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Introducing Shay Horay: A man who makes his living wrapping rubber bands around his face

I grew up with a kid who earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for shoving grapes into his mouth. A talent, sure, but it always reminded me of that Gypsy song, “You gotta have a gimmick.” 307 more words

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Video: 'Spider-Man' gets into fight with Dubliner

DUBLIN – Dublin’s friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money. 109 more words

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Police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed.

Investigators say 30-year-old Freddy Shelby of Albuquerque was arrested Sunday after the homeowners called police to report their unwanted mystery guest. 96 more words

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Indianapolis man buys two $1 million tickets in 3 months

INDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis man has won two $1 million lottery prizes in the past three months.

Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store. 78 more words

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Airline sorry after attendant warns to flush drugs

CANBERRA, Australia – An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport. 292 more words

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Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

BERLIN – Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer’s field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

The ornate design was discovered by a balloonist last week and news of the find quickly spread online. 86 more words

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Weird Al Wednesdays 7-30-14

Welcome, friends, to another Weird Al Wednesday!  Today, I have selected one of my favorite of Al’s original songs: “Hardware Store”.

This song really showcases Al’s ability to sing really well.  164 more words

"Weird Al" Yankovic