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Funny story: Queen Victoria Sells Her Granny Panties at UK Auction

Queen Victoria Sells Her Granny Panties at UK Auction

They sold for $16,500. Not a bad haul for the long-deceased monarch. She reportedly confided to friends, "I had to promise St. Peter a 10% commission in order to get a one-day earth pass, but it was well worth it." Queen Victoria plans future tri...
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Funny story: Voters to Choose Face for Front of $10 Bill

Voters to Choose Face for Front of $10 Bill

Now that Alexander Hamilton is being booted from the front of the $10 bill, the competition is heating up among leading female candidates to replace him. The finalists have been announced by the Treasury Department, and voting by U.S. citizens ha...
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Funny story: Alexander ($10 Bill) Hamilton Holds Press Confernce in NYC

Alexander ($10 Bill) Hamilton Holds Press Confernce in NYC

Sure he's dead, but that didn't stop him from appearing before a huge crowd in Times Square yesterday to complain about the Treasury Department's plans to boot him from the front of the $10 bill. "It's an outrage," he told the crowd, continuing, "...
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Funny story: Twitter Birdies Plan Surprise Party for Outgoing CEO

Twitter Birdies Plan Surprise Party for Outgoing CEO

Don't be angry if your tweets are slightly delayed over the next few days. It's all for a good cause. You see, the birdies are busy preparing for the surprise party they are throwing for the CEO of Twitter, who is leaving his post as of July 1.
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Funny story: Teddy Bears Protest Planned Closing of FAO Schwarz

Teddy Bears Protest Planned Closing of FAO Schwarz

Even for New Yorkers who think they've seen it all, this was a unique sighting! Yesterday on Fifth Avenue in NYC, a large group of teddy bears protested the planned July closing of the world-famous toy store FAO Schwarz. The bears staged the prote...
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Funny story: Princess Charlotte Is Already Tweeting!

Princess Charlotte Is Already Tweeting!

Yep, you read that right. She started at four days old and there's no stopping her. Here's a sample of her tweets: -- Slept through homecoming from the hospital. I was bored. -- Hate my plain knitted cap. Fit for a peasant. Would it have kil...
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Funny story: Starbucks Baristas Study; Customers Squawk

Starbucks Baristas Study; Customers Squawk

Lots of kudos for Starbucks when it was announced that the company was initiating a program to pay college tuition for its baristas. No applause from the customers though. Baristas are so wrapped up in their studies, the level of service has dec...
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Funny story: Martians: Earth Day, Phooey! We Want a Mars Day!

Martians: Earth Day, Phooey! We Want a Mars Day!

The little green creatures have made up their minds that they aren't going to sit silently through another Earth Day while their own planet remains unrecognized. No siree! Yesterday a bunch of Martians held a protest on the steps of the main bran...
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Funny story: North West Blabs about NYC Fashion Week

North West Blabs about NYC Fashion Week

Once upon a time there was a little girl taken to Fashion Week in NYC. Her name was North West. She didn't find it fun at all. In fact, she cried to show her displeasure. It wasn't a tantrum, she had reasons for crying. And now we know those re...
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Funny story: Cellphones Announce Selfie-free Sundays

Cellphones Announce Selfie-free Sundays

Cellphones are disgusted with the amount (too many!) and general quality (awful!) of selfies, and they want everyone to know about it. So yesterday in NYC's Times Square they held a press conference to tell the world that they had come to an impor...
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Funny story: Cartoon Characters Squawk at NYC Press Conference

Cartoon Characters Squawk at NYC Press Conference

Travelers in NYC's Grand Central Station were stopped dead in their tracks yesterday when they witnessed an amazing press conference starring an irate group of cartoon characters complaining about their names. Here's "the skinny" about the even...
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Funny story: Elite Squad of Twitter Birdies Handles the Queen's Tweets

Elite Squad of Twitter Birdies Handles the Queen's Tweets

Shortly after it was announced that the Queen had sent her first tweet it's been revealed that only "special" Twitter birds are entrusted with the royal tweets. Not just any old birdie will do. In addition to possessing a royal pedigree (commone...
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Funny story: Cured Ebola Doc Sneezes at NYC Press Conference

Cured Ebola Doc Sneezes at NYC Press Conference

The press conference started out without incident, as scores of medical workers, hospital officials, politicians, and reporters crowded around the cured doc to wish him well as he was released from a NYC hospital. Warm wishes, hugs, and handshake...
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Funny story: Drones Demand Extra Pay for Working in NYC

Drones Demand Extra Pay for Working in NYC

Sure they're unmanned, but that doesn't mean those airborne vehicles don't wanna have a life. If the drones have to put up with trouble and inconvenience, they expect to be adequately compensated for it. A bunch of them made that abundantly cle...
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Funny story: Irate Raccoon Booted out of Bronx Beauty Supply Store

Irate Raccoon Booted out of Bronx Beauty Supply Store

"No way to treat a lady," the startled raccoon complained. She continued, "I was just stocking up on some manicure and pedicure supplies and minding my own business when some dames, clutching boxes of beauty supplies, started screeching at the si...
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Funny story: Ice Bucket Shortage Plagues U.S.

Ice Bucket Shortage Plagues U.S.

Okay, the ice bucket challenge HAS been a boon to ALS research. But how about the poor folks who are just in need of ice buckets? Y'know, like to carry ice. They're out of luck! There's not an ice bucket to be had. They're all being used for The...
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Funny story: Twitter Birdies Go On Shopping Spree

Twitter Birdies Go On Shopping Spree

"Shop till you drop" doesn't apply only to humans. Twitter birdies, bored with their usual endeavors, have taken to shopping. Boy, have they taken to shopping! During the last few weeks, the best stores on Fifth Avenue in NYC have been packe...
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Funny story: Boobs, Butts, and Beyond! Cellphones Condemn Current Selfie Craze

Boobs, Butts, and Beyond! Cellphones Condemn Current Selfie Craze

The cellphones made their feelings known yesterday at a noon demonstration in NYC's Times Square. A mix of tourists and native New Yorkers observed the proceedings. The former were startled, but the latter merely looked resigned. The natives have s...
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Pirates' Cruise Ship Snack Attack

A motley crew of swashbuckling pirates commandeered a luxury cruise ship off the coast of Somalia and demanded 10 million dollars until the buccaneers dined in the cafeteria and died of food poisoning
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