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Cat Caught Trying to Smuggle Contraband into Prison
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Cat Caught Trying to Smuggle Contraband into Prison

Generally, it's impossible to get cats to do anything on command, let alone smuggle contraband. But a kitty in Brazil was recently detained for attempting to sneak nearly a dozen items into a prison in the northeastern town of Arapiraca.

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Tuna Sells For a Cool $1.76 Million Dollars

It's a story that should make everybody want to invest in a fishing boat. A 489 pound bluefish tuna caught off the coast of Japan has just been sold for $1.76 million during an auction at Toyko's Tsukiji fish market. 

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Prison Guards Catch Cat Armed With Escape Tools

A cat in Brazil is in custody after being caught trying to smuggle all sorts of contraband into the Luiz de Oliveira Souza prison.

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See Crazy Photos From Coney Island’s New Year’s Polar Bear Swim

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club's annual New Year's swim looks like a great time. People in costumes, swimming, having fun. We probably should've gone, but there was that whole hangover thing to deal with. Which makes us wonder, does jumping into the freezing Atlantic ocean cure a hangover? If so, we're totally there next year.

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Subway ‘Sandwich Artist’ Fired Over Ketchup Dispute Gone Awry

Maybe Subway is stepping up their game a tad. They've made it abundantly clear that they now have avocados and sriracha sauce, and they will NOT be putting ketchup on anybody's sandwich. At all. They don't even have ketchup, and one employee was willing to fight to prove it. They don't call them sandwich artists for nothing.

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Teen Girl Drugs Parents So She Can Go Online Past Curfew
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Teen Drugs Parents So She Can Stay Online Past Curfew

We've all heard the stories about stressed-out parents drugging their unruly toddlers with a dose of Benadryl so that they can get some shut-eye, but this is certainly a new twist. On December 28, a 16 year-old girl and her 15-year-old friend from Northern California decided to buy her parents two milkshakes from a local fast-food joint and crush prescription sleeping pills in them so that they can explore the wonderful world of the Internet without that pesky 10 p.m. curfew.

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Unemployed Couple Visits Disneyland Every Day for a Year
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Unemployed Couple Visits Disneyland Every Day for a Year

While the rest of the unemployed masses dutifully send out resumes, a California couple decided on a different strategy instead and went to Disneyland every day for a year. And what did they get for this achievement? A free night in the Dream Suite, a luxury apartment located in the park's New Orleans Square. Um, congratulations?

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Woman Arrested for Beating Up Boyfriend After Unsatisfying Sex

(Since this is a sad/weird story as opposed to just weird, please enjoy the kitten above.)

When Florida woman Jennie Scott started having sex with her boyfriend Jiliberto Deleon, she was already annoyed

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Woman Accuses Ghost of Stealing Her Resume

Debbie Zamacona believes a ghost stole her resume. She even went so far as telling the police about this paper-swiping apparition. And that might not even be the strangest thing about the subsequent police report.

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Category: Humor, Video, Weird News
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18-Year-Old Brazilian Woman Auctioning Off Virginity to Pay Mom’s Medical Bill

After Rebeca Bernardo's mother suffered a debilitating stroke, the 18-year-old tried waitressing and other "legitimate" forms of employment to raise funds for mom's care.

But when that wasn't enough, Bernardo turned to the world's oldest profession. Inspired by fellow Brazilian Catarina Migliorini, who raised $ 780,000 by auctioning off her virginity, Bernardo decided to put her first time on the block.

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Category: Weird News
Drawing of the Obamadon and Other Prehistoric Lizards
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Obama Now Has a Prehistoric Lizard Named After Him

In one of the most bizarre namesake ideas ever, president Barack Obama can now proudly tell his children that he has a prehistoric lizard named after him. The aforementioned lizard is called "The Obamadon" or scientifically speaking 'Obamadon gracilis'. We kid you not. Try saying that name five times fast!

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Category: Animals, Weird News
James And The Giant Peach
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How Many Seagulls Would You Need to Lift James’ Giant Peach?

In the popular Roald Dahl children's book 'James and the Giant Peach,' the title character devises a clever ploy in which he gets exactly 501 seagulls to lift his beloved over-sized fruit up in the air and away from a gang of hungry sharks.

Dahl had been an ace fighter pilot before becoming an author, so it stands to reason he knew a little bit about the physics behind such a skyward movement.

But apparently he didn't. Not even close.

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Category: Amazing, Weird News
Kid Creates Own Social Network
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Parents Kick Kid Off Facebook, So He Creates His Own Social Network

After the parents of 11-year-old Zachary Marks discovered that he joined Facebook despite being too young to do so, they naturally kicked him off the site and issued a stern warning. So, the enterprising young man did the only thing he could -- he created his own social network.

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Category: Weird News
Has Bigfoot Really Been Captured?
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Has Bigfoot Actually Been Captured?

After that hoax out of Russia, we swore we'd never be duped by a faked Bigfoot capture again. But a recent report, which comes from an organization called the Mid-America Bigfoot Research Center, could be the news that Yeti believers have been waiting for.

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Category: Amazing, Weird News
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Oxford Graduate Lives ‘Hobbit’ Lifestyle in Wales

58-year-old Oxford Graduate Emma Orbach decided 13 years ago to shun society and live in a mudhut she built herself and named 'Tir Ysbrydol' or "Spirit Land" in Welsh. Emma keeps absolutely no technology or electricity in her home; even when her children visit, they are banned from bringing devices such as cell phones or laptops with them.

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