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  • ...More than 100 rabbits confiscated from a Brooklyn building diagnosed with the STD syphilis

    01/30/2015 1:57:02 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 45 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | January 29, 2015 | Joseph Stepansky
    The question “What’s up, Doc” finally has an answer. Days after cops seized a warren of rabbits outside of a Brooklyn building, ASPCA veterinarians on Thursday diagnosed more than 100 of their fluffy friends with syphilis. -snip- The bunnies’ owner was not immediately charged.
  • Pitbull-Dachshund mix with tiny feet and a huge head sparks adoption frenzy (w/pix)

    01/29/2015 8:54:25 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 90 replies
    Mashable ^ | 1/29/15 | Jeff Leeson
    No, you're not dreaming. This is an actual Pitbull-Dachshund puppy. Don't even try to figure out how it makes sense, everything about him is perfect. Just appreciate his cute little feet and his ginormous adorable head.
  • Comcast apologizes for changing customer's billing name to profanity

    01/29/2015 10:38:49 AM PST · by Loyalist · 47 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 29, 2015 | David Hancock
    You know they may be thinking it about you, when you're arguing with a customer service representative. But it's a stretch when you actually see it in writing: "A**hole". That's what happened to a Spokane, Washington couple after they sparred about their bill with a customer service representative from Comcast. When Ricardo and Lisa Brown got their monthly service bill, the husband's name had been changed from Ricardo Brown to "A**hole Brown."
  • The DeflateGate Anthem: Soft Balls (AC/DC Parody)

    01/28/2015 5:00:01 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    The folks up at our sister station WBLM in Portland have created their own DeflateGate anthem. We wanted to share it with you and honor our New England Patriots.
  • Fight breaks out between 2 women visiting same Washington Parish Jail inmate

    01/28/2015 5:04:46 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 66 replies
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | January 26, 2015 | Jonathan Bullington
    Two women who went to visit a Washington Parish Jail inmate on the same day ended up facing their own legal troubles after authorities say they attacked each other during the visit.
  • Pennsylvania woman steals cop car with hands cuffed behind back: police

    01/28/2015 4:59:39 PM PST · by Redcitizen · 32 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 01-28-2015 | Michael Walsh
    Pennsylvania police have released shocking dashcam footage of a high-speed chase involving a woman who stole a cop car — all while with her hands were cuffed behind her back. Roxanne Rimer, 27, somehow managed to make her way from the back seat to the driver’s seat of the Center Township police cruiser before stepping on the gas — kicking off a nearly 10-minute ride. The Chippewa Township woman had been arrested that night, Jan. 14, for allegedly stealing earrings from a Kohl's department store. Police footage shows that Rimer and her mother, Malinda Greene, had been handcuffed and escorted...
  • Univ. of Penn Offers "Wasting Time on the Internet" Class Taught by "Robotic Erotica" Professor

    01/28/2015 1:16:08 PM PST · by rightistight · 36 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/28/15 | Aurelius
    The University of Pennyslvania is now offering a “Wasting Time on the Internet” class that will earn students credit. The class, literally named “Wasting Time on the Internet,” is being taught by Professor Kenneth Goldsmith this Spring 2015 semester. In 2010, Professor Goldsmith also taught “Uncreative Writing: Robotic Erotica/Erotic Robotics: Scribing a Non-Expresssive [sic] Sexuality.” Goldsmith writes for his new class that “students will be required to stare at the screen for three hours, only interacting through chat rooms, bots, social media and listservs. “Distraction, multi-tasking, and aimless drifting is mandatory,” the description adds.
  • Judge: You cannot name your baby ‘Nutella’ (France)

    01/26/2015 7:57:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 84 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | January 26, 2015 | By Yaron Steinbuch
    A French judge spared a baby girl from being named Nutella – changing her name to Ella instead to save her from a lifetime of teasing. “The name ‘Nutella’ given to the child is the trade name of a spread,” the court ruled, according to a La Voix Du Nord. “And it is contrary to the child’s interest to have a name that can only lead to teasing or disparaging thoughts.” The parents wanted to name the girl after the popular chocolate spread, but the judge said that the name was not in the interest of the baby girl, who...
  • Man sues Walmart over gas can explosion (Darwin award)

    01/26/2015 8:44:56 PM PST · by aimhigh · 55 replies
    KOIN.com ^ | 02/25/2015 | AP
    The Register-Guard reports Daniel Rowlett is seeking $13 million. He says Walmart sold him a plastic can produced by Blitz USA that exploded as he poured fuel into a burn barrel in October 2013. He suffered burns over nearly half his body.
  • 54 Year Old Woman Mauled By Florida Bear.Stuck Her Arm In Cage To Pet It."Oops".

    Woman, 54, severely injured after being mauled by caged BEAR she was trying to pet at wildlife center. Here is the link. But what can you say? Who in any state of mind sticks their arm in a cage with a 400 pound bear? This would be like going to your local zoo and attempting to pet a panther or cougar through the 4x4 inch cage gaps.
  • Children’s Video Showing “Dancing Genitals” Criticized For Not Being Progressive Enough (Video)

    01/25/2015 9:30:43 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 41 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 24, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    For years the Progressive left has made the case that the United States should be more like Europe. From the way we consume oil, to our healthcare system, the Progressives are convinced that Europe does it better. But I wonder what the American left would say about a recent article on the National Post, which reports that some on the European left are saying that a video, targeting children, consisting of dancing genitalia, isn’t quite Progressive enough: “STOCKHOLM — In socially liberal Sweden, an educational video for children featuring dancing genitals has become an online hit — and even drawn criticism...
  • Lingerie store sells Michelle Obama bra

    01/24/2015 9:18:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 109 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/23/15 | Judy Kurtz
    A “first lady” bra inspired by Michelle Obama is “flying out of” a Washington lingerie store. The owner of Coup de Foudre Lingerie in the nation’s capital says that according to the bra’s Belgian manufacturer, PrimaDonna, the intimate apparel was “inspired by [Michelle Obama’s] sense of elegance and fashion.” Kiersten Ballman, whose store has outfitted women in the District for the last 10 years, describes the royal blue, $146 bra as having a “specialized cup for fuller-busted women.” After getting a shipment of more than 15 of the bras to her shop on Thursday, Ballman says she’s down to a...
  • 18 Fantastic Products from SkyMall, America's Final Great Bastion of Innovation

    01/24/2015 10:51:11 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 91 replies
    Yahoo! Tech ^ | January 23, 2015 | Alyssa Bereznak
    On Thursday, the company behind the nearly ubiquitous in-flight catalog SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. As the Wall Street Journal put it, the institution was simply a “victim of evolving rules and technology that now lets airline passengers keep their smartphones and tablets powered up during flight.” For those who spent the majority of their early ’90s flights thumbing through the quarterly magazine, this is a tragedy. Like the mall staple Sharper Image, the catalog pushed the boundaries of absurdity in almost every category of domestic existence. Rather than attempt to fill the space of a practical retailer, the SkyMall catalog enticed you...
  • Police: Man calls taxi after robbing bank

    01/22/2015 12:18:21 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    WIS-TV.com ^ | January 22, 2015
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS-TV.com) —A man arrested and charged in connection with a bank robbery on Dutch Square Boulevard appeared to have just about everything with the incident planned out -- that is, except his getaway. Police say Darrell Lee Daniels, 37, walked into the Wells Fargo bank at 101 Dutch Square Boulevard shortly before noon with the intent to steal money. He allegedly passed a note to a clerk indicating that he was armed, and demanded cash.
  • Man suffers fatal heart attack while robbing Edgewood Aldi, police say

    01/22/2015 7:15:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | January 22, 2015 | Erika Butler
    An Edgewood man died Monday night from an apparent heart attack while trying to rob the Aldi grocery store in Edgewood, police said. Investigators also said the same man is also connected to two other recent robberies in Edgewood. Around 8:50 p.m. Monday, a man later identified as Wayne Clark, 52, of Meadowood Court, walked into the Aldi in the 1300 block of Business Center Way, according to Cristie Kahler, spokesperson for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the store where Clark was lying face down, appearing to be suffering from cardiac arrest, she said. A witness told...
  • Fail of the Day: QVC Host and Isaac Mizrahi Debate Whether the Moon is a Planet or a Star [video]

    01/19/2015 12:42:58 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 73 replies
    This conversation will hurt your brain. QVC is not typically the go-to place for spirited discussions about the mysteries and marvels of space, but this week host Shawn Killinger and fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi turned it into one. Killinger was presenting a "Cherry Blossom Print Boyfriend Cardigan" design by Mizrahi which she thinks looks like the Earth "when you're a bazillion miles away from the planet moon." And from this point forward we realize our education system has failed us, at least in the science department. "From the planet moon…" repeats Mizrahi. "Isn't the moon a star?" she asks, questioning...
  • From Seminary to the Cemetery, Fascination Persists Over Pets and the Afterlife

    01/17/2015 6:15:55 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 51 replies
    NYT ^ | JAN. 16, 2015 | MARK OPPENHEIMER
    In December, Pope Francis got the attention of pet owners everywhere when he was quoted as saying, “Paradise is open to all of God’s creatures.” Alas, media outlets, including The New York Times, confused the remarks and the circumstances under which they were made. The pope had actually made a broader comment about heaven during an event in November. The quotation itself was reportedly taken from remarks made years ago by Pope Paul VI.Still, the attention led to renewed interest in a longstanding theological discussion about pets and the afterlife. Questions about the religious status of animals have always been...
  • Teenager Who Has Been Dating Her Father For Two Years Reveals The Pair Are Planning To Get Married..

    01/16/2015 10:29:25 PM PST · by Steelfish · 133 replies
    DailyMail(UK) ^ | January 16, 2015 | CHRIS SPARGO
    Teenager Who Has Been Dating Her Father For Two Years Reveals The Pair Are Planning To Get Married - And Have Children An 18-year-old girl is revealing in a new interview that she has been dating her father for two years The pair were estranged for 12 years, but met up again when she was 16, having sex the week they were reunited They were soon dating and are now planning their wedding After their wedding they plan on moving to New Jersey and having children, were adult incest is legal By CHRIS SPARGO 16 January 2015 A young girl...
  • Mother stabs son for ‘lying about eating four pork chops’

    01/13/2015 12:48:26 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 39 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 12 Jan 2015 | Matt Payton
    Pork was at the centre of a domestic stabbing recently where a mother, allegedly angered over her 15-year-old son eating four chops, threw a series of kitchen knives at his face.According to her sister, Yolande Veasley, 57, was incensed by her son for lying over eating the chops prepared for the next day.Her teenage son told the police she had been drinking and fled to his aunt’s flat because ‘I had knives coming at my face.’The 15-year-old was taken to the hospital by his aunt where his cut required stitches.WHIO reported that Veasley told police offices that she was provoked in the attack...
  • Pakistani father sacrifices five children [his own] 'to gain magic powers

    01/11/2015 1:24:53 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 28 replies
    A Pakistani father-of-six is on the run after strangling five of his children to death, apparently believing the sacrifice would endow him with magical powers including alchemy, police said Friday. Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys, aged between three and 13 overnight Thursday in the village of Saeed Khan, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of the city of Karachi. "The man's financial condition was bad but he was also learning black magic and it seems that he made the sacrifice to excel in the craft," police officer Qamaruddin Rahimo told AFP. -snip- Rahimo said that...
  • The Top 10 Most Stoned Young De Blasio Photos

    01/10/2015 1:53:02 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 50 replies
    Gothamist ^ | 1/9/15 | Ben Yakas
    Oh sure, Mayor Bill de Blasio—aka Mayor de Blaze-io (GET IT)—probably doesn't smoke marijuana anymore, regardless of what certain people want you to believe. But he definitely used to, and he doesn't mind you knowing that—he slyly sent out this tweet on Thursday as reports of his past pot use once again made "news." To put this all in context for you, let's count down the 10 best young BDB photos and wildly speculate on what corresponding drugs he might have been taking at the time.
  • Plunging San Diego toilet gets 5 1/2-foot snake

    01/08/2015 9:15:39 AM PST · by SandRat · 29 replies
    AP Story so click URL toread HEHEHEHEHEHEHE.....
  • Do Not Submit! Republish the Mohammed Cartoons Everywhere. Here’s How.

    01/07/2015 10:05:25 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 109 replies
    http://www.zombietime.com ^ | Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 9:24 am | www.zombietime.com
    Today’s terror attack on Charlie Hedbo, the irreverent French satirical magazine that was one of the few media outlets in France to publish the original “Mohammed cartoons,” is an attempt by Islamic fundamentalists to enforce shari’a worldwide, even on non-Muslims. We must not let them succeed. Self-censoring out of fear means self-imposition of shari’a (Islamic law). Self-censoring out of “respect” (actually just a euphemism for fear) means you are submitting to the terrorists’ worldview. The way to overcome them in this instance is to overwhelm them with disrespect and mockery. They can silence one magazine, but they can’t silence the...
  • Sad Day in America: Miss Piggy Converts to Islam

    01/05/2015 8:38:55 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | 1/05/2015 | Jan_Sobieski
    In a surprise move that is set to ignite debate amongst religious critics throughout the world, Miss Piggy announced her conversion to the Islam. Miss Piggy appears to have risen in popularity around the Islamic world as news of her conversion has spread throughout Pakistan, Iran and Egypt. There have even been signs of jubilation in the street of the West Bank and Gaza today. Already there are plans to rename Sharm el-Sheikh to Ham el-Sheikh and statistics indicate that the most popular name for Muslim new born boys AND girls is HAMza. Henson Enterprises, who own the exclusive...
  • Tammy Bruce trolls House Speaker, nominates own #BetterSpeakerThanBoehner

    01/04/2015 2:26:08 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 26 replies
    Twitchy ^ | January 2, 2015
    Though Rep. Trey Gowdy has emerged on social media as a grassroots favorite to take over the post of House Speaker from John Boehner, author and radio host Tammy Bruce has her own choice for the position. First, though, Bruce has compiled some visual aids under the #BetterSpeakerThanBoehner hashtag to make it clear that Boehner hasn’t set the bar very high.
  • My Strange Addiction:The elderly man who wears rubber suits to look like a teen girl

    01/03/2015 1:36:07 PM PST · by woofie · 106 replies
    AOL ^ | January 2, 2015 | By RYAN GORMAN
    An elderly California doctor has gained a cult following on social media for dressing in a rubber suit while pretending to be a teen girl. Robert, a 70-year-old from Newport Beach, revealed his act on TLC's "My Strange Addiction." He is part of fetish group called "maskers." The masked man goes by "Sherry" while dressed as the belle of the ball, he told the reality show. He has been wearing the rubber suits for more than a decade. The septuagenarian does not give his real name, but claims to engage in the bizarre ritual "because I think I look amazing."...
  • Sheriff's office: Florida man decapitates his mother

    01/02/2015 12:51:29 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 27 replies
    OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with first-degree murder after his mother was found decapitated outside their home on New Year's Eve. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Mario Gomez called 911 on Wednesday evening and told dispatchers that his brother Christian had killed their mother and cut off her head.
  • Nanotechnology Builds Unbreakable Condoms

    01/01/2015 4:26:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/01/2015 | TIM SANDLE, DIGITAL JOURNAL
    It is always better to be safe than sorry and with sexual intercourse nanotech may have the answer for lowering the risk of condoms breaking at the wrong moment. New contraceptive technologies: condoms, pills, and implantable devices – provide reversible and permanent forms of protection. The usage of such product, however, varies widely. With the new study, the focus is on condoms. Researchers are harnessing nanotechnology to develop an unbreakable and efficient condom. At the same time it is hoped that the technology will make the rubbery devices more appealing to use. Behind the research is not only a desire...
  • Florida Couple Arrested After Trapped In Closet For Two Days

    12/31/2014 11:56:57 AM PST · by kjam22 · 72 replies
    800 Whistle Blower ^ | 12-31-20`4 | na
    A Florida couple has been arrested and charged with trespassing after they were found trapped in a closet for two days at Daytona State College. They claimed to be trapped in there, but the door actually locked from the inside and they were able to walk out of there at anytime and just leave freely.
  • Outraged Parents Say New Play-Doh Tool For Kids Is Obscenely Designed

    12/31/2014 8:47:58 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 116 replies
    Parents took to social media to share images of the tool, called the extruder, which came as part of Play-Doh’s Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain play set and which parents agree shares a strong resemblance to a male’s private parts.
  • Argentina’s Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a Werewolf

    12/28/2014 9:38:54 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    INN ^ | 12/28/2014, 8:37 AM | Cynthia Blank
    Argentina’s President has adopted a young Jewish man as her godson to prevent him from turning into a werewolf. President Christina Fernández met Yair Tawil and several members of his family at her office on Tuesday to hold the unusual ceremony, dating back over 100 years. According to Argentinian folklore, the seventh straight son born to a family will transform into the feared “el lobison.” The werewolf shows its true nature on the first Friday after the boy’s 13th birthday, legend says. The boy turns into a demon at midnight whenever there is a full moon, doomed to hunt and...
  • Marisol Toribio smears poop in employee's faces, police say

    12/25/2014 7:22:01 PM PST · by Clemenza · 68 replies
    WPLG ^ | December 25, 2014 | Peter Burke
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A shoplifting suspect, apparently out of options after being confronted by employees, smeared poop in their faces, police said. Marisol Toribio, 32, was arrested Tuesday by Coral Springs police. According to court documents, Toribio was caught stealing from Macy's, so she pulled some poop out of her pants and smeared it on the faces of the loss prevention employees who confronted her. Toribio appeared in bond court Wednesday morning. She faces theft charges, plus a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
  • The Interview -- Painfully Bad

    12/25/2014 9:32:55 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 87 replies
    Puffington Host ^ | 12/25/2014 | David Edmund Moody
    Having introduced the matter of North Korea, however, the film unfortunately does require some attention, if only to disabuse prospective viewers of any hope that it has any redeeming value. Notwithstanding the protections provided by the First Amendment, there is a valid question whether the assassination of any living head of state, no matter how heinous the individual or his regime, is suitable subject matter for a major studio motion picture. If one objects on moral grounds to any such depiction, it's hard to know where to direct one's concern. The Sony Corporation, not to mention the stars and originators...
  • Bizarre (and illegal) trade in 'positive' pregnancy tests sweeps Craigslist

    12/22/2014 7:56:21 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 22, 2014 | Charlene Adams
    A typical Christmas shopping list usually consists of toys, electronics, gift cards, etc. But now, some women are adding positive pregnancy tests to their list -- and checking it twice. Women across the country are selling and buying positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist. One post from Claremore, Oklahoma offered a positive pregnancy test for $20. The advertisement stated: 'I have positive pregnancy test for those of you who need a little help holding onto your man through the holidays, shoot me a message for $20 each.'
  • Driver calls police, gets arrested on DUI charge after pants fall down

    12/21/2014 8:09:48 AM PST · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 33 replies
    Fox News Boston ^ | 12/19/2014 | Jorge Millan
    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Responding to a 911 call early Wednesday, police found a man asleep behind the wheel of his car with the engine running, according to an arrest report. The caller who phoned police? Shane Dever Malley, the very man police say they arrested after finding him slumped over in his car near the intersection of N. Congress Avenue and Watertower Road. Malley told police he called 911 through the OnStar system in his vehicle. When police woke Malley up, the 21-year-old had his foot on the break and had “an over-powering smell of alcoholic beverage” coupled with...
  • Obama: I’m Jewish ‘in my soul’

    12/18/2014 4:26:22 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 107 replies
    Jewish Journal ^ | 12/18/2014 | David Suissa
    "What will you tell the President when you see him?" was my daughter Eva's first reaction when I told her I'd been invited to the White House Channukah party (Actually, it was her second reaction. Her first was, "Take me!"). Kids are innocent that way. They don't realize that when you have over a hundred people crowding the leader of the free world, it's not so easy to get in a word edgewise. But I got lucky. It's not what I told the President that mattered, it's what I heard him say when few people were paying attention. After the...
  • N.J. man unable to use arms facing gun charge

    12/16/2014 8:28:36 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 18 replies
    North Jersey dot com ^ | 12-16-14 | AP story
    TRENTON — Bail has been lowered for a southern New Jersey man facing a gun possession count, a charge his lawyer calls "shocking" because he has no use of his arms due to a spinal condition. The Times of Trenton says 28-year-old Marcus Hubbard, of Salem, has been jailed since his arrest in Trenton in August. Authorities say he was in a car with three other men where a stolen 9mm handgun and a prescription bottle of codeine were found. All four men were eventually charged after none of them took responsibility for the items.
  • Update: 30,000 People Really Did Buy Poop On Black Friday

    12/16/2014 7:02:05 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 36 replies
    laist ^ | 12/13/2014 | Juliet Bennett Rylah
    On Black Friday, we told you that 30,000 people may have purchased actual poop in a box. Today, we're pleased to report that it's true: 30,000 Americans bought poop. The offer came from Cards Against Humanity—that filthy, hilarious mab libs card game created by a few Highland Park, Illinois residents that markets itself as a "party game for terrible people." They claimed to be offering 'actual bull****' for a mere $6 to U.S. residents only. They were very clear that customers should expect to receive feces from a live bull in a box delivered to their door, and nothing more....
  • Cow researchers find meanings behind moos

    12/16/2014 9:57:35 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 61 replies
    BBC News ^ | December 16, 2014
    Researchers have recorded and analysed the ways cows communicate with their young, to translate the meanings behind the "moos". They identified two distinctly different call sounds that cows make to their calves, depending on whether they are nearby or separated. They also identified a call calves make to their mothers when they want to start suckling milk. The cows were studied at a farm in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire. The team from the University of Nottingham and Queen Mary University of London spent ten months digitally recording the cow sounds, then a year analysing them using computers. Dr Mónica Padilla de la...
  • Guy Accidently Hits The Fap Button on His Mechanical Arm :)

    12/14/2014 11:52:14 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 26 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | Nov-17-2014 | unknown
    A man fitted with a mechanical arm goes about demonstrating how it works--with mixed (and hilarious) results.
  • VIDEO: Alleged neo-Nazi activist attacked by lions at zoo (Zionist lions?)

    12/15/2014 4:31:45 PM PST · by SJackson · 52 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12-15-14
    Former Spanish police officer - previously arrested for Nazi-themed protest - scaled the walls of the enclose where 3 lions mauled him, according to local media. Whether in an act of unknown protest, plain disregard for basic safety or a test of conviction in the lions' den, an alleged neo-Nazi activist sustained critical injuries from a lion attack at the Barcelona Zoo on Sunday after he jumped into the animals' enclosure, according to Spanish daily El País. According to eyewitness accounts, the 45-year-old former Spanish police officer donned full military garb when he deliberately scaled the walls of the feline...
  • VIDEO: Muslim Fast-Food Worker Has Shocking Reaction to Someone Ordering Bacon

    12/14/2014 7:59:39 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 101 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | 12DEC2014 | Staff Writer
    Ah, the joys of tolerance. Sydney, Australia has begun to learn them after opening several Muslim-friendly restaurants that serve only halal food that is permissible to be eaten under Shariah law. One of those restaurants is featured in this video of a Muslim man who completely loses it when a customer, apparently unaware that he was in a halal-only KFC, asked for bacon on his sandwich. The video shows the KFC employee yelling — screaming, really — about being recorded. He also threatens the customer. Apparently he really, really doesn’t like the word “bacon.” Great customer service at those halal-only...
  • Movie slumber party: Beds replace theater seats

    12/14/2014 10:01:18 AM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 17 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 12, 2014 | AP
    MOSCOW (AP) — A furniture store has taken over a Moscow cinema, allowing theatergoers to enjoy what more closely resembles an enormous slumber party than an afternoon at the movies. This week the Swedish furniture giant IKEA replaced a movie theater's seats with beds in its Russian "Awake Love" campaign. The switchover took place in the Moscow suburb of Khimki, not far from a branch of the store beloved by many Russians. The campaign, which lasts until Dec. 14, is modeled after a similar event in 2010 at a Paris music hall.
  • Lost sheep wearing Christmas sweater claimed by Omaha owner

    12/14/2014 12:18:44 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    UPI ^ | Dec. 10, 2014 | Kate Stanton
    OMAHA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The Nebraska Humane Society has located the owner of the mysterious sheep found "wandering the streets of Omaha" wearing a Christmas sweater. -snip-Owner Margaret Vazquez reunited with her woolly friend, a ram named Gage, on Tuesday night, after he had already made international headlines for his holiday spirit. "I was so happy that we got him," Vazquez, who said her friend had spotted him online, told the Omaha World-Herald. "I was worried that someone would eat him or something bad would happen."
  • South Dakota pulls driving campaign over innuendo

    12/12/2014 8:29:21 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 55 replies
    PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota officials have canceled a public safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of jerking the steering wheel on icy roads, saying it's too risque. The Department of Public Safety has pulled the "Don't Jerk and Drive" ads, which played on the double-meaning of the word "jerk."
  • Harvard professor who blasted Chinese restaurant...attacked sushi joint after a Groupon dispute

    12/12/2014 12:23:41 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 78 replies
    Daily Mail [UK] ^ | 12 December 2014 | Khaleda Rahman
    The Harvard Business School professor who blasted a family-run Chinese restaurant for overcharging him $4 has previously attacked a sushi place in a dispute over a Groupon. -snip- In the email, published by Boston.com, he claimed he would fight to strip the establishment of its alcohol license 'if it does not honor its contractual commitments'. He wrote: 'I call on you to honor my three Osushi Groupon vouchers. 'I also call on you to extend their validity for six weeks to reflect the day imposed by our resolution of this dispute. 'If I don't hear from you within the next...
  • How a Greenpeace stunt in Peru drives home the global climate divide

    12/11/2014 6:40:06 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12-10-2014 | Nick Miroff
    When the stunt-planners at Greenpeace sent teams of activists to trespass this week at Peru's Nazca archeological site, they must have thought their bumper-sticker messaging would look good on a Facebook page next to the 2,000-year-old geodesic drawings. After all, the group is known for stringing banners from bridges and skyscrapers to draw attention to its environmental campaigns, and with U.N. climate talks taking place in Lima this week, the activists clearly wanted to make an impact. And so they have. The impact of their footprints on the fragile desert site, in fact, will last "hundreds or thousands of years,"...
  • Controversial 'rectal feeding' technique used to control detainees' behaviour

    12/10/2014 12:08:34 PM PST · by Oliviaforever · 59 replies
    Guardian ^ | 12/10/14 | Alan Yuhas
    CIA operatives subjected at least five detainees to what they called “rectal rehydration and feeding”, a medical practice applied with extreme rarity and known more colloquially as a nutrient enema, according to a Senate intelligence committee report released Tuesday. The CIA forced the nutrient enemas on two detainees who attempted hunger strikes, a third who “partially refus[ed] liquids”, a fourth “without a determination of medical need”, and a fifth whose case details are not divulged.
  • Baghdad Bob is in terminal condition

    12/08/2014 12:45:28 PM PST · by GOP Congress · 61 replies
    Of every liberal, enemy agent, and other non-conservative person in this world whom I for the most part abhor, one person stands out whom I actually have a soft spot for. That, of course, is the infamous Iraqi Information Minister, colloquially known as "Baghdad Bob", during the start of the war in Iraq. Ironically, every newscaster in the mainstream media in the United States has aspired to Bob's level of "substance" and have usually achieved such prominence, many actually surpassing Baghdad Bob's own rhetoric. To that end, one cannot really hate Baghdad Bob as much as one would like, as...
  • Utah man charged for sunbathing nude in his yard

    12/07/2014 12:03:27 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 37 replies
    SALT LAKE CITY — A judge is issuing an arrest warrant for a 77-year-old Utah man who police say was sunbathing nude in his backyard next to a church parking lot.