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Funny story: Nina Dobrev will quit Vampire Diaries if she has to kiss Ian Somerhalder again: Wait, what?

Nina Dobrev will quit Vampire Diaries if she has to kiss Ian Somerhalder again: Wait, what?

Actress Nina Dobrev has threatened to quit the CW hit show, The Vampire Diaries, if she has to shoot another kissing scene with Ian Somerhalder. Despite all the online rumors that claim Nina and Ian are dating, Nina Dobrev set the record straight to...

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Funny story: iPhone 5 features leaked

iPhone 5 features leaked

The much anticipated iPhone 5 has to be special, with the rest of the smart phone market catching up to the Apple flagship and in some cases overtaking it. "We've been examining Apple patents," said Mac Buck, editor of App World! magazine. "For a...

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Funny story: $15 Trillion Super Bowl Bet Would Wipe Out The National Debt

$15 Trillion Super Bowl Bet Would Wipe Out The National Debt

Indianapolis -- Congress is gambling that a determined group of Patriots can again save the United States from collapse. The lawmakers are betting $15 trillion that the New England Patriots will defeat the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. "If N...

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Funny story: It's Official! X-Factor's Rachel Crow and Drew Ryniewicz To Tour With Selena Gomez And Demi Lovato

It's Official! X-Factor's Rachel Crow and Drew Ryniewicz To Tour With Selena Gomez And Demi Lovato

HOLLYWOOD - A spokesperson for Selena Gomez has just announced an upcoming concert tour that will feature Gomez, Demi Lovato, and two of this year's youngest X-Factor contestants Rachel Crow, 13, and Drew Ryniewicz, 14. The 37-city tour is being p...

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Funny story: 'Reverse Bonus Checks' Drain Wall Street Bank Accounts

'Reverse Bonus Checks' Drain Wall Street Bank Accounts

New York -- The global economic crisis has finally caught up with Wall Street insiders who triggered it. They are discovering that their traditional year-end compensation is lowering the balance on their bank accounts, rather than raising it. "The...

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Funny story: Some Newly Approved State License Plate Slogans

Some Newly Approved State License Plate Slogans

The United States Commission on State License Plate Slogan Approval has just granted ten states permission to change their vehicular license plate slogans for 2013. The executive director of TUSCOSLPSA Winnie Leona "Tags" Tagliobissi stated that they had to reject the slogans of two states and ask that they submit a secondary entry. The commission rejected Arizona's slogan "The Non-Hola Stat...

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Funny story: Why In The World Did "Hell On Wheels" Kill Off One Of Its Most Popular Characters?

Why In The World Did "Hell On Wheels" Kill Off One Of Its Most Popular Characters?

HOLLYWOOD - Reports are that AMC has received tons of letters, emails, text messages, tweets, and phone calls asking what in the world the writers of the hit western Hell On Wheels were thinking when they killed off one of the shows most well-liked a...

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Funny story: George Clooney Shocker: He Finds A Baby Name Book In Girlfriend Stacy Keibler's Purse

George Clooney Shocker: He Finds A Baby Name Book In Girlfriend Stacy Keibler's Purse

LOS ANGELES - George Clooney, 51, and Stacy Keibler, 32, have now been an item for ten months. Clooney recently met with Pico de Gallo of Tittle Tattle Tonight at The Vicious Guppy Seafood Diner in Marina Del Rey. Clooney confided in de Gallo t...

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Funny story: Teen sentenced to ten years in church chooses Church of Satan

Teen sentenced to ten years in church chooses Church of Satan

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma (ABSNN) - When Oklahoma District Judge Mike Norman sentenced a teenaged youth who caused his friend's death in a car crash to church for ten years, he likely thought the boy would choose an evangelical church like the Nazarenes or...

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Funny story: Angelina Jolie Explains Her Upskirt Photos

Angelina Jolie Explains Her Upskirt Photos

NEW YORK CITY - Angelina Jolie was in New York City on a promotional tour for her brand new line of perfume named Scent of Jolie. As the actress was getting out of a cab in downtown Manhattan several members of the Big Apple paparazzi managed to s...

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Funny story: A List of 10 Little Known Facts About David Letterman

A List of 10 Little Known Facts About David Letterman

David Letterman has stated that the greatest late night talk show host of all time was Johnny Carson. He pointed out that Johnny is without a doubt the best even though Jay "The Chinmaster" Leno thinks that he is. David has gone on record as saying that Leno and him both learned 90 percent of what they know about being late night TV talk show hosts from the great Johnny Carson. He then adde...

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Funny story: The List of Ten Little Known Facts About Taylor Swift

The List of Ten Little Known Facts About Taylor Swift

The 22-year-old country singer Taylor Alison Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and oddly enough she has said that in school her favorite subject was reading. Over the years there has been widespread speculation as to who Taylor Swift was named after. Some news publications and agencies have stated that she was named after Elizabeth Taylor. Others have said that she was named after come...

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Funny story: Super Bowl Controversy: National Anthem Will Be Replaced with a Dodge Ad

Super Bowl Controversy: National Anthem Will Be Replaced with a Dodge Ad

Indianapolis -- Football fans watching Super Bowl XLVI can remain seated during the pregame ceremonies this year, because the singing of The Star-Spangled Banner will be preempted by a television commercial for Dodge trucks. "At $7 million a minut...

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Funny story: New Greek Threat: More Credit for Us Or No More Gyros for You

New Greek Threat: More Credit for Us Or No More Gyros for You

Athens -- Facing a debt burden that could enslave its citizens for decades to come, Greece has gone on the offensive, declaring it will halt the production of gyros worldwide if it's not given a larger line of credit. "Go ahead and laugh, but I ca...

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Funny story: The List of Ten Television Reality Shows That Were Rejected For 2012

The List of Ten Television Reality Shows That Were Rejected For 2012

HOLLYWOOD - The Television Coalition For Reality Show Development has just announced ten shows that have been rejected for 2012. Armstrong Jimmy Pennypocket senior executive director in charge of TTCFRSD, or TTC as it is known for short, stated that every year they are literally sent hundreds of reality show videos that producers hope get picked up. Pennypocket noted that usually TTC is righ...

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Funny story: Ann Coulter shows her tits on Fox News...no one notices!

Ann Coulter shows her tits on Fox News...no one notices!

FOX NEWS NATION - Republican pin up girl, Ann Coulter, flashed her breastesesses (ahem) on the Fox News Sunday program. The panel of six well known conservative pundits were talking about Obama's embassy staff's cowardly apologies to the A-rab terr...

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Funny story: A List of 10 Books That Were Rejected By Motion Picture Studios

A List of 10 Books That Were Rejected By Motion Picture Studios

The majority of motion pictures start off as books. When Margaret Mitchell wrote her Civil War classic Gone With The Wind, she had no idea that Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh would be uttering the words that she wrote in their 1936, War Between The States epic movie Gone With The Wind. When L. Frank Baum wrote the Wizard of Oz he never envisioned that one day there would be dozens of little dwarf...

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Funny story: Congress Strikes Back: Gives Taxpayers a 4% Approval Rating

Congress Strikes Back: Gives Taxpayers a 4% Approval Rating

Washington -- Still stinging from the lowly 10% approval rating it received from the American public, Congress has taken revenge, bestowing a measly four percent approval rating on taxpaying citizens. "Taxpayers are doing a terrible job of providi...

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Funny story: Texas Nude Maid Service Being Looked Into By The Texas Rangers

Texas Nude Maid Service Being Looked Into By The Texas Rangers

LUBBOCK - The Texas panhandle city of Lubbock is noted for sorghum, tumbleweeds, prairie dogs, Texas Tech University, and for being the birthplace of Buddy Holly. But today, it is making national and international headlines due to the fact that T...

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Funny story: The World's Most Famous Pizza Mascot Fired!

The World's Most Famous Pizza Mascot Fired!

IRVING, Texas - Chuck E. Cheese's mascot, the giant, hideous-looking rodent has been shooed out the front door. After 35 years of being the official spokesrat for one of America's leading children's pizza establishments Chuck E. will join the rank...

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Funny story: Taylor Swift Halts Her Concert After Two Jerks Hit Her Guitar With Red Laser Beams

Taylor Swift Halts Her Concert After Two Jerks Hit Her Guitar With Red Laser Beams

GREEN BAY - Taylor Swift was in the middle of her concert performance at The Cheddar Cheese Convention Center in Green Bay when she suddenly stopped singing and playing in the middle of a song. The 22-year-old country songstress had just gone into...

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Funny story: Republicans Battle Over How Far To Turn Back The Clock

Republicans Battle Over How Far To Turn Back The Clock

Crossroads, South Carolina -- Despite their endless bickering, the Republican presidential candidates all agree that they would like to take the nation back to a more gentler and prosperous era. But they have very different views on what point in Am...

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Funny story: Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Say That Taylor Swift's Hauntingly Beautiful Song "Safe And Sound" Is Their Favorite Song

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Say That Taylor Swift's Hauntingly Beautiful Song "Safe And Sound" Is Their Favorite Song

CANCUN, Mexico - The two stars of the hit show The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were recently down in Cancun, Mexico taking a much needed break from all of the hustle and bustle of LaLaLand. Dobrev and Somerhalder stayed at the...

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Funny story: Birth Certificate Reveals Rick Santorum To Be The Son of God

Birth Certificate Reveals Rick Santorum To Be The Son of God

Washington, DC -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has declared his campaign to be "The Second Coming," after learning that his birth certificate identifies him as the Son of God. "I thought I might be related to Superman," Santorum...

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Funny story: The Stars of The Vampire Diaries Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev Address The Skinny Dipping Rumors

The Stars of The Vampire Diaries Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev Address The Skinny Dipping Rumors

CATALINA ISLAND, California - Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev flew over to Catalina Island to get a much needed break from the hectic pace of the place called LaLaLand. The couple has been extremely busy filming Vampire Diaries and working as much...

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Funny story: Ten Little Known Facts About Tonight Show Host Jay Leno

Ten Little Known Facts About Tonight Show Host Jay Leno

Jay Leno says that he loves hosting The Tonight Show so much that he plans on doing it when he is well into his 80s even if he has to do the stand up monologue using a walker. He recently told Carolina Chipotle of Bedroom Pillow Talk that if he is ever fired by NBC that he would possibly consider burning down The Tonight Show studio. Leno acknowledged that he knows it will probably mean that...

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Funny story: LA DA says 'Bieber too big a pussy to have hurt a guy in a fight last May'

LA DA says 'Bieber too big a pussy to have hurt a guy in a fight last May'

LOS ANGELES, California (ABSNN) - The LA County District Attorney's office declined to charge "tween star" Justine Bieber, 18, for a "fight" he had with a photographer last May. According to an Assistant District Attorney, "In all seriousness, we c...

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Funny story: One Direction lined up for the 2013 Eurovision song contest

One Direction lined up for the 2013 Eurovision song contest

Reality Show Pop Stars, One Direction, have been lined up to represent the UK in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. "We had to act fast," said Sebastian Coe, who has been appointed to make sure that Britain win in 2013 after several years of abject...

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Funny story: All Sent Items: To Katie1988 From SteveTheMan

All Sent Items: To Katie1988 From SteveTheMan

To: Katie1988@topmail.com From: SteveTheMan@talktalc.co.uk Hi Katie - it was so nice to finally meet you! After exchanging all those emails about family trees and both being new to the whole ancestry thing it was handy to exchange ideas. I've found a few more distant relatives on my Dad's side, so my tree is beginning to fill out now. How are you getting on? Maybe we could meet up again to c...

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Funny story: McDonald's Happy Meal Box Survives for 20,000 Years

McDonald's Happy Meal Box Survives for 20,000 Years

When remnants of a 20,000-year-old kitchen were discovered recently in China, it was hailed as a major find. Researchers combed the site, thinking they might come across some leftover Chicken Chow Mein or perhaps some fortune cookies. No luck.

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Funny story: President Obama Tells Vice-President Joe Biden He Has To Do More Around The White House Or He May Be Put On Probation

President Obama Tells Vice-President Joe Biden He Has To Do More Around The White House Or He May Be Put On Probation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A highly reliable, unnamed, inside White House source has revealed that President Obama recently had a heart-to-heart meeting with Vice-President Joe Biden. According to the source, it is really no secret at the White House that...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Are Overheard Talking About Possibly Eloping

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Are Overheard Talking About Possibly Eloping

CHATTANOOGA - Selena Gomez had just watched her boyfriend Justin Bieber perform at a sold-out concert at The Ooh La La Convention Center in Chattanooga. After the concert, the couple met backstage with Taffeta Kixx of iRumors. She asked the couple...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber and Girlfriend Selena Gomez Announce Plans To Build A 40 Ride Amusement Theme Park

Justin Bieber and Girlfriend Selena Gomez Announce Plans To Build A 40 Ride Amusement Theme Park

TARZANA - Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez recently spoke with Fuchsia Garfunkel a reporter with The Cucamonga Chit Chat Chronicle. The very happy couple announced plans for a brand new amusement theme park that they have been talking about since la...

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Funny story: Mitt Romney Gets Outsmarted By A Blue-Haired 98-Year-Old Woman In A Walker

Mitt Romney Gets Outsmarted By A Blue-Haired 98-Year-Old Woman In A Walker

MILWAUKEE - GOP presidential front runner Mitt Romney was in Milwaukee speaking at a meeting of The Hops and Malt Adders at the Old Milwaukee Brewery. Romney told the crowd that when he is elected president he will see to it that more beer breweri...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez To Star In The Movie Musical "The Etch A Sketch Chronicles"

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez To Star In The Movie Musical "The Etch A Sketch Chronicles"

LOS ANGELES - It has just been announced to the Hollywood entertainment media that Sky Castle Pictures in association with Lions Face Films will soon begin production on the Durango Grundyweather musical The Etch A Sketch Chronicles. Mr. Grundywea...

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Funny story: Bubba Watson, Dr. Watson, and IBM Computer Watson Star in New TV Show

Bubba Watson, Dr. Watson, and IBM Computer Watson Star in New TV Show

It's a Reality Show. Its name, you ask? The Three Watsons, of course! Early reports say that the three celebs are having a difficult time getting along with each other. No problem, experts say, as controversy fuels Reality TV. But maybe not...

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Funny story: Kaley Cuoco to quit Big Bang for physics

Kaley Cuoco to quit Big Bang for physics

It was the news that went off like an thermonuclear device around Hollywood. Kaley Cuoco, actress who plays Penny on the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory has announced her intention to quit the show at the end of it's current season. It is the re...

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Funny story: Angelina Jolie Wants Custody of Michael Jackson's Kids

Angelina Jolie Wants Custody of Michael Jackson's Kids

NEW YORK CITY - Angelina Jolie has made it known that she would like to adopt Michael Jackson's children Paris, Prince, and Blanket. Jolie and her fiancé Brad Pitt already have six children but the actress stressed that Kate Gosselin has eight and...

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Funny story: Monkey Found in Ikea Parking Lot Is Toronto Entrepreneur

Monkey Found in Ikea Parking Lot Is Toronto Entrepreneur

This was monkey business, with a capital B. Turns out Darwin (yep, that's the monkey's name), who was wearing a shearling coat as he roamed the parking lot, was doing some modeling for his clothing business, which -- you guessed it -- manufactur...

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Funny story: International Space Station picks up SOS signal from missing 'alien lake' drilling crew

International Space Station picks up SOS signal from missing 'alien lake' drilling crew

Antarctica - "This is the last time we frack for bloody Gazprom!" was the gist of an emergency frequency communiqué picked up by astronauts aboard the ISS this morning. It has broken a seven day radio blackout of Russia's Arctic and Antarctic Res...

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Funny story: China Sending Men to the Moon to Build a Lunar iPad Factory

China Sending Men to the Moon to Build a Lunar iPad Factory

Beijing -- China has revealed the purpose of its manned missions to the moon. The Chinese want to construct their next electronics assembly plant there as the first step toward using the moon as a manufacturing zone. "It's no secret that our count...

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Funny story: NYC Fashion Week Extended, Will Include Show for Kindles and iPads

NYC Fashion Week Extended, Will Include Show for Kindles and iPads

For once, the two gadgets see eye-to-eye. Ida iPad (the head of the Apple iPad labor union) and Katie Kindle (the head of the Amazon Kindle labor union) totally agree. There's a fantastic, but neglected, market out there to deal with the latest fas...

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Funny story: Blue-Haired Katy Perry Is Dating Cher's Son Elijah Blue Allman

Blue-Haired Katy Perry Is Dating Cher's Son Elijah Blue Allman

MARINA DEL REY - Music icon Cher who is 65, recently attended a benefit dinner in Marina Del Rey in honor of rock legend Bob Dylan who is 70. Cher spoke about the great times they had back in the 60s with the likes of The Byrds, Paul Revere &...

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Funny story: Olympics Scaled Down to Face Debt Crisis Realities

Olympics Scaled Down to Face Debt Crisis Realities

London - The 2012 Olympic Games may be weeks away, but they are already feeling the effects of the European debt crisis. A long list of austerity measures is being implemented to help the international competition survive in an atmosphere of econ...

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Funny story: Bad Romance: So What's the Skinny?

Bad Romance: So What's the Skinny?

Given the assignment to write about the subject of Bad Romance, spoof reporter Gail Farrelly grabbed her trusty tape recorder and set out to collect the opinions of a number of experts in the field. A meticulous researcher, Farrelly went to the ends of the earth and beyond to get the whole scoop. Here are her findings -- expressed in direct quotes from the interviewees, who were asked: What...

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Funny story: New Mexico man shot during robbery, or by accident, or some damned how

New Mexico man shot during robbery, or by accident, or some damned how

SILVER CITY, New Mexico (ABSNN) - Oddly enough, given the large number of guns and ammunition stores found in a gun shop, very few people have ever been shot in one, unless, of course, "they had it coming." Such was the case in this tiny New Mexico...

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Funny story: Sneezing Monkeys Land Commercial Endorsements

Sneezing Monkeys Land Commercial Endorsements

Sneezing monkeys have a lot to celebrate. They were recently named to Arizona State University's annual Top 10 New Species list. And there's more. The resulting publicity has had an amazing side effect. The sneezing monkeys have signed contra...

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Funny story: Tool-making Cockatoo Signs Contract with Home Depot

Tool-making Cockatoo Signs Contract with Home Depot

No sooner had a cockatoo in captivity in Austria made the news by showing that he was able to fashion his own tools (read all about it in an article, Cockatoo shows tool-making skills, by Michelle Warwicker in BBC Nature News), when it was revealed t...

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Funny story: John Travolta Insists That He Is Not Gay As Three More Individuals Allege That They Were Groped By The Actor

John Travolta Insists That He Is Not Gay As Three More Individuals Allege That They Were Groped By The Actor

VENICE BEACH - Noted California attorney Ginger Allred, cousin of famed attorney Gloria Allred, has just stated that three more men have stepped forward and are alleging that actor-pilot John Travolta groped them. Ginger Allred, spoke with Fajita...

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Funny story: Vegetarian Rage As Harry Styles Out Of One Direction Papped Eating Meat Pie In Dorking

Vegetarian Rage As Harry Styles Out Of One Direction Papped Eating Meat Pie In Dorking

Vegetarians the length and breadth of the nation were up in arms following the publication of photographs clearly showing Harry out of One Direction tucking into a Tesco's minced beef and onion pie in Dorking. High profile foodies blame Harry's sp...

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Funny story: NASA Asks Americans for Mars Mission Ideas; Martians Respond

NASA Asks Americans for Mars Mission Ideas; Martians Respond

Ask and you shall receive. But NASA is receiving more than it asked for when it requested that Americans come up with suggestions for future trips to Mars. Not only is it hearing from Americans. It's also receiving input from Martians! And, u...

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Funny story: Social Media Halted; Few Users Are Reading Contributions of Others

Social Media Halted; Few Users Are Reading Contributions of Others

The social media stoppage may not be forever; in fact, it will probably last only a few weeks. But starting next Wednesday -- for a limited time -- there will be NO social media whatsoever. Al Gore, founder of the Internet, made the announcement...

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Funny story: Arizona Bans The Hit Song "Call Me Maybe"

Arizona Bans The Hit Song "Call Me Maybe"

PHOENIX - Governor Jan Brewer acting on the advice of her good friend and political supporter Sheriff Joe "Pinky" Arpaio has taken steps to issue a song band for her state. The governor recently met with Arpaio, the self-proclaimed toughest lawman...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez To Record A Valentine's Day CD Based On The Songs of Led Zeppelin

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez To Record A Valentine's Day CD Based On The Songs of Led Zeppelin

TARZANA - Justin Bieber and his girlfriend Selena Gomez were enjoying Southern California' wonderfully, warm, wintertime, weather as they visited the famed Tarzan & Jane Petting Zoo. The couple who have visited the petting zoo before walked ar...

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Funny story: The Apple Inc. Logo; Who Bit into the Apple?

The Apple Inc. Logo; Who Bit into the Apple?

It's a whodunnit like no other. Most agree that the two likeliest suspects are the first couple. No, not Barack and Michelle. The real first couple -- Adam and Eve, first residents of the Garden of Eden. But neither one will own up to the deed.

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Funny story: Kate Gosselin Admits That She Did In Fact Get A Tramp Stamp Tattoo With Russell Brand's Initials

Kate Gosselin Admits That She Did In Fact Get A Tramp Stamp Tattoo With Russell Brand's Initials

SAN FRANCISCO - Kate Gosselin and boyfriend Russell Brand traveled to San Francisco to see The Golden Gate Bridge, which Kate said she had been wanting to see ever since she was 26-years-old. The 37-year-old mother of eight, including sextuplets a...

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Funny story: Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting compensation could run to $$$ millions

Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting compensation could run to $$$ millions

Birmingham - It's been billed as an ironic twist on John Cleese's notorious 'Sole reason for visit' response to a US visa questionnaire about 'Are You Planning To Overthrow The United States Government By Force?' And it could be a very lucrative d...

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Funny story: Rooney throws left hook at Phil Jones; United's only shot on target Monday evening!

Rooney throws left hook at Phil Jones; United's only shot on target Monday evening!

Exclusive news has just seeped out of the very hot and steamy Man United dressing room after Monday's toothless performance against mayor rivals Man City. There was a definite "punch up" between trained boxer and United super-Scouse, Wayne Rooney,...

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Funny story: A List of 10 Little Known Facts About Paul McCartney of The Beatles

A List of 10 Little Known Facts About Paul McCartney of The Beatles

Paul McCartney played the bass guitar with The Beatles which is the most famous band in the history of recorded music. The Beatles got their start back in the early 60s at Liverpool's Cavern Club. At one time they were actually known as The Silver Beatles but McCartney suggested that the the name be shortened to just The Beatles in order to be able to fit the name on the front of Ringo's Lud...

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Funny story: Obama Dumps Biden; Names Apple's Siri As His Running Mate

Obama Dumps Biden; Names Apple's Siri As His Running Mate

Washington, DC - Faced with declining poll numbers and a withering economy, President Barack Obama has dropped Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic presidential election ticket, selecting Apple's digital assistant Siri as his new running mate...

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Funny story: Miley Cyrus Reportedly Hospitalized With 'Texting Fatigue'

Miley Cyrus Reportedly Hospitalized With 'Texting Fatigue'

LOS ANGELES - The year 2011 was definitely a year of ups and downs for Miley Cyrus, the 19-year-old singer who became nationally known for her starring role on the Disney Channel's Hannah Montana. During the summer Miley had a bad planking experie...

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Funny story: Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen Sticks His Baseball Cleats In His Mouth Once Again!

Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen Sticks His Baseball Cleats In His Mouth Once Again!

MIAMI - The manager of Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen has done gone and to quote Britney Spears "Oops...I Did It Again!" This time the native of Venezuela told some reporters that he really feels that former Cuban dictator Fi...

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Funny story: Mars Rover Transmits Photos of Martians Having Orgies

Mars Rover Transmits Photos of Martians Having Orgies

No wonder the rover is called Curiosity! NASA was delighted to receive the racy photos, with one official proclaiming, "Some folks think this outer space stuff is just dull science. Wait till they get a peek at these eye-popping photos. Whoopee!...

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Funny story: Santa Is No Longer Making a List and Checking It Twice

Santa Is No Longer Making a List and Checking It Twice

But don't take that to mean you should be naughty instead of nice. Spoof reporter Gail Farrelly did an email interview with Santa Claus and found out that there IS still a Naughty-or-Nice List (NNList) at the North Pole, but Santa no longer prep...

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Funny story: Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao's Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks Result In His Getting Banned From Disneyland

Boxing Champ Manny Pacquiao's Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks Result In His Getting Banned From Disneyland

LOS ANGELES - Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao, who has held boxing titles in eight different boxing weight divisions has just stuck his gloved hand in his mouth. Pacquiao, a 33-year-old Filipino, in an interview with Tango Brisket of Sports Territory Mag...

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Funny story: Rob Pattinson Is First Vampire to Ring Opening Bell at NY Stock Exchange

Rob Pattinson Is First Vampire to Ring Opening Bell at NY Stock Exchange

The staid institution may never be the same after Tuesday's history-making event. Some onlookers reported that Pattinson, wearing a Gucci suit and sporting a rather conservative hairdo, looked more like a Wall Street executive than a vampire.

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Funny story: Celebrity New Year's Resolutions

Celebrity New Year's Resolutions

Well it's that time of the year again, when everyone in the free world makes their New Year's Resolutions. Experts on the subject report that a little over 27 percent of the individuals who make the resolutions actually end up keeping them; with most going by the wayside within the first two days of the new year. Last year one of the biggest resolutions was to stop eating so many carbs. Anot...

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Funny story: Groundhogs Seek New Careers

Groundhogs Seek New Careers

They've just about had it, with looking for their shadows. "And it's a once-a-year gig," complained a groundhog who wishes to remain anonymous. "What are we supposed to do for the other 364 days of the year?" An informal survey revealed a variety of career paths now followed by the industrious rodents. One groundhog who has recently signed a contract with a famous weight-loss chain, had t...

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Funny story: NASA Rover on Way to Mars; Martians See Big Payday

NASA Rover on Way to Mars; Martians See Big Payday

The name of the Rover is Curiosity. It should arrive on Mars in about three months, and it's designed to do scientific research and take photos. "In their dreams," said a Martian yesterday, scratching his pointy little head as he t...

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Funny story: "The Avengers" Opens To A $200 Million Weekend Take To Break The All-Time Record - Scarlett Johansson Talks About Some of The Film's Goofs

"The Avengers" Opens To A $200 Million Weekend Take To Break The All-Time Record - Scarlett Johansson Talks About Some of The Film's Goofs

HOLLYWOOD - The Avengers opened at movie theaters and scored extremely big at the box office breaking the all-time weekend take at over $200 million. The Marvel superhero movie literally left every other movie at the starting gate. One of the f...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber's Mom Pleads With Him To Enter Into A Rehab Clinic To Deal With His Anger

Justin Bieber's Mom Pleads With Him To Enter Into A Rehab Clinic To Deal With His Anger

LA BREA - Justin Bieber's mom Pattie Mallette, 36, was in La Brea visiting the world famous La Brea Tar Pits. She was quietly sitting in the La Brea Tar Pits Diner lunching on a Pancho Villa Deluxe Chicken Fajita Plate when she was approached by M...

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Funny story: NASA Solves Mars Mystery: Leprechauns Left Gold Dust There!

NASA Solves Mars Mystery: Leprechauns Left Gold Dust There!

When Mars rover Curiosity sent back images of soil with sparkling flecks in it, at first NASA scientists were stumped. But they kept on digging. Finally, they were able to explain those sparkles. The scientists came to the inescapable conclusion t...

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Funny story: Disneyland Australia

Disneyland Australia

Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released a statement at their Annual Conference on Friday confirming that a new disney land theme park will be built in Sydney, Australia. A rep for the company confirmed that the annoucement of the companies 9th Pa...

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Funny story: Cher Fails to Prove She's Not Dead -- Burial Set for Tuesday

Cher Fails to Prove She's Not Dead -- Burial Set for Tuesday

Hollywood, California -- Former superstar Cher has fallen victim to a bogus Tweet, which announced that she had passed away last Thursday. It appears that the 65-year-old singer/actress has no way of proving that she is indeed still alive. "Cher h...

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Funny story: Twitter Birdies Pull Work Stoppage

Twitter Birdies Pull Work Stoppage

Most folks thought it was just a plain old "outage" when there was no Twitter for a while on Thursday. But that's not the whole story. The Spoof has learned that the real reason for the problem (although the company denies it) is that the Twitt...

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Funny story: Doper's request for 'one more joint' lands him in the joint

Doper's request for 'one more joint' lands him in the joint

CINCINNATI, Ohio (ABSNN) - A convicted pot smoker's request to smoke "one more joint before quitting," landed him in the joint after an Ohio judge "was astonished by his request." Damaine Mitchell, 19, was sentenced to prison by Hamilton County...

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Funny story: Cameron Diaz Reveals The Amazing Reason Why She Had Breast Augmentation Surgery

Cameron Diaz Reveals The Amazing Reason Why She Had Breast Augmentation Surgery

HONOLULU - Cameron Diaz was sunning herself on Honolulu Beach oblivious to the crowd that had formed around her. As she looked up she suddenly noticed that she had at least a dozen admirers. Cameron who has never been shy suddenly stood up and beg...

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Funny story: Demi Lovato Reveals She Has Quite a Crush On Zac Efron

Demi Lovato Reveals She Has Quite a Crush On Zac Efron

BEVERLY HILLS - Demi Lovato was recently talking to her hair stylist FuFi Fondue as she sat in his Haven of Hair Salon getting her hair trimmed. She told Fondue that over the Christmas holidays she and her little sister had gone to see the new mov...

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Funny story: Lady Gaga's New Easter Outfit Provides a Peeps Show

Lady Gaga's New Easter Outfit Provides a Peeps Show

Make no mistake. It's not a "peep" show. Take your mind out of the gutter and see that we're talking about peeps. Y'know those soft marshmallow candies (yellow chickens and pink bunnies are the most popular) that folks either love or love to h...

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Funny story: Twitter Birdie Admits Hacking Emails, May Be Recruited by FBI

Twitter Birdie Admits Hacking Emails, May Be Recruited by FBI

It's a bird...it's a plane...no, it's a bird all right. One nosy bird, that's for sure. Last night she finally came clean and admitted that she's been doing much more than delivering tweets. She's been hacking the email of tweeters, claiming that...

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Funny story: Spider-Man Has Sandwich Named for Him at Carnegie Deli

Spider-Man Has Sandwich Named for Him at Carnegie Deli

It's Spider-Man week in NYC. To celebrate, the world-famous Carnegie Deli has announced a special sandwich. It's called "The Spidey." At Grand Central Station yesterday the man himself talked about the sandwich and said he couldn't wait to dig his...

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Funny story: Mitt Romney Is So Desperate To Be The Next President That He Has Announced He Is Changing His Religion

Mitt Romney Is So Desperate To Be The Next President That He Has Announced He Is Changing His Religion

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Mitt Romney's presidential campaign tour bus pulled into Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the town made famous by the 60s Petula Clark song, "Me Bloomin' Heart's In Merry Olde England But Me Naughty Bits Are In Tuscaloosa." Romney spoke...

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Funny story: Shades of Grey Trilogy; Should Hercule Poirot Share In Its Profits?

Shades of Grey Trilogy; Should Hercule Poirot Share In Its Profits?

"Oui," answers Poirot. You see, it's the cells, those "little gray cells" that the Belgian detective always speaks of. Now someone has stolen his thunder, taken the word gray (sometimes spelled grey), and is using it to make a mint. And Poirot...

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Funny story: NASA Admits Mars Rover Curiosity Was Site of Holiday Bash

NASA Admits Mars Rover Curiosity Was Site of Holiday Bash

It was a public relations disaster of intergalactic proportions as NASA had to use a huge chunk of its budget to clean up after the party and restore the scientific equipment on the rover back to normal status. Rumors of a party had been swirlin...

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Funny story: Christina Aguilera Explains The Reason For Her Tremendous Weight Gain

Christina Aguilera Explains The Reason For Her Tremendous Weight Gain

LOS ANGELES - Christina Aguilera recently stated that she has become somewhat depressed at the seemingly never-ending comments, remarks, and jokes regarding her recent incredibly stupendous weight gain. She told Vodka Vermicelli with iRumors that...

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Funny story: Mermaids Don't Exist? Minnie the Mermaid Begs to Differ

Mermaids Don't Exist? Minnie the Mermaid Begs to Differ

Minnie the Mermaid, in her seaweed bungalow at the bottom of the sea, was shocked to read on NYDailyNews.com on July 3 that she doesn't exist. But there it was! That glaring headline: "Mermaids, like zombies, not real, say govt. experts." She trembled as she drank a glass of sea water and read these words in the article: "The National Ocean Service has declared that the mythical creatures d...

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Funny story: JP Morgan begging

JP Morgan begging

NEW YORK - JP Morgan issued a press release at a press conference today stating that they had to stop buying anything. This has nothing to do with the fact that they lost billions of dollars, the exact amount unknown. CEO, JD, stated that the re...

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Funny story: No Malarkey, Giant Eyeball Found on Florida Beach!

No Malarkey, Giant Eyeball Found on Florida Beach!

Things will never be the same in Pompano Beach, Florida. Not since a giant blue eyeball was found on the beach there. No definite info yet as to how it got there or who owns it. As news of the eyeball spread, there were a variety of reactions. "I say it belongs to big brother," said a Florida teenager. "He's always watching, y'know." An older lady on the beach was sure the eyebal...

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Funny story: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens To Star In The New TV Series, "The Zombie Chronicles"

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens To Star In The New TV Series, "The Zombie Chronicles"

HOLLYWOOD - A spokesperson for The Epitome Network has just announced that The Zombie Chronicles will be premiering in two weeks. The cable series is being directed by noted motion picture director Charleen Belle Pinnzucker who has worked with Dem...

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Funny story: Candles ignite stripper's fart: explosion injures 20 Shriners in Massachusetts!

Candles ignite stripper's fart: explosion injures 20 Shriners in Massachusetts!

SPRINGIELD, Massachusetts (ABSNN) - A nude dancer performing an "amazing, near flawless split" accidentally passed gas and nearby table candles ignited the fart "causing a huge natural gas explosion at the Scores Gentlemen's Club," say fire fighters...

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Funny story: Harry Stiles from One Direction confirms age gap in love affair too big

Harry Stiles from One Direction confirms age gap in love affair too big

It was confirmed today by One Direction member Harry Styles himself that he concedes his love affair with an older woman might not be the best thing for him. He said that touring the country with the new woman in his life meant that they had to c...

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Funny story: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Want The Age Old Practice of Lip Syncing Stopped Once and For All

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Want The Age Old Practice of Lip Syncing Stopped Once and For All

ASHLAND, Wisconsin - One of the happiest celebrity couples in America, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez flew out to Ashland, Wisconsin. A group of retired Wisconsin Amalgamated Power & Light workers spent a total of 48 hours building the largest...

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Funny story: Minnie the Mermaid Speaks Out Against the Stalking of Sharks

Minnie the Mermaid Speaks Out Against the Stalking of Sharks

Wearing a Donna Karan tube dress of soft pink and diamond jewelry by Harry Winston, Minnie held a press conference in NYC yesterday off a pier at the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan. She attracted a big crowd and spoke for ten minutes straig...

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Funny story: Taylor Swift Has Been Asked To Write The Theme Song To The Movie "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"

Taylor Swift Has Been Asked To Write The Theme Song To The Movie "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"

LOS ANGELES - Country music singer Taylor Swift recently got together with Rob Pattinson and Kristen Stewart two stars of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. The Twilight Saga stars chatted with Taylor in her dressing room after she had per...

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Funny story: Kim Kardashian Has Invited Rob Pattinson To Travel With Her Down To Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Kim Kardashian Has Invited Rob Pattinson To Travel With Her Down To Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

HOLLYWOOD - Rob Pattinson, the star of the Twilight series, has just received what he is calling one of the best offers he has ever had. Pattinson said that out of the blue he received a phone call from Kim Kardashian. She asked him how his brand...

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Funny story: Snake Kicked Off Plane at Glasgow Airport Gives Interview

Snake Kicked Off Plane at Glasgow Airport Gives Interview

It wasn't first-class treatment at all, that's for sure. But then again, he wasn't a first-class passenger. The snake, after all, was just a stowaway. When he was found slithering along under some seats in a plane from Mexico, he was carted of...

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Funny story: The List of 10 Reasons Why Congressman Ron Paul Says America Should Elect Him To Be The Next President

The List of 10 Reasons Why Congressman Ron Paul Says America Should Elect Him To Be The Next President

Congressman Ron Paul of Texas was recently asked how he felt running in the GOP presidential race for the highest office in the land. The spry 76-year-old smiled and remarked that he felt as happy as a woodpecker in a Popsicle stick factory. The veteran politician from Texas is no stranger to the harsh world of political mudslinging. Earlier this year when Michele Bachmann stated that he...

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Funny story: Kiddie Cappuccinos Sold in Brooklyn; Ho-Hum, Say Kids

Kiddie Cappuccinos Sold in Brooklyn; Ho-Hum, Say Kids

The latest rage in Park Slope Brooklyn is the fake cappuccino, developed to convince toddlers they're getting designer drinks just like the ones adults are ordering up. Yeah, right! A spoof reporter who understands baby talk has conducted interviews with a number of Brooklyn toddlers and has discovered that they are not deceived. Moreover, they are disgusted by the charade. Here's a sample...

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Funny story: President Obama Is Upset With Vice-President Joe Biden For Making Mother-In-Law Jokes In Front of Michelle's Mama

President Obama Is Upset With Vice-President Joe Biden For Making Mother-In-Law Jokes In Front of Michelle's Mama

WASHINGTON D.C. - Word filtering out of the White House is that President Barack Obama is not a happy camper. It seems that the other day during a White House State Dinner in honor of France's First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Vice-President Biden in...

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Funny story: Rats Laugh If Tickled, But There's More to the Story

Rats Laugh If Tickled, But There's More to the Story

Scientists were quite elated recently with their earthshaking discovery. Spoof reporters, however, have gone behind the scenes to get all the details about the observed connection between tickling and rat laughter. Like the scientists, they used...

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Funny story: Amelia Earhart's Radio Calls: Study Leads to Radio Calls Before There Were Radios!

Amelia Earhart's Radio Calls: Study Leads to Radio Calls Before There Were Radios!

We're not only learning a lot about Amelia Earhart's radio transmissions concerning her downed flight in 1937, but we're also learning about the radio transmissions of many other figures throughout history. And this includes more than just trans...

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