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Reported house explosion was just a messy front lawn

Well, maybe it could be called an explosion, but there were no explosives involved. It seems that a hoarder’s stuff “exploded” out of his house and onto the front lawn in such a way that a passerby thought the house had literally blown up.

Here are the creepiest Airbnb photos you’ll see

A new tumblr blog called “You’re Gonna Die Here” makes the creepiest listings on Airbnb seem just hilarious

Elderly woman attempting to exit garage hits 11 parked cars

A woman, 85, was planning to leave a parking garage with her husband in the car when she backed up and hit two parked cars. Changing direction she then hit two more cars — an Audi A4 and Mercedes B-Class — followed by a Mercedes-Vito and a concrete pillar. Then, panic set in.

India fights public urination with water cannon

Fighting fire with fire, authorities in India are taking back the streets from public urinators with high-powered hoses. Their solution to an all-too-common urban problem is not just effective, but is sanitary, doesn’t create a lot of paperwork, and provides amusement for all those electing to hold it in.

Massachusetts DOT: ‘Use ya blinkah’

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has high hopes for the electronic message posted this morning on roadways urging commuters to signal lane changes. In a move that some drivers have hailed as “Wicked Clevah!” the DOT apparently translated the English-language message, Changing lanes? Use your blinker into English for Boston.

Florida bank robber mistakenly leaves his name with teller

In seems that Felipe Cruz, 39, was looking for a job on April 10, 2014. We don’t know what happened to derail him, but he allegedly wound up trying to rob a bank in Pompano Beach, Florida, with a note containing his all personal information.

Greatest acts of vandalism of all time

From art to trash bins and everything in between; nothing is safe from vandals.

Half-naked woman falls into well during outdoor sex-capade

A couple in Spain, who decided to make sweet love in a park known for its teen drinking parties and covert liaisons, was rudely interrupted when the cover of the well shaft on which they were consummating their mutual admiration failed, causing the woman to plunge into the icy water below.

Teacher threatens kids with Game of Thrones spoilers if they won’t shut up

In Belgium, a math teacher threatens to reveal who dies in Game of Thrones if the classroom doesn’t quiet down. How does he know who dies? He read the books.

Alleged drunk driver was passed out at wheel wearing pants as shirt

There are many excellent reasons not to drive while under the influence, but being the half naked, passed-out-drunk guy wearing his pants as a straightjacket has got to be among the top 10.

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