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There are 305,593,604 people in the U.S.27 comments edit related share world
How many have your name? picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
"She was a stranger, and she kissed me. Just for being an American..." picked by muppet 2 months ago8 comments edit related share world
Remember, remember the fifth of November2 comments edit related share world
Gunpowder, treason and plot.
I see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot.
Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes,
'Twas his intent
To blow up the King and the Parliament.
Three score barrels of powder below,
Poor old England to overthrow.
By God's providence he was catched
With a dark lantern and burning match.
Holloa boys, holloa boys,
God save the King! picked by Moe 2 months ago
Rather macabre story about a man so angry at his ex-wife that he sought out the only way he could harm her. Obviously it isn't a pleasant story, no graphic images however picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago10 comments edit related share world
In an effort to dumb down the language certain words that are of Latin origin are being requested to be banned. Words such as "per", "via", "vice versa", "et cetera" "ad lib" and others are "confusing" to some. Via (I mean by way of) picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago22 comments edit related share world
Police raided a wedding between a 7-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl in Pakistan's largest city, arresting the Muslim cleric officiating at the ceremony and the children's parents, a senior officer said Friday. picked by suebe 2 months ago0 comments edit related share world
When officials asked for the Welsh translation of a road sign, they thought the reply was what they needed. picked by jhordie 2 months ago6 comments edit related share world
Neita Allen, who turns 100 today, has lived at St. Joseph's Medical Center for the last 327 days, even though she was ready to leave the hospital after 10 days. picked by suebe 2 months ago6 comments edit related share world
Four Australian teenagers were charged Thursday with attacking an almost blind great flamingo that is believed to be the oldest bird of its kind in the world. picked by Nateebiinature 2 months ago10 comments edit related share world
Relax and enjoy the fall season with this audio slideshow on the beautiful grounds of Stourhead, Wiltshire, UK. For anyone who’d like to visit, there’s more on Stourhead here. picked by meggysue 2 months ago6 comments edit related share world
A Malaysian man is accused of trying to hurt his neighbour with a dangerous weapon - centipedes.0 comments edit related share world
A news report says a court has charged the man with allegedly unleashing the insects in the neighbour's bed following an argument. picked by DAVEthefish 2 months ago
Suspicious of the chunky diapers, inspectors with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the international bridge in Hidalgo found several links of spicy pork sausage, or chorizo, inside. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago9 comments edit related share world
Because German speed cameras are set up for left-hand drive vehicles, and this vehicle is right-hand drive, the cameras keep missing the driver’s face. Instead, they keep capturing clear views of a manic Muppet-like figure in the passenger seat.12 comments edit related share world
Anybody know where Muppetmaker is right now? picked by tigertony 2 months ago
Answer: It didn't. Elephants in Africa's Congo Basin have become afraid of roads and won't cross them because they associate the roads with poachers and death. And as new roads are built, they act as virtual prison bars that shrink the size of the elephants' habitat. picked by Wingnut 2 months ago5 comments edit related share world
We've heard about "pelvic models". Now listen to the words of a naked sushi model. You've seen the pictures of a naked or near naked woman festooned with raw fish which people proceed to eat off of her. There is a restaurant <nsfw> offering this in New York. picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago13 comments edit related share world
Honest. It's not fake. There are photos to prove it. I swear it's true. Why would I lie about a thing like this? picked by Bornbad 2 months ago6 comments edit related share world
A Texas woman accompanied her son to a foreclosure auction. When house #73 came up, she happened to be sitting near the home's former owner, who was crying. So she bought the house, and is letting the owner make payments to her in order to stay in the home. picked by Marli 2 months ago9 comments edit related share world
No brains when drinking! picked by topofall 2 months ago3 comments edit related share world
A cat-loving Manhattan dominatrix who goes by the name of Goddess Haley is proving that sometimes abuse can be a good thing, as she uses the proceeds from her meet-and-beat sessions to save neglected felines. picked by suebe 2 months ago1 comments edit related share world
A child's body was found in the vehicle police were looking for in their search for 7-year-old Julian King, the missing nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson. The medical examiner's office has sent investigators to the scene and said the body of a black boy was found inside, an office spokesman said. Update - the police have confirmed that the child is Julian King. picked by suebe 2 months ago10 comments edit related share world
A dog was hailed as a hero on Sunday after it risked its life to save a litter of newborn kittens from a house fire, rescuers said. Fire fighters, who revived the dog, said he refused to leave the building and was found by them alongside the litter of kittens, despite thick smoke. picked by suebe 2 months ago1 comments edit related share world
We always have to be careful of projecting our own emotions onto the animals we are watching but this situation made this extremely difficult. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago9 comments edit related share world
Instead of reeling in a fish, they discovered they had caught a missing cairn terrier, who ironically, hates the water. picked by suebe 2 months ago10 comments edit related share world
Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization picked by KerOBeroS32 2 months ago1 comments edit related share world
A historian stumbled on the footage, 104 years after it was filmed, while doing a routine search in the Australian National Film Archive. The 12-minute silent documentary is a fantastic panorama of life in London at the beginning of the last century picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago12 comments edit related share world