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su-lin,flickr

Restaurant Fining Folks For Not Eating Everything on Their Plates

You knew someone would think of this sooner or later!  A seafood restaurant in Japan is fining customers who don't finish their meals.  They add a 20 dollar surcharge to a meal if everything is not eaten, even down to a piece of rice left in the bowl.  Does this sound extreme? 

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ABC News
ABC News

Couple Is Addicted To Taking Coffee Enemas

Well they have done it again!  TLC's My Strange Addiction show has topped themselves this time. Just when I think the topic can't get any weirder, it does!  This show covers it all there's the guy who's in love with his car, and when I say love it's not the kind of love you typically think of between a man and his car, then there's the woman addicted to snorting baby powder, the woman that sticks sharp objects in her ears all day, it just goes on and on.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Jewelry Stolen Off Body of 98-Year-Old Corpse at Wake

It's beyond my thinking that some cold hearted guy, who claimed to be a relative of a 98 year old woman being waked, could think to swipe a gold chain and pendant off the body of the corpse!

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devinhull1990,flickr
devinhull1990,flickr

Let’s Hope MLK Day is Celebrated in Minnesotta

In case you forgot, back in 2011, Red Wing High School in Minnesotta, actually allowed something called WIGGER DAY

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High Five
Brand X Pictures

Youth Soccer League to Fight Flu By Outlawing High-Fives

Everyone knows you can’t use your hands in soccer, but that’s causing quite a stir in New York City.

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Money
KRCR

California Man Pays Huge $14,000 Tax Bill with Coins

Larry Gasper didn't have two pennies to rub together.

No, he had a few thousand.

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Speed of light
Zoonar

Why Don’t We Have Faster-Than-Light Travel Yet?

Traveling faster than the speed of light is a popular concept in the world of most science fiction, but still very much fiction. So why is it that with all of the technological advancements that actual science has made over the last century is faster-than-light travel nowhere within our reach?

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Death Star
Lucasfilm

‘Star Wars’ News: White House Nixes Death Star Plans

For whatever reason, 'Star Wars' fans petitioned the White House wanting the United States to make a Death Star. That the country our the government has no interest in making one is no surprise. But the Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House Office of Management and Budget Paul Shawcross responded to the petition in the nerdiest way possible.

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Mars One
YouTube

Astronauts Wanted for Mission to Mars – No Experience Necessary

If you've ever dreamed of embarking on a journey to space but never quite felt like you had the chops to hang with the NASA elite, now would be a good time to try to locate an Illudium PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator and a solid pair of moon boots: you just might qualify to go to Mars.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
Getty Images
Getty Images

Angry Airplane Passenger Is Duct Taped To Seat

A tip to those flying - don't get upset or you may end up duct taped into your seat.

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