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Company Celebrates National Jerky Day with Meaty Mount Rushmore

Jack Link’s, a popular manufacturer of beef jerky, came up with a grand way to celebrate National Jerky Day this year. They organized the …

New Orleans woman celebrated party-style at unorthodox funeral | Reuters

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - When Miriam “Mae-Mae” Burbank succumbed to cancer earlier this month, her New Orleans family determined the funeral would be no ordinary celebration of her life.<p>Instead of a traditional casket, the deceased 53-year-old was seated at a table for the two days of services that …

Teacher Shaves Student's Armpit In Class

A school in Victoria, Australia is in a bit of a scrape after a teacher shaved the armpit of a 14-year-old special education student in class.<p>The girl's underarm hair was removed against her will by an unidentified teacher during a class on personal care at the Wangaretta District Specialist …

Suitcase Scooter Is The Transportation Answer To Everything

Dude just put a new spin on "have suitcase, will travel."<p>Chinese inventor He Liangcai, of Changsha, Hunan province, travels on his suitcase -- perhaps the coolest contraption we've ever seen.<p>His suitcase scooter can go 12 mph and cover 37 miles on one charge of its lithium battery, according to …

Serial Tickler Is Terrorizing Boston College Students

Beware of the "Tickler."<p>Boston.com reports that there is a serial foot tickler on the loose in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The suspect sneaks into college students' homes while they sleep, according to police.<p>From Boston.com:<p>Police report at least 10 sightings of the so-called Tickler, who some …

Spiders Hide From Predators by Disguising Themselves as Bird Poop

That's one way to keep from getting eaten—look like something very unappetizing.<p><i>A juvenile Cyclosa ginnaga against its decoration. Images: Min-Hui Liu et al., Scientific Reports.</i><p>In a crappy new finding, scientists have discover that a spider disguises itself as bird droppings to avoid predators. …

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Prescriptions Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide

America, we’ve got a problem: More than 100 people die each day in the U.S. because of prescription drugs.<p>America is in the throes of a prescription …

USA TODAY

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Scientists Discover the 'Biggest Dinosaur Ever'

Step aside, Argentinosaurus. There's a new dino in town — and he's <i>ginormous</i>.<p>Paleontologists in Argentina unearthed what they believe to be the 95- to …

Found: North America's Most Remarkable Skeleton

Just a few months ago, a report on the remarkably preserved skeleton of a child buried 12,500 years ago in what is now Montana shed some important …

You’ve Probably Never Used Ointment to Treat Something Quite Like This

An Alaska man accidentally shot himself in the head, then spent the next five days treating the wound with an antibiotic ointment.<p>According to the Associated Press, James Doppler, 43, was handling his firearm last weekend when it went off. He apparently refused to go the hospital at the behest of …

Meet the Human Punching Bag Who Makes a Living by Getting Punched in the Stomach

Thankfully, I’ve never been beat up, but I imagine it must be a horrible thing to go through. Which is why I find this 48-year-old Chinese man’s …

10 Lakes That Are Disappearing or Already Gone

One hundred billion gallons of water don’t just go missing overnight. In the past, it took decades for man-made water diversion projects and changes …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

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Cops Flush Out 'Mystery Pooper' After 'Weird And Deliberate' Defecations On Park Slide

Police in Michigan have successfully deterred the infamous "mystery pooper" from defecating on a park slide.<p>Ypsilanti Police made contact with the unidentified suspect following a streak of what officials called "weird and deliberate" defecations on the same playground slide between November 2013 …

Electrical Stimulation Of Brain Could Induce Lucid Dreaming

But don't try this at home.<p>In case you hadn't heard, stimulation of the brain with mild electrical currents can in some people induce lucid dreaming: the ability to become self-aware in dreams, and to sometimes control them.<p>In the study, the scientists, led by Ursula Voss at the J.W. Goethe …

Scientist: We're not smart enough to be ready for aliens

Can we ever be ready for change?<p>What does it take to be fully prepared for a marriage, a baby, or a job? Or for a lover who's a foot taller than you?<p>Does intelligence really have anything to do with it? Some of the most clever people I know are some of the most dipsy, tipsy loons when confronted …

Study Skills

Beer Trumps Netflix and Sex on Twitter

A new study compares the frequency of certain terms used on Twitter in U.S. states. As it turns out, people in Florida would rather talk about sex …

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Trump Drugs For Severe Depression

For people with treatment-resistant depression, that is.<p>Drugs are the most common psychiatric treatment for depression. But about 40 percent of people fail to respond to this first-line of antidepressants. What to do? The answer to date has often been more and different drugs.<p>But transcranial …

Anti-Anal Sex Lawmaker Steve Hickey Makes His Crudest Analogy Yet (VIDEO)

To say that Steve Hickey is repulsed by anal sex is to say that South Dakota winters are a bit cold.<p>But the Sioux Falls, S.D.-based pastor and member …

British Using So Much Cocaine, It's Detectable In Their Water

What goes up the chimney but down the drain?<p>If you're a Brit, there's a good chance it's cocaine, according to a new study.<p>Scientists from the Drinking Water Inspectorate tasked themselves with finding pharmaceutical compounds in Britain's water supply. They discovered traces of cocaine in water …

Couple Accused Of Having Sex On Church Lawn, During A Wedding, While Kids Watched

We guess they can check this one off their sexual bucket list.<p>A transient couple in Salt Lake City, Utah, were busted Sunday after police said they were caught engaging in oral sex outside of a church, according to the New York Daily News.<p>Oh, there was also a wedding going on, and at least four …

Heavy Metal Lyrics Read As Poetry Is Pretty. Pretty Hardcore (VIDEO)

Who could more eloquently express the goring of a person other than a heavy metal artist? Who could so perfectly capture the true essence and beauty of human suffering and pain?<p>Luckily, Metal Outlaw TV is here to highlight the lyrical grace of metal.<p>Metal Outlaw TV is a web series founded by …

100 Years Ago

<b>As it appeared in the Fifty Years Ago column in the Tuesday, May 5, 1964, edition of the Rome News-Tribune</b><p>The 12th annual commencement exercises were …

African Bird Shouts False Alarms to Deceive and Steal, Study Shows

Drongos in the Kalahari are masters of deception.<p>For starlings and meerkats in the Kalahari Desert, the fork-tailed drongo, a songbird with glossy black feathers and garnet-red eyes, is like the neighborhood dog: a trustworthy pal that's always on the alert and ready to warn you about dangerous …

Carrots Were Originally Purple

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Simple Sweet & Tart Blackberry Lemonade Recipes

<b>If a tree falls on your garage will it make a sound?</b><p>Yes – a giant thud …<p>and it will put a hole in your roof too.<p>So when my poor hubby was out …