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Eden Cut Electric Power Rates 10%... Or Did It?

The Public Utilities Commissioner looked pleased as he prepared to announce the long-anticipated reduction in Eden's electric rates. His audience, mostly utility officials, eagerly awaited word that deregulation had arrived. Scattered among t...

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No Such Thing As Electricity - Latest Conspiracy Theory

Funny story: No Such Thing As Electricity - Latest Conspiracy Theory

The biggest confidence trick of all time was uncovered today as an ex Power Plant Manager revealed that electricity did not exist and never had done. Huge companies selling the invisible "magic" power substance have apparently been pulling a fast one...

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The White House Has A Dozen Light Bulbs Replaced And Is Billed $789.95

Funny story: The White House Has A Dozen Light Bulbs Replaced And Is Billed $789.95

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House had some pretty quick explaining to do after receiving a hefty bill for some work that was done. White House press secretary Cal Colfax stated that he called up The Shocking Electric Company to replace 12 light b...

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People were less festive this year

Funny story: People were less festive this year

As Twelfth Night approaches, less people are taking down exterior lights and Christmas decorations than for any year previously, since the invention of exterior lights and Christmas decorations. "My neighbour always had a magnificent display," sai...

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Nissan to enter Tour De France with Electric Bikes

Funny story: Nissan to enter Tour De France with Electric Bikes

After Nissan's recent announcement that it would enter the Le Mans 24 hour motor race in 2015 if it is allowed to build a car outside of the rules that everyone else must abide by, it appears that they have also turned their sights on The Tour de Fra...

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The Reason America's Oldest Electrician Finally Retired At 98

Funny story: The Reason America's Oldest Electrician Finally Retired At 98

WALLA WALLA, Washington - Shocking Illustrated Monthly, the definitive magazine publication dealing with the world of electricians and electricity, has just done a tribute story on Horatio Byron Kandlekindle. Mr. Kandlekindle, who just turned 98,...

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A Shocking Discovery

Funny story: A Shocking Discovery

As we know, static electricity has been with us forever and has been the bane of many people's lives, mild electric shocks etc. to the funny side of it, when after a quick "rub" on your woolly jersey you can stick balloons to a living room wall. E...

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Legoland Windsor shut after bosses 'failed to pay electricity bill': report

Funny story: Legoland Windsor shut after bosses 'failed to pay electricity bill': report

Berkshire - Officials said this morning a 'power failure' has closed the attraction [sic] due to a sub-station outage caused by recent local flooding. However a mystery phone caller to Radio Free Windsor claimed at lunchtime the theme park has fai...

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Crap Shortage Predictions Unfounded

Funny story: Crap Shortage Predictions Unfounded

Washington DC: The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been funding renewable energy electric power generation utilizing the burning of chicken, pig and cow/steer manure in several farming states. Chicken, pig, cow/steer and other livestock manur...

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Tapping the power of the aurora

Funny story: Tapping the power of the aurora

Scientists at the Gillingham Institute for Gifted Geese have finally discovered how to tap into the last of the great green sources of electricity: aurorae. "Every single day, several hundred million gigawatt of electricity are generated at both...

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Airbags Adding Safety to New Nuke Plants

Funny story: Airbags Adding Safety to New Nuke Plants

Augusta, Georgia -- An electric utility here is building the first new nuclear generating plants to be constructed in the US since 1978. Its safety secret: the use of giant, automotive type airbags to cushion and protect the facility from the destruc...

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Extended battery life for laptops

Funny story: Extended battery life for laptops

Researchers at Manchester University of Science and Technology have discovered how to extend the battery life of laptops by inserting a piezoelectric strip underneath the keyboard. "Basically," said head researcher Tam O'Gotchi, "the more you type...

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Power cut in Dorking leaves thousands suffering

Funny story: Power cut in Dorking leaves thousands suffering

During the heavy winds that battered the British Isles a fallen tree fell on the main power line that transfers power to the small Surrey town of Dorking cutting the small Surrey town of Dorking off from the power grid and leaving the small Surrey to...

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Acton man blames Einstein for parking ticket

Funny story: Acton man blames Einstein for parking ticket

Acton electrician Terry Scrote has blamed celebrated genius Albert Einstein for a fixed penalty notice he received whilst parked outside a greasy spoon. "I popped in for a £4-95 all day breakfast with extra bubble, and got involved in a barney wit...

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'Dodgy pylons' behind UN human frights commissioner's Dale Farm advice

Funny story: 'Dodgy pylons' behind UN human frights commissioner's Dale Farm advice

Essex - Mind control experts today blamed warped subliminal messages broadcast by pylons for 'daft' UN eviction advice to Dale Farm pikeys. The high voltage electricity transmitters are said to be 'notorious' for their mind-bending effects, consid...

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National Grid Cuts Price of Electricity Tonight

Funny story: National Grid Cuts Price of Electricity Tonight

Following the shocking discovery that both Doctor Who and Britain's Got Talent finished its runs last week, the National Grid admits it has overstocked on domestic electricity. The Grid has been required over previous weeks to provide extra capaci...

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Havant Gas Fitter Electrocuted By Water Pipe

Funny story: Havant Gas Fitter Electrocuted By Water Pipe

Residents of a Havant street were still in shock this morning following the untimely near demise of local self-employed gas fitter, Everton Cleverly. Mr Cleverly had been called out to a semi detached residence in Abbey Road to attend a suspected...

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Comparison website crash

Funny story: Comparison website crash

After the news hit that fuel prices were set to soar by fifteen percent in the coming weeks, BBC One magazine show, The One Show advised that all their viewers should go online and get hold of a fixed term contract for their fuel for as long as possi...

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