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America Bans Uncharged Electronics On Airplanes, Chaos Ensues

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American airlines have always had the strictest of security related policies. People have been frisked, prodded, poked and stripped, all in the name of offering safer air travel. But the latest norm has caused quite a furor at the departure terminals. Passengers are being held back for their gadgets. While this technique might have been… Read more »

The World’s Loneliest Whale Will Break Your Heart

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His name is 52 Hertz, but he is known to many as “the world’s loneliest whale.” NOAA has been tracking the whale’s mysterious song for decades, after the Navy detected the strange whale calls in 1992. According to Alaska Dispatch, naval monitoring has mapped 52 Hertz’s travel around the Pacific. He zig-zags up and down… Read more »

Walt Disney World: Five Things You Didn’t Know

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Walt Disney is a household name across the globe. The famous Mickey (originally Mortimer) creator, who was recently called out on his bigotry by feminist actress Meryl Streep, left his legacy in The Walt Disney Company, a multi-national mass media corporation. The company, which now owns Pixar as well as the Star Wars franchise, is… Read more »

Oregon Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 82-Year-Old Grandmother and Uncle

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On Wednesday, July 2, the Portland Police Department arrested Willie Andre Johnson after he allegedly raped his 82-year-old grandmother. However, his horrific attack didn’t stop there. The 34-year-old Portland Oregon also sexually assaulted his 49-year-old uncle! When police were contacted both victims identified Johnson as their attacker. According to Oregon Live, Sgt. Pete Simpson, a… Read more »

Tornado Wedding Photos A Social Media Hit

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You know, my grandfather told me a lot of crazy stories about growing up in Saskatchewan, but I think all of his stories pale in comparison to the story this couple will be telling until death does them part. According to BuzzFeed, a Canadian couple’s photo shoot for their wedding was taking place, when suddenly… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants In Murrieta To Be Helped By Riot Squads? Border Patrol Agent Claims Obama Administration Is ‘Aiding And Abetting’ Illegal Aliens

Illegal Immigrants In Murrieta Helped By Riot Squads? Border Patrol Agent Claims Obama Administration Is 'Aiding And Abetting' Illegal Aliens

Illegal immigrants in Murrieta are rumored to be helped by riot squads this coming week when the busloads of migrants try once again to enter the city. One border patrol agent has defied the gag order by claiming the Obama administration is essentially “aiding and abetting” illegal aliens. In a related report by The Inquisitr,… Read more »

International Kissing Day 2014: Have You Celebrated?

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International Kissing Day is today, July 6. For some, the day might be a bit of a downer if there is no one who naturally and organically comes to mind for a kiss. For others, it is just another day in the life of a beautiful relationship. We’ve decided to go back through and see… Read more »

Burger King’s ‘Proud Whopper’ Gets Strong Reactions (Video)

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Burger King’s “Proud Whooper” was released just less than a week ago and already the burger is eliciting a wide range of reactions across social media. According to USA Today, the “Proud Whooper” is not any different from the chain’s regular whopper. “The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper… Read more »

Dancing Pit Bull Struts His Stuff And Wins Hearts

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When people think of pit bulls, it would likely be a safe bet that most do not think of dancing pit bulls or even playful pit bulls. But as the video above shows, the animals can be friendly and apparently trained to do adorable dances. According to Yahoo! News, the video above “raises the bar.”… Read more »

Oklahoma Earthquakes Caused By Fracking, Study Says

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A study released on July 4 by the journal Science claims that the swarm of earthquakes taking place in Oklahoma in recent years is directly caused by hydraulic fracking taking place across the plains state. One of the study’s authors spoke with Nature magazine about the situation in Oklahoma and called it “unprecedented.” “‘It really… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Said She’s Donated All Speaking Fees From Universities

Former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton told ABC News‘ Ann Compton Friday that she has donated her large speaking fees at colleges and universities to her family’s foundation. “All of the fees have been donated to the Clinton Foundation for it to continue the life-changing and life-saving work. So it goes from a foundation at a university to another… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Hits $122 Million As 2014 Sees One Billion Tickets Sold

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The Powerball jackpot climbed to $122 million after Saturday’s drawing saw the six Powerball numbers match none of the more than 16 million tickets sold, raising hopes of another run at a sky-high jackpot that could spark nationwide Powerball fever, and a ticket buying frenzy. Saturday’s Powerball game also saw the nationwide lottery top the… Read more »