Dave Barry Year in Review: Bailing out of 2008
Dave Barry Year in Review: Bailing out of 2008
How weird a year was it?
Here's how weird. picked by Bornbad 7 hours ago
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 Notable deaths of 2008
Notable deaths of 2008
Each year brings the sad parting of notable figures who helped shape the world in which we live. picked by Bornbad 1 day ago
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 Fire victims get 'phenomenal' $1 million gift
Fire victims get 'phenomenal' $1 million gift
Deluged by the kindness of strangers Tuesday, the victims of a fierce fire that destroyed a Burnsville apartment complex Monday will experience an equally blessed Christmas Eve today.

*hey, a good news story* picked by Bornbad 2 days ago
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 Saudi court rejects plea to annul 8-year-old girl's marriage to 58-year-old man
Saudi court rejects plea to annul 8-year-old girl's marriage to 58-year-old man
A Saudi court has rejected a plea to divorce an eight-year-old girl married off by her father to a man who is 58, saying the case should wait until the girl reaches puberty. picked by Bornbad 2 days ago
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 Chinese Girl Has Basketball for a Body
Chinese Girl Has Basketball for a Body
Evidently this is old story, but I've never heard about it.
Qian Hongyan, who was forced to use half a basketball as her prosthetic body, has inspired millions recently with her ambition to compete as a swimmer in the 2012 Paralympics in London. picked by 2manyusernames 3 days ago
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 The Luckiest Horse in Reno
The Luckiest Horse in Reno
A Christmas story picked by suebe 4 days ago
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 Doing the Hokey Pokey is now a "hate crime"?
Doing the Hokey Pokey is now a "hate crime"?
Some in England are demanding that the traditional song/dance "Hokey Pokey", aka "Hokey Cokey"be banned and anyone singing it be arrested for hate crimes because they feel that the song originated to mock the Catholic church. picked by 2manyusernames 4 days ago
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 The Rise of the A-Gay
The Rise of the A-Gay
They're smarter, sexier, and far more successful than you'll ever be. And they definitely don't speak with a lisp. Meet America's new ruling class—the Alpha Gays. picked by suebe 4 days ago
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 Polaroid Files For Chapter 11
Polaroid Files For Chapter 11
I'm broken hearted. Most of my girlfriends are on Polaroid. picked by Bornbad 4 days ago
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 Old-Ass Toys
Old-Ass Toys
Here's a gigantic list of antique toys. You know, for like if you have a time machine and want to get someone in the past something for christmas... Or if you want to give bornbad something that won't confuse him... picked by dOntEAtpOOp 4 days ago
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 Science Returns to the White House
Science Returns to the White House
In announcing four top science advisers Saturday, President-elect Barack Obama set lofty goals for an open and honest scientific process and dialogue in his new administration.
*no more rocket surgery* picked by Bornbad 5 days ago
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 Woman Jumps Out of Moving Car to Escape Drunk Driver
Woman Jumps Out of Moving Car to Escape Drunk Driver
A mother of four jumped out of a moving SUV in New York Friday night to escape riding alongside a drunk driver only to die upon the impact of her fall. picked by suebe 6 days ago
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 Judge who sued drycleaner $54 million over a lost pair of pants loses final appeal
Judge who sued drycleaner $54 million over a lost pair of pants loses final appeal
Winner of the 2007 Stella Award for frivolous and self serving lawsuits. The drycleaning business owner even found the pants and tried to return them to this ex-judge but he persisted in his suit to the bitter end. picked by equinox 6 days ago
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 Brussels Sprouts + Gorillas = Bad Situation
Brussels Sprouts + Gorillas = Bad Situation
If I had a dime for every story I read this week that mentioned gorilla farts... picked by Bornbad 6 days ago
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 SoCal grandfather mauled to death by pit bulls
SoCal grandfather mauled to death by pit bulls
A 60-year-old man was mauled to death by a pair of pit bulls Friday in the backyard of his rural Southern California home.

*there is an ongoing controversy in Calif. about banning this breed of dog for pets* picked by Bornbad 7 days ago
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 1 Year Old Boy Kept Alive by Cats
1 Year Old Boy Kept Alive by Cats
The boy, whose ordeal mirrors that of the character Mowgli from Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book, was discovered by police in Misiones, in Argentina, surrounded by eight wild cats picked by suebe 7 days ago
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 The mother of Palin's soon-to-be son-in-law was arrested on drug charges.
The mother of Palin's soon-to-be son-in-law was arrested on drug charges.
That SNL joke about Sarah Palin being the mayor of Alaska's crystal meth capital is either funnier or sadder now. picked by suebe 7 days ago
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 Plainclothes police beat up 12-year-old honor student girl then arrest her 3 weeks later
Plainclothes police beat up 12-year-old honor student girl then arrest her 3 weeks later
Who can blame Galveston plainclothes police who thought a 12-year-old girl standing outside her house (flipping the switch on the circuit breaker as her mother has asked her to do) was a prostitute? After all, she was wearing "tight shorts" according to the vigilant officers, and she happened to live only two blocks away from a location where someone had complained that prostitution was... read full post picked by Bornbad 1 week ago
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 Chocolate in peril
Chocolate in peril
Is there any treat more decadent, more luxurious than chocolate? Well, it need not be a guilty pleasure - the chocolate you eat was almost certainly grown on small farms in poor countries. When you buy chocolate, you help poor farmers feed their families. It's a start, at least

*Now the bad news... picked by bingo 1 week ago
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 Christmas Came Early for 92 Year Old Woman
Christmas Came Early for 92 Year Old Woman
After throwing out her $1 million winning lottery ticket. picked by suebe 1 week ago
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 Sexy secrets of the Syrian souk
Sexy secrets of the Syrian souk
Just off the crowded central market in Old Damascus, a sales assistant called Mahmoud is giving me my first introduction into an unusual Syrian speciality - musical knickers. picked by Bornbad 1 week ago
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 Chinese eating pussy...cats!
Chinese eating pussy...cats!
Thousands of cats across the country have been caught in the past week by traders and transported to Guangdong province to be killed for food. picked by Bornbad 1 week ago
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 Wildlife Official Says Deer With Bucket Not Suffering
Wildlife Official Says Deer With Bucket Not Suffering
A deer in Parma has a plastic bucket stuck on its head.

*oh deer, poor bucket head* picked by Bornbad 1 week ago
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 The One Dollar Diet Project
The One Dollar Diet Project
A 30-day experiment on recession cuisine picked by suckersklub 1 week ago
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 Chrysler Closes All Plants For 1 Month
Chrysler Closes All Plants For 1 Month
Chrysler said it will close all 30 of its manufacturing plants for a month starting Friday.

The company needs to match production with slowing demand and conserve cash.
*the end is near* picked by Bornbad 1 week ago
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