Thursday, May 31, 2007

Today’s forecast for Hell?

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Couple is suing Wal-Mart for slipping on vomit

A woman's fall in a puddle of vomit has resulted in a lawsuit against Wal-Mart. June Medema, slipped in the vomit according to the lawsuit, filed by Medema and her husband. Medema claims that she was seriously injured in the fall. The lawsuit alleges that Wal-Mart's negligence led to Medema's fall, but it does not specifically say how the store was negligent.

The lawsuit claims that Medema suffered serious neck and upper back injuries in the fall and has undergone several surgeries and is unable to work. » Article here

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Throw a brick at a cop, get some fried chicken?

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Dude shoots Wendy's manager over Chili sauce

A manager of a fast food restaurant ended up in the hospital with gunshot wounds after a dispute over some chili sauce.

Investigators said a man asked for 10 packs of chili sauce at the Wendy's drive-thru in Miami Gardens. The worker told the man that he was only allowed to give out three packets of sauce. The employee eventually gave in, but the enraged man still wanted to speak to a manager.
"When I get to the door, I didn't have a chance to talk to him. The next thing I know he was shooting at me," said Renel Frage, the victim. Frage was hit in the arm. He is expected to fully recover. The shooter fled with a female passenger and his sauce. » Article here

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Bummer dude.

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American breasts are getting bigger while shirts are getting smaller

From the beach to the mall to the office, women seem to be showing off their cleavage more than ever before. Why? According to Elisabeth Squires, author of "Boobs: A Guide to Your Girls," American breasts are getting bigger while shirts are getting smaller.

"We are seeing more cleavage these days for a few reasons. First, the fashion of the day is tight and skinny. At the same time, women are bigger than they were even 15 years ago. Bra fitters tell me that an E cup is the new C cup," Squires said on "Good Morning America."
"We have to remember that while more women are showing more cleavage, you really have to use your breast power responsibly," Squires said. » Full article here

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Here’s a clever advertisement:

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New fitness trend, using vibration plates become trendy

When it comes to the new vibration-plate fitness craze, experts are telling people to shake it, but don't break it. The trendy equipment has been generating lots of buzz. Promoters say vibrating machines are fast workouts that improve flexibility and strength, build muscle and reverse osteoporosis.
The Power Plate, for example, vibrates 20 to 50 times a second in three directions -- which is supposed to increase the effectiveness of a workout.

But researchers are warning of possible injuries from all that jiggling. Concerns include back pain and cartilage damage. One researcher is worried the powerful vibrations could affect the brain. Further studies are under way. » Article here

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A great usage of space in your house.

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Gang members beat Staples employees for wearing red shirts. 'Easy button' nowhere in sight.

Police say two Staples office supply store employees and a shopping center customer were beaten recently by gang members, apparently for wearing red clothing.

The attacks happened Friday near the Staples office supply store in Petaluma, where two workers and another person were assaulted. Two 17-year-olds, a boy and a girl, were later arrested.

A Staples employee was standing outside the store when the suspects began yelling gang slogans and challenging him to fight. He started to walk into the store when they attacked him with their fists. » Article here

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How does this even work?

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Manly stuff that is no longer manly.

Tattoos
Once the symbol of nonconformity in a hopelessly conservative political landscape, the tattoo has now become the exact opposite – total conformity posing as nonconformity.

Piercings
There was a time when a man could get a bull ring pierced into his septum and get a little respect.

Stabbing people
In the good old days, one guy would get into an argument with another guy, the words would turn into fists, and the fists would turn into a few inches of cold steel getting mercilessly plunged into the eye socket of the weaker guy.

Motorcycles
Like the tattoo, the motorcycle used to be a counterculture icon – thanks to Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda (two actors who have also lost a significant amount of manliness), the motorcycle was a symbol of freedom, independence, and rebellion.

Leather
Enough said.

Chivalry
Whether you like it or not, gone are the days of roses, hastily scrawled love poems, and sweet serenades crooned lovingly outside a fair maiden’s window.


» Read the full descriptions here

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Dick head.

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Cop shoots his own daughter, mistakes her for intruder

An off-duty police officer shot and critically wounded his 18-year-old daughter, apparently mistaking her for an intruder after she sneaked out of their home and re-entered through the basement.

Eric Scott, 41, was under the impression his daughter had gone to bed for the night," Stratford Capt. Thomas Rodia said. "He did not expect his daughter to be outside or down in the basement."

Investigators said Tasha Scott left her home late Monday to meet a boyfriend. She triggered a backyard motion sensor light as she tried to enter through a basement door. Awakened by the light, Eric Scott spotted someone moving in the basement bathroom, police said. He fired his department-issued pistol once, hitting the teen in the knee. The bullet traveled up her leg and lodged in her thigh area, police said. The teenager underwent surgery and was listed in critical but stable condition Wednesday morning. Full article here.

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