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Here's why the internet is obsessed with 'number neighbors'

The viral trend has users texting phone numbers that are one digit away from theirs and seeing what kinds of responses they get and what hilarity ensues.

60,000 people signed up for an international scavenger hunt

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investors have launched a global scavenger hunt called Satoshi's Treasure with a prize of $1 million worth of bitcoin.

The Miami Marlins claim citizenship in the British Virgin Islands

The Miami Marlins are arguing in court that the team, as a corporate entity, is based in the British Virgin Islands, rather than the United States.

The boxer shorts worn by Tom Brady in 'Ted 2' are up for auction

The boxer shorts and t-shirt worn by the New England Patriots quarterback during his brief cameo in Seth MacFarlane's "Ted" sequel have a starting bid of $2,500.

School forces 7th grader to cover up 'Star Wars' shirt

With the new "Star Wars" film coming out, many avid fans are celebrating. One fan was forced to stop his display of celebration when his school forced him to cover up his Star Wars shirt.

Man attacking spider mistaken for domestic violence incident

Sydney - Police expected to find a man threatening to kill someone. Instead they witnessed a man's relentless pursuit of a spider.

Nevada agrees to pay San Francisco for mental patient transfer

San Francisco - Nevada will reimburse San Francisco $400,000 for the cost of caring for 24 homeless indigents who were sent to the city with one-way bus tickets from a state psychiatric hospital in Las Vegas.

Annual dog surfing competition takes place in California

Dogs of all shapes and sizes met on a beach in California last weekend, to fight it out for first place in the Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition.

Kazakh man attempts to sit exam dressed as his girlfriend

A male student in Kazakhstan tried to help his girlfriend pass an important exam - by wearing a dress, wig and blouse, and trying to take the test for her.

Florida man goes crazy after woman steals his seat at bingo

Lake Wales - An 82-year-old man apparently didn't take too kindly to a woman stealing his favorite bingo seat, as he decided to use an ice pick to slash her tires.

Woman finds 13 pounds of pot stashed away in her van

Alamogordo - A New Mexico woman was shocked when she found an old stash of marijuana in the van her family has owned for more than 13 years.

Ex-convict shot by former rival inmate minutes after release

New York City - An ex-convict is recovering after he was shot Oct. 9 literally minutes following his release from over a decade in prison, in what's being considered a revenge murder by New York state police.

Chainsaw-tossing thieves in high speed police chase

Duluth - During a high speed chase with two hardware thieves a Duluth, Georgia police sergeant found himself dodging chainsaws as he drove.

Man rescued trying to reach Bermuda via inflatable bubble

Miami - The U.S. Coast Guard rescued endurance runner and peace activist Reza Baluchi as he tried to reach Bermuda by sea in an inflatable bubble. The attempted 1,033-mile journey to Bermuda began in Miami and ended about 70 nautical miles east of St. Augustine.

Taliban leader messes up tweet, gives away location via geotag

Kabul - With a mistaken tweet, the Taliban's Afghanistan spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, revealed with a geotag that he was in Sindh, Pakistan. The Friday tweet which went out to almost 5,900 followers claimed an attack; Mujahid claims the tweet was a conspiracy.

Woman caught burglarizing cars was looking for members of ISIS

Hurley - A woman caught burglarizing cars in the parking lot of East Central High School claimed she was looking for members of ISIS. Lisa Carol Roche has now reportedly joined in the global fight against one of the world's deadliest terrorist organizations.

You can get a deep-fried spaghetti dog on a stick

Dude Food is a blog filled with high-calorie treats for men who want a full meal, or perhaps several of them, in one go. Now they have revealed details about a deep-fried spaghetti dog which delivers everything it promises.

Video: Man dons Barbie costume and allegedly assaults woman

Authorities have confirmed that a man dressed up in a Barbie costume then attacked a woman while she was in the bathroom of a Big Lots.

Swiss woman dies after falling into manhole in her back garden

Locarno - According to reports a 77-year-old woman was "tinkering" with a manhole in her back garden. Somehow she fell in and when authorities found her body protruding from the section it was too late to save her.

Man fined for pretending to be a ghost near cemetery mourners

Portsmouth - Many people go to cemeteries to remember their loved ones. Unfortunately for a few people doing so Anthony Stallard, 24, decided to pretend he was a ghost in the Kingston Cemetery.

Wikipedia gives photo copyright to monkey

Nature photographer David J. Slater had his camera taken by a crested black macaque in Indonesia who then snapped "selfies." Slater wants to get royalties for the famous photos but managers say he has no right to payments since the monkey took the pics.

Indian parliament hires human impersonators to police monkeys

Literal macaque monkeys roam the halls of power in India, bothering officials and interrupting proceedings. Since they do not want to kill the animals politicians have hired around 40 professional monkey impersonators to police these creatures.

Drunk passenger removes false leg and attacks plane crew

According to reports an angry woman on Thomson flight 297 removed her leg to attack staff on the plane. Eventually the crew subdued the 48-year-old woman and removed her from the plane upon landing.

Man dies in car crash after 50,000 bees hinder rescue attempt

Saginaw - Bees contributed to a complicated incident involving a St. Charles man, a hive and rescuers attempting to get him out of the car.

Woman reportedly stabs man after he uses their son as a shield

Clarksville - According to police reports a man used his child as a human shield in a dispute with the mother of that same child. She responded by stabbing him in his legs so as not to hit their son.

Op-Ed: Airline staff forced to apologize while press twist their words

Sydney - Attendants mentioned that drug sniffers would be at the landing area during one Jetstar flight. Afterwards customers complained and media published the incident across the world which prompted an apology from company officials.

Baseball manager lets fans watch his prostate exam for charity

Myrtle Beach - Andy Milovich is the manager of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and made a very interesting bet to help a girl in need. If the "Fierce Fallon" Facebook page got 10,000 likes he would have a public prostate exam and the fans came through.

Op-Ed: Waitress deals with customer complaint about roach by eating it

A waitress named Zhang Yen responded to a customer complaining about roaches in his salad by popping it in her mouth and eating it. The diner reportedly had asked her if she would eat the bug and Yen immediately did.

Man attacks spider with improvised flamethrower, ignites his home

Seattle - A man accidentally set his laundry room on fire while using a can of spray paint and a lighter to shoot flames at a spider.

Father records wife giving birth outside hospital using GoPro

Houston - One new dad got out his GoPro to record his wife's move into the hospital but instead caught her giving birth outside. For readers watching at work the video is censored but may be a bit loud and jarring for obvious reasons.
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