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Cat Places Third in Virginia Senate Race

You might take the democratic process very seriously, but not everybody is on your side. Specifically the 6,000 or so people who wrote in a cat for US Senator of Virginia. The cat came in third place.

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Category: Animals, Weird News
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Man Dies While Voting, Gets Revived and Asks, ‘Did I Vote?’

Confusion and long lines may have made it difficult to vote during the presidential election yesterday, but that all pales in comparison to a Michigan man who died while voting, was resuscitated, then made sure his ballot was complete before being taken to the hospital. Talk about a dedicated voter!

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Category: Amazing, Weird News
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They May Be Dead But The Food’s Good

Puffman here inviting you to join me this afternoon (Monday) at 4:30 on Puffman Musical Trivia. I'm giving away a copy of "The Dead Celebrity Cookbook" & as the title implies, these people are all dead but the book is a "Resurrection of Recipes from More Than 145 Stars of Stage & Screen. Frank

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Drug Smugglers Try To Cross Border Fence With Ramps… And Get Stuck

Drug smugglers try to get across the border fence in a multitude of different ways, ranging from digging tunnels to climbing the wall. But a particularly industrious group tried to do it with a little engineering... and failed miserably.

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A Rubber Chicken Has Become NASA’s Most Famous Working Astronaut

NASA has had a rough year. Their budgets have been slashed. They retired their last space shuttle. Private space programs by entrepreneurs like Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and billionaire Richard Branson are coming very close to putting people in outer space on their private shuttles. Now NASA is hoping that one rubber chicken can reinvigorate America's interest in its space program.

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Category: Weird News
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Here’s a ‘Star Trek’-Themed Mattress Commercial, Because Why Not?

"Don't 'Klingon' to that old mattress." And so begins one of the most ridiculous commercials we've seen in a while.

There's got to be so much copyright infringement going on here in this stiff 'Star Trek' spoof, it's almost mind-boggling

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Category: Television, Weird News
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Get Creeped Out By Zombie Pumpkins

Happy Halloween all you Halloweeners! Aside from the whole boatloads of candy thing, there are two awesome things we're excited about today: it's socially acceptable to dress up like a disgustingly gruesome zombie in public, and we get to nerd out over jack-o-lanterns. Could it get much better?! Surprisingly, yes.

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Category: Amazing, Weird News
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See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations

In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how delightfully empty all the stations are right now.

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Category: Amazing, News, Photos, Weird News
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Meet The Man Who Lived In Hotels On Stolen Credit Cards… For Twenty Years

Credit card fraud is one of the more annoying aspects of modern life. Thankfully, federal law limits your liability to $50, which is a good thing considering guys like Jeffrey Hawkins are around.

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Call Me A Cab

In fact, allow ME to call a cab, or in this case, a "CABBY"! I'll have Peter Franklin the New York City cab driver on this afternoon (Thursday) at 4:40 on the Puffman Show. An interesting twist, or should I say "left hand turn" to the Gabby's True Tales this week

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A Million Celler

This book should be if it's not already. I'm blogging this afternoon about the NEXT book I'll be reading at Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. This tome (or should I say "tomb") is titled "Dark Spaces-Montana's Historic Penitentiary At Deer Lodge"

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Multiple Cameras Watch as 600-Pound Marlin Wreaks Havoc on Fishing Boat

A group of anglers from Australia have quite a fishing tale  to tell, with the video to back it up.

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