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Are You Ready for Manhattanhenge?

Manhattanhenge happens a couple of times each year.

It's the name for the days on which the setting sun lines up perfectly with Manhattan's gridded streets to create some awesome pictures.

Manhattanhenge happens tonight and tomorrow night.

NBC New York reports the best places to witness it are cross streets like 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd and 57th streets.

They recommend that you go as far east as you can in Manhattan without losing sight of New Jersey.

Of course, that only works if you're in New York.

So here's what it looked like a few years ago. And I'm sure you can find some decent video and shots on YouTube after tonight and tomorrow, asuming the weather cooperates.

 
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Got an Extra $100 Million Hanging Around?

Neverland, the California ranch owned by Michael Jackson, is on the market.

For just $100 million dollars, you can grab up the 2700-acre property in Los Olivos, just north of Santa Barbara.

There are 22 structures in all, including the train station that's modeled after the one on the Disney properties, plus a swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court and a 50-seat theater.

It's not called Neverland anymore - it's now Sycamore Valley Ranch - and the amusement park rides Jackson used to keep there are gone.

The listing agents say they're pre-screening buyers to keep out Jackson fans. They don't want someone to buy it up and turn it into a Graceland-style attraction.

Just in case that's what you had in mind.

 
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A Full Circle Rainbow

This is tremendously rare.

Some folks at the top of an observation tower over Niagara Falls shot some tremendous footage of a full-circle rainbow.

It's an amazing thing to see!

When they realized what they were looking at here at Niagara Falls, their jaws dropped. It's a full circle rainbow! You’ll want to see it, too.(h/t to southlakemotors/YouTube)

Posted by The Weather Channel on Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Beyonce Meets Duck Tales

Sometimes, mash-ups of songs are a little silly.

This is one of them - the video of Beyonce's "Single Ladies" mashed up with the theme song from Duck Tales.

You know what?

It sort of works. Check it out, just for the fun of it!
 
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Leave Those S'mores Alone!

Okay, now the government has gone too far!

ChooseMyPlate.gov has published the recipe for a healthy alternative to S'mores, that melted-chocolate-and-marshmallow-on-graham-cracker concoction that's so messy and wonderful, especially in the summer.

Ready? Instead of chocolate, strawberries. Instead of marshmallow, yogurt.

And instead of graham crackers, a couple of pieces of cardboard.

Okay, that last part's not real, but it might as well be.

Nothing wrong with strawberries and yogurt - they make a nice parfait.

But they pale in comparison to melty, drippy, messy chocolate and marshmallow.

Mind your own beeswax, ChooseMyPlate.gov!
 
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"I Thought This Was Supposed To Be a Man's Movie"

Mad Max: Fury Road was screened at the Cannes Film Festival, and afterwards, some of the stars and the crew appeared in a press conference.

A reporter from Toronto stood up and asked Tom Hardy, the actor who played Mad Max, if he questioned why there were so many women in the movie.

"I thought this was supposed to be a man's movie," said the reporter.

Tom's reaction is classic. Short, sweet, to the point.

Check it out.

 
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What are You Kidding Me Story of The Day for May 28, 2015

 
Out of Illinois … Going to Pot

Frederick Warren of Chicago went into a Subway, pulled out a knife, and demanded all the cash from the register.
Then he took the cash and ran out the door and at that point…at that point…he jumped into a getaway car right?  Wrong!
He took the money he stole from Subway and went across the street to a Potbelly Sandwich Shop . The cops caught him while he was still sitting in the Potbelly, finishing up his food. He had $186 in cash on him and the knife . . . and he was arrested. 
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Crown of Clowns for May 28, 2015

Defending yourself in court is rarely a good idea, but I can tell you that allowing a STUFFED OWL to defend you in court is NEVER A GOOD IDEA. I kid you not folks, a man by the name of Charles Abbot was in court in Aspen, Colorado this week and brought a stuffed owl…set it on the desk in front of him in the courtroom and said, “This is my attorney Soloman.”

To make this story even better, Chuck Abbot was there because he had assaulted another man DURING an alcoholic’s anonymous meeting. During the proceedings the judge couldn’t help but ask for the credentials of Soloman the Owl. Chuck said, that his Stuffed Owl Attorney had law degrees from Yale, Harvard, and Stanford. He also told the judge that Soloman was a little sensitive.

Now, the guy Chuck assaulted is named Michael and in the end, the judge couldn’t make a decision but told them to stay away from each other except on Sundays. Yes, they can be around each other on Sundays because they go to the same CHURCH!

Solomon the STUFFED OWL asked for the case to be dismissed, but the judge rescheduled the hearing for next month.  
 
MY POINTS:

First of All, Chuckie, why are you in A-A? Remember…no one likes a quitter!

Secondly, if you think the owl is talking and listening to you then you need more than alcoholics anonymous. You are coo coo!

Thirdly, Chuck, you must’ve been drunk to think an owl is an attorney. Everyone knows lawyers are snakes!
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"Together, We Can Blow Up Anything"

Okay, I have to admit this.

I saw this video last week, and thought it was just a promo for some new Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

But I just watched it again, and it turns out it's an invitation from Arnold to go to Los Angeles to spend some time with him, blowing stuff up.

It's a fundraiser through Omaze.com that will help raise money for after-school programs.

So yes, it will cost you to enter, but you'll be doing something good, and you could end up blowing stuff up with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

You game?

 
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Ladybugs Everywhere!

It's the end of the school year, and kids are getting a little buggy.

At Chopticon High School in Morganza, Maryland, a few high school seniors took that bugginess to the extreme.

They pulled off a senior prank that unleashed 72,000 ladybugs on the high school.

I'm sorry, that made me laugh.

It didn't make the school's administration laugh at all. In fact, one of the seniors involved wasn't allowed to walk the stage at graduation this week.

Watch the story, and weigh in on it. Is this such a heinous thing that it should stop a prankster from graduating from high school?

 
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