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.

via, arbroath

“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.

via, cordjefferson

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

Well, He Does Carry a Hatchet and Get Pretty Animated About Violence and Weird Stuff

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Remember Kai, the homeless hatchet-wielding hitchhiker? Well, he’s now wanted for murder in New Jersey.

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“To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet’s nest is a very bad idea”

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A Swedish man was found dead, and bloated like a whale carcass after getting all up in a hornet’s nest.

via, fark

One of the Better Disguises Ever…

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But even after getting breast implants, dressing like a prostitute, and taking the name “Rosalinda”, escaped Colombian prisoner Giovanni Rebolledo was caught by police.

via, arbroath

Born Margaret Wiggum on March 23, 1919

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The obituary for Matt Groening’s mother is full of familiar names.

“Bro, I Knew Something Was Wrong When A Pretty Little White Girl Ran Into a Black Man’s Arms.”

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Charles Ramsey is your hero of the day.

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Transactional Sex

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An overlooked hazard of extreme climate change

painting by John Everett Millais

Man Loses Life Savings On a Carnival Game

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“and all he has to show for it is a stuffed banana with dreadlocks”

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