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Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps (but of course)

The Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club is positively giddy about an alleged 100-foot-long creature that is only visible on Apple Maps. Will Google immediately send its satellites to investigate?

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

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Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts

To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.

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Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.

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College prof suspended for posting pic of kid in 'Game of Thrones' shirt

A professor of art and animation posts a picture of his young daughter doing yoga in a T-shirt that reads: "I will take what is mine with fire and blood." This is taken as a security threat.

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

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Congressional candidate shoots 'government drone' in ad

Matt Rosendale, a Republican candidate for the House in Montana, believes the government will soon be flying over us to monitor our every move. He demonstrates his solution.

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Big Brother really is watching you (It's your IT manager)

In a fascinating survey, IT managers reveal some of the dubious activities they view being perpetrated by employees on work computers. These cause the IT managers extra stress and work (as well as, no doubt, the occasional fascination).

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Paulo Coelho: Ignore the Web's anonymous; they're miserable

In a Twitter post, the author encourages people to ignore anyone who hides behind anonymity on the Web. But don't fiction writers hide behind their stories?

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Infants love iPads, can't use building blocks?

Teachers' representatives in the UK worry that young children don't have some basic motor skills because all they do is swipe all day.

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Creationists get their 'Cosmos' (It's quite short)

In order to assuage the creationist protesters who complain that Neil DeGrasse Tyson's series doesn't allow for a God-centric explanation, Funny Or Die creates a creationist version. It lasts mere minutes.

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'I just don't care,' says texting driver who hit cyclist

A 21-year-old Australian woman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after using her phone to text seven different numbers and then hitting a cyclist, causing multiple injuries, including a spinal fracture.

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