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Counterprotesters confront Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington Posted: 3 months ago by Bornbad
Three members of the Westboro Baptist Church were challenged by others who disagreed with them -- including members claiming to be from the Ku Klux Klan.
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Woman Gives Penis to Police As Evidence of Attack Posted: 3 months ago by suebe
Police in southern Bangladesh say a woman cut off a man's penis during an alleged attempt to rape her and took it to a police station as evidence.
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I am 24 years old. An Orthodox Jew. Married for a year and still a virgin. This is my story. Posted: 3 months ago by Bornbad
When you're partners in an unconsummated marriage, there's a lot of anger.
You find yourself saying things you would never say under normal circumstances.
*posted by Sad Jewish Girl*
Comments: 2 Score: [-] 239 [+].

Abortion saved my life Posted: 3 months ago by plurk
I'm a mom, and I love my sons more than anything. And it is because I love them that I had an abortion at 20 weeks.
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Living With Breasts That Can Be Seen From Orbit Posted: 3 months ago by Bornbad
I was consistently mistaken for old enough to drink — and occasionally asked out by older dudes who had no idea how creepy they were actually being — from age fourteen on. By my junior year of high school, I was wearing a 36DD. And they just kept getting bigger.
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17 new pyramids discovered in Egypt Posted: 3 months ago by chilehead
A new infra-red satellite survey of Egypt reportedly found 17 lost pyramids along with more than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements.

Edit: New link w/ more information
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Don't Want Your Baby Anymore? Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Lock it in this box with holes.
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Macho Men Die Early Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
The tragedy of traditional masculinity is that it shortens men’s lives—and that it does so in the name of making them better husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons.
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3-Year-Old With Blowtorch Sets Neighborhood Fires Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
Township police said somebody reported seeing the boy walking on Route 388, carrying the blowtorch and wearing only a T-shirt.
*WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?*
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Florida Bans Bestiality, Baggy Pants Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
The Florida legislature has passed legislation banning students from wearing baggy pants in school—and also a bill outlawing bestiality, after a man accidentally asphyxiated the family goat during sex.
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Iran's Ahmadinejad to resign? Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
A few minutes ago on May 5, 2011, Arab TV announced that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khameini requested Iran's President Ahmadinejad to step down from his post.
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The Last Post Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Here it is. I'm dead, and this is my last post to my blog. In advance, I asked that once my body finally shut down from the punishments of my cancer, then my family and friends publish this prepared message I wrote—the first part of the process of turning this from an active website to an archive.
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Jon Stewart: Release the Bin Laden Death Photos Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
Daily Show, Jon Stewart made his case for the release of the Osama bin Laden death photos.
*He's right you know. By shielding the masses from the gruesome end result of war, people will never realize the true cost unless a family member or a close friend becomes a casualty. Show it all; the dead soldiers, maimed & dead civilians, the POWs etc.*
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Meet The 'Seal Team 6', The Bad-Asses Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
Officially, the team's name is classified and not available to the public, technically there is no team 6. Move along, nothing to see here.
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Carpet comes up, and so does neighbor's leather sex Posted: 4 months ago by Bornbad
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Letters trace Civil War for writer's forebears Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Alone in his hotel room after a solemn dinner with his brother, the newly enlisted Army surgeon took up pen and paper to make the first installment on his promise.

"I have a few moments," he wrote to his wife, just 10 miles up the coast in Lynn. "I am in such a whirl that I can hardly think much less write."
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Teen Fakes Pregnancy For School Project Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
During a school assembly at Toppenish High School in Washington, Gaby Rodriguez revealed a jaw-dropping secret. Everyone had already dealt with the shock of the 17-year-old A-student getting pregnant, but they weren't prepared for Gaby to pull the "baby bump" she wore for six and a half months out of her shirt.
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Don’t Get a Crime Scene Tattooed on Your Chest Posted: 4 months ago by suebe
Inked on the chest of a Pico Rivera gang member was the detailed scene of a liquor store slaying that had stumped an L.A. County sheriff's investigator for more than four years.
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15th century book turns up in Utah Posted: 5 months ago by mutil8or
Rare-book dealer Ken Sanders has seen more than his share of old books. But he's never seen one in Utah quite like ancient tome that made his jaw drop last weekend.

Will not allow me to add a pic.....
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Last Two Speakers of Dying Language Refuse to Talk to Each Other Posted: 5 months ago by suebe
Ayapaneco is a dying language, once spoken in what is now the Mexican state of Tabasco. There are only two speakers left, both of whom live in the same village. And they refuse to talk to each other.
Comments: 7 Score: [-] 440 [+].

How to Get a Real Education. By Scott Adams. Posted: 5 months ago by Bornbad
Forget art history and calculus. Most students need to learn how to run a business, says Scott Adams.
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France's Ban on Burqas Takes Effect: Infringement on Religious Freedom? Posted: 5 months ago by B-MoreRavensFan
In general we think laws are a good thing, because a lot of them are supposed to keep us safe and make our lives easier. But when the people behind a law acknowledge that enforcing it might cause more harm than good, does that law have a point? French officials have said that applying the country’s newly enacted ban on the burka, the full-face covering worn by some Muslim women, is going to be pretty hard to do, and will almost certainly have to be enforced on a case-by-case basis.
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Was this caveman gay? Posted: 5 months ago by suebe
A 5,000-year-old skeleton was discovered in a Prague suburb, and archaeologists have declared him to be the first known "gay caveman" in history because of how he was buried.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Wachovia launders billions in Mexican cartel money, pays small fine, let off the hook Posted: 5 months ago by scantron27
A damning story by the Guardian uncovers how the large US bank Wachovia laundered billions of dollars for drug cartels, ignored all blatant warning signs, impeded internal investigations, and recently settled with the feds for only $50 mil.
Comments: 1 Score: [-] 275 [+].

Transocean gives safety bonuses despite Gulf spill deaths Posted: 5 months ago by drogue
Transocean Ltd. gave its top executives bonuses for achieving the "best year in safety performance in our company's history" — despite the explosion of its oil rig that killed 11 people, including nine of its own employees, and spilled 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
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