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A Recap Of March Failures

If your anything like me I love watching youtube just to see other people failing at whatever they are doing, and it just so happened that somebody caught it on camera.  I wish I had a camera for all those times I ever did something really stupid and resulted in an injury or just really hurt for quite a while

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Barack Obama Won’t Throw Out First Pitch at Washington Nationals Opener [VIDEOS]
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Barack Obama Won’t Throw Out First Pitch at Washington Nationals Opener [VIDEOS]

Last year, Barack Obama threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener, continuing a tradition of Presidents throwing out first pitches that stretches back to William Howard Taft in 1910.

This year, however, Obama is taking a pass on getting the season started with a ceremonial first pitch. Instead, recently unemployed talk show host Larry King will do the honor  before the Nationals’ Thursday-afternoon match-up with the Atlanta Braves.

Some of President Obama’s critics have suggested he doesn’t want to take to the mound because his past attempts at first pitches have been, well, not good.

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Inmates’ Coloring Books Painted With Drugs [VIDEO]
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Inmates’ Coloring Books Painted With Drugs [VIDEO]

Three inmates at the Cape May County Correctional Center in New Jersey wanted their drugs so badly, they used a children's coloring book to sneak them into their prison cells. We hate to give criminals so much credit, but the whole process was undeniably ingenious.

With the help of two civilians, the inmates painted numerous coloring books with what looked to be water color, but was actually a liquid version of a drug called Suboxone. They would have gotten away with it, but in February officers at the correction center were tipped off and began testing the books for drug substances.

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Man Moves Into Mall of America in Attempt to Lose Weight [VIDEO]
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Man Moves Into Mall of America in Attempt to Lose Weight [VIDEO]

Sometimes the best way to commit to a workout regiment is to tell a bunch of people about it, and then let the fear of being labeled the-guy-who-talks-a-big-game-about-getting-in-shape-but-never-follows-through take over.

That's what St. Paul, Minnesota resident Scott Jorgenson is doing, times a few thousand.

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Super Glue Inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. Dead at 94
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Super Glue Inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. Dead at 94

Super Glue inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. died Saturday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Kingsport, TN, the NY Times is reporting. He was 94.

Though he held over 460 patents in his career, Coover was best known for his revolutionary invention, which he created accidentally while testing compounds at Eastman Codak's Tennessee laboratory in 1951. Seven years after the accident, during which Coover ruined a $3,000 machine, the first version of Super Glue (called Eastman 910) was made available.

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Dangerous Cobra still on the loose from the Bronx Zoo
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Dangerous Cobra Still on the Loose from New York’s Bronx Zoo

A highly poisonous Egyptian cobra got loose this weekend at New York's Bronx Zoo, sending guests, zoo neighbors and zookeepers alike into a nervous tizzy. The 20 inch-long snake forced the zoo to shut down and stay closed through Sunday.

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City Tries To Ban Sale of Girl Scouts Cookies From Front Lawn
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City Tries To Ban Sale of Girl Scouts Cookies From Front Lawn

Instead of canvassing the neighborhood, Abigail and Caitlin Mills of Hazelwood, MO, have for the last six years conducted their annual sale of Girl Scouts cookies from their parents’ front yard.

The duo ran into a snag this year, however, when a neighbor complained to the local authorities about the commotion caused by this Thin Mint commerce.

Citing this complaint and a code against selling products from the home, the city of Hazelwood demanded the girls take down their stand.

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Bomb Sits in Detroit Federal Office for Weeks Unchecked
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Bomb Sits in Detroit Federal Office for Weeks Unchecked

In late February, a security guard at a U.S. federal office building in Detroit, MI, found a suspicious package. He brought the package into the building, placed it in the lost and found and went on his merry way.

The package sat until March 18, when someone at the office decided to X-ray it to see what was inside. The contents? A bomb that had been there all along, according to ABC News.

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Ten-Year-Old Takes Mom’s SUV on a Joy Ride [VIDEO]
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Ten-Year-Old Takes Mom’s SUV on a Joy Ride [VIDEO]

Ten-year old Zilan Fitch was angry that he had been punished. But instead of trashing his room or refusing to come down for dinner, Zilan retaliated by stealing his mom's SUV and driving it straight into rush hour traffic.

Christi Sanders, the boy's mother, spotted Zilan backing out of the driveway and followed him. She reports Zilan was staying in the lanes and even using his turn signal during his joyride.

Sanders also claims Zilan was traveling at such speeds that at one point she floored her gas peddle, but couldn't catch up with him.

Eventually, Zilan was rear-ended at a stop light, and then decided to pull the SUV over.

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Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79
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Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor, who for decades captivated audiences with her beauty and talent, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, the AP has confirmed. She was 79.

The British-born actress, who appeared in over 50 films throughout her illustrious career, rose to fame as a child actress in such movies as ‘Lassie Come Home’ (1943) and ‘National Velvet’ (1944). From there, she would go on to become one of Hollywood’s most accomplished and praised actresses, landing roles in such classic movies as ‘A Place in the Sun’ (1951), opposite Montgomery Clift, and the epic ‘Giant’ (1956), opposite Rock Hudson and James Dean.

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Just Holding a Victoria's Secret Bag Makes Women Feel Sexy (image)
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Just Holding a Victoria’s Secret Bag Makes Women Feel Sexy

According to a new study from the University of Minnesota, women feel sexier by merely putting a shopping bag from Victoria's Secret in their hand.

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Rob Lowe will *not* replace Sheen on Two and a Half Men
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Lowe To Replace Sheen Rumor Debunked By Mike Schur

After the news that CBS had fired Charlie Sheen from “Two and a Half Men”, the Internet was abuzz with ideas, suggestions, and rumors of who should/could/would replace him on the set of the show. One of the names that popped up in the "confirmed" rumor section was that of Rob Lowe. Even Sheen was behi

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