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By Guest Author On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Some Quirky Facts about Italy

photo/ Julia Casado via Pixabay.com Italy is a country that has fascinated us for thousands of years. Some of the world’s greatest artists, musicians and thinkers were from Italy and many still flock here in order More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Ohio customers protest ‘Sweey Baby Jesus’ beer, gets it pulled from shelf

An Ohio-based grocery store has pulled a beer called “Sweet Baby Jesus” off its shelves after customers complained about the name of the product. The Heinen’s Grocery Store will not restock the beer in their More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Godzilla now an official resident of Japan

Sixty-one years after he first trampled Tokyo and the Japanese countryside, the “King of the Monsters” is becoming legit in his homeland. Godzilla has officially been recognized as a citizen of a resident More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Michael Jackson’s furniture goes up for auction on eBay

The makeup-stained bedroom chair and a parquetry side table from the rented mansion where pop star Michael Jackson tragically died on June 25, 2009, are up for sale on EBAY. Brian Mayes, a Jackson fan and Nashville-based More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Indonesia man arrested for smuggling rare birds in water bottles

Indonesian police have arrested a wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare live birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The man, 37, was arrested More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Florida woman, Nicole Schnell, drive drunk into police who were stopping a drunk driver

Two Tampa police officers were investigating a potential drunk driving case Saturday night when another drunk driver crashed into one of their patrol cars, police say. Nicole Schnell, 32, was arrested and charged More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 20th, 2015
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North Carolina man, Larry Upright, warns against Hillary Clinton in his obituary

After a North Carolina man died, his family thought it best to include his passionate political views in his obituary. Larry Upright, who died at 81 on April 13, passed along a warning to not to cast their ballot More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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Russian man, Valery Spiridonov, agrees to ‘head transplant’ to overcome rare disease

A man who suffers from a rare muscle wasting disease is to become the first person in the world to have a “head transplant” – with his head being transplanted onto the body of a donor. Valery Spiridonov More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Tampa police nab Ernest Johnson, burglar found naked in bed with child

A Florida man has been arrested and charged with molestation and burglary after police say he broke into a Tampa home and was caught in bed with a 10-year-old boy. Ernest R. Johnson, 25, was arrested after a More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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16 or more dead in Carnival accident after singer hits power line

At least 16 people were killed during Haiti’s national Carnival parade in an accident involving an electrical shock on a float, followed by a stampeded of patrons, government officials said. An “accident More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Two Florida drunks, Donald Jordan, Lisa Sirbella, picked up in dumpster

A man and woman made headlines after escaping injury when they were dropped into the back of a garbage truck after seeking shelter in a dumpster to sleep off their drunken escapades at a Florida Indian casino in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Texas 9-year-old, Aiden Steward, suspended ‘Hobbit’ game to make classmate disappear

A Texas school has suspended a 9-year-old boy after he told a classmate that he could make him disappear with a ring, referring to the powerful ring from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. Aiden Steward, a More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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San Diego PR firm shocked when boa constrictor crawls out of toilet

Holly Wells and Stephanie Lacsa were in for the shock of a lifetime when they discovered a 5-foot boa contractor slithering out of their office toilet. “Our building, which is the Old San Diego City Hall, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Japan McDonald’s apologizes for a string of mishaps

After several mishaps of foreign objects in customer’s food reported since last summer, McDonald’s Japan officially apologized on their website Wednesday (computer translated). Image/Kici (public domain) Corporate More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Penny, missing dog in Washington State, found in Pennsylvania

The dog named Penny has quite the story after being found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, quite a distance from her home in Washington State. Penny’s family said she was picked up in Tacoma by a truck driver who More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Kangaroo knocks drone down to the ground

Right now there are few things as popular or controversial as drones of all types. You may recall that that one Colorado town even wanted to issue hunting licenses for citizens to shoot down drones. Kangaroo and More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Florida woman, Rachel Hayes, arrested having hitting grandmother over Facebook ‘disagreement’

A Florida woman was arrested after striking her grandmother during a disagreement over Facebook. The drunk woman now faces charges of felony battery of an elderly person. Rachel Hayes, 27, was told by her grandmother More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Utah Supreme Court: Janetta Gardiner ‘can marry’ dead boyfriend, John Vanderwerff

The Utah Supreme Court says two people can get married even if one of them is dead. The high court ruled Janetta Gardiner can  marry her boyfriend of three years under common law marriage guidelines, even though More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Jose Reyes convicted in Corriann Cervantes ‘satanic ritual’ killing

He says he was murdering the woman to “sell her soul to the devil” and now a Texas jury found Jose Reyes guilty for the capital murder of fellow student Corriann Cervantes. Reyes was automatically More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Florida woman, Ramona Braswell, arrested after using taser on 3-year-old nephew

A Florida woman was arrested this weekend after using a Taser on 3-year-old toddler’s left arm, causing visible injuries. She was laughing when the mother entered the room. Ramona Braswell, 39, of St. Petersburg More...

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