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(2007) Pavrotti Comes Out of Retirement Will Perform World Tour Again

Funny story: (2007) Pavrotti Comes Out of Retirement Will Perform World Tour Again

Opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti, is being coaxed from retirement and will once more tread the boards of the Opera Houses of the world.

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(2004) Pokemon Toys Turn Evil using Rechargeable Batteries

Funny story: (2004) Pokemon Toys Turn Evil using Rechargeable Batteries

TomCal, one of the world's largest toy manufacturers, has been forced to recall many of its lines of autonomous Pokemon robots from shop and homes around the world. Warnings on the cardboard back of the product read that "Do not use re-charg...

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(2010) Sarah Palin Says Rahm Emanuel Cannot Use The Word Retard, But Rush Limbaugh Can

Funny story: (2010) Sarah Palin Says Rahm Emanuel Cannot Use The Word Retard, But Rush Limbaugh Can

PORTLAND, Maine - Sarah Palin was in town speaking to a convention of The Maine League of Lobster Catchers. She told the league members that they are doing a fantastic job, because she happens to know that it is a whole lot easier to catch salmon tha...

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(2008) Fox News Discovers Ron Paul

Funny story: (2008) Fox News Discovers Ron Paul

Fox News broke its own rules today and did a major story on Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul. The company's chairman, Roger Ailes, explained the decision rather simply: "Now that he's not in the race any more,...

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(2018) Trump's Twitter Feed Gains Sentience

Funny story: (2018) Trump's Twitter Feed Gains Sentience

President Donald Trump's twitter feed has, according to those in the know in the scientific community has gained sentience, able to have its own thoughts, feelings and moods, as a separate entity to Trump. 'This changes everything' said Dr Chutney...

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(2014) NASA Confirms That The Martian Pot Found By Curiosity Is 10 Times More Powerful Than Any Marijuana In Colorado

Funny story: (2014) NASA Confirms That The Martian Pot Found By Curiosity Is 10 Times More Powerful Than Any Marijuana In Colorado

HOUSTON - NASA Spokesperson Trent Timmelfarb has informed the various news agencies that the marijuana that the Martian land rover Curiosity recently discovered on Mars is in fact of a very, very high grade. Timmelfarb stated that chemists analyze...

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(2004) Jimmy White wins World Snooker Championship

Funny story: (2004) Jimmy White wins World Snooker Championship

Amazing comeback kid, Jimmy White, shocked the Wembley Arena last night after destroying John Virgo in a tough 19 frame battle. White, 17, found incredible form to see off the knowledgeable Virgo, 23, and win the World Championship title for the firs...

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(2008) Winehouse gutted as suspected arson destroys Camden's Whorely Arms boozer

Funny story: (2008) Winehouse gutted as suspected arson destroys Camden's Whorely Arms boozer

Camden Lock - (Arson Mess): Singer Amy Winehouse is in a state of severe shock at the news that her favorite North London watering hole, Camden's Whorely Arms, has gone up in a huge inferno that has destroyed the livelihoods of the area's top...

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(2007) Everyone Wants to be Anna Nicole Smith's Baby's Dad

As a general rule, men do not wish to claim paternity of a child outside of marriage. This is not true in the case of Anna Nicole Smith's baby. Since her death Thursday, 146 men have come forward claiming to be the father of her child. As the...

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(2018) Valerie Thighborg claims Julian Assange has disappeared from the embassy

Funny story: (2018) Valerie Thighborg claims Julian Assange has disappeared from the embassy

Last night former assistant prosecutor from Sweden, Ms. Valerie Thighborg, arrived in London to once again visit with Mr. Assange. This week Judge Arbuthnot ruled Mr. Assange’s legal situation must remain unchanged. No longer with the prosecuto...

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(2009) R&B's Chris Brown's Parole Officer Accepts Grammy in His Name

Funny story: (2009) R&B's Chris Brown's Parole Officer Accepts Grammy in His Name

Rhythmn and blues star, Chris Brown was scheduled to perform at the awards ceremony and was nominated for a Grammy this year. When the envelope was opened and his mnmae was read as one of the night's big winners, the overvoice announced: "Accept...

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(2005) Guinness Challenges Four-Year-Old Boy's Driving Claim

Funny story: (2005) Guinness Challenges Four-Year-Old Boy's Driving Claim

LONDON - Guinness World Records has challenged a four-year-old boy's claim that he is the youngest person ever to take his mother's car and drive it to a video store in the middle of the night. "Our preliminary investigation suggests that this lad ma...

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(2004) Grammy's Shocking Moments Censored by CBS

Funny story: (2004) Grammy's Shocking Moments Censored by CBS

In the wake of the scandal surrounding the revelation of Janet Jackson's right breast by fellow pop icon Justin Timberlake at last week's Superbowl halftime show, CBS had announced that on it's 46th annual Grammy Awards telecast, it would...

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(2007) Chocolatier Willie Wonka Decides Not To Give Away Factory

Funny story: (2007) Chocolatier Willie Wonka Decides Not To Give Away Factory

World famous chocolate maker Willie Wonka has decided not to give his factory to Charlie Bucket, as was previously announced. Charlie won a golden ticket, along with several other children, and was given the opportunity to tour the secret factory ba...

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(2008) Yoko Ono outed as mother of tribute con artist known as Michael Jackson

Funny story: (2008) Yoko Ono outed as mother of tribute con artist known as Michael Jackson

California - (Preposterous Mess): Jumped up nonentity Yoko Ono Lennon has been outed by CIA archives as the mother of the tribute con artist masquerading as Michael Jackson.

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(2011) Amazing New Research Results

Funny story: (2011) Amazing New Research Results

The eyes of cattle may reveal signs of neurological disorders such as mad cow disease, say scientists. Researchers, led from Iowa State University, US, examined the retinas of sheep infected with scrapie - a disease similar to BSE, or mad cow dise...

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(2017) North Korean DIC-tator Kim Jong-Un Starting to Affect Gravity

Funny story: (2017) North Korean DIC-tator Kim Jong-Un Starting to Affect Gravity

Science Town, USA Scientists announced today that something in North Korea is beginning to affect Earth's gravity. "We are sure the object causing the irregularity is North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-Un. He has continued to expand as he gains weig...

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(2007) Shah Rukh Khan Refuses Madame Tussaud

Funny story: (2007) Shah Rukh Khan Refuses Madame Tussaud

SRK has refused Madam T's invitation to make his wax statue. It was his dream that one day, his wax statue would be made by Madame T. He was very excited to go and get his wax replica done, he ev...

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(2017) Trump to moon the Moon

Funny story: (2017) Trump to moon the Moon

Trump Wall, AZ - During a ground-breaking ceremony speech today, Trump outlined his goals for NASA. Local reporters are scratching their heads trying to see what the details of the Trump space program have to do with the wall or anything for that mat...

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(2009) Court orders Madoff to Zimbabwe

Funny story: (2009) Court orders Madoff to Zimbabwe

Ponzi scheme master Bernard Madoff and his attorney have reached an agreement with the Federal District Court in Detroit today that deports the financial genius to Zimbabwe, Africa. Prosecutors and Madoff's attorney negotiated the plea agreement at a...

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(2009) Woody Allen to Release Vicki, Christina, Barcelona, Syphilis

Funny story: (2009) Woody Allen to Release Vicki, Christina, Barcelona, Syphilis

Woody Allen is working on a sequel to his wildly popular sex pilgrimmage to Gaudi's cathedral: Vicki, Christina, Barcelona. Allen the great film author is rumored to have gotten the idea while recovery from a case of syphilis while on location in...

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(2011) Christina Aguilera suspected as member of Al-Qaida

In late-breaking news, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has issued orders to have singer Christina Aguilera detained, and proffered for transportation to "Club Guantanimo Bay", for an official interview. This, due to the most suspicious nature...

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Wallis Simpson And Meghan Markle

Somewhere in heaven, Wallis Simpson is smiling and applauding Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry: an American, an actress and a divorcee. Wow! Everything else is just sparkle. Smart guy, Harry.
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