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Fake money ruins testicle-eating festival

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A 100 dollar note

A testicle-eating festival has been tainted after counterfeiters used fake money to pay for scrotal snacks. The Calumet County Testicle Festival, in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, offers an “all you can eat” testicle-based menu. However a food stall, Rocky & Tara’s Nut Haus, said its staff had been fooled by a number of fake $100 bills.

Europeans would welcome AI government

A study has found that most European people would be happy to see government ministers replaced by an artificial intelligence regime. Researchers from the Spanish-based IE University’s Centre for the Governance of Change found that 51% of Europeans were entirely happy with the idea of handing the business of government over to an algorithm administration.

Record-breaking dog finally finds forever home

A dog that broke a record for days without a forever home has finally found a home. Rutabaga, a four-year-old pit bull/bull terrier mix, left the East Alabama Humane Society’s shelter after Jeremy Armstrong and Jessica Ventiere read about her and adopted her a week later. “She’s a really good dog with no behaviour issues,” said the shelter.

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