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1 hr ago | Fox News

5 weird movie cars

Casting directors, wardrobe designers and set designers are all recognized for their work in feature films.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, American Graffiti, Drama Movies, Dragnet, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Police: Utah Suspect Swallows Stolen Ring

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

8 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Celebrity chef Todd English charged with intoxicated driving

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

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12 hrs ago |

5 Weird Rug Cleaning Trivia Answers

Are you looking for strange trivia or facts related to cleaning tips for rugs? For such an oddball topic, there are a large amount of unique facts concerning cleaning your rug.

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16 hrs ago |

Pig rustlers steal more than 100 squealing piglets in daring hog heist

It is just the latest in a series of piglet thefts across the country, which have been blamed on the rising value of pork.


Related Topix: Meat, Life, Food, Pork

23 hrs ago |

Women Hid Stolen Watches in Their Vaginas in Bizarre Vegas Heist

In what has to be the strangest crime story of the week, three women in Las Vegas have been arrested after reported seducing some tourist men, stealing their watches and then smuggling them out of the Encore hotel and casino in their vaginas.


Related Topix: Television

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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In June 1908, a massive explosion occurred near a remote region of Russia that has come to be known as "The Tunguska Event."

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Related Topix: Explosion, World News, Japan, Ocean County, NJ, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

WFTV Orlando

Fake dogs used to combat pesky flock of geese

WSAW reports that the geese have become so numerous at Pfiffner Pioneer Park that their excessive droppings are deterring local residents from enjoying the park's amenities.


The Arizona Republic

Half-ton alligator caught in Alabama sets world record

A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.


Related Topix: Camden, AL

Dallas Morning News

Jason Mraz says dream duet is with Weird Al Yankovic

For his fifth album, sunny singer-songwriter Jason Mraz wanted to make a record with "a fairly low budget and no hype," he says.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Jason Mraz, Dallas, TX, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Katy Perry weird and wonderful

Katy Perry roars at the Scotiabank Saddledome as part of The Prismatic World Tour in Calgary on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, New-Wave, Fun

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man charged with attacking teens with samurai swordMan charged with...

An Anoka man is charged with both first and second degree assault after police say he attacked a group of teens with a samurai sword and stabbed one of them.


Related Topix: Anoka, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Jan's must-reads: Cocktail sketch contest closes; How do you re-think church space?

The winners have been revealed and the best registered submission belonged to David Fox , a professor at the University of Tennesse and a drawing expert of international renown.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, American Campus Communities, Florida State University

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crownEx-Myanmar beauty...

It was decided that Noe's breasts were too small and could hold her back, and she accepted an offer of enhancements, he said.


Related Topix: Burma,


Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Europe, Austria, World News

Country 92.5 FM

Man Finds Giant Wasps' Nest in Bed

A British man visiting his mother discovered her spare bedroom was already in use - by thousands of wasps that had chewed up the mattress and pillows to make a 3-foot-wide nest on the bed.


98.9 Kiss FM

Pair Took Selfie With Dead Friend, Dumped Body: Cops

When Dennis "Nathan" Meyer apparently overdosed on Dilaudid, a painkiller, while hanging out with Chelsie Berry, 24, and Jared Prier, 28, last week, police say the Missouri pair reacted in perhaps the worst possible way: They allegedly took a selfie with his corpse, dumped the body, and then posted the selfie to Facebook.


Magic 98.3 Columbus

Swarm took over spare bedroom in British home

A British man visiting his mother discovered her spare bedroom was already in use - by thousands of wasps that had chewed up the mattress and pillows to make a 3-foot-wide nest on the bed.

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NBC Connecticut

Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

The "World's Largest Duck" was forced to deflate on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 because of damaging winds along the Wilmington coast.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, CA, Transportation, Port of Los Angeles, Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), San Pedro, CA

Offbeat Craigslist Roomie Ads Are Weirdly Appealing

That means that up until late August, Bostonians scramble to fill rooms left vacant by roomies moving on to greener pastures - maybe they just graduated med school, or perhaps they've finally landed that high-paying job in NYC.


Related Topix: Local Search, Boston, MA, Brighton (Boston, MA), Allston (Boston, MA), Home Listing, Home