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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.
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 5:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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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 | Oct 22, 2014 4:22 PM [GMT] | 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 | Oct 22, 2014 3:55 PM [GMT] | 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.
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Midterm Candidates Distancing Selves From United States WASHINGTON—Hoping to avoid any association with a country whose approval rating has hit an all-time low among voters, the entire field of 2014 midterm congressional candidates is actively working to distance themselves from the United States, source
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: Tips For Finding The Right Doctor Every person has different needs and preferences when it comes to health care, which is why it’s essential to find a high-quality physician whom you trust and respect.
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bear Cub in Aisle Three An adventurous bear cub slipped into a Rite Aid in Oregon and shoppers rushed to capture the cute encounter on their cell phones.
MSNBC | Oct 22, 2014 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bud Selig Awoken From Cryosleep In Time For World Series KANSAS CITY, MO—Explaining that these are the roughly 10 to 14 days each year during which he is not resting in a controlled state of suspended animation, sources confirmed Tuesday that Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has been awoken fr
The Onion | Oct 21, 2014 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giving cop double wet willy lands serviceman in jail A Minnesota man has been sentenced to three days in jail after he gave a cop a double wet willy. | Oct 21, 2014 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend