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Patrick McMahon

Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 27.


Remember those teenagers arrested for selling water on the National Mall? There’s a happy ending Across the U.S.A. Remember those teenagers arrested for selling water on the National Mall? There’s a happy ending , Rare Staff 1:38pm, June 28
No one was killed when this SUV blew a stop sign in front of a speeding city bus, and we have no idea how Caught on video No one was killed when this SUV blew a stop sign in front of a speeding city bus, and we have no idea how , Rare Staff 10:03pm, June 27
A “Gotham” and “Law and Order: SVU” star needs your help to find his daughter People A “Gotham” and “Law and Order: SVU” star needs your help to find his daughter , Rare Staff 7:50pm, June 27
They always say there are “300 million” firearms in the United States, but the real number is probably a lot higher The media They always say there are “300 million” firearms in the United States, but the real number is probably a lot higher , Rare Staff 4:29pm, June 27
For $4.99, this Ikea bowl will incinerate anything you want Caught on video For $4.99, this Ikea bowl will incinerate anything you want , Rare Staff 1:56pm, June 27
50 Cent definitely has a crush on Helen Mirren: “She’s got that thing!” People 50 Cent definitely has a crush on Helen Mirren: “She’s got that thing!” , Rare Staff 9:52pm, June 26
A man wouldn’t stop watching porn on a McDonalds’ Wi-Fi until the police showed up What's wrong with people A man wouldn’t stop watching porn on a McDonalds’ Wi-Fi until the police showed up , Rare Staff 9:35pm, June 26
Steve Carell learns that we love his “silver fox” looks, and his reaction is classic People Steve Carell learns that we love his “silver fox” looks, and his reaction is classic , Rare Staff 8:32pm, June 26
The Congressional Budget Office just released the score for the controversial Senate health care bill Rare News The Congressional Budget Office just released the score for the controversial Senate health care bill , Rare Staff 5:44pm, June 26
Columbus Police plea with parents to lock up their guns after an 8 year-old is accidentally shot Across the U.S.A. Columbus Police plea with parents to lock up their guns after an 8 year-old is accidentally shot , Rare Staff 4:07pm, June 26
Napolitano: Supreme Court travel ban decision is a “substantial political victory” for Trump National security Napolitano: Supreme Court travel ban decision is a “substantial political victory” for Trump , Rare Staff 1:54pm, June 26
Reeling in a camera from the Tennessee River revealed hundreds of photos and led to a remarkable meeting between strangers God Bless America Reeling in a camera from the Tennessee River revealed hundreds of photos and led to a remarkable meeting between strangers , Rare Staff 7:01pm, June 25
A college professor who pulled the “white privilege” card in an infamous Tucker Carlson interview just got her card pulled in return The media A college professor who pulled the “white privilege” card in an infamous Tucker Carlson interview just got her card pulled in return , Rare Staff 5:27pm, June 25
A woman exploded on a man over his “General Lee” because of the Confederate flag, and it’s all on tape Around the world A woman exploded on a man over his “General Lee” because of the Confederate flag, and it’s all on tape , Rare Staff 3:33pm, June 25
Watch a gigantic seal hitch a ride on a fishing boat — he won’t get off til he gets fed! Caught on video Watch a gigantic seal hitch a ride on a fishing boat — he won’t get off til he gets fed! , Rare Staff 2:53pm, June 25
“Her neck is stuck!” — scary video shows a teenager plummeting two stories from Six Flags ride Caught on video “Her neck is stuck!” — scary video shows a teenager plummeting two stories from Six Flags ride , Rare Staff 1:54pm, June 25
A St. Louis police officer shot a fellow cop — and his lawyer says it was due to the color of his skin Across the U.S.A. A St. Louis police officer shot a fellow cop — and his lawyer says it was due to the color of his skin , Rare Staff 12:28pm, June 25
CNN retracts an anonymously-sourced Russia story, and the man at the center of it all responds The media CNN retracts an anonymously-sourced Russia story, and the man at the center of it all responds , Rare Staff 11:46am, June 25
Everyone’s lucky to be alive after a police officer ran a red light and didn’t make it Caught on video Everyone’s lucky to be alive after a police officer ran a red light and didn’t make it , Rare Staff 7:42pm, June 22
New Hampshire lawmakers accidentally approved a bill to legalize murder Across the U.S.A. New Hampshire lawmakers accidentally approved a bill to legalize murder , Rare Staff 5:13pm, June 22
A Philadelphia tow truck driver was surprised after his repo job turned into a kidnapping Caught on video A Philadelphia tow truck driver was surprised after his repo job turned into a kidnapping , Rare Staff 3:33pm, June 22
President Donald Trump now says he “did not make and do not have” any “tapes” of his conversations with James Comey Rare News President Donald Trump now says he “did not make and do not have” any “tapes” of his conversations with James Comey , Rare Staff 1:07pm, June 22
Texas man buys a billboard to deliver a Texas-sized message about Donald Trump and the media Across the U.S.A. Texas man buys a billboard to deliver a Texas-sized message about Donald Trump and the media , Rare Staff 9:29pm, June 21
Now in her mid-fifties, Courteney Cox has a different view on her plastic surgery — but not on starting a family! People Now in her mid-fifties, Courteney Cox has a different view on her plastic surgery — but not on starting a family! , Rare Staff 9:03pm, June 21
If there’s one clear lesson in these fails, it’s that bullies will get what’s comin’ to them Caught on video If there’s one clear lesson in these fails, it’s that bullies will get what’s comin’ to them , Rare Staff 8:24pm, June 21
It was a normal day on the lake until a screamin’ bald eagle intervened — and it was all caught on slow-motion video Caught on video It was a normal day on the lake until a screamin’ bald eagle intervened — and it was all caught on slow-motion video , Rare Staff 4:06pm, June 21
When this trucker’s brakes failed, a runaway truck ramp was their only prayer Caught on video When this trucker’s brakes failed, a runaway truck ramp was their only prayer , Rare Staff 1:47pm, June 21
Winner declared in highly watched Georgia special election Across the U.S.A. Winner declared in highly watched Georgia special election , Rare Staff 10:19pm, June 20
Dashcam footage from the Philando Castile shooting is released — and it shows how quickly things turned deadly Crime and punishment Dashcam footage from the Philando Castile shooting is released — and it shows how quickly things turned deadly , Rare Staff 5:54pm, June 20
There’s been gunfire and two “explosions” at Brussels Central Station — here’s what we know Rare News There’s been gunfire and two “explosions” at Brussels Central Station — here’s what we know , Rare Staff 4:53pm, June 20