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Trooper Who Did Not Report Duggar Abuse Listed 'Kinki Kids' As Online Interest

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 5:24 PM

The Arkansas state trooper who reportedly gave the young Josh Duggar a “very stern talk” once had a Yahoo profile in which he detailed his own sexual interest in children, according to a 2009 court document.

The Pulaski County, Arkansas, “risk assessment” document, which is publicly available online...

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Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Action Figures Are Finally Here

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 12:23 PM

Bad News: Most likely, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will never be your BFFs.

Good News: These Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures can be your BFFs.

Photo: Entertainment Earth

That’s right, the dynamic duo has been commemorated in...

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Dog With Big Stick On Narrow Bridge Teaches Us The Meaning Of Trying

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 10:45 AM

Sometimes, life seems impossible.

Faced with apparently insurmountable obstacles, it’s easy to feel like you’ll never be able to go forward, to move on in your life and get to where you really want to be.

In times like those, just think of resolute Theo and his big ol'...

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Education Program Used By Duggars Has 'Horrific' Sex Abuse Teachings, Ex-Student Says

(1554) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 4:44 PM

The home education program used by the Duggar family teaches disturbing, victim-blaming lessons about sexual abuse, a former student of the program says.

Shortly after news broke that "19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar was accused of molesting five underage girls -- some of whom were his sisters...

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Think Rabbit Is The 'New Ethical Meat'? Think Again.

(317) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 1:00 PM

The nation's largest rabbit slaughterhouse claims it has changed its practices in response to an animal rights group’s recent undercover investigation, but the group’s findings nevertheless cast doubt on the idea that consuming rabbit is a more “ethical” choice than eating other types of meat.

The Investigation

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Man Asks City To Ban Fart Smells -- For A Good Reason

(1608) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 4:01 PM

A resident of Pendleton, Oregon, has written a letter requesting the city council ban the smell of farts in the community, but he has a good reason to be raising a stink.

Last week, the City of Pendleton updated its nuisance ordinances to cover the smell of marijuana,...

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How Fast Can A Poop-Powered Bus Go?

(157) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 1:47 PM

Is this bus company full of sh*t, or is this poop-powered vehicle the fastest bus around?

A vehicle that runs on cow manure has set a "land speed record" for buses, the BBC reported Wednesday. The “Bus Hound,” which is powered by cow manure converted into fuel and normally functions...

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예술적인 물고기와 지옥에서 온 닭: 올해 가장 쿨하고 새로운 종 10

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 11:45 AM

예술적인 물고기, 재주 넘는 거미, ‘지옥에서 온 닭’이라는 별명이 붙은 공룡 등이 올해의 ‘새로운 종 탑 텐’에 이름을 올렸다.

아래 리스트는 알파벳 순으로 정리한 것으로, 뉴욕 주립대 환경과학 및 임업대(ESF)의 종 탐사 국제 연구소에서 매년 지난 해에 발견된 가장 흥미로운 종들을 선정한다.

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Judge Allows Sofia Vergara's Ex To Sue For Custody Of Frozen Embryos

(130) Comments | Posted May 24, 2015 | 3:32 PM

Nick Loeb, ex-fiancé of “Modern Family” actress Sofia Vergara, was granted permission on Friday to file a revised lawsuit seeking custody of two frozen embryos the couple created when they were together.

Loeb, 39, first sued Vergara in August 2014 -- four months after they split up -- seeking to...

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Josh Duggar Records Destroyed By Arkansas Police At Judge's Request

(1514) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 5:01 PM

Police in Arkansas have destroyed records detailing the investigation into sexual abuse allegations against TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar.

“The judge ordered us yesterday to expunge that record,” Springdale Police spokesman Scott Lewis told The Associated Press on Friday. "As far as the Springdale Police...

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Mind-Controlled Robot Arm Lets Paralyzed Man Drink A Beer On His Own

(56) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 1:26 PM

A man paralyzed for 13 years can finally have a drink on his own again, thanks to a robotic arm he’s able to control using his brain.

“I joke around with the guys that I want to be able to drink my own beer -- to be able to take...

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Jon Bon Jovi Serenades Rutgers Students With New Song At Most Jersey Graduation Ever

(3) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 1:31 PM

Recent college grads might feel like they’re livin' on a prayer, but if they graduated from Rutgers University-Camden on Thursday, at least they got their own Jon Bon Jovi song.

Everyone’s favorite '80s rocker, there receiving an honorary doctorate in letters, serenaded the class of 2015, CNN reports....

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Why This Domestic Violence Center's Pet Shelter Is Crucial For Both Animals And People

(154) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 12:44 PM

A 12-year-boy and his beloved cat have been reunited after a Phoenix domestic violence center opened a shelter for residents’ pets.

When Robert Pressler and his mother, Jennifer Pressler, arrived at the Sojourner Center two months ago, they didn’t want to leave their orange cat, Clark Kent, behind....

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Former Teacher Who Said 12-Year-Old 'Fulfilled Him' Gets 10 Years In Prison For Molestation

(109) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 5:29 PM

An ex-middle school teacher in Oklahoma was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday after pleading no contest to charges of molesting his 12-year-old student.

Brian Drabek, 42, had said during a pre-sentencing investigation that he was in love with the girl and she “fulfilled him” in a...

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Meet An Artistic Fish And The 'Chicken From Hell': The 10 Coolest New Species Of The Year

(14) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 2:45 PM

An artistic fish, a cartwheeling spider and a dinosaur nicknamed the “chicken from hell” round out the list of this year’s “Top 10 New Species.”

The alphabetically-ordered list, published annually by the International Institute for Species Exploration at the State University of New York's College of...

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‘Who Should We Contact In Case You Became A Martyr?' Asks Al Qaeda ‘Application'

(26) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 1:57 PM

An apparent application to join al Qaeda is among the slew of newly released documents U.S. intelligence officials say were seized in the May 2011 raid that resulted in Osama bin Laden’s death.

A questionnaire titled “Instructions to Applicants” is one of 103 newly declassified...

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Water Gun Fights Apparently Too Dangerous For Boy Scouts

(147) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 4:27 PM

The Boy Scouts of America may have no problem kicking out gay members the second they turn 18, but they’ll be damned if they let scouts participate in a squirt gun fight.

Boy Scout blogger Bryan Wendell reminded his fellow scouts about the water gun ban in a...

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Army Vet Who Smashed Window To Save Dog From Hot Car Won't Face Charges

(72) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 1:15 PM

An Army veteran who was arrested after smashing a car window to remove a dog from the hot vehicle will not be prosecuted for his actions.

Michael Hammons of Athens, Georgia, was previously charged with criminal trespassing, but District Attorney Ken Mauldin told The Augusta Chronicle earlier this...

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Cat Adopted By Hero Who Rescued Him From Busy Highway

(370) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 3:34 PM

After a month of medical care, a cat is finally going home with the man who saved him from a busy freeway.

"I've got too much invested in this baby to let him fail," Richard Christianson, who aptly named the cat "Freeway," told ABC 15.

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Landscaper Accused Of Laughing As He Mowed Over Ducklings

(35) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 11:52 AM

A Florida landscaper is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly ran over a family of ducklings with a riding lawnmower multiple times.

Jason Falbo, 24, was mowing the lawn at the Wellington home of Boyd Jentzsch and Laura Gontchar on the afternoon of May 2, the Sun...

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