stairwell Project:Totally weird

    05/05/2013 8:09:46 AM PDT · by mkmensinger · 9 replies
    The Stairwell Project : Completely Weird
  • (Pontifex Maximus ... NOT!) Kim Jong Un Building 'Mini World' with Replica Big Ben & Eiffel Tower

    04/29/2013 6:53:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 29, 2013 | THE SUN
    Kim Jong Un building 'mini world' with replica Big Ben and Eiffel Tower Chubby tyrant Kim Jong Un is building a “miniature world” in North Korea – with a replica of London's Big Ben at its heart. The dictator is set to open the theme park in capital Pyongyang – and has included the iconic clock tower. The new attraction, which opens this year, will also boast a copy of Paris’ Eiffel Tower. The secretive state famously doesn’t allow its citizens to leave the country – so it appears Jong Un has decided to bring the world to his people....
  • Store manager hurt while trying to stop 3 women from stealing $8,000 worth of bras

    04/21/2013 10:50:10 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 84 replies
    KIRO ^ | April 20, 2013 | unknown
    PUYALLUP, Wash. — A manager at the Victoria’s Secret store at South Hill Mall was injured Saturday morning while trying to stop three women from stealing bras. KIRO 7 Eyewitness News partner the Tacoma News Tribune reported the incident happened around 11:30 a.m.. According to police, three women entered the store and scooped up 150 bras estimated at $8,000. The manager followed the women and tried to stop them outside of the store’s entrance, but all three women attacked her. Police said two of the women punched the manager in the face. The manager was also sprayed with an unknown...
  • Seven die in Grupo Modelo accident

    04/07/2013 7:59:29 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    ft.com ^ | April 8, 2013 2:58 am | April 8, 2013 2:58 am
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  • Jada Pinkett-Smith on Will Smith Open Marriage Rumors: I Tell Him to "Do Whatever You Want"

    04/04/2013 2:33:10 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 20 replies
    omg! from Yahoo ^ | 4/4/2013 | Us Weekly – 3 hours ago
    "No, I think that people get that idea because Will and I are very relaxed with one another," replied the actress and mother of actor-singers Willow, 12, and Jaden, 14. The 41-year-old star then continued of the "persistent" rumor: "But I've always told Will: You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be okay," she said, without going into further specifics. "Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man," she said of the Men in Black star. "I'm here as his partner, but he is his...
  • Joburg's Dumbest Policeman?

    04/03/2013 7:51:21 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 21 replies
    USFRA.org ^ | 4-2-2013 | Lt. Traycee B.
    April 2, 2013 Joburg's Dumbest Policeman? by Lt. Traycee B. on April 2, 2013 at 5:53pm
  • Decomposed Chavez body may be too dead to go on eternal display

    03/15/2013 7:57:04 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 30 replies
    MSN.com ^ | March 14, 2013 | MSN.com
    Decomposed Chavez body may be too dead to go on eternal display After Hugo Chavez's death last week, government officials revealed that the late Venezuelan leader's body would be embalmed and displayed "for eternity." Just like Han Solo, but with less chance of him waking up again. However, the grisly plans may now not happen at all. According to Russian and German scientists who are experts in the field of embalming (what a job), his body is now a bit too gross and decomposed. "They tell us it’s very difficult because the process should have started earlier," said acting President...
  • Ahmadinejad: Chavez Will Return With Jesus and 12th Imam

    03/06/2013 8:57:08 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    The Algemeiner ^ | March 6, 2013 | The Algemeiner
    Ahmadinejad: Chavez Will Return With Jesus and 12th Imam A day after his death, Hugo Chavez is already being touted as a martyr and a messiah by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who equated the now deceased Venezuelan leader to Jesus and Shiite Islam’s 12th imam Wednesday, saying, “I have no doubt that he will return, along with the righteous Jesus and the perfect human.” Ahmadinejad also reiterated claims made by Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro that Chavez died of a “suspect illness” but didn’t go as far as Maduro had in equating Chavez’s death to that of late Palestinian Liberation...
  • Gun Nonsense Overrules Common Sense

    03/04/2013 2:04:06 PM PST · by eagleye85 · 10 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | March 4, 2013 | Bethany Stotts
    As each day passes, the lengths to which school districts will go to prevent gun violence has been taken to new levels of maladministration. For example, last Friday an Anne Arundel County, Maryland, student was suspended for “chewing his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun and saying, “bang, bang”— an offense that the school described as a threat to other students, according to his family,” according to the Washington Post. “The boy’s two-day suspension Friday comes at a time of heightened sensitivity about security issues and guns— even pretend guns — in the aftermath of the mass shooting...
  • Charge dropped against 10-year-old who carried toy gun on school bus

    02/26/2013 5:33:32 PM PST · by eagleye85 · 18 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 26, 2013 | Donna St. George and Allison Klein
    Three weeks after a 10-year-old Alexandria boy was arrested for showing a toy gun to another student on a school bus, prosecutors dropped charges against the child Tuesday and his record was scrubbed clean. “We did not feel it was appropriate or productive to proceed with criminal prosecution and believe the matter can be best handled administratively within the school system,” said Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney S. Randolph Sengel. The child’s mother, Nakicha Gilbert, said that she was glad her son’s courtroom travails had ended but that “it should’ve never happened” in the first place. The fifth-grader at Douglas MacArthur Elementary...
  • (TX - Gay, Black Democrat Gun Shop Owner) Gun Shop Owner Auctions Off Bushmaster Rifle for Charity

    01/20/2013 10:04:37 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 11 replies
    MyFoxAustin.com ^ | Jan 08, 2013 | MyFoxAustin.com
    Gun shop owner to auction off Bushmaster rifle for charity A local gun shop owner is auctioning off one of his guns to help out one of his employees in need. "Buy a gun, annoy a liberal." That's a T-shirt you can buy at Central Texas Gun Works in Austin. The owner, Michael Cargill is pro-gun but what he is not...is a conservative. "Hey, I'm a Democrat and I support the second amendment. If someone wants to come in here and buy a gun, annoy a liberal, that's fine. They can do that!" Cargill said. That's what makes the following...
  • (Inked) In Czech Republic, A Leading Presidential Candidate Has a Full-Face Tattoo

    01/11/2013 2:45:28 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    WP ^ | January 11, 2013 | Olga Khazan
    In Czech Republic, a leading presidential candidate has a full-face tattoo File this under, “Things that could never happen in America.” That man is Vladimir Franz, a Czech composer who is tattooed from head — and face — to toe, and he’s third in the polls in the Czech Republic’s presidential election, which is going on Friday and Saturday. This is the first time Czechs will directly elect a president — a mainly ceremonial position because the prime minister largely runs the country. Since the breakup of Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic has had two presidents, Vaclav Havel and Vaclav Klaus,...
  • After 63 years, U.S. Postal Service delivers calendar

    01/01/2013 6:58:58 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    The Times-Tribune ^ | December 29, 2012 | SARAH HOFIUS HALL
    After 63 years, U.S. Postal Service delivers calendar The 1950 Pennsylvania Railroad calendar never made it to James W. Flanagan, general manager of The Scranton Times. He would never need it: he died in December 1949. But on Friday, 63 years after his death, the U.S. Postal Service made a delivery. A mail carrier, with no explanation of where the package had been the last 63 years, handed it to Chris O'Hora at The Times-Tribune's front desk. The calendar, rolled in a long tube, soon made its way to the office of Bobby Lynett, a publisher of The Times-Tribune and...
  • Spicy Soup Burns Hole Straight Through Man's Stomach (Chinese Death Soup)

    01/01/2013 4:20:09 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Medical Daily ^ | December 28, 2012 | Makini Brice
    Spicy Soup Burns Hole Straight Through Man's Stomach Doctors in China were dumbfounded after seeing the case of a 26-year-old man whose spicy food burned a hole in the wall of his stomach. For some more adventurous eaters, spicy foods are often an exciting dish to try. After all, though urban legends had proclaimed that eating spicy foods could give you an ulcer, the credit for that belongs to the Helicobacter pylori. That is why doctors in the Hubei province of China were dumbfounded after seeing the case of a 26-year-old man whose spicy food, they say, burned a hole...
  • My Jihad, a new add campaign with hash tag goodness!

    12/13/2012 7:58:36 PM PST · by Cyclops08
    website ^ | vanity | vanity
    This is an ad campaign that is going to go coast to coast. I first noticed it whilst I lurked at DU... http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021974599 The post has a great photo of the feelgood but empty-headed nature of this campaign. the website was in the photo, and its equally hollow and meaningless...pure propaganda: http://myjihad.org/ But what's really fun is a twitter feed hash tag, #MyJihad. anyone can leave a comment here. Heh. Hows about it? Care to shed some truth and light?