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5 hours ago

Vote with your butts

The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.

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1 day ago

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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2 days ago

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

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2 days ago

Serial stomper targeting the feet of Austin, Texas

Strange but true: Several women have reported incidents of a man stomping on their feet before riding off on a bicycle.

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3 days ago

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

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3 days ago

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

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4 days ago

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

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1 week ago

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

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1 week ago

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

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1 week ago

A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

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1 week ago

Jury summons directs people to call sex hotline

That's one way to get people to do their civic duty.

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1 week ago

Google buys ‘Google’ for just over $6,000

A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been rewarded by Google.

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1 week ago

Eagles vs Drones: Dutch police eye birds to prey on drones

It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Dutch police are considering using birds of prey to swoop down and pluck rogue drones out of the sky.

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2 weeks ago

It’s a shark-eat-shark world

Has your roommate ever been so invasive that you ate them?

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2 weeks ago

Bad ink! Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets.

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2 weeks ago

AirPnP brings the sharing economy to the bathroom

We cannot - and did not - make this up.

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2 weeks ago

‘Lunch lizard’ becomes Kindergarten class pet

A central New Jersey elementary school science class has a new pet after a lizard was discovered in a student's salad after being refrigerated for days.

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2 weeks ago

Watch the ‘rescue’ of this adorable sloth

The Transit Commission of Ecuador took on a rather unusual task when workers spotted a sloth stranded on a busy highway.

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2 weeks ago

Burger King employee is now the ‘chicken king’

That's certainly a unique way to celebrate your last day.

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3 weeks ago

Remember: Judge Judy is NOT on the U.S. Supreme Court

Looks like we need a civics lesson, stat.

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Consumers flexing their muscles

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U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

3 hours ago in Sports

Kobe to headline All-Star Sunday

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Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA's All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

3 hours ago in Sports

NASCAR revises green-white-checkered finish rule

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NASCAR has announced that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish format when late-race cautions come out.

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Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

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Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season.

3 hours ago in Sports

Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

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English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer.