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Man In Colorful Parrot Costume Helps To Sell Houses Online

Colorful parrot. If you’re looking for a way to to make your property stand out on a real-estate website, dressing…

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Pieces That Are All the Same Solid Color By Pure Hell Puzzles

Looking for a real challenge in your life? Try Pure Hell, a maddening puzzle made up of extra tiny pieces that…

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Daughter Found Box With 30,000 Never-Before-Seen Negatives

Never-seen-before negatives. Some artists don’t live long enough to experience the recognition they get. Masha Ivashintsova was one of them….

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It’s The Addicted Rats That Ate 450 Kilograms Of Marijuana!

Addicted rats. When police inspectors in Pilar, Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, were recently questioned about the disappearance of 540 kg…

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Denmark Strait Cataract. It Isn’t What You Think

Denmark Strait Cataract. What’s the largest waterfall in the world? If you’re talking by flow rate, it’s Inga Falls. If…

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Ignorant Scientists. So Many Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

Ignorant scientists. Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture, for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists…

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Did Saint Patrick Banish All The Snakes From Ireland?

Did Saint Patrick banish all the snakes from Ireland? It turns out the story is a bit more complicated than…

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Winners Of The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards celebrates its 11th anniversary this year. This is one of the most respected and influential photography competitions in the…

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Miracle Cat Predicts Death And Comforts The Dying

Miracle cat predicts death. Meet Oscar who is believed to have predicted the deaths numerous people at a nursing home. The 10-year-old tabby spends…

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Townsfolk Put Mayor In Stocks For Doing A Poor Job

Mayor in stocks. In most countries, the only way you can punish politicians and civil servants for not doing a…

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Chinese Lottery Winners Collect Prizes Dressed As Cartoon Characters

A Chinese man was recently in the news for not only winning millions of yuan in a lottery, but also…

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Chinese Casanova Had To Leave Hospital With Police Escort

Chinese casanova has to leave hospital with police escort. When a man from China’s Hunan province got into a car accident…

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Nine Million Deaths In 2015 Because Of Pollution

Pollution creates a deadly aftermath. In 2015, about one in six of the deaths around the world were linked to…

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Human Gene Editing Is Leaving Ethics Dangerously Far Behind

In a breakthrough scientists successfully did gene editing of a human embryo to eliminate a dangerous gene mutation. The birth…

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Why People Don’t Believe That The Moon Landing Happened

No conspiracy theory has captured the imagination quite like that time we faked the moon landing. That’s right, we never…

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Asia’s Deadly Secret: The Scourge Of The Betel Nut

The scourge of the betel nut. It is used by almost a tenth of the world’s population. It gives people…

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Do Words Get Removed From A Dictionary If They Are Not Used?

Do words get removed from a dictionary if they are not used? The Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary [OED] is generally…

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The Warning Signs Of Online Fraud And How To Avoid It

The warning signs of online fraud and how to avoid it. Logged 207,000 Internet fraud reports to the U.S. Internet Crime Center.

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Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals 

Fish create huge underwater spirals.  American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has…

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Groom Tried To Drown Himself After Seeing “Ugly” Bride For The First Time

Groom tried to drown himself. A  young groom from China’s Hubei province was so disappointed after seeing his bride for the first…

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SEO Scams

If you are paying a company less than five hundred a month for Search Engine Optimization, then you are being scammed.

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Scams: Volkswagen’s Impact On The World

The Outbreak In September of 2015, the German car Company, Volkswagen, was caught in the act of a huge emissions…

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Scams: Foreign Lotteries

Foreign lottery scams have been circulating online and offline for years.

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Scams: Gerard “Jerry” Brewer – Wilmington, NC – Fraud

Scams. Unfortunately, RSA was forced to file a civil complaint for theft in seeking the return of its funds against Mr Brewer

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Homeless Man Lives In A Grave For The Last 15 Years

Homeless Man Lives In A Grave. Bratislav Stojanovic, a 43-year-old homeless man from Serbia, has been living with the dead…

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Life-Size Transformer Sculptures 

Life-size transformer sculptures. A Chinese scrapyard became a tourist attraction after the staff built Transformers from metal junk. One day,…

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The World’s Smallest Postal Service

If you truly believe great things come in small packages, then you’ll want to use the World’s Smallest Postal Service…

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Hyper-Environmental Skyscraper Acts Like A Squid 

Hyper-environmental skyscraper acts like a squid. Animal-inspired architecture has undoubtedly been on the rise. The long legs of giraffes and spiders seem to naturally lend themselves…

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Guy Sues Parents For Not Loving Him Enough, Wants $200,000

Guy Sues Parents. Bernard Bey, a homeless man from Brooklyn, New York, is suing his parents for not loving him…

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Silicon Valley Tech Companies Turn to Wiccan Witch For Help

Silicon Valley tech companies turn to a Wiccan witch to deal with pesky computer viruses and demons. Modern technology doesn’t…