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News Of The Stupid
04/28/2016 02:38 PM
New York State Police nab serial butt slapper in Dutchess County
New York State Police nab serial butt slapper in Dutchess County submitted by /u/philamignon
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04/28/2016 01:11 AM
Coast Guard rescues man running in a bubble in the ocean – again
Coast Guard rescues man running in a bubble in the ocean – again submitted by /u/BlankVerse
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04/27/2016 10:11 PM
Teen Being Sued After Crashing Car While Allegedly Using Snapchat’s ‘Speed’ Filter in Atlanta
Teen Being Sued After Crashing Car While Allegedly Using Snapchat’s ‘Speed’ Filter in Atlanta submitted by /u/Foomas
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04/28/2016 12:56 AM
29-year-old high school basketballer Jonathon Nicola says he doesn't know his age
29-year-old high school basketballer Jonathon Nicola says he doesn't know his age submitted by /u/powercow
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04/27/2016 11:21 AM
Driver Causes Major Accident While Trying to Use a Snapchat Filter
Driver Causes Major Accident While Trying to Use a Snapchat Filter submitted by /u/Gaggamaggot
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Rumor Has It - Snopes.com

New Urban Legends
04/28/2016 08:31 PM
Sharpie Shock Challenge
Videos of the "Sharpie Shock Challenge" don't actually show people getting shocked.
04/28/2016 07:29 PM
Oklahoma Court Rules It's Not Rape If the Victim Is Intoxicated?
A controversial Oklahoma court ruling was widely misinterpreted to mean that under state law, rape charges cannot be brought if the victim was intoxicated.
04/28/2016 04:55 PM
Koch Brothers Officially Endorse Hillary Clinton?
After an interview, rumors flew that the conservative Koch brothers were endorsing Democrat Clinton for President over any of her Republican rivals.
04/28/2016 04:13 PM
Jewish Mother Hugs Toddler Before Holocaust Murders?
A purported photograph of a Jewish mother hugging her daughter before Nazis murdered them both is actually a screenshot from a 1988 miniseries.

THE LATEST FROM CRACKED

Cracked: All Posts
04/29/2016 03:00 AM
Classic Movies If Cable Censored Them For Sexism
By Soren Bowie  Published: April 29th, 2016 

04/29/2016 03:00 AM
15 Documentaries Nobody Asked For (But Need To Be Made)
By CRACKED Readers  Published: April 29th, 2016 

04/29/2016 03:00 AM
I've Gotta Be Armed: 5 Realities Of A Little League Umpire
By Anonymous,Isaac Cabe  Published: April 29th, 2016 


THE BEST OF YAHOO'S ODD NEWS

Odd News Headlines - Yahoo News
04/29/2016 08:04 AM
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's.
04/28/2016 06:57 PM
Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead

In this April 15, 2016, photo provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, a wayward California sea lion sits in the driveway of the Soggy Bottom Farm near Oakville, Wash., about 50 miles from the ocean. The sea lion was released into Puget Sound the same day and a week later it was found dead under a bridge in Olympia, Wash. Biologists are trying to determine what killed it. (WDFW Officer Lance Martin/Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.



04/28/2016 05:56 PM
Marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman arrested again, for pot

FILE - In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist dubbed NJ Weedman, stands in front of his Liberty Bell Temple and Sanctuary, next to his Weedman's Joint restaurant in Trenton, N.J. Forchion has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was arrested along with 10 other people after a raid of his business, officials announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple.



04/28/2016 04:14 PM
Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits

In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 photo, Cold War era sanitation kits, meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelter, are shown in Bozeman, Mont. After county officials determined they didn't need the kits any more, they found out the Department of Defense didn't want them back and the Federal Emergency Management Agency had no use for them, either. The county has offered some to museums. The rest may be sold at auction. A value and date haven't been set. (Troy Carter /Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITBOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters.



04/28/2016 01:30 PM
Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

This May 17, 2013 photo provided by James E. Moriarty shows Adam Henze performing in Indianapolis, Henze, an Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer, has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century. The competition revives an Indy 500 tradition from the 1920s, when an official poem was included in the race day program. (James E. Moriarty via AP)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.



04/28/2016 10:41 AM
Labrador helps save Arizona man stranded in snowstorm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a man wearing only a T-shirt during a snowstorm would have frozen to death at the base of an Arizona mountain had it not been for an alert 2-year-old black Labrador mix.
Yahoo Answers: Latest Questions
04/29/2016 10:02 AM
[ Other - Music ] Open Question : Ukelele for beginners?
What is a good (preferably low price) first ukelele for a beginner?

NEWS FROM NEWSER.COM

Great Finds from Newser
04/28/2016 05:55 PM
Frustrated Man Hosts Birthday Party for Neighborhood Pothole
How long do you have to live with a pothole on your street before you start treating it like a member of the family? Apparently a year will do it. Mashable reports Eddie Prosser of Jackson, Mississippi, got so tired of the city ignoring his complaints about the pothole outside...
04/28/2016 05:29 PM
Lost Hiker Has Dog to Thank for His Survival
When John Paul Roccaforte took his two dogs outside a little after 1am on April 16 during a snowstorm, 2-year-old black Lab mix Marley wouldn't stop barking, the Arizona Republic reports. "He just wouldn’t let up. He was relentless," Roccaforte tells the Arizona Daily Sun . "It was high-alert, letting us...
04/28/2016 01:44 PM
Mom Gives Birth on Plane, Names Baby After Airline
A pregnant woman went into labor on a Jetstar Asia flight from Singapore to Burma last Friday ... and named the baby after the airline, BuzzFeed reports. "We're most pleased to announce that a baby boy, named Saw Jet Star, was delivered safely onboard 3K583 by a team of doctors and...
04/28/2016 09:54 AM
Study Names Worst State for Drunk Driving
Be careful on the roads in North Dakota. The state is the most dangerous in the country when it comes to drunk driving, according to an analysis by CarInsuranceComparison.com . It considered five factors: a state's drunk-driving-related deaths and arrests in 2015, its penalties and laws, and its cost per...
04/27/2016 11:25 AM
10 Years Later, Making Peace With Wife's Death at 35
Matt Zoller Seitz is a renowned TV and film critic and the editor of RogerEbert.com, but his new essay on the site is of a far more personal nature. It starts with this: "My wife Jennifer died April 27, 2006, at 35, of a heart attack brought on by...

UPI'S WEIRD HEADLINES

Odd News - UPI.com
04/29/2016 09:26 AM
Diver records encounter with friendly silky sharks in Florida
Ben Hooper
JUPITER, Fla., April 29 (UPI) -- A diver off the coast of Florida captured video of his encounter with a group of large silky sharks that allowed him to get close and even stroke their backs.
04/29/2016 09:24 AM
Florida man clings to hood of speeding car in road rage incident
Ben Hooper
KENDALL, Fla., April 29 (UPI) -- An apparent case of road rage in Florida led to a man clinging to the hood of a white car as it sped away from the scene of the argument.
04/28/2016 10:45 PM
Baltimore TV station bomb threat turns out to be candy
Shawn Price
BALTIMORE, April 28 (UPI) -- A man in a panda suit claiming to have a bomb threatened a Baltimore TV station until he was shot by police as he walked out on to the street.
04/28/2016 03:44 PM
Moscow spending $1.32 million to create 'perfect weather' for May Day
Daniel Uria
MOSCOW, April 28 (UPI) -- Russia's Kremlin has allocated more than $1 million toward technology that will guarantee good weather in the country's capital city.
04/28/2016 03:18 PM
PuiPui the bunny dresses in dapper handmade clothing
Daniel Uria
TOKYO, April 28 (UPI) -- A bunny in Japan has gained an online following for modeling a series of stylish outfits handmade by its owner.
04/28/2016 03:16 PM
Paramount Pictures sued over copyright of Klingon language
Daniel Uria
LAS VEGAS, April 28 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures is being sued over its copyright of the Klingon language, with the plaintiffs arguing that Klingon should be recognized as a real language.

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