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In El Salvador you can be Shot for Drunk Driving

Weird laws about drinking are a worldwide phenomenon, with international alcohol laws sometimes pretty far out there. Here in America, we have some truly strange regulations on the books as well. But, my favorite is El Salvador where there is actually a law on the books that says you can face a firing squad if charged with a DUI. Say what?

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Snow Swimming Is All the Frigid Fun Your Body Can Handle

The snow may have been coming down fast and furious, which meant it was the perfect time to take a dip.

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Category: Weird News
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Listen to World Champion Whistler Christopher Ullman Do His Thing

You've probably never hear "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" quite like this.

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Category: Music, Weird News
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Farmington, Maine, Throws Annual Parade for the Inventor of Earmuffs [Video]

Chester Greenwood was just fifteen years old when he invented earmuffs in 1873, known at the time as “Champion Ear Protectors.” Since then, his legacy has lived on in his hometown of Farmington, Maine, whose residents throw him a parade every year out of pure gratitude.

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Is There a Starbucks “War on Christmas”

Some of the silliest stuff happens in this world of ours, but none more silly than Starbucks finding itself drawn into the debate over the "War on Christmas."

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Mother Driving Boy, 9, Jumps Out of Moving Car After Spotting Spider

Fear of spiders is nothing new. This reaction to seeing one of our eight-legged friend, though, is.

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Category: Animals, Weird News
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See World’s Fastest Tortoise and Other Animal Record-Breakers

Sometimes, animals rise above the ranks of cute and head straight for the halls of history.

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Category: Animals, Weird News
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Woman Hit by Dinner Roll Sues Restaurant for $25,000

Remember the fabled "coffee is too hot" lawsuit? Well, it may have been topped.

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Category: Weird News
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Frank The Tortoise Has Been Found Safe!

The 50 pound tortoise that went missing last weekend has been found!

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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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What’s a Pay Phone? [Video]

If you were born in the 1900s, boy that make me feel old, you'll get a kick out of this. Realistically, if you were born anytime before December 31, 1999, you'll love this.

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Fifth Third River Bank Run Second Place Finisher Gets Bloody Shoes and Feet After ‘Rookie Move’

Jared Ward won the 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run with a time of 1:14:45 on Saturday, May 9.

Christo Landry finished in second place, just 16 seconds behind Ward. Landry's run may be most remembered for his bloody shoes and feet, the result of a "rookie move".

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