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New Zealand Environmentalist Wants All Cats Off The Island

An environmentalist in New Zealand is dead serious about banning cats on the island.  According to the article from the AP, Gareth Morgan claims cats have killed off several species of native birds in the country.

Morgan set up a website called Cats to Go that encourages people to make their current cat their last.  He does not advocate for euthanasia, and would rather that the cats

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Category: animals, Weird News
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Beer-Filled Donuts… Need I Say More?

From Psyhco Donuts!  A donut with real beer in the filling and Beer Nuts on top!   This donut place in San Jose has some crazy concoctions like Strawberry Margarita, Cinnamon Troll and may more, check them out here.  Would you eat something like this?  I don't know about

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Category: Food, Weird News
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Teacher’s Sues School Due To Her “Fear Of Children”

A story from cincinatti.com brings up an interesting topic of lawsuits and discrimination. Here's the backstory from the article.
A longtime French and Spanish high school teacher is suing the Mariemont school district, alleging it discriminated again

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MIT Student Invents Ice that Tells Friends to Take Him Home When He's Had One Too Many
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MIT Student Invents Ice That Tattles on Binge Drinkers

When it comes to ice, we only want it to do one thing -- make our drinks cold. We certainly don't want it to snitch to our friends after we've had one too many. But a MIT student has invented exactly that -- digital ice that monitors how quickly someone is drinking and sends out an alert when they've hit their limit.

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Astronauts Wanted for Mission to Mars – No Experience Necessary

If you've ever dreamed of embarking on a journey to space but never quite felt like you had the chops to hang with the NASA elite, now would be a good time to try to locate an Illudium PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator and a solid pair of moon boots: you just might qualify to go to Mars.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
New Facebook Help Will Help Find Who Gave You the Flu
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New Facebook App Will Help You Find Out Who Gave You the Flu

After last year's flu season, which health officials say was one of the mildest in the past 30 years, the illness is back with a vengeance. Well, if you're unlucky enough to currently have the flu, at least a new Facebook app can help track down the diseased jerk who gave it to you in the first place.

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‘Alarm Clock’ Dog Helps Narcoleptic to Live Normal Life

Many jokes are made about narcolepsy, but it can be quite a devastating affliction... unless you have a furry friend helping to keep you on your toes!

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Drunken Man Goes for Joyride on Airport Runway

An airport can be one of the quietest places in the world to spend Christmas Eve; that is as long as there isn’t a deviant bartender somewhere in the place feeding last-minute travelers a high-octane concoction of holiday despair and Makers Mark. At that point, everything from hurt feelings to an international incident is possible - and highly likely.

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Soon Your Smartphone Will Know Your Mood

Imagine a world where your smartphone can realize that you're angry or sad, and react accordingly. Thanks to the University of Rochester, it's not as far away as you might think.

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Verizon to Use Cable DVR to Spy on Customers
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New Verizon Cable Box to Spy on Customers

Verizon has recently patented a cable DVR box that will use audio and video to record and analyze what's going on in your living room so that they can provide targeted ads in real time on the TV to suit what's going on. Um, Big Brother much?

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It’s True, the World Really is Full of Rednecks! [VIDEO]

I grew up in Alabama. I moved to upstate New York when I was 22 and the first thing people said to me was, "How many branches does your family tree have?" What I discovered in living all over the country is... there are rednecks everywhere, even here. What's shocking is that they are literally sprinkled all over the world!

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North Carolina Man Needs Help Raising Money for Transatlantic Balloon Journey [VIDEO]

Remember the animated movie 'Up', where a house is lifted into the sky by a cluster of balloons? It seemed like something that would only exist in a movie, right? Well that's not exactly the case. A North Carolina man has twice successfully taken on the feat of traveling by way of helium filled balloons, and he's ready to do it again. This time, he is asking for you to help him cross the Atlantic ocean. 

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