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No Smoking or Off to Jail

February 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on No Smoking or Off to Jail

Well, both my parents died from Cancer, so I can relate to a country that wants to completely ban cigarette smoking but this Buddhist monk could face five years in prison after becoming the first casualty of a stringent anti-smoking law in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which vows to become the first smoke-free […]

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Super Carb Overload

January 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Super Carb Overload

Hope this guy does not walk away a diabetic after this 60 day carb extravaganza! Sticking to an all-potato diet for 60 days has earned Chris Voigt the National Potato Council’s Potato Man of the Year honor. The Columbia Basin Herald reports the award was presented to the Pasco man last weekend at the council’s […]

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Gay Birds Eat Mercury

January 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on Gay Birds Eat Mercury

Researchers in Florida and Sri Lanka studied the effect of the metal in white ibises’ diets to find out why breeding was down. They found the higher the dose of mercury in the wading birds’ food pellets, the more likely a male bird was to pair with another male. Dr Peter Frederick from the University […]

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Yogi Does Not Eat or Drink

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Yogi Does Not Eat or Drink

And I don’t mean the cartoon character Yogi the Bear!  We are talking about the other kind of Yogi but this is obviously BS, or I think it is?  Prahlad Jani, an 82-year-old Indian yogi, is making headlines by claims that for the past 70 years he has had nothing — not one calorie — […]

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Dying Sucks but How About Twice?

December 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on Dying Sucks but How About Twice?

An 88-year-old Brazilian woman has died just two days she woke up in a coffin after being pronounced dead. The woman was pronounced dead at 4:50 p.m. on Dec. 22 and sent to a funeral home, the O Globo newspaper reported. But when the woman woke up at 8:30 p.m., she was rushed back to […]

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Boob Squeezer Arrested

December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Boob Squeezer Arrested

I guess what she was doing was pretty bad but how drunk were the women in the bars that let her give them breast exams? An Idaho judge has set bond at $100,000 for a Boise woman police say posed as a physician and duped at least two other women into having their breasts examined […]

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Get that Knife out of my Head

December 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on Get that Knife out of my Head

I find this really hard to believe, is this guy stupid or what? A 29-year-old tire repairman from northeastern Brazil is recovering after doctors removed a 10-centimetre blade that has been stuck in the front of his head for three years after a bar fight. Edeilson Nascimento told the local Terra news agency that doctors […]

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Weird News Headlines

November 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Weird News Headlines

– If I was teaching first graders I think this would make the job much easier! A teacher in Cape Breton, N.S., was disciplined after she allegedly taped a first-grader to a chair during class.  Lorne Greene, chairman of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board, confirmed the teacher had been disciplined and said he personally […]

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Buy a Heart Attack in a Box

October 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Just in time for your Christmas hate list!!  Buy that special someone a heart attack in a box, chocolate covered bacon!!  You heard me right, this delicious treat can be had for $9 a box, in dark or milk chocolate!

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Teen with Sleep Disorder Can Sleep for Two Weeks At-a-Time

September 23rd, 2010 · 7 Comments

This is just plain weird!  I hope she grows out of it because this is a crappy way to live life.  Louisa Ball does not even know about her prolonged sleeps, which began in 2008 as she recovered from flu, were initially thought to be hormonal until she was diagnosed with Kleine-Levin Syndrome last year. […]

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