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The Cold, Dead Eyes Of A Giant Doll Will Watch You Eat At This Bizarre Diner

Who doesn’t love a good diner? If you’re like most Americans (myself included), chowing down at these low-cost, down-home establishments is a way of life. In fact, you can learn a lot about a place by visiting its local diner. And after a while, these restaurants become the unofficial welcome centers of their respective cities. There’s something comforting about eating at restaurants like this, since they’re all pretty similar. iStock But that sense of familiarity goes out the window when a diner decides to take a creepy […]

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Oops! That awkward moment when the BBC made Calif. its own country [pic]

http://twitter.com/#!/TamerlaneBlog/status/503501890290601984 Weird map indeed. The BBC took to Twitter to report on the earthquake that hit Napa Valley, Calif. And this happened: http://twitter.com/#!/BBCBreaking/status/503501171223715840 Um. http://twitter.com/#!/jiggatravels/status/503503262444953600 http://twitter.com/#!/Hamarai/status/503502967064895488 http://twitter.com/#!/GOSFWARRIORS/status/503534750007828480 http://twitter.com/#!/dannysullivan/status/503502639263260672 http://twitter.com/#!/KevDyl/status/503538318504497153 Does the BCC know something we don’t? http://twitter.com/#!/KyleWiebalk/status/503504000407592960 Heh. Heck of job, BBC! Update: They changed it for a follow-up tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/BBCBreaking/status/503519456224882688 Too late, buddies! Related: #NapaEarthquake: Earthquake hits Napa Valley, Calif.; Damage, fires reported [on-scene photos] Twitchy coverage of BBC Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/24/oops-that-awkward-moment-when-the-bbc-made-california-its-own-country-photo/

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Dog’s Routine Nail Trim Appointment Ends With Broken Ribs And Death

Nail trims are a quick and routine grooming necessity for any dog. When Terrie Peacock and Stefan Zier took their one-year-old dachshund, Henry, to PetSmart to get his nails trimmed, they never imagined it would end in his death. The dog suffered two broken ribs, a punctured lung, and he was struggling to breathe with blood foaming from his mouth after just a few minutes with groomer Juan Zarate, who has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty. Henry died after spending just a few minutes in […]

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Tour bus, tractor-trailer collide; at least 10 reportedly dead

http://twitter.com/#!/NBCLA/status/454443851055644673 At least nine are dead following a collision between a tour bus carrying high school students and a tractor-trailer. The crash happened in Northern California. http://twitter.com/#!/KallMeKG/status/454444093725507584 http://twitter.com/#!/WSBT/status/454452590772633600 http://twitter.com/#!/nick_janes/status/454470979171807232 http://twitter.com/#!/latimes/status/454468270272176128 The Los Angeles Times reports: The California Highway Patrol said the accident occurred on the northbound 5 near Orland in Glenn County. A CHP dispatcher told The Times “there were explosions” and that the FedEx truck was engulfed in flames. Photos show both the truck and the bus badly burned. She said there were 46 people on […]

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