Here Fishy Fishy!
Here Fishy Fishy!
Jeremy Wade, of "River Monster" fame, catches the fish of his life. It could have been the other way around. (Why is that fool standing in the water?!) picked by meggysue 2 weeks ago
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 Housing is Cheaper Than Homelessness
Housing is Cheaper Than Homelessness
Recent studies indicate that the "costs associated with providing housing for individuals and families who are homeless within a program exceeds the Fair Market Rent cost of providing rental assistance without supportive services. picked by Bornbad 2 weeks ago
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 Mass grave outside Acapulco, Mexico turns out to be kidnapped tourists
Mass grave outside Acapulco, Mexico turns out to be kidnapped tourists
The remains of 18 people found in a mass grave have been identified by family members. They were tourists who were apparently targeted by mistake by a drug gang. picked by b2run 3 weeks ago
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 It's not just the midnight sun that makes Norway kick!
It's not just the midnight sun that makes Norway kick!
For the eighth year running, Norway has been named "best place to live"by the United Nations.
*Mom, why did you move?* picked by suebe 3 weeks ago
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 Man who drove with $3,600 on roof gets cash back
Man who drove with $3,600 on roof gets cash back
A Cleveland bartender whose more than $3,600 in accumulated tips blew away said he's lucky the money was found by two apparently honest men. picked by suebe 3 weeks ago
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 Soon We'll Be Drinking Recycled Pee; Some of Us Already Are
Soon We'll Be Drinking Recycled Pee; Some of Us Already Are
Someday, millions of Americans will be drinking their own urine.In a recent commentary for the site, Britt, based in arid Phoenix, said that because of imminent drought in the West, many people will have to rely on treated sewage -- containing human waste -- for their drinking water. picked by Bornbad 3 weeks ago
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 Oregon Man Wins Right to Give Police the Finger
Oregon Man Wins Right to Give Police the Finger
An Oregon man has settled a federal lawsuit
over what he says was his First Amendment right to express himself by giving the finger to sheriff's deputies. picked by Bornbad 3 weeks ago
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 10-Year-Old Gives Birth
10-Year-Old Gives Birth
A 10-year-old girl has given birth in Southern Spain. The father of the child is also a minor; consequently, his and the mother’s names are not released. The mother is of Romanian origin; Spanish authorities are deciding whether to let her and her family keep the baby. picked by Bornbad 3 weeks ago
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 Caught!
Caught!
Baby falls from six story window and is caught by a passerby. picked by suebe 3 weeks ago
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 Teen Survives Siberian Flight Hidden in Airplane's Landing Gear
Teen Survives Siberian Flight Hidden in Airplane's Landing Gear
A 14-year-old boy left his orphanage in Siberia, robbed a grocery store and hid in the landing gear of a turboprop airplane. The plane took off, and he somehow survived a 50-minute flight wearing a light jacket. picked by suebe 3 weeks ago
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 British Airways attacks U.S. airport security demands
British Airways attacks U.S. airport security demands
The chairman of British Airways, Martin Broughton said there was no need to "kowtow to the Americans every time they wanted something done" to beef up security on US-bound flights, especially when this involved checks the US did not impose on its own domestic routes. picked by NoPantsMan 4 weeks ago
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 Science explains what happens when one handles a cobra "in a less than sensible manner"
Science explains what happens when one handles a cobra "in a less than sensible manner"
In Which We Learn That It Is Unwise to Drink and Handle Snakes. picked by Bornbad 4 weeks ago
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 Size does matter
Size does matter
It's official – under Queensland law, size does matter! Timothy Scott Clarke was able to avoid a charge of indecent exposure on the grounds that his genitals were too small to be of concern. picked by NoPantsMan 4 weeks ago
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 NYC's Deadly Halloween Legacy
NYC's Deadly Halloween Legacy
Fights over Halloween egg-throwing have killed about one New Yorker per year for the past quarter century. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 Taliban website
Taliban website
The Taliban perspective on Afghanistan. picked by b2run 4 weeks ago
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 1916 plan for NYC proposed fusing Brooklyn and Manhattan, building new islands
1916 plan for NYC proposed fusing Brooklyn and Manhattan, building new islands
In the early 1900s, Dr. T. Kenard Thomson proposed increasing NYC's property value by creating a land bridge between Manhattan and Brooklyn, building an island off the Jersey shore, and constructing a "New Manhattan" directly below the old one. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 10-Year-Old Boy Falls 20 Stories and Breaks Car Windshield
10-Year-Old Boy Falls 20 Stories and Breaks Car Windshield
He survived. picked by suebe 4 weeks ago
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 It's not easy being uberwhite
It's not easy being uberwhite
The dismembered body of a young albino boy has been found in a river on the Burundi-Tanzania border, reports say. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Bomb Squad Defuses Box Full of Kittens
Bomb Squad Defuses Box Full of Kittens
Thank goodness the fur didn't fly in this situation. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 US inquiry into China rare earth shipments
US inquiry into China rare earth shipments
China mines 97% of the specialist metals crucial to green technology. The 17 different rare earths are found in everything from magnets to hybrid cars and computer monitors. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Meet the Australian Who's Saved 160 People from Suicide
Meet the Australian Who's Saved 160 People from Suicide
"I imagine somebody else will come along and do what I've been doing." I hope so. picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Albanian Muslims risk their own lives to save Jews from Nazis during World War II
Albanian Muslims risk their own lives to save Jews from Nazis during World War II
Following an ancient code called, Besa, Albanian Muslims saved 1000's of Jews during WW2. Besa is a part of Islamic culture and teachings. It requires people to endanger their own lives if necessary to save the life of anyone seeking asylum. To this day, Besa is the highest moral law of the region, superseding religious differences, blood feuds, and even tribal traditions. picked by 2manyusernames 1 month ago
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 Students Walk 22 Hours To Pay Respect To WTC
Students Walk 22 Hours To Pay Respect To WTC
Peter Shankman talks about a run-in with three West Point students. Shankman ran into cammo backpack-wearing seniors Andrew, Phil, and Gary, and asked why they looked so tired: “Well sir, we’re walking from West Point, where we go to school, to Ground Zero to pay our respects." picked by suebe 1 month ago
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 Curiosity is banned at Westfield High
Curiosity is banned at Westfield High
Their No. 1 rule discouraged random outbreaks of curiosity:
"You are only allowed to use your OWN knowledge, your OWN class notes, class handouts, your OWN class homework, or The Earth and Its Peoples textbook to complete assignments and assessments UNLESS specifically informed otherwise by your instructor.'' picked by Bornbad 1 month ago
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 Third-Year Law Student Asks For Tuition Refund Because They Can't Find  a Job
Third-Year Law Student Asks For Tuition Refund Because They Can't Find a Job
A student at Boston College Law School has sent an open letter to the school's dean offering to leave school after this semester in exchange for a full refund, because the job scene is so bleak. picked by suebe 1 month ago
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