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A Ton of Reasons Why 2010 Totally Stunk

Dave Barry reminds us that the Gulf oil spill wasn't the only low point

(Newser) - An asteroid demolished 75% of the planet's species toward the end of the Cretaceous Period—and 2010 was a worse year than that, writes Dave Barry for the Miami Herald . In fact, amid the BP oil spill, the recession, and North Korea ("the international equivalent of Charlie Sheen"),... More »

Talk Like a Pirate Today, Matey, Or Walk the Plank!

You know you were waiting for an excuse to get your Jolly Roger on

(Newser) - Ahoy, matey! Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, the Detroit Free Press reports—though the good fortune of falling on a Friday has some wannabe swashbucklers set for a weekend of buccaneering behavior. Initially a joke between two friends, the holiday got national exposure when Dave Barry mentioned... More »

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