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Family of bears repeatedly breaks into home to eat and poop

Bears are majestic creatures and the basis for some really great cartoon characters, unless you’re Douglas Harder of Sandpoint, Idaho. Since May, a family of bears have made their way in and around Harder’s condo, often entering through a sliding glass door along the deck. Most recently, a bear cub attempted to use Harder’s cat
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Meet Corduroy, the world’s oldest cat

Guinness World Records announced on Thursday that the world has a new oldest cat. ‘Corduroy’ turned 26 on August 1, making him the oldest recorded cat currently alive. Ashley Reed Okura of Sisters, Oregon, has had Corduroy since she was 7, and the cat was a mere kitten. Okura tells Guinness, “The secret has been
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Fake customer service rep responds to Target complaints with snark and humor

A man posing as a fake customer service rep for Target is spreading laughter across Facebook. Mike Melgaard noticed people were complaining on the social media network about the big-box retailer’s decision to ditch gender-based signage in stores and decided to respond with sarcasm and wit. The results are hilarious and above you’ll find a
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Simpsons character is inspiration for hardcore mental band Okilly Dokilly

Posted by Okilly Dokilly on Monday, August 10, 2015 Neighbor to Homer, Marge, et al. on “The Simpsons,” Ned Flanders is a G-rated, church-loving, hymn-signing dad. Yet somehow, the saintly cartoon character is the inspiration behind Okilly Dokilly, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based hardcore metal band. The band’s name is derived from Flanders’ standard response on the show,
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Dr. Frederic Brandt  upset by ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ portrayal

Dr. Frederic Brandt upset by ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ portrayal

Could a sitcom have pushed a celebrity skin doctor over the edge toward suicide? A new Vanity Fair piece explores the possibility. Known as “The Baron of Botox,” Dr. Frederic Brandt was a world-famous dermatologist and long-time sufferer of depression. He was also the very obvious inspiration for the over-the-top character of Dr. Grant on
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Eagle takes down drone in 15-second video

Here is a video of an Australian wedge-tailed eagle knocking a drone out of the sky. (That was a fun sentence to type.) The video was posted by Melbourne Arial Video, the online drone video portfolio of Adam Lancaster. Lancaster posted the video on YouTube and noted, “Eagle was fine – she was massive, and
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Cat dies after partygoers allegedly force her to sniff cocaine

Cat dies after yob forces it to snort cocaine at a party http://t.co/xFu75ebIbk pic.twitter.com/x27oAMr0fc — The Sun (@TheSun) August 11, 2015 For reasons only serial killers and select Scottish partygoers can explain, a 5-year old cat allegedly was forced to sniff a line of cocaine. While cat-sitting Nickay Grant’s beloved Cheeko, “friends” of the 18-year
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60 years ago: Ed Sullivan introduces America to rock and roll from Stratford

60 years ago, on August 7, 1955, Bill Haley introduced American to rock and roll from an unlikely venue, the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut. Haley, and his band, the
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Video captures fast-food worker wiping hamburger bun on dirty floor

A video of an employee at Checkers wiping a hamburger bun on the floor destroyed the appetites of thousands when it first popped up on Facebook on Tuesday. In the footage, a female fast-food worker at a franchise outside Baltimore drops the bun on the floor and wipes it across the dirty tile and then […]
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Police: Suspect dead after report of gunshots at theater

AP — Police say a suspect is dead after officers responded to reports of shots fired at a movie theater southeast of Nashville, Tennessee. Metro Nashville police said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that there was an active shooter situation at the Carmike Hickory 8 theater, but that the suspect was dead. Nashville Fire Department […]
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