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Ninja Turtles to Shoot in April
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‘Ninja Turtles’ Reboot to Begin Production in April?

When it was announced that 'Transformers' director Michael Bay was going to produce a reboot of the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' franchise, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth across the great expanse of the internet. Then there was the title change, removing "teenage" and "mutant" from the equation (at least on the surface). Then there was the script leak and the reveal that the Turtles were now aliens. Then there was the announcement of Jonathan Liebesman as director. To say that fans were unhappy would be an understatement -- things got so ugly that Bay had to personally address them on his blog.

But the film is still moving forward. In fact, it looks like it may start shooting in April.

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Category: Movies, Weird News
Bacon Lollipop
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Suck On a Delicious Brown Sugar, Maple and Bacon Lollipop

Bacon is a meat of the gods — a perfectly greasy man-snack that's acceptable in any and all situations. For starters, there's bacon shaving cream, bacon maple ale and a meaty, bacon coffin. You name it, we're on board. Of cou

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Category: Weird News
Weird Chicago Tours
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Go Here: The Weird Chicago Tour

Chicago's may be known as "The Windy City," but who cares about wind, besides oscillating fan enthusiasts, and who cares about them besides their moms? Chicago is also touted as the most haunted city in America, and that's way more awesome. You know what else is awesome? Gangsters, red light districts and serial killers.

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Fight Over Sandwich Leads To Arrest Of West Michigan Man

A fight over a ham sandwich quickly escalated and led to the arrest of a Hastings man late last month.

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Joe Biden
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The Internet Really Wants to Give Joe Biden a Reality Show

They say politics is becoming more and more like reality television. Now a new petition that's rapidly collecting e-signatures on the White House's We The People webpage wants the Obama administration to go all in on this premise and produce a reality show featuring Vice President Joe Biden.

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Tuna Sells For a Cool $1.76 Million Dollars

It's a story that should make everybody want to invest in a fishing boat. A 489 pound bluefish tuna caught off the coast of Japan has just been sold for $1.76 million during an auction at Toyko's Tsukiji fish market. 

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Compressorhead
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Jam Out With All-Robot Band ‘Compressorhead’

The all-robot band Compressorhead makes those Chuck E. Cheese animatrons look like a bunch of clowns!

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Elvis Presley
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School Bans Musical Because Elvis’ Lyrics Are Too Sexual

Nearly forty years after his death, Elvis Presley is still getting some parents in Utah “All Shook Up” over lyrics they say are too sexual for students to perform in their high school musical. The complaints that ultimately led the school administration to ban the production.

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Category: Music, Weird News
Subway ketchup
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Subway Sandwich Artist Flips Out On Customer Who Demands Ketchup

Most Subway sandwich shops don't have ketchup. While it may seem weird that a fast food chain would ignore such a popular condiment, when you consider Subway doesn't offer burgers or fries it makes more sense.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
KFC
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Worst Jewel Thieves Ever Tunnel Into KFC By Mistake

Peter Welsh and Dwayne Doolan really wanted to steal some jewels on New Year's Eve. So the Australians first threw spark plugs at the windows of Wrights Classique Jewellers in Queensland in hopes that would break them in. When that didn't work, they tried to barge in through the back door -- only to find themselves in the neighboring Animal Welfare League.

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Category: Weird News
'Iron Man' Arc Reactor Proposal
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Geek Proposes to Girlfriend With Replica of ‘Iron Man’ Arc Reactor

When YouTube user Eddie Zarick wanted to propose to his girlfriend, as an electronics geek and 'Iron Man' nerd, he wanted to make it an extra-special occasion. His girlfriend had always been very supportive of his work with electronics and she is also a huge fan of 'Iron Man.' Thus, Eddie's nickname of "Tony Stark" was born.

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guy fieri s'mores pizza
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Of Course Guy Fieri’s S’Mores Pizza Is Terrible

Seriously, we don't know what people were expecting when they bought a frozen Guy Fieri brand frozen S'mores pizza, but apparently it wasn't cayenne pepper. Unfortunately, that's what they got. On the bright side, the people who bought this pizza, which is available at Walmart and Sam's Club, weren't afraid to write scathing, hilarious reviews online. 

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