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Unicycling and bagpiping Darth Vader with flames

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This is wonderful.

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Invited citizen journalist at GOP rally violently arrested for recording speakers

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Nydia Tisdale, a citizen journalist, was invited to a GOP rally in Atlanta, but State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens demanded that she (and not other, more friendly press) stop recording his speech; when she refused, he summoned a deputy who violently arrested her and then charged her with felony obstruction after she elbowed him while he was bending her over and pressing his groin into her buttocks.

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun in a minor key

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Another fantastic Major to Minor by Chase Holfelder. Song becomes sort of funny and ironic!

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The Neutron Dance, Pointer Sisters

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The lyrics were wrong. Some things have changed. I no longer feel my futile work day will be ended by nuclear war.

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Dashcam nails cops who beat man while shouting "Stop resisting arrest"

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Two cops from Bloomfield, NJ's police department have been indicted, and another plead guilty after a suppressed dashcam video showed them beating a man who was facing years in prison for "resisting arrest" (the DA dropped his charges right away).

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Adam Savage, muscle man!

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BB pal Adam Savage of Mythbusters is very proud of his incredible new muscle suit! Check out those guns and boulders!

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Features

Game of Thrones Book Club: Wayne Campbell Takes the Black

With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television season. No book spoilers past the TV show! Read the rest

A Victorian poisoning mystery

On New Year's Day 1886, London grocer Edwin Bartlett was discovered dead in his bed with a lethal quantity of liquid chloroform in his stomach. Strangely, his throat showed none of the burns that chloroform should have caused. Read the rest