Someone is killing the Shoe Trees of America
Someone is killing the Shoe Trees of America
One was cut down and one was burned. No suspects so far. Weird. picked by Moe 4 weeks ago
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 You Can Swear In Pennsylvania Again Without Getting a Ticket
You Can Swear In Pennsylvania Again Without Getting a Ticket
State police have agreed to stop citing the public for cursing as part of a settlement Tuesday of a federal free-speech lawsuit. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 Self-styled superhero chases off would-be car thief...
Self-styled superhero chases off would-be car thief...
...in the latest daring exploit of 'Phoenix Jones' picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 DNA Evidence Clears Texas Man Who Spent 30 Years In Prison
DNA Evidence Clears Texas Man Who Spent 30 Years In Prison
"You're free to go."

With those words from a judge, Cornelius Dupree Jr. "was exonerated this morning in a Dallas courtroom," the Morning News writes.

The verdict, though, comes after Dupree already spent 30 years in prison "for a rape and robbery he didn't commit," the Associated Press adds. picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 10-year old girl discovers supernova
10-year old girl discovers supernova
"For amateur astronomers, discovering a supernova is a significant and rare feat," Canada's The Star writes. "For a 10-year-old amateur to do it — well, that’s astronomical."

Still, that's just what Kathryn Aurora Gray of Fredericton, New Brunswick, did on New Year's Eve. picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 Gerry Rafferty dies, aged 63
Gerry Rafferty dies, aged 63
The Scottish singer and songwriter Gerry Rafferty has died following an illness. He was 63.

The Paisley-born musician was best known for his 1972 hit Stuck in the Middle With You with his band Stealers Wheel.

He tasted more success in 1978 with the song Baker Street which reached number 3 in the UK charts and number 2 in the US. picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 New Edition Of 'Huckleberry Finn' Will Eliminate Offensive Words
New Edition Of 'Huckleberry Finn' Will Eliminate Offensive Words
Saying they want to publish a version that won't be banned from some schools because of its language, two scholars are editing Mark Twain's classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to eliminate uses of the "N" word and replace it with "slave."

(N is for nigger, just in case you were wondering. When did we come so afraid to say a word?) picked by bingo 4 weeks ago
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 110-year-old man finds 82-year-old willing to be his wife
110-year-old man finds 82-year-old willing to be his wife
110-year-old Malaysian man who has been looking for a wife said he was ready to marry again after an 82-year-old woman responded to his call for a bride. picked by midnightbliss10 4 weeks ago
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 Real, Live Practice Babies
Real, Live Practice Babies
Once upon a time, infants were quietly removed from orphanages and delivered to the home economics programs at elite U.S. colleges, where young women were eager to learn the science of mothering. These infants became “practice babies,” living in “practice apartments,” where a gaggle of young “practice mothers” took turns caring for them. picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 Killer Caught On Camera by Victim
Killer Caught On Camera by Victim
The picture, taken outside Philippine councilman Dagso's house, shows a man aiming his gun from behind the victim's smiling three-member family, seconds before he was shot. picked by cb__ 4 weeks ago
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 Tucker Carlson thinks Michael Vick should be executed
Tucker Carlson thinks Michael Vick should be executed
"I'm a Christian, I've made mistakes myself, I believe fervently in second chances. Michael Vick killed dogs, and he did in a heartless and cruel way. And I think, personally, he should've been executed for that." picked by gravyy 4 weeks ago
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 Raunchy videos starring Enterprise skipper come to light
Raunchy videos starring Enterprise skipper come to light
In skits, sailors parade in drag, use anti-gay slurs, and simulate masturbation and a rectal exam. Another scene implies that an officer is having sex in his stateroom with a donkey.
"He probably figured they'd never get off the ship." picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Transcending the Human, DIY Style
Transcending the Human, DIY Style
“Bodily health takes a big f**k-off second seat to curiosity,” she says. “Though it hasn’t really changed my life, it’s just made me more curious.”
It’s just going to hurt like a sonofabitch. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Zsa Zsa Gabor to Have Leg Amputated
Zsa Zsa Gabor to Have Leg Amputated
Doctors are worried that the 93-year-old actress will die if they don't amputate part of her leg, where a lesion has grown gangrenous. The amputation will likely be below the knee. Gabor, a Hungarian-born sex symbol of the 1950s and '60s, is already paralyzed from a 2002 car accident, and she suffered a stroke in 2005. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Murderer to inherit his victim's money - Nearly $250,000!!
Murderer to inherit his victim's money - Nearly $250,000!!
A man convicted of murdering his mother-in-law stands to inherit her fortune when he is released from prison. And it's all legal. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 Discovery Of Cretan Tools Points To Sea Travel 130,000 Years Ago
Discovery Of Cretan Tools Points To Sea Travel 130,000 Years Ago
Archaeologists on the island of Crete have discovered what may be evidence of one of the world's first sea voyages by human ancestors, the Greek Culture Ministry said Monday. A ministry statement said experts from Greece and the U.S. have found rough axes and other tools thought to be between 130,000 and 700,000 years old close to shelters on the island's south coast. Crete has been separated fro... read full post picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 'Forbidden Planet' star Anne Francis dies at 80
'Forbidden Planet' star Anne Francis dies at 80
Actress Anne Francis, who was the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later was sexy private eye in "Honey West" on TV, has died at age 80. picked by bingo 4 weeks ago
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 Blood test to spot cancer gets big boost
Blood test to spot cancer gets big boost
A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office. picked by zircon77777 4 weeks ago
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 Pete Postelthwaite dies aged 64
Pete Postelthwaite dies aged 64
Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite has died at the age of 64, a spokesperson has confirmed.

"In the name of the father" was a great film. RIP. picked by blindworld 4 weeks ago
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  A Newly Discovered Reason to Avoid Fast Food
A Newly Discovered Reason to Avoid Fast Food
A new study shows that toxicperfluoroalkyls, which are used in surface protection treatments and coatings to keep grease from leaking through fast food wrappers, are being ingested by people through their food and showing up as contaminants in blood. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Dave Barry’s 2010 Year in Review
Dave Barry’s 2010 Year in Review
Let's face it -- 2010 was a disaster. A month-by-month reminder of just how awful it was. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Rare panda cow born on farm near Campion
Rare panda cow born on farm near Campion
It is safe to say that Ben is the last miniature panda cow born anywhere in 2010.
In fact, he has few peers, being a calf and one of only 24 of the scarce breed in the world. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 1000+ Blackbirds fall from New Year's Eve Sky
1000+ Blackbirds fall from New Year's Eve Sky
1,000 blackbirds, most of them dead, fell out of the Arkansas sky. picked by stinkobinko 4 weeks ago
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 Chuck Berry's Collapse Reminds Us How Much He Matters
Chuck Berry's Collapse Reminds Us How Much He Matters
Chuck Berry, a founding father of rock 'n' roll, collapsed at a concert in Chicago Saturday night. It's been a long time since Berry's seemed relevant to rock 'n' roll, but he helped define the sounds of the '50s, '60 and '70s. picked by bingo 4 weeks ago
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 The Last Mud Horse Fisherman
The Last Mud Horse Fisherman
The last remaining fisherman still using a centuries old technique known as the ''mud-horse'' fears the art will die with him as all his children have chosen different careers. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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