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Selfie Photo Leads to Arrest of Smartphone Thief

For all the times you've had to look at some dimwit's photo of themselves with their mouth half-open in front of the bathroom mirror, there is at least some justice in the world. One idiot's pointless vanity led to his arrest.

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Category: Humor, Weird News
Miss Universe Canada Crowns Wrong Contestant Due to Typo
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Miss Universe Canada Crowns Wrong Contestant Due to Typo

In what has to be one of the cruelest things to ever happen due to a typo, 26-year-old Denise Garrido of Ontario reigned as the new Miss Universe Canada for a full 24 hours before being informed that she hadn't actually won the competition. Turns out, judges miscalculated and she came in fourth, not first.

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Teen Carves Name Into Egyptian Relic
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Teenager Carves Own Name Into 3,500-Year-Old Relic

Oh no, the Egyptians are going to be maaaaad...

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'American Idol' Stabbing
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Extreme ‘American Idol’ Fans Stab Each Other During Fight Over Who Should Win

'American Idol' may not be the ratings juggernaut it once was, but that doesn't mean its fans are any less passionate.

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Bird Ice Cream
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Bird-Flavored Ice Cream Is the Most Disgusting Thing You’re Dying to Try

Oh, Japan, you never disappoint.

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Psy Impersonator
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Psy Impersonator Fools Everyone at Cannes

It seems one of the disadvantages of always wearing sunglasses is that it makes it a lot easier for somebody to impersonate you. Even if you're incredibly famous. That's how an impostor managed to party it up at Cannes, while celebrities were excitedly tweeting about meeting Psy. 

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Teen Arrested for Stealing Friend's Virtual Money in RuneScape
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Teen Arrested for Stealing Friend’s Virtual Money in RuneScape

Theft is usually pretty cut-and-dry, but a teen in Wales definitely blurred the line when he stole and gave away a friend's stockpile of virtual money in the online role-playing game RuneScape. Does this qualify as a real crime?

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Woman Forces Stepdaughter to Wear Thrift Store Clothing for Being a Bully
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Mom Forces Stepdaughter to Wear Thrift Store Clothes for Being a Bully

We've seen parents use unique methods to punish kids in the past -- through Facebook and by making them carry signs on busy streets, for example. But a Utah woman punished her stepdaughter in the most creative way yet by forcing her to wear ill-fitting thrift store clothing for being a bully.

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Father Arrested After Letting 9-Year-Old Daughter Drive Car
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Father Arrested After Letting 9-Year-Old Daughter Drive Car

In our experience, parents generally let their small children drive when they're too drunk to drive themselves. But a father in Ohio was apparently stone cold sober when he let his 9-year-old daughter drive the family car. Can't blame alcohol for this one, dude. That dumb decision was all yours.

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Powerball
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Unlucky Woman Wins Powerball Only to Find She Bought Ticket Too Late

Here’s proof that timing is indeed everything.

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Category: Video, Weird News
Tan Mom video
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Tan Mom’s New Music Video Will Make Your Eyes Explode

Surely we all remember Patricia Krentcil, the tanned mess from New Jersey who made headlines for bringing her child into a tanning booth. Well, now she's made a music video, because that's the final arc of viral stardom in America. 

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Steak n' Shake Tip
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Steak ‘N Shake Server Gets a Whopping 7,000% Tip

CeCe Bruce had been working at a Steak n' Shake in Indiana for two years when she received the tip of a lifetime. After watching Bruce deal with some rude customers, a regular tipped $446 on her $5.96 check -- that's a 7,000 percent tip.

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Phaser
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The Future Is Now — Star Trek Phasers Are Real

You know how sometimes you're walking through Times Square, and it reminds you a little too much of 'Blade Runner,' then you get an email on your hand-sized computer/phone, and you have a massive panic attack because THE FUTURE IS NOW?!!!!! This video does not help that feeling. At all.

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Star Wars Convention
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‘Star Wars’ and ‘Doctor Who’ Brawl Breaks Out at Sci-Fi Convention

When one thinks of a sci-fi convention brawl, one conjures up images of Trekkies squaring off against guys dressed like Stormtroopers.

But what if the battle went down across the pond in Great Britain?

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Mom Puts Son Up for Adoption on Craigslist
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Mom Puts Three-Year-Old Son Up for Adoption on Craigslist

Craigslist is a great resource for meeting people and buying and selling almost anything. But when it comes to giving away children, there are probably better ways. That didn't stop a Texas woman from offering her three-year-old for adoption on the service, however.

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