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Four-Year-Old Banned From Donut Shop For Asking Inappropriate Question

Four-Year-Old Banned From Donut Shop For Asking Inappropriate Question

Kid asked a customer if she was pregnant

Four-year-old Justin Otero was reportedly banned from a Doughnut Inn in Monroe, CT for asking a customer if she was pregnant. Read More »

Judge Spins Rhymes in Puppy-Napping Case

Judge Spins Rhymes in Puppy-Napping Case

"You hid the pup; the jig was up."

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme. Read More »

Have You Seen These Dinosaur Thieves?

Have You Seen These Dinosaur Thieves?

Couple caught filching valuable dino replica from Raleigh museum

Police are asking for help identifying two thieves who stole a replica of a baby dinosaur from Raleigh's North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Read More »

Pilot Mistake Means Pingpong Balls Rain on Highway

Pilot Mistake Means Pingpong Balls Rain on Highway

That wasn't hail

A pilot who dropped 3,000 pingpong balls that were redeemable for prizes missed a crowd assembled for the stunt and instead hit a nearby interstate. Read More »

Fireworks: Pretty To See, Deadly To Be Around

Fireworks: Pretty To See, Deadly To Be Around

Sometimes even professionals learn that fireworks accidents and mistakes can be disastrous

Some of the worst fireworks disasters since 2000, with videos of explosions and the aftermath of destruction that was only supposed to be entertaining. Read More »

Hoax! Grandmother's Claim that KFC Kicked Out Her Scarred Granddaughter Reportedly Bogus

Hoax! Grandmother's Claim that KFC Kicked Out Her Scarred Granddaughter Reportedly Bogus

Story made waves but may be hoax

The 3-year-old scar victim whose story raised thousands may turn out to be a hoax. Read More »

The Posing Dead: Funeral Homes Arrange Deceased In Elaborate Scenes

The Posing Dead: Funeral Homes Arrange Deceased In Elaborate Scenes

Insert your favorite "thinking outside the box" pun here

A New Orleans funeral home is at the forefront of a trend in which the bodies of loved ones are posed in elaborate, diorama-like scenes. Read More »

Woman Calls Emergency Services: Ice Cream Vendor Didn't Give Me Enough Sprinkles

Woman Calls Emergency Services: Ice Cream Vendor Didn't Give Me Enough Sprinkles

Clearly a matter of life and death.

A British woman called 999 when the guy selling her ice cream didn't give her enough sprinkles. Police have released a recording to deter similar calls. Read More »

Brooklyn Restaurant Creates Separate, Lighter Drink Menu 'For Ladies'

Brooklyn Restaurant Creates Separate, Lighter Drink Menu 'For Ladies'

Is a Mai Tai gender-neutral?

A Brooklyn restaurant has created a menu that controversially separates alcoholic beverages into male and female categories. Read More »

Postman Allegedly Stole 20,000 Pieces of Mail Over 20 Years

Postman Allegedly Stole 20,000 Pieces of Mail Over 20 Years

Part-time author accused of taking jewelry, checks, gift cards, and passports.

Greater Baltimore mail carrier Jeffrey L. Shipley faces charges of stealing 20,000 pieces of mail, including checks, gift cards, and passports. Read More »

Teacher Turns 4th Grade Class Into Her Love Gurus

Teacher Turns 4th Grade Class Into Her Love Gurus

Denies report that she asked which of two boyfriends to keep

A New York City substitute teacher was fired because she allegedly asked her fourth grade class for advice on which of two boyfriends to keep seeing. Read More »

Women Are Using 'Rent-A-Gent' To Hire Men To Do Chores And Go On Dates

Women Are Using 'Rent-A-Gent' To Hire Men To Do Chores And Go On Dates

The next great job for grads?

A service called Rent-A-Gent lets women choose a male companion from a list of "smart and handsome men" to serve as handymen, dates, or personal chefs. Read More »

A Venture Capital Firm Just Named An Algorithm To Its Board Of Directors — Here's What It Actually Does

A Venture Capital Firm Just Named An Algorithm To Its Board Of Directors — Here's What It Actually Does

VITAL program gets a vote like all other board members

A VC firm appointed an algorithm that can make investment recommendations to its board of directors. Read More »

First Lady's Secret Service Detail Went Hunting Cupcakes

First Lady's Secret Service Detail Went Hunting Cupcakes

Looked for bakery made famous by Sex and the City

A Secret Service agent assigned to Michelle Obama searched for a gourmet cupcake while the First Lady visited with a couple after a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read More »

Dine-And-Dash In Cop's Car Sparks Internal Affairs Probe

Dine-And-Dash In Cop's Car Sparks Internal Affairs Probe

Please never do this

A group of customers at a Philadelphia diner escaped in a police officer's car after ditching their bill, launching an internal affairs investigation. Read More »

Realtor Embroiled In 'Murder Mansion' Dispute

Realtor Embroiled In 'Murder Mansion' Dispute

'People say there's shadows of children.'

A man is fighting to get his deposit back, after jumping on a cheaply listed house without being informed by his realtor of its grisly history. Read More »

Dairy Farmers Replace Workers With Robotic Milkers

Dairy Farmers Replace Workers With Robotic Milkers

The milkbot revolution is nigh

Dairy farmers hoping to cut down on labor costs are exploring robotic milkers, which track production and allow cows to decide when they're milked. Read More »

'Meth-Like' Sports Powder The Latest From Crooked Company Founder

'Meth-Like' Sports Powder The Latest From Crooked Company Founder

Brought to you by the people who broke your liver

Dietary supplement manufacturer Driven Sports has been accused by the FDA of including unadulterated, "meth-like" compounds in one of their products. Read More »

Salon Ad Ridicules Kim Jong-Un's Haircut, Manager Visited By Irate North Korean Officials

Salon Ad Ridicules Kim Jong-Un's Haircut, Manager Visited By Irate North Korean Officials

This is in England, by the way.

A London salon manager was visited by two North Korean officials, who demanded he remove a promotional poster making fun of Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Amy's Baking Company: Back And Scary As Ever

Amy's Baking Company: Back And Scary As Ever

The one restaurant that Gordon Ramsay walked away from

Amy and Samy Bouzaglo became infamous for their restaurant antics and abuse of customers and employees. They came back angry as ever and ready to show it. Read More »

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