The Inspiring Story Of One Woman Who Waited A Year To Tell Congress She Isn’t A Welfare Queen

She’s not the exception to the rule. Her story is more common than most people believe.

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19 People Who Shouldn’t Have Played With Fire

Balls of fire! Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/v/vWfS8_zqa14. youtube.com

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BREAKING: We Have Found The Secret Atheist Plan To Destroy Christmas

I’m an atheist. My family is Jewish, so we celebrate Chanukah, but I celebrate Christmas with friends. I was going to spend the holidays having a good time with my family and friends, maybe exchanging a gift or two, but apparently, instead I have to go make everyone else miserable? I wish the Atheist Christmas Destruction Director would have sent me the memo.

Don’t worry, Pat. I’d never steal Christmas from someone who’s probably gotten coal in his stocking for the last 60 years. 

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First The Military Helped Invent Video Games. Then Video Games Pushed The Military To New Places.

When military drone operators start telling news outlets that their job is just like playing video games, we should take notice.

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Man Reaches Into Cave Hole And Pulls Out Your Worst Nightmare

This unsettling video shows a man reaching into a hole in a cave wall and pulling out a squirming cluster of creepy-crawlies.

Basically, a dad pulls out a clump of “daddylonglegs” acolloquial namethat tends to refer to the 6,000 species of arachnids that fall into the Opolione order.

While this sight might fill you with nightmares, thebehavior of clustering together is pretty common in these species. They likely clump together for warmth in cool, dark caves, and todefend themselves from predators.

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This Guy Rammed His Own Pickup Truck Into Another Car To Stop A High-Speed Pursuit

Dodge Ram: 1, Hyundai Veloster: 0.

1. On Saturday evening, police in Syracuse, Utah, responded to a report of a stolen vehicle. But before police could apprehend the suspect, a bystander took the law into this own hands.

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2. After locating the vehicle following a tip from someone in the neighborhood, police attempted to stop the 14-year-old male driving the Hyundai Veloster.

After locating the vehicle following a tip from someone in the neighborhood, police attempted to stop the 14-year-old male driving the Hyundai Veloster.

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3. When police approached the vehicle, the suspect took off, and the high-speed pursuit began.

This Guy Rammed His Own Pickup Truck Into Another Car To Stop A High-Speed Pursuit

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4. The suspect took a few laps around the neighborhood, and even drove through a busy park with police on his tail.

This Guy Rammed His Own Pickup Truck Into Another Car To Stop A High-Speed Pursuit

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5. Before the suspect could put any more innocent bystanders at risk, Bryson Rowley put an end to the pursuit. By using his own truck, Rowley cut off the suspect at a four-way intersection, and rammed head-on into the Hyundai.

This Guy Rammed His Own Pickup Truck Into Another Car To Stop A High-Speed Pursuit

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6. The suspect, whose name has not been released, is currently being held at a juvenile detention center.

The suspect, whose name has not been released, is currently being held at a juvenile detention center.

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7. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the damage to Rowley’s truck (left) and the suspect’s Hyundai Veloster (right).

Here's a side-by-side comparison of the damage to Rowley's truck (left) and the suspect's Hyundai Veloster (right).

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Bryson Rowley

8. Bryson Rowley, we applaud you for your quick thinking and fast action. For that, a GiveForward campaign has been set up to help Rowley cover the damage to his truck.

Bryson Rowley, we applaud you for your quick thinking and fast action. For that, a GiveForward campaign has been set up to help Rowley cover the damage to his truck.

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