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Can’t Possibly Be True

Unfortunate Allergy

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Some women, aproximately 12%, are allergic to their partner's semen. Even worse, some men are allergic to their own semen. The allergy causes some nasty reactions in both cases unfortunately.

Posted By: patty - Mon May 25, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Health, Can’t Possibly Be True, Sex Lives Worse Than Yours, Genitals

Hamster Tartare

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Teacher, a different one, in South Korea became upset with the kids mistreating hamsters in the classroom. He decided to teach them a lesson about the sanctity of life. So he ate a live hamster in front of them. To think some people are horrified by stories of how kids used to swallow goldfish.

Posted By: patty - Wed May 20, 2015 - Comments (6)
Category: Animals, Can’t Possibly Be True, Not Clear On The Concept, Eating

Beware Bad Beard Bacteria

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Beards can contain as much fecal bacteria as a toilet. Depending, of course, on the hygiene of the beard wearer.

Posted By: patty - Sun May 03, 2015 - Comments (2)
Category: Can’t Possibly Be True, Facial Hair, Nausea, Revulsion and Disgust

Three Alarm Fire At Fire Extinguisher Factory

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Its like rain on your wedding day. A fire at the fire extinguisher factory, isn't it ironic.

Posted By: patty - Fri Mar 20, 2015 - Comments (3)
Category: Buildings and Other Structures, Disasters, Industry, Factories and Manufacturing, Can’t Possibly Be True

Cameras In Rentals Hertz Business

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Hertz has installed cameras that are able to view the interior of the vehicle in a portion of its fleet and many customers are upset. The company claims the cameras have never been used but they put out a commercial showing how handy the device could be in case of an accident. A representative for the company claims that was a 'mock up'. A mock up? In advertising, really? That kind of behavior; advertising a feature that is not available OR stating the cameras had never been used when they had been, because only one of those statements can be true, makes one wonder if camera use would be disclosed in the future. The book 1984 wasn't even close, there won't be just one big brother watching.

Posted By: patty - Mon Mar 16, 2015 - Comments (9)
Category: Business, Advertising, Video, Can’t Possibly Be True, More Things To Worry About, Cars

Anti-Vaxxers

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Picture one is a child with measles. Picture two is a child with smallpox. The only study to vilify vaccines has been completely debunked and yet supposedly loving and intelligent parents are denying their children the protection of vaccinations. These people also put others at risk with this irresponsible choice. The scientific community is at a loss as to how to reverse this dangerous trend. Meanwhile pop culture icons weigh in on a subject they have no expertise about and influence decisions that damage society as a whole and children especially.
Government needs to step in for public safety before these diseases take hold in the general population unnecessarily. Parents are being threatened with having their children taken away for letting them walk to the park unaccompanied yet refusing the protection of vaccinations is being allowed. We are down the rabbit hole on this issue.

Posted By: patty - Wed Mar 04, 2015 - Comments (25)
Category: Confusion, Misunderstanding, and Incomprehension, Medicine, Surrealism, Can’t Possibly Be True, More Things To Worry About, Diseases, Disease

Superglue Fixes Everything

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The story behind the breaking and super gluing of the Tutenkamen mask sounds like something out of a sitcom. Unfortunately it really happened.

Posted By: patty - Fri Jan 23, 2015 - Comments (9)
Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Can’t Possibly Be True, Goofs and Screw-ups

Unlucky On Christmas

A fire that happened in a shop window over Christmas was caused by sunlight through a snow globe igniting reindeer food and other decorations. Score one for Ebenezer.

Posted By: patty - Sat Dec 27, 2014 - Comments (3)
Category: Disasters, Can’t Possibly Be True

Zombie Nativity

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Have zombies finally jumped the shark?

Picture from Yahoo Images.

Posted By: patty - Tue Dec 23, 2014 - Comments (2)
Category: Holidays, Imitations, Forgeries, Rip-offs and Faux, Can’t Possibly Be True, Nausea, Revulsion and Disgust

Breaking Bad Toys

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Toy'sR Us is going to carry Breaking Bad action figures and accessories which include bags of pretend crystal meth. I think the pretend crystal meth should be pop rocks!

Posted By: patty - Mon Oct 20, 2014 - Comments (12)
Category: Cult Figures and Artifacts, Drugs, Products, Retailing, Can’t Possibly Be True

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