¡It’s National Margarita Day!

Not that you really need a reason, but today is National Margarita Day. The origins of this holiday stretch back to ancient times when — just kidding, it’s a marketing ploy from the big tequila, lime and cheesy-plastic-cup triad. Or something. Anyway, if you want to tip a few back at home tonight, you have  
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Pretty mansions that rich folk tear down

We’ve certainly heard tale of multi-million dollar homes purchased by the rich, then torn down so something “really special” can be built; but somehow the reality of it never fails to shock. And this
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Mom accused of hiring strippers for teen’s birthday party

A mom in New York state was arrested recently for allegedly hiring strippers to perform at her son’s 16th birthday party, which was held in a private room at a bowling alley. If she is found guilty of five counts of endangering a child, she could face up to year in jail. The strippers are  
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Las Vegas woman accused of sex with pit bull

A woman in Las Vegas was arrested after police say they caught her having sex with a pit bull in her backyard, CBS Las Vegas reports. Kara Vandereyk, 23, was reported to police by neighbors, who said she was naked in her backyard with the dog, Fox 5 Vegas reports. Police said when they arrived,  
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A month’s worth of silly 911 calls

After two reports this week of people calling 911 for non-emergencies, here’s a roundup of other silly 911 calls that have cropped up of late, along with a few all-time favorites. Smokeless On Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that a woman in North Texas called 911 to request that Hood County deputies bring her some  
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Goats that sound terrifyingly similar to humans

The Internet proves once again that it is a wonderful thing, by providing us with a compilation of screaming, human-sounding goats.

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Wild turkeys take over California neighborhood

Parents in this town near San Francisco say they are afraid to let their kids play outside, thanks to a gang of turkeys that arrived around Thanksgiving of last year. Some suspect their neighbors have been feeding the giant birds, and the town is think…
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Today’s pick-me-up: Watch an elderly otter play basketball

Reading the news can get exhausting and depressing, so feel no shame in taking a break to watch this elderly otter show off his adorable basketball skills. Vets discovered that Eddie, a 15-year-old (!) otter at the Oregon Zoo, had arthritis in his tiny elbows. To work those joints and alleviate the pain, his handlers  
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