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Don’t Forget To Use Protection

I don’t think this is exactly what they meant: Man Seeks Protection From Sex-Crazed Wife In Germany A Turkish man living in Germany with his wife of 18 years went to police for protection from her insatiable appetite for sex, … Continue reading

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Son, Can You Play Me A Memory?

Piano Man was Billy Joel’s breakout hit ‘way back in the dark ages of 1973. It told the fictionalized story of Joel’s days performing at a piano bar in Los Angeles. All these years later, there’s a new piano bar … Continue reading

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Baboon Metaphysics

Well, the latest short list for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year has been published. We have, of course, reported on the Diagram Prize before. (We are still hiding from some women and the squids are … Continue reading

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Burning Down The Goat

Gavle, Sweden got their goat, as they have for over four decades. Then, on Saturday, someone got the goat, so to speak. Yes, once again, Gavle’s giant straw goat was flambéed. A giant straw goat erected each Christmas in eastern … Continue reading

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Want A Five Percent Raise?

Become left handed. That’s the ticket to earning 5% more than right-handers, according to British researchers. Left-handed boys underperform at school but enjoy greater financial success in later life than right-handers, studies suggest. They appear to adapt well to life … Continue reading

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Worms On A Train!

Forget that abysmal movie from a couple of years ago. This is reality, or something approaching it! Worms on a train! A Japanese man was arrested for releasing hundreds of beetle larvae inside a moving express train to try to … Continue reading

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Working At The Carwash…..

A man in Saginaw, Michigan has been arrested after – and I quote – ”receiving sexual favors from a vacuum” at a carwash. A 29-year-old Swan Creek Township man was in the Saginaw County Jail for ”receiving sexual favors from … Continue reading

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Missed It By *That* Much

Ouch! Slovakia’s women’s ice hockey pummels Bulgaria 82-0 With more goals than minutes in the game, Slovakia’s women’s ice hockey team claimed an amazing 82-0 victory over Bulgaria in Olympic qualifying. Slovakia outshot the Bulgarians 139-0 during the 60-minute game, played … Continue reading

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The Perfect Roommate?

Ever had someone ask to move in with you for awhile with the promise, "You won't even know I'm there"?  Well, there is a guy in Japan with a different perspective on that sort of thing.  Japan woman lived in … Continue reading

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Learning To Fly Crash

A student pilot managed to land his aircraft. This would not be news, of course had he landed on the runway in a normal fashion. Instead, he landed his plane directly on top of another plane piloted by his next-door … Continue reading

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How Green Was My……. C-Cup?

Today's utterly pointless invention: the solar-powered bra. Lingerie maker Triumph International Japan Ltd unveiled its environmentally friendly, and green colored, "Solar Power Bra" on Wednesday in Tokyo which features a solar panel worn around the stomach. The panel requires light … Continue reading

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The Social Life Of Dead Poets

From the folks who brought you "Name That Sausage" comes the next great craze "Find That Schiller!" Who is buried in Friedrich Schiller's tomb? Several people, apparently, but none of them the famous poet and playwright, according to new research. … Continue reading

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Luke, I Am Your …… Worst Nightmare

Founding a new religion can be a bit rough, apparently. But then, when you base your liturgy on the teachings of a movie prop puppet what can you expect? Yes, Jonba Hehol was finally attacked by a badly-dressed Darth Vader … Continue reading

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Four Thousand Holes In Blackburn, Lancashire

What does that Beatles lyric have to do with this rather odd story from Britain? Nothing whatsoever other than location, but it came to mind when I read about the battling brothers and a Shepherd's pie. After a day spent drinking, Michael … Continue reading

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