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Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes: study NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday.
Reuters | Jul 29, 2014 10:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dozens of Wedding Guests Brawl at Reception Order was eventually restored, but authorities shut down the reception and told the 300 guests to leave.
MSNBC | Jul 29, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are we alone? Top 5 Canadian cities for UFO sightings Every year hundreds of sightings of UFOs are reported, with the number of sightings skyrocketing in the past 20 years. So the question remains: are we alone?
Canoe.ca | Jul 28, 2014 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. social media asks: Who is that woman in black? (Reuters) - A quiet woman wearing a flowing, black dress and mysteriously strolling along busy highways in parts of the U.S. Southeast and Midwest has the curious wondering who she is and spurred a social media site to document her trek.
Reuters | Jul 28, 2014 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Guy Riding ATV Has Really Been Looking Forward To Breaking His Neck On Wooded Trail VALLEJO, CA—Saying he’s been anticipating this moment ever since a friend severed his spine on the same route last year, local man Aaron Carr excitedly told reporters that he’s really been looking forward to renting an all-terrain vehicl
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Open-Minded Man Would Be Willing To Look Past Jennifer Lawrences Flaws JOLIET, IL—Saying that he would be open to giving a relationship with the Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence a shot, local man Alex Robard, 31, told reporters Monday that despite any preconceptions he might have formed about the Hollywood star,
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ExxonMobil, Chevron Locked In Bidding War To Acquire Lucrative Pennsylvania Senator HARRISBURG, PA—With both sides increasing their initial offers for the prized asset, multinational energy companies ExxonMobil and Chevron Corporation are currently locked in a fierce bidding war to obtain a lucrative Pennsylvania senator, sources c
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Onion Poll: Should We Let Immigrant Children Who Crossed The U.S. Border Stay In America? The Onion – America's Finest News Source
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Voices: New York Times Endorses Legalizing Marijuana The New York Times editorial board published the first in a planned six-part piece on Sunday calling for the legalization of recreational marijuana, arguing that outlawing the drug is just as ineffective as the government’s failed ban on alco...
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Assisted Care Facility Hits Grand Fucking Slam With Little Styrofoam Cups Of Sherbet PHOENIXVILLE, PA—From residents’ prompt arrival in the dining room at 2 p.m. to the extended length of time they spent socializing in the sitting area afterward, staff members confirmed that the 4-ounce Styrofoam cups of sherbet served Sunday
The Onion | Jul 28, 2014 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend