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Family Kicked Off Plane for Unruly Two-Year-Old Speaks Out
Last month, two-year-old Natalie was getting ready to take off on a JetBlue flight with her parents and her sister from Turks and Caicos to Boston. As two-year-olds are wont to do, little Natalie started to throw a fit. After about five minutes of some pretty intense screaming, Dr. Colette Vieau and…
Purchase the Town of Pray, MT for $1.4 Million!
I remember building small towns out of Legos or building blocks as a kid. Generally that city would end up smashed because the most fun I could have with a fictitious town was to destroy it. Now is the chance for anyone with $1.4 million to own a real life town here in Montana! Hopefully the new own…
New Condoms Let You Brag Online About Using Them
You’ve probably heard of the social media check-in site Foursquare. All those “I’m the mayor of Burger King!” posts can be annoying, but there’s another site whose updates may be far more interesting — because it lets …
Things You Might Not Know About Leap Day
We have Feb. 29th — otherwise known as Leap Day — every four years to make up for the fact that the Earth doesn’t circle the sun in exactly 365 days. Without that occasional extra day thrown in, our entire calendar and its corresponding seasons would eventually be way off and we’d be celebrating Chr…
Where Does the Phrase ‘Paint the Town Red’ Come From?
When you hit the streets and tell everyone you’re gonna “paint the town red,” what you really mean to say is that you and your compadres are planning a no holds barred evening (and maybe early morning) of heavy drinking, dancing and all around bacchanalian…
Does This Chicken McNugget Look Like George Washington?
The last time people were comparing the way something looks to George Washington, that something was disgraced swindler Bernie Madoff. And, really, the father our country deserves a much better doppelganger.
Cue Chicken McNugget George Washington, who a woman in Sioux City, Iowa bought…
Row Team Takes Off Clothes, Breaks World Record
An all-female group of British rowers proved that some things are just easier when you’re naked. The five adventurous ladies paddled their way across the Atlantic Ocean sans clothing in 45 days, breaking the previous world record (for speed, not the being nude part) in the process.

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