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Congressman Declares Obamacare Is Less Popular Than Chlamydia

Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman compared Wednesday's health care enrollment figures to Piers Morgan's ratings, NFL attendance...and chlamydia.

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

False Alarm of the Day: LAPD Surrounds a Statue of Ghost from Call of Duty

Los Angeles Police Department officers found themselves in a rather awkward situation at the Robotoki video game developer studio after an employee accidentally hit their security system’s “armed threat” panic button. The office just happened to have a life-sized statue of the <i>Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2</i> character Simon “Ghost” Riley on display by the entrance, armed with a menacing-looking mock assault rifle. When police arrived on the scene and noticed the gun-wielding figure, they …

So Your iPhone Can Be Hacked Through Your Charger Now

The Georgia Institute of Technology is notable for its tech department, and likely in the future notable for Apple refusing to donate to it. Researchers there have just discovered how to hack the iPhone with a charger, in the process revealing a huge security weakness in the device.<p>In fact the …

30 People From Infomercials Who Can't Do Anything Right

Being a person is hard!

PBS Is Trying To Get Viewers By Mocking Reality TV, And It Just Might Work

“The fact you thought this was a real show says a lot about the state of TV.”<p>A campaign for the New York City PBS station mocks the current state of television with professional ads for fake reality shows. "It's pretty scary when you look out there and see what's on television these days," Jeff …

8 Bizarre Candies Spotted at the 99 Cents Store

The 99¢ Only Stores are great places to pick up cheap stuff, but also the best for spotting the funniest, strangest brands. Here are 8 candies that …

Baby Flushed Down The Toilet Survives After Being Rescued From Sewer Pipes

Consider this humanity at its worst…and its best. A two-day-old baby was cut from a small section of sewer pipe in Jinhua, China, after the child’s mother flushed the boy down the toilet. Sky News reports:<p>According to a police source in Jinhua, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, [a 22-year-old] …

Indie Game of the Day: Enviro-Bear 2000

This is the “most accurate” bear driving simulator ever made. Wanna play? Head over to the official websiteand download the free PC version!

Man with no legs making 300-km journey through Alberta to raise funds for African water initiative

OLDS, ALTA. — Spencer West looks like, and is, an improbable figure. So little of his torso remains that it’s impossible not to wonder how he’s …

Father Of The Year

The things you see on the subway, indeed.

Textastrophe Hilariously Messes With People Who Post Their Cell Phone Number In Public

Think twice before you leave your number on Craigslist or a flier stapled to a telephone pole: Textastrophe is watching. The hilarious Tumblr collects text message conversations between the website’s mysterious founder and people who leave their cell phone number in public spaces. In an interview …