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New Hobby To Tide Retired Man Over Until Death WARNER ROBINS, GA—Saying that it should take up an adequate amount of the 67-year-old’s remaining time on earth, sources confirmed Thursday that local retiree Ned McDowell has chosen gardening as the hobby to tide him over until his death.
The Onion | Oct 23, 2014 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesd
Reuters | Oct 23, 2014 12:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Toys R Us Pulls Breaking Bad Action Figures From Shelves Toys ‘R’ Us announced it will no longer sell action figures depicting characters from Breaking Bad, the AMC hit television show about a chemistry teacher turned meth dealer, after a Florida mother launched an online petition stating tha...
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 8:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pueblo Indians Cant Keep Pace With Area Moms Appetite For Earthenware ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Claiming that the 56-year-old’s desire for authentic Native American ceramics is insatiable, local Pueblo artisans confirmed Wednesday that they can’t keep pace with area mother Shelly Burke’s ravenous appetite for
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Area Man Released After Being Wrongfully Employed For 9 Years RICHMOND, VA—In response to mounting evidence showing that he never should have been in there in the first place, administrators at KDM Marketing officially released 34-year-old account manager Alex Olmstead today after nine years of being wrongfull
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Curt Schillings Family Urges Him To Finally See Doctor About Bleeding Ankle MEDFIELD, MA—Insisting that his prevailing injury could be serious, family members of retired baseball pitcher Curt Schilling reportedly urged the former Red Sox starter Wednesday to finally visit a doctor about his wounded right ankle, which contin
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 7:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Census Study Finds That 40% Of U.S. Population Is Filler WASHINGTON—Saying that a sizable cross-section of Americans exist solely to round out the nation’s general population, a new study released Wednesday by the Census Bureau found that a full 40 percent of U.S.
The Onion | Oct 22, 2014 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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