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Real-Life ‘It’ — Creepy Clowns Terrifying California Town

Real-Life 'It' loose in Wasco California

A photographer in a California town taking a page from the Stephen King novel and movie It inadvertently started a terror trend throughout two southern California towns. It started when a husband and wife began a photography project, but copy-cat clowns have begun popping up, and headlines began dropping on social media, terrifying residents who… Read more »

Could Fruit Flies Help Create Tasty New Beer? Scientists Think So

Great London Beer Flood

Octoberfest is in full swing in many communities, so beer can be found flowing freely throughout the night. However, you may also find that pesky fruit flies are also attracted to the aroma of beer. Until recently, it was a mystery as to why fruit flies seemed so attracted to the yeasty aroma of beer…. Read more »

Columbus Day 2014 Becomes Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Critics Call Idea ‘Stupid’ Political Correctness

Columbus Day 2014 Becomes Indigenous Peoples' Day, Critics Call Idea 'Stupid' Political Correctness

Columbus Day 2014 has jump-started a political debate over whether or not it is more appropriate to celebrate Native Americans or the European explorer Christopher Columbus. While two cities have already answered that question by creating the so-called “Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” critics are already labeling the decision as “stupid” political correctness in action. In a… Read more »

Disgruntled Railroad Worker Steals Train, Rams It Into Another Train Twice

Train crash in Mer Rouge, Louisianna

Federal felony charges await a 22-year-old man from Wisconsin after he stole a locomotive, ran it through railroad switches, causing thousands of dollars in damage, put dozens of railroad employees and others in grave danger, and ultimately rammed it into another train. Twice. The Gillette News Record says Derek Skyler Brux was charged on Friday… Read more »

Alaska’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Declared Unconstitutional

Gay Marriage

A federal judge has ruled that Alaska’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. In 1998, Alaska’s state constitution was amended to define marriage as a union between “a man and a woman.” U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess has now determined that the provision violates the United States Constitution. In May, five same-sex couples challenged the… Read more »

Ancient Images Of Jesus Christ Without Beard Discovered In Spain

Rare discovery of pre-silver paten.

Spanish archaeologists unearthed a shocking find at the Forum MMX excavation project recently. Images of Jesus Christ with short hair and without a beard engraved on an 8.6 inch green glass plate used to hold bread for the Holy Eucharist date back to the 4th Century A.D., and resemble similar plates, or patens, found in… Read more »

Bono Boosts Ireland’s Corporation Friendly Tax Law

Bono defends Ireland's low corporate tax rate

U2 frontman Bono has expressed support for regulations in Ireland that some believe result in a tax dodge for big business entities. In an interview with The Observer, Bono defended his homeland’s low corporate tax rate. “We are a tiny little country, we don’t have scale, and our version of scale is to be innovative… Read more »

‘Breach In Protocol’ Caused Second Ebola Infection, CDC Says

Ebola tests on Texas health care worker

A health care worker who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan tested positive for the Ebola virus in the first known case of Ebola transmission in the United States. The Centers For Disease Control are citing a “breach in protocol” as the likely explanation for the transmission of the deadly virus. The Wall Street Journal reports… Read more »

Online Dating Bargains: How To Get A Husband For Only $7,775

Online dating gurus will teach you how to do it right - for a price

Online dating is a big business, expected to generate $2.1 billion in 2014 alone, according to CNBC. But dating websites aren’t the only ones making a profit on lonely people looking for love. There are digital romance gurus who can help you – for a price. The major dating sites quickly discovered that their customers… Read more »

Couple Arrested For Allegedly Getting Their 2-Year-Old Son Drunk

Georgia Couple

The Cobb County Police Department arrested a young couple after their son nearly died from alcohol poisoning. On Saturday, October 4, the 2-year-old toddler’s parents, Jasmin Briana Moore and William Chester Hickson, allegedly gave him a mixed alcoholic beverage consisting of Coca Cola and 40-proof brandy. Authorities reported that the boy was found unresponsive. He… Read more »

Meghan Trainor’s Booty Wins Battle With Nicki Minaj

All About The Bass Keeps Top Spot

Meghan Trainor’s popular hit All About The Bass has summoned all of its booty power to keep the number one spot. It’s biggest challenger was Nicki Minaj’s third place track Anaconda. Officialcharts.com reports that Minaj’s third studio album sold more than 100,000 copies, but didn’t have enough back to knock Meghan Trainor off the top… Read more »