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Man Invents Car Fueled by Whiskey

In an effort to create the world's manliest car, 62-year-old Mickey Nilsson has transformed a pile of junk into a sleek vehicle that runs strictly on Bourbon Whiskey.

The Kentucky man says he was inspired by Caractacus Potts, the wacky inventor played by Dick Van Dyke in 1968's 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.'

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EPA To Ban Consumer Sales Of "Super-Toxic" Rat Poisons
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Poison In – Poison Out : Patient Eats Rat Poison And Then…

A Michigan hospital has isolated a patient who reportedly ingested rodent poison and is now emitting potentially toxic gas, the Detroit Free Press reported.

The Washtenaw County hazardous material team arrived Mo

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Pelosi And Rep. Van Hollen Discuss Budget
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Botox Deadens Nerves AND Perception

PEOPLE WITH BOTOX CAN'T READ OTHERS' EMOTIONS:

Botox may reduce its users' ability to read other people's emotions, U.S. researchers say. Botox paralyzes facial muscles, and researcher David Neal suggested having a less expressive face may make someone less able to read other faces.

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Random Goat Wanders Into Music Store

We'll never know if the random goat that wondered into an Idaho music store was looking for heavy rock or classical music. What we do know, however, is that this goat obviously has a passion for harmonious tunes.

According to KIFI-TV, the goat followed a woman into the store Monday and was then ushered into the bathroom until animal control arrived to take care of the situation.

Since then, the goat has been described by store clerk Lorri Bridges as "adorable" and now goes by the moniker "Beethoven" (but of course).

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What Is It About This Day? April 20 A Day For Strange!

What is it about this day 4/20…..a dramatic day in History...including a day set aside for dope?

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Make The Call – Guys Will, Women Won’t?


MEN ARE MORE DECISIVE THAN WOMEN:

Scientists have supposedly proved that women are the less decisive sex. The study also found that men are more likely to leap to 'black-or-white' judgments, while women, on the other hand, tend to be open minded and 'see more shades of gray'.

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The Human Life Cycle: Start Happy-Get Grumpy-Finish Happy

Satisfaction with life starts to drop as early as a person's late 20s and does not begin to recover until well past 50, says Bert van Landeghem, an economist at Maastricht University in Belgium.

While young adults are carefree and full of hope for the future and the over-50s have come to terms with the trials of life, the research indicates that those in the middle feel weighed down by the demands on them.

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Michelle Obama Helps Plant Third White House Kitchen Garden
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How Does Your Garden Grow – Plant Well & Live Well

FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING --some clever word play that equals good advice for a happy healthy life!

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Foul Language Can Generate Painkilling Power

Swearing actually helps relieve pain, according to a new study reported in Time magazine. Researchers at Great Britain's Keele University found that swearing has painkilling power, but it works best when you're not the kind of person who usually uses foul language.

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Proposed California Budget Cuts Threaten Adult Day Health Care
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Tips For A Long Life From A Man Who Oughta Know

The world's oldest man has died at the age of 114 and he has some advice for you if you want to follow in his well worn footsteps.

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