Eric Florack on April 16th, 2009

From the Mailbag:   In Stuttgart, Germany, a court judge must decide on a case of honorable intentions in a situation where a man hired his neighbor to get his wife pregnant. It seems that Demetrius Soupolos, 29, and his former beauty queen wife, Traute, wanted a child badly, but Demetrius was told by a […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2009

American seized at sea, NBC: NAIROBI, Kenya – Somali pirates on Wednesday hijacked a cargo ship with 21 American crew members aboard, a diplomat and U.S. Navy officials said.The Kenya-based diplomat identified the vessel as the 17,000-ton Maersk Alabama. The diplomat spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the […]

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davidl on April 5th, 2009

Norks launch missile, New York Times: SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea defied the United States, China and a series of United Nations resolutions by launching a rocket on Sunday that the country said was designed to propel a satellite into space, but that much of the world viewed as an effort to prove it […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2009

Now, obviously, this ad is sheer nonsense. But now, given the site they’re pushing has already pulled a million hits, we perhaps have some idea of how it is we have Obama as President: “There’s a sucker born every minute” – Syracuse, NY Banker David Hannum, BBCT: thebcast, via Twitter

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Ever wonder what happened to that plane they pulled out of the Hudson river a few scant weeks ago? So did I. I happend to run across some photos of the thing being towed down the 150 block of Park Ave in East Rutherford, NJ. A sight not many people will ever see in real […]

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Eric Florack on January 7th, 2009

It’s true; from CNN we get all the important news.  WASHINGTON (CNN) — Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment […]

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Eric Florack on November 15th, 2008

In the mail, just now: Not too long ago Chuck Adkins sent you an invite to join the Scour search community and your invite is still open! Heh. I’ll just bet it is. Oh, you don’t remember Chucky? Here’s a reminder. Another. And another. (Complete with audio, no less!) More and more yet. The answer’s […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2008

What is the the only aspect of the legendary Camelot?   Well that is was a legend.   The Kennedy adminstration, which in the real world is remembered for the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis and American combat forces in the Republic of Vietnam has been proclaimed by the Kennedy apologists as Camelot.   Yeah and […]

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Eric Florack on June 14th, 2008

BLANCHARD, Mich. -AP- BreAnna Helsel escaped serious injury after being struck by lightning while inside her house. The teenager’s good fortune continued the next day, in the form of a winning lottery ticket. Helsel, 16, was at her home in Blanchard, about 48 miles northeast of Grand Rapids, watching thunderstorms roll by on June 6 […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Couldn’t resist this one, since Donna’s into lighthouses: WELLFLEET, Massachusetts (AP) — Local historians for decades thought the 30-foot tall lighthouse that once overlooked Wellfleet Harbor had been taken down and destroyed in 1925. Turns out it had just been moved to the California coast. The fate of the cast-iron tower was uncovered last year […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2008

THE remains of a woman have been found sitting in front of her TV – 42 years after she was reported missing. Hedviga Golik, who was born in 1924, had apparently made herself a cup of tea before sitting in her favourite armchair in front of her black and white television. Croatian police said she […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Britt Hume last night: And an artist in Portland, Oregon has stuck a 23-foot needle into the ground by the Willamette River and hopes to plant more. Adam Kuby says it’s a really large version of acupuncture. Kuby says he wants to help the city rejuvenate its “chi” — its vital energy. “It’s a visual […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2008

From the UK Express: CHUNKS of flesh from a murder victim were found simmering in a stewing pot at the home of the first Mr Gay UK, Anthony Morley, it emerged yesterday. Chef Morley, 35, has been charged with murdering gay advertising salesman Damian Oldfield, 33. It appears cannibalism may also have been involved after […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2008

Gaius has word of a real toilet exploding scenario. How’d you like to be the butt of this joke? Boy, the chili they serve at these nursing homes… Oh, never mind. Just go see.

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2008

Another Big Burger story… and even Clara can’t say “Where’s the Beef?” SOUTHGATE, Mich. -(AP)- A Detroit area restaurant owner believes he broke the Guiness World Record for “largest hamburger commercially available.” After 12 hours of preparation and baking, the 134-pound burger emerged at Mallie’s Sports Bar and Grill on Saturday. Price: $350 each

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