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Bank Robber Uses Pay Stub as ‘Demand Note’

We’ve all heard stories where stupid criminals accidentally leave behind incriminating evidence such as driver’s licenses and checkbooks when committing their crimes. In the case of one Chicago bank robber, his incriminating evidence is more along the lines of complete stupidity rather than happen chance.

Man Burns House While Trying To Melt Snow With Torch

Don’t try this at home – that is use a blowtorch to melt snow, especially when there is a wood home nearby. A New Bedford, Mass. failed to heed this advice when he used a blowtorch to melt ice on his back porch. He ended up setting his house on fire, causing up to $30,000 in damage.

Warning: Playing Wii Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

I have to wonder what the creators of Wii were thinking when they were developing the game. Could they have thought, “Many people who play video games are getting too fat, especially Americans. So let’s invent a game where they have to be active as well.” I’m not saying that is why they developed the game but it does make good sense.

Along that line of thinking, Wii should be a game that helps people get back into shape then – right? Well, not for many who are finding themselves hospitalized with “Wii-itis” types of injuries.

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Fake Holiday Cash Ruse Nabs Fugitives

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart recently came up with a brilliant idea to catch criminals that are wanted by the law. He set up a fake holiday cash ruse that led to the arrest of 230 suspects on warrants for forgery, aggravated battery and other crimes.

New ‘Flame-Broiled’ Body Spray From Burger King

Have you ever wanted to smell like a fast food hamburger but didn’t necessarily wanted to spread hamburger meat all over yourself? Worry no longer because Flame by Burger King is here – a new body spray for men that is described as having “the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-broiled meat.”

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Child Named ‘Adolf Hitler’ Denied Birthday Cake at Grocery Store

When the father of 3-year-old Adolf Hitler Campbell requested that his son’s name ‘Adolf Hitler’ be inscribed on his birthday cake, a New Jersey grocery store refused on the grounds that they considered it inappropriate.

Heath Campbell and his wife, Deborah, are upset not only with the decision made by the nearby ShopRite, but also with an outpouring of angry Internet postings in response to a local newspaper article about the cake.

Gun Shaped Egg Molds

Tired of boring eggs? Now you can start your morning off with a bang with Urban Trends ‘Gun Egg Fryer’ molds. From the pictures it appears there are four different models to choose from.

TP My House – Get Sprayed With Fox Urine

In Minnesota, a 50-year-old man who was fed up with teens toilet-papering his house decided to defend his property. And that he did with a squirt gun filled with fox urine. Now, Scott Wagar is in trouble with the law.

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Is Your Dog Counting Their Calorie Intake?

If your dog is “calorie’ conscience then here is a product that takes all the guesswork out. Introducing the 50 Calorie Snack Pouch from Pup-PeroniĀ®, the first treat that takes the guesswork out of indulging your dog. With each pouch, you can feel confident you’re giving your dog just the right amount.

New Ad From Big Three Automakers

Now that it appears that the big three U.S. automakers are going to get their bailout money from Uncle Sam, here is an advertisement that you would like to see them put out, but know they never will. Nevertheless it is pretty funny if you can look past the fact that it is our money (U.S. taxpayers) they will be getting.