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Nonhuman Rights group fights for Connecticut elephants, give them ‘personhood’

While Dumbo may just be a movie, one group is seeking to attach “personhood” and rights to elephants, arguing legal rights for three Connecticut animals in a zoo. “The Nonhuman Rights Project’s lawsuit on behalf of the elephants — Minnie, Beulah, and Karen — marks the first time in the world that a lawsuit has demanded that More...

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By Guest Author On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Four Ridiculous Alternatives to Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a form of digital currency that is gaining in popularity. It has become a popular investment option, and people even spend it like real money. But, once something catches on, others try and get in on More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Florida Woman Donna Byrne Caught Drunk Driving on a Horse

Florida deputies said “neigh” to Polk County’s Donna Byrne, who decided to presumably ride a horse while under the influence. The Polk Sheriff’s Office caught up with 53-year-old Byrne, who was riding through More...

By Brian Attenberg On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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WATCH: Ripley’s Gerrold Vincent Hooks a New World Record

The Big Apple was the setting for Ripley’s latest stunt, where Gerrold Vincent (aka “One Hook wonder”) decided to catch some world record-breaking hang time in a most peculiar way. Vincent, a former member More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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SPAIN: Victor Teni’s mummified body found three years after going missing on volcanic mountain

Mummified human remains found in a Spanish mountain pass have been identified as a triathlete missing for three years. Victor Teni, 40, was found by a climber on Tiede, the volcanic mountain on Tenerife in Spain’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Marisa Harris crushed in car by teen’s failed suicide attempt after he jumped from overpass

A woman driving on a Virginia highway was killed Saturday when a teen boy jumped from an overpass in a suicide attempt. The woman, Marisa Harris, was pronounced dead at the scene after her boyfriend, who was in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Montana murder suicide: ‘Evil’ twin Eric Carlson kills brother Travis Carlson, motive still unknown

A pair of identical twin brothers were found dead in Montana. Local police report that the incident appears to have been a murder-suicide in which one twin shot and killed his brother before taking his own life. “Evil” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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President Trump ‘burn in hell’ and dead body Halloween display angers neighborhood

A Halloween display involving a Donald Trump tombstone and a fake corpse has created a volatile situation in a Cortlandt neighborhood in New York. Poor taste and a debate over free speech pushed the story into More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Weird Beauty tread: Nostril hair extensions, photo goes viral

From “squiggle brows” to “glitter tears” there have been some bizarre beauty trends lately, with these new “nostril hair extensions” definitely taking the cake for being the More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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University of Virginia ‘cops and robbers’ frat party shutdown for making ‘a joke of systems that kill and brutalize marginalized communities’

A University of Virginia student group attacked and shut down a “cops and robbers”-themed party at a campus fraternity, claiming the party made “a joke of systems that kill and brutalize marginalized communities” More...