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Dallas Police Headquarters Attacked By Gunmen

Posted 6/13/2015 8:48 am by

It’s not every day someone gets so angry they decide to take their fight with the police straight to the police, but people from Texas are a different breed, more than willing to roll up to the cop shop, Assault At Precinct 13 style, and take the fight right to the police.  That’s just what […]

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Fenway Fan Bloodied By Broken Bat

Posted 6/05/2015 9:03 pm by

I’ve never been to Fenway Park, but it looks like a great place to see a game.  Sure, it’s ancient, but it’s also very historic, with the Green Monster and Boston’s notoriously fun fanbase, it looks like it might be a good time so long as you’re not a fan of the other team and […]

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Meet Caitlyn, The Newest Oldest Jenner

Posted 6/01/2015 8:11 pm by

The Kardashian media empire is now down a couple of members.  Sure they’ve added Kanye and baby North West to the clan, but they’re without their senior member.  Or rather, he’s still around, just with a different name and a different gender.  The former Bruce Jenner is now Caitlyn, making a splashy public debut via […]

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Pig In A Paddy Wagon

Posted 5/30/2015 8:46 am by

It’s not often that a story about someone getting attacked by a pig turns out to be hilarious, but Debbie DeRiemaecker from Shelby Township, Michigan, was only the first part of a great story.  She was at her home when a large pig chased her into the front yard.  Laughing, she called 911 and the police […]

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Ebola Survivor’s Eyes Changed Colors

Posted 5/07/2015 6:45 pm by

Dr. Ian Crozier was on the front lines in the global war against the dangerous ebola virus, and he got burned for it.  It’s one of the biggest killers out there, and even under strictest precautions, it’s still a very dangerous disease that affects caregivers and medical personnel alike.  Crozier was one of those personnel, […]

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Plane Slides Off Runway At LaGuardia Airport

Posted 3/05/2015 12:37 pm by

When it comes to snow and ice, don’t mess around with traveling unless you absolutely have to.  After all, when snow comes in, everything wisely grinds to a halt.  Even in one of the world’s busiest airports, when the weather turns, there’s no telling what will happen.  Delta flight 1086 from Atlanta to New York […]

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The Cleveland Browns Get A New Logo

Posted 2/24/2015 9:21 pm by

Some things never change, but some things have to change with the times.  With every passing year, something shifts slightly.  Nothing stays the same in the NFL, from the franchise quarterback to the team owner and the stadium.  Even the vaunted Cleveland Browns, the team started by Paul Brown himself. The Cleveland Browns have unveiled […]

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The First Glimpse Of Aquaman

Posted 2/20/2015 7:33 pm by

Say what you want to about Zack Snyder, he must really love comic books.  After all, he keeps making superhero movies, and he’s basically the mastermind of the upcoming DC Cinematic Universe from Warner Brothers.  From a Superman reboot to a full-fledged Justice League series, Snyder’s got his hands in a lot of pies, but […]

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Facebook Testing “Facebook At Work” App

Posted 1/15/2015 8:45 am by

Say what you want to about the relative merits of Facebook, but with 1.35 billion users, businesses, and whatnot either signed up or actively participating, it’s a huge pool of information that most places are locked out of due to corporate Internet and intranet policies.  However, given how much people need Facebook to work to […]

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Smuggler Caught With 94 iPhones Taped To His Body

Posted 1/13/2015 1:30 pm by

China is a smuggler’s dream.  It’s a land of exotic tastes and repressive government, which means that there are a lot of people willing to pay through the nose for what they want, and a lot of people willing to make a few extra dollars to get it to them.  Given that China is two […]

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Google Unveils The First Holiday Doodle

Posted 12/23/2014 10:30 am by

Every year, Google does something fun for the holidays.  It can be something big, like free post cards or launching an awesome Santa Tracker website and app with awesome games, or it’s something simple like a little fun logo.  In this case, since the big present is out from under the Google tree, it’s time […]

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Banksy’s Newest Artwork Defaced In A Day

Posted 10/21/2014 10:00 am by

Street art has gained a staggering amount of legitimacy in recent years.  For example, graffiti artist Banksy is one of the most popular and famous artists in the world right now, with artwork being sawed off of the side of buildings and sold to collectors for small fortunes.  Bansky, despite having kept his identity a […]

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Clowns Terrify California Town

Posted 10/14/2014 1:00 pm by

Even if you like clowns, you have to admit they can easily become unsettling.  Just a few little tweaks in the makeup, maybe drop the real smile for a painted-on smile, splatter a little blood, and what normally delights children becomes a monster straight out of Stephen King.  If those clowns are skulking about in […]

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Krispy Kreme’s Ghostbusters Doughnuts

Posted 9/24/2014 8:30 am by

It’s amazing to think that Ghostbusters has been around for 30 years as of this year.  Ghostbusters seems both fresh and timeless, depending on how you look at it.  It’s also an iconic comedy classic, full of classic characters and classic lines, equal parts 80’s wit and 1950’s-style charm.  Given the cottage industry of Ghostbusters […]

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Apple’s September 9 Event: iWatch and iPhone 6?

Posted 8/29/2014 11:00 am by

The invitation simply says, “Wish we could say more,” as if that’s enough of an apology.  It’s not, but when it comes to Apple and new products, the name of the game is cryptic.  Also probably white and shiny.  But mostly cryptic.  Apple sent out a teaser for an event on September 9 at the […]

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Apple Patent Unveils iWatch

Posted 7/22/2014 9:07 pm by

The wrist is the latest battleground for the technologically-forward end user.  You’ve got your tablet, your smartphone, your computer, and even your eyeglasses are connected to the Internet and are more capable than ever, but what about your wrist?  There are already some smartwatches available, but it won’t really matter until Apple’s got its entry […]

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Handsome Mugshot Goes Viral

Posted 6/20/2014 9:49 am by

It’s always strange to see a mugshot with someone really attractive staring back at you from the pages of Crime Time or the local police department website. Most people, during their mugshots, look irritable or downright crazy, the exact opposite of the sort of thing people like to look at.  Not so for Stockton, California […]

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Giant Naked Virgin Mary Causes Predictable Controversy

Posted 5/08/2014 10:45 am by

The Virgin Mary is one of the most iconic ideas in the world of art.  A mother’s love for her child, be it adult or divine infant, was one of the most inspiring images in the art world and it has inspired literally thousands of paintings, drawings, sculptures, statues, and stains on furniture.  However, one […]

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British Barber Criticizes Kim Jong Un’s Bad Hair Day

Posted 4/16/2014 2:53 pm by

You’d think that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un would have a pretty full plate.  After all, he’s in charge of an entire country of people and if you look at his list of titles, he’s doing everything under the sun at a very high level.  He’s in charge of all the military, the defense, […]

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Atlanta Braves Celebrate Home Opener By Burning The American Flag

Posted 4/09/2014 3:03 pm by

Historically, the Atlanta Braves have been a model franchise.  Aside from a lack of post-season success, the Braves have been a winning ball club, a good ambassador to the South for baseball, and have generally been a pretty classy organization, at least as far as sports teams with Native American mascots can be.  However, one […]

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Starbucks Satanic Latte Art

Posted 4/02/2014 7:45 am by

There are a lot of dumb controversies surrounding Starbucks, from the decision to test alcohol sales to the store’s ubiquity in every place folks congregate around the world.  One Louisiana school teacher got a little more than she bargained for when she stopped by the Starbucks location at Baton Rouge’s Mall of Louisiana to get […]

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Target Is Bad At Photoshop

Posted 3/12/2014 10:30 am by

When it comes to digitally editing photos, less is usually more.  Unless you’re trying to make deliberately weird pictures, the more you mess with a picture the worse it becomes.  That’s why Photoshop has become such a bane to the existence of teenagers ever.  Not only does it promote illogical standards of beauty, it also […]

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Russia’s First Sochi Medalist Celebrates By Almost Stripping

Posted 2/10/2014 8:15 am by

There are a lot of ways to make traditional winter Olympic events more appealing.  You can tweak the rules to add a little more drama, you can try to turn your sport macho, you can have some spectacular, television-friendly crashes where no one really gets hurt, or you can show a little skin and go […]

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Wellesley College’s Underwear-Clad Sleepwalker Statue

Posted 2/05/2014 7:00 pm by

There aren’t many men on campus at Wellesley College.  That’s probably because it’s an all-women school.  However, there’s one guy on campus these days, and he’s tromping around the grounds in nothing more than a pair of tighty whitey underwear with his eyes closed.  Wellesley College has a statue of a guy in his underwear […]

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Rio’s “Christ” Struck By Lightning

Posted 1/20/2014 8:00 am by

It’s one of the most famous landmarks in the known world.  If you see a shot of a giant statue of Jesus, odds are it’s an establishing shot of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  The 125-foot statue dubbed “Christ The Redeemer” sits atop the 2000-foot Corcovado Mountain, overseeing the sprawling Brazilian city.  There are many imitators, […]

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Conjoined Twin Grey Whales Found In Mexico

Posted 1/09/2014 1:00 pm by

You don’t often see conjoined animals live successfully in the wild.  Conjoined twins have a lot of health concerns (and legal concerns), from birth on, and in the unforgiving natural world, any kind of deformity can end up being a real detriment.  You’ll see the occasional domesticated pig with two faces or the occasional calf […]

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Tony Parker Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Gesture

Posted 12/30/2013 9:48 pm by

People make rude gestures on a daily basis, either as a form of protest or just as a general expression of being upset.  However, there’s a difference between making a rude gesture and making an offensive gesture, and San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is learning the difference.  Three years ago, he made a gesture […]

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Obama’s Funeral Selfie

Posted 12/10/2013 4:02 pm by

There are a lot of bad behaviors that can be overlooked during a memorial service.  There’s a big difference between the occasional uninvited guest and someone who shows up to steal food.  However, when it’s a huge event like the memorial service of Nelson Mandela and you’re one of the hundreds of dignitaries showing up […]

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The Doodle-Blot Test

Posted 11/08/2013 8:00 am by

These days, the inkblot test is more noteworthy for the name of a pop-culture comic book/movie character than its implications in psychology.  However, the Rorschach test is still an important test in the history of the psychological world (even if it’s not used much today), and Google is paying special attention to that with a […]

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The New $100 Bill Is Here

Posted 10/08/2013 6:30 am by

If this seems like a blast from the past, that’s because it is.  The new-look $100 bill was supposed to be released in 2010, but problems with unwanted creasing delayed the bill.  In 2011, when the bill was supposed to be released, there were problems with the ink smearing.  The old saying is more money […]

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