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Time Traveling Disaster In Florida

A Florida man who came crashing through several Pensacola area businesses claimed he only did so as a result of his failed attempt to time travel. The driver, getting his car up to 88MPH before making contact with the storefront, ...
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Cheating in school: Why it’s on the rise

Have we raised “a generation of cheaters?” asked Robert Kolker in New York magazine. That’s the question people are asking after a series of major cheating scandals involving some of the nation’s top schools and colleges. New York City’s prestigious ...
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Florida Boy, 12, Steals Car From Elderly Man

A 12-year-old Florida boy was arrested after stealing an 89-year-old man's car after telling the man he needed to check his tires. The boy, who St. Petersburg authorities say has been arrested at least 20 times, is allegedly seen on surveillance footage approaching a ...
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Neanderthals—the other white meat

Neanderthals, a sturdy hominid species closely related to Homo sapiens, lived in Europe for about 270,000 years until humans arrived on the continent, about 30,000 years ago, at which point they quickly disappeared. The latest theory for their puzzling extinction ...
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Japanese seniors turn to life of crime

Tokyo ‘Silver shoplifters’: Facing cuts in welfare and pensions, Japan’s swelling ranks of the elderly are turning to crime—many of them stealing food. Shoplifters are now more likely to be over 65 than under 18. Criminal offenses by the over-65 ...
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Kim gets a “loub job”

■    Kim Kardashian underwent special toe liposuction so that she could fit into a stylish pair of stilettos for her recent wedding to rapper Kanye West, said Look (U.K.).The reality star spent $5,000 on an operation in which podiatrists "use ...
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Yes, Women Are Drinking More These Days. Why?

"Trainwreck" hilariously depicts some sobering news: Alcohol consumption is on the rise among educated professional women. And in a high-pressure culture where workdays can end in rounds of drinks, collegial boozing is creating some tricky situations. For the young creatives ...
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Blown up condom machine kills man

Blown up condom machine kills man

A man died on in Germany after he was hit in the head by a flying piece of metal from a blown up condom machine that he and two accomplices destroyed in an apparent robbery attempt. The 29-year-old man was ...
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Teen booted for mini-dress

■    A Virginia teenager was booted out of her prom after fathers acting as chaperones complained that her sparkly mini-dress would "cause the young men at the prom to think impure thoughts."The 17-year-old had made sure the dress met Richmond ...
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Here come the killer robots

If you think drone warfare has created some tricky moral dilemmas, said Robert H. Latiff and Patrick J. McCloskey, just wait until we start sending robotic soldiers into battle. Early prototypes of robots that can hunt down and destroy enemies ...
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