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Honorable Dairy Queen Employee Does the Right Thing Honorable Dairy Queen Employee Does the Right Thing
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After a visually impaired man dropped a twenty dollar bill on the floor at a Minnesota Diary Queen, employee Joey Prusak called out the woman who’d picked it up and put it in her purse. Prusak is being praised online …

King Mswati III of Swaziland Takes 14th Wife King Mswati III of Swaziland Takes 14th Wife
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Mswati III, polygynist king of Swaziland, has taken his 14th wife, an 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant. Ludzidzini palace governor Timothy Mtetwa said Tuesday, “I can confirm that the king has introduced to the nation a new liphovela (royal fiancee).” Forty-five-year-old …

Jennifer Garner Producing Male Strip Club Pilot Jennifer Garner Producing Male Strip Club Pilot

Jennifer Garner, the West Virginian actress known for her role as Sydney Bristow on ABC’s ‘Alias,’ is set to executive produce a new pilot on FOX concerning an all-male strip club. The hourlong drama, entitled ‘The Whole Shebang,’ concerns a …

Starbucks Asks Patrons to Leave Guns at Home Starbucks Asks Patrons to Leave Guns at Home
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Starbucks, whose website is presently down, has entered the American gun debate by asking customers to leave their firearms at home. As more a gesture than anything, Starbucks employees won’t say anything to customers who don’t abide by the gun …

Russian Man Shot Over Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy Russian Man Shot Over Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy

Two men, who were standing in line to buy beer in the southern Russian town of Rostov-on-Don, got into an argument over the philosophies of Immanuel Kant, which ended in one man being shot several times with a BB gun. …

Textron Unveils Scorpion Fighter Jet Textron Unveils Scorpion Fighter Jet
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In a joint effort between Textron and AirLand, a prototype of a new, low-cost light attack and ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) jet, called the Scorpion, is being developed. Textron Airland, which is comprised of Textron, builders of Cessna business …

Colorado Man Arrested for Operating Horse While Intoxicated Colorado Man Arrested for Operating Horse While Intoxicated

On a lighter note to the present flooding disaster taking place in Boulder, a Colorado man was arrested Monday downtown, for riding his horse while under the influence. University of Colorado police picked up Patrick Schumacher, after seeing him visibly …

Hawaii Woman’s Name Too Long for License Hawaii Woman’s Name Too Long for License

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is changing a policy after Janice “Lokelani” Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele’s name was too long to fit on her state identification card and driver’s license. Presently, there’s a 35 character limit on state-issued identification cards, and the 36th …

Rapper Gucci Mane Arrested Rapper Gucci Mane Arrested

Rapper/actor/tattoo enthusiast Gucci Mane was arrested for disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Saturday, according to Atlanta police. The incident took place on an Atlanta street, early in the morning, after a …

NASA’s Voyager 1 Enters Interstellar Space NASA’s Voyager 1 Enters Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, has left our solar system, to become the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. New data shows that the craft is presently traveling through plasma, the ionized gas that makes up the …

Boulder, Colorado Floods Kill At Least Two Boulder, Colorado Floods Kill At Least Two

Torrential rainfall around Boulder County, Colorado has caused severe, 100-year flooding, with waters overtaking 12 damns. So far, there have been two confirmed deaths, and one confirmed missing person. The National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.have been called …

Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 2 million dehumidifiers have been recalled, due to a fire risk. Over 2.2 million units comprise the domestic recall, along with another 52,500 from Canada. The faulty dehumidifiers, which can overheat, …

Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Wrecking Ball,’ Handlers Possibly Confused Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Wrecking Ball,’ Handlers Possibly Confused

Ah yes, Miley Cyrus. It was July, 2009, and I was walking down Butler Avenue in Tybee Island, GA, looking for some sort of bait. Or chum. Or whatever. My second fiancé and I had been arguing over the difference …

Hubble Shows Planetary Nebulae Alignment Hubble Shows Planetary Nebulae Alignment
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According to a new study done by astronomers at the University of Manchester, UK, a remarkable number of planetary nebulae appear to be somehow aligned with one another, at least from our galactic vantage. Research was conducted using the NASA/ESA …

George Zimmerman Gets Another Speeding Ticket George Zimmerman Gets Another Speeding Ticket
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Former neighborhood “watchman” George Zimmerman was pulled over for speeding in Central Florida Tuesday, roughly a month after being stopped near Dallas for the same violation. No word yet on whether he was carrying a firearm this time around. Zimmerman …

Alaska Mayor, Stubbs the Cat, Mauled by Dog Alaska Mayor, Stubbs the Cat, Mauled by Dog

Stubbs the Cat, honorary mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, is in critical conditional after a weekend assassination attempt by a local dog, which was said to be a large one. Allegedly, the unleashed canine went after Stubbs, as the mayor was …

King Richard III Had Roundworms King Richard III Had Roundworms
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Richard III, also known as England’s ‘Hunchback’ King, was infected with parasitic roundworms, according to researchers who’d exhumed his remains last summer. The famously unpopular king’s skeleton was dug up in a parking lot in Leicester, in a joint effort …

Alaska Hunter Survives Bear Attack Alaska Hunter Survives Bear Attack

A hunter spent nearly 36 hours in the Alaskan wilderness awaiting rescue, after being mauled by a brown bear, according to the Alaska National Guard. The grizzly attack took place about 35 miles north of Anaktuvuk Pass, a small Nunamiut …

Kanye Won’t Face Felony Charges for Paparazzi Beatdown Kanye Won’t Face Felony Charges for Paparazzi Beatdown

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office will not be filing felony charges against rapper Kanye West, relating to his scrap with a paparazzo outside of LAX on July 19th. Still, the case went to the city attorney for a …

Australian Researchers Create Hydrating Beer Australian Researchers Create Hydrating Beer

Australian researchers at Griffith University’s Health Institute in Queensland have synthesized a better-hydrating beer by adding electrolytes, compounds commonly found in sports drinks. The goal was to create a beverage that is more refreshing, while possibly reducing the hangover symptoms …

Yellowstone Area Grizzlies Attack, Four Injured Yellowstone Area Grizzlies Attack, Four Injured

Four people suffered minor injuries Thursday, after two separate grizzly bear attacks in and around Yellowstone National Park. The first attack occurred after two hikers came across a grizzly cub near Canyon Village, which lies in the northern area of …

First London Underground Wifi Stations Named First London Underground Wifi Stations Named

London is installing 80 new wifi hotspots in its subway system, and some of the stations in the Underground that will be connected have been announced. Transport for London has named King’s Cross, Leicester Square, Liverpool Street, Oxford Circus and …

Cisco Sues TiVo Over Patents Cisco Sues TiVo Over Patents

On May 30th Cisco Systems filed a federal lawsuit in California against TiVo, over four patents related to DVRs. Cisco supplies TiVo-based DVR boxes to Virgin Media in the UK and Spanish cable operator Ono. TiVo likewise suing Verizon Communications …

Men’s Health Launches App for iPhone Men’s Health Launches App for iPhone

Men’s Health Magazine has just released an update for its app for iOS. The magazine has now adapted its app to iPhone, users can post articles to Twitter, issues have been optimized for the iPad’s retina display and a few …