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Jun 7, 2019

Donut Eating Contest Hosted in Austin on National Donut Day

Donut Eating Contest Hosted in Austin on National Donut Day

When it comes to competitive-eating... Joey Chestnut appears to favor "dogs" over donuts. That was the case Friday in Austin where Chestnut competed in the second annual "World Hostess Donettes-Eating...

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Passengers on Southwest Flight Get Nintendo Switch

Passengers on Southwest Flight Get Nintendo Switch

Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight got more than a small bottle of water when they boarded their plane.
FL Man Realizes He Can't Drive Stick Shift During Carjacking

FL Man Realizes He Can't Drive Stick Shift During Carjacking

A Central Florida man found himself behind bars after police say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man – only to realize he didn’t know how to drive the stick shift vehicle. News outlets say 25-year-old...
Hot Dog: You Can Book a Stay on the Wienermobile

Hot Dog: You Can Book a Stay on the Wienermobile

Chicago is a hot bed for hot dog enthusiasts, and in honor of National Hot Dog Day, one of the world’s most iconic vehicles is being made available to rent on Airbnb. According to Oscar Mayer, their iconic...
Thief's Carjack Thwarted After Not Being Able to Drive Car

Thief's Carjack Thwarted After Not Being Able to Drive Car

A Florida carjacking attempt was thwarted when the would-be thief was unable to drive the stick shift vehicle he tried to steal.
US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event to 'Storm Area 51'

US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event to 'Storm Area 51'

The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert. A prank event...
US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event to 'Storm Area 51'

US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event to 'Storm Area 51'

The U.S. Air Force is warning people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert.
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