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Tom Tancredo's Teen Traveling Companion Shot Dead in Georgia Convenience Store

Funny story: Tom Tancredo's Teen Traveling Companion Shot Dead in Georgia Convenience Store

DENVER, Colorado -- As an advocate for eugenics, former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo is hardly a trailblazer. He follows in the footsteps of pioneers such as Strom Thurmond, George Wallace and David Duke. But what Tancredo lacks in originality,...

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Pope Tells Charity, "You Go to War With The Salvation Army You Have, Not the Salvation Army You Want."

Funny story: Pope Tells Charity, "You Go to War With The Salvation Army You Have, Not the Salvation Army You Want."

The Salvation Army was founded in 1865. Its first converts were alcoholics, heroin addicts, prostitutes and other "undesirables" unwelcome in polite Christian society. And for nearly 150 years, these undesirables have been running one of the most luc...

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Ancient New England Dialect Extinct After Last Speaker Dies

Funny story: Ancient New England Dialect Extinct After Last Speaker Dies

One of the country's oldest dialects, which traces its origins to before the American Revolution, has become extinct after the last person to speak it died. Winthrop Quincy Endicott Lowell VI, the last surviving heir to the Endicott compost fortun...

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Old Man Potter Saves Bedford Falls from Subprime Lender Bailey

Funny story: Old Man Potter Saves Bedford Falls from Subprime Lender Bailey

Two more financial institutions were closed Friday by federal regulators, bringing the total number of U.S. failed banks this year to 132, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said. Republic Federal Bank was the first casualty of the morning. Mo...

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Scientists Discover Medical Link to SIDS -- Not the Demon Lilith

Funny story: Scientists Discover Medical Link to SIDS -- Not the Demon Lilith

After two decades of work, doctors and medical researchers in the United States believe they have evidence that abnormally low levels of serotonin -- a chemical in the brain that helps control breathing during sleep -- plays a pivotal role in causing...

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David Lynch Slated to Direct John Edwards Biopic

Funny story: David Lynch Slated to Direct John Edwards Biopic

More trouble for John Edwards surfaced this week when a close family friend told various gossip publications that the disgraced former Democratic presidential candidate struck his cancer-stricken wife during a shocking marriage-ending brawl. Afte...

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Heather Mills Disqualified and Booted Off "Dancing on Ice"

Funny story: Heather Mills Disqualified and Booted Off "Dancing on Ice"

Heather Mills, former wife of Paul McCartney, has struggled over the past few years to change her public image from that of an attention hungry, gold-digging opportunist to an inspirational role model for disadvantaged women worldwide. Mills lost par...

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Rising Porn Star Admits to Using Altoids

Funny story: Rising Porn Star Admits to Using Altoids

Up-and-coming porn starlet Corrine Hard was rapidly becoming a household name until she received a summons to appear before a Congressional Grand Jury to testify about her alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. Hard, a former yoga instructor,...

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Enraged Mob of Frozen Americans Kill Groundhog After Unfavorable Prediction

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. -- According to the 2010 Farmers' Almanac, this winter will see rough and frigid conditions where temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation. Significant snowfalls are also forecast for parts of...

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Katy Perry Admits "I Kissed a Girl" About Fiance Russell Brand

Funny story: Katy Perry Admits "I Kissed a Girl" About Fiance Russell Brand

LOS ANGELES, California -- Singer Katy Perry and British comedian Russell Brand have been on the fast track to marriage since last fall, according to reports. On December 31, their engagement became official. Because neither Perry nor Brand has un...

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Bobby Brown Wins Snowboarding Medal at X Games 14

Funny story: Bobby Brown Wins Snowboarding Medal at X Games 14

ASPEN, Colorado -- R&B sensation Bobby Brown left a successful stint with New Edition in 1987 to pursue a solo career, which garnered him a string of Top 10 Billboard hits and a Grammy Award. But Brown's increasingly bizarre behavior throughout t...

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Wichita Lineman Arrested for Warrantless Wiretapping

Funny story: Wichita Lineman Arrested for Warrantless Wiretapping

WICHITA, Kansas -- Soon after the September 11 attacks in 2001, U.S. President George W. Bush issued an executive order authorizing the National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct surveillance of certain telephone calls without obtaining a warrant from...

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College Freshman and Brewing Company Discover Cure for Social Anxiety Disorder

Funny story: College Freshman and Brewing Company Discover Cure for Social Anxiety Disorder

Martin Freneticksburg, a college freshman, found himself diagnosed with social anxiety disorder last September after he pledged to a fraternity only to crumble under the ridicule and embarrassment of the customary hazing. Martin is not alone. Doctors...

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Lego City Mayor Implicated in Corruption Charges, Sex Scandal

Funny story: Lego City Mayor Implicated in Corruption Charges, Sex Scandal

Since its founding in 1978, Lego City has suffered through a history of controversial expansion, interminable redevelopment and what most residents consider "pure chaos." Accusations of illicit gerrymandering -- executed through back door political...

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Cruise Line Announces Educational "How the Other Half Live" Vacations

Funny story: Cruise Line Announces Educational "How the Other Half Live" Vacations

There's an old Haitian proverb: "Behind the mountains, there are mountains." Behind those mountains are smaller mountains. Behind those smaller mountains is an enclosure. And behind that enclosure is a tropical paradise rented out to a Caribbean crui...

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Lohan Donates Private Drug Stash to Doctors Without Borders, Doubling Merck Contributions

Funny story: Lohan Donates Private Drug Stash to Doctors Without Borders, Doubling Merck Contributions

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has suffered from a history of political violence that reaches back to the 1950s when "Papa Doc" and "Baby Doc" Duvalier purged the military, installed rural militias and subjugated Haitians...

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New Research: The Emperor Wore Clothes...But Had a Tiny Penis

Funny story: New Research: The Emperor Wore Clothes...But Had a Tiny Penis

The cherished children's story "The Emperor's New Clothes" is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen about an emperor who cares for nothing but his finery. He hires two weavers who promise to fashion him a splendid suit made from a fabric invisible...

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The Picasso: Brutal Body Art Technique Gains Popularity in Prisons

Funny story: The Picasso: Brutal Body Art Technique Gains Popularity in Prisons

CHINO, Calif. -- It's difficult to trace the origins of tattoos and similar body art -- which Western societies often regard as a form of mutilation -- primarily because tattoos transcend culture and geography. Tattooing has been a practice since the...

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Trump Jr. Says That He Always Wanted to Be Separated From His Parents

That's why he can't understand the consternation at the border with kids being taken from parents.
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