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May 14, 2002

Vandals superglue beehives to school floors
myCFnow | Submitted by: Rio
Authorities in Volusia County, Fla., are questioning several students after 11 beehives filled with bees were found super-glued in the hallways of Deland High School, according to Local 6 News. Officials believe the vandalism may have been a senior prank. With video.

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Sex noises preceed sniper shooting
AZ Central | Submitted by: goldsmooth
"A man whom prosecutors said fantasized about being a sniper was found guilty Friday of shooting a woman last year in an apartment complex parking lot... Lawson and a group of friends told police they believed they overheard McKenzie and his wife having sex in an upstairs apartment, and yelled encouragement from the parking lot. Lawson, 19, was later shot."

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Nasa hunts net for shuttle parts
BBC | Submitted by: Santtu
"Nasa is hunting internet sale and auction sites like Yahoo and e-Bay for shuttle parts that are so antiquated, they would be unrecognisable to the average computer user today."

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Anti-gravity coming soon to a Radio Shack near you?
Wired | Submitted by: Ann Onymous
Ventura, a UNIX programmer for AT&T Wireless, builds lifters in his spare time. He constructs the devices with balsa wood, aluminum foil and 30-gauge magnet wire. Ventura's lifters are triangle-shaped frames that at first glance look like a craft project created by an artistically challenged individual. But when connected to a power source, a lifter suddenly shoots skyward to the extent that its earthbound tethers permit, and then hovers about in the air.

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North China has first jail supermarket
People Daily | Submitted by: Chas Chandler
"The first prison supermarket in north China is reporting a healthy turnover since it opened on April 30. The market was opened by a group called Tiankelong in a district of Tianjin, 200 kilometers from Beijing, but all the prisoners in this jail are from Beijing."

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Design new EU logo... or just awful TV test pattern
Guardian | Submitted by: Ann Onymous
This proposal for a new EU logo may incorporate all the colors of the union's member nation flags, but it's also guaranteed to give you one major whanging headache. Fortunately, if you think you can do better, you're invited to try your luck at this URL.

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The Last Shots of the Perm OMON
St. Petersburg Times | Submitted by: M. Glusker
"March 29, 2000, an OMON detachment serving in Chechnya was ambushed by rebel forces, who killed 42 of the 49 soldiers in the column. Now, photo footage seen by The St. Petersburg Times shed light on the human tragedy that lies behind the statistics... Eight of the prisoners are shown in one frame on the roll of film, which was offered to The St. Petersburg Times in late April by a man who identified himself as Maxim Borov and who said that he had bought it in Chechnya for $1,000."

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Animals to sue owners
ABC News | Submitted by: G Eric
"Rather than being regarded as property, as animals now are, chimpanzees and other higher mammals should be represented directly in courts in the same way that abused children are appointed legal guardians, Wise argues. Wise has been leading the cause to grant higher mammals the right to have suits filed in their names. He says his strategy is to begin the battle for chimpanzees and eventually win similar rights for other animals."

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Government sabotaging marijuana studies
AZ Central | Submitted by: The Stealth
Is the U.S. government issuing substandard pot in medical marijuana studies in order to tain the results? "The pot is unsmokeable, they say, full of sticks, stems and seeds. The leaves have gone stale after at least a year of storage, freezing and then thawing. "It's unconscionable that they would be giving this marijuana to patients," he said. "It's stale, low-potency ditch weed."

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Poachers forced to at their own poo
Independent Online | Submitted by: Dominus Bishop
"He said they handcuffed him and started beating him with sjamboks all over his body until he soiled himself. The rangers, Tsabedze said, ordered him to eat the faeces, as it would infect the wildlife with disease."

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Women drivers stop undercarriage probe
Tiscali World Online | Submitted by: woman_driver
"A regulation from the Soviet era forced women in Lithuania to have a gynaecological exam before they could get a driving licence. But the rule has now been scrapped." What purpose could this rule have possibly served?

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Booger Fight
Bloomington Pantagraph | Submitted by: anonymous
Obviously a journalist with a sense of humor: "You can pick your friends. You can even pick your nose. But you can't wipe a booger on a friend. Some may think it's funny, but it's (s)not, say prosecutors... Any insulting or provoking touching like that is a battery, whether it is spitting or whether someone wipes mucus on you."

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Driver attempts to improve graphics of Playstation
Sydney Morning Herald | Submitted by: Cannabis Kid
"The driver of a stolen car who killed a highway patrol officer during a police chase was re-enacting one of his PlayStation computer games, The Need for Speed - Hot Pursuit, the Supreme Court heard yesterday."

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Kahlua and Cocoa Puff a bad mix
Globe and Mail | Submitted by: Bill Collector
"A frenzied feline that sent people scurrying from their home during a bloody weekend rampage has been put down... But when Cocoa Puff saw the door closing with her and Mr. Mancini outside, she bolted back inside. That left the concerned father locked outside with no key and his children held prisoner by the cat."

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New way to die from Mad Cow Disease discovered
Japan Today | Submitted by: Cannabis Kid
"A veterinarian who failed to diagnose mad cow disease in a sick dairy cow has apparently committed suicide, health officials said on Tuesday, a day after Japan confirmed its fourth case of the brain-wasting disease."

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Do you believe in....bigfoot?!
San Diego Union-Tribune | Submitted by: bigfoot lover
"About 400 people showed up for a weekend regional conference on Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch." Some of these people might be on worthy of further observation list: "Thom Powell, an eighth grade science teacher, keeps two clumps of dung in a cupboard of his science classroom, and says they may have come from a Bigfoot."

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