Dictator's Signature Adorns Designer Clothes In Zimbabwe

This weekend, Zimbabweans will take to the polls to vote on a new constitution that will effectively determine the future of Robert Mugabe's presidency. A young electorate increasingly desperate for jobs is expected to curb the powers of their leader, who has overseen the disastrous collapse of a once flourishing economy during his 33-year rule.

Ke$ha Is $o Cla$$y

Ke$ha continues to be a paradigm of class, as she was spotted plunked down on the curb drinking a beer.

On Tuesday, the 26-year-old pop star threw caution to the wind and said the hell with liquor laws, as she drank a tallboy of Budweiser that was wrapped in a black plastic bag, while sitting on the side of the road in Venice, Calif.

LOOK: Evacuation Slide In Building Makes Emergencies Fun

It's not electric, but this slide is practical and definitely less annoying.

A five-floor building in Shanghai, China, now has an high rise evacuation slide that promises a 14 second-long escape, ShortList.com reports.

The slide can be attached to the banister of a building's staircase, and, in emergencies, is deployed with the simple push of a button.

Nicholas Klingaman: Floods, Famine, Frosts and Frankenstein in 'The Year Without Summer'

No one who lived through the extreme climate of 1816 understood what caused the months of seemingly endless rain in Europe, the June snowstorms that hit New England and the Ohio Valley, or the prolonged drought in the eastern U.S. that convinced many farmers to sell their land and move west. All they knew was the weather was against them. Many blamed God: in America religious revivals intensified, particularly in Puritan New England; in Europe a succession of "prophets" foretold of a rapidly approaching apocalypse.

Masked Politician Goes To Mat Over Hat Ban

He may have been imposing in the ring, but Japanese wrestler-turned-politician "Skull Reaper A-ji" is an underdog in the political arena. Narrowly elected to the Oita city council in February, Skull Reaper vowed to fight for education reform and improved social welfare facilities, according to The Telegraph.

Man Allegedly Kills Wife, Asks News Station To Post Message Facebook

SEATTLE -- A man who told a TV newsroom that he had killed his wife and asked the station to post that message on Facebook was arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase, authorities said.

Sara Barrett, 42, was found dead from "homicidal violence" about 6 a.m. Thursday at a Tacoma motel, Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said.
The discovery came just hours after Tony Barrett, 41, of Puyallup was arrested in the chase that reached 100 mph from Tacoma to Gig Harbor, where police and state troopers stopped his car with spike strips.

B.C. Senior Calls In Bomb Threat For This?!

PENTICTON, B.C. - The RCMP allege an elderly woman called a bomb threat in to a health centre in Penticton, B.C. because she was angry her appointment had been changed.Sgt. Rick Delebuur says the woman called the Penticton Health Centre Thursday morning and falsely claimed there was a bomb set to go off inside.Police were called and the centre was evacuated, but no devices were found.Delebuur says police have identified the woman, the investigation is continuing and it's not known if charges will be laid. (CKFR)

Pastor Who Seduced Teen Girl Claimed Jesus Wanted Them To Have Sex

A disgraced Indiana megachurch leader who seduced his teenage parishioner evidently told her Jesus wanted them to have sex.

As part of the government’s sentencing memorandum, federal prosecutors this week released incriminating letters between Jack Schaap, the former pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Ind., and his teen victim.

LOOK: Mouse Stares Homeowner Down

Having a mouse in the house is no fun at all. And setting those traps and waiting to catch them is just as unpleasant. But one Reddit user experienced by far the most creepy mouse encounter ever.

Secret Ingredient In Guinness Will Make Vegans Squirm

As St. Patrick's Day creeps closer, so does the promise of corned beef and cabbage, green beer and, of course, Guinness. But some vegetarian and vegan revelers might want to reconsider that thick, creamy Irish stout -- it could contain trace amounts of fish bladders.


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