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Why Is There A Symbionese Liberation Army Symbol On Bounty Paper Towels?

It caught me off guard.  I opened a fresh package of Bounty paper towels and placed one of the rolls on the dispenser in my kitchen.  When I looked back at it I couldn't help but notice that the design print on this roll had a familiar look to it;  One of the design features looks like the top-half of the symbol that the Symbionese Liberation Army used in the 1970's. Their symbol was a seven-headed cobra.

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‘Star Wars’ Plane That Looks Like R2-D2 Will Take Off This Fall

Ultimate Star Wars fans, take notice. Pretty soon you’ll be able to board a special Star Wars plane painted to look like R2-D2, perfect for taking flight — though not to a galaxy far, far away, unfortunately. You’ll need to talk to NASA about that. All Nippon Airways is launching the very special plane this fall in honor of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In case you weren’t aware, Star Wars is kind of a big deal again. It’s pretty much all we talked about on the internet today.

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How Much Money Did People Leave in Airports Last Year? (Hint: A LOT)

If people need financial relief from rising flight costs, the Transportation Security Administration can probably help.

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What Does Baja Mean?

While I don't profess to be an English major,  I have always been fascinated by our language.  I find words and grammar interesting and I like to know more about the language we speak (and write).

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Which Way Does The Toilet Paper Go? Should The Toilet Paper Go Over Or Under The Roll?

It's an age-old question:  Does the toilet paper go over or under the roll? While people have debated the question since its invention, there apparently is a definitive answer!

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Buy This Woman’s House and She’ll Marry You

Forget Tinder. This may be the new way to meet someone special.

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Milwaukee Brewers Ban High-Fives to Avoid Spreading Pink Eye

The pink eye epidemic has spread into the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse, so the team is invoking a new rule to stop the spread of the infection: no more high-fives. That's right, the most popular way that athletes celebrate is now banned by the team so players, coaches, and other staff member

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Motley Crue-Themed Food Truck Explodes in Minnesota

The Motley Crews Heavy Metal Grill food truck exploded when parked in the Lakeville, MN home of its owners.

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Adopt A Cockroach In Honor Of Your Worthless Ex For Valentines Day

Most of us have had a relationship go bad, and we get over it. Some people however, harbor a grudge or have feelings of revenge. If you're the latter, I've got a great gift for your ex! How about a cockroach or a scorpion? The perfect gift for the scorned on Valentines Day.

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Have You Ever Eaten Something While Driving?

Of course you have, we all have at one time or another right? All you have to do is watch cars leaving the drive-in window at a fast food place, and before you know it, their reaching in the bag for a fry, or a quick burger bite.

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“Dick Poop” Mistakenly Announced as an Oscar Nominee

The morning of the Oscar nominations is a stressful time; we can certainly attest to that. Everything is happening so quickly and there are a lot of strange names to spell and pronounce and you have to do it really quickly. Tell it to Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, who accidentally announced "Dick Poop" as an Oscar nominee this morning.

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How Were Oreos Invented? The Real Story Of The Competition That Led To The Iconic Cookie

I don't like Oreos - but you probably do.  My dislike for them comes from my dislike for store-bought, commercially-manufactured baked goods (or, food in general for that matter).  Someone must like them as their market share makes them one of America's favorite cookies.  But have you ever wondered how they came to be?

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