Pete Cummings

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – OVERSHARING CAN GET EXPENSIVE

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A word of advice to Instagram users: don’t post selfies with your paychecks. Federal prosecutors in Minnesota announced charges Tuesday against 28 people accused of participating in a conspiracy to cash counterfeit checks with bank details gleaned from sources including Instagram photos. Law enforcement officials say the group obtained account numbers and bank routing information from victims by searching for ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – NEVER ASSUME ANYTHING

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Councillors in Hanover, Canada, began sifting through paperwork to compile a referendum that would grant citizens a vote on whether the law banning alcohol sales should be abolished. However, upon close examination they discovered the law had never actually been put in place and the town could have been selling alcohol all that time. The majority of surrounding towns overturned ... Read More »

MAYBE DARWIN WAS WRONG – NO BEAR SELFIES, MORONS!!

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This just in: running up to bears and snapping selfies with them is a bad idea. That’s according to a US Forest Service spokesperson who says that tourists are becoming more and more bold with approaching the creature for memorable snapshots. Lisa Herron, a spokesperson for the Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, tells the Reno Gazette-Journal that visitors ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – THE ‘RIHGT’ STUFF

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Surely someone could have spotted this road sign wasn’t right before the paint dried? Road contractors were left red-faced after incorrectly spelling the sign ‘rihgt’ on a road close to a Co-op in Warsop, Nottinghamshire. The blunder – near the village’s High Street – was spotted by Eric Hill, who quickly took a photograph before workers realised their error and ... Read More »

SO APPARENTLY DEEP-FRIED TEQUILA IS NOW A THING

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How many times have you found yourself uttering a phrase resembling, “I just want to get drunk without actually drinking”? Well, your prayers have been answered. Deep-fried tequila actually exists. No, you don’t have to travel across the ocean to get your hands on this tiny miracle. Thanks to Oh, Bite It! there is a recipe that I’m personally dying ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – COYOTES ARE LAW ENFORCEMENT’S FRIENDS

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ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Ill. (WQAD) - Deputies in Rock Island County, Illinois, got a little help from an unlikely source when they captured a man who was wanted in Muscatine, Iowa, for escape. Daniel Rice, 21, was jailed and facing theft, burglary and criminal mischief in Muscatine County when he was taken to a Muscatine hospital for heart-related issues, according ... Read More »

EVER SEE A WATERFALL GET BLOWN BACK UPSTREAM?

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The video, uploaded by Rod Kilpatrick, shows the Kinder Downfall, in Derbyshire’s Peak District, being blasted by high winds from the ex-hurricane. Mr Kilpatrick said that the river would normally cascade 80foot down the waterfall. The UK was battered today by Gonzalo, with gusts of up to 75mph expected across the country. Storms left one dead – a woman who ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD COP, BAD COP

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A Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer is under investigation for allegedly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone while the young woman was in custody, court records show. An investigator from the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is recommending that 35-year-old CHP Officer Sean Harrington be charged with felony computer theft, according ... Read More »

FELIX BAUMGARTNER’S RECORD BROKEN!!!!!!!!!

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ROSWELL, N.M. — A well-known computer scientist parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago. The jump was made by Alan Eustace, 57, a senior vice president of Google. At dawn he was lifted from an abandoned runway ... Read More »

ECLIPSE PICTURES FROM A FEW YEARS AGO

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A few years ago when there was a similar eclipse to the one we’re experiencing today, I climbed the hill behind my house & took a cool set of binoculars that could take pictures & snapped a few.  Big mistake.  Camera hasn’t worked since.  So don’t let my stupidity sully the glory of the fact that at least I have ... Read More »