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BBC Label a Child a Recovering Alcoholic

By Sam Gibbs on at

The BBC has up sticks and moved quite a large chunk of its operation up to Salford Media City. It’s all part of a cost saving effort, moving out of the expensive capital. Unfortunately not everything has been going hunky dory, as this caption balls-up shows.

Electronic Cigarette Explodes In Man's Mouth

By Jon Partridge on at

Who said e-cigarettes were safer than regular smokes? I'm fairly certain a regular pack isn't going to explode in your mouth, but one unlucky Florida resident lost a few of his teeth and a chunk of his tongue after a faulty battery caused an electronic cigarette to explode, severely burning his face in the process.

This Girl's Eaten Her Weight In Plastic

By Sam Gibbs on at

Do you love to eat plastic? Of course you don’t, because you’re a sane food-eating person. You might chew on the odd pen or straw here and there, but that’s about it, right? Kailyn on the other hand -- not so much. She’s addicted to eating plastic.

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Want a Ticket to the Olympics? That'll Be £6 Postage Please -- From America

By Sam Gibbs on at

The London Olympics were supposed to provide UK firms with work — the British taxpayer has to foot the ginormous bill for these dubiously profitable games somehow, after all.Now it turns out that something seemingly as simple as printing tickets for the events has been outsourced to the US, and it’s going to cost you £6 in postage for the privilege. What. The. Hell