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By jc2581 (Via NME)
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I'll be honest... when I first heard this news of "Oscar Pistorius," I was thinking he was a jazz musician. It took me a few seconds to realize I was mixing up Oscar Peterson and Jaco Pastorious.

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By Zapalniczka
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The BBC's homepage displayed a video proclaiming that Tony Nicklinson, a British man suffering from Locked-In syndrome, is "happy," while simultaneously showing a breaking news headline that he had died after losing a High Court battle over his right to commit suicide. Well, which one is it, BBC? Take your pick!

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Via BBC News
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"It's an in-credible story, Bill, we have just received word that the hedgehog has MIRACULOUSLY freed itself from the tin. The standoff with the tin had been going on for about five hours, but it looks as if he's in the clear. We're expecting an official statement from Prime Minister Cameron in about half an hour. Back to you in the studio!"

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Here we see a bar graph of the average number of hours a typical employee works in a year broken down by country. According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), South Korea's workers put in the most hours at an average of 2193 per year. Coming in at a close second is Chile at 2068, while Germany and the Netherlands round out the group at 1408 and 1377 hours, respectively. For the full list of figures, hover over the image here.

By Unknown
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Comedian Tim Minchin does the musical equivalent of simultaneous head-patting and belly-rubbing. AND YES, WE KNOW THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS F-SHARP. THAT'S THE JOKE.

Edit: The person who wrote that last sentence was, in fact, thinking of E-sharp. We are working to correct the situation; management is currently dragging him outside to be shot.