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Who is the Most Influential Man in the World?
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Record-Setting Pumpkin Weighs Nearly 1,844 Pounds
If ever there were a great and almighty pumpkin put on this earth to bring the spirit of the Halloween season to children all over the world, it would be this record-setting melon discovered last week at the Deerfield Fair in New Hampshire.
Pranksters Glue iPhone 5 to the Ground in Amsterdam
If you're anything like us, then you've grown seriously tired of all the buzz and relentless hype surrounding the launch of the iPhone 5. And you'll probably laugh as hard as we did at this video of people in Amsterdam vainly trying to pick up an iPhone that's been glued to the g…
Is a Global Bacon Shortage in the Future?
So far we've learned that the worst US drought in 50 years will cause meat prices to rise and has even forced some ranchers to feed candy to their cattle. But now comes truly disturbing news from the UK's National Pig Association (who knew there was such a thing?): a worldwide bacon and sa…
What Are the Most Educated Countries in the World?
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Education at a Glance 2012 report, and two of its conclusions jumped out at us: 1) countries that spend more on education tend to have more highly educated populations, and 2) the more educated you are, the more likely you…
US Ambassador to Libya, Three Others Killed in Attack
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three American staffers were killed in an attack Tuesday on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Bengahzi.
Fox News reports the White House has confirmed the deaths of the four Americans. President Obama issued a written statement this morning in which he called t…
Brussels Plans to Battle Offensive Language With Hefty Fines
Brussels, Belgium, has unleashed a sonic street sweeper into the city, hoping to curb the verbal cesspool coming from the mouths of its citizens and, in turn, make the city a more habitable community for its residents.
According to a spokesperson for Brussels mayor Freddy Thieleman, any form of insul…
Armstrong to Be Stripped of Titles, Banned for Life
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his titles and banned for life after giving up his fight against doping charges leveled at him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Armstrong released a statement Thursday night saying the emotional toll the fight was taking on him and h…

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