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August 27, 2014

Breaking the Ice (9 Pics)

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Sometimes during a submarine’s ascent they have to break through layers of ice and snow to reach the surface. The crew of the United States Army’s USS Charlotte faced the biggest blockage when they tried to come up for air. They ended up breaking through a world record 155 centimeters of ice. They were welcomed […]

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Veterans Day

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Tomorrow is Veterans Day, a federal holiday brought about almost a century ago to honor all the US servicemen and women who have served their country. While it might not be as well known as other federal holidays, tens of millions of people celebrate. Here are a few facts about Veterans Day you may not […]

General Lotus Commands You

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A pet psychic columnist claims that a reader’s cat was a Roman General in a past life. The cat, named Lotus, “tells” her this through psychic thought. The psychic, Catherine Ferguson, describes the dreams of the cat. She dreams of conquest and power, of past adventures as both a human and an animal. Then she […]

Man Creates Fake Army Unit To Scam Immigrants

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Yupeng Deng, 51, has been arrested for creating a fake army unit in Los Angeles. He provided would-be recruits with fake military uniforms and took them on a tour to the decommissioned USS Midway aircraft carrier in San Diego. Deng duped more than 100 Chinese immigrants by charging them a fee between $300 and $450 […]