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News in Brief: Best Buy Employee Wearing Different Colored Shirt For Some Reason FAIRFAX, VAEyeing the staff member with wariness and confusion, customers at the Fair City Mall Best Buy location confirmed Wednesday that one of the stores employees was, for some reason, wearing a black shirt rather than a blue one like the rest of his
The Onion | Oct 7, 2015 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: Nobel Peace Prize Candidates There are 273 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, the second-highest number of nominees ever, and the laureate(s) will be announced Friday before the prize ceremony in December. Here are some notable candidates for this years award:Pope Franci
The Onion | Oct 7, 2015 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Woman Always Thought She Would Have More Impressive Showerhead By This Age KNOXVILLE, TNAdmitting it was pretty disappointing to still be using a standard, single-function water fixture every morning, local 28-year-old Kelsey Bishop told reporters Wednesday that she had always thought shed have a far more impressive showerhead b
The Onion | Oct 7, 2015 1:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Onion Studios: Health Officials Urging Americans To Do Something, Anything For 30 Minutes A Day Read full story for latest details.
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Onion Studios: The Onions Tips For Succeeding As A Woman In The Workplace Read full story for latest details.
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police rescue Kentucky store owner from large python (Reuters) - The owner of a Kentucky reptile store had to be rescued by police after a 20-foot-long (6-meter) python weighing up to 125 pounds (57 kg) wrapped around him, authorities said.
Reuters | Oct 6, 2015 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Man Overjoyed He No Longer Has To Purchase Entire Days Worth Of Egg McMuffins In Morning WAUKESHA, WIElated upon discovering the fast-food restaurant chain would now serve breakfast past 10:30 a.m., area man Dave Grenwald told reporters Tuesday that he was overjoyed he would no longer have to buy an entire days worth of Egg McMuffins from McD
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: American Apparel Files For Bankruptcy Following a string of controversies including former CEO Dov Charneys alleged sexual harassment of employees and the publics negative reaction to ads that sexualized young women, clothing giant American Apparel has filed for bankruptcy but will continue t
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commentary: You Take Away Guns, And Someones Just Gonna Invent, Manufacture, And Use A High-Powered Knife Launcher Like everybody else, I was sickened by last weeks shooting in Oregon that killed nine people and wounded several more. At a time like this, its easy to blame guns for what happened and call for drastic measures in hopes of preventing this kind of violence
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: What Smoking A Cigarette Does To The Body With the FDA recently pulling multiple cigarette brands off the market, the conversation surrounding the harmful effects of smoking has been returning in full force to the national stage. Here is what happens to your body as you smoke a cigarette:Within m
The Onion | Oct 6, 2015 5:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend