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Ice Cream Parlor Sells Cicada-Filled Ice Cream

Ok, I've heard of some pretty strange things in food. But cicadas? That's those loud annoying bugs that swarm down once every few years and devastate crops, make a bunch of noise and then disappear again for a few years. I guess this is one way of getting rid of them - if you can stomach it! There's no amount of hot fudge that will make me eat this!

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couchpotato29, Flickr
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Man Pays Disputed Bill With 2,500 Pennies

The last time I checked pennies were still considered legal U.S. tender. I remember having to pay tolls every morning to go across the bridges in New York and there were so many times I only had pennies to give them. They would refuse and wouldn't let me cross until I came up with some cash. My question is, if businesses and government offices aren't willing to accept pennies as payment, why is the U.S. Mint STILL producing them?

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News 12 Long Island
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Freak Bounce House Accident Injures 13 [VIDEO]

It's time for those summer parties for the kids and everyone loves a bounce house right? You have to tie those things down really well or this could happen at your next party! Anyone remember the high winds we had last week? My suggestion is use a vehicle or two, at least they aren't going to get blown away!

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Company Offers Year’s Supply of Pabst Blue Ribbon to New Employee

Times are tough and lots of people are still looking for a job. There are companies out there willing to go the extra mile to get you in their company. Of course, it would take something OTHER than PBR to get me to apply!

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Police Fire Gunshots at Concrete Alligator [VIDEO]

How scary are alligators? So scary they don't even need to be real to cause a commotion.

Three police officers in Independence, Missouri fired gunshots at a gator near a pond last Sunday before realizing it was actually a lawn ornament.

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$765 Beer Comes Wrapped in Roadkill [VIDEO]

Have we really stooped to this level? Drinking out of ROAD KILL? I guess now we can start picking up what we run over and turn it into something grand? All I can say is EW!

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Personal Jetpacks Closer to Becoming a Reality [VIDEO]

I think this is so cool! I really wish I could win the lottery so I could get my name on the waiting list for the personal jet pack! Think about it, doing your morning commute with one of these things would be a BREEZE! No more traffic jams!

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Dad Drops Daughter in Attempt to Catch Foul Ball [VIDEO]

So guys, if you are going to drop your kid trying to catch a foul ball, you should at least CATCH THE BALL! This guy ditches his daughter because she can't get her arms up fast enough to catch it herself. I guess he won't be getting a card from her on Father's Day!

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Cell Phones May Cause Cancer, Says New Study

It seems every other day there's something that we use every day that will cause cancer. Now they are saying using a cell phone will cause cancer - something my dad said from the very invention of them. Now they are classifying cell phones on the same level as DDT and gasoline engine exhaust. Really? That's cool. You'll have to pry my cell phone from my cold, dead hands before I go back to using a payphone!

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Sazzy B, flickr
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Lightsaber Prank Gets Wannabe Jedis Suspended, Banned From Graduation

We all know that kids can do some dumb things once in a while - heck, we've all done something we aren't proud of. But to be suspended and not allowed to walk in a graduation ceremony because something "could have happened" is carrying it a little too far.

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Charles Sporn, Flickr
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Man Sues for $15,000 After Pricking Finger on a Rose

I have heard of dumb lawsuits before, but this one really takes the cake, er the bouquet! Some people need to wake up and literally smell the roses and stop trying to get something for nothing. I really hope the judge tosses this one and makes this guy pay the court costs. I just feel sorry for his wife - she has to live with this guy!

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Outbreak of Horse Herpes Forces Rodeo Queens to Ride Stick Ponies [VIDEO]

If your horse becomes sick and you still need to compete, what do you do? Well, these ladies pulled out the stick horses and held their competition.

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