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Funny story: Music Chart Overhaul Throws Up A Surprise

Music Chart Overhaul Throws Up A Surprise

From today, the UK music chart is being published on Fridays, and will be based on a new algorithm for calculating positions from a range of sources. Unfortunately, this has coincided with changes to the days on which new music is released, and the...
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Funny story: NSA: "Just assume we're spying on everyone all the time"

NSA: "Just assume we're spying on everyone all the time"

The ongoing revelations about the United States National Security Agency's activities may be ruffling some feathers in the international political arena, but cannot come as much of a shock to anyone concerned. The idea that nations would spy on...
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Funny story: "Hello - have you been subjected to excessive nuisance calls? You may be entitled to compensation."

"Hello - have you been subjected to excessive nuisance calls? You may be entitled to compensation."

Following news that Time Warner Cable has been ordered to pay a Texas woman $229,500 for bombarding her with automated nuisance calls, automated call centres have been quick to include automated call compensation in their repertoire of services. W...
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Funny story: Canadian Balloon Man Arrested - Disney Brings Copyright Charges

Canadian Balloon Man Arrested - Disney Brings Copyright Charges

In a scene reminiscent of Disney's film Up, a Canadian man was yesterday spotted flying over Calgary sitting in a garden chair supported by multi-coloured helium party balloons. In fact it was so reminiscent of Up that once he parachuted to safety h...
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Funny story: Kardashian pics: body-double comes forward

Kardashian pics: body-double comes forward

Following the release of 'those pictures' of Kim Kardashian a few days ago, we can now reveal that it was, as some predicted, nothing more than a publicity stunt, and in fact a body-double was used. And if that was not sensational enough we can also...
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Funny story: Tesco Allocates New Parking Bays For The Selfish

Tesco Allocates New Parking Bays For The Selfish

Tesco announced today that it is introducing new car parking areas specifically for those of a selfish disposition. The designated spaces will be added on to the ends of existing rows in Tesco's car parks and marked with cross hatching. The schem...
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Funny story: Heartbleed marketing gets underway - catastrophe to be announced shortly

Heartbleed marketing gets underway - catastrophe to be announced shortly

The Heartbleed Bug, a fault in the security system used by many Internet sites, has become a major global brand due to the slick marketing used to get its message across. Early adoption of a funky logo and hysterical rhetoric in the press has quickl...
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Funny story: #CashTag - Cash's nametag company bought up by IP entrepreneur

#CashTag - Cash's nametag company bought up by IP entrepreneur

An unnamed businessman has secretly taken control of the ailing Cash nametag company after he discovered they owned the trademark Hashtag™. A Cash's spokesperson said that the Coventry company would be moving away from their previous business...
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Funny story: Four million drivers are now over seventy years old

Four million drivers are now over seventy years old

News that the UK now has more than four million drivers aged over seventy has surprised some, but it is the fact that they are subject to different driving rules which has come as a real shock to many people. The over-seventies licence, which must...
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Funny story: Exciting new Graphene Art developed

Exciting new Graphene Art developed

For the last few years, scientists have been exploring the properties and possible uses of graphene, the new wonder material made of an atom-thick layer of carbon. It promises to herald a revolution in materials and electronics development. Howev...
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Funny story: Regulator to intervene in Sally Bercow Twitter row

Regulator to intervene in Sally Bercow Twitter row

A UK communications watchdog, has announced an investigation into a number of claims made on-line by unknown reporter Roy Turse concerning Sally Bercow. On Monday, Roy Turse named Ms Bercow as a 'serial Twitter abuser' and 'publicity junkie' and i...
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Funny story: Paxman announces radical University Challenge changes

Paxman announces radical University Challenge changes

Jeremy Paxman today announced that there will be some major changes to the format of his long-running quiz show University Challenge. In a press release he said that the programme was to be re-structured to give it a more topical and less academic f...
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Funny story: English GCSE results: Does it effect peoples ability's in todays journalism?

English GCSE results: Does it effect peoples ability's in todays journalism?

With the legal challenge over this years English examinations expected to be pushed through with some urgance, many are asking if a GCSE in English truly has any affect on the quality of articles being written by currant journalists. If the English...
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Funny story: Crisp packet hedgehog "bloody annoyed" at so-called rescue

Crisp packet hedgehog "bloody annoyed" at so-called rescue

A hedgehog widely reported to have been saved after being stuck in a crisp packet in Weston Super Mare has hit back at his rescuers, saying he had never asked for help. The hedgehog, given the name Crispin by the team that extracted him from a rai...
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Funny story: TMZ website shows proof that Prince Harry has a red star tattooed on his rear

TMZ website shows proof that Prince Harry has a red star tattooed on his rear

The latest snaps of Prince Harry in his hotel suite in Las Vegas have been published on the TMZ website, and show that he sports a bright red star tattoo on his backside. The significance of the tattoo is not known for sure, but that has not stopp...
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Funny story: Louis Walsh's new hair makes him look 40 years younger claims orang-utan hair transplant pioneer

Louis Walsh's new hair makes him look 40 years younger claims orang-utan hair transplant pioneer

Following Louis Walsh's surprising new hairstyle as seen on The X-Factor, details are now emerging of the controversial procedure he has undertaken to achieve the effect. And the scientist behind the process, Doctor Ronan Westboys, has spoken out ab...
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Funny story: Maths A Level student uses Banach-Tarski paradox to prove twice as many students actually got A or A* as passed the exams at the top two grades

Maths A Level student uses Banach-Tarski paradox to prove twice as many students actually got A or A* as passed the exams at the top two grades

Faced with being on the borderline for acceptance to his preferred university place, an eighteen-year-old from Basingstoke has written a letter to the university's Maths department purporting to show that although he was awarded a B grade in Maths, i...
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Funny story: Union demands extra second's pay for workers

Union demands extra second's pay for workers

Leaders of the Britain's biggest public sector union have proposed industrial action if employers do not pay workers for the extra second that is being inserted into the calendar on June 30th. At midnight on June 30th, one second is due to be adde...
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