Five-Year-Old Suspended For Making Terrorist Threats

Five-year-old Jackson Riley was suspended from Great Valley Academy public charter school in Modesto, California for making what school administrators say are “terrorist threats.” His parents, however, say he was only “pretend playing” and want the disciplinary action struck from his permanent record. A School With Zero Tolerance For Pretend Play? At school last week, Jackson …

Man In Clown Mask Chases His Daughter And Gets Shot At By Armed Stranger

Vernon Barrett Jr. won’t be winning any father of the year awards—what he has done, instead, is ensure his 6-year-old daughter will need years of therapy to quell her coulrophobia. The Youngstown, Ohio man tried to discipline the little girl by chasing her around in a clown mask. She ran screaming into a stranger’s apartment, …

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20 Expressions That Make People Cringe

“For all intensive purposes…” she said, continuing on with her speech to rally the troops. I missed the rest of her Monday morning diatribe because I could only focus on that odd mistake. A mistake that seems so ridiculous. Did she really think the phrase “for all intents and purposes” was “for all intensive purposes”?...
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Watch These Acrobats Set The World Record For Backflips On A Teeter-Totter

Last week, acrobatic experts Maxim Laurin of Canada and Ugo Dario of France broke the world record for the most consecutive backflips on a teeter-totter. In front of hundreds of awestruck spectators in at the Bouffe ton Centro festival in Sherbrooke, Quebec, the aerial experts completed a mind-numbing 101 backflips to set the new Guinness …

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What’s The Difference Between A Coffin And A Casket?

As autumn approaches, millions of people will put away the signs of summer and replace the front yard kitsch of lawn ornaments and gnomes gripping surfboards with harbingers of celebrations to come. It is a safe bet Halloweens decorations will soon be littering the lawns of suburbia. One of the most popular representations of the …