InvestorPlace » Weird Street http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:15:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 New Guinness World Record: World’s Tallest Cow Measures 6’4″ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/guinness-world-record/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/guinness-world-record/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:09:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=570018 Patty Hanson, an Illinois woman, has had her pet cow, named Blosom, recognized as the tallest in the world with a Guinness World Record.

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Patty Hanson, an Illinois woman, has had her pet cow, named Blosom, recognized as the tallest in the world with a Guinness World Record.

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FB News: Why 114-Year-Old Anna Stoeher Lied to Join Facebook http://investorplace.com/2014/10/fb-facebook-anna-stoeher/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/fb-facebook-anna-stoeher/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:32:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=569153 Anna Stoeher, a women who will be 114 on Wednesday, had to lie about her age when to join Facebook because it didn't list her birth year.

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Anna Stoeher, a women who will be 114 on Wednesday, had to lie about her age when to join Facebook because it didn't list her birth year.

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Creepy Clowns Are Roaming the Streets of California at Night http://investorplace.com/2014/10/creepy-clowns-california/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/creepy-clowns-california/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:13:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=568810 A number of creepy clowns have reportedly been threatening people in the streets of California at night over the last week.

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A number of creepy clowns have reportedly been threatening people in the streets of California at night over the last week.

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Google Street View Uses Camel to Map Liwa Desert http://investorplace.com/2014/10/google-google-street-view-camel-liwa-desert-goog-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/10/google-google-street-view-camel-liwa-desert-goog-stock/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:45:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=567854 Google Street View has mapped the Liwa Desert with the help of a 10-year-old camel named Raffia to maintain authenticity.

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Google Street View has mapped the Liwa Desert with the help of a 10-year-old camel named Raffia to maintain authenticity.

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The Krispy Kreme ‘Double Hundred Dozen’ Box Holds 2,400 Donuts! http://investorplace.com/2014/09/krispy-kreme-double-hundred-dozen-box-kkd-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/krispy-kreme-double-hundred-dozen-box-kkd-stock/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:50:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563379 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a box, called the 'Double Hundred Dozen', designed just to hold 2,400 donuts and it costs $2,600.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a box, called the 'Double Hundred Dozen', designed just to hold 2,400 donuts and it costs $2,600.

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Sanrio Reveals Hello Kitty Is NOT a Cat! http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sanrio-reveals-hello-kitty-cat/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sanrio-reveals-hello-kitty-cat/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:34:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554442 Sanrio, a Japanese toy maker, has claimed that Hello Kitty is not a cat, but then it also said that she is a cat. So, what is she?

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Sanrio, a Japanese toy maker, has claimed that Hello Kitty is not a cat, but then it also said that she is a cat. So, what is she?

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Why Matt Damon Used Toilet Water for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge http://investorplace.com/2014/08/matt-damon-used-toilet-water-als-ice-bucket-challenge/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/matt-damon-used-toilet-water-als-ice-bucket-challenge/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:47:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553429 Matt Damon decided to use toilet water for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge because he didn't want to waste clean water doing it.

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Matt Damon decided to use toilet water for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge because he didn't want to waste clean water doing it.

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Texas Teen Discovered Living in Walmart (WMT) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/living-in-walmart-wmt-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/living-in-walmart-wmt-stock/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:30:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549470 A Texas teenager was discovered living in Walmart (WMT). He managed to stay there for four days unnoticed.

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A Texas teenager was discovered living in Walmart (WMT). He managed to stay there for four days unnoticed.

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Google Maps Fail: X-Rated Pic Used for British Town of Skellow http://investorplace.com/2014/08/google-goog-skellow-google-maps/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/google-goog-skellow-google-maps/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:51:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549422 The British town of Skellow has reached viral fame on the internet thanks to Google Maps and its x-rated image of the small town.

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The British town of Skellow has reached viral fame on the internet thanks to Google Maps and its x-rated image of the small town.

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Mom Arrested for Letting Teen Take Part in Facebook Fire Challenge http://investorplace.com/2014/08/facebook-facebook-fire-challenge-fb-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/facebook-facebook-fire-challenge-fb-stock/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:12:51 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548959 A mother from Charlotte was arrested on August 6 for letting her teenage son take part in a Facebook challenge to set himself on fire.

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A mother from Charlotte was arrested on August 6 for letting her teenage son take part in a Facebook challenge to set himself on fire.

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The 5 Most Eccentric Millionaires & Billionaires http://investorplace.com/2014/07/eccentric-millionaires-billionaires/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/eccentric-millionaires-billionaires/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:25:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542147 Find out what the world's craziest millionaires and billionaires do with their money -- and not the boring stuff like stocks. We're talking spacecraft and dinosaurs.

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Find out what the world's craziest millionaires and billionaires do with their money -- and not the boring stuff like stocks. We're talking spacecraft and dinosaurs.

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What Is Yellow Pig Day and When Is It Celebrated? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/yellow-pig-day/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/yellow-pig-day/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:46:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541289 Have you heard about Yellow Pig Day? Read all about July 17, a day that honors the number 17 and yellow pigs.

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Have you heard about Yellow Pig Day? Read all about July 17, a day that honors the number 17 and yellow pigs.

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TSLA: Man Builds Own Tesla-Charging Network in China http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tsla-tesla-11/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tsla-tesla-11/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:46:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540201 A Tesla Model S fan in China built his own charging network, made up of 20 chargers, to travel from Beijing to Guangzhou in his new car.

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A Tesla Model S fan in China built his own charging network, made up of 20 chargers, to travel from Beijing to Guangzhou in his new car.

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VIRAL: ‘Coolest Cooler’ Kickstarter Is on Fire http://investorplace.com/2014/07/coolest-cooler-kickstarter/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/coolest-cooler-kickstarter/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:24:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539721 A man from Portland is lighting up Kickstarter with a campaign to create the Coolest Cooler. He's already raised over $2 million.

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A man from Portland is lighting up Kickstarter with a campaign to create the Coolest Cooler. He's already raised over $2 million.

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TSLA: Company Offers $10K If You Can Hack a Tesla Model S http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tsla-tesla-8/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tsla-tesla-8/#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:28:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=539398 Tesla Motors is offering $10,000 to the hacker that can get through the Model S's security at a competition being held later this month.

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Tesla Motors is offering $10,000 to the hacker that can get through the Model S's security at a competition being held later this month.

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Man Jokingly Seeks $10 on ‘Potato Salad’ Kickstarter, Raises $52,000 http://investorplace.com/2014/07/potato-salad-kickstarter/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/potato-salad-kickstarter/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:17:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538546 A man got way more than he bargained for when he started a $10 Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad and raised over $50,000.

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A man got way more than he bargained for when he started a $10 Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad and raised over $50,000.

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TWTR: CIA Celebrates Twitter Anniversary With (Attempted) Humor http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-cia/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/twtr-twitter-cia/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:44:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538493 The CIA celebrated one month on Twitter by answering questions people ask it, and some of the answers were surprisingly funny.

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The CIA celebrated one month on Twitter by answering questions people ask it, and some of the answers were surprisingly funny.

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The Fourth of July, Brought to You By … China? http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fourth-of-july-china-american-flags/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/fourth-of-july-china-american-flags/#comments Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:02:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536082 Global research firm Panjiva published a great infographic to ponder at your Fourth of July cookout concerning where your American flag might have come from.

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Global research firm Panjiva published a great infographic to ponder at your Fourth of July cookout concerning where your American flag might have come from.

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Skytower Malfunction: SeaWorld Ride Traps Dozens for 4 Hours http://investorplace.com/2014/06/skytower-malfunction-seaworld-ride-traps-dozens-4-hours/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/skytower-malfunction-seaworld-ride-traps-dozens-4-hours/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:25:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536130 48 people were stuck for four hours on the SeaWorld San Diego Skytower after a power failure crippled the ride.

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48 people were stuck for four hours on the SeaWorld San Diego Skytower after a power failure crippled the ride.

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United Airlines Emergency Slide Inflates Mid-Air in Cabin http://investorplace.com/2014/06/united-airlines-emergency-slide-inflates-mid-air-cabin/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/united-airlines-emergency-slide-inflates-mid-air-cabin/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:25:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=536104 A Los Angeles-bound United Airlines flight was forced to land in Kanas after an emergency slide deployed inside the cabin in mid-flight.

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A Los Angeles-bound United Airlines flight was forced to land in Kanas after an emergency slide deployed inside the cabin in mid-flight.

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What We Know About the Missing Boy Found in His Basement http://investorplace.com/2014/06/missing-boy-basement/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/missing-boy-basement/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:02:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535687 A 12-year-old boy that went was missing for 12 days was discovered in his father's basement on Thursday behind some boxes.

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A 12-year-old boy that went was missing for 12 days was discovered in his father's basement on Thursday behind some boxes.

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CDC Definition of ‘Heavy Drinker’ May Surprise You http://investorplace.com/2014/06/cdc-definition-heavy-drinker-may-surprise/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/cdc-definition-heavy-drinker-may-surprise/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:38:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535623 The CDC says that women who consume 8 or more drinks a week and men who consume 15 or more are heavy drinkers.

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The CDC says that women who consume 8 or more drinks a week and men who consume 15 or more are heavy drinkers.

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TSLA: Unhappy Tesla Owner Smashes His Own Windshield Upon Delivery http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tsla-unhappy-tesla-owner-smashes-windshield-upon-delivery/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tsla-unhappy-tesla-owner-smashes-windshield-upon-delivery/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:15:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=535455 A Chinese man who just received his Tesla (TSLA) Model S electric car after months of delays smashed the windshield in a protest.

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A Chinese man who just received his Tesla (TSLA) Model S electric car after months of delays smashed the windshield in a protest.

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Man Dismembers Wife’s Childhood Friend Over Facebook Chat http://investorplace.com/2014/06/facebook-chat-dismembers/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/facebook-chat-dismembers/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:34:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534970 Francisco de Assis Coelho Neves was killed and dismembered by Anderson Gomes Aleixo after chatting with his wife on Facebook.

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Francisco de Assis Coelho Neves was killed and dismembered by Anderson Gomes Aleixo after chatting with his wife on Facebook.

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Report: Nokia Paid Out Millions to Hackers in Blackmail Plot http://investorplace.com/2014/06/report-nokia-paid-millions-hackers-blackmail-plot/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/report-nokia-paid-millions-hackers-blackmail-plot/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:51:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532907 Nokia reportedly paid millions of euros to a hacker to prevent the release of an encryption code in 2007.

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Nokia reportedly paid millions of euros to a hacker to prevent the release of an encryption code in 2007.

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Chicago Nuns Sue Loud, Unruly Strip Club http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nuns-strip-club/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nuns-strip-club/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:58:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532497 A group of Chicago nuns have sued a strip club located in the same neighborhood as them, claiming the club violates Illinois zoning laws.

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A group of Chicago nuns have sued a strip club located in the same neighborhood as them, claiming the club violates Illinois zoning laws.

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Chikungunya Virus: A New Mosquito Disease Is Headed to the U.S. http://investorplace.com/2014/06/chikungunya-virus-new-mosquito-disease-headed-u-s/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/chikungunya-virus-new-mosquito-disease-headed-u-s/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:52:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532419 Medical experts say the Chikungunya virus, a disease transmitted by mosquito bites is in the Caribbean and will soon hit the U.S.

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Medical experts say the Chikungunya virus, a disease transmitted by mosquito bites is in the Caribbean and will soon hit the U.S.

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ISSpresso: The Coffee Machine That Works in Space http://investorplace.com/2014/06/isspresso-coffee-machine-works-space/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/isspresso-coffee-machine-works-space/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:31:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532410 A partnership between Italian companies and Italy's Space Agency has produced ISSpresso, a coffee-maker for the International Space Station.

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A partnership between Italian companies and Italy's Space Agency has produced ISSpresso, a coffee-maker for the International Space Station.

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TWTR FAIL: Jimmy Graham’s Twitter Bio May Cost Him Millions http://investorplace.com/2014/06/twtr-fail-jimmy-grahams-twitter-bio-may-cost-millions/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/twtr-fail-jimmy-grahams-twitter-bio-may-cost-millions/#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:50:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532326 An NFL player's argument over exactly which position he plays could be damaged by what he wrote in its own Twitter (TWTR) biography.

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An NFL player's argument over exactly which position he plays could be damaged by what he wrote in its own Twitter (TWTR) biography.

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Hidden Pablo Picasso Portrait Found Under Famous Painting http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pablo-picasso/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pablo-picasso/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:23:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=532091 A hidden painting of a bearded man with a bow tie leaning on his hand was discovered underneath Pablo Picasso's 'The Blue Room'.

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A hidden painting of a bearded man with a bow tie leaning on his hand was discovered underneath Pablo Picasso's 'The Blue Room'.

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KFC Makes 3-Year-Old Leave Restaurant Over Dog Attack Scars http://investorplace.com/2014/06/kfc-makes-3-year-old-leave-restaurant-dog-attack-scars/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/kfc-makes-3-year-old-leave-restaurant-dog-attack-scars/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:10:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531715 A three-year old girl who was severely injured in a dog attack was reportedly asked to leave a KFC restaurant over her scars.

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A three-year old girl who was severely injured in a dog attack was reportedly asked to leave a KFC restaurant over her scars.

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ChocoChicken: Chocolate-Infused Chicken Restaurant Opens http://investorplace.com/2014/06/chocochicken/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/chocochicken/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:28:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531287 ChocoChicken, a chicken restaurant the infuses its fowl with chocolate and serves sweet sides, opened in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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ChocoChicken, a chicken restaurant the infuses its fowl with chocolate and serves sweet sides, opened in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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Man Sues After Police Raid His Home Over Parody Twitter (TWTR) Account http://investorplace.com/2014/06/man-sues-police-raid-home-parody-twitter-twtr-account/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/man-sues-police-raid-home-parody-twitter-twtr-account/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:53:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531223 A man is suing Peoria, Ill., after his home was raided by police over a fake Twitter (TWTR) account mocking the city's mayor.

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A man is suing Peoria, Ill., after his home was raided by police over a fake Twitter (TWTR) account mocking the city's mayor.

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The Burrito Bond: Chilango Investors Can Earn Free Weekly Lunches http://investorplace.com/2014/06/burrito-bond-chilango/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/burrito-bond-chilango/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:02:29 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530746 Investors in London can now take advantage of Chilango's Burrito Bond offering to earn free weekly lunches while helping the company out.

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Investors in London can now take advantage of Chilango's Burrito Bond offering to earn free weekly lunches while helping the company out.

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Robin Thicke to Name New Album Paula to Win Back Wife http://investorplace.com/2014/06/robin-thicke-name-new-album-paula-win-back-wife/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/robin-thicke-name-new-album-paula-win-back-wife/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:46:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530719 R&B singer Robin Thicke has named his new album Paula in a bid to repair his marriage to estranged wife Paul Patton.

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R&B singer Robin Thicke has named his new album Paula in a bid to repair his marriage to estranged wife Paul Patton.

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10 Common Friday the 13th Superstitions http://investorplace.com/2014/06/friday-the-13th-superstitions/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/friday-the-13th-superstitions/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:38:06 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530699 Tomorrow is Friday the 13th and 'InvestorPlace' has collected a list of superstitions to avoid on the day associated with bad luck.

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Tomorrow is Friday the 13th and 'InvestorPlace' has collected a list of superstitions to avoid on the day associated with bad luck.

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WWE News: 8 Wrestlers Including Evan Bourne, Brodus Clay Are Let Go http://investorplace.com/2014/06/wwe-news-8-wrestlers-including-evan-bourne-brodus-clay-let-go/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/wwe-news-8-wrestlers-including-evan-bourne-brodus-clay-let-go/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:27:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530701 World Wrestling Entertainment on Thursday released nine wrestling superstars on one diva, including Evan Bourne, Brodus Clay and Aksana.

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World Wrestling Entertainment on Thursday released nine wrestling superstars on one diva, including Evan Bourne, Brodus Clay and Aksana.

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Shockwave From Solar Flares Could Hit Earth Friday the 13th http://investorplace.com/2014/06/solar-flare-shockwave-friday-the-13th/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/solar-flare-shockwave-friday-the-13th/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:06:33 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530675 Earth may get hit by a shockwave from a solar flare on Friday the 13th as the sun hits its solar maximum and reaches peak activity.

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Earth may get hit by a shockwave from a solar flare on Friday the 13th as the sun hits its solar maximum and reaches peak activity.

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Lululemon Creates Custom Tux for One Lucky Groom http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-creates-custom-tux-one-lucky-groom/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-creates-custom-tux-one-lucky-groom/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:51:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530686 A Lululemon Atheletica designer created a custom tux for a Chicago man who posted a request online for something comfortable to wear at his wedding.

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A Lululemon Atheletica designer created a custom tux for a Chicago man who posted a request online for something comfortable to wear at his wedding.

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VIDEO: California Mayor Caught on Camera Throwing Poop http://investorplace.com/2014/06/video-california-mayor-caught-camera-throwing-poop/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/video-california-mayor-caught-camera-throwing-poop/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:04:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=530340 A California mayor caught on camera throwing poop has apologized to the man whose walkway he fouled, calling the incident a "mistake."

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A California mayor caught on camera throwing poop has apologized to the man whose walkway he fouled, calling the incident a "mistake."

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Famous Paris Bridge Evacuated as ‘Love Locks’ Cause Railing Collapse http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pont-des-arts-love-locks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/pont-des-arts-love-locks/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:25:20 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529958 The Pont des Arts footbridge had to be closed on Sunday after the railing fell off from too man "love locks" being left on it.

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The Pont des Arts footbridge had to be closed on Sunday after the railing fell off from too man "love locks" being left on it.

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Dog Rescuer Had 37 Bags of Dead Dogs in Her Barn http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dead-dogs/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/dead-dogs/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:16:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529921 A dog rescuer living in Clarksville, Tenn., was recently discovered to have 37 bags of dead dogs in her barn and is facing animal cruelty charges.

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A dog rescuer living in Clarksville, Tenn., was recently discovered to have 37 bags of dead dogs in her barn and is facing animal cruelty charges.

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Montana Couple Strikes Gold … in Their Tap Water http://investorplace.com/2014/06/montana-couple-strikes-gold-tap-water/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/montana-couple-strikes-gold-tap-water/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:36:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529082 A Montana couple says gold flakes are contaminating their tap water. Local officials insist the water is safe.

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A Montana couple says gold flakes are contaminating their tap water. Local officials insist the water is safe.

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CoverGirl Bombshell Volume Mascara Blamed for Eyelash Loss http://investorplace.com/2014/06/covergirl-bombshell-volume-mascara-blamed-eyelash-loss/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/covergirl-bombshell-volume-mascara-blamed-eyelash-loss/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:21:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529068 CoverGirl is including new instructions with its Bombshell Volume mascara after a Florida woman complained that her eyelashes fell out after using it.

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CoverGirl is including new instructions with its Bombshell Volume mascara after a Florida woman complained that her eyelashes fell out after using it.

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Teen Rents $240K Sports Car, $12M Home on Stolen Credit Cards http://investorplace.com/2014/06/teen-stolen-credit-cards/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/teen-stolen-credit-cards/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:14:34 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529062 A Californian teen is in trouble after he allegedly rented a $240,000 sports car and $12 million home with stolen credit cards.

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A Californian teen is in trouble after he allegedly rented a $240,000 sports car and $12 million home with stolen credit cards.

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Lamborghini Countach Sells for $1.2M http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lamborghini-countach-sells-1-2m/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lamborghini-countach-sells-1-2m/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:54:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529013 Earlier this month, a 1975 Lamborghini Countach sold for $1.2 million at a Bonhams auction, the highest price ever for the model.

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Earlier this month, a 1975 Lamborghini Countach sold for $1.2 million at a Bonhams auction, the highest price ever for the model.

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Southwest, JetBlue Involved in “Fender Bender” at Logan International http://investorplace.com/2014/06/southwest-jetblue-involved-fender-bender-logan-international/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/southwest-jetblue-involved-fender-bender-logan-international/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:19:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528980 A Southwest Airlines 737 hit a JetBlue Airbus 320 while backing away from the gate at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday morning, but no one was injured.

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A Southwest Airlines 737 hit a JetBlue Airbus 320 while backing away from the gate at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday morning, but no one was injured.

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Parole Hoax: Charles Manson Is NOT Free From Jail http://investorplace.com/2014/06/charles-manson-hoax/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/charles-manson-hoax/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:42:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528402 A hoax claiming that Charles Manson, who is responsible for the murders of several people, is free from jail has made its way around the internet.

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A hoax claiming that Charles Manson, who is responsible for the murders of several people, is free from jail has made its way around the internet.

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Starbucks Frappuccino Truck Hits the Streets http://investorplace.com/2014/06/starbucks-frappuccino-truck-hits-streets/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/starbucks-frappuccino-truck-hits-streets/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:47:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528343 A very colorful Starbucks Frappuccino Truck is currently dispensing refreshments in L.A. and will remain in the city through June 15.

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A very colorful Starbucks Frappuccino Truck is currently dispensing refreshments in L.A. and will remain in the city through June 15.

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Whoops! How Google Goofed on D Day Doodle http://investorplace.com/2014/06/whoops-google-goofed-d-day-doodle/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/whoops-google-goofed-d-day-doodle/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:30:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=528310 Google says it errantly uploaded a Go player doodle to its UK search page on June 6, but has since replaced it with a link to D Day memorial materials.

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Google says it errantly uploaded a Go player doodle to its UK search page on June 6, but has since replaced it with a link to D Day memorial materials.

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