December 13th, 2008

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Internet scrapings, weekend edition

High school senior loses virginity on class trip, accidently texts her dad about it, class trip immediately over.
Pictured: pic of her iPhone, which is now making the rounds all over the interbutt.

Eleven year old finds out it's not a great idea to be shot in the eye and through the head with an arrow.
The arrow was only stopped by the back of his skull and missed his brain entirely.

The eight most horrifying body modifications of all time.
Not that horrifying if you frequent BME.

Zimbabwe hyperinflation in pictures.
Also, Zimbabwe has just released a Z$ 500 million note. $500 million Zimbabwe dollars is equal to $8 U.S., enough to buy eight loaves of bread. Clearly, Zimbabwe's problems are all solved.

The Ghosts of Antarctica: a picture gallery of abandoned stations and huts and shipwrecks in the most remote, sparsely populated land on the Earth's surface.

Six wheeled sportscar heading into production.

A woman described as "the perfect mother" apparently killed her five kids by slitting their throats while dad was away.

High school autopsy field trips cancelled after kids end up watching an autopsy of possible classmate. WAT

Dubai prince gifts island to F1 racing legend Michael Schumacher.

Who prays more: Republicans or Democrats? The more religious you are, the more likely you are to be at the far ends of the spectrum — on both sides.

How the world's most precious resource is a curse for Nigerians. Trash litters its cities. Electricity is sporadic at best. There is no clean water. Medical and educational services are limited. Basic infrastructure is severely lacking. These are not conditions that should plague one of the richest oil states in the world. Hundreds of billions of dollars has been made from the Niger Delta's oil reserves and many people have gotten very rich. Conversely, the average Nigerian has suffered as a result of the country's oil prosperity. The United States Agency for International Development says more than 70 percent of the country lives on less than a dollar a day -- the population is among the 20 poorest in the world...

Cops buttrape tattoo artist in subway.

Bush relaxes laws protecting endangered species. Also, the world's coral reefs are vanishing.

Ericsson and Intel developing remote kill switch with GPS locator for stolen laptops.

What makes a car 'American?'

Water vapor detected on extrasolar planet.

Girlfriend gets stabby after boyfriend refuses her some morning sex.

Man tries to outrun train, loses.

The Westboro Baptist Church would like you to celebrate this Christmas knowing that Santa Claus will take you to hell. "You'd better watch out, get ready to cry, You'd better go hide, I'm telling you why 'cuz Santa Claus will take you to hell. He is your favorite idol, you worship at his feet, but when you stand before your God He won't help you take the heat. So get this fact straight: you're feeling God's hate, Santa's to blame for the economy's fate, Santa Claus will take you to hell."

Cracked: Five government programs that backfired horrifically.

New Japanese trailer for Terminator: Salvation starring Christian Bale.

10,000 charred human remains found in mass grave in Argentina.

A man angry with a 5-year-old girl grabbed her kitten, threw it off a balcony and then stomped it to death, according to police. He apparently lost it when he realized his roommate’s daughter, the owner of the 4-month-old cat named Pucci, had scribbled her name and her mother’s name on the bathroom door.

Man fights back against teenage toilet paper vandals using night vision goggles and a squirt gun filled with fox urine. I wish my neighborhood was this interesting.

Eleven year old shoots his 8 year old brother in the chest while playing with his aunt's handgun at their grandmother's place.

Pedophile stabbed to death by angry drunk mob.

71 year old German farmer loses girlfriend after he fingered a chicken to orgasm on a game show on TV. The show also faces the wrath of PETA.

After driving around for hours, man decides to shoot wife rather than face telling her that they've been evicted from their home.

Actor slashes throat on stage with real knife instead of blunt prop; audience applauds until they realize it's all real as the actor staggered off stage, blood pouring. Cops are investigating if this was a clever attack on the actor or a simple accident.

Actual headline: Dog feces sends rapist to prison.
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Internet Scrapings, addendum

Cracked: Seven bullshit rumors that caused real world catastrophies.

Apple MAY be working on a 3-D desktop according to its latest patents.

The Federal Reserve refused a request by Bloomberg News to disclose the recipients of more than $2 trillion of emergency loans from U.S. taxpayers and the assets the central bank is accepting as collateral.

Wired Exclusive: Pentagon pro-troop group misspent millions, report says. A Defense Department project, supposedly designed to support U.S. troops, was used instead to channel millions of dollars to personal friends and allies of its chief. The "America Supports You," or ASY, program was led in a "questionable and unregulated manner," according to a Department of Defense Inspector General report, obtained by Danger Room.