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Welcome to 'Cat Island,' Where Felines Outnumber Humans The Japanese island of Aoshima has turned into tourist attraction with day-trippers coming to see the local population of cats.
MSNBC | 9 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Boyfriend Plans Magical Evening Down To First Detail MANSFIELD, OH—Having proposed that they spend a night out together, the boyfriend of local woman Cassandra Stephenson is said to have planned a magical evening for the two of them down to the very first detail, sources reported Tuesday.
The Onion | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Report: Middle East Quickly Running Out Of Land Area For Violence To Spill Over To NEW YORK—Confirming that only a few square miles currently remain, a report released Tuesday by the United Nations warned that the Middle East is rapidly running out of available land for violence to spill over to.
The Onion | 9 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
It's raining cats and tourists on a Japanese island AOSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one.
Reuters | 17 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Five hundred snakes discovered at B.C. construction site The Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C. has its hands full after 500 garter snakes were delivered in buckets to its doorstep last week.
Canoe.ca | 23 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Amish beard-cutting attacks not a hate crime, court says Eight members of an Amish sect received reduced prison sentences on Monday, following a federal court ruling in Ohio that they did not commit a hate crime when they cut off the beards and hair of fellow members of their faith.
Canoe.ca | Mar 2, 2015 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: A Timeline Of U.S.-Israel Relations A congressional visit from Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu that has reportedly rankled President Obama is the latest issue in what have often been strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.
The Onion | Mar 2, 2015 8:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Stolen Pearl Oscar Dress Revealed To Be Fake A dress that was worn by actress Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards and later stolen from her hotel room, rumored to be made of 6,000 pearls and worth $150,000, was revealed to be a knockoff after the thieves took two of the pearls to be appraised
The Onion | Mar 2, 2015 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu Assures Critics He Still Has Utmost Respect For U.S. Money WASHINGTON—In a concerted effort to ease growing tensions between the two nations, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured his critics Monday that he still has the utmost respect for U.S.
The Onion | Mar 2, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Onion Poll: Do You Believe That Obama Truly Loves America? The Onion – America's Finest News Source
The Onion | Mar 2, 2015 6:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend