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This eight foot tall LEGO statue washed up on Siesta Key Beach in Floriday. The statue, made of fiberglass, had the words "No Real Than You Are" imprinted on its torso, with the name Ego Leonard and the number 8 on its back.

Theories abound as to what the statue is about, though LEGOLand officials have already confirmed that this isn't an official LEGO product in any way. Ego Leonard's website has the same phrase in its header, and in an e-mail response to the Herald Tribune the LEGO "man" wrote back in the first person, saying "I am glad I crossed over. Although it was a hell of a swimm... Nice weather here and friendly people. I think I am gonna stay here for a while. A local sheriff escorted me to my new home."

The mystery deepens, WINners...

Via Jalopnik
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This is CNN, and this… is the end of the world.

That's probably the last thing you will hear right before this video is aired on live television, as the the zombies tear through your neighborhood, the aliens blast through the White House or a giant asteroid crashes into the Earth's surface.

Jalopnik writer Michael Ballaban, who used to be an intern at The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, has unearthed this "Doomsday Video" that CNN will reportedly play at the end of the world. He found it on their database one day with a note to "HFR [hold for release] till end of the world confirmed."

Regarding their final broadcast, CNN's founder Ted Turner once told The New Yorker:

"Normally, when a TV station begins and ends the broadcast day, it signs on and off by playing the national anthem. But with CNN — a 24-hour-a-day channel — we would only sign off once, and I knew what that would mean. So we got the combined Armed Forces marching bands together — the Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force bands — and took them out to the old CNN headquarters, and we had them practice the national anthem for a videotaping. Then, as things cranked up, I asked if they'd play 'Nearer, My God, to Thee' to put on videotape just in case the world ever came to an end. That would be the last thing CNN played before we — before we signed off."
In a note on the site, Ballaban says they won't disclose any details about who actually leaked the video to them.

"It's not something we've been sitting on since I was an intern in 2009. While I've been aware of its existence since then, it was only acquired after I came onboard here at Jalopnik," he writes.

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From Redditor fatjesus:

My fiancee is in school for SFX Makeup. Sometimes the best part is the removal.