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December 20, 2012

3 Insane Marriage Proposals (That Actually Worked)

By Robert Anthony | 214,030 Views

With divorce rates as high as they are, it's a wonder any marriage proposal is accepted these days. When you throw things like faked plane crashes and intestinal trauma into the mix, you'd assume some people are just destined to die alone. But you'd be wrong.

Here are three insane wedding proposals that were actually accepted.

#3. I Now Pronounce You Man and Felon

We've come a long way in the fight for women's rights. Proof of that could be found in a New York courtroom where Nicole Osborne sat facing charges of domestic violence for assaulting her boyfriend, Theodore Murphy. Spousal abuse isn't just for men anymore, and in turn, it appears that turning a blind eye to it out of love is no longer solely the domain of love-stricken pop singers from Barbados.

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Oh yeah, it looks funny. But wait until you see where she plans to sheath that thing.

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December 19, 2012

The Smartphone Commercial That Will Ruin Your Christmas

By Cyriaque Lamar | 149,468 Views

On the morning of November 1, Santa Claus receives a 61-day furlough from his spider hole deep under Madison Avenue to shill dozens of goods and service. And over the last century, admen have pressganged Kris Kringle to hawk everything from booze to nipples.

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And in Japan, he transforms into a sloganeering velociraptor should Christmas Eve fall on a blood moon.

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December 19, 2012

4 International Incidents Caused By Drunk Boris Yeltsin

By Evan V. Symon | 239,117 Views

From 1991 to 1999, Boris Yeltsin was the first democratically elected President of Russia, leading the way for reforms, rekindling relationships with the West ...

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... and generally hitting the hooch harder than Ulysses S. Grant and Ernest Hemingway's reanimated corpses sewn together like some kind of pickled, two-headed Frankenstein's monster. Throughout his presidency, Yeltsin's tippling habit thrilled world leaders in such exotic locales as ...

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December 18, 2012

Leno May be Fired: Why It’s Time to Stop Pretending We Care

By Adam Tod Brown | 189,845 Views

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Remember when we all rallied around Conan O'Brien when we heard he was losing his job as host of The Tonight Show and then he got fired anyway and it was kind of depressing? Get ready to feel that way all over again for Jay Leno.

Ha! Just joking, we know you won't. Here's hoping Jimmy Fallon negotiates a better contract than Team Coco, though, because the latest batch of rumors have it that he'll be replacing Jay Leno and his formidable chin when the current Tonight Show host's contract runs out in 2014. That's pretty juicy news, and you can expect a lot of heated discussions about it in the coming days. But here's a question. Should we really care?