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PHOTOS Taylor Swift’s mom Andrea Swift rescued boaters on her jet ski in 2002
PHOTOS Taylor Swift’s mom Andrea Swift rescued boaters on her jet ski in 2002

Taylor Swift posted a #FlashbackFriday newspaper article about her mom Andrea Swift’s heroic jet ski rescue of boaters stranded on a sandbar near Stone Harbor, New Jersey in 2002! Taylor humorously captioned the picture, “Flashback to 2002 when this was the most attention my family had ever gotten.” Keep reading to see the photo as well as the rest of the article, which we managed to dig up online.


PHOTOS Giraffe dies after head hits bridge just like Hangover 3 scene
PHOTOS Giraffe dies after head hits bridge just like Hangover 3 scene

A truck and trailer transporting two giraffes in South Africa earlier today inadvertently reenacted the gruesome Zach Galifianakis scene from Hangover 3 when one of the giraffes hit its head on a bridge and later died. Numerous commuters who saw the giraffes being transported snapped photos prior to the accident, and later described witnessing the horrific event.


Woman calls police to complain that her meth might be laced, asks not to get arrested, gets arrested
Woman calls police to complain that her meth might be laced, asks not to get arrested, gets arrested

Just because she was using meth doesn’t mean she gave up her right to protest.


Murdered teen April Millsap’s last text: Omg. … I think I’m being kidnapped
Murdered teen April Millsap’s last text: Omg. … I think I’m being kidnapped

As the search continues for the murderer of a 14-year-old Michigan girl, authorities revealed this week that the teenager’s last text to her boyfriend indicates she knew she was in danger. Hours later, her frantic dog led two walkers to April’s body.


Gay porn star Bruno Knight arrested for smuggling crystal meth as cheekily as possible
Gay porn star Bruno Knight arrested for smuggling crystal meth as cheekily as possible

Officers noticed something amiss when they observed Knight “moving erratically” and “sweating profusely.” It’s possible that the discomfort came from having a half-pound of meth lodged in his anus.


PHOTOS Zombie Teletubbies steal the show at 2014 SD Comic-Con
PHOTOS Zombie Teletubbies steal the show at 2014 SD Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con had the usual array of cosplayers in attendance this year, including scantily clad female super heroes and their not-quite-as-sexy male counterparts, several Klingons, Disney princesses, Popeye, and pretty much every Star Wars character except Jar Jar Binks. But, my favorite costume (so far) would have to be the unlikely mash-up of a couple surreal children’s TV show superstars and The Walking Dead. Keep reading to check out Teletubby Zombies! (Or would they be called Telezombies?)


VIDEO 40-year-old mom Kriste Lewis becomes a rookie NFL cheerleader
VIDEO 40-year-old mom Kriste Lewis becomes a rookie NFL cheerleader

A 40-year-old mother of two who beat out more than 150 women half her age for a spot on the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad had to overcome an obstacle bigger than her age to make the team…


I see your point: One-eyed man campaigns for half-price eye exams
I see your point: One-eyed man campaigns for half-price eye exams

The one-eyed man is king in the land of the blind, but David Rainsford just wants to be master of a thrifty domain. Does he have a point? Should he have to pay the standard rate for his eye exams?


PHOTO Georgia police respond to naked man dancing in the street, find themselves butt of reality TV joke
PHOTO Georgia police respond to naked man dancing in the street, find themselves butt of reality TV joke

Producers for the show Party Down South cooked up the bit. It either went disastrously or perfectly, depending on your point of view.


Kid Rock subpoenaed to present glass dildo in Insane Clown Posse trial
Kid Rock subpoenaed to present glass dildo in Insane Clown Posse trial

File this one under your “WTF” news for the day.


 

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