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First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

No Evidence Farting Livestock Caused Emergency Landing, Airline Says

Wake up, sheeple.<p>Singapore Airlines is refuting media reports that a Malaysia-bound flight had to make an emergency landing last week because the gas and manure from a group of sheep set off the plane's smoke alarm.<p>The controversy stemmed from a report in The Aviation Herald, a website that records …

Man who cut off his ears to look like a parrot goes on The Jeremy Kyle Show and says 'it's normal'

Ted Richards appears on ITV show to gasps from audience as he explains he did not like his ears anyway and does not think eccentric look is 'weird'<p>A man who cut off his ears and had his face and eyeballs tattooed to look like his pet parrots has appeared on TV to say it is "normal".<p>Ted Richards …

Danny Boyle

One-Year-Old Brazilian Boy Bites Venomous Pit Viper to Death

Vipers are usually the ones who do the biting, but a one-year-old boy from Brazil gave the venomous snake a taste of its own medicine, biting it on …

Zoology

Cop Got Too Wasted To Accept Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award

"Come on, you’ve got to be kidding me. Really?"<p>The world can learn even more about a Florida deputy who got into hot water after partying a little too hard prior to a Mother’s Against Drunk Driving awards banquet this summer, thanks to new details revealed by a local news station last week.<p>Michael …

This Dude's Fireworks Went... The Wrong Way (VIDEO)

It still looked majestic.<p>In a video uploaded to YouTube by user Stuart Paton on Thursday, a firework decided straight up was for losers and launched itself into a neighbor's back yard. The explosion is spectacular.<p>Don't worry bro, just keep smoking quietly, we're sure no one even noticed.<p>h/t Reddit

Irish Teacher Katie Mulrennan Refused Job Due To The 'Alcoholism Nature Of [Her] Kind'

An Irish woman received an outrageous rejection letter from a school in South Korea where she'd applied to teach.<p>Katie Mulrennan, from County Kerry, earns her living teaching English around the world. Although she says she's been passed up for jobs because certain schools prefer a North American …

David Van Vleet Wants Strippers' Addresses -- So He Can Pray For Them

Strippers in Washington have no problem exposing their bodies, but they've gotten touchy about covering up their names and addresses.<p>It's in response to Pierce County's David Van Vleet who filed court papers to get the personal information that's on their state entertainer licenses. Van Vleet says …

Burglar Tries On Victim's Panties, Looks Pretty Good In Them (VIDEO)

He didn't take any valuables, but he did try on the unmentionables.<p>A Chicago man says he was terrified to learn that a burglar wore his girlfriend's panties and stole a picture of her before fleeing. The creepy crawler was caught on surveillance camera at 12:45 a.m. on Sept. 25, rummaging through …

Woman Says She Feels Completely Free When Acting Like a Horse

Meet Leanne, a 40-year-old Australian website designer who loves dressing up like a horse. She goes by the name ‘Shyanne’ in her pony get-up, which …

Insects

'An Airplane S*** On Us,' New Zealand Woman Claims

The skies were looking pretty unfriendly for one New Zealand woman earlier this week.<p>Karen Bass said she went out into her yard Sept. 28 and something smelled terrible. She said there was waste splattered all over her yard, her house, and her car.<p>"The first thing when I walked out of my door this …

Mangli Munda, 18, Marries Dog To Ward Off Curse

Many women don't find out their husband's a dog until after they get married.<p>Mangli Munda doesn't have that problem.<p>The 18-year-old, who lives in a small village in the state of Jharkland, India, recently married a stray pooch in order to ward off a curse that her fellow villagers feared would …

Here's Why You NEVER Light A Firecracker In Your Pocket

Funny thing about firecrackers -- they EXPLODE. So why would you purposely put one in your pocket and light it?<p>The fellow in this recently posted video perhaps could arrive at an answer if he weren't in such pain after apparently pulling the stunt.<p>After the small explosion, the man's leg looks like …

Ice Bucket Challenge With A Stun Gun. Let's Just Hope This Doesn't Catch On.

Sometimes a good thing can be taken too far. Like <i>wayyyy</i> too far.<p>A Seattle-based character called Phoenix Jones took on the ice bucket challenge to benefit research for ALS, as many are doing. But Jones went one crazier.<p>He had someone shock him with stun gun right after the water was dumped on his …

Struggling Korean Baseball Team Replaces Fans with Cheering Robots

A struggling South Korean Major League baseball team has come up with a novel idea to boost players’ morale. They’re replacing human fans with robots …

Bots

Dave Olinger, 87-Year-Old Nudist, Running For Sheriff

An 87-year-old-nudist is gunning for a new job: the sheriff of Island County, Washington.<p>But if Dave Olinger is elected, he could face a big problem: Where would he pin the badge?<p>Olinger is running as a write-in candidate, mainly because he was unhappy that a number of Republicans were running for …

Brazilian ‘Human Ken’ Launches His Own Doll

20-year-old Brazilian Celso Santebanes has spent over $50,000 to transform himself into a real-life Ken doll. The young model is so obsessed with …

Los Angeles

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Artist Claims To Have Eaten Own Hip, Says It Tasted Like 'Wild Sheep'

This was really a self-serving art project.<p>A Norwegian artist claims to have consumed the meat off of his own hip bone, and he says it tasted like "wild sheep," according to The Local.<p>Alexander Selvik Wengshoel, 25, was born with a hip deformity and had to have an operation to replace one of his …

Beekeeper creates coat of living bees - in pictures

It began as a bit of fun and became a personal challenge for one semi-naked man and approaching half a million bees. Crowds gathered in Chongqing, southwest China this week to watch - at a distance of 20 metres - as She Ping’s wife and five fellow beekeepers covered the 34-year-old in a “bee dress” …