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Dummy hanging from gallows in yard called 'hate crime' by local NAACP president. But homeowner says it was for Halloween....
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A New Jersey homeowner is apologizing and insisting "we're not a racist family at all" after a dummy hanging from gallows and a noose was spotted in his yard, KYW-TV reported . Ryan McDonald told the station the display outside his Mannington
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-27 16:31 UTC
Visiting Dead Relatives on Google Street View — OK Whatever...
Google Maps is meant to look up addresses, but it can also provide a window into the lives of the recently deceased.

Three years after her grandparents’ deaths, 19-year-old Luisa Hoenle looked up their old house on Google Maps. Feeling nostalgic if not a bit masochistic, the Switzerland-based art
By whatsup420 on 2019-09-16 16:59 UTC
Florida man impersonating a cop accidentally pulled over a real undercover detective...
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He's attacked car salesmen and made up fake news stories, but
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-24 01:23 UTC
Will Cheese Tea Take Off in the U.S.?...
Fromage lattes are popular in Asia, but are they worth all the fuss?

If I were a tourist, emerging out of the 7th Street/Metro Center subway station in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles for the first time, I'd immediately duck into Little Fluffy Head Cafe, a brightly colored tea shop five blocks
By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-27 19:11 UTC
Divining With Tupac, Erykah Badu, and Billie Holiday...
How a punk-rock musician — with help from the filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky — created a tarot deck thats all about Black Power.

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The first thing the legendary Chilean-French filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky said when Arish Khan arrived at his Paris apartment was “Show me your cards.” He was
By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-20 17:18 UTC
The Coolest Tour Guide in L.A. Is a Bald Millennial With a Bushy Mustache...
Adam Papagan conducts offbeat sightseeing excursions themed around Hollywood, O.J. Simpson, and now, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills...

Here’s a shocker you’ll learn if you take the new Real Housewives of Beverly Hills driving tour: a lot of it is actually not filmed in its namesake city.

By smalldogsrule on 2019-02-11 18:21 UTC
Cops called in to settle nursing home bingo brawl...
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Police in Ontario, Canada, were called in to settle an altercation during a bingo game Tuesday, after a 79-year-old nursing home resident dared to encroach on a competitor's turf. What are the details? The female perpetrator swooped in and sat in the
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-08 19:03 UTC
More People Are Becoming Sugar Babies Because of the Government Shutdown...
It took 35 days for President Trump to sign the bill ending the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. During that time, around 800,000 federal workers missed paychecks, had hours cut, or worked without pay. Families and individuals struggled financially to make ends meet as weeks dragged on
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-30 18:24 UTC
Remembering The Boston Molasses Disaster 100 Years Later...
On January 15, the city memorialized the centennial of one of its weirdest tragedies.

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On January 15th, 1919, a 50-foot-tall steel storage tank of hot, fermenting molasses burst in Boston’s North End. The explosion sent out a deluge of the viscous sweetener that covered the historic
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-28 16:51 UTC
Snooping Around Nicolas Cage’s San Francisco House...
Could I learn more about my favorite actor by poking around his old Victorian mansion?

I know a lot about Nicolas Cage. I know, for example, that he has a fondness for flamboyant jackets. He’s worn zebra-striped blazers on dinner dates and gold leather coats to movie premieres. He strolls through
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-25 16:45 UTC
Driving Around the U.S. Inside the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile...
For one year, recent college graduates can work their buns off for the hot dog empire. Heres a firsthand account of what thats like from a former Hotdogger...
By smalldogsrule on 2019-01-17 21:47 UTC
This Deep-Sea Fisherman Is Still Posting His Discoveries and OH GOD THE TEETH WHY DOES IT HAVE TEETH...
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Back in 2016, we introduced you to the photos of Roman Fedortsov, a deep-sea fisherman who posts his discoveries to Twitter and Instagram. The monsters he pulls from the deep are horrifying, to say the least. So it seems like a good time to check back in
By aphrodite on 2018-11-13 16:22 UTC
Bizarre footage shows gunman raiding bar while one drinker is so hooked to his phone...
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Video footage shows a man appearing to not know he is under an armed robbery in Brazil. The video has had more than 5,000 views, and left many social media users in shock.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-24 16:46 UTC
Woman declared dead after crash found alive in morgue refrigerator...
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"You never expect to open a fridge and find someone in there alive," a mortuary worker said
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-04 20:10 UTC
Headless Rattlesnake 'Attacks'...
Snake expert explains why headless snake seen in viral video appears to "strike."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 17:53 UTC
Army: No more kissing soldiers on St. Patrick's in Savannah...
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The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with lipstick-smeared cheeks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 17:59 UTC
Alleged shoplifters on run from cops decide to jump a fence. Where they land will get you chuckling....
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A wise man once said life is hard — and it's harder if you're stupid. One evening last month, police in Peoria, Arizona, approached a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-02 18:47 UTC
Gorilla Statue Removed After Complaints It Was 'Racially Insensitive'...
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A statue of a gorilla, and prime attraction for kids at the Community Park playground in Corsicana was removed by the city.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-01 16:25 UTC
Dude Makes Huge Mistake And Bites Police Dog...
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Authorities say an identified man from New Hampshire was placed under arrest after biting one of their police dog Tuesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 21:36 UTC
Professors claim farmers’ markets cultivate racism: ‘Habits of white people are normalized’...
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Two professors from San Diego State University claim in a new book that farmers markets in urban areas are weed-like white spaces responsible for oppression.
By viper1 on 2017-12-28 18:59 UTC

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