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Banker allegedly sends police drunk-driving pics, police not amused

A Chinese banker allegedly posts Weibo pictures of himself at the wheel with captions such as "Is ten beers too much?" The police decide it is, indeed, all too much.

By May 28, 2014

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Buy an abandoned amusement park on eBay

Live out all your horror-film fantasies with Berlin's deserted Spreepark, for sale on eBay for a mere $2.2 million. Warning: it's a fixer-upper.

By February 21, 2014

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Amusing @SochiProblems spotlights early Olympics fails

Reporters arriving in Russia for the winter games report Sochi might not be quite ready for the world. One Twitter handle has taken on the responsibility of aggregating the insanity that has ensued.

By February 6, 2014

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LG mocks Apple's bent iPhone (but uses an iPhone to send its tweet)

LG's French arm offers Twittered amusement at Apple's "Bendgate," because its own GFlex phone is ready-bent. But TweetDeck says the tweet was sent from an iPhone.

By September 26, 2014

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Man offers NSA-spotting tour on Facebook; police not amused

An obviously humorous German man goes on Facebook and offers a spy-spotting tour of a U.S. facility. The local police are not amused. Because the local Americans suggested they shouldn't be.

By July 17, 2013

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Rovio's Angry Birds Stella gives girl power a ride

The game provides the same propulsion that gamers have come to expect from the franchise, but this time around, female protagonists star.

By September 4, 2014

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Peek-a-boo! Astronomers spot 'T-Rex' of galaxies

By using the world's preeminent telescopes, astronomers peer behind a curtain of dust to find a giant star-making factory known as "Sparky."

By September 2, 2014

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Angry Birds maker Rovio taps new CEO for 2015

Mikael Hed will step down as chief executive at the end of the year, turning the reins over to Pekka Rantala.

By August 29, 2014

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'Elders' visit Italy, ride roller coaster with Oculus Rift

Watch as senior citizens slip on the virtual reality headset and get a tour of a villa in Italy and get stuck in a haunted house in this Fine Brothers video.

By August 29, 2014

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Drones could rule the skies over Disney

The entertainment giant files three patent applications involving drones and floating projection screens; aerial light displays; and massive hovering marionettes.

By August 27, 2014