Monthly Archives: February 2013

‘Too Cheerful’ Worker Suspended

CHICAGO, IL – Amanda Funston, 42-year old Customer Service worker at Boostercorp, has been suspended without pay for one week. The charge: she’s too cheerful. Boostercorp, headquartered in downtown Chicago, is a maker of energy drinks like BoostMeNow® and Gimme … Continue reading

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Japanese Counter-Protest Violent Chinese Protests

TOKYO, JAPAN – Since August 2012, Chinese citizens have violently protested the Japanese government’s purchase of the Senkaku Islands (Diaoyu in China). At last, Japanese citizens take to the streets to add their voices to the fray. But you would … Continue reading

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Invisible British Tank Missing

BRISTOL, UK – Filton’s Fonthill Park recently became the “sight” of swarms of white-coated BAE engineers and Army officers swinging sticks around and generally stepping gingerly through bushes and groves of trees. It may seem like a farcical play put … Continue reading

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Kimchi Denied: US-South Korean Exercises in Jeopardy

In response to the planned US-South Korea naval exercises this month, North Korea plans to influence the Kimchi and Bulgogi export markets, thereby denying US naval crews access to the food. “Even though North Korea has recently taken an aggressive … Continue reading

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China claims Moon

BEIJING – In a surprise move that stunned Western analysts, China has claimed the Moon. During an outdoor press conference featuring brightly colored banners and elegant displays, Ministry of Foreign Affairs official, Luo Jian Guo, made the announcement to an … Continue reading

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Iran’s Stealth Fighter Disappears

TEHRAN – In a stunning development Iran’s newest stealth fighter, the Qaher-313, has been stolen directly from the flight line during tests.”We had just fueled up and were getting ready to spin up the engine,” said an incredulous Hadya Harari, … Continue reading

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