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  • Power - Sex - Money!
    This is the inaugural seed in the Power - Sex - Money  Nation.This is Nation designed to focus on those things that I am most interested in.  It is NOT meant to be a political battleground but more a showcase for how we live our daily lives.  Yo…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:21pm -
  • Listen to a former Obama cabinet member clearly break the law | Rare
    “I wanted to ask you if you could, um, help us get folks organized to come to a fundraiser that we’re doing for Organizing for America for Obama campaign on Friday at La Fonda at 6 p.m. Steven Smith, an attorney, and his staff are helping us… T…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 2:55am -
  • Missle Shoots Down Malaysia Airliner
    (CNN) -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.The United States also has concluded that th…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:04am -
  • Obama relishes roadshow, but agenda still stuck
    Obama has long sought refuge outside of Washington when his frustrations with the nation's capital reach a boiling point. But his ability to rally public support in a way that results in progress for his legislative agenda has perhaps never been weak…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 3:54pm -
  • Bob Beckel Drops the Word 'Chinamen' on Live TV, the Internet Flips | Mediaite
    The Five co-host Bob Beckel is quite a character, known for his occasionally colorful language, but on Thursday’s show, he raised a few eyebrows by using the word “Chinamen” on air, a word that’s generally considered to be an offensive slang…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:05am -
  • U.S. Awards $200 Million Contract to Firm That OKed Edward Snowden | Mediaite
    US Investigations Services LLC — the firm that is accused of defrauding the U.S. government by failing to provide sufficient background checks, including on one particular defense contractor now currently catching up on The Sopranos in Russia — j…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:55am -
  • This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians | VICE United States
    But thanks to 16-year-old Nick Rubin, keeping track of just how much politicians have sold out has become a lot easier. He created Greenhouse, a new browser plug-in that operates under the motto "Some are red. Some are blue. All are green." The plug…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:46am -
  • Steve Stockman Wants to Arrest Lois Lerner | Mediaite
    Republican Congressman Steve Stockman has officially filed a motion today to have former IRS official Lois Lerner arrested. In the press release announcing the move, Stockman trolls Democrats a bit by pointing out Nancy Pelosi once talked about arres…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 4:28am -
  • Dinesh D'Souza Michael Eric Dyson Battle on MSNBC | Mediaite
    D’Souza contended that people exaggerate past sins like taking land from Native Americans and slavery. Dyson challenged him on slavery, arguing it was worse (to a degree) when America did it because there was actually religious justification being…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:48am -
  • Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the military detention of Palestinian human rights defender under Israel's repressive protest law
    Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association (Addameer) submitted a joint complaint today to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders (UNSR) concerning…
    - 26 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 4:20pm -


AZcentral Offbeat

  • nieuwGiraffe in truck hits head on bridge, dies
    A giraffe being transported with its head sticking out of a truck in South Africa died after his head struck a highway bridge, according to video from geobeats.        
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 12:25am -
  • nieuwMan hit postal carrier over no mail, cops say
    A Florida man is under arrest after authorities say he hit a postal carrier and threw furniture at his truck because he didn't have any mail for him.        
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 12:23am -
  • nieuwWoman: Lion at zoo bit off part of my finger
    State police are investigating a woman's report that a lion bit off part of her finger at a small private zoo in northern Michigan.        
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:58pm -
  • nieuw625-pound suspect: I'm too heavy for court
    A 44-year-old Michigan man charged with making a bomb threat says he can't appear in court because of his weight.        
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 7:06pm -
  • nieuwAx crashes through car windshield on highway
    It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car.        
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:51pm -
  • nieuwHundreds of cats overrun island near Buffalo
    A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.        
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:33pm -
  • nieuwCouple arrested over drunken stroll, cops say
    An Albuquerque couple is facing charges after witness say they took a drunken stroll with their three young children, causing them to repeatedly fall out of strollers on to their heads.        
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • nieuw46 pet rats removed from Iowa home
    Animal control officers removed 46 pet rats from a Des Moines homes but didn't charge the homeowners and let them keep a few of the rodents.        
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:10pm -
  • Drone carrying contraband crashes at prison
    Officials are looking for a person they say helped try to use a drone to sneak cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a maximum-security prison in South Carolina.        
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 10:06pm -
  • Pilot gets prison for groping teen on flight
    A former Utah airline pilot has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl while he was a passenger on a flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City.        
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:18pm -

Yahoo Odd News

  • nieuwEgyptian sumo wrestler storms his way into ancient sport
    By Elaine Lies and Ami Miyazaki INAZAWA Japan (Reuters) - Sumo wrestler Osunaarashi was a large, muscular Egyptian teenager with a passion for body building when a friend recommended he try the ancient Japanese sport of sumo. It's so ugly for me, I w…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:10pm -
  • nieuwChefs Cook Steak Over Molten Lava
    Two professors from Syracuse University, Robert Wysocki and Jeff Karson, dreamed up — or we should say, ignited? — a project to create manmade lava three years ago. They customized a 3 million BTU bronze furnace they had bought used in Canada for…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • nieuwChampion goat goes missing from Colorado county fair
    An award-winning goat has gone missing from a Colorado county fair, leaving its teenage owner and organizers stumped, local media said on Thursday. Lanas Smith, father of the 18-year-old owner David Smith, said the family has no idea what happened to…
    - 10 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 7:19pm -
  • nieuwGerman teen floods club toilet in futile hunt for lost mobile phone
    A German teen who lost his mobile phone in a pond tried to get it back by draining the water and pumping it into a nearby toilet but caused major damage when the water flooded the tank and sent the waste spewing, a local newspaper reported. "I though…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:47pm -
  • nieuwPrize-winning goat disappears from Colorado fair
    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Police in Greeley, Colorado, are investigating who's got the goat — a grand champion animal that vanished this week from a county fair.
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • nieuwIsland near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats
    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • Ax crashes through car windshield on highway
    TOPSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 11:50pm -
  • Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 10:57pm -
  • Man finds calico lobster, gives it to aquarium
    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 9:37pm -
  • Police: Naked intruder fell asleep in couple's bed
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 8:18pm -


  • nieuwBack In 1937, People Worried That Science Fiction Was Going Downhill
    Most of us have been seeing convention panels about the "Death of Science Fiction" for years now — it's become sort of a jolly cliche. Everybody laments the loss of some earlier, greater age for the genre. But back in 1937, British fans were prett…
    - 43 mins ago, 1 Aug 14, 5:00am -
  • nieuwYou Can Now Launch Your Dead Pets Into Space
    The world's first (only?) pet memorial spaceflight service is now operational.Read more...
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 4:00am -
  • nieuwMedieval Manuscripts Depict A Terrifying Tale Of The Walking Dead
    And you thought zombie comics were a recent idea? Over the centuries, medieval artists applied their talents to illustrate a mysterious tale of animated corpses who tormented the living.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 3:00am -
  • nieuwConcept Art Writing Prompt: A Boy And His BigDog
    This week's writing prompt comes from five minutes into the future, when soldiers go into the field with quadruped robots. What kind of story will you tell about this pair?Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 2:00am -
  • nieuwThis Is Probably The Weirdest Binary Star System Ever Discovered
    There's some strange things floating around in our galaxy, but this has to be one of the weirdest. A double star system with misaligned protoplanetary disks around 450 light-years from Earth has been discovered, potentially explaining why some exopl…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:40am -
  • nieuwJapan is turning the manga/anime/live-action movie series Death Note into a musical.
    Japan is turning the manga/anime/live-action movie series Death Note into a musical. The series, about a teen with a notebook that kills anyone whose name he writes in it, and the teen detective who tries to catch him, seems like an odd fit for a mu…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:30am -
  • nieuwWhy Are Sinkholes Round?
    Why are sinkholes almost always round, instead of square-shaped, or triangular, or heart-shaped, or dodecahedron-shaped, or any one of the infinite number of other geometric forms they could take? The answer lies deep underground.Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:30am -
  • nieuwLegal Marijuana Has Become A Food Safety Issue
    The state of Colorado is experiencing a bad case of the munchies. Both supporters and opponents of legal marijuana are increasingly worried that consumers of cannabis-laced foods—such as brownies, candy and cookies — are binge eating their way t…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:20am -
  • nieuwThe Real Reason Why Joss Whedon Named His Space Western Show Firefly
    Nathan Fillion auditioned unsuccessfully for the part of Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And years later, he had five troubled auditions for the role of Mal on Firefly, before he finally clicked. That's just one of the amazing facts from a new bi…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:00am -
  • nieuwNorth Korea's Modern Architecture, Designs From An Alternate Universe
    The North Korean capital of Pyongyang was largely razed during the Korean War and the buildings that rose up from the ashes provide some of the most striking examples of socialist architecture. And more recent architects in the cloistered nation hav…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 12:20am -

Police One

  • nieuwIdaho cop cites kids for doing the right thing
    By Ed Glazar The Times-News TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Twin Falls Police Officer Morgan Waite's daytime patrols duties have taken a turn. Instead of sticking to main roads making traffic stops, he's also driving through residential neighborhoods policing…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:36am -
  • nieuwMd. woman cold calls cop for sex, arrested
    The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick Police arrested a Walkersville woman Wednesday after she called an officer to offer a sex act in exchange for money, according to a news release. Angela Ayers, 44, of the 8000 block of Eureka Lane,…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 1:11am -
  • nieuwCalif. cop involved in incident at Occupy protest gets job back
    By Henry Lee San Francisco Chronicle OAKLAND — An Oakland police officer who was fired after he lobbed a tear-gas canister into a group of people trying to help an Iraq War veteran who had been struck in the head by a police beanbag has won his job…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 12:49am -
  • nieuwTributes honor Minn. officer slain during traffic stop
    By Kelly Smith and Libor Jany Star Tribune MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — In the hours after Mendota Heights officer Scott Patrick was killed Wednesday, tributes poured in from across Minnesota from fellow police officers and the many strangers he helped…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 8:21pm -
  • nieuwFBI agent opens fire during suspected kidnapping
    By Robert J. Lopez Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — An FBI agent shot at a man in Canoga Park after it appeared that he was trying to kidnap a woman and force her into his car, law enforcement authorities said late Wednesday. The man left the scene…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:15pm -
  • nieuwSeattle PD investigates cop who wrote 80 percent of pot tickets
    By Steve Miletich and Jennifer Sullivan The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating the conduct of a veteran officer who has written about 80 percent of the tickets for using marijuana in public this year, including some that refer…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:46pm -
  • nieuwPhoto: Ax smashes through windshield on highway
    Associated Press TOPSFIELD, Mass. — It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car. Massachusetts State Police say the ax bounced out of a landscaper's dump truck at about 11 a.m. Wednesday on…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:41pm -
  • nieuwDetective acquitted in fatal Md. road-rage shooting
    Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A New Jersey detective was acquitted Wednesday of first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting of a driver during a case of road rage in Maryland. Jurors in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court also found Jos…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:35pm -
  • nieuwHow cops can use the 1-2-3 Approach to secure a confession
    Author: Louis C. SeneseMany different approaches exist in the field of interrogation — some being more effective than others. One very simple yet extremely successful tactic to be considered is the 1-2-3 Approach. It has proven to be particularly v…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • nieuwHow subjects' perceptions can hamper a police investigation
    Author: John BowdenThe following is an example of how each person’s perception can distort the interpretation of an event by participants and witnesses, and consequently create hurdles for the investigators of the incident. This is based on a real…
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:30pm -

Huffington Post Weird News

  • nieuwAh, So This Is What Perfect Timing Looks Like
    As far as wedding photos go, this pic is everything you could ever possibly want or wish for. Why? Two words: SHARK KISS. Credit: JPG PhotographyThe perfectly timed photo was taken at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ in 2010, but didn't pick…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Aug 14, 12:18am -
  • nieuwThis Law School Grad Made A Serious Case For Pizza And Won!
    This soon-to-be-lawyer made what will surely be her greatest appeal ever over humankind's most basic freedom -- her right to a piece of the pie. Pizza pie, that is.In an email sent to HuffPost, this recent law school grad from New York explained th…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:46pm -
  • nieuwWhy One First-Grader Had To Sit On The Floor For Weeks While Her Classmates Used Desks
    A Texas mother wants to get her son and daughter transferred out of their school after she learned that her daughter was made to sit on a classroom floor for weeks.According to ABC affiliate KTRK, a Houston mother who wishes to remain anonymous sai…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:35pm -
  • nieuwFlorida Man Allegedly Chucks Furniture At Mail Truck, Attacks Mailman
    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is under arrest after authorities say he hit a postal carrier and threw furniture at his truck because he didn't have any mail for him.Ocala Police Department Sgt. Angy Scroble said 27-year-old Aaron Bernard Smith…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:35pm -
  • nieuwRare, Yellow Lobster Rescued From Florida Supermarket
    When Marybeth Jeitner saw this brightly-colored lobster sitting in a tank at the supermarket, she knew it was something special. How special? According to the University of Maine Lobster Institute, the odds of finding a yellow lobster are one in 30 m…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:32pm -
  • nieuwDon't Say These 18 Things Unless You Want To Get Dumped
    When you're in love, you learn to accept things that might otherwise be deal breakers: the fact that he chews loudly with his mouth open or the way her hair clogs the drain every single time she showers.But there are some things -- some statements,…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:25pm -
  • nieuwHUNDREDS OF CATS Take Over Island, Cause Meow-hem
    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.WIVB-TV reports ( ) that hundreds of feral and abandoned cats are believed to be…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:58pm -
  • nieuwWatch A Cuddly Bulldog Puppy Try Its Darndest To Get Up
    Aww. "I've fallen and I can't get up," is what this bulldog puppy is thinking after playing with dad. But with some accelerated air swimming ...... the puppy is able to hoist itself up again. Victory is yours, little one! via America's…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:18pm -
  • nieuwAll The SDCC Cosplay Costumes You Missed In One Super Music Video
    If by chance you missed this year's San Diego Comic-Con, or you want to see what sweet cosplay costumes are in store for the New York and Chicago editions, you must watch the video put together by Sneaky Zebra. Some of these costumes are UNREAL.Am…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:11pm -
  • nieuwGiraffe Dies After Hitting Head On Highway Bridge In South Africa
    A giraffe reportedly died this week on a South African highway after hitting its head on a bridge. The animal is said to have been traveling at the back of an open-air truck at the time.[PHOTO] The #SPCA says one of the #giraffe died due to head tr…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:04pm -

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