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University Medical Center, Tuscon
University Medical Center, Tuscon
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Man Impaled Through Eye by Pruning Shears, Retains Sight [PICTURE, VIDEO]

86-year-old LeRoy Luetscher dropped his pruning shears while gardening, and tripped and fell when he went to pick them up. In a horrifying mishap, the handle of the shears entered into his right eye-socket and made its way all the way to the middle of his neck.

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Handout
Handout
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Astronomers Discover Planet Made of Diamonds

In the most stunning piece of planetary news since Pluto’s sad demotion, astronomers have found a star-orbiting land mass that is so dense its carbon is crystalline — which means it’s basically a planet made out of diamonds.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Marines in Afghanistan Banned From Making Audible Farts

The military has banned Marines serving in Afghanistan from emitting audible farts, as such gastrointestinal expressions offend the Afghan people.

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The Sun
The Sun
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Arizona Mom Strives to Be Fattest Woman Ever [VIDEO]

World’s fattest mom Susanne Eman weighs 728 pounds, and the 32-year-old mother of two is consuming over 20,000 calories a day in hopes of eventually setting the all-time record for heaviest woman, which is 1,600 pounds.

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Macomb Daily
Macomb Daily
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Driver’s Fred Flintstone Braking Technique Results in Multiple Crashes [VIDEO]

A Georgia man was aware that his pickup truck had no functional brakes when he took it for  a drive Wednesday afternoon. But the 24-year-old was under the mistaken — and likely Saturday morning cartoon-influenced — impression he could just stop the vehicle by sticking his foot out the door and dragging it across the pavement, Fred Flinstone-style.

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Azteca Trece
Azteca Trece
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Mexican Man Believes He Has Captured a Fairy [VIDEO]

Fairy mania is sweeping a neighborhood in Guadalajara, Mexico after a local man claimed he captured one of the mythical sprites.

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Asda
Asda
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Spanx for Men Promises to Eliminate Unsightly Beer Belly

 

Women have long turned to body-shaping undergarments to present a sleeker figure — now, men can too. Asda, Britain’s answer to Wal-Mart, is now selling the male equivalent of popular girdle brand Spanx (jokingly called Manx) for about ten bucks an undie.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Old Guy Teeters Atop a Bottle and Displays Other Amazing Feats of Balance [VIDEO]

This elderly street performer kicks off his show by walking around on his hands. It’s impressive, no doubt, but it probably wouldn’t turn a lot of heads if it wasn’t for his age.

His next trick, however, is amazing at any age. Yet, for whatever reason, the crowd doesn’t seem too impressed. Check it out below.

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Channel Four News
Channel Four News
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UFO Appears in Background of British News Segment [VIDEO]

Some sort of mysterious flying thing was spotted zipping across the background of an interview with Parliament member Tom Watson on England’s Channel Four News yesterday.

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Youtube
Youtube
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Woman’s Hair No Match for Car Stereo Speakers [VIDEO]

While a typical car stereo produces about 100 watts of sound this sound system can belt out up to 40,000.

As you can see from the video below, that type of wattage makes for a hair-raising experience when the bass gets heavy. Our sympathies to anyone who hitches a ride with a fellow who’s installed this supercharged monster in his car.

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YouTube
YouTube
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This Super-Tiny Computer Actually Works [VIDEO]

With the latest Macbook Air weighing in at just over two pounds, it seems that computers just keep getting smaller and smaller — and this one, smaller than a human finger, is positively byte-sized.

The coolest part? It actually works.

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MGM
MGM
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‘Amityville Horror’ House for Sale – Look Inside! [VIDEO]

The four-bedroom home featured in scary movie classic ‘The Amityville Horror’ is up for sale. The asking price is $1.35 million for the Tom’s River, NJ house, which features a pool, theater and killer lakeside view. 

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