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by Contributor on Thursday Oct 22 2009

Ed Note: the following is a press release issue by Alex Atamanenko (pictured left).

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 22 2009

Ed Note: the following is a press release issue by Alex Atamanenko (pictured left).

by Anonymous on Thursday Oct 22 2009

Falcon Heene, a six-year-old boy from Fort Collins in the U.S. state of Colorado, has been found safe and unharmed after earlier reports said he boarded an experimental balloon the family was building and then floated away. The Larimer County sheriff announced during a press conference at 6:11 p.m. that Heene was found hiding inside a box in the family's attic above the garage.

by Anonymous on Tuesday Oct 13 2009

 A Chinese court has handed down death sentences to six men for their involvement in a riot in the far northwestern region of Xinjiang, in the first cases directly related to the deadly July riots in Xinjiang. Violence sparked by the rioting left nearly 200 people dead and more than 1,600 others injured. The six men had been charged for murder and other crimes.

by Anonymous on Sunday Oct 11 2009

After auctioning off his entire life on eBay for $399,300 US (€244 912.148), Ian Usher says he is "a little bit disappointed" at the final selling price.

by Anonymous on Monday Oct 05 2009

Archaeologists have revealed that evidence of a second stone circle has been found near the site of Stonehenge in the United Kingdom. It is thought the smaller circle was built around the same time, making it 5,000 years old.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 30 2009

A passerby pushed a man, who was threatening to commit suicide, off Haizhu Bridge in Guangzhou, China.

The 66-year-old passerby, Lai Jiansheng, told China Daily that "I pushed him off because jumpers... are very selfish. Their action violates a lot of public interests."

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 23 2009

International Talk Like a Pirate Day was celebrated last week, as it has every September 19 for the last decade.

by Anonymous on Wednesday Sep 16 2009

Be careful how you celebrate Hallowe'en this year, particularly if you're spending the holiday in Fiji.

by Anonymous on Sunday Sep 13 2009

Two Internet bloggers from Azerbaijan could be getting up to five years in prison after posting a video of a donkey giving a press conference on YouTube, a free video sharing website.