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Portrait of an old Maine Coon cat, the same breed as Stewie, the world's longest domestic cat.

Stewie is the longest cat ever at 48.5 inches nose to tail

Stewie, a Maine Coon cat from Reno, Nev., has been named the longest domestic cat in the world by Guinness World Records. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Stewie measures 48.5 inches from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail. The previous world’s longest cat – also a Maine Coon – was

Heather Zeo | Facebook Seducer a Danger to Her Students

This time, it’s Heather Zeo What is going on here? At what point did our schools become battlegrounds where teachers adopt the roles of sexual predators who take advantage of our youth? Oh, right. It’s always been that way. However, the perpetrators today are generally more bold – and a heck of a lot dumber.
Who is Avi Ben Stella, and why does he want to infect your computer with malware?

Avi Ben Stella Car Crash | A Malware Portal?

Don’t mess around with injured kids, scamster When it comes to the welfare of children, there is literally nothing I prize more highly. I am a father, and my children are the most important thing in the world to me. That’s why I find it infuriating that the whole Avi Ben Stella car crash call
It's people like these who voted to evict six-year-old Kimberly Broffman. Not these people specifically, but people like them. You can see it in their eyes. (Photo: flickr.com)

Grandparents Ordered to Evict 6 Year Old | HOA Down!

Let Bylaws Be Bylaws I’m a parent, so I’m going to proudly display just a bit of bias here. If the homeowners’ association at the Largo, Florida retirement community where Jimmy and Judie Stottler live think it’s a good idea to force them to evict their six-year-old granddaughter Kimberly Broffman, I cry for their misplaced
Pictured: A sweat lodge in Hawaii. Many cultures have used sweat lodges for centuries, but they are very selective about the materials used. Image from Flickr.

Sweat Lodge Survivor Speaks | Worst $9,000 Ever Spent?

Will Arthur Ray be accused of murder? James Arthur Ray a couple of weeks ago charged a few dozen of his followers $9,000 to attend a five-day retreat that culminated in spending couple of hours in a makeshift sweat lodge. Three people died and several others were hospitalized. A lawyer representing a woman who survived
A man has a dead crab stuffed in his mouth.

Thousands of dead crabs wash ashore near Kent, England

On the Thanet Coast near Kent, England, tens of thousands of dead crabs have washed ashore. The Huffington Post reports that scientists do not believe that there is a link between the dead crabs and other recent mass animal deaths. Hypothermia caused dead crabs It would be easy to assume that a toxic agent is

Unknown Life Form Found in North Carolina Sewer | Run!

In those dark places There are non-adventurous souls out there who will tell you that there are certain things that we are better off not knowing. What goes into hot dogs? What do your bed sheets look like when you magnify them 1,000 times? What’s all the fuss about the unknown life form in a
A missing pet poster of a cat nailed to a tree.

Boston residents say fisher cats are to blame for missing pets

Reports of beloved family pets vanishing and turning up dead are flooding in at an alarming rate in Boston, Mass. Many families in the local area believe fisher cats are to blame. More than a few people claim to have seen the wild, sharp-toothed, weasel-looking fisher cat in residential neighborhoods, and residents are advised to
A man contemplating public urination is feeling pangs of conscience – and trying to decide whether that outweighs the potential for public humiliation.

Swedish court rules public urination is not a crime in some cases

The Local reports that a Swedish court recently acquitted a 45-year-old man of his fine for urinating in public. The Nacka resident (Nacka is a suburb of Stockholm) tried to urinate without offending anyone, which was enough for the Stockholm court to drop charges. The Nacka ruling brings public urination to the masses Most people
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Chuck Norris: Crackpot Birther

The eyes of a Ranger are upon your birth certificate Apparently, Chuck Norris took too many blows to the head during his climactic fight with Bruce Lee in “Way of the Dragon.” That’s the only way to explain his link to one of the most pointless mass hallucinations in far right wing-nut history. He doesn’t
Andrea Parrish and Peter Geyer. Image from Flickr.

Paying for Wedding with Aluminum Cans | Crafty or Crazy?

More than a car decoration With the amount of cash people spend on weddings nowadays (average in U.S. is $28,000), it’s practically impossible to pull it off without involving a personal loan, either on the part of the parents or the couple. It’s no wonder some people would rather just elope. But couples are coming
A Seattle Police cruiser, much like the one used by the cop who punches a woman on video.

Seattle cop punches woman after jaywalking stop

Seattle police have had a difficult time in the media the past 12 months, and the latest “cop punches woman” incident doesn’t help matters. Back in November 2009, Deputy Paul Schene was videotaped beating then 15-year-old Malika Calhoun while she was in her jail cell. Schene’s actions prompted a civil rights investigation. Now Seattle Police
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Orange alligator wandering Florida neighborhoods

In one Florida neighborhood, an orange alligator is making headlines. Wildlife biologists have been consulted about this new orange alligator. Some are wondering whether the orange color is from a toxin related to recent fish die-offs. Orange alligator spotted in Florida In Venice, Fla., the newest resident of a subdivision is turning a lot of heads.
Is a TV this size for $9.99 too good to be true? Yes.

Best Buy $9.99 TV Will Go To Five Lucky Customers

Other $9.99 TV buyers will get money back Although thousands of BestBuy customers ordered the Samsung Best Buy $9.99 TV, only five people will get the 52″ flat-panel LCD TV for that price. As most people assumed, the Best Buy $9.99 TV price was a mistake. This message has started making its way around: To
A Playmobile play set that enables children to simulate the thrill of going through airport security.

Passenger John Tyner calls TSA patdown sexual assault

Airport security screening is more up close and personal than ever, and people like John Tyner have had enough. According to ABC News, the 31-year-old programmer was attempting to get on a flight at San Diego International Airport. Tyner objected to the full body scanner, then objected to a patdown on the inner thigh (a
A beautiful orange and red sunset. Inset of the sun's new owner, Angeles Duran, hovers above in the firmament.

The sun has an owner, and it is Angeles Duran

When Arthur Schwartz and Dorothy Fields wrote the song “I’ll Buy You a Star” for the musical “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” they had no idea that people would eventually take them literally. When the band Smash Mouth opined that “You might as well be walking on the sun,” they weren’t seriously suggesting that our