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After 14 years of lying, Steve Rannazzisi, who you might know as Kevin from The League has come clean about Sept. 11.

In multiple interviews, including on the WTF podcast with Marc Maron, Rannazzisi told a story of how he was in the tower when the first plane hit and only barely escaped the tragedy with his life. He credited this experience for why he decided to pursue a career in entertainment.

The New York Times reported Sept. 16 that conflicting accounts led to Rannazzisi admitting the truth.

Confronted this week, though, with evidence that undermined his account, Mr. Rannazzisi, after a day of deliberation, acknowledged on Tuesday that his account was fiction. Actually, he had been working in Midtown that day, and not for Merrill Lynch, which has no record of his employment and had no offices in either tower.

"I was not at the Trade Center on that day," he said in a statement provided by his publicist, Matthew Labov. "I don't know why I said this. This was inexcusable. I am truly, truly sorry."

...Mr. Rannazzisi, who declined requests for an interview, said in his statement that, once he had lied, he could not figure out a way to undo the damage.

"For many years, more than anything," he said, "I have wished that, with silence, I could somehow erase a story told by an immature young man. It only made me more ashamed. How could I tell my children to be honest when I hadn't come clean about this?"



The Times also said that the comedian's endorsers were also rethinking their relationship and it could probably lead towards a hard future in this guy's career.

All you aspiring entertainers out there, here's a tip: Don't lie about your involvement in national catastrophes.

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An octopus recently tried and failed to make a break for it at the Seattle Aquarium.

The 8-legged beast climbed up his tank and nearly made it over the edge before a member of the staff thwarted his plans.

He was probably just hungry and headed for the crab tank. Or he was jealous of some his cellmates who were recently granted their freedom.

A few weeks ago, the aquarium successfully mated Franklin and Hazel who met on an octopus “blind date” before releasing them back into the wild.

Here’s video footage of the two being set free below a pier.

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Double Robotics, the company that makes telepresence robots, set up a demonstration online where anyone could control one of their devices remotely and move it around a locked room.

One day the door to the room was left slightly ajar, so naturally an escape plan was hatched.

The user took it for a little stroll around the offices before realizing that any further attempts to leave were futile.

They may take its batteries, but they will never take its freedom!

Via: DrJohnepal
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Disclaimer: Adult language and blood.

Western Kentucky University professor John All was conducting climate research in Nepal on Monday when he suddenly fell into a crevasse, breaking his arm, five ribs and dislocating his shoulder.

"It probably took me four or five hours to climb out. I kept moving sideways, slightly up, sideways, slightly up, until I found an area where there was enough hard snow that I could get an ax in and pull myself up and over," he told HLN's RightThisMinute.

"I knew that if I fell at any time in that entire four or five hours, I, of course, was going to fall all the way to the bottom of the crevasse. Any mistake, or any sort of rest or anything, I was going to die."

See the rest of his ordeal below:

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