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Guns, Nuclear Weapons and Human Stupidity - Are Win-Win Solutions Possible?
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Bernard
- 499 days ago - economistjourneytolife.blogspot.com
It seems that the more technological advances we make, the more stupid we become. How many of us do our mathematical calculations on paper, or in our heads like we were taught in school? Barely anyone, most have lost the skill since there's calculators
Gator Bites Off Airboat Captain's Hand
Offbeat  (tags: humans, stupidity, captain, hand eaten, gator killed, tourists )

Simone
- 798 days ago - globalanimal.org
A gator bit off the hand of Everglades air boat captain Wallace Weatherholt last week while six tourists watched onboard. The captain was apparently feeding the gator marshmallows, a second-degree misdemeanor in Florida.
Manitowoc Zoo Black Bear Bites Off Woman's Fingers
Offbeat  (tags: asiatic black bear, woman, fingers bitten off, stupidity, wild animals, zoo bear )

Simone
- 1635 days ago - htrnews.com
An Asiatic black bear at Lincoln Park Zoo bit off all or parts of four fingers from the hand of a 47-year-old woman Friday after she went past barriers and was trying to feed the animal, a Manitowoc police captain said.
Statue of Liberty Flyby Startles New Yorkers
Offbeat  (tags: stupidity, waste of money, your government at work, bizarre, interesting, humans, pictures, safety, government )

Gwendolyn
- 1947 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Air Force fighter jet and one of President Barack Obama's official planes on Monday flew low over the Statue of Liberty in an approved photo opportunity that startled some New Yorkers
Girl Feels Kremlin's Wrath Over Pet Guinea Pig
Offbeat  (tags: children, guinea pig, Kremlin, stupidity, wheres the compassion, child's innocence )

Patricia
- 2016 days ago - news.com.au
A 13-YEAR-OLD girl felt the wrath of the Kremlin for having the audacity to plead with the Russian president on his official website for a new pet guinea pig.
Gaffe-Prone Sarah Palin Gives Thanksgiving Interview While Turkeys Are Slaughtered in the Background
Offbeat  (tags: idiot, clueless woman, stupidity, Palin, bizarre, usa, unusual )

Gwendolyn
- 2105 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It's not unusual for a U.S. governor to pardon a turkey for Thanksgiving. But for the fumbling Alaska governor Sarah Palin, whose election campaign has been littered with gaffes, she could not resist trying something 'fun and different'.
Dumb Crook: Man Shows Up for Court With 98 Bags of Heroin on Him
Offbeat  (tags: crime, bizarre, stupidity )

Marty
- 2329 days ago - morningsentinel.mainetoday.com
A Connecticut man who showed up Wednesday at District Court to face an assault charge was arrested by police in connection with heroin found last month near the Head Start school in the South End.
Dude, I Think We Picked the Wrong Bar
Offbeat  (tags: humor, interesting, funny, stupidity, bizarre, crime, police, off-beat, odd, unusual )

Ginger
- 2369 days ago - newsday.com
SYDNEY, Australia - An armed robber picked the wrong target when he raided an Australian bar where a biker gang was holding a meeting. He ended up hog-tied and in a hospital.
Dumbo of the Week
Offbeat  (tags: Wal-Mart, Lafayette, Colorado, table, stupidity )

RC
- 2505 days ago - dailycamera.com
A Wal-Mart employee in Lafayette, Colorado stuck his finger where it didn't belong. Fire engines, police cruisers and an ambulance -- all with sirens sounding -- responded to the Wal-Mart to free the fool.
Anything to Declare? Just a Few Iguanas ...
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, interesting, crime, stupidity )

Jim
- 2530 days ago - canada.com
LOS ANGELES - A California man was charged with smuggling three endangered iguanas from Fiji into the U.S.,
   

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