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Scientists Identify Earth's Oldest Known Animal Fossils

Scientists Identify Earth's Oldest Known Animal Fossils:  Scientists have used fat molecules to solve a longstanding mystery and identify an ancient creature who lived 558 million years ago called Dickinsonia, thought to be the first complex “multi-cellular” organisms on Earth.  Gee, multi-cellular organisms?  I had no idea…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 22, 2018 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Pulp Free Orange Juice Issues

Pulp Free Orange Juice Issues:  Bought a carton of orange juice that claimed the juice was "pulp free." When I poured the juice into a glass, pulp came out just as always. I'm thinking what the hell is this, pulp fiction?…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 21, 2018 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Outbreak Linked to Contact with Puppies

Outbreak Linked to Contact with Puppies:  The US Centers for Disease Control has linked puppies to a nationwide, drug-resistant, stomach bug outbreak.  Now come on!  I can live with having to refrain from drugs, alcohol, tobacco, fatty foods and even coffee, but my friends, when they start warning us about the dangers of…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 20, 2018 at 8:24pm — 3 Comments

Police Arrest Man for Groping Fast-Food Worker

Police Arrest Man for Groping Fast-Food Worker:  Police in central Pennsylvania say they found a suspected groper of a fast-food worker by following a trail of the curly fries he left behind.  When confronted by police, the man claimed he was just only trying to get a good feel for the service there.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 19, 2018 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Pimples Are Now In and Becoming the Latest Craze

Pimples Are Now In and Becoming the Latest Craze:  Celebrities and bloggers are going bare-faced on social media as more of the trendy folks are joining the acne positivity movement and Teen Vogue has even launched the inaugural Acne awards.  Its about time!  I knew all this acne stuff would eventually come to a head.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 18, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Elon Musk and SpaceX Reveal First Private Moon Tourist

Elon Musk and SpaceX Reveal First Private Moon Tourist:  SpaceX has just announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the world’s first private passenger to fly around the Moon, paying an estimated $35 million to travel…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 17, 2018 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Some Still Pushing to Have Pluto Reinstated as a Planet

Some Still Pushing to Have Pluto Reinstated as a Planet:  Ever since the International Astronomical Union (IAU) demoted Pluto from planet status to “dwarf planet,” there have been those who’ve been steadily pushing back, trying to get Pluto re-classified as a planet again.  My feeling has always been that maybe after we’re certain Pluto has learned its lesson and paid…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 16, 2018 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments

Worker Killed After Falling Into Meat Blender

Worker Killed After Falling Into Meat Blender:  A 41-year-old man has died after falling into a running meat blender at an Oregon meat-processing plant which has been repeatedly cited for safety violations.  Gee, sort of makes you long for the good old days when inspectors were only finding things like traces of horse meat or rat dung in meat.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 14, 2018 at 9:07pm — 4 Comments

Astronomers Find Black Holes Swallow and Then Burp Up Stars

Astronomers Find Black Holes Swallow and Then Burp Up Stars:  Astronomers have discovered black holes don't just “eat” stars, but they also “burp” them back up as stellar ghosts.  They burp them up?  Well, I can’t say I’m really surprised, after all, everyone knows they eat these stars way too fast.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 13, 2018 at 8:20pm — 4 Comments

Amateur Artist Botches Restoration of Ancient Jesus Sculpture

Amateur Artist Botches Restoration of Ancient Jesus Sculpture:  The art world is expressing shock and outrage after learning that yet another Amateur artist in the Asturias region of Spain convinced church officials to let her…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 12, 2018 at 7:42pm — 9 Comments

Trump Calls His Puerto Rico Response An Unsung Success

Trump Calls His Puerto Rico Response An Unsung Success:  As Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas, President Trump is describing his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico as “an incredible unsung…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 11, 2018 at 10:45pm — 4 Comments

Son Sues Cryonics Firm for $1 Million Over Decapitating Father’s Head

Son Sues Cryonics Firm for $1 Million Over Decapitating Father’s Head:  A son is suing the cryonics firm Alcor for one million dollars for not respecting his late father’s wishes (and contract) to have his “entire body” cryogenically…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 10, 2018 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Starbucks Opens Cafe Staffed Exclusively By Elderly People

Starbucks Opens Cafe Staffed Exclusively By Elderly People:  Starbucks has opened a cafe in Mexico City that will have an exclusively elderly staff.  Ironically, many customers reported that they placed their orders in their 20’s, but by the time they finally received their drinks - they were nearly old enough to work at the Starbucks.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 7, 2018 at 9:17pm — 4 Comments

Scientists Discover First Known Plant-Eating Shark

Scientists Discover First Known Plant-Eating Shark:  Researchers at UC Irvine and Florida International University have confirmed that the bonnethead shark is the world’s first known omnivore shark - one that prefers eating both plants and meat.  OK, so they found a shark who happens to enjoy a little side salad when it eats a surfer.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 6, 2018 at 8:55pm — No Comments

President Trump Demands Identity of Anonymous NYT Writer

President Trump Demands Identity of Anonymous NYT Writer:  President Donald Trump is demanding that the New York Times reveal the identity of the “Senior Administration Official” who wrote the scathing op-ed piece about him, claiming the government needs to know who it was for "national security reasons.”  At first I thought it has to be Melania, but then it occurred to…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 5, 2018 at 8:39pm — 2 Comments

Wizard of Oz Slippers Recovered 13 Years After Stolen

Wizard of Oz Slippers Recovered 13 Years After Stolen:  The world’s most recognizable pair of shoes, the famous Ruby Slippers worn by actress Judy Garland in the fabled 1939 movie "Wizard of Oz,” have been recovered 13 years after they were stolen in the dead of night from a shattered glass case at the Judy Garland Museum.  Rumors are swirling that the FBI has evidence…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 4, 2018 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

Woman Kills Husband by Putting Eye Drops in Drinking Water

Woman Kills Husband by Putting Eye Drops in Drinking Water: Police say a South Carolina woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly poisoned her husband by putting over-the-counter eye drops in his drinking water.  Wow, who knew eye drops were a poison you could use to murder someone?  Guess these eye drops can do a…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 3, 2018 at 7:38pm — 2 Comments

Mounting Evidence of a Planet Nine Lurking Beyond Neptune

Mounting Evidence of a Planet Nine Lurking Beyond Neptune:  Astronomers say circumstantial evidence continues to accumulate for the existence of a Planet Nine, the hypothetical body thought to be “lurking" in our solar system, way…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 2, 2018 at 8:30pm — 8 Comments

Royal Family Stunned Prince Harry Skipped Hunting Tradition:  The royal family is reportedly shocked that Prince Harry skipped out on the royal grouse hunt which has been a tradition since 1853, beca…

Royal Family Stunned Prince Harry Skipped Hunting Tradition:  The royal family is reportedly shocked that Prince Harry skipped out on the royal grouse hunt which has been a tradition since 1853, because of Meghan Markle’s strong opposition to animal cruelty.  Now I realize I should care deeply about this - but oddly enough, it doesn’t seem that I do - go figure!…

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Added by Johnny Robish on September 1, 2018 at 10:18pm — 4 Comments

NC Woman Guilty of Feeding Husbands Ex to Alligators

NC Woman Guilty of Feeding Husbands Ex to Alligators:  A North Carolina woman has been found guilty of trying to feed the remains of her husband’s ex-girlfriend they had killed and tried unsuccessfully to dissolve in muriatic acid - to the alligators.  During sentencing, the judge cautioned citizens that North Carolina strictly enforces their “don’t feed the alligators”…

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Added by Johnny Robish on August 31, 2018 at 9:56pm — 2 Comments

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