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(2010) Mystery of Chaplin mobile solved

Funny story: (2010) Mystery of Chaplin mobile solved

Those who were excited by the discovery of a "time traveller" talking on a mobile phone in a clip from a 1928 Charlie Chaplin movie will be massively disappointed to hear that a plausible explanation has been put forward to explain the phenomenon.

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(2006) Young Boy Marooned After Hit and Run Bicycle Accident

Funny story: (2006) Young Boy Marooned After Hit and Run Bicycle Accident

A local 4th grader was found alone early this afternoon in an abandoned winery north of Castle Rock. Little Scotty Parker was famished when he was located by police, who had been searching all night for the boy.

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(2008) Russell Brand's 'Booky Looky Wook' is toilet paper alternative says council!

Funny story: (2008) Russell Brand's 'Booky Looky Wook' is toilet paper alternative says council!

Russell Brand's Booky Looky Kooky Wook will be used, as both reading material and toilet paper by Bottywotty Council, in the West Midlands. Local Councillor Arthur Askey said "We found toilet paper for our public conveniences a bit pricey. Then s...

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(2007) Iran Buys Stolen Yellow Cake from China

Funny story: (2007) Iran Buys Stolen Yellow Cake from China

Los Alamos, N.M. - Inside sources at the Pentagon say that Iran is now even closer to realizing their dream of becoming a world power. Chinese spies stole many secrets during the Clinton administration and now they are selling them. Iran has just p...

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(2005) Collector Pays $690,000 For Decidedly Not Sexy Escort

LAS VEGAS - A Houston multi-millionaire who appears to have lost his mind, or at least parts thereof, paid $690,000 at the Kruse auction for an escort. Not the exciting and speedy Anna Nicole Smith variety pictured above, but a 1975 Ford GL version,...

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(2007) Max Clifford to represent Oscar the Grouch and the Cookie Monster following Smoking scandal

Funny story: (2007) Max Clifford to represent Oscar the Grouch and the Cookie Monster following Smoking scandal

Lovable cartoon character Max Clifford is set to represent Oscar the Grouch and the Cookie Monster from famed TV documentary Sesaeme Street, following their recent smoking scandal.

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(2010) Take That Split

Funny story: (2010) Take That Split

After announcing record breaking ticket sales for their forthcoming tour, Take That have shocked fans by deciding to break up. 'We couldn't go on anymore' said Gary Barlow at a press conference today, 'we thought it would be like the old days. You...

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(2007) My New song is the worst thing you ever heard, says Mariah Carey

Funny story: (2007) My New song is the worst thing you ever heard, says Mariah Carey

Songstress Mariah Carey, famed for her 39 Octave singing range has made the bold statement 'My song is the worst thing you have ever heard'.

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(2006) Producers hail 'ultimate reality show'

Funny story: (2006) Producers hail 'ultimate reality show'

ITV chiefs have hailed their discovery of what they claim will be the ultimate reality show.

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(2012) Dominatrix in Frankfurt, Germany, claims world whipping record!

Funny story: (2012) Dominatrix in Frankfurt, Germany, claims world whipping record!

An infamous ageing Dominatrix in Frankfurt, Germany, has been entered into the Guiness book of records after beating the world's whipping record by fifty lashes and then she dropped dead! The previous record was 500000 lashes in 5 days held by US...

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(2008) Chevron posts $20bn third quarter profit, stalks ConocoPhilips takeover

Funny story: (2008) Chevron posts $20bn third quarter profit, stalks ConocoPhilips takeover

San Ramon, Ca - (Ass Mess): Chevron, the world's third largest hydrocarbons supermajor, has posted a $20 billion third-quarter profit and is poised to swoop on ConocoPhillips in a $500 billion merger to be announced in the New Year. 2008 profits a...

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(2007) Playing cards, a biological weapon?

Funny story: (2007) Playing cards, a biological weapon?

ST PETERSBURG, FL.- A Florida man was found dead Monday morning with his arm infected and rotting from a staff infection. Forensics report that this is a game of solitaire gone horribly wrong.

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(2008) Wales Sign Rooney

Funny story: (2008) Wales Sign Rooney

Wayne Rooney, the overhyped, overrated England striker has controversially signed for Wales and will now play for the Welsh national team. His transfer from England to Wales is unheard of in international football and comes at a time when his form...

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(2007) Controversial Show Sparks Tyneside Fury

Funny story: (2007) Controversial Show Sparks Tyneside Fury

Tyneside auditions for the next series of controversial Channel 4 reality show Big Brother were plunged into yet more controversy as police were called to deal with alleged racism.

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(2009) Lance Armstrong May Have To Return Tour De France Medals

Funny story: (2009) Lance Armstrong May Have To Return Tour De France Medals

American biker Lance Armstrong may have to return his seven Tour De France medals after an exam indicated that he was in the same field as South African runner, Caster Semenya. "That's crazy", Armstrong told officials after agreeing to an exam for...

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(2011) Scarlett Johansson the most beautiful woman in the world

Funny story: (2011) Scarlett Johansson the most beautiful woman in the world

For centuries humankind has been asking who the most beautiful woman in the world could be. Some have said it's Aretha Franklin, Macy Gray, Maya Angelo and even Susan Boyle. Based on internet polls it appears she has been found. She holds the cur...

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(2007) "We Are Winning The War On Internet Piracy"

Funny story: (2007) "We Are Winning The War On Internet Piracy"

DULUTH - A lawyer speaking on behalf of the music industry celebrated ecstatically after a key victory in the battle against internet piracy.

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(2007) Now More Foreigners Than Brits In UK

Funny story: (2007) Now More Foreigners Than Brits In UK

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has said in a statement in the Commons that there are many more dirty filthy foreigners living in the UK, than there are fine upstanding pure white Anglo Saxons, says a bl...

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(2006) Kenny Rogers Lets It All Hang Out

Funny story: (2006) Kenny Rogers Lets It All Hang Out

Busch Stadium, St. Louee Loueye, Oh. Woe. - Detroit Tiger pitcher Kenny Rogers has been sent to the showers earlier than he wanted when the St. Louis Cardinals beat his team-mates four games to one.

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(2016) Biden Trump MMA Fight Set For After Election

Funny story: (2016) Biden Trump MMA Fight Set For After Election

Joe "Boxer" Biden and Donald Trump will put words to action when they meet for an MMA match following the presidential election. The Trump campaign has already hired Mickey Goldmill to train The Donald before the match, though Trump has typically...

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(2006) International Space Station Crew Chastised for 'Messing Around'

Funny story: (2006) International Space Station Crew Chastised for 'Messing Around'

Miles High -- Today, the three-man crew of ISS was severely chastised for juvenile behavior, complete with threats by Houston to send "adults up there in about one minute."...

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(2007) Ron Paul Has The Support Of Klaatu For President

Funny story: (2007) Ron Paul Has The Support Of Klaatu For President

(ISWIRE News) - In a special interview with ISWIRE News, Professor Barnhard has informed us that there was a secret meeting yesterday between Mrs Helen Benson and Ron Paul concerning an important message she had just received from her friend Klaatu.

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