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Fake cop pulls over detectives

A man pretending to be a police officer was caught when he pulled over two undercover detectives. 

John Arthur Benedict drove a Crown Victoria with strobe lights and a “police interceptor” emblem on it, according to the Huffington Post.

The “fake cop” claimed to be having a senior moment but was still charged with impersonating an officer and unlawful use of police insignia after his vehicle was impounded.

Gingers need not apply

A high school senior was banned from school for being too ginger or red haired in Carlisle, UK.
Emily Reay was asked not to attend classes until she had a “more appropriate” hair color, according to news.com.au.

Reay suggested putting her hair up as an alternative but that was not good enough for school officials.
Reay laughs about the occurrence, claiming she won “best hairstyle award” on prom night.

Man accidentally burns himself

A man was hospitalized with second-degree burns after lighting three cars on fire as he attempted to remove bed bugs from a rental vehicle.

According to time.com, a New York man poured rubbing alcohol in his car’s interior thinking it would kill the bed bugs.

He then lit a cigarette while sitting in the vehicle causing the car to catch on fire. The flames spread to two neighboring vehicles.

Puppy kicker! This actually happens?!

A CEO was charged with animal cruelty after kicking a puppy.

Des Hague, CEO of a U.S. catering company, was caught on videotape kicking a puppy and has been fined $5,000 and banned from owning an animal for three years.

Hague resigned from his position as CEO and was ordered by the company to donate $100,000 to animal welfare.

Pool party on Mars?

NASA’s rovers on Mars have found signs of liquid water beneath Mars’s surface, according to cnet.com.

The possibility of water on Mars has been discussed among researchers previously but it was always speculated that the water would be found on the poles versus near the equator, where the water was actually found.

This evidence, however, does not support the theory of life on Mars.

Originally published on coyotechronicle.net (April 21, 2015)

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