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The Legal Kerfuffle After a Sorority's Secret Handshake Was Revealed Online
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hands

The Legal Kerfuffle After a Sorority's Secret Handshake Was Revealed Online

Shhh. Secrets are important.
May 19, 2017
A Tragic, Unrequited Love Story Between a Peacock and a Turkey
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animals

A Tragic, Unrequited Love Story Between a Peacock and a Turkey

Their awkward co-existence has lasted for years.
May 18, 2017
The King of the Netherlands Secretly Pilots Passenger Planes in His Spare Time
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royalty

The King of the Netherlands Secretly Pilots Passenger Planes in His Spare Time

He is an enthusiast of the sky.
May 17, 2017
Toronto's Island Baseball Fields Are Now Home to Some Fish
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baseball

Toronto's Island Baseball Fields Are Now Home to Some Fish

Lake Ontario runneth over at the moment.
May 16, 2017
The Small Mystery of Why Bats Keep Returning to This House
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bats

The Small Mystery of Why Bats Keep Returning to This House

“I don't understand why of all of these beautiful homes, mine is the one the bats are attracted to."
May 15, 2017
The Massive Bee Hive Heists Unfolding in California
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bees

The Massive Bee Hive Heists Unfolding in California

Organized crime may be involved.
May 15, 2017
The Biggest Ship Ever to Arrive on the East Coast Has Arrived on the East Coast
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feats

The Biggest Ship Ever to Arrive on the East Coast Has Arrived on the East Coast

The COSCO Development is very large.
May 12, 2017
New Zealand's Quixotic (Perhaps) Mission to Kill Every One of Its Rats
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rats

New Zealand's Quixotic (Perhaps) Mission to Kill Every One of Its Rats

The country wants its birds back.
May 12, 2017
Balloons Might Be Used to Fight Hogs in Texas
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pigs

Balloons Might Be Used to Fight Hogs in Texas

The state is home to, they say, way too many.
May 11, 2017
A 17-Foot Python That Went Missing for 2 Weeks Has Mysteriously Returned Home
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snakes

A 17-Foot Python That Went Missing for 2 Weeks Has Mysteriously Returned Home

Meet Sam.
May 10, 2017
Spilled: 200 Gallons of Cream in Virginia
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sewers

Spilled: 200 Gallons of Cream in Virginia

Accidents happen.
May 09, 2017
Man Sets Fire to Scare Marsupial, Man Burns Down House
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fire

Man Sets Fire to Scare Marsupial, Man Burns Down House

"Officials say the man had problems with bees also."
May 05, 2017
The Massive Gin Recall That Hit Canada
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alcohol

The Massive Gin Recall That Hit Canada

Some 6,000 bottles of Bombay Sapphire are packing an unexpected punch.
May 04, 2017
This Plane Crash Is Both Spectacular and, Thankfully, Injury-Free
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crash site

This Plane Crash Is Both Spectacular and, Thankfully, Injury-Free

Fireballs.
May 03, 2017
Found: A Lost Wallet, 13 Years Later
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money

Found: A Lost Wallet, 13 Years Later

Dean McAuley thinks it went missing on a scuba-diving trip.
May 02, 2017
Why Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Avoid Males
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insects

Why Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Avoid Males

Sigh.
May 01, 2017
College Student Shotguns 13 Beers During Half-Marathon
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feats

College Student Shotguns 13 Beers During Half-Marathon

He still averaged just under eight minutes a mile.
April 28, 2017
The End of a Long Controversy Over a Striped Townhouse
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wealth

The End of a Long Controversy Over a Striped Townhouse

It's been more than two years in the making.
April 26, 2017
A Rare Glimpse of Three Snow Leopards Snuggling
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video wonders

A Rare Glimpse of Three Snow Leopards Snuggling

The big cats were caught in a Chinese camera trap.
April 25, 2017
A 12-Year-Old's Mission to Drive Across Australia
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cars

A 12-Year-Old's Mission to Drive Across Australia

He got 800 miles into it before getting stopped.
April 24, 2017
Prohibition, Moonshine, and an Underground Secret
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moonshine

Prohibition, Moonshine, and an Underground Secret

Dutch Schultz's legacy of liquor.
April 24, 2017
The Mystery Boom and the Bachelor Party in Michigan
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sounds

The Mystery Boom and the Bachelor Party in Michigan

A lot of residents got spooked.
April 21, 2017
This (Very Cool) Photo of a Giant Iceberg Off Canada Is Also Now ... a Meme
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ice

This (Very Cool) Photo of a Giant Iceberg Off Canada Is Also Now ... a Meme

It's fun to be online.
April 20, 2017
How to Test the Quality of Your Soil With Underwear
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underwear

How to Test the Quality of Your Soil With Underwear

Canada is telling people to bury boxers or briefs in their gardens.
April 19, 2017