Day: September 8, 2011

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Nearly Noteworthy.

Animal hoarder struggles to part with dead pets. Finally Michelle Bachmann dwindles into irrelevance. Ben and Jerry’s introduces SNL’s infamous Schweddy Balls flavored ice-cream. ┬áKilling a Nissan Leaf to see what happens. Aliens coming to enslave the Earth and eat humans.

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Missouri Tech College to drug test everybody.

Linn State Technical College, a two-year college in Missouri, is the first to mandate that all incoming students be drug tested in order to prepare them for the drug-free environments of the corporate world. I’d be interested to see how many transfer applications were filed in the wake of this. Citing high schools’ increasing use […]

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Rat attacks NYC woman waiting for the J Train.

At 9:30 AM this past Monday a bold and fearless rat chomped down on a subway rider’s foot as she was standing on the platform at the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall stop in Lower Manhattan. Rats are a commonplace resident of any underground transportation system, so knowledge of rats existing and thriving in these caves is […]

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Qaddafi delivers radio address to loyalists.

Aired on Syrian-based Al-Rai tv, Qaddafi’s audio message vows to fight on, that he will not leave Libya and his enemies are all cowards. Basically, everything you expect to hear from a dictator facing the gallows. Earlier rumors that Qaddafi had taken refuge in neighboring Niger are refuted in the tape, and although no one […]

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Gumby gums up robbery attempt.

Times are tough. So tough, in fact, that beloved claymation figure Gumby has been forced to rob a San Diego 7-11 store to survive this past Labor Day. Gumby tried to hold up the convenience store for some cash and cigarettes but struggled to get out his gun, instead spilling .27 cents onto the floor. […]

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“If Harry Potter were in the Old Testament he would have been put to death.”

I’m quite sure Harry Potter could hold his own, but this woman’s attempts at the Imperius Curse may give him pause. Watch this if you don’t want to sleep for a while. The above is part of the documentary “Jesus Camp” which follows Becky Fischer, the founder of Kids in Ministry International. What is contained […]

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Who holds the most gold in the world? We do.

(in tonnes – due to the wild fluctuation of the price of gold) 1. US 8,133.5 2. Germany 3,401.0 3. The IMF 2,846.7 4. Italy 2,451.8 5. France 2,435.4 6. China, 1,054.1 7. Switzerland 1,040.1 8. Russia 775.2 9. Japan 765.2 10. Netherlands 615.5 With the value of gold skyrocketing due to economic uncertainties surrounding […]

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