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Teen ends up in hospital after copying ‘fire challenge’ stunt

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A teen in Kentucky is back home from the hospital after he tried to perform the so-called “fire challenge,” Lexington’s WKYT-TV reports. The online stunt involves setting yourself on fire … that’s it. The teen reportedly poured alcohol on his chest and ended up suffering some hospital-worthy burn injuries. So what did we learn today? […] [Read More]
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4-year-old banned from Connecticut doughnut shop

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A 4-year-old in Monroe learned the hard way Tuesday to never ask a woman if she’s pregnant. According to WFSB, Monroe’s Doughnut Inn has banned Justin Otero, 4, for being”rude,” a day after he asked a woman in the shop if she “had a baby in her belly.” No word on if the ban is […] [Read More]
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Video: Derek Jeter poses for selfie with fan

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Ever wonder what it’s like to be Derek Jeter? The video above, shot outside the Trump International Hotel, offers a hint. Bet you didn’t think The Captain drove himself around New York. [Read More]
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Turtle ‘expresses gratitude’ after being freed from rope

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A sea turtle shows what looks like gratitude after divers untangled it from a rope. Cameron Dietrich and Colin Sutton were spearfishing for tuna off the coast of Mexico earlier this year when they found the struggling animal, according to The Weather Channel. Dietrich used a dive knife to cut off the rope, which was […] [Read More]
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Video: ‘F&+$#ing Hammered’ Charlie Sheen at Taco Bell drive-thru

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So, this happened:  [WARNING: Drunken Charlie Sheen uses adult language. Obviously.] [Read More]
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‘The last Crumbs cupcake’ sold for $255

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Someone paid $255 for a Crumbs “birthday cupcake” on eBay last week, likely the most anyone has ever paid for a frozen, days-old cupcake. The cupcake reportedly came from the Crumb’s Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City. The item’s description on the online auction site does not mention when the cupcake was […] [Read More]
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Crumbs cupcakes going for big bucks on eBay

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The Crumbs empire has fallen, but the gourmet cupcakes are still for sale on eBay. Just don’t expect to pay regular prices. A search of the online auction site late Monday afternoon turned up more than a dozen Crumbs items for sale. Bidding on a large coconut vanilla cupcake starts at $80, which you can […] [Read More]
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The best worst president ever

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“Obama is the worst thing to ever happen to this country,” declares the wealthy, rakish, silver-haired Newport Beach white guy to his small group of perfectly tanned 50-something females sitting just a few feet away from us at a stunning restaurant patio overlooking the sun-kissed California coastline, just off of Highway 1, as he sipped […] [Read More]
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