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Modern Art Installation Is So Trashy Cleaners Toss It

Cigarette butts, confetti, empty bottles, and shoes were strewn about

(Newser) - Art often imitates life—but sometimes it does so so convincingly that it's mistaken for the subject rather than art. And so it was in Italy over the weekend, when cleaning staff at the Museion modern art gallery in Bolzano, Italy, mistook the modern art installation "Where are... More »

Houston: Homeless Vet Not Ticketed for Eating Trash

James Kelly was cited under scavenging statute: police department rep

(Newser) - A homeless man was ticketed last week while searching for food in a Houston trash bin , and the news didn't go over well. Now the HPD is on the defensive and explaining that James Kelly was ticketed for making a mess, not for attempting to feed himself. And a... More »

Owner Tosses Live Chicken Into Trash

Freddie the cockerel saved in the nick of time

(Newser) - The list of animals Brits are abandoning in wheelie trash bins is growing. First, it was a cat (captured on surveillance video), now an anxiously clucking chicken, whose owner apparently planned to toss the bird out with the trash without killing it. Freddie the cockerel was saved in the nick... More »

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