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  1. Weird

    West Des Moines Police Department Shows Off Killer Photoshop Skills to Warn You Not to Drink and Drive

    Don't drink and drive or you might turn into a weird sad looking stick person and go to jail. At least that's the message we're taking away from this image posted to the West Des Moines police department's Facebook page yesterday as a warning to St. Patrick's Day drinkers. Seriously though, don't drink and drive.

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  2. Tech

    Possible Computer Glitch Causes All Doors in Florida Prison to Open

    Say what you want about the Florida justice and penal systems, but... well, yeah, say what you want, because they're both awful. Especially at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami, where all the cell doors opened for no reason. In other news, this absolutely happened in a Dave Barry novel once. I'm pretty sure it was Big Trouble.

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  3. Weird

    Guy Who Tried to Sneak Back Into Jail’s Going Back to Jail, Totally Fine With That

    36-year-old Matthew Matagrano, pictured above, is a convicted sex offender. That's not what got him in his latest legal trouble, though, as he was arrested last month for impersonating a corrections officer so he could be back in the place he loved the most -- Rikers Island, where he posed as an employee at the jail for at least a week. It looks like Matagrano, who has expressed a desire to return to jail,  will get his wish, as the DA prosecuting his case is seeking to have Matagrano locked up for at least a decade. Sounds like a win-win to us.

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  4. Science

    If You’ve Ever Wanted to Watch a Prison-Administered Polygraph Test, Now’s Your Chance

    Though YouTube has strict guidelines when it comes to uploading video content on the site, that hasn't stopped millions of users from showcasing oddities from time to time. If we were to say that someone uploaded footage of a man undergoing a prison-administered polygraph test -- something that more often than not isn't meant for public view -- over the past weekend, you'd probably guess that it's already been pulled and the feds are knocking on the user's door already. In any other situation that would be the case, but this video of convicted murderer Luke Mitchell being questioned was not only posted publicly on YouTube with legal permission, but it is also possibly the first of its kind to be presented publicly on the Internet.

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