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John Unger, el hombre cuya foto con su perro Schoep conmovió al mundo, adoptó a un nuevo cachorro

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 2:01 PM

Ningún perro reemplazará a Schoep.

El adorable perro con artritis se convirtió en una sensación en Intenet en 2013 cuando la fotógrafa Hannah Stonehouse Hudson tomó una foto de Schoep y su humano, John Unger, dentro de las aguas del Lake Superior. Con regularidad, Unger caminaba dentro del...

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Jon Stewart: Why Does The Obama Administration Keep Prosecuting Whistleblowers?

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 6:32 AM

Blowing the whistle seems great!

Herve Falciani blew the whistle on HSBC, the British bank that allegedly helped clients evade taxes. Switzerland rewarded him with charges of industrial espionage.

We wouldn't do something like that here in America, right?

Thomas Drake, a former National Security Agency...

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Someone Stole An Entire House In Oregon

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 5:43 AM

A thief made off with an entire house in Klamath Falls, Oregon, this week in a heist that would make Ocean's Eleven blush.

On Tuesday, the homeowner called the Klamath County Sheriff's Office to report that the home was missing, KOBI reports. Moving this log cabin couldn't have...

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Everything You Need To Know About #TheDress

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 4:03 AM

Unless you were in a bunker on Thursday, you've heard the only story more viral than the llamas on the lam.

A photo of a dress -- now trending on every social media site as #TheDress -- left the world divided. Is it white and gold? Blue and...

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John Unger, Man In Heart-Wrenching Photo With His Dog Schoep, Adopts New Pup

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 2:28 AM

No dog will ever replace Schoep.

The adorable, arthritic dog became an Internet sensation in 2013 when photographer Hannah Stonehouse Hudson snapped a photo of Schoep and his human, John Unger, embracing in the waters of Lake Superior. Unger regularly waded in the water with Schoep to relieve...

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U.S. Northern Command: Loose Llamas Had No Connection To ISIS

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 12:47 AM

The military just shot the elephant in the room.

Hours after two llamas wreaked havoc on the streets of Phoenix, Arizona Thursday, the United States Northern Command answered the questions on everyone's minds: Who were the llamas working for? And do they have connections to the...

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Jon Stewart Pulls Out The Big Guns, Unveils '50 Fox News Lies In 6 Seconds'

(789) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 6:42 AM

As Jon Stewart's time on the air nears its end, so does his patience for Fox News.

Stewart literally threw down the gauntlet at Fox's feet Wednesday night, proclaiming, "I challenge you, Fox News, to a Lie Off!"

Lately, neither party is pulling any punches in its coverage...

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Firefighter Claims He Killed Neighbors' Dogs In Horrifying Facebook Photo

(306) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 5:26 AM

Police are investigating a Texas firefighter who claimed on Facebook that he killed two of his neighbors' dogs.

On Tuesday afternoon, a graphic photo showing two dead dogs was posted on the Facebook page of volunteer firefighter Tim Conatser, according to the Dallas Morning News. The photo, which...

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Spider-Gwen Lives! Spider-Man's Dead Girlfriend Is A Kick-Ass Superhero Now

(8) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 2:34 AM

It's been 42 years since Spider-Man's girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, died in the final pages of The Amazing Spider-Man #121 -- a death that changed comic book history forever and was quite possibly Marvel's first admission that superheroes can't save everyone.

But what if she wasn't dead? What if,...

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Jon Stewart Calls Out Bill O'Reilly: 'No One's Watching Him For The Actual Truth'

(285) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 6:10 AM

Bill O'Reilly's ongoing feud with the media about whether he misrepresented his wartime reporting is sad, if not fodder for comedy.

Jon Stewart once again ripped the Fox News host's sense of integrity Tuesday night, but he also wagged a finger at the media for focusing...

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'Brisket Bandit' Strikes Again! This Time, He's Caught On Video

(10) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 5:19 AM

Texas has a beef with the so-called "Brisket Bandit."

In his latest heist, an unidentified man with a meaty moniker stole 13 smoked briskets and 10 cases of beer, according to a Facebook post by the victimized shop, Augie's Barbedwire Smokehouse in San Antonio.

The Brisket Bandit...

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Reddit Bans Nude Photos Posted Without Consent

(7) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 4:08 AM

Reddit officially banned naked photos posted without permission on Wednesday, months after a nude celebrity photo scandal had critics pointing fingers at the site's privacy policy.

Reddit executives issued a short statement alluding to its failure last year to quickly remove a forum that...

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Urban Institute Hacked: Up To 700,000 Nonprofits Affected After Tax System Breach

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 2:32 AM

A prominent Washington, D.C. think tank has been hacked, compromising email addresses, passwords and other information of hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations that use its system for filing taxes.

The Urban Institute released a statement Tuesday saying that its National Center for Charitable Statistics had been accessed...

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Is Snorting Cocoa Powder Safe?

(36) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 1:59 AM

Apparently, you haven't really tasted chocolate until you've snorted it. At least, that's what a Belgian chocolatier is saying.

Dominique Persoone recently introduced the "chocolate shooter," a catapult-like device that propels small amounts of cocoa powder and other spices into your nose.

"You load it like a...

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Daniel Rosen, State Department Official, Accused Of Soliciting Sex From Minor

(53) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 12:48 AM

U.S. State Department official Daniel Rosen was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of soliciting sex from a minor.

Rosen, 45, who is the director of counterterrorism programs and policy at the State Department, was arrested around noon at his Washington, D.C. home after detectives say he sought to...

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Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie Sets Bacon Eating World Record

(47) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Your move, Ron Swanson.

Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie, one of Major League Eating's top two eaters in the world, just set the bacon-eating record by housing 182 slices in five minutes.

That's a lot of pig; Stonie estimates that he ate more than six pounds of cooked bacon, which...

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Is This A Dragon Skull On Mars?

(240) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 10:56 AM

No.

No, this is probably not a dragon skull on Mars, and we're not going to pretend to give it consideration as such. But we can add it to the ever-growing compendium of Things That Are Probably Rocks But Look Like Other Cool Things On Mars!

People perusing...

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Elijah Marsh, 3, Found Frozen To Death, Locked Outside In Diaper

(941) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 10:08 AM

A community is rallying around a Toronto family after their 3-year-old boy -- who wandered into the cold Thursday night, wearing nothing but a diaper, T-shirt and boots -- was found dead near his home.

Elijah Marsh, 3, was pronounced dead shortly after authorities located him. He was...

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FBI Releases Video Of Hannah Anderson's Rescue From James DiMaggio

(13) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 12:48 PM

"Jackpot."

That's the code word authorities used to signal that Hannah Anderson, the California teen who was kidnapped in 2013 and forced into the backwoods of Idaho, had been rescued.

The FBI released surveillance video and photos to ABC News of the harrowing rescue (video above), which showed...

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Boy, 5, Claims He Lived Past Life As Woman Who Died In Chicago Fire

(208) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 9:52 AM

Luke Ruehlman is a healthy 5-year-old boy. Still, he's already had a lifetime of experiences -- he has even died!

At least, that's what he claims. In a bizarre series of TV interviews, Ruehlman has managed to convince at least a few people that he lived a...

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