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  • Slate: Sports Kisscams are Sexist, Homophobic, Must be Banned

    04/21/2015 12:26:15 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 24 replies
    The Pundit Press ^ | 4/21/2015 | Thomas
    An older article from Salon that perfectly encapsulates much of the vitriol that is spreading around the internet lately. If you’ve ever been to a professional sports game, you’ve likely seen or perhaps have been a part of the Kiss Cam. Basically, the camera will pan for couples in the crowd and put them on the big screen, compelling them to kiss. Salon and internet ‘progressives’ have had enough. Salon ran an article in late 2013 calling the practice ‘Heterosexist and Juvenile.’ And that was just the headline. Author Mark Joseph Stern has decided to launch an attack on the...
  • Ex-cop charged with hiding corpses, including Farmington woman, in suitcases

    06/27/2014 1:22:11 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 26 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 6-27-14 | Steve Karnowski and Dinesh Ramde
    WEST ALLIS, Wis. -- A former police officer charged in the deaths of two women -- one from the Twin Cities -- whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and left on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, according to police and a criminal complaint. Steven Zelich, 52, a security officer, was charged Thursday with two counts of hiding a corpse. He was arrested Wednesday, when detectives wearing hazmat suits removed large bags of evidence and a refrigerator from his apartment in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb. Highway workers discovered two suitcases containing female remains June 5 in the...
  • Marijuana-wrapped arrow shot at Wash. jail

    08/29/2013 12:45:14 AM PDT · by South40 · 15 replies
    Yahoo News (AP) ^ | 8/28/2013
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof. A Whatcom County sheriff's employee saw the man step out of his pickup truck and use a bow to launch the arrow toward the jail's second-floor recreation area, but it missed its target. ((snip)) The sheriff says Jordan told deputies he had been aiming at a squirrel, but he couldn't explain why he needed to attach marijuana to the arrow to go squirrel hunting.
  • Burglar Breaks In, Cleans, Folds Clothes, & Cooks Dinner

    02/11/2012 9:58:23 PM PST · by FailDaily.TK · 13 replies
    Ann Murray, a South Bend, IN mother, came home Monday night around 11:30 and found a strange man in her apartment on North Lance Court. She thought she was being robbed, but instead the man, "had cooked some chicken and onions in a pot, folded my clothes and swept my floor," Murray says. That’s right – the burglar was making dinner, had neatly organized Murray's laundry and cleaned her floors. When asked if he did a good job, Murray laughed and said, "Yes, he drank up my orange juice, but it's cool, because he swept my floors and folded my...
  • Man Adopts His Girlfriend As His Daughter

    02/04/2012 10:03:59 PM PST · by FailDaily.TK · 18 replies · 1+ views
    A wealthy Florida man has adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend as a daughter in a move critics say will protect the man's assets during an upcoming lawsuit surrounding a deadly car accident. Polo Club Palm Beach founder John Goodman, 48, adopted his longtime partner Heather Laruso Hutchins in October, The Palm Beach Post reports. The strategy could shore up Goodman's wealth as he confronts a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Scott Patrick Wilson, The Associated Press says. Wilson was killed in 2010 when Goodman allegedly ran a stop sign. The trial begins March 27. Goodman had previously set...
  • FBI Uses Chain Saw On Wrong Door

    02/03/2012 8:39:11 PM PST · by FailDaily.TK · 22 replies
    Fail Daily ^ | 02/01/2012
    A Massachusetts woman says the FBI used a chain saw blade to cut through her door and held her at gunpoint for at least 30 minutes before agents realized they were conducting a raid at the wrong home. Judy Sanchez, of Fitchburg, says she awoke to heavy footsteps in the stairwell on Jan. 26 and walked into her kitchen in time to see a blade chop through her door. "I took two steps, face the second door, and I heard the click of a gun, and saying, ‘FBI, get down,’ so I laid down on my living room floor,” Sanchez...
  • Scientist: Earth Could Have "New Sun" Within a Year

    01/22/2011 10:06:34 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/22/11 | Aurelius
    People love to hype 2012 as the end of the world. It's BS, but hey, when it gets into the public consciousness, things stick. Anywho, a scientist named Brad Carter is predicting that the star Betelgeuse is expected to go super-nova very soon. If this happens, the sky that we look at could have two stars in it, even though Betelgeuse is 1,300 light years away. On the bright side, Carter assures us that we won't all die
  • Killed by a temper tantrum: Wheelchair man plunges .... after ramming lift doors

    10/10/2010 6:44:47 AM PDT · by Pearls Before Swine · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail Online (UK) ^ | 10/8/2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    This is the horrifying moment a wheelchair-bound man plunged to his death down an elevator shaft after he deliberately rammed the lift door in a fit of anger. The Korean man just misses a lift in a shopping centre after the woman inside pressed the button to go down. As the doors closed a split-second before he reached the lift, the man, known only as Mr Lee, slammed his vehicle into them. The 40-year-old pressed the button to no avail and the elevator left. Mr Lee then reversed his vehicle slightly and drove into the doors again, making a dent....
  • "Honeybee Gunman" Hunt Ends: Police Officer Arrested For Illinois-Indiana Shootings That Killed One

    10/08/2010 3:33:59 PM PDT · by Pearls Before Swine · 6 replies
    CBS (Crimesiders website) ^ | 10/8/2010 | Naimah Jabali-Nash
    LYNWOOD, Ill. (CBS/AP) Authorities arrested a police officer Friday who they believe is responsible for a series of shootings that killed one man and injured two others in rural areas of Illinois and Indiana Tuesday. Brian Dorian, 37, allegedly approached his victims with peculiar questions, asking one man about honeybees and another about construction material, before opening fire at a work site in Illinois Tuesday morning, and later across the state line on an Indiana farm. ..... Dorian is a police officer in Lynwood, Ill., a town with a population of about 7,400 people on the Indiana border, said Sheriff's...
  • Close Encounters with the Loony Left [link-list vanity]

    03/04/2010 8:35:33 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 254 replies · 2,981+ views
    Are they human beings, these leftists? Please join in providing links, headlines, and bizarre encounters with these strange beings [and the strange things they say about normal humans].
  • Rabbits Milked To Treat Genetic Disease

    01/20/2010 9:58:46 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 16 replies · 469+ views
    Sky News ^ | 01-20-2010 | Emma Rowley
    Rabbits could be milked on a mass scale if a pioneering medical treatment gets the go-ahead. The animals have been genetically engineered to produce C1 inhibitor, a protein that occurs naturally in the human body, according to National Geographic. People who suffer from the genetic disorder hereditary angioedema (HAE) do not produce enough of the protein and suffer from attacks of painful swelling in their soft tissues. They can even die from asphyxiation if the swelling affects their throat. Although the protein can be harvested from donor blood, stocks are limited and can carry the risk of a viral infection,...
  • Man pleads guilty to DWI in La-Z-Boy

    10/22/2009 5:22:00 PM PDT · by boughtwithaprice · 11 replies · 757+ views
    A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while drunk. . . . Police said the chair was powered by a converted lawnmower and had a stereo and cup holders.
  • PETA cries seizure of sex dolls in Philippines [animal rights moonbats]

    12/27/2007 4:56:45 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 41 replies · 156+ views
    China View ^ | 12/27/07 | N/A
    MANILA, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- An animal rights group on Thursday blamed the Philippine customs for ruining their protest by confiscating inflatable sex dolls they planned to use for a global campaign against fowl cruelty. "The dolls were seized by customs officials when they arrived in the Philippines via U.S.-based package carrier UPS," the Hong Kong-based group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), said in a statement released by its Manila office. PETA said it was hoping to use the sex dolls in its campaign against Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) for abuses of chickens. "The sex dolls would...
  • Conan O'Brien's "Priest Stalker" Charged (Priest Accused Of Sending Threatening Notes)

    11/08/2007 1:10:44 PM PST · by mojito · 8 replies · 71+ views
    CBS News ^ | 11/8/2007 | Unattributed
    A Boston priest was arrested in New York City last week and has been charged with stalking late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien, New York City police said. Rev. David Ajemian has been placed on leave after he was arrested last Friday, the Archdiocese of Boston announced Wednesday. Ajemian, 46, remains in the custody of New York City police after he allegedly sent multiple communications to O'Brien over 14 months, police said. They said Ajemian was told to stop with the communications but did not, and a warrant for his arrest was issued by the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. CBS...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 1-5-2007

    01/05/2007 5:37:16 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 155+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 1-5-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. This woman's bra just saved her life From a gunshot, but not due to strife It turns out the strap The bullet did trap Read the story, and then tell your wife!
  • Woman Charged With Malicious Castration

    12/29/2006 6:27:19 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 28 replies · 668+ views
    (12-29) 18:18 PST Lillington, N.C. (AP) -- A woman was charged with malicious castration for allegedly attacking a man during a Christmas party, police said. Rebecca Arnold Dawson, 34, is accused of grabbing the genitals of a 38-year-old man during a fight that erupted early Tuesday morning at a party hosted by the man's girlfriend. All three were heavily intoxicated, Lillington Police Chief Frank Powers said. "I believe he needed more than 50 stitches to repair the damage, but he is back home at this point," police Cpl. Brad Stevens said Friday. "All we can tell you is that the...
  • VANITY - Weird news site for you all

    05/21/2006 6:53:19 AM PDT · by rotstan · 7 replies · 324+ views
    Karl's Weird News ^ | 5/21/06 | karlito
    Hi all - just a vanity posting here - a few months ago I created a blog dedicated solely to links to weird news stories. Please check it out - i hope you all find it entertaining:
  • Three Men Charged in 'Dungeon' Castration

    03/31/2006 3:37:41 PM PST · by SmithL · 22 replies · 664+ views
    AP ^ | 3/31/6
    Waynesville, N.C. -- At least six men came to western North Carolina, some from as far away as South America, to have their genitals mutilated in what police described Friday as a sadomasochistic "dungeon." Three men have been charged with illegal castration in the case, Haywood County Sheriff Tom Alexander and District Attorney Michael Bonfoey said. The sheriff and prosecutor said the victims were willing participants in the procedures. The men met through a Web site produced in North Carolina that published photographs of men engaging in sadomasochistic behavior at a house in Waynesville. . . .
  • News of the Weird

    10/29/2005 7:10:55 PM PDT · by saganite · 13 replies · 691+ views
    duluth news tribune ^ | CHUCK SHEPHERD
    The Ohio High School Athletic Association apologized to football player Bobby Martin of Colonel White High in Dayton after the referees barred him from a September game because he was not wearing the required shoes and knee pads. Martin was born without legs and plays on the punt return team, moving quickly around the field with his arms. An OHSAA official said the referees were just being overly cautious, but Martin said, "That's the first time in 17 years" that someone had made him feel disabled. CAN'T POSSIBLY BE TRUE • Inmate Scott Bolton filed a lawsuit in September against...
  • Homosexual Torches Home While Faking Anti-Gay Hate Crime

    10/18/2005 6:51:51 AM PDT · by NYer · 54 replies · 1,559+ views
    LifeSite ^ | October 18, 2005
    LAKELAND, Florida, October 17, 2005 ( – A homosexual man has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after setting fire to a home that both he and his homosexual lover lived in. Christopher Michael Robertson, 23, made the arson appear to be a hate crime, by spray painting “die fag” on the home’s steps before setting the building ablaze. The derogation was an apparent attempt to scare the man’s homosexual partner, Paul Day, away.