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Farmer Chases Fifth Wedding Party Out Of Barn This Month BEREA, KY—Calling the problem “damn near out of control,” local farmer Cliff Contreau confirmed that the 125-person wedding reception he chased out of his barn Saturday evening was the fifth such wedding party he’s had to scare off
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HazMat team called over skunks Instead of meeting him at the Casbah, it seems Pepe le Pew's would-be paramour decided to meet him at an Ottawa optometrist's office. | Aug 27, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rare, Blue Lobster Given New Home at Aquarium Out of the blue, and into a tank. An extremely rare, cerulean-hued crustacean, caught by a young lobsterwoman in Maine, is transferred to a new home at the state aquarium. WCSH's Sarah Delage reports.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2014 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: Pediatricians: School Should Start Later For Teens So They Can Sleep The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a formal policy statement Monday recommending that schools with teenage students should start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
The Onion | Aug 27, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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What a Catch! Rare Blue Lobster Gets a New Home A rare blue lobster caught off the coast of Maine has been spared the boiling pot for a new home.
MSNBC | Aug 27, 2014 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Food Fight! Tomatina Festival Turns Spanish Town Red 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 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shaun the sheep, when shorn, may turn out to be world's woolliest SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two Australian farmers say that they may have found the worlds woolliest sheep, whose estimated 25 kg (55 lb) coat, if confirmed, could shatter the world record currently held by neighboring New Zealand.
Reuters | Aug 27, 2014 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kids Who Encountered 'Peak-a-Boo' Beluga Whale Share Their Story The children from the viral video of a Beluga whale playing peek-a-boo share their story with NBC News.
MSNBC | Aug 26, 2014 10:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man with 100-pound scrotum to undergo surgery The man infamous for his 100-pound scrotum is undergoing surgery Thursday. | Aug 26, 2014 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Middle-Aged Man Having Best Snacks Of His Life MORTON, MN—Marveling at the increases in both quality and satisfaction that have come with decades of experience, local 51-year-old Doug Kearns told reporters Tuesday that he has lately been having the best snacks of his life.
The Onion | Aug 26, 2014 8:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend