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04/23/2014 01:34 PM
Chances of a City-Leveling Asteroid: Pretty Darned High
Bad news: The chances that an asteroid will take out your city are higher than you might think, according to a nonprofit group currently working on an asteroid-tracking telescope. "There is a popular misconception that asteroid impacts are extraordinarily rare," says Ed Lu, the former astronaut who heads the B612...
04/23/2014 03:38 AM
After 50 Years, Mysterious Ocean Quack Identified
A mysterious quacking noise in the ocean that has baffled scientists for decades has finally been identified, researchers say. Acoustic recorders placed on Antarctic minke whales have produced what NOAA experts say is "conclusive evidence" that the sound is their chatter, the BBC reports. The sound was dubbed the "bio-duck"...
04/22/2014 04:44 PM
Farmer Lets Hunter Use His Land, Gets a Kidney
There's the donor waiting list, and then there's this: A Mississippi hunter who knocked on a Kansas farmer's door seeking permission to hunt ended up giving the stranger a kidney. As the AP recounts, Rob Robinson first knocked on Gil Alexander's door in 2008 to hunt pheasants. He showed up...
04/22/2014 10:00 AM
Mountaineer Had Premonition of Everest Disaster —in 2012
Jon Krakauer takes to the pages of the New Yorker to weigh in on the latest tragedy on Everest (the author was, of course, part of the 1996 disaster that saw eight climbers killed). His piece makes plain the imbalance between the dangers faced by Sherpas and the climbers they...
04/22/2014 07:49 AM
Single Pill Would Mix Morphine ... and Oxycodone
On the one hand are the benefits: A single pill that would allow patients to ingest smaller doses of two drugs than they'd consume if they took the drugs separately, one with a lowered risk of respiratory complications, and one that eases intense pain rapidly. What's not to like about...

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04/23/2014 06:53 PM
Two 10-year-olds caught selling grandparents' pot at Colorado school
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Two 10-year-old boys in Colorado were caught selling and swapping marijuana that they pilfered from their grandparents' supplies of legally purchased pot in separate incidents at the same school, a district official said on Wednesday. John Gates, director of safety and security for Weld County School District 6, said a fourth-grade boy at Monfort Elementary in Greeley brought a small amount of marijuana to school on Monday and sold it to three other classmates. That boy nibbled on the edible, but suffered no ill-effects, Gates said, adding that another student observed the incident and reported it to school authorities. Voters in Colorado approved the possession and use of small amounts of cannabis by adults for recreational purposes in 2012, and the first state-licensed retail pot stores opened in the state in January.
04/23/2014 06:33 PM
Sriracha hot sauce makers head for next showdown in California

Bottles of Sriracha hot chili sauce, made by Huy Fong Foods, are seen on a supermarket shelf in San GabrielBy Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Southern California makers of the popular Sriracha brand of hot sauce faced another potential showdown on Wednesday with the city of Irwindale over a peppery smell emitted from the company's chili-processing factory in town. The city council was expected to vote on a resolution formally declaring the factory a public nuisance unless the sides reach an agreement to resolve resident complaints of tear-inducing fumes from the plant. City officials and attorneys for Huy Fong Foods were in talks this week seeking to reach a settlement ahead of Wednesday night's council meeting, said Laura Snyder, an administrator in the city manager's office. Huy Fong officials could not immediately be reached for comment.

04/23/2014 06:32 PM
Tennessee man breaks into civil rights museum, then falls asleep

A man looks at the Lorraine Motel, which is now a part of the National Civil Rights Museum, where Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in MemphisA Tennessee man looking for a place to sleep found a bed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where the Rev. Martin Luther King was shot and killed in 1968. But the motel is now part of the National Civil Rights Museum, and Dexter Anderson, 33, was arrested as he slept Tuesday night in room 308 after a security officer called police to report a break in. Rooms 306 and 308 of the Lorraine Motel were booked by King's group at the time of his assassination, and have since been preserved behind glass as permanent exhibits in the museum, which traces the movement from slavery through the late 20th century. Anderson, of Memphis, was charged with vandalism and criminal trespass, Memphis police Sergeant Alyssa Macon-Moore said.

04/23/2014 05:51 PM
Firefighters rescue dog trapped in chair
'Princess' was not harmed.
04/23/2014 05:36 PM
Florida principal stops 10-year practice of serving kids shots of Mountain Dew before taking standardized test
A Melbourne, Florida elementary school has said they will stop offering students Mountain Dew before they take the FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test).
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04/23/2014 06:00 PM
American Voices: ‘Goonies’ Sequel In The Works
Reports are surfacing that a sequel is in store for The Goonies, the 1985 film about a group of kids hunting for treasure to save their homes from foreclosure, a possibility that has delighted fans who hope to see the film return with original cast...

04/23/2014 04:15 PM
Neighborhood Kids Grant Landmark Status To House Where Guy Killed Himself
LINCOLN, NE—Granting it the same distinction as the playground where a third-grader stepped on a huge needle and the community swimming pool where someone dove in and broke his neck, neighborhood sources confirmed Wednesday that the grade-schoolers ...

04/23/2014 04:00 PM
Activists Release Horrifying Video Showing How Meat Products Are Eaten
WASHINGTON—Forcing the grisly and rarely acknowledged practices into the public eye, a group of activists posted several disturbing videos online this week that expose how most meat products are eaten, sources confirmed. Secretly filmed on cell phon...

04/23/2014 03:00 PM
Perverted Little Boy Asks To Sleep With Parents
ENID, OK—Reportedly seeking to indulge his twisted desires for the third time in as many nights, perverted 6-year-old Kyle Rogers entered his parents’ bedroom Tuesday night and directly asked if he could sleep with both of them, household sour...

04/23/2014 02:00 PM
NFL GMs Frantically Studying Bleacher Report Slideshow On Top College Prospects
NEW YORK—With the 2014 NFL Draft less than a month away, sources confirmed Tuesday that GMs from across the league are closely studying a Bleacher Report slideshow titled “Ranking The Top 100 NFL Draft Prospects” before making their fina...

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04/23/2014 06:47 PM
Russia sends 50 year old bombers to invade Britain [Amusing]
Amusing [link] [26 comments]

04/23/2014 06:41 PM
You should visit a dentist at least once every six months. Unless of course the dentist randomly pulls out all your teeth for no reason on the first visit, then you can skip the second one [Scary]
Scary [link] [18 comments]

04/23/2014 06:31 PM
Police attach explosives to rental car for training exercise, forget to tell the company which car before they rent it out [Fail]
Fail [link] [9 comments]

04/23/2014 06:30 PM
True story: Jay-Z once wrote a song for Bugs Bunny [Unlikely]
Unlikely [link] [8 comments]

04/23/2014 06:29 PM
Most people use log splitters to break up their firewood. This guy decided to use a frieght train instead [Florida]
Florida [link] [7 comments]

04/23/2014 06:16 PM
Man tries everything he can think of to avoid a DUI. Well, everything except not drinking and driving [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [6 comments]

04/23/2014 05:58 PM
Home defense tip: Those pithy, tough-guy, "kill lines" that movie action heroes spit out while shooting people? They don't sound nearly as good when being played for jurors at your murder trial [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [146 comments]

04/23/2014 05:55 PM
Wife refuses to have sex with you? Well she was probably molested as a child and that's grounds for a divorcin' says Pat Robertson [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [55 comments]

04/23/2014 05:46 PM
"You were collecting disability and were singing in a metal band. Yeah it's hardcore but that is fraud, you know" [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [35 comments]

04/23/2014 05:11 PM
Bill O'Reilly asks Bundy Militia member:"How does your protest differ from Occupy Wall Street?" Bundy supporter:"Mr. Bundy is providing the country with beef." Hey everybody: FREE STEAKS [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [212 comments]

04/23/2014 04:00 PM
Photoshop this relaxed show of force [Photoshop]
Photoshop [link] [29 comments]

04/23/2014 03:40 PM
Anomalous Mind Management, Abductee, Contactee Helpline stages inaugural conference to help those who believe they've had contact with aliens. Organizers hope the event will allow people to share their experiences without being teased [Unlikely]
Unlikely [link] [62 comments]

04/23/2014 03:31 PM
To ensure motorists remain alert, small town replaces neutral road markings on narrow street with more to-the-point phrases like "AH DANGER", "SLOWLY" and "Things will jump out at you" [Weird]
Weird [link] [25 comments]

04/23/2014 03:27 PM
The worst part about faking your own kidnapping: Discovering your mom wouldn't pay $200 to get you back [Fail]
Fail [link] [43 comments]

04/23/2014 03:15 PM
Priest uses church money to buy condom. No, wait, condo, not condom [Dumbass]
Dumbass [link] [28 comments]

04/23/2014 03:14 PM
Those melonfarmers in the Russian parliament are making a melonfarming law that bans melonfarming swearing in melonfarming public, the melonfarmers [Asinine]
Asinine [link] [44 comments]

04/23/2014 03:13 PM
Pardon me, Mr. President Obama? Sir? Nigeria has oil AND they're hiding Islamic Extremists like Al Queda AND I have evidence that they are transporting dangerous materials in trucks. Yours truly, Parafujo Mpira [Misc]
Misc [link] [37 comments]

04/23/2014 03:10 PM
It's a good thing that you want someone to take action about all the cars that have crashed through your house in the last two years but maybe you need to move your family in the meantime [Scary]
Scary [link] [33 comments]

04/23/2014 03:04 PM
IRS gives out over $1 million in bonuses to employees who are delinquent in paying their taxes. Well, at least now they have some cash to cover the fines [Asinine]
Asinine [link] [51 comments]

04/23/2014 02:59 PM
US says its troops only "assisted" Yemeni forces in taking out an Al-qaeda bombmaker responsible for the "underwear bomb" plot- by, ya know, flying them to the exact spot of the ambush, giving them guns and pointing out the guy to shoot [Followup]
Followup [link] [37 comments]

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Rebecca Cavander pressed her body close to mine as I slept, her finger tracing an invisible line across my chest then moving slowly to my abdomen, pausing briefly then moving even lower. Her moist lips pressed against mine and as my mind began to rouse from a deep sleep, I became aware of her breath against my neck. Her lips moved closer to my ear and she whispered....
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