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Sex Robot Creator Explains Which Feature Customers Request Most Frequently
The company responsible for the world’s first sex robot, True Companion, revealed that a majority of customers purchase a robot with the sole purpose of replicating a deceased partner.
Some Funeral Homes Are Now Serving Booze And Showcasing Other Odd Burial Trends
Turning funerals into full blown parties is just one of the latest weird trends in the funeral services industry.
After 80 Years, The World Finally Gets A New Type Of Chocolate
The best things come to those who wait, and those of us waiting for a new type of chocolate are about to be rewarded for our patience. After 80 long years, the world is finally welcoming a brand new treat. Behold, ruby chocolate. Developed by Barry Callebaut AG, the largest cocoa processor in the world, …
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A Civil War Naval Mystery Is Finally Solved
For over 150 years, speculation has been rampant as to what killed the crew of the H.L. Hunley, a 40-foot Confederate submarine, which sank off the coast of South Carolina on February 17, 1864. The Huntley’s First Battle Was Also Its Last The Hunley sunk a Union warship, the USS Housatonic, and was the first, and only, …
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A NJ Priest Blames God And Poker Losses For His Collection Of Child Porn
Newark, New Jersey priest, Father Kevin Gugliotta was once a hell of a poker player. According to The Hendon Mob, he’s racked up $202,365 in live earnings and ranks as 4,530th on the U.S. all time money list. Revenge Against God But when Father Kevin found himself on a losing streak, it wasn’t long before he started …
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Falsely Accused ‘Satanic Panic’ Couple Imprisoned For Two Decades Has Been Awarded $3.4 Million
Fran and Dan Keller, the couple at the center of the 1991 Oak Hill ritual abuse scandal, has been cleared of all charges and and awarded $3.4 million in a wrongful conviction settlement.
Therapeutic Robotic Cat Is Missing One Incredibly Important Body Part
Robots will soon take over the world. They’ve already taken over our lives. Robots are delivering packages to our door, the best robot vacuums are doing the chores we hate and now robot animals are helping people cope with things other than dirty floors. There are countless studies that show animals help reduce stress. Spend …
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