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Teen Commits Suicide on Stage, Audience Unknowingly Applauds

The scene was straight out of a horror movie last weekend: Troubled 19-year-old Kipp Rusty Walker walked on stage at an open mic night, played a weary and foretelling song called, 'Sorry For All the Mess,' and then repeatedly stabbed himself to death with a 6-inch blade.

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Surrogate Keeps Baby, Would-Be Parents Must Pay $785 Monthly

It's the nightmare most parents fear when they decide to use a surrogate mother: the surrogate ends up retracting her offer post-pregnancy and you're left with a bill and no baby. All devastating heartache aside, this particular case one-ups that horror of a nightmare scenario.

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Airbnb Lets You Rent Liechtenstein for $70K a Night

Thanks to Airbnb -- a website that describes itself as "eBay for space" -- Richy McWealthisons can now rent out the entire country of Liechtenstein for $70,000 a night. Buyers who splurge on Liechtenstein can accommodate 450 to 900 guests in over 500 bedrooms and must book at lease two-consecutive nights.

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Burger King Japan Adds 1,160-Calorie ‘Meat Monster’ to Menu

If -- for some reason -- you ever wanted to consume more than half (or in some cases almost all) of your daily allotment for calorie intake with one burger, you're in luck. All you have to do is chow down on the newest menu item at Burger King in Japan.

The behemoth sandwich, dubbed "Meat Monster," contains a minimum of 1,160 calories.

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Banned, Well-Endowed Statue to be Re-Erected in France

Because of its hefty you-know-what, the French banned and removed a giant marble statue of Apollo in the 1970s after people began complaining of its indecency.

Now, more than 30 years later, the well-endowed sculpture is being, uh, re-erected smack dab in the middle of the Place Massena in Nice, France.

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Latest Chinese Fad Involves Live Reptiles on Keyrings

Street vendors in China have helped to create a new trend in the country by touting tiny reptiles sealed in colored water and attached to a keychain to passers-by.

The newest craze is nothing short of bizarre, which is probably why so many people are interested in purchasing one of their own portable salamanders, turtles or goldfish. Despite its novelty, though, animal activists are less than pleased.

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Anti-Porn Politician Resigns After Getting Caught Downloading Porn

Getting caught looking at Internet porn can be embarrassing, but it's rarely a big deal. Unless of course you're a member of a political party railing against pornography.

An Indonesian member of parliament was caught downloading an X-rated video from the Internet. Mr. Arifinto hastily resigned after his screen was photographed during a parliamentary session. He'd previously spearheaded Indonesia's 2008 anti-porn bill.

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Jesus Appears on Pizza, Quickly Sells on eBay

We all know that swiss cheese is holy, but it's the mozzarella that topped a pizza in Australia's Posh Pizza that has everyone whispering, "Holy Cheesus!"

Pizza maker Maree Phelan said she topped the pizza with cheese as usual, threw it in the oven and discovered the face of Jesus looking back at her when she took it out.

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Sperm Counts Are on the Decline (Blame Electronics)

According to researchers, the sperm counts of European and American men have been steadily falling over the last 50 years.

Scientists believe environmental factors are contributing this decline. Warm baths, nicotine and alcohol ha

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Boy Finds 24-Year-Old Message in a Bottle, Responds

Nearly a quarter of a century ago, a young German boy named Frank Uesbeck wrote a message, stuffed it into a bottle and threw it out to sea. This year, he finally received a reply.

The bottle was discovered by 13-year-old Daniil Korotkikh, a Russian boy who was walking along the beach with his parents when a glint in the sand caught his attention. There, he discovered a corked German beer bottle with a piece of paper inside. Fortunately, Korotkikh's father was able to read German and translated the message.

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British Man Builds 4,800-Gallon Aquarium in Basement

Like many people who are fascinated by beautiful fish, 37-year-old Jack Heathcote decided to bring an aquarium into his home.

Unlike many people, however, that aquarium holds roughly 4,800 gallons of water and takes up his entire cellar.

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Six Foreign Versions of Popular American TV Shows [VIDEO]

This week, the trailer for the Russian adaptation of the CBS sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother' has been circulating the Internet.

The Russian version seems to be a bit more violent than the original, and it looks like they were dealing with a smaller budget. But if you can get past that -- and the Soviet Bloc-style haircuts -- you can clearly recognize Ted, Barney, Robin and company.

It turns out many popular American shows have been remade in foreign lands.

Read on to check out some of these efforts.

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