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Just an Unsettlingly Large Chicken Egg
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chickens

Just an Unsettlingly Large Chicken Egg

It's almost a half of a pound.
March 29, 2017
Man Returns Library Book After 35 Years With an Apology, Donation, and Explanation
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libraries

Man Returns Library Book After 35 Years With an Apology, Donation, and Explanation

He says he has read it at least 25 times.
March 28, 2017
The Brazen Heist of a Massive Gold Coin in Germany
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feats

The Brazen Heist of a Massive Gold Coin in Germany

The coin's face value is one million Canadian dollars.
March 27, 2017
Newfoundland's Cod Are Making a Comeback, But Not Everyone's Happy About It
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minor threats

Newfoundland's Cod Are Making a Comeback, But Not Everyone's Happy About It

Sorry, shrimp lovers.
March 24, 2017
A Rare Night Parrot, Captured on Camera
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animals

A Rare Night Parrot, Captured on Camera

It's the first confirmed sighting in Western Australia in over 100 years.
March 23, 2017
Found, in Israel: Lots of Liquor Bottles That Belonged to British WWI Soldiers
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alcohol

Found, in Israel: Lots of Liquor Bottles That Belonged to British WWI Soldiers

"It seems that the soldiers took advantage of the respite given them to release the tension by frequently drinking alcohol."
March 22, 2017
Found: 5 Baby Alligators in Maine
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minor threats

Found: 5 Baby Alligators in Maine

They were confiscated by authorities.
March 21, 2017
'I Chose to Fly a Chair, Not Because It Is Easy But Because It Is Hard'
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feats

'I Chose to Fly a Chair, Not Because It Is Easy But Because It Is Hard'

Calgary's balloon man has no regrets.
March 21, 2017
Coconut Cannon, Confiscated
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weapons

Coconut Cannon, Confiscated

The artist Julian Charrière built the device, which is currently in the hands of German police.
March 20, 2017
A Minnesota Driver's Insane, Unexplained Car Crash
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feats

A Minnesota Driver's Insane, Unexplained Car Crash

He somehow landed on a partially frozen lake, and still walked away.
March 17, 2017
The Massive Black Wolves on a 'Flat Out' Run Along a Canadian Highway
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animals

The Massive Black Wolves on a 'Flat Out' Run Along a Canadian Highway

There's video.
March 16, 2017
Dozens of Previously Hidden Nuclear Test Videos Declassified, Uploaded to YouTube
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bombs

Dozens of Previously Hidden Nuclear Test Videos Declassified, Uploaded to YouTube

Mushroom clouds galore.
March 16, 2017
Why This Court Decision Hinged on the Oxford Comma
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language

Why This Court Decision Hinged on the Oxford Comma

"For want of a comma, we have this case," a federal judge wrote.
March 15, 2017
Floods Might Have Unlocked a Lot of California Gold
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gold

Floods Might Have Unlocked a Lot of California Gold

Don't quit your day job just yet, though.
March 15, 2017
A 'Pi Enthusiast' Calculated 9 Trillion More Pi Digits
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mathematics

A 'Pi Enthusiast' Calculated 9 Trillion More Pi Digits

They're, functionally, pretty useless, though.
March 14, 2017
Found: A Jeep Under 20 Feet of Snow at the Donner Pass
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cars

Found: A Jeep Under 20 Feet of Snow at the Donner Pass

The pass is still claiming victims.
March 14, 2017
The Steak-Sauce Bottle Mystery Unfolding at an Ohio Library
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news

The Steak-Sauce Bottle Mystery Unfolding at an Ohio Library

A local paper referred to it as a "real whodunit."
March 14, 2017
This House Off Lake Ontario Is Completely Covered in Ice
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ice

This House Off Lake Ontario Is Completely Covered in Ice

Wind and water and winter are a dangerous combination.
March 13, 2017
The (Possible) Ghosts Haunting Brazil's Presidential Residence
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palaces

The (Possible) Ghosts Haunting Brazil's Presidential Residence

The head of state said he isn't comfortable there.
March 13, 2017
California's Bunny Museum Finally Ran Out of Room
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museums

California's Bunny Museum Finally Ran Out of Room

A new, expanded location opens March 20.
March 07, 2017
A Shark Suit, a Hammer, And an 'Unknown' Amount of Missing Candy
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minor threats

A Shark Suit, a Hammer, And an 'Unknown' Amount of Missing Candy

Things got a little weird recently in New Zealand.
March 06, 2017
This Tree Burned From the Inside Thanks to Lightning
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trees

This Tree Burned From the Inside Thanks to Lightning

There's video.
March 03, 2017
Pumped-Up Politics at the Greater Scranton YMCA
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gyms

Pumped-Up Politics at the Greater Scranton YMCA

Things can get heated in the gym.
March 03, 2017
A Single Mouse Grounded a Plane in London
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airplanes

A Single Mouse Grounded a Plane in London

The obvious film-related jokes ensued.
March 02, 2017