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Old 02-24-2010, 06:11 PM   #781
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IotD'd in December 2006. http://cellar.org/iotd.php?threadid=12625

We beat the LA Times, America's worst newspaper, by over 3 years.
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Old 02-24-2010, 06:21 PM   #782
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Sorry about that, I just saw it and thought it was interesting.
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:04 PM   #783
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Looks like Ziggy
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Old 02-27-2010, 10:19 AM   #784
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Sunken Town Re-Emerges After 25 Years


(Feb. 26) -- Intentionally flooded in 1985 to make way for a reservoir, the former Venezuelan town of Potosi has suddenly made a haunting reappearance thanks to a historic drought brought on by the El Nino weather pattern.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:12 PM   #785
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S Korea child 'starves as parents raise virtual baby'

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A South Korean couple who were addicted to the internet let their three-month-old baby starve to death while raising a virtual daughter online, police said.
The pair fed their own premature baby just once a day in between 12-hour stretches at an internet cafe, the official Yonhap news agency reported.
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:25 PM   #786
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Sunken Town Re-Emerges After 25 Years


(Feb. 26) -- Intentionally flooded in 1985 to make way for a reservoir, the former Venezuelan town of Potosi has suddenly made a haunting reappearance thanks to a historic drought brought on by the El Nino weather pattern.
Brigadoon?
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We must all go through a rite of passage. It must be physical, it must be painful, and it must leave a mark.

I have no knowledge of the events which you are describing, and if I did have knowledge of them,
I would be unable to discuss them with you now or at any future period.



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Old 03-15-2010, 08:12 AM   #787
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This being from the daily mail, I have my doubts. Can anyone confirm?

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Donna Simpson already weighs 43st, but she is determined to nearly double her size to become the world's fattest woman.

The 42-year-old from New Jersey, U.S, is set on reaching the 1,000lb mark (71st) in just two years. Remarkably she insists she is healthy, despite now needing a mobility scooter when she goes shopping.

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Read the whole thing, and count how many truly WRONG things you can find...

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Ms Simpson already holds the Guinness World Record as the world's fattest mother, when she gave birth in 2007 weighing 38stone.

She needed a team of 30 medics to deliver her daughter Jacqueline during a high-risk Caesarean birth.

Yet although she can only move 20ft before needing to sit down, she wants to be even bigger.

'I'd love to be 1,000lb,' she said.

'It might be hard though. Running after my daughter keeps my weight down.'



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You might expect her long-term partner Philippe, 49, to advise her to slim down, but instead he encourages her to eat more.

He met Donna on a dating site for plus-size people and is a self-confessed fat admirer, although he himself only weighs 150lbs.

'I think he'd like it if I was bigger,' said Donna.

'He's a real belly man, and completely supports me.'
He must use a bloody CRANE then!

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To fund the massive $750 weekly food shop, she runs a website where men pay her to watch her eat fast food.
WTF?


There's more at the link. I don't CARE whether its true.
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Old 03-16-2010, 12:49 AM   #788
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Gee, something else New Jersey has to be proud of.
Fucking hoo-ray.
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:06 AM   #789
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They did a story/interview with her on the local news last night. I had to laugh at the woman that did the story. Back in the studio, talking about it with the anchor, she was tripping all over herself trying to be tactful and non-judgemental, on the air.
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Old 03-16-2010, 08:48 AM   #790
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Something along the lines of "and yes, this big fat tub of disgusting goo (not that there's anything wrong with that) hopes to reach her goal of bigger and fatter tub of disgusting goo."

Someone shoot her, please.
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Old 03-20-2010, 09:04 AM   #791
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Russian Firm to Bid on Air Force Tanker Program

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...s_Most_Popular

I doubt they will make the cut.
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:07 AM   #792
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KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - A burglar who spent about five hours on a store's computer after breaking into the business gave police all the clues they needed to track him down. Investigators said the 17-year-old logged into his MySpace account while at Bella Office Furniture and that made it easy for them to find him. He also spent time looking at pornography and trying to sell stolen items, all while using the business' computer.

He was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree burglary. Kennewick Police said he helped officers recover a cell phone stolen in the break-in.
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Old 03-28-2010, 09:24 PM   #793
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Band Instructor Arrested for Sexual Exploitation

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A band instructor and girls’ golf coach faces a felony charge after he was arrested for sexual exploitation by a school employee late this morning.
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Damn, he looks familiar.
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Old 03-31-2010, 03:27 PM   #794
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Old 03-31-2010, 03:30 PM   #795
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...he's a real belly man...
Uh, I call BS. There are not "belly" men.
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