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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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Can You Get Drunk Off Of Vanilla Extract? Woman Arrested In New York For Being Under The Influence Of Too Much Vanilla

A month or so ago we had the story about the Wisconsin man who was arrested for driving under the influence and blamed the beer-battered fish that he had eaten. In that case, the authorities believe that the gentleman also consumed alcohol with his meal.   Now comes the story from York state about a woman who has a food-related product to blame for her drunk driving arrest.

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Mom Says 2 Men Tried to Buy Her 2-Year-Old Son for $100

You can't put a price on your child, although two men certainly tried.

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Lake Superior State University Releases 2015′s Banished Words List

Lake Superior State –- the smallest public university in Michigan -- has released its annual list of banished words.

The list’s proper name is the List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness, and has been a Lake Superior tradition since 1976.

Which words have been banned this year?

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Emergency! Take a Listen to 2014′s Most Ridiculous 911 Calls

Dumb certainly seemed to be in style this year.

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Principal Loses Job Over Misspelled Sign [VIDEO, POLL]

If you ever wondered if good spelling actually matters, here's your answer.

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What’s The Most Unlikely Excuse Police Hear? Wisconsin Man Says Beer Battered Fish To Blame For Tenth DUI

I recently read somewhere that Wisconsin holds the title for the most-repeat DUI offenders.  While there is nothing humorous about that information, I would suggest that maybe they need to hold a fish fry at their next reunion meeting?

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What Happens Behind The Scenes At KOOL 101.7 May Shock You, Watch The Video

The biggest question I get asked as a Radio Talent is: Do you have tickets you can give me. Which has nothing to do with this post, the second biggest question people ask me: What do you guys do when you aren't talking on the radio. We keep things under wraps most of the time, but now you can see what actually happens during a typical day.

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‘Vape’ Is Oxford’s Word of the Year. Yes, ‘Vape.’

Electronic cigarettes are almost as cool as real ones used to be, which may explain why "vape" was selected as Oxford Dictionaries word of the year.

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