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Firefighter Rescues Ducklings with Duck Ringtone A firefighter rescued six baby ducks that had fallen through a storm drain in Louisiana by luring them out with a duck ringtone on his iPhone.
MSNBC | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Drug Suspect Escapes by Slipping GPS Unit on His Cat U.S. marshals have lost a cocaine-smuggling suspect who slipped away from house arrest in Virginia by putting his GPS monitor on his cat.
MSNBC | 9 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Caf Adds Heartbreaking Little Lunch Menu EUGENE, OR—Noting the new food items in a small boxed-off corner of the overhead chalkboard, patrons at local coffee shop Fairmount Java told reporters Monday that the café had apparently added a heartbreaking little lunch menu.
The Onion | 15 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
College Encourages Lively Exchange Of Idea BOSTON—Saying that such a dialogue was essential to the college’s academic mission, Trescott University president Kevin Abrams confirmed Monday that the school encourages a lively exchange of one idea.
The Onion | 15 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Conservative Group: Gay Marriage Will Lead To 900,000 Abortions In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on same-sex marriage, a Utah lawyer filed an amicus brief on behalf of 100 conservative “scholars of marriage” arguing that legalizing gay marriage will cause 900,000 abortions becau
The Onion | 16 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Baby Has Sinking Feeling He Left Home Without Oversize Multicolor Plastic Keys ROCKFORD, IL—Patting down his onesie with mounting concern, local 8-month-old Joshua McManus was reportedly overcome by a sharp, sinking feeling Monday upon realizing he had left home without his oversize multicolor plastic keys.
The Onion | 16 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Amazon Testing Car Trunk Delivery Amazon is testing a new delivery service in Munich, Germany that would allow customers to order products from its website and have them delivered to the trunk of their Audi car if they are at work or otherwise unavailable to accept the package.
The Onion | 18 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Message in a Bottle: New Exhibit Uncorks Deep Fantasies From love letters to postings for two-bedroom apartments, Europe's Rhine River has transported nearly every type of message.
MSNBC | 19 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Woman Cant Wait To Get Home And Take Off Uncomfortable Persona SAN JOSE, CA—Counting down the minutes until she could finally kick back and relax, local woman Courtney Porter told reporters Monday that she couldn’t wait to get home and take off her uncomfortable persona.
The Onion | 19 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Excited CIA Director Cant Wait To Declassify Last Nights Incredible Mission In Middle East LANGLEY, VA—Barely able to contain his elation over the previous night’s clandestine operation in the Middle East, CIA director John O.
The Onion | 19 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend