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American Voices: Arbys Offering Secret Meat Mountain Sandwich For Those Who Ask After Arby’s released an advertisement with an image of a huge stack of meat and started receiving requests from customers, the fast food chain started offering a $10 “Meat Mountain” sandwich to those who ask for it at the cash register.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food Fight! Thousands Throw Tomatoes in Spain In the Spanish town of Bunol near Valencia, thousands gather for what is billed as the worlds biggest food fight. Over 110 tons of tomatoes are thrown by revelers, in this annual festival.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2014 8:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Michael Brown Audiotapes Conclusively Reveal Exactly What You Want Them To FERGUSON, MO—An audiotape released yesterday that purportedly captures the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson definitively proves exactly what you want it to, according to experts.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elderly Lobbyist Always Droning On About How Little Legislation Cost In His Day WASHINGTON—Citing his habit of haranguing younger colleagues about the way things used to be, sources confirmed Wednesday that 74-year-old veteran ExxonMobil lobbyist Hank Foraker is constantly droning on about how much cheaper legislation was back
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infographic: How Do Militant Groups Attract Americans? Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American recently killed in Syria fighting on behalf of ISIS, is not the first U.S.citizen to join a militant Islamist organization.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sea of Red: Spanish Town Gets Drenched for La Tomatina The streets of Bunol, Spain, were awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelted each other with tomatoes during the annual La Tomatina festival.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teacher Asks Students To Split Into 2 Groups To Simulate Ideal Class Size GREENSBORO, NC—Hoping that a hands-on demonstration would help students grasp the concept, local teacher Rachel McKenzie reportedly instructed her class of 38 fourth-graders Wednesday to divide into two groups in order to simulate the conditions of
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unpopular Police Officer Thinking About Committing Racially Motivated Offense For A Little Support INDIANAPOLIS—Tired of being overlooked by everyone in his precinct, unpopular Indianapolis Police Department officer Kyle Norris told reporters Wednesday he was considering committing a racially motivated offense to generate a little support.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Grandfather Not Taking South Koreas Little League World Series Win Very Well WARREN, OH—Following the conclusion of the Little League World Series Sunday, sources confirmed that local 82-year-old grandfather Harold Wright hasn’t been taking the South Korean team’s championship win particularly well.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eclipse Comes Just In Time To Save John Kerry From Tribe Of Island Cannibals THE ISLE OF EMBERS—With the natives’ drumbeats suddenly falling silent as a mysterious midday darkness rolled across the island, sources confirmed that a solar eclipse occurred just in time Friday to stop imperiled U.S.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend