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Elephants Take Revenge: Angry Herd Storms Indian Villages, Smashes Homes After Train Kills One Of Their Own [VIDEO]
Aug 09, 2013 15:55 PM E
Elephants take revenge in India after one of their own was struck and killed by a train. Fifteen elephants stormed Indian villages near Dhanbad, a city in the Indian state of Jharkhand, smashing homes and even a schoolhouse.
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Cop Saves Turtles: Officer Derek Conley Rescues 100 Endangered Baby Sea Turtles From Florida Parking Lot [VIDEO]
Aug 09, 2013 12:56 PM E
A cop saves turtles from meeting a possibly ill-fated end in a parking lot in Florida. The cop saves turtles incident sparked support for Officer Derek Conley, who rescues about 100 endangered baby sea turtles.
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Lost Boy Kangaroo: Guardian Angel Kept Missing 7-Year-Old Simon Kruger Safe During Night In Australian Bush [VIDEO]
Aug 09, 2013 10:52 AM E
A lost boy and a kangaroo might sound like the start of a classic animated Disney movie, only this Mowgli adventure tale is as real as it gets. Seven-year-old Simon Kruger spent a night missing in the Australian wilderness when he got some help from a very unlikely source.
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Burglars Return Stolen Computers To California Nonprofit, Leave Heartwarming Note Apologizing For Theft [VIDEO]
Aug 08, 2013 18:04 PM E
Burglars returned stolen computers to a California-based nonprofit after absconding with the equipment just hours before. The thieves, apparently feeling the sobering sting of guilt, even left a note apologizing for taking the computers in the first place.
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Burial Site Crossrail: London Construction Crew Unearths 4,000 Bodies At Site Of 16th-Century ‘Bedlam’ Mental Asylum [PHOTOS]
Aug 08, 2013 16:44 PM E
A burial site at a Crossrail dig in London turned up more than just dirt and clay. Construction crew members unearthed what appears to be the site of a burial ground at the 16th-century Bethlehem Mental Asylum, known more colloquially as “Bedlam.” The burial site at Crossrail could open a window into London’s enigmatic past.
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Mayan Frieze Found Below Ancient Guatemalan Pyramid Depicts Images Of Centuries-Old Gods And Rulers [REPORT]
Aug 08, 2013 15:09 PM E
A Mayan frieze found in Guatemala is an “extraordinary” discovery, according to archaeologist who unearthed the ancient sculpture last month. The 30-foot-long, 6-foot-tall Mayan frieze, found at the base of a pyramid, depicts images of centuries-old gods and rulers, and is surprisingly well preserved.
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‘Frankenfish’ Record: Is Caleb Newton’s 17Lb, 6Oz Monster Catch In Virginia The Biggest Snakehead Ever Caught? [VIDEO]
Aug 08, 2013 12:32 PM E
A “Frankenfish” record has been set by one die-hard Virginia fisherman. Caleb Newton’s 17lb, 6oz catch will go into the fisherman’s hall-of-fame as the biggest snakehead ever caught. The latest “Frankenfish” record broke the previous record set in 2004 in Japan by just 2 ounces.
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Rihanna Funeral Lawsuit: Why Did Pop Star Ignore $150K Bill For Grandma Clara Brathwaite’s Barbados Service? [REPORT]
Aug 08, 2013 10:53 AM E
A Rihanna funeral lawsuit has surfaced after the pop star reportedly failed to pay a $150,000 bill for her grandma’s Barbados funeral. The good girl gone bad allegedly owes the company that handled the service $150,000.
big fat fatty
‘Big Fat Fatty:’ $50 LA Sandwich Has Tons Of Junk Food Piled On Top A 27-Inch Piece Of Garlic Bread [VIDEO]
Aug 07, 2013 17:26 PM E
“Big Fat Fatty” is a junkie’s dream – a food junkie’s, that is. The $50 sandwich at Fat Sal’s in Los Angeles is piled high with cheesesteak, cheeseburgers, pastrami, bacon and more, and is the brainchild of “Entourage” actor Jerry Ferrara, Josh Stone and Sal Capek.
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Sinkhole Montreal: Massive Street Collapse Swallows Backhoe, Draws Attention To City’s Aging Infrastructure [VIDEO]
Aug 07, 2013 12:36 PM E
A sinkhole in Montreal swallowed a backhoe on Monday, causing a major headache for the crew enlisted to remove the heavy machinery. The Montreal sinkhole, which measures 26-feet long, highlights the city’s need to invest in its aging infrastructure.
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Dustin Hoffman Cancer Diagnosis: Actor ‘Surgically Cured’ Of Disease, Will Continue Treatment To Prevent Relapse [REPORT]
Aug 07, 2013 11:08 AM E
Dustin Hoffman’s cancer has been “surgically cured,” his rep said Tuesday. The 75-year-old actor underwent surgery to treat an undisclosed type of cancer, and while Dustin Hoffman’s cancer has been cured, will continue to be treated to prevent a relapse of the disease.
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Fukushima Emergency: Radioactive Water Breaches Underground Barrier, Contaminates Ocean [VIDEO]
Aug 06, 2013 17:19 PM E
A Fukushima emergency has been issued in Japan where authorities say radioactive water at the Daiichi power plant has breached an underground barrier and is leaking into the ocean. A Japanese watchdog gropu
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Sleep Helps Relationships: Poor Night’s Sleep Leads To Less Empathy, More Negativity, Selfishness In Couples [REPORT]
Aug 06, 2013 16:08 PM E
Sleep helps relationships stay afloat, say researchers in California. Apparently, a lack of shuteye can lead to less empathy, more negativity and selfishness in couples. The fact that sleep helps relationships probably doesn’t surprise anyone who’s experienced a significant other’s morning wrath after waking up on the wrong side of the bed.
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Ross Township Shooting: 3 Dead In Revenge Attack As Gunman Rockne Warren Newell Opens Fire At Pa. Town Meeting [VIDEO]
Aug 06, 2013 13:26 PM E
A Ross Township shooting in Pennsylvania has investigators combing the property of resident Rockne Warren Newell after the 59-year-old went on a firing rampage at a town meeting Monday. Newell was targeting town officials after his property was condemned. The Ross Township shooting ended only after another resident overpowered the shooter and shot him in the leg with Newell’s own gun.
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