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minor threats

A Pet Squirrel Who Attacks Burglars

Joey is against crime.
February 15, 2017
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found

Found: An Albino Kangaroo Abandoned in a Dam Evacuation

There was also a small deer and another kangaroo.
February 15, 2017
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minor threats

Local Council Is 'Sorry' After Planting a Bunch of Trees on a Soccer Field

We all make mistakes.
February 14, 2017
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found

Found: Some Old Uranium in This Woman's Garage

It's apparently fine?
February 14, 2017
Gastro Obscura
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minor threats

'Poisonous Parsnips' Are Washing Up on Beaches in Scotland

Be careful out there.
February 13, 2017
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moon

Friday's 'Snow Moon' and Rare Lunar Eclipse

Also, a comet.
February 10, 2017
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tsa

Found at the Airport: A Hidden Sword Inside an 80-Year-Old Woman's Cane

She apparently didn't know it was there.
February 10, 2017
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castles

Found: A Crucial Map of Tokyo's Ancient Edo Castle, Which Was Ready for War

It was originally built in 1457.
February 09, 2017
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for sale

For Sale: Grey Gardens

It could be yours for $19.995 million.
February 09, 2017
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islands

Dozens of Sheep Mysteriously Appeared and Disappeared on the Isle of Wight

Police are stumped, for now.
February 08, 2017
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astronauts

NASA Says an Astronaut Threw a Football 564,664 Yards

Why not.
February 07, 2017
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geoglyphs

Humans Probably Altered the Amazon 2,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought

Scientists just published some new evidence.
February 07, 2017
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news

A Lone Dolphin Keeps Swimming Into Pisa

This is rare.
February 06, 2017
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meteorites

A Bright and Loud Meteor Just Flew Across the Midwest Sky

There's video.
February 06, 2017
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snakes

Found: A Rattlesnake in a Toilet, and Then 23 More Underground

There were five baby snakes among them.
February 03, 2017
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video wonders

Watch a London Double-Decker Bus Get Methodically Destroyed in 1959

Every bus must eventually die.
February 03, 2017
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animals

A Good Man Removed a Cereal Bowl From This Blinded Squirrel's Head

There's video.
February 02, 2017
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zoos

Escaped Bobcat Found in D.C. Not Long After Officials Gave Up Looking

Ollie was free for a couple days though.
February 01, 2017
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cats

A Lot of Money Has Been Raised to Build a Statue for a Supermarket Cat in Britain

Brutus was beloved.
January 31, 2017
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news

Couple Accused of Using a Massive Manure Pile to Annoy Their Neighbors

A judge awarded the victims $15,000.
January 31, 2017
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tornadoes

A 75-Year-Old Woman Used Her Bathtub to Survive a Texas Tornado

Things got dramatic.
January 27, 2017
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surfing

A Rescued Surfer Who Got Lost on Purpose

Police initially said the man had been pulled out by a current off the coast of Bulli. He says they're wrong.
January 25, 2017
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trucks

Lost: 38,000 Pounds of a Trucker's Marbles

They spilled all over an Indianapolis highway.
January 23, 2017
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malls

Sold, for $100: A Massive Shopping Mall Once Valued at $190 Million

The Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills had fallen on hard times.
January 20, 2017