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Honor Thy Father This Sunday

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Honor Thy Father This Sunday

Setting up Dad on Father’s Day doesn’t seem to be nearly the amount of work to “get it right” like Mother’s Day. Most dads just want to be acknowledged. The gift doesn’t have to be expensive, just unique. This Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17), find a way to inspire the man who has long inspired you. Here are some ideas that are big on meaning and small on...

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50 Shades of Penguins

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 | 0 comments

50 Shades of Penguins

Depraved behavior is NOT limited to the human species. Is this Happy Feet, unedited? Remind me not to pass out face down in a penguin colony. According to George Levick, a surgeon and the medical officer on Captain Scott’s famous 1910-1913 expedition to the South Pole, called the Terra Nova expedition, his account of the penguins’ seemingly odd behaviors are detailed in a four-page...

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Cops Picking Their Brains at Latest Heist

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Cops Picking Their Brains at Latest Heist

Be aware of what’s for sale at your next visit to the flea market. A few unscrupulous individuals may be trying to make a mint off you by selling stolen toothpicks plundered from Armond’s Manufacturing Company Inc. near Athens, GA. Nearly 400,000 toothpicks, named MicroPicks and ProPicks, were removed from the company over the past two weeks. The gum stimulators have been spotted being...

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Enema of the State Girl-Then and Now

Posted by on Jun 10, 2012 | 1 comment

Enema of the State Girl-Then and Now

The album cover for Blink 182’s Enema of the State is one of the enduring images of the late ’90s. Prepare yourself, because that image is about to change. Adult actress and exotic dancer (AND Jesse James’ ex) Janine Lindemulder posed for the cover, suggestively donning a blue glove and affecting an expression which ignited the imagination of many a teenage Blink 182 fan. But...

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Portable Meth Lab at Your Local Walmart

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Portable Meth Lab at Your Local Walmart

People do pretty dumb things and dress dreadfully when hitting Walmart. But bringing your own traveling meth lab AND shoplifting at the same time? Inconceivable. A woman was caught cooking meth in her purse using a 20-ounce soda bottle inside of the Walmart store in  St. Louis. The store was immediately evacuated, out of fear for customers’ safety. St. Louis County Police Lt. Mark Cox said if...

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Office Romance Has High Risks

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Office Romance Has High Risks

Bottom line, some romances work out, some don’t. Some end up blissfully in marriage while others finish badly with one party leaving the company, devastated and damaged for life. I took the “three strikes and you’re out” path to discovery. Strike one, boyfriend goes to Europe and comes back with a wife from an arranged marriage. Yes, they still arrange marriages in the...

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