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Deadly Catch? Germiest Places on Cruise Ships

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 2:00 PM

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Let's talk dirty.

We're a bunch of germ-laden conveyors of infectious diseases.

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that the more you're exposed to the grimy, coughing, nose-blowing public, the greater the chances are that you'll get sick....

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Hurricane Watch: Eyeing Little Big Storm

(2) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 3:42 PM

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Wait for it, wait for it.

Every summer during the height of Florida's hurricane season, I wonder. I wonder if predictions of tropical quietude or cyclonic upheaval will validate meteorologists' year-to-year models, the computer-generated guesses I've dubbed "Little Big...

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Cruise Balcony No-No's: Battle of the Butts

(1) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 5:00 PM

2014-08-15-balcony.jpgShiver me timbers!

What is it that turns some very normal people into nitwits when they board a cruise ship? Could it be the excessive caloric intake or free-flowing alcohol that warps their sea-going brains?

Whatever sea monster takes over and causes them to...

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Chikungunya: Stemming the Blood-Sucking Tide

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 10:27 AM

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It bites.

Wondering why a humorist (I loosely include myself in that category) would want to blog about a painful tropical disease like Chikungunya?

Why would I make snarky comments about a mosquito-borne virus that's sneaking into Florida from the Caribbean...

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10 Reasons Why Not to Wear a Bikini

(5) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 4:34 AM

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It's a Boomer. The bikini officially turned 68 this month.

I was shocked, to say the least, to learn that the once fashion essential -- the little black dress -- of my Florida wardrobe was as old as ... well, dirt.

How...

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35 Pounds of Human Vomit Found in Pa. Parking Lot

(14) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 3:01 PM

It was no gag (or maybe it was) when a bag containing an estimated 35 pounds of human vomit was discovered outside a Pennsylvania retail store.

Radnor police said an employee at the Bed, Bath & Beyond store in Delaware County found the white trash bag containing the vomit in...

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Gator Takes on Cop Car, Nutcase Takes on Gator

(1) Comments | Posted May 5, 2011 | 5:16 PM

One moxie alligator decided to stand up to the long arm of the law near Gainesville, Fla., by going head to grill with a deputy's squad car Sunday.

The beast was either dull in the skull or wanted to take a bite out of crime when it latched...

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Cheating Hubby Killed by Hoe, and Mo...

(2) Comments | Posted April 29, 2011 | 5:35 PM

The weirder the better.

It's no surprise that more and more legitimate news sites are adding weird news pages featuring strange stories plastered with sensational headlines to catch the discerning eye, well, for most of us who can stomach the unusual. Moreover, we've come to terms with the fact...

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