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A Whirlpool Sucks Down Everything In Sight [Amazing Video]

With all the Flooding that has happened here recently, could you imagine if something like this happened? Wow, I would not want to be anywhere around this!

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Saudi Arabia May Be Forced to Eliminate Hassan Chop Execution Practices Due to Swordsmen Shortage

The Saudi Arabian government might need to consider contacting Steven Seagal, as a new report indicates that due to a shortage of swordsmen with just the right chops, leaders may soon be forced to have criminals executed by firing squad as opposed to the traditional beheading.

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What will help encourage baby making? Slow jams... awwww yeah... (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
What will help encourage baby making? Slow jams... awwww yeah... (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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Boyz II Men Hired To Help Raise Russian Birth Rate

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a lot of things, and it turns out that one of those things is "a big R&B fan". The Soviet leader has taken an interesting angle to solving the country's demographic problem: hiring Boyz II Men. I guess the fearless leader thinks that the crooning of the boys from Philly will encourage the Russian public to get it on more. Or something.

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Antilita — The Most Expensive Personal Residence In The World

That is Antilita, the most expensive personal residence in the world.  It is worth about $1 billion.  The home belongs to the 19th richest man in the world, Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries.  The home requires a staff of 600 full time employees.  Antilita boasts 27 stories, yet it's actual height is closer to 40 stories tall.  This is because several floors are 2-3 times the normal height of a floor.

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10 Global New Year’s Traditions and Parties

When it comes time to celebrate the passing of another year, people around the world often gather together and make a lot of noise in order to demonstrate their good cheer.

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Watch Felix Baumgartner’s Jump From the Edge of Space

In case you completely avoided all contact with the internet yesterday, Felix Baumgartner's jump from 128,100 feet about Earth was a success.

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Howard Stern, Jay-Z and Tim Tebow all made AskMen's list of Top 49 Men of 2012.
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Who is the Most Influential Man in the World?

Got a date with that new chick from HR? Been trying to get your yoga instructor to grab a drink with you for weeks? Need to impress your GF’s parents when you go home with her for the first time in a few weeks? AskMen’s got your back. They’ve taken votes and compiled a list of 49 of the “top” men in the world. All you have to do is act like those guys.

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West Michigan Remembers 9/11 [Videos]

It has been 11 years since 9/11 and West Michigan honors all those that lost their lives in the tragic events.

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Memorial Held At World Trade Center Site On 11th Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks
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New York Prepares For The 11th Anniversary Memorial Of 9/11 [Gallery]

New York pauses each year on the 10th of September to get ready to honor the brave men and women that died in the September 11th attacks.  Below you will find a gallery of images of residents of New York taking that pause.

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New Study Finds That Brazil Is the Leading Crack-Cocaine Market

The world might be a giant asylum of soul-sucking gutter junkies fighting for their next meal on the excruciating edge of a devil-sharp machete, as new research pinpoints crack-cocaine usage in the millions, with Brazil the world’s leading a speed-freak society.

According to a recent study conducted by the Federal University of Sao Paulo, about six million adult Brazilians have tried cocaine products, as have nearly 442,000 of the country’s young people.

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Quadruple Amputee Swims Every Intercontinental Strait, Makes History

Well, we were feeling pretty proud of ourselves for finally looking up that Couch to 5k thing, but it’s going to take a little more than that to impress Phillippe Croizon. The quadruple amputee has made history by swimming intercontinental straits linking Oceania, Asia, Europe, America and Africa.

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Russian Authorities Hunt for More Members of Pussy Riot

Russian police have not stopped their efforts to silence outspoken punk band Pussy Riot, even after three members of the group were sentenced to two years in jail for “hooliganism.” Reuters reports that officials want to find other members of the all-female band who also took part in the February protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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