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Customers Wonder Why Some Subway Footlong Subs Are Coming Up Short

Australian Matt Corby’s photo (shown above) of a Subway footlong sub that didn’t quite measure up went viral on Facebook yesterday, garnering more than 118,000 “likes” in just 24 hours, and inspired countless others to break out their tape measures. The New York Post surveyed Manhattan Subway restaurants and found that four out of seven […]

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Developer Outsourced His Own Job To China And Profited Handsomly

Verizon’s security team did a write-up on a case they helped a company investigate which reads like a plot-line for “Office Space 2.” A programmer they nicknamed Bob privately outsourced his own job to China and spent his day surfing the Internet. The guy was caught when the company noticed that their VPN server was […]

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This Lottery Winner’s Luck Ran Out Right Before He Cashed Out

Urooj Khan won a $1 million dollar lottery prize, but died the day before he collected he collected his winnings. NBC reports: A lottery winner was fatally poisoned with cyanide a day after he collected nearly $425,000 in lottery winnings, a Chicago medical examiner said Monday. Urooj Khan died July 20, a day after a […]

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Mom Arrested For Giving Her 11-Year-Old A Tattoo

Odessa Clay, a 30-year-old A North Carolina mother, was arrested last month after authorities determined that she gave her 11-year-old daughter a small heart-shaped tattoo near her shoulder. Clay confirmed to WCTI that she did indeed tattoo her daughter. Why did she do it? “She asked me to do it,” Clay said. Clay performed the […]

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Connecticut Man Kills Suspected Masked Burglar Who Turns Out To Be His Teen Son

Well this is just all kinds of sad and weird. From The Danbury News Times NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Around 1 a.m. Thursday, a woman heard an intruder break into her home at the end of a quiet neighborhood street. She called her brother, Jeffrey Giuliano, who lives next door on Meeting House Hill Circle. […]

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National Championship Cheating Scandal!!!

In Scrabble of all things… ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of the top young Scrabble players in the country has been kicked out of the game’s national championship tournament in Florida after he was caught hiding blank letter tiles, organizers said Tuesday. John D. Williams, Jr., executive director of the National Scrabble Association, said that […]

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Stranded Jet Skier Slips Into JFK Airport From Jamaica Bay Unnoticed

Talk about an accidental tourist… ABC reports: A man whose jet ski failed him in New York’s Jamaica Bay swam to John F. Kennedy airport, where he was easily able to penetrate the airport $100 million, state-of-the art security system. Daniel Casillo, 31, was able to swim up to and enter the airport grounds on […]

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Cancelled New York City Vibrator Giveaway Leaves Crowds Buzzing

Why does New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg hate women? First he’s taking away their Big Gulp’s, then he was denying them access to baby formula, and now he’s keeping them from picking up a free pocket rocket… From AP: The Trojan condom company set up “Pleasure Carts” on Wednesday in two Manhattan neighborhoods, and […]

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The First Rule Of Toddler Fight Club Is: You Do Not Talk About Toddler Fight Club

The second rule would probably be that you don’t post video of Toddler Fight Club on Facebook. That’s where a St. Louis mom went wrong. She posted video to Facebook where she was urging her two little girls to fight each other, even encouraging one of the girls to “ball up some fists.” From The […]

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This Week In Zombies

Surely you’ve heard about the face eating incident in Miami, but what you may have missed were that there where at least two other Walking Dead-like stories in the news this week. The first involved a New Jersey man who stabbed himself and threw his intestines at police officers, and the second was a Maryland […]

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Prostitution Scandal Where?

In case you missed it, a prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service has occurred in a place named Columbia. At least that is what the FoxNews.com website keeps saying in its stories. For example, a FoxNews.com story dated 24 April 2012 starts with the following statement: Three more Secret Service employees are being forced out […]

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Gloria Allred walks into a bar . . .

In a previous post, I said that all that was missing is Gloria Allred. Well, the (in)famous attorney is no longer missing. She has been spotted filing a “sexual discrimination” lawsuit against CBS. This time, Allred’s client is a man. Not only that, but her client is white and over the age of 40. Just when I […]

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A cat inherited what?!!!

Well, life has imitated art . . . or in this case, life has imitated animation. In 2005 the Nickelodeon TV Network aired a cartoon called “Catscratch”.  The cartoon featured three cats who inherited the entire fortune of a super-wealthy old woman.   The idea of cats inheriting a fortune seemed absurd when the cartoon […]

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“Come Out With Your Hands Up!”

You want an irrefutable sign that the government is getting too goddamned big and too goddamned intrusive and too goddamned nosy? I got one right here. The FDA is now telling this guy in California to stop giving away his sperm.   Mr. Arsenault isn’t selling his sperm. He isn’t making any kind of medical […]

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Potty Emergency! Potty Emergency!

There was a bit of a scare on a Chataqua Airways flight heading into New York City today. As the co-pilot relayed to air traffic controllers, the pilot went back to use the bathroom, but didn’t come right back. Instead, a passenger with a thick foreign accent knocked on the door and tried to get […]

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The Return Of The Church Militant

Note to self: do NOT piss off Catholic monks in Tuscany.

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Things that make you go hmmm

Coinkydink?  Or something more… sinister? The five nuclear experts killed in a plane crash in northern Russia earlier this week had assisted in the design of an Iranian atomic facility,…

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A Crappy Solution To A Tough Problem

Them's my homeys, applying a bit of Yankee ingenuity and good old New Hampshire common sense to a problem…For the first time in my adult life, I'm proud to say…

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Try Not To Read Too Much Symbolism Here…

OK, here are some indisputable facts:Both President Clinton Obama and Vice-President Biden are big supporters of railroads.Biden spent years commuting to and from DC and his Maryland home while he…

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Birds Of A Feather Drop Together

Birds Of A Feather Drop Together

The end of the world is nigh! From the AP via MSNBC: More than 1,000 dead birds fall from sky in Ark. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said…

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Dept. of Justice Looking for People Who Speak Jive

Life Imitates Airplane! Justice Department Seeks Ebonics Experts DEA wants "Black English" linguists to decipher bugged calls AUGUST 23–The Department of Justice is seeking to hire linguists fluent in Ebonics…

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Was a Japanese tanker attacked in the Strait of Hormuz?

Via the Voice of America:Japanese officials are trying to determine what caused an explosion on an oil tanker as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz.Japan's transport ministry said Wednesday…

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Just When You Think You've Heard It All

There are some sick practices in parts of the world regarding the accepted treatment of women. Female genital mutilation, death by stoning for adultery, blaming a woman for getting raped….

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To Hell With Jaws…

Supposedly, this video has been in the news the past couple of days. First time I saw it, I dismissed it as a prank, but, it appears to be authentic….

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Good News, I'm Raising A Genius

Good News, I'm Raising A Genius

That headline goes out to all of other parents out there who have or had kids who were "dirt eaters," This report might explain some things: A walk through…

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