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Carl Pettit is a writer and editor with interests ranging from international relations and political humor to the arts and modern media.
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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Google Wants to Own ‘Love’

Being one of the most successful companies on the planet ever has got to be tough sometimes. That’s a lot of responsibly to carry around. All Google really wants is some "love." Well, actually, the company wants to own the .love domain extension, and it has made its intentions known. All other would-be .love suitors need to beware. This is a battle for "love," after all, and no one likes to lose in love.

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Category: Weird News
World Champion Eaters
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10 Mind-Blowing World Champion Eaters

Sometimes you go too far, and take one too many extra helpings, letting that third piece of pie do you in. The price you pay could be simply a bulging stomach, which you can alleviate by undoing your belt, or if you’re extremely unlucky, you might be kept up all night with a bad case of heartburn.

Would you believe that there are some people out there who actually court these kinds of digestive disasters?

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Ray Bradbury Facts
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury, the man who penned numerous fantasy and science fiction classics of American literature, like ‘Fahrenheit 451’ and ‘The Martian Chronicles,’ died June 5th, 2012, in Los Angeles at the age of 91.

Bradbury was a master of the written word. His wonderful imagination seemed to hold no bounds. He wrote more than two-dozen novels in his lifetime, and helped cement science fiction as a true literary genre. His lyrical prose, combined with his provocative storylines, captivated the hearts and minds of his readers.

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Brendon Thorne, Getty Images

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse: A Beginners Guide

Zombies, zombies and more zombies. Everywhere you look these days, you’re bound to run into a bunch of bloody zombies. We’ve got books about zombies ('World War Z,' 'Tooth and Nail'), television shows about zombies ('The Walking Dead') and tons of zombie movies, like the classic ‘The Night of the Living Dead,’ and the more recent ‘28 Days Later.’ Not to mention the real life flesh-munchers like Rudy Eugene and others who are making us all believe that some sort of virus has been released on the masses that will no doubt bring about the zombie apocalypse. 

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Denny's Fried Cheese Melt

Man Pays for Denny’s Breakfast With Sack of Marijuana

Sometimes when you’ve got a terrible case of the "munchies," but not a lot of money in your pocket, you just can’t be stopped from doing something pretty rash. The body needs nourishment, after all, and you don’t want to walk around with a growling stomach all night. You’ve got to eat.

A gentleman from Niagara Falls, NY, was faced with just such a dilemma due to his snack cravings. He wanted some food, but apparently didn’t have enough cash to pay for his meal.

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‘Divorce Hotel’ Lets You End Your Marriage In Style

Divorce is almost always a sad affair. No matter what the reasons are for the break-up, there are usually hurt feelings and uncertainties about changes in life, the division or property and how to best take care of the children, if there are any.

The Dutch, in all of their ingenuity, have come up with a novel concept. In Amsterdam and The Hague, there is a company that now offers a service where couples can check into a stylish "Divorce Hotel."

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Category: Video, Weird News
Deep-Fried Food
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10 of the Best (and Oddest) Deep-Fried Foods

There are some foods that we, as human beings, collectively enjoy when deep fried in vats of cooking oil, like crispy chicken and French fries. A lot of these deep-fry choices make pretty good sense, while others are a bit more dubious, and push the bounds of what can actually be called "food." Here's a list of some of the most delicious deep-fried items around, and a few that might make you think twice before taking your first bite.

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