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American Voices: Toys R Us Pulls Breaking Bad Action Figures From Shelves Toys ‘R’ Us announced it will no longer sell action figures depicting characters from Breaking Bad, the AMC hit television show about a chemistry teacher turned meth dealer, after a Florida mother launched an online petition stating tha...
The Onion | 3 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pueblo Indians Cant Keep Pace With Area Moms Appetite For Earthenware ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Claiming that the 56-year-old’s desire for authentic Native American ceramics is insatiable, local Pueblo artisans confirmed Wednesday that they can’t keep pace with area mother Shelly Burke’s ravenous appetite for
The Onion | 4 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Area Man Released After Being Wrongfully Employed For 9 Years RICHMOND, VA—In response to mounting evidence showing that he never should have been in there in the first place, administrators at KDM Marketing officially released 34-year-old account manager Alex Olmstead today after nine years of being wrongfull
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Curt Schillings Family Urges Him To Finally See Doctor About Bleeding Ankle MEDFIELD, MA—Insisting that his prevailing injury could be serious, family members of retired baseball pitcher Curt Schilling reportedly urged the former Red Sox starter Wednesday to finally visit a doctor about his wounded right ankle, which contin
The Onion | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New Census Study Finds That 40% Of U.S. Population Is Filler WASHINGTON—Saying that a sizable cross-section of Americans exist solely to round out the nation’s general population, a new study released Wednesday by the Census Bureau found that a full 40 percent of U.S.
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Second-Grader Likes To Save Purple Pills For Last FARMINGTON, MO—Outlining his lunchtime medication regimen, local second-grader Brandon Ross explained to reporters Wednesday that he likes to save his purple pills for last.
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Cake Left Out In Break Room With No Instructions MINNEAPOLIS—Leaving dozens of workers unsure as to whether they were permitted to consume the enticing dessert, sources at the offices of Highwood Insurance told reporters Wednesday that a cake had been left out in the break room without any instruc
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Warren Buffett loses $2 billion in 2 days on investments Aileen GraefNEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Warren Buffett lost over $2 billion after Berkshire Hathaway saw its holding in Coke and IBM drop.
United Press International | 8 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mans Whole Job Undoing Handiwork Of Self-Checkout Machine SIOUX FALLS, SD—Admitting that he basically just stands there until one of the stations starts blaring “unexpected item in bagging area,” local supermarket employee Andy Berenson reported Wednesday that his entire job consists of undoing
The Onion | 8 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Facebook To Test Jet-Sized Wi-Fi Drones By 2015 Facebook officials announced intentions to test out Wi-Fi–equipped drones the size of jumbo jets by 2015 as part of an effort to make wireless internet available to the two-thirds of the world’s population that lacks internet access.
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