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Men caught smuggling monkeys in their underwear

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It was the bulge in the men’s underwear that gave them away. Security guards at Delhi’s airport in India discovered that two men had hidden tiny primates in their underwear and were apparently trying to smuggle them aboard a flight to Dubai, the BBC reports. The primates are loris, natives of India and Sri Lanka. [...] [Read More]
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Archaeologists scramble to 3-D map Civil War shipwreck off Galveston

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Alerted to changing conditions by a Houston photographer, an archaeology team is working against the clock off Galveston to get a 3-D record of the remains of the Hatteras, an iron-hulled Union gunboat sunk by the South on Jan. 11, 1863. The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is leading the charge and credits underwater photographer [...] [Read More]
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Joe Biden gets really cozy with female Ohio biker

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Vice President Joe Biden was looking to cozy up with voters as he toured Ohio this weekend, but he did not imagine that an Ohio woman would nearly end up in his lap. [Read More]
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Canadian studio teaches kids how to pole-dance

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Twisted Grip Dance and Fitness offers a pole dancing class for children called “Little Spinners.” [Read More]
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Nokia ‘smartphone video’ actually shot by pros in van

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We always think the commercials are lying to us. Now we have proof! Nokia released its Lumia 920 phone Wednesday, and to promote the phone’s “Pureview” optical image-stabilization, it released an advertisement. In the spot, two young lovers ride bikes by the seaside. Guy takes video of gal. Side-by-side images show “OIS OFF” and “OIS [...] [Read More]
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Doctor banned for prescribing drug as gay ‘cure’

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Homosexuality still isn’t a “disease” that people can “cure,” but that doesn’t stop some people from throwing drugs at the “problem.” In a wild case in Australia, a teen was prescribed Cyprostat, a “chemical castration” drug that hampers testosterone, by a doctor affiliated with the Exclusive Brethren Christian sect. The doctor, Mark Craddock, was recently [...] [Read More]
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Audio: Bobby Valentine wants to punch radio host in mouth

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This hasn’t been a banner season for the Boston Red Sox and first-year manager Bobby Valentine. The Red Sox and their $173 million payroll were never a factor. By August, they had fallen far out of the American League playoff race. Shenanigans have predictably ensued. Valentine’s players mutinied, and management began cleaning house by trading […] [Read More]
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Video: Cops steer cow off Colchester highway

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Police in Colchester had their hands full trying to keep stray cows off Route 2 this morning, according to the Hartford Courant. The Norwich Bulletin confirmed the loose livestock had been led back home. [Read More]
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