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Bart Simpson and Mr. Burns

Real Life Bart Simpson Appeared Before a Judge Named Mr. Burns

Last year a man from England named Bart Simpson was arrested for having a firearm in an airport. Simpson is 56, so you can't blame his parents for giving him the kind of name that would result in ridicule and, eventually, a life of crime. ('The Simpsons' has been on for that long. It only seems like it.)

It was just fate that he ended up with the same name as a cartoon troublemaker. And when his trial began earlier this month fate struck again. Bart Simpson would be facing a judge named Mr. Burns.

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Toddler Eats Condom at McDonald's
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Eww! Mother Says Toddler Ate Used Condom Found at McDonald’s

A trip to McDonald’s turned out to be anything but a happy meal for one Chicago-area family.

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Dog Eats 111 Pennies, Proves Dogs Will Eat Anything

People aren’t the only ones who can be money hungry.

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Cheating Husband

Woman Gets Back at Cheating Husband With Humorous Craigslist Ad

You know what they say about a woman scorned. Well, thanks to the internet, such feminine fury can now have a world-wide reach.

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Category: Humor, Weird News
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FBI Was Really Serious When It Labeled Juggalos a Gang

Remember when the FBI included Juggalos in their National Gang Threat Assessment, thus effectively labeling the rabid followers of the clown rock band the Insane Clown Posse a gang? It turns out, they were mostly trying to bust the Juggalos for racketeering. It had *nothing* to do with their terrible outfits.

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Category: Music, Weird News
Dumb Criminals
George County Sheriff / Cheeto / KGW

The Dumbest Criminals of 2013 (So Far)

Nothing makes us feel better on a bad day than reading about somebody really stupid and thinking "hey, at least we're not that guy." Maybe that makes us bad people, we don't know. All we do know is that it's funny when a drunk lady tries to outrun the cops by taking off her pants and hopping into a Power Wheels. 

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Grumpy Cat Commercial

Grumpy Cat is Going to Be a TV Star

Everyone's favorite grumpy cat, Grumpy Cat, has moved her success off the internet and into the real world.

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russell crowe UFO

Russell Crowe Thinks He Spotted a UFO

If you're not one of Russell Crowe's 825,000 followers on Twitter, maybe you should be. That way you can see a real-time play-by-play of how this whole UFO spotted outside of his office thing plays out.

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Power Wheels Truck

Drunk Woman Takes Off Pants, Flee Cops In Toy Power Wheels Truck

Jamie Craft of Jonesboro, Arkansas has herself quite a Tuesday.

The 28-year old kicked of her midweek adventure by getting good and drunk and crashing her Trans Am into the side of a mobile home. Mind you this was a proper, adult sized Trans Am, which becomes important later in this tale and also made what she did a pretty serious crime.

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Brave Dunkin’ Donuts Employee Fights Off Robber With Hot Coffee

In a scene we haven’t seen since Judge Reinhold fought off a robber in ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ an employee at a Dunkin’ Donuts in West Haven, Connecticut broke up a robbery by tossing coffee on the would-be thief.

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Internet Baby Naming Contest Thankfully a Hoax

Last week we reported that a horrible  mom was letting the internet vote to decide the name of her child for a measly $5,000. We can now thankfully say that the whole thing was a big, stinking hoax, perpetrated by none other than the company holding the contest.

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Bradford Batman
West Yorkshire Police

The UK’s Real Life Batman Has Been Identified

The mystery of the "The Bradford Batman" has been solved.

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Fresh Prince

‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Theme Prompts School Lockdown

Wow. So many people should be so embarrassed. Except, of course, for the Fresh Prince -- he's too fresh to be embarrassed. After mishearing the lyrics to the theme from 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' a receptionist called the police about a potential mass school shooting. Chaos ensued.

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West Yorkshire Police

Vigilante Dressed as Batman Drops Off Wanted Man at Police Station

There's a costumed superhero looking over Bradford.

Authorities in the Northern England city were confused and amused in the early morning hours of February 25 when a man dressed as Batman dropped off another man, who had been wanted for the handling of stolen goods, at one of the city's police stations.

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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence
Weinstein Company

Jennifer Lawrence’s Sweaty ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Clothes Auctioned for $12,000

The latest evidence for the fact that Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence has the public going "Fifty Shades of Cray" is that clothes worn by her 'Silver Linings' character, Tiffany, have been auctioned off for an eye-watering $12,000.

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