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Didn’t believe that story about the guy who tased his wife over a football bet last week? Well, now there’s video. EARLIER: MAYVILLE, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man is charged with a felony after allegedly using a stun gun on his wife as part of a bet on the Packers-Bears game. John Grant, of Read More
The unkempt hair, scraggily beard, faded windbreaker – U.S. Army Veteran Jim Wolf looks like many homeless men begging for change on the streets of San Francisco. Most people who pass by men like him probably avoid eye contact, stare down at their phones or focus intently on the sidewalk twenty feet ahead of them, Read More
Veteran Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival died at age 99 on October 25. Not many people noticed his passing. His obituary revealed he was a single man and “has no close family who can attend his funeral.” Since Percival served in RAF Bomber Command as ground crew during WWII, the obituary stated that any service personnel Read More
A talented designer with perhaps too much time on his hands took it upon himself to redesign the 50 state flags after discovering they lack unity. “I was immediately bothered by how discordant they are as a group, and I wasn’t surprised to learn they break just about every rule of flag design.” designer Ed Read More
Marijuana users in Denver have found refuge: their backyards. While Colorado has legalized the recreational use of marijuana, Denver’s City Council continues to figure out how to enforce and regulate the new state law in their jurisdiction. CBS Denver reports the new draft ordinance was revised so people could be allowed to smoke in their Read More
If you thought New York’s Lower East Side is gritty now, see how Stephen Soderbergh’s upcoming miniseries “The Knick,” starring Clive Owen, is transforming Orchard Street into the bad old days of the 1910s. According to Cinemax: Set in downtown New York in 1900, THE KNICK centers on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses Read More
A German Shepherd is sitting (lying?) like a king after he helped save an abandoned baby in Birmingham, England. The Birmingham Mail reports Jade and her owner, Roger Wilday, found the newborn in what appeared to be a discarded carrier bag next to some bushes. The dog raced to the bushes and laid next to Read More