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I'm With Stupid: Stupid Is Alive and Well in the Nutmeg State

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

This week, however, we Nutmeggers get to take center stage because Connecticut has had a pretty stupid fortnight.

Nacho Bandit Who Inadvertently Set Fire To Bar Gets Sentenced

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

Khory Gagner, the 22-year-old El Jebel resident who drunkenly set fire to an Aspen sports bar while making nachos, was sentenced to three years of com...

The 17 Weirdest Things Schools Have Banned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Schools have a responsibility to protect their students, but when it comes to things like silly bandz and pogs, we wonder just how much protection kid...

Obese Airline Rights: Canada Court Rules The Obese Have Rights To Two Seats

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OTTAWA (Reuters) -- Obese people have the right to two seats for the price of one on flights within Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thurs...

YouTube Biker Jailed After Posting Stunt Video Of Himself (VIDEO)

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From The Independent. The video in question can be found below. A motorcyclist who posted footage of himself performing dangerous stunts and speedi...

"Super Hot" Chili Kills Amateur Chef

Sydney Morning Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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An aspiring chef died after eating a "super hot" chilli sauce in a competition with his girlfriend's brother, an inquest in England has heard. Andrew...

Stripper's Nude Dance Payment Lands Chicago Lawyer In Trouble

Chicago Tribune | Art Barnum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A DeKalb lawyer was suspended for 15 months Thursday for arranging to have a female client perform nude dances for him in exchange for credit on her l...

Hawkish GOP Delegate Drugged, Robbed Of $120,000 After One-Night-Stand At Convention (VIDEO)

Pioneer Press/Twincities.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pioneer Press reports on the self-described "poor judgement" of Gabriel Nathan Schwartz, 29, of Denver. Schwartz was in Minneapolis last month fo...

Genital Size Argument Leaves Three Dead, Two Wounded

Sify News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Durban: Three men were shot dead and two left injured after an argument between a group of Indian and white visitors to a bar here, allegedly over the...

Palin On Pledge Of Allegiance: "If It Was Good Enough For The Founding Fathers, It's Good Enough For Me"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a 2006 questionnaire for Alaska's gubernatorial race, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin seemed to muddle her American history. Question: A...

Local Town Eagerly Anticipates Arrival Of Olive Garden

Sioux City Journal | John Quinlan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A martini is not a martini without an olive. That, at least, is the thinking of a true connoisseur. And to Siouxland residents, many of whom conside...

Python Kills Intern Zookeeper

The Independent | Eoghan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A three-metre (10ft) python has killed a student zookeeper who let the snake out of its enclosure in Venezuela while working a night shift at the zoo....

WATCH: Monkey Wreaks Havoc At A Train Station, Evades 100 Policemen

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A roving monkey recently wreaked havoc in a Tokyo train station when 100 policemen armed with nets failed to catch him. Police say that the animal wa...

Evil Internets Trying to Hook Your Kids on Digital Drugs: Either that, or the MSM is Dead

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maia Szalavitz

A radio host claims that "websites are targeting your children with so-called digital drugs. These are audio files designed to induce drug-like effects."

Unconventional Weaponry: Man Tries To Rob Video Store With A Jello Box

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A West Virginia man recently attempted to rob a video store wielding an empty Jello box, claiming the container held a bomb. The Charleston Gazette re...

"Ninja" Sighting Shuts Down NJ School

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Associated Press reports: BARNEGAT, N.J.--It's the case of the nonexistent ninja. Public schools in Barnegat were locked down briefly after someo...