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Editorial Cartoon: Sun Burned Read full story for latest details.
The Onion | Aug 3, 2015 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Google Street View Cars To Start Measuring Air Pollution Teaming up with a startup called Aclima, Google is equipping its Street View cars with sensors that will monitor pollution across the San Francisco Bay Area and collect data on overall air quality, a move that Google reps say will lead to smarter decision
The Onion | Aug 3, 2015 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Humanity Still Producing New Art As Though Megadeths Rust In Peace Doesnt Already Exist WASHINGTONSaying that any further endeavors of technical skill and imagination were pointless, experts at the Smithsonian Institution reportedly questioned Monday why new art was still being produced after the pinnacle of aesthetic and creative potential
The Onion | Aug 3, 2015 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Rescuers Heroically Help Beached Garbage Back Into Ocean ATLANTIC BEACH, NCIn what many described as an inspiring display of selflessness and teamwork, a group of rescuers heroically saved a beached mound of garbage by helping the stranded trash back into the ocean, eyewitnesses reported Thursday. We were just
The Onion | Aug 3, 2015 1:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China investigating liquor suppliers for Viagra in alcohol BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police are investigating if two distillers in the southwestern region of Guangxi added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China.
Reuters | Aug 2, 2015 09:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas Man Injured After Bullet Ricochets Off Armadillo The man spotted the armadillo on his property and opened fire, but the bullet ricocheted back, hitting him in his face, an official said.
MSNBC | Aug 1, 2015 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas man shoots armadillo, gets hit in face by bullet ricochet DALLAS (Reuters) - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday.
Reuters | Jul 31, 2015 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Area Man, Woman Each Have Thorough List Of Why They Should Break Up On Standby SALEM, ORSaying their respective justifications were good to go whenever necessary, local couple Mark Wondrich, 25, and Cara Marshall, 27, reported Friday that they each have a comprehensive list of reasons why they should break up with the other on stand
The Onion | Jul 31, 2015 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Officials: Plane Wreckage Likely MH370 Officials are speculating that an airplane wing discovered off the coast of Reunion Island earlier this week could possibly belong to MH370, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft that disappeared without a trace in March 2014. What do you think?
The Onion | Jul 31, 2015 7:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News in Brief: Worker Who Forgot Email Attachment Expects Coworkers To Forgive Her Just Like That UPPER DARBY, PAIn a shameless attempt to persuade colleagues to excuse her incompetent mistake, local account supervisor Casey Collins, who forgot to include an email attachment earlier today, apparently expected her coworkers to forgive her just like tha
The Onion | Jul 31, 2015 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend