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10 Food Myths You Probably Believe

All too often we get carried away believing (or worse, repeating) everything we are told and don't spend enough time questioning what's actually been said. We've picked 10 very common health mantras you hear everyday and weeded out the worst of the lies, because we want you to eat all the avocados. All of them.

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Guy Robs Bank, Returns Later to Complain He Didn’t Get Enough Cash

If you're planning to rob a bank, we have two pieces of advice for you: 1) Don't do it, and 2) if you do, don't go back to the same bank later that day to complain about not getting enough money.

Authorities in Syracuse, New York, say 28-year-old Arthur Bundrage did both of those things.

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Big Tex, Beloved Landmark, Burns In Accidental Fire

Big Tex, the beloved mascot of the Texas State Fair who stood at the gates greeting fairgoers for sixty years, caught fire yesterday. Even the hardest-bitten cowboy is shedding a tear today.

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Snoop Dogg Drops It Like It’s ‘Hot’ in Hot Pockets Commercial

We all know Snoop Dogg is a hot emcee, and, apparently, he can still drop it like it's hot. Eight years after dropping the infectious hit, Snoop has turn his single into a jingle for the microwaveable treat Hot Pockets.

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College Student Returns $690 Million Check

Because his late father was an Air Force veteran, 22-year-old Allen Smith gets a check from the VA every month. The $650 helps pay his college expenses but, like many students, he could always use some more.

He got a lot more earlier this month, when he opened his VA check and was staring right at the staggering sum of $690 million.

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Girl Scouts Use Sasquatch to Promote Positive Self-Esteem
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Girl Scout Troop Uses Bigfoot to Promote Self-Esteem

With all the peer pressure surrounding young girls today, it can be difficult to foster self-esteem in a society that often demands perfection -- "perfect" hair, "perfect" skin, and so on and so forth. In order to combat this harmful pressure, the Cadette Girl Scout Troop #22052 put together an incredibly cute and creative video that use Bigfoot to preach the beauty of being who you are and not following the crowd. The video itself was also researched, written, directed, and produced by the bright young women of the Troop.

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Petoskey Batman Busted Again– Girlfriend Petoskey Batgirl Shows Support on Facebook

 

The last we'd heard of Petoskey Batman (Harbor Springs man, Mark Wayne Williams), he was auctioning off his Batman suit to cover the legal fees he acquired after his arrest for scaling a building in downtown Petoskey. Apparently the Ebay route isn't working out for him. That, or the lure or crime fighting is just too strong,  because Petoskey Batman has been busted again. State troopers arrested the 33-year-old Saturday night after he refused to leave a crime scene.  He was wearing the Batman suit, of course.

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Enjoy Some Snake On Your Slice With Everglades Pizza

Pineapple not exotic enough for you? Jalapenos leave you cold? Then if you're looking for an unusual pizza, look no further than a southwest Florida pizzeria known as Evan's Neighborhood Pizza, and their Everglades pie.

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Texting Woman Walks Off Cliff

Texting while driving? Dangerous. Texting while walking? Generally just a bit impolite if you're in a crowded area.

At least, that's normally the case. If you live near a cliff, it might not be a great idea.

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Did Google Street View Capture the Image of a UFO?

After years of being ridiculed, we may finally have proof that UFOs do indeed exist, and it comes from the unlikeliest of places -- Google Street View. Who's laughing now, skeptics?

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Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Incites Gang Warfare in Bangkok

Watching the globally viral 'Gangnam Style' video too many times may make you want to shoot yourself -- and now Psy's claim to fame is actually inciting some people to shoot each other.

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Newly Divorced Woman Launches Wedding Ring Into Space

In the wake of a failed marriage there are many questions. While, "what should I do with my wedding band?" probably isn't atop the "post matrimony to-do list", it's still a loaded question. Recent divorcee Rebecca Gibbs, an uber-creative New Zealander faced with that very question, decided to take matters into her own hands and launch the symbol of her failed marriage into space.

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