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Things to do in Denver when you’re dead – 2 men arrested for driving corpse to the pub.

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September 17, 2011
Denver. Some say that come the Second Coming, Denver will be the place to be. It is really that great.

When two men from Denver found their friend had died, they went to bars and restaurants whilst he lay motionless in the back of the car. Like a scene from Weekend at Bernies only tragic and true and far from funny.
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Inept Drug smuggler hides cocaine in clams. Gets caught. Obviously.

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September 9, 2011
Inept Drug smuggler hides cocaine in clams. Gets caught. Obviously.

This is a clam. If ever something was designed for not smuggling drugs in, then this was probably it. It is small. It is a mollusc. In what world would you fill these with cocaine and attempt to smuggle them into America? Oh yes, this world. This one which is full of ineptitude. Top...
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Police Quango spends £6.5m on lingerie, judo and Karaoke in a bid to cut spending

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August 31, 2011
Police Quango spends £6.5m on lingerie, judo and Karaoke in a bid to cut spending

A quango is not  a soft drink; it is not a South American dictator, nor indeed an Amazonian reptile. It is not a colour and it is not a pretentious name for a pretentious bar. In fact, it is an acronym for quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation and is pretty much as interesting as it sounds....
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American puts fireworks in a coffee grinder 600 years after the Chinese invent them. Inevitable explosions follow.

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July 12, 2011
American puts fireworks in a coffee grinder 600 years after the Chinese invent them. Inevitable explosions follow.

Back in the 7th Century, when the Chinese were harassed by evil spirits, dastardly ghosts and were afflicted by all things spooky and without explanation, they blew the hell out of them with the precursor to what we know today as fireworks. In reality they were probably little more than bamboo firecrackers that made...
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After Flight 1549 and the Miracle on the Hudson, New York will now kill and cook the geese responsible

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June 18, 2011
After Flight 1549 and the Miracle on the Hudson, New York will now kill and cook the geese responsible

Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger did an incredible thing. A majestic, fabulous, brave, mesmerising and some might say, insane thing. He made a decision on January 15th 2009 that most probably saved the lives of 155 people. Along with the other crew members of US Airways Flight 1549, he landed a plane on the Hudson River....
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£14 billion UK food mountain gets wasted every year.

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April 12, 2011
£14 billion UK food mountain gets wasted every year.

Hey you. Yeah you. How much food did you throw away yesterday? last week? How about last year? What about just at lunch time today? Well we can tell you how much food you throw away. Not in literal terms. We can’t tell you what you jettison, be it corn fakes or bacon, marmalade...
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