“The kestrel was allowed to fly off after authorities determined there was no need to press charges.”

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Turkish authorities briefly detained a bird, thinking that it was an “Israeli Spy.”

Funny Statue Denied

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The City of Salem, Oregon denied a request by PETA to have a memorial statue installed at the site where a truck carrying over 5,400 chickens overturned, spilling the birds onto the pavement. Apparently,”“a considerable number” of chickens died in the crash, and many others appeared to have died during the cleanup phase.” The statue was designed by Harry Bliss.

via, arbroath

Popeyes Chicken Waffle Tenders

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In a box with fries, a biscuit and honey maple dipping sauce. Big fat applause!

Rail Disaster

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Raw footage from the tragic high-speed train derailment in Northwestern Spain.

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$70,000

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The value of equipment stolen from the van of 80’s new-wave band A Flock of Seagulls. Yes, A Flock of Seagulls are still a touring band…

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Back To NYC

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Jeffrey Deitch is leaving Los Angeles

“They are left so tipsy the gulls have been seen flying straight into buildings and into the paths of moving cars.”

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British Seagulls are getting drunk on flying ants

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All They Are Now Are Ashes In The Stove

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Officials from a Romanian museum are analyzing ashes found in a stove at the home of a suspected theif’s mother to see if they are the remains of seven paintings that were stolen last year from the Kunsthal Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Picasso’s 1971 Harlequin Head; Monet’s 1901 Waterloo Bridge, London and Charing Cross Bridge, London; Matisse’s 1919 Reading Girl in White and Yellow; Paul Gauguin’s 1898 Girl in Front of Open Window; Meyer de Haan’s Self-Portrait, around 1890; and Lucian Freud’s 2002 work Woman With Eyes Closed.

“He’s the most sadistic of them… He really gets off on inflicting diabolical pain on people.”

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Z-40, aka Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, leader of the Zetas drug cartel was captured by the Mexican Marines yesterday.

“The corpse will be sent to a museum but obviously this is just terrible.”

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A rare bird is now even rarer. Bird watchers flocking to the Isles of Harris in Scotland for a chance sighting of the White-throated Needletail, the world’s fastest bird, got some gore in their field of vision as they watched the bird fly directly into a wind turbine and kill itself.

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Let’s Get The Rock and Brendan Fraser On This…

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A 10-inch tall statue found in a mummy’s tomb dating back to 1800 BC has been spinning around in its case at the Manchester Museum.

Watch it in action after the jump

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Everybody Poops

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Most just don’t do it wasted, in the Holland Tunnel, at 10pm on a Friday night.

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“The Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever”

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Twinkies will be back on shelves July 15th. Everybody buy a box and remember what we almost lost.

“Even over the motor, I could hear it. I could hear its feet on the road.”

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Dire wolves are alive and well in British Columbia… and they’re preying on motorcyclists.

via, gawker

Morning Dose of Ohs and Hos!

James Gandolfini aka Tony Sporano, Rest in Peace.

Exiles From The Land of Mr. Lonely

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In France, a Serge Gainsbourg lookalike is on trial for the attempted murder of a Johnny Hallyday impersonator.

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“People never knew how much they needed it until it started running out.”

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The Venezuelan toilet paper crisis is getting so out of control that TP locater apps are being developed.

Insanity LULZ

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From a 1927 New York Times article.

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The “Atari Dump” of New Mexico

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Soon to be excavated.  It allegedly includes ““several million” copies of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”

h/t: laughingsquid

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