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Gotcha! ‘Alex from Target’ is a hoax

Gotcha! ‘Alex from Target’ is a hoax

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Story update: The CEO of a new Internet marketing company is shocked by the overwhelming response to a media stunt implemented by his staff. Breakr CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leonares says the famous “Alex from Target” that captured the hearts of Americans over the past two days was part of an experiment to observe the fan girl […] [Read More]
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Australian man ‘surfs’ dead whale surrounded by sharks

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A 26-year-old Australian man says he’s “grateful to be alive still” after climbing on a floating whale carcass while it was being consumed by sharks. Harrison Williams, of Perth, was on a boat trip with friends off the coast of Western Australia this weekend when they spotted the whale, according to a report from 7 News. ”Out […] [Read More]
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‘Go directly to jail’: Man’s T-shirt predicts his fate

‘Go directly to jail’: Man’s T-shirt predicts his fate

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A Florida man was dressed so appropriately for his mug shot, it’s a wonder it wasn’t planned. The Daily News reports that Micah Dailey, 20, was arrested on marijuana charges and appeared in his mug shot wearing a Monopoly-themed T-shirt that said “Go directly to jail.” Fortunately for Dailey he was only in custody for […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 3)

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Happy Halloween! We’ve come to the final installment of our “Haunted Connecticut” tour. Catch up on part 1 and part 2 if you missed them …   (Some rights reserved by juliejordanscott) Connecticut Valley Hospital: Middletown This historic insane asylum is still used as a psychiatric hospital. In fact, last October authorities were searching for […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 2)

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Brace yourselves – things are about to get spooky. Here’s Part 2 of the “Haunted Connecticut” tour. Missed part 1? Click HERE to catch up.   (Some rights reserved by 826 PARANORMAL) Poli-Palace / Majestic Theaters & Savoy Hotel: Bridgeport Heading North on Main Street in Bridgeport, as the modern business district gives way to […] [Read More]
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Haunted Connecticut (Part 1)

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Oh Halloween, that magical time of year when Americans get to trade their everyday identities for something a little more exciting. Jack-o-lanterns adorn the front stoop of every suburban household, waiting all their lives for that one glorious night after which they will either find their brains splattered in the street or they will be […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Indie band OK Go rocks drones, crazy scooters in viral music video

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The viral video geniuses at indie rock band OK Go have done it again. Their latest music video, set to their new song “I won’t let you down” features the four-piece band riding crazy-looking robotic scooters, twirling around each other and hundreds of umbrella-wielding Japanese extras and backup singers. Even more remarkable, the three-minute, 45-second […] [Read More]
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NASA Rocket explodes seconds after launch

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Update 6:30 p.m.: Here a Youtube video showing the crash. All personal has been accounted for and there have been no injuries, as heard over the Livestream. Accident 6 seconds after @OrbitalSciences #Cygnus liftoff @NASA_Wallops. pic.twitter.com/2EC9UpH3dy — Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) October 28, 2014   The NASA rocket that was taking off in Virginia exploded […] [Read More]
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