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To The Person Who's Been Pooping On The Playground Slide...

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 6:25 PM

A billboard in Michigan is asking citizens to help catch the disgusting someone who's been defecating on playground equipment in Ypsilanti for the last six months, Fox 2 reports.

Adams Outdoor Advertising installed the digital billboard along I-94 with rotating messages such as: "Help...

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Centenarians Teach Us How To Grab Life By The Horns

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 2:46 PM

People who live to 100 and beyond collect lots of wisdom. It might be wisdom we've heard before, but somehow it takes on more weight when delivered by someone who's been there, done that more than most of us.

Case in point is a new ad from Dodge to celebrate...

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'Heaven Is For Real' Boy Describes Heaven To Sean Hannity

(66) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 12:40 PM

Colton Burpo, whose account of a near-death experience at age 3 (almost 4) was told in the best-selling book Heaven Is For Real, gave Fox News' Sean Hannity some details about the afterlife in a recent interview to promote the movie.

Burpo, now a teenager,...

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This Edgar Allan Poe Statue Is As Intense As You'd Want It To Be

(2) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 5:13 PM

The statue of dark writer Edgar Allan Poe is almost ready to see the light of day.

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston announced this month that sculptor Stefanie Rocknak's "Poe Returning To Boston" will officially be unveiled Oct. 5.

The piece features the writer...

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Images Of Seniors With Tattoos Will Stay With You Forever

(13) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 9:48 AM

Talk about a lasting impression. Check out the photos below of seniors with tattoos.

According to a 2012 Harris poll, 11 percent of those 50 to 64 years old and 5 percent of those 65 and older have tattoos.

And they tend to get a whole lot of...

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Insane Downhill Bicycle Ride Will Keep You On Edge Of Your Seat

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 4:59 PM

Daredevil Geoff Gulevich has been riding mountain bikes since he was 12 years old.

Perhaps he needed all the experience he could get to tackle this terrifying, now-viral downhill run. As you can see in the video, the narrow terrain turns into an extreme rocky...

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Man Taking Selfie Near Train Tracks Gets Kicked In The Head By Conductor

(214) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 12:06 PM

As the old song goes, ain't that a kick in the head?

An April 15 YouTube entry purports to show a man taking a video selfie near train tracks -- and paying the price.

User Jared Michael posted the video with the description, "I tried to...

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Now There's Video Of Paulina Gretzky's Controversial Shoot

(291) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 3:27 PM

Golf Digest annoyed some LPGA players by putting a scantily clad Paulina Gretzky on the cover of its May fitness issue. Now there's behind-the-scenes video of the photo shoot that started all the fuss.

In the clip, Gretzky, the daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky...

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Dad Gives Sons The Coolest Music History Lesson Ever

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:32 PM

Dad knows what's going on.

Lance Underwood photoshopped sons Taj and Amar into classic album covers featuring the likes of Nat King Cole, Bob Dylan and, of course, Marvin Gaye, the singer behind "What's Going On."

Underwood and the lads also pay homage to works from OutKast, Dr....

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Who's A Silly Boy Stuck In That Coat Sleeve? You Are! YOU ARE!

(8) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 11:09 AM

Dachshunds fit into sleeves. They sometimes make us laugh in sleeves, too.

Watch this pooch turn the sleeve of a down jacket into what looks like an alien snake that barks. It's tough to see the wiener dog inside, so we'll have to trust the...

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Subway Worker Allegedy Writes 'Big Mama' On Woman's Lunch

(25) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 3:58 PM

She didn't order the rudeness.

The lawyer for a California woman who said a Subway employee scrawled humiliating words on her lunch is still waiting for the sandwich giant to institute anti-discrimination training. The customer has threatened to sue unless Subway organizes the trainings for employees.

Allison Brown, 45, ordered...

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This Pot Vending Machine Is Just As Awesome As It Sounds

(221) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Usually you hit the vending machine after you've smoked pot, but now in Colorado there's a vending machine that sells weed-infused goodies.

The ZaZZZ by American Green, called the state's first marijuana edibles vending machine, was officially unveiled Saturday at Montana's Smokehouse barbecue in Avon, Colo., Fox...

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You'll Never Look At A Giraffe The Same Way Again

(24) Comments | Posted April 12, 2014 | 11:23 AM

What a view.

Photographer Chris Barnard's camera got kicked by a giraffe, then provided a shot of the giraffe's undercarriage.

Laughing Squid poked fun at the angle, writing that Barnard's camera "reveals a side of the great creature that is rarely seen by those not in...

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That Oscar Selfie Is Never Going To Go Away, Is It?

(2) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 4:50 PM

The 2014 Oscars' signature moment is now suitable for framing. Seattle artist Debbie Faas created a painting of the star-filled Academy Awards selfie, and it's hanging on a wall in Twitter's headquarters.

Faas took to Facebook on Friday to confirm the news about her painting's new home.

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Drake In Disguise Gets People To Diss Drake -- And We Can't Stop Laughing

(12) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 12:08 PM

Drake donned a disguise as a street reporter to interview unwitting passersby about himself for Thursday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

The rapper-actor gathered hilarious opinions as he recalled phony moments from a nonexistent ESPYs broadcast.

People put in their two cents about Drake "refusing to acknowledge Caucasian athletes" at...

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These Kids And This Huge Water Balloon Are Perfect For Each Other... And The Internet

(5) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 10:42 AM

Take a mischievous father, 52 gallons of water and combine into one funny viral clip.

In the edited version above, pop persuades his kids to lie under a trampoline that's supporting a giant water balloon. The water balloon does as it's supposed to do and drenches...

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Man Sees Rory McIlroy On Danish Pastry, Bets Lots Of Dough On Him To Win Masters

(1) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 5:14 PM

Pastry as a sign of golfing success is a new one on us.

A college lecturer in Andover, United Kingdom, reportedly saw what he believed to be the face of Rory McIlroy on a Danish and bet $1,700 on him to win the Masters.

"It’s got to...

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1 In 4 Kids Sees Porn By Age 12, BBC Three Survey Says

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 3:58 PM

Yikes. A quarter of children have seen online pornography by age 12, and 7 percent have seen it by age 10 or younger, a new survey indicates.

But it wasn't just curiosity that landed them on an adult site: While 21.8 percent of kids "looked on purpose," 37.6...

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Would You Use A Soda Bottle Cap Tool To Fix Your Skateboard?

(1) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 1:06 PM

Well, doesn't this top it all? Here's a Mountain Dew bottle cap that doubles as a tool to fix skateboards.

The gizmo gets its closeup in a video by Colombian agency Sancho BBDO. The clip shows a boy slamming his board out of frustration, causing a wheel to...

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How To DOMINATE In Monopoly, Chess And Other Classics

(49) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 11:52 AM

So you want to own game night? Here's a crash course in game theory to smite your foes in Monopoly, chess, Battleship and other classics.

You'll no longer be just rolling the dice when you, well, roll the dice, in Monopoly. Among many tips, the BuzzFeed video above...

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