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  • Is It Better to Adopt a Rubio Staffer, a Kitten, or a Water Buffalo?

    09/30/2015 3:02:04 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 49 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | September 29, 2015 | Ben Ellman
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio recently added “Adopt a Staffer for the Day” as an option in the campaign store. It costs you $250, and in return you'll be mentioned on Twitter and get an update from the impoverished Young Republican taker — who'd better be cute! (No, this is not welfare, since they have to work!) How does it compare to other selfless adoptions you might try out?-snip-You can adopt a kitten from the ASPCA for about half the price of a Rubio staffer.Apparently you can adopt an entire herd of manatees, Florida’s most famous aquatic residents, for the...
  • Man starts gas station blaze trying to kill spider with lighter

    09/29/2015 9:24:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 98 replies
    Fox 2 Detroit ^ | September 30, 2015 | Taryn Asher
    CENTER LINE, Mich. - A man tried to kill a spider at a gas station using a lighter causing a dangerous fire. Using a lighter to kill the bug, he started a blaze that quickly engulfed the gas pump.
  • City Employee Gets in Trouble Again for Talking Like a Robot

    09/29/2015 11:04:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | September 29, 2015 | Jen Kirby
    The saga of this city worker is a gift that keeps on giving: Despite receiving a 20-day suspension last year for mimicking a robot while answering IT calls to the Department of Health's help desk, employee Ronald Dillon is about to be disciplined once again for talking to customers like a droid. Dillon will likely be put on 30-day unpaid leave after he overrode supervisors' orders to stop impersonating a machine, which the judge who presided over Dillon's hearing described as "a slow, stilted and monotonous voice." Dillon was also censured for not responding to customer-service requests and purposefully misdirecting...
  • Swedish Man Sues in ‘Elk Murder Mystery’

    09/26/2015 6:07:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    A man from southern Sweden, who was accused of murdering his wife, is suing for damages after it was established that his wife was killed by an elk.The man, a resident of Loftahammer in southern Sweden, is now demanding 621,000 kronor compensation for being falsely accused of murder. His lawyers are critical of the way in which prosecutors and the police handled the investigation after the 63-year-old woman was found seriously injured near the shore of a lake outside of Loftahammar in northeast Smĺland in September 2008. According to the man, investigators were too quick to assume that he had...
  • Naked jogging couple leaves 1-year-old alone on beach

    09/23/2015 6:09:46 AM PDT · by dayglored · 37 replies ^ | Sep 23, 2015 | Jeremy Gray
    A 1-year-old girl was left alone on a Louisiana beach as her parents jogged -- while naked -- three to four miles away, according to news reports. Cody and Monique Bourgeois were arrested on charges of child desertion and obscenity two hours after the child was found, KATC TV reports. The baby was turned over to her paternal grandmother, Johnson said. Cameron Parish Sheriff Ron Johnson told KPLC TV drug abuse is suspected and child protective services has been called to investigate.
  • Cats versus Zombies, it’s a thing now (VIDEO)

    09/21/2015 3:19:39 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 13 replies ^ | 9/16/15 | Chris Eger
    With the zombie genre seemingly incapable of staying dead, we give you a Russian short film telling the story of two cats who elect to save their little buddy from the walking dead.Sure, ever since Bela Lugosi uttered those lines in nearly-forgotten zombie film in the 1930s, these shambling creatures have been put through the ringer and are still going strong.And this two-minute film has everything:-Dual wielding? Check. -Domestic short hair cats rocking subguns? Check. -A Venture Brothers-quality Wilhelm scream thrown in the background? Check. -Explosive Mix Tape? Check (in Dolby). -A zombie in a trilby getting smoked? YES! Bring...
  • I took 35 Viagra after a two-day benderEXCLUSIVE: ...and had a hard time in hospital

    09/20/2015 3:34:26 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 78 replies
    The Sun ^ | 2015-09-13 | CAROL COOPER
    I took 35 Viagra after a two-day bender EXCLUSIVE: ...and had a hard time in hospital DOZY Daniel Medforth ended up in hospital after necking 35 Viagra in an hour, giving him a five-day erection. [....] An overdose can cause chest pain, nausea, a racing pulse, and fainting from low blood pressure. It can even lead to loss of consciousness, brain haemorrhage and death.
  • Spurned Wife Bites Off Love Rival's Finger

    09/18/2015 3:49:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | hursday, September 17, 2015
    Doctors says they’re unable to re-attach the partAn Italian woman who discovered her husband was cheating bit off his mistress's finger in a street brawl which Naples police described as fairly routine, albeit unusually violent. The revenge attack came when the wife of a businessman in the southern Italian city found out her husband was having an affair with one of her relatives. When the women bumped into each other while out shopping in the crime-heavy Spanish Quarter of Naples, a scrap broke out in the narrow streets, despite efforts from passers-by to separate them.
  • Firm Pushes Weiner Out

    09/16/2015 5:29:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 77 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9/16/15 | Brent Scher
    Anthony Weiner’s gig as a member of the advisory board at public relations firm MWW has come to an end after just two months, according to the New York Post.The firm, run by major Democratic fundraiser Michael Kempner, hired Weiner in July as a “public policy expert.”It was reported earlier this week that the Weiner hire had consequences and that the firm lost clients that didn’t want to be associated with the disgraced congressman.Weiner’s exit is being framed by the firm as a resignation, according to the Post’s report. According to an internal memo from MWW chief Michael Kempner, Weiner...
  • Campaign launched against 'harmful' sex robots

    09/15/2015 8:42:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 87 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 15, 2015 | Holly Ellyatt
    They are yet to hit the shelves, but activists are already campaigning against the sale of so-called sex robots, which may be "harmful and contribute to inequalities in society." Several companies are developing robots that can be used as sexual substitutes for humans, leading to the launch of the "Campaign against sex robots" on Tuesday to highlight the potential dangers.
  • Prostitutes Pose for Escort-Site Ad in Atlanta Fire Station

    09/14/2015 6:07:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9/14/15 | Chris Queen
    The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department is dealing with a controversy that has generated a different kind of heat. An ad on an escort website has recently surfaced featuring different women posing suggestively on equipment at an Atlanta fire station.In one photo, one woman poses suggestively on a fire truck, while in another, the same woman dons a firefighter’s vest. In others, various scantily clad women don fire helmets and other rescue gear. Insignia clearly indicates that the photos took place inside Atlanta Fire Station 2.The fire department has responded to the ads, according to Fox 5: “The Atlanta Fire Rescue...
  • SOME NEVER LEARN: Intruder Dies Robbing Same House Where He Was Shot Last Time

    09/14/2015 2:55:50 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 78 replies
    Concealed Nation ^ | 9/11/15 | James England
    DAYTON, OHIO — Dayton Police Department arrived on the scene to find a 22-year-old man had been shot and killed by a 43-year-old female homeowner in the early hours of Wednesday morning.What was shaping up to be just another great tale of home owners defending themselves took a turn for the strange when WHIO began to uncover the checkered history of the robber.  Apparently, in 2013, DeBrandon Jurrod Dickerson, 22, of Detroit, had broken into this exact same residence.  He was a teenager back then and he had attempted the home invasion with the assistance of another teenager.  The female...
  • Colonoscope helps Thai police recover stolen 6-carat diamond

    09/13/2015 5:51:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 9/13/15
    The good news for the Chinese visitor to Bangkok was that a doctor had successfully removed a foreign object from her large intestine that could have damaged her digestive system. The bad news: It was a 10 million baht ($278,000) diamond the woman was accused of stealing from a jewelry fair, adding a piece of rock-hard evidence to the case against her. Police Col. Mana Tienmaungpak said Sunday that authorities got to the bottom of the theft when a doctor wielding a colonoscope and the medical equivalent of pliers pulled the 6-carat gemstone from the large intestine of the woman...
  • Wisconsin man shot roommate as cat played with gun's laser

    09/13/2015 9:11:23 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 74 replies ^ | 09.13 .15 | unknown
    An Onalaska man who accidentally shot his roommate while teasing a cat with the laser sight of his gun has been fined $50 after pleading guilty to a weapons crime. Vaughn Rothering, 22, will pay a total of $591 including court costs and will be eligible to have the felony conviction expunged.
  • Bridge-jumping, Car-stealing Woman Was ‘Hella Drunk,’ Say Court Docs

    09/11/2015 4:41:44 PM PDT · by nascarnation · 33 replies
    The Truth About Cars ^ | 09/11/2015 | Aaron Cole
    An alleged prostitute who jumped off the Bay Bridge to avoid arrest in August was “hella drunk” from splitting a fifth of Hennessy, according arrest affidavits reported by the Contra Costa Times. According to the report, 25-year-old Erlynn Kay Sanchez-Edwards was arrested in Oakland after police searched for the woman for nearly a month after they say she crashed a car she had stolen, then jumped off the Bay Bridge to icy water nearly 70 feet below, swam and hitched a ride with a truck driver. Sanchez-Edwards was charged with three misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run driving, evading a police officer...
  • Man charged with urinating on passengers on flight from Anchorage

    09/11/2015 5:19:07 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 65 replies
    Alasja Dispatch News ^ | |September 11, 2015 | Megan Edge
    An Oregon man was jailed and is facing charges after Port of Portland police say he urinated on several passengers on an early morning JetBlue flight from Anchorage to Portland International Airport Friday. According to CBS news affiliate KOIN6, police say Jeff D. Rubin, 27, had been asleep for most of the flight, which left Stevens International Airport in Anchorage around 12 a.m. About 30 minutes before landing in Portland, he stood up and began urinating between the crack in the seat in front of him and onto other passengers.
  • Woman with pistol in vagina charged with unlawful carry

    09/09/2015 10:02:23 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 126 replies
    WFAA ^ | September 8, 2015 | Josh Davis
    WACO, Texas – Officers searching a woman after a traffic stop found a fully-loaded pistol in her vagina, Waco police said. Just before 11 p.m. Monday, officers stopped a 1998 Toyota Land Rover at 15th and Blair in north Waco for a traffic violation. During the stop, officers discovered the driver of the vehicle, Gabriel Garcia, 30, was allegedly had 2.7 grams of methamphetamine under his driver's seat. A further search of the car allegedly uncovered another 29.5 grams of meth and weighing scales in the purse of the female passenger, Ashley Cecilia Castaneda, 31. Because the traffic stop occurred...
  • Calgary woman charged in assault with a vomit bag

    09/09/2015 11:55:31 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 7 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | September 9, 2015
    Chucking a barf bag at a taxi driver has landed a Calgary woman in trouble with police. According to cops, a taxi picked the woman up on Aug. 23 in the area of 1 St. and 4 Ave. S.E. It was around 3:20 a.m. The woman upchucked inside the cab en route to a home in Sandstone. The driver offered the woman a bag, which she used. Police say the vomiting continued on the exterior of the cab when they reached her destination. When the driver requested a clean-up fee — city council last year approved a $100 levy to...
  • Kansas State apologizes for phallic marching band formation

    09/08/2015 10:52:05 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 80 replies
    upi ^ | Sept. 8, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    MANHATTAN, Kan., - Kansas State University apologized for a marching band routine that some complained looked like male genitalia assaulting the University of Kansas mascot. University officials said the formation during halftime of Saturday's season opener against South Dakota was supposed to depict the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek engaged in battle with the University of Kansas Jayhawk, but some social media users complained the Enterprise shape looked more like a set of male genitals. "We apologize for anyone offended by our halftime performance depicting the starship enterprise and the Jayhawk mascot," a message on the marching band's official Twitter...
  • Texans offer governor novel alternatives to lethal injection

    09/06/2015 4:44:06 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 86 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 04 September 2015 | BRANDI GRISSOM
    AUSTIN — With lethal injection drugs in short supply nationwide, one Texan offered Gov. Greg Abbott what he called a straightforward, low-cost, pain-free alternative to execute murderers in Texas. “After administering a strong sedative,” he wrote in an email, “just drain blood until they have bled to death.” Other letter writers suggested carbon monoxide poisoning as a painless approach — maybe even more humane than lethal injection. A firing squad could save the state money, wrote one man from a Houston suburb. -snip- The most popular suggestion, perhaps not surprisingly in gun-loving Texas, was the firing squad. Peter Sabino of...
  • Fowl Play: Chicken, Goose Slow Down Bay Area Freeway Commutes

    09/02/2015 10:07:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Lisa Fernandez
    First there were reports of chickens on the Bay Bridge near the toll plaza Wednesday morning just as the early morning commute kicked off. Then, about 7:30 a.m., a goose was seen meandering on U.S. Highway 101 at Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose. Cars slowed and swerved to avoid hitting the fowl on the freeway. A California Highway Patrol officer on a motorcycle rode behind the goose, urging the bird to waddle back to the side of the road and into some bushes. Initial reports surfaced that the goose was a duck, but Twitter users were quick to correct...
  • Here’s what it takes to be the perfect poop donor

    09/01/2015 10:26:49 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9-1-2015 | Rachel Feltman
    You can earn $13,000 a year by donating your poop. A few months back, we wrote about OpenBiome, a company that provides therapeutic fecal matter. In case you missed that post, here's the general idea: For people with a devastating (and sometimes fatal) infection called C. difficile, a fecal matter transplant (FMT) can be a real life-saver. By putting healthy fecal matter into the patient (by way of oral tablets or colonoscopy), doctors can effectively seed their guts with the healthy bacteria they need to fight off the infection. For people who've failed to thrive on traditional treatments like antibiotics,...
  • Bra Stops Bullet in Hunting Mishap Miracle

    08/29/2015 10:53:53 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    A woman in Mecklenberg-Western Pomerania survived being accidentally shot in a hunting accident, Gadebusch-Rehnaer Zeitung reported on Friday – because her bra somehow stopped the bullet. The 41-year-old tourist from North Rhine-Westphalia was on a bike ride with her husband when the incident happened. The pair were crossing a field near the town of Gadebusch when they unknowingly entered the path of a boar hunt. Suddenly, the woman felt a pain in her chest. Looking down, she saw that she had been hit by a rebounded shot – but the underwire of her bra had deflected the blow. The woman...
  • Police: Woman Wanted Daughter's Homeless Boyfriend Killed (Over Lice)

    08/27/2015 8:59:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    The Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | Monday, August 24, 2015 | Patricio Balona
    A New Smyrna Beach woman wanted the homeless man her daughter was dating killed because the daughter's children came home with lice, police said. Pamela Vanorsdale, 50, was charged with criminal solicitation to commit murder after police said she tried to hire her former son-in-law to “pop” the proposed victim, Dylan Loveless, 22, “in the head and chest,” New Smyrna Beach police said. Vanorsdale is out of jail on $25,000 bail, court records show. New Smyrna Beach police learned of the murder-for-hire plot after the ex-son-in-law, Daniel Dionne, 33, of Daytona Beach, approached a Daytona Beach police detective, reports show....
  • FDNY rescues 910-pound woman through apartment window

    08/22/2015 2:23:02 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 64 replies
    NY Post ^ | Kevin Fasick and Aaron Feis
    The woman, 70, was hoisted in a large yellow net by FDNY paramedics from her Fifth Avenue home and rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition. “Firemen came down and measured the elevator door,” the building doorman said. “She would not have been able to get out of the door.”
  • Animal rights activist beaten with duck in Spain

    08/20/2015 8:33:26 AM PDT · by plain talk · 68 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 20, 2015 | Yahoo News
    An animal rights activist was beaten with a duck by a Spanish woman defending one of the country's most bizarre and controversial festival traditions. The man was whacked with the bird while he filmed the annual "duck chase" in the Catalonian seaside town of Roses, where every August ducks are thrown into the Mediterranean and then caught and brought back to the shore by swimmers. "Continue, continue. Continue to abuse, I am filming you. A little bit of empathy for the animals. They also have a life, like your children or your family," the man who was filming can be...
  • Family Photographs Kids with 'Beach Buoy' That Was Actually a Bomb - World News

    08/19/2015 11:21:58 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 41 replies
    ABC News Radio ^ | 8-19-2015
    (LONDON) -- A family beach outing turned terrifying last week when what was thought to be a washed-up buoy turned out to be an active bomb. "My children took their boogie boards down and we were going out to the sea," Kelly Gravell of Burry Port, Wales, said. "We saw a large object on the beach, so we thought we’d have a little look." "We get things washed up all the time, so we thought it was a buoy. We never thought for one second it was a bomb," she continued. Gravell told ABC News she, her husband, and two...
  • Straight tTippin': Saudi Fatwa Permits the Use of Hallucinogenic Drugs During Sex with Ugly Wives

    08/19/2015 8:27:07 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies ^ | August 14th, 2015 | Habib Toumi
    Straight trippin': Saudi fatwa permits the use of hallucinogenic drugs during sex with ugly wives Saudi social media users have poured scorn on a fatwa that allowed young men married to ugly women to take drugs before intimate relations in order to have the delusion they are as beautiful as houris. The fatwa said that hallucinogenic drugs can be taken for 30 minutes during sexual intercourse and only by men who are less than 40 years old. The drugs can be used only in the evening, it added. “This is the ideal men who are unfortunately married with ugly-looking wives...
  • Hamas arrests dolphin accused of being an Israeli spy

    08/19/2015 7:16:25 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 45 replies
    The Week ^ | 19 Aug 2015 | Jeva Lange
    ANIMAL ESPIONAGE Hamas arrests dolphin accused of being an Israeli spy Israel is so often accused of animal espionage that an entire "Israel-related animal conspiracy theories" Wikipedia page exists.
  • Escaped tiger recaptured in old Detroit factory

    08/18/2015 6:10:03 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 52 replies
    upi ^ | Aug. 17, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    DETROIT, - Police in Detroit confirmed a tiger was on the loose in a disused plant on the east side of the city and it has now been recaptured. Detroit police said the tiger escaped from a British film crew Monday while they were shooting footage inside the old Packard Plant and the crew was unable to recapture the big cat. Representatives of the plant's owners said the film crew had permission to shoot inside the building, but not to bring wild animals. They said the crew brought the tiger along with a bobcat and a wolf without informing officials....
  • Bar fight breaks out at fundraiser to cover costs of funeral of man killed breaking up a bar fight

    08/18/2015 8:49:01 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 27 replies ^ | August 17, 2015
    At a fundraiser to help cover the funeral costs of a friend who died trying to stop a fight outside a Saskatoon bar, a group of young men ended up embroiled in a fight that led to two of them facing assault charges. It was a sad set of circumstances that concluded in Saskatoon provincial court on Thursday, with Christopher Godlien pleading guilty to assault causing bodily harm. The second accused, Robbie Watier, previously pleaded guilty to assault in relation to the same incident. They were at Tequila Nightclub on the night of March 8, 2014, at a fundraiser for...
  • Man charged after shoplifting steaks using colostomy bag

    08/12/2015 10:31:26 AM PDT · by aomagrat · 48 replies
    WIS TV ^ | Aug 12, 2015 | By Dal Kals
    Robuck, SC (FOX Carolina) - A 56-year-old Woodruff man was arrested after Spartanburg County deputies learned he stole steaks from a supermarket by concealing the meat in his colostomy bag, according to investigative reports. Deputies were called to the Food Lion on Highway 221 in Roebuck just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
  • No sex please: India 'shy' white tiger refuses to mate

    08/11/2015 11:03:00 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 47 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/11/15
    Officials at the Alipore zoo in the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) say their attempts to mate a young tiger have been unsuccessful with the big cat showing little interest in mating. Vishal, the 10-year-old white tiger, has so far spurned the advances of tigress Rupa, living in the adjoining enclosure, an official told the BBC. Libido enhancers have also failed to spur him into action, he said.
  • The debate over Germany’s ‘sexist’ women-only parking spaces

    08/10/2015 9:07:37 AM PDT · by NRx · 38 replies
    WaPo ^ | 08-10-2015 | Rick Noack
    Many people know that driving in Germany can be quite different from the U.S.: There is no general speed limit on most motorways, for example. Perhaps more astonishing, however, is another distinctive feature: Many German parking lots are equipped with special spaces for women. In some regions of Germany, law forces parking lot owners to designate at least 30 percent of their space specifically for women. Those parking lots are bigger than usual, which is supposed to make it easier for women to maneuver their cars. Some Germans like the idea, but others call it a sexist way of implying...
  • Obama Hater Stole Vibrator From Orland Lover's Lane: (Illinois)

    08/10/2015 8:19:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    Orland Park Patch ^ | Aug 6, 2015 | Joseph Hosey
    Obama Hater Stole Vibrator From Orland Lover's Lane: Cops The Harvey man shoved the vibrator down his pants and left the store, police said. By Joseph Hosey (Patch Staff) August 6, 2015 An Obama-hating Harvey man shoved a vibrator down his pants and slipped outside the Orland Park Lover’s Lane, but didn’t get far before he was caught by the cops, police said. An employee of the 159th Street sex shop reportedly tipped the law to a man walking around the store with a vibrator stuffed down his pants. The cops arrived just in time to find 44-year-old Christopher Hucko...
  • The Bait of the Scammer, or, May The Farce Be With You [vanity]

    08/06/2015 6:54:22 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 22 replies
    Me, via Facebook | 7/6/15 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    A few weeks ago on Facebook, a scammer I had unwisely friended began to ask me intrusive personal questions. I *hate* intrusive personal questions. (I also don't like being scammed.) After a few subtle hints to the scammer to *BLEEP* OFF didn't work, I decided to get...less subtle. P.S. The Fen among you will catch my references to Larry Correia's Monster Hunters International series. If you haven't read it, do so! The first title may be downloaded for free at
  • Feds Spend $185,850 Studying the ‘Ups and Downs’ of Old People’s Dating Lives

    08/06/2015 3:07:27 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/6/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending nearly $200,000 studying the “ups and downs” of older Americans’ dating lives.The project cites a pressing need for research on how single adults over 60 years old date. The study is entitled “Understanding Age-Related Changes in Relationship Maintenance Strategies.”“A wealth of research indicates that high quality romantic relationships allow individuals to thrive both emotionally and physically,” a NSF grant for the project states. “In fact, the impact of close relationships on health has been shown to be larger than the impact of a variety of negative health behaviors, such as smoking, excessive drinking,...
  • “Star Wars” Star Busted On SC Interstate

    08/06/2015 10:13:26 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    FitsNews ^ | June 22, 2015 | FitsNews
    CUE POD RACER JOKES … || By FITSNEWS || Jake Lloyd – the actor who portrayed Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 Star Wars’ franchise reboot The Phantom Menace – has been arrested in South Carolina after leading authorities on a high speed chase along Interstate 95. The 26-year-old actor from Fort Collins, Colorado reportedly told police his name was Jake Broadbent. Officers from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, the Walterboro Police Department and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department were involved in the pursuit – during which Lloyd’s vehicle reportedly topped speeds of 100 miles per hour. The incident ended when...
  • Former carnival worker charged under Alabama's new bestiality law (He buttdialed while...)

    08/06/2015 9:17:29 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 68 replies ^ | 08/05/2015 | Jonathan Grass
    A man living in Phil Campbell has become Franklin County's first suspect under the state's bestiality law enacted last year. Franklin County deputies arrested Russell Joseph Meyers, 54, on four counts of bestiality, plus one count of second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said Meyers admitted he had sexual relations with his female German shepherd on four occasions. Meyers got caught when he accidentally called someone while engaging in one of these acts, Oliver said. He said no one answered the phone, and the act was caught on the recipient's voicemail. This...
  • Shirtless Man Claims to Be Tarzan, Tries Swinging Into Monkey Exhibit at O.C. Zoo...

    08/05/2015 10:31:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 41 replies
    ktla ^ | tracybloom
    Officers responded to the zoo — which is located at 1801 E. Chestnut Ave. — at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and discovered 37-year-old John William Rodenborn covered in mud, according to Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department. He told them he was the fictional character Tarzan. Before authorities arrived, a shirtless Rodenborn had allegedly attempted to get into the zoo’s bird exhibit before he tried to swing into the monkey exhibit, Bertagna said. Kent Yamaguchi, the director of the zoo, told KTLA that the man was initially walking through the bird aviary, but then walked over to...
  • Melbourne Man Tried to Rob Church During Sermon: Police

    08/05/2015 1:57:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
    <p>A 21-year-old central Florida man faces multiple charges after authorities say he tried to rob a church during Sunday services.</p> <p>Pastor Les Snodgrass of The Door Christian Fellowship Church in Melbourne tells Florida Today he was in the middle of his sermon on Sunday when a man stood up and pointed a gun at his 76-year-old mother.</p>
  • Animal psychic claims Cecil the lion has spoken to her and given instructions on how to deal...

    08/02/2015 11:12:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 117 replies
    Despite the possibility that talking to Cecil would unveil clues about his death, the animal did not offer an explanation. ... Cecil supposedly told Anderson, who specializes in speaking to clients' deceased pets and charges $75 for a fifteen minute session with up to two animals, that he is now 'finer than ever'. He apparently said he is 'grander than before as no one can take our purity, our truth or our soul'. 'Be strong and speak for all the others who suffer needlessly to satisfy human greed. Bring Light and Love and we will rise above this'.
  • A hungry Brit wants cat arrested for eating his bacon

    08/01/2015 10:57:59 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 47 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Ashley Lewis
    It was just a catty complaint. A hungry Brit called the West Yorkshire police seeking to rat out his girlfriend — and their pet feline — for devouring his precious bacon. “Me girlfriend has let the cat eat my bacon,” the man could be heard telling a dispatcher in an audio clip of the call released by police. “I want to press charges.” The bizarre complaint did not rattle the operator. She asked the man if he wanted to press charges against the cat or his girlfriend. Both of them, he said.
  • A Modest Proposal: The Thread Hijack Drinking Game [vanity]

    07/31/2015 11:49:41 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 4,608 replies
    Still me. | Today | Me
    The time has come to take action against thread hijackers. Let me begin with an example of thread hijacking: Like most Freepers, I am pro-life. Abortion and and euthanasia appall me, and marketing the results even more so. I support candidates who oppose the culture of death, and cheer when it is thwarted. I also do not find it necessary to mention these facts on EVERY. FREAKING. THREAD. There is a certain type of Freeper, though, who has no such restraint. For these zealots, any thread that deviates from the pro-life cause, no matter how trivially, is a heresy that...
  • Mystery pooper targeting holes of Norwegian golf course

    07/30/2015 12:04:02 PM PDT · by Theoria · 81 replies
    UPI ^ | 25 July 2015 | Ben Hooper
    The groundskeeper of a Norwegian golf course said a mystery pooper targeting course holes must be a man "because the poos are too massive to be from a woman." Kenneth Tennfjord, groundskeeper at the Stavanger Golf Club, said he has been finding human feces and toilet paper in course holes since 2005. "He has a couple of favorite holes," Tennfjord told the Rogaland Avis newspaper. "And we know it is a man because the poos are too massive to be from a woman." "He poos only on weekdays. On weekends I have never found poo on the golf course," Tennfjord...
  • 81-year-old Connecticut man accused of performing sex act with shrubbery

    07/29/2015 12:12:07 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 109 replies
    AP ^ | 7/29/2015 | AP
    An 81-year-old Stratford man has been charged with public indecency, accused of performing a sex act with some shrubbery. Police tell the Connecticut Post they arrested Wallace Berg Monday after a neighbor showed them a video he took of a naked Berg in the bushes outside Berg’s home. Police say the neighbor told them he confronted Berg who then stopped the indecent behavior, covered himself with a grill cover, apologized and went into his house. Berg was charged with public indecency and second-degree breach of peace. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond and is due in Superior Court...
  • Dead Man With Weapons Stash Linked to Missing Oxnard Woman Who Believed He Was Alien Savior

    07/23/2015 7:56:50 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    ktla ^ | , Updated at 02:05am, July 23, 2015 | Kennedy Ryan, Chip Yost and Rick Chambers
    A man with a home filled with guns and whose decomposed body was found in an SUV in Pacific Palisades was believed to be a human/alien hybrid secretly working with the U.S. government by his fiancée and a missing Oxnard woman who worked for her, according to the woman’s mother. Dawn VadBunker was last seen by her family on the same day Jeffery Lash allegedly died. Lash has not been officially identified, but his former attorney confirmed his name to KTLA. VadBunker’s mother believes her daughter has been caught in the middle of a mysterious death investigation and may be...
  • Adultery site Ashley Madison hacked, user data leaked (Schadenfreude)

    07/20/2015 7:04:35 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 36 replies
    CNBC.Com ^ | July 20, 2015 | Arjun Kharpal
    Hackers have stolen and leaked the personal details of users of Ashley Madison – a site that hooks up people who want to have affairs. A group or individual known as The Impact Team claimed to be behind the attack and that it had data on all of Ashley Madison's 37 million users and its partner sites, Cougar Life and Established Men, all owned by Canada's Avid Life Media (ALM). The Impact Team claims to have access to the company's user database and is threatening to release all of the information unless the site is taken down. So far the...
  • 22-year-old college student blows her $90,000 college fund and blames her parents

    07/16/2015 9:16:47 PM PDT · by Redcitizen · 59 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 07-16-2015 | By Mandi Woodruff
    Atlanta radio program “The Bert Show” had a guest on this week who has managed to incite the rage of just about every millennial in the state of Georgia (and beyond, the show is syndicated in 11 states). The woman, a 22-year-old college junior named Kim, who did not give her last name on air and was allowed to use a voice disguiser to even further shield her identity, came to the three hosts with a confession: in just short three years she had managed to blow through a $90,000 college fund left to her by her grandparents. Kim has...
  • Girlfriend Demands Man Sell His Dog, So He Takes Out an Ad… Now She’s Furious

    07/15/2015 11:47:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 113 replies
    When two people come together to form a relationship there are often adjustments in lifestyle that must be made by both parties. Recently, a man in Virginia was told by his girlfriend that she didn’t care for his dog, giving him the ultimatum that he must choose between her and the animal. So the man posted an ad to Craigslist explaining the situation and searching for a new home for his soon-to-be ex-companion.The ad read:“MY girlfriend does not like my beagle Molly. SO I have to re-home her. “She is a purebred from a wealthy area and I have had...