Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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The Floating Masses of Fire Ants That Could Be in Tropical Storm Cindy's Wake
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The Floating Masses of Fire Ants That Could Be in Tropical Storm Cindy's Wake

It's happened before.
June 23, 2017
The Stolen Human Toe Used to Make Cocktails Has Been Returned
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The Stolen Human Toe Used to Make Cocktails Has Been Returned

The thief mailed the toe to a Canadian bar, along with an apology.
June 23, 2017
The Dispute Over a Time Capsule Found in a Confederate Statue
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The Dispute Over a Time Capsule Found in a Confederate Statue

It will be a while before we know exactly what's inside.
June 22, 2017
Boaters Discover a Very Old Dugout Canoe Near a River in Louisiana
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Boaters Discover a Very Old Dugout Canoe Near a River in Louisiana

It was probably built by American Indians.
June 21, 2017
The Killer Whales Haunting Fishermen in the Bering Sea
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The Killer Whales Haunting Fishermen in the Bering Sea

"It's kind of like a primordial struggle," one fisherman said.
June 21, 2017
The Great Lizard Penis Fraud
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The Great Lizard Penis Fraud

Monitor lizard genitalia have been sold as Hatha Jodi, a tantric root thought to bring good luck.
June 19, 2017
The Floating Man Mystery That Briefly Haunted Southeast England
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The Floating Man Mystery That Briefly Haunted Southeast England

It was, in fact, an inflatable stormtrooper.
June 19, 2017
The Stolen Head of Baby Jesus Has Been Reattached
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The Stolen Head of Baby Jesus Has Been Reattached

It had been replaced—quite unsuccessfully—once before.
June 16, 2017
Germany Plans to Crush 35 Tons of Fidget Spinners
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Germany Plans to Crush 35 Tons of Fidget Spinners

To keep kids safe.
June 16, 2017
A 257-Year-Old Coloring Book Was Discovered in St. Louis
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A 257-Year-Old Coloring Book Was Discovered in St. Louis

It was intended for "Gentleman and Ladies."
June 15, 2017
A Worm Went to Space and Came Back With Two Heads
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A Worm Went to Space and Came Back With Two Heads

Nothing to see here.
June 15, 2017
A Polynesian Canoe Is About to Complete a Worldwide Journey
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A Polynesian Canoe Is About to Complete a Worldwide Journey

Without modern navigation.
June 14, 2017
An Ill-Fated Hunt for UFOs in a Massive Park Outside Boston
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An Ill-Fated Hunt for UFOs in a Massive Park Outside Boston

They got lost, but say they found what they were looking for.
June 14, 2017
Crumb-Free Bread Might Soon Be Coming to Space
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Crumb-Free Bread Might Soon Be Coming to Space

It's one way to make space more livable.
June 13, 2017
Police in Canada Want People to Stop Climbing Construction Cranes
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Police in Canada Want People to Stop Climbing Construction Cranes

For reasons that should be obvious.
June 13, 2017
The Case of the Hedgehog With 'Balloon Syndrome'
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The Case of the Hedgehog With 'Balloon Syndrome'

He's better now.
June 12, 2017
The Bears Haunting Dracula's Castle in Romania
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The Bears Haunting Dracula's Castle in Romania

Visitors have been turned away for their own safety.
June 12, 2017
It Might Soon Be Legal to Challenge Someone to a Duel in Canada
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It Might Soon Be Legal to Challenge Someone to a Duel in Canada

Be careful out there.
June 09, 2017
A Man and His Dog Were Rescued From a Duct-Taped Boat
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A Man and His Dog Were Rescued From a Duct-Taped Boat

Don't try this at home.
June 09, 2017
For the First Time, a Shark Attacked a Surfer in English Waters
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For the First Time, a Shark Attacked a Surfer in English Waters

Just a flesh wound, though.
June 08, 2017
When Lightning Strikes—in Your Office
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When Lightning Strikes—in Your Office

“Honestly, I'm just happy to be alive."
June 07, 2017
A Live Nazi Artillery Shell Was Recently Found—in a Shed in Idaho
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A Live Nazi Artillery Shell Was Recently Found—in a Shed in Idaho

No one is quite sure how it got there.
June 06, 2017
This Teen's Prom Send-Off Included a Camel and Three Tons of Sand
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This Teen's Prom Send-Off Included a Camel and Three Tons of Sand

His mom spent $25,000 to bring Dubai to Philly.
June 05, 2017
The Legal Kerfuffle After a Sorority's Secret Handshake Was Revealed Online
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The Legal Kerfuffle After a Sorority's Secret Handshake Was Revealed Online

Shhh. Secrets are important.
May 19, 2017