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Chinese Teen Sells Kidney to Buy iPad 2
Xiao Zheng, a 17-year-old living in China, wanted an iPad 2 so badly that he was willing to sell one of his vital organs to get it.
Zheng didn't have the money for the tablet computer so he responded to an online ad that offered cash for healthy kidneys...
Survey Gauges Global Feelings On Adultery
It's a good thing Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent philandering came to light after he left office because it would have severely hindered his chances at getting re-elected governor of California.
A new survey of 12,500 singles from around the world by the online dating site Zoosk has shed li…
New Blood Test Could Predict How Long You Will Live
A blood test that should be available in Europe by the end of the year could give you a pretty good indication of how fast you are aging and how much longer you will live.
The test measures telomeres, structures on the end of each of your chromosomes, which scientists think may hold the key to deter…
Facebook-Obsessed Couple Names Their Baby ‘Like’
An Israeli couple recently named their newborn daughter "Like," as in, the button you press when you enjoy a post on the popular social media site Facebook.
This is how the girl's father, Lior Adler, explained the name to the German press agency dpa:
"If once people gav…
Online ‘Planking’ Craze Leads to Man’s Death
The Internet photo sensation called "planking," which can be best described as extreme lying down, led to a 20-year-old Australian man plunging to his death while partaking in the fad this weekend, police said.
Queensland police said the man fell several stories from a Brisbane high-rise ea…
Drunk Man Mistakes Cigarettes for Cell Phone [VIDEO]
Cell phones can do many things these days, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one that also satisfies your nicotine craving.
Britain's Sun newspaper reports a drunk driver in Russia pulled over by police tried to make a call with a pack of cigarettes he thought was a cell phone.
Cops pulled over the wo…
African Man Marries 107 Women
Bello Maasaba is what you might call a ladies' man.
Maasaba is an Islamic faith healer in Niger who has married 107 women and fathered a whopping 185 children. Polygamy is common in the African country, but Maasaba's tally is high even by that nation’s standards.
Man Tries to Smuggle Baby Animals Past Airport Security
In a bizarre twist, a first-class passenger was arrested this week after he was caught trying to smuggle two panthers, an Asiatic black bear, one macaque monkey and one marmoset in his luggage.
According to the Guardian, the suspect, Noor Mahmoodr, was charged with "possessing endangered wildlif…

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