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Restaurant Causes Uproar By Banning Kids Under Age Six

McDain's Restaurant, in suburban Pittsburgh, isn't what you would call a kid-friendly establishment.

The eatery has instituted a new policy banning children younger than six beginning this coming Sunday.

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Politician Almost Struck By Lightning As He Criticizes NJ Governor Chris Christie [VIDEO]

New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney has been feuding with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over the state's budget for some time. During their battle of words, Sweeney has called Christie a "punk" and a "bully," admitted he'd like to 'punch in the head," and then refused to apologize for these remarks.

But when Sweeney began to criticize Christie during a recent interview with a local Fox affiliate, something happened that may cause him to reconsider that apology.

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Three Kids Served Spiked Smoothies at a Colorado Restaurant

Lately, it seems easier for a small child to score a cocktail than an 18-year-old with a fake ID.

In the most recent story, Pam Bruenning and her three young children went into a Chili's in Longmont, Colorado on July 4 and ordered fruit smoothies. When her daughter complained of dizziness and stomach pains, Bruenning took a sip of the girl's drink and discovered it was loaded with tequila.

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Kid in Banana Suit Attacks Gorilla Mascot in Ohio [VIDEO]

This certainly isn't the way nature intended it.

A teenager who may or may not still be wearing a banana suit is at large after an unprovoked assault on the gorilla mascot that a Verizon Wireless Center in Strongsville, Ohio employs to promote its store.

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Teacher Uses Angry Birds to Explain Projectile Motion to Students

With over 200 million downloads to mobile devices, Angry Birds is a full-fledged phenomenon. Now an Atlanta teacher has found a way to use it as an educational tool as well.

Since the birds are catapulted into the sky, John Burk, a ninth-grade physics teacher, felt it was a great way to teach students the laws of projectile motion.

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New York Pet Shop Forbids Drunk People from Making Purchases [VIDEO]

Add buying a pet to the list of things best not done while drunk.

Le Petite Puppy, a pet shop located among the bars in New York's West Village, has long had a problem with revelers rolling into its confines after happy hour, wanting to play with or purchase a new furry friend.

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Extreme Couponer Banned For Life From All Walmarts

Being banned for life from discount giant Walmart is a pretty harsh punishment for someone who embraces the growing trend of “extreme couponing.”

But that’s what allegedly happened to self-described extreme couponer April Cuavas, who claims she was banned from every Walmart in the nation after a confrontation with the store manager of Walmart’s Boise, Idaho location over the store’s policy of matching the coupons of other chains.

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Oops! TV News Reporter Caught Smoking While Covering Fire [VIDEO]

TV reporter Brad Woodward picked about the worst time possible to be caught taking a smoke break.

The five-year veteran of KHOU news in Houston was happily puffing away when the anchors cut to his coverage of an oil fire.

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Anti-Tanning PSA Shows Women Burning Themselves With Waffle Irons and Toasters [VIDEO]

“Indoor tanning is out,” says the Canadian Dermatology Association, who’ve placed tanning beds squarely in their crosshairs with a new web PSA that shows young women singing their skin with a clothes iron, toaster and waffle iron. Ouch. The CDA hopes these exaggerated examples of frying one’s skin hammers home the dangers of tanning. According to their website:

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Engineers Finally Rule Whether Toilet Paper Rolls Should Go Over or Under

It’s an age-old question (and probably the cause of more than one marital argument): Which way should toilet paper rolls be oriented? This is serious business, people. So serious that even engineers have gotten involved. The awesome folks at EngineeringDegree.net put together an infographic covering everything from the history of toilet paper to the physics involved in how it’s hung and the pros and cons of each.

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Nevada Gives Thumbs-Up To Driverless Cars on the Road [VIDEO]

YouTube A bill has passed in Nevada that makes it legal for Google’s fleet of driverless cars to take to the state’s roads.

The hope is that in the future, these automated cars could avoid the crashes currently caused by distracted driving. Several companies are already hard at work creating the technology necessary to make it happen.

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55 Foot Sea Monster Found In China

A very large (to say the least) unidentified sea creature washed up on a beach in Guangdong, China recently.

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