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In the world of competitive eating, there’s a new player who has opened a new landscape: The Russians caviar-eating contest.
If you’ve ever wanted to break something in a moment of fury, but were afraid of the ugly consequences, this is for you.
UPDATE: Since this post was published, the AP has been asked to remove the photo of a bear falling from a tree. See the photo here, or read more about the dispute with AP here. The incredible photo, captured by a photographer at the CU Independent student newspaper, shows what happens when you tranquilize a [...]
Crying baby vs. kissing couple, whose side are you on? At a Rangers-Yankees game Wednesday night, Sean Leonard and Shannon Moore snagged a baseball tossed in the stands by the Rangers’ Mitch Moreland. They seemed oblivious as a toddler in the next seat reached out for the ball, crying. The couple was taken to task [...]
An estimated half-million neutered pets get to keep a sense of their manhood with fake testicle implants called Neuticles, the unusual company’s owner said in a feature in Bloomberg Businessweek. The plastic or silicone testicles replace real ones removed during castration surgery, easing the shame and emasculation some animals suffer after the procedure, Neuticles owner [...]
A Gainesville, Fla., man told police he left the scene of an accident on Tuesday because he was about to defecate in his pants. Barnard W. Cato III, 29, was charged with DUI after his car crashed into another car and newspaper boxes, according to a report on gainesville.com. Cato left the scene and ran [...]
Days before the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, U.S. authorities are concerned about possible “lone wolf” terrorists who may use the date to avenge the former Al-Qaida leader’s death, Fox News is reporting. They have not seen any specific, credible threats to the U.S. homeland, Fox reports, but in an intelligence bulletin issued [...]
Although he had been declared brain-dead by no less than four doctors, a 21-year-old man in England injured in a terrible car crash, has made a miraculous recovery, the BBC News is reporting, via Huffington Post.
Cheeseburgers with your pizza? It’s a reality from Pizza Hut Middle East, which has released the “Crown Crust Burger Pizza,” which has a crust lined with tiny cheeseburgers, the Los Angeles Times is reporting.
The Las Vegas-based site went live on April 9 and had 16,000 members on Wednesday, founder Brandon Wade told chron.com. He said he has seen some foreign traffic in the last few days, but 80 percent of users are from U.S. He said 700 of the users are from Texas, 200 of those from Houston.