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Submission + - Germany Considers Banning Wild Facebook Parties

An anonymous reader writes: Wild Facebook parties tend to occur when a Facebook Event invitation to a typical small gathering is mistakenly posted publicly, and then goes viral. This results in injuries and arrests as hundreds or even thousands show up for a party meant for a handful of people. A recent wave of these out-of-control Facebook parties has left German officials and politicians trying to figure how to deal with the trend.

Submission + - World Shortest Man Junrey Balawing, just two feet (blogspot.com)

mansoor25 writes: Filipino Junrey Balawing, who unofficially measures about 24 1/4 inches (61cm), poses for photographs at a health centre in Sindangan town Zamboanga Del Norte in the southern Philippines on June 11, 2011. Junrey, who turns 18 on June 12, is due to be measured by the Guinness Book of World's Records when he becomes eligible to be considered the world's shortest living man. PHOTO: AFP

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