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Girls and Their Boomsticks

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Girls and Their Boomsticks

“OK, I’m looking at how many boobs I can see,” Diane Drall said. They were a bit startled. But they  stood obediently as Drall checked to make sure the women didn’t have low-cut necklines, and she explained herself. “When a handgun is fired, it ejects the bullet’s extremely hot casing,” she said. “If a piece of brass reaches you and it goes down...

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I Ate My Roommate’s Brains

Posted by on May 31, 2012 | 0 comments

I Ate My Roommate’s Brains

It’s not a movie. It’s reality in Maryland. Another zombie case in the same week? This is getting to be too commonplace. I just hope we don’t become jaded, thinking this is the norm and the “new” way of the world. A Maryland student allegedly admitted to devouring his roommate’s brain and heart. Alexander Kinyua, a 21-year-old Morgan State University student,...

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Pastor Mack-the Snakeman-Meets His Maker

Posted by on May 31, 2012 | 0 comments

Pastor Mack-the Snakeman-Meets His Maker

Mack Wolford, a flamboyant Pentecostal pastor from West Virginia, hoped the outdoor service he had planned for Sunday at an isolated state park would be a “homecoming like the old days,” full of folks speaking in tongues, handling snakes and having a “great time.” But it was not the sort of homecoming he foresaw. Instead, Wolford, who turned 44 the previous day, was bitten by a rattlesnake he...

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Taking “Bite Me” to the Next Level

Posted by on May 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Taking “Bite Me” to the Next Level

Everyone thought the book was a hysterically funny parody of an “imaginative” circumstance. They are NOT laughing now. “The Zombie Survival Guide” must be flying off bookstore shelves in south Florida. One man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after he was attacked, and his face allegedly half eaten, by a naked man on the...

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A Naked Painting Party, for One

Posted by on May 28, 2012 | 0 comments

A Naked Painting Party, for One

Is it getting old going to bars to find a little romance? There’s no doubt about it, bars are one of the easiest, most common places at which to meet potential romantic partners. But sometimes, you’re just over that scene. But where else to look? The key is to get out and do things. The more active you are in your life, the wider your social network is, and, perhaps more importantly, the more...

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Set Your Ash Here, Scotty

Posted by on May 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Set Your Ash Here, Scotty

Will Scotty’s ashes finally make it to space? Before he died in 2005, at the age of 85, James Doohan requested that his ashes be taken into space. In 2007 a capsule containing them reached suborbital space for several minutes, but the ashes were lost for three weeks after landing in the New Mexico desert. The following year SpaceX attempted to send a portion of them into orbit but the...

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