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Giant Hogweed Plant Invading Northern U.S. And Canada Causes Burns, Blisters and Blindness, Experts Warn [VIDEO]
Jun 21, 2013 11:05 AM E
The giant hogweed plant, whose sap causes painful blisters and even blindness, is invading parts of North America this summer. Experts warn to stay clear of the dangerous and invasive giant hogweed plant, which can tower several yards tall and has giant, umbrella-shaped white flowers.
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Webcam Spies: Hackers Selling Access To Womens' Laptop Cameras, Report Claims
Jun 20, 2013 15:47 PM E
Are hackers spying through your webcam? According to reports, the startling answer could be yes. Internet creeps are paying as little as $1 to access women’s computer cameras. Hackers, spy, webcam: The Internet never sounded so threatening.
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Rabbit Long Teeth: English Trader Cited For Animal Cruelty After Selling Snaggletooth Rabbit That Can’t Eat [VIDEO]
Jun 20, 2013 12:55 PM E
A rabbit’s long teeth were reason enough to slap English animal trader David Shipton with a fine for animal cruelty. The 65-year-old admitted that neglecting to take care of the rabbit’s long teeth was cruel. And what’s worse? He tried to sell the rabbit, too.
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Brothers Save Sister From Bear In Wyoming: How Did Little Mariah Kelly, Baden Kelly and Logan Kelly Survive Everyone's Biggest Camping Nightmare? [VIDEO]
Jun 20, 2013 11:27 AM E
Brothers save the sister from a bear attack in Wyoming on Father’s Day. It’s every family’s biggest camping nightmare, but because of the quick thinking of her two older brothers, little Mariah Kelly escaped the bear attack unscathed.
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Dreyfoos Bodies: Swat Team Sweeps Fla. School Of The Arts Campus After Two Bodies Turn Up In Maintenance Building [VIDEO]
Jun 19, 2013 15:42 PM E
Dreyfoos bodies turned up on the Dreyfoos School of the Arts campus in West Palm Beach, Fla. earlier today. The discovery prompted a serious investigation, but so far, little is known about the two Dreyfoos bodies or why they ended up on the high school campus.
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Are Baby Chickens Smarter Than Your Toddler? Study Says Newborn Chicks Understand Physics And Math Better Than Children [VIDEO]
Jun 19, 2013 14:27 PM E
Are baby chickens smarter than your toddler? A new study from the UK says that newborn chicks understand physics and math better than children.
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9 Hospitalized In Mexico After Nitrogen Cloud Swallows Jagermeister's Pool Party [VIDEO]
Jun 19, 2013 11:17 AM E
Nine people were rushed to a Mexican hospital, one of them in a coma, after liquid nitrogen, dumped into a pool at a Jagermeister promotional event in Leon, engulfed the area and had partygoers gasping for breath.
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Pet Food Recall: Is Your Dog Or Cat At Risk Of Salmonella Infection? [REPORT]
Jun 19, 2013 09:01 AM E
A pet food recall is being issued by natural and holistic pet food maker Natura Pet Products after the FDA found salmonella in its dry food. What pet food products are being yanked from your pet aisle, and is your dog or cat at risk?
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Mars Curiosity Rover LEGO: NASA’s Beloved Space Robot Immortalized In Plastic Brick Form [VIDEO]
Jun 18, 2013 20:22 PM E
NASA’s Mars rover, Curiosity, is getting a redesign – one characterized by small, plastic bricks. The beloved space robot, currently on its sojourn across the Red Planet, will be forever immortalized in Legos, as the toy company announces the launch of its Mars Curiosity rover set.
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Chile Earthquake 2013: M-4.5 Tremor Hits Near Iquique, Strong Aftershocks Expected [REPORT]
Jun 18, 2013 14:50 PM E
A Chile earthquake struck earlier today near Iquique in northern Chile. Experts believe aftershocks are likely to follow.
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Cambodia's Lost City: Lasers Reveal 1200-Year-Old City Hidden Underneath Siem Reap Jungle [REPORT]
Jun 18, 2013 12:44 PM E
A lost city in Cambodia, hidden under forest and earth for over a millennium, was recently discovered in the highlands of Siem Reap Province. Researchers came across the buried city using laser technology to map the surrounding landscape, revealing dozens of temples, roadways and canals.
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Shark Attacks At Surfside: Texas Teen Battles Shark In Waist-Deep Water, Suffers Deep Bites To Leg And Hand [VIDEO]
Jun 18, 2013 10:27 AM E
A shark attack at Surfside Beach along Texas’s Gulf Coast put 15-year-old Garrett Sebesta in the hospital with severe nerve damage and a missing chunk from his calf. Sebesta fended off the shark with his bare hands, and friends from his church group helped him to shore before he was flown to a local hospital.
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Albino Gorilla: Shocking New Study Reveals Snowflake, World’s Only White Gorilla, Was Inbred [PHOTOS & VIDEO]
Jun 17, 2013 19:29 PM E
The albino gorilla, named Snowflake, was the only known white gorilla in the world before his death in 2003. A recent study reveals that the famous albino gorilla, housed in the Barcelona Zoo, was inbred.
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Postville Explosion: Iowa Laminate Plant Blast Injures Three, Worker Airlifted To Hospital Burn Unit [REPORT]
Jun 17, 2013 16:53 PM E
A Postville explosion at a laminate plant in Iowa rocked the small town of Postville early Monday morning. The blast injured three people, sending one to a hospital burn unit.
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