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Our Top 7 Weekend Talking Points

So what happened in our world this week? Olympic champions celebrated but NBC shouldn't get any credit for covering those celebrations. Kofi Annan quit.…

Free bacon for married couples – If they are still in love

Every four years in the English county of Essex, the village of Great Dunmow hosts an event called ‘The Dunmow Flitch Trials’. This year the ‘Trials’ will be held on…

Tomatoes are Christian?

An Egyptian group of Muslim traditionalists who call themselves the Popular Egyptian Islamic Association, posted on their Facebook page that tomatoes are “forbidden because they are Christian.” The group belong…

Helen Keller Sunglasses – How classy (video)

A Chinese company is marketing a line of sunglasses called ‘Helen Keller.’ Is this some tasteless product pushing ploy or a subtle dig at the current American political landscape. The…

Judge orders man to jail for wearing sagging pants in court

An Alabama circuit judge said it was more about respect than wardrobe when he sentenced a man to three days in jail for contempt of court for wearing so-called saggy…

Tentanic – A first class ticket to camping style

The Tentanic could provide you, and a 1,000 of your closest friends, the ultimate camping experience. The Tentanic is constructed with a scale of 1:2 in comparison to the actual…

We’re all lumberjacks, that’s not OK

Full employment for lumberjacks has its drawbacks. The ‘paperless office’ the computer revolution was supposed to bring about didn’t happen, we are using more paper, therefore felling more trees, than…

Nobel Laureate asked to remove sidearm before accepting Peace Prize

Yassar Arafat was chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO). He led the fight against Israel’s presence in the West Bank and Gaza. He had the reputation of the being…

Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour is a worldwide event that is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and is held on the last Saturday of March annually, encouraging households and…

Large Numbers of Snowy Owls Flocking to Michigan

Snowy owls -- majestic, 2-foot tall creatures normally seen in the Arctic tundra -- are showing up all across lower Michigan this winter as an unusually large number of the…

Man Killed By Train Sued By Bystander Hit By Body Parts

"So you had a bad day," as the song starts out. Well, yours had to be better than did Hiroyuki Joho back in 2008 as he was hurrying to some…

Did Apple’s iPhone Siri tell boy to STFU?

For all the kind and helpful advice that Apple's Siri personal assistant gives out, don't ever catch it on a bad day, or it'll tell you off in ways your…

Rapidly diminishing glaciers threaten water supply

Pay attention, as this sort of thing could hit other mountainous areas that are dependent on glaciers for their water supply.…

Rush Limbaugh: Indians “scammed” us

Rush Blubberbaugh says Native Americans only add to nation's heritage at their casinos and reservations.…