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From the amusing news pile

A Florida teenager who called 911 last week asked police to place her in a Christian children’s shelter because she “heard her mother having sex.” Why? She felt “disrespected” by it. The mother explained to police that she had invited … Continue reading

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Is this the first Jesus sighting of the year?

Painful place to find it, in a bruise. Daft, if you ask me. The image appears to show the face of a man with medium-length hair, sunken eyes and a moustache, possibly a beard. Other interpretations suggest that rather than … Continue reading

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Another stupid teacher persecution story

Again I ask, what makes this news worth following, Associated Press? What makes this news? Her parents say a New Jersey elementary school teacher told a third-grader the Bible was inappropriate reading material for quiet time. Michelle Jordat tells MyFoxNY.com … Continue reading

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Pop culture vultures

If the entertainment world was a billiards table and every pop culture reference were a stripe or solid sitting on it, I’d be the cue ball that careens around the table yet drops into the dark corner pocket of cluelessness … Continue reading

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Kid loses library privs, gets a news article

Since I found it on Fark yesterday, it must be a precious snowflake story masquerading as real news. The headline says it all: Nazareth rescinds 7-year-old Tatamy boy’s library privileges over residency Dominick Philip’s mother says her little boy was … Continue reading

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How to lose a finger playing volleyball

Wear a ring to your game, get it caught in the net and yank too hard, that’s how. If you don’t actually lose your finger, you will lose the ring you were wearing when doctors have to cut it off … Continue reading

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Yet another believing is seeing moment

Why does the media report these things? A while back I mentioned a woman who claimed she’d found shells on the beach looking like Jesus and Mary. This time around, it’s a lump of what might be bone or shell … Continue reading

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People see what they want to see – Jesus in the clouds, for example

“Unbelievable!” says the voice in the video. Yes, it certainly is unbelievable that anyone would stare at a cloud and start filming because he thought he saw Jesus. But, some good news that they aren’t all dummies “down under” — … Continue reading

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Ganesh, the new god of gardening?

I love the stories of people seeing things in things so it’s a nice switch to have a story not based on Catholic delusions. This time it’s a Hindu man’s fervent belief that Ganesh has healed him, thanks to the … Continue reading

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Trapped in a world that’s a distorted reality

Crowds gather to reflect on a reflection, yet again. This time, it’s in Springfield, Massachusetts and everyone’s convinced that the Virgin Mary is making herself obvious, including the voice on the video documenting the so-called “apparition”. Why, oh why, do … Continue reading

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