Saturday, May 21, 2022

Fascinating Facts

‘Dragon Man’: Scientists discover massive skull from new ancient human species that lived 150,000...

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Our understanding of human evolution could be 'reshaped' by the identification of a new ancient human that may replace Neanderthals as our closest relative.

El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender on Sept 7

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El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said in a national address on Thursday that the recently passed law making bitcoin legal tender will take effect on Sept. 7. He also notes that its use will be optional.

A Newly Discovered Species of Tree Hyrax Apparently Barks in the Night

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Researchers discovered a new species of tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax interfluvialis, by noting how its barking call differed from the shrieking calls of a neighboring hyrax species in West and Central Africa.

Baffled scientists don’t know why hundreds of birds are getting sick and dying across...

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Wildlife experts in at least six states are investigating the cause of the bird deaths.

Happy Feet: A geriatric penguin at the St. Louis Zoo in Missouri gets custom...

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A penguin that's lived past his life expectancy was diagnosed with arthritis. In order to alleviate his condition, he got a special pair of footwear.

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A 16-year-old Filipino American boy was shot and killed by an unidentified gunman after...

Family searches for answers after teen shot while answering door in Rainier Beach

LA County says Vanessa Bryant went on ‘fishing expedition’ by revealing deputies’ names, TMZ...

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Los Angeles County is reportedly accusing Vanessa Bryant of putting law enforcement officers at risk after the widow shared a 12-page document revealing the names of the deputies who took and shared photos of the deadly helicopter crash.

When doctors told a pregnant woman to terminate her baby or die of cancer...

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When doctors told a pregnant woman to terminate her baby or die of cancer she chose to give birth - only for her miracle girl to die from the disease 3 years later in the cruelest of twists... and now she's fighting for her life AGAIN

Electric Bassoonist Rocks the National Anthem in Indianapolis

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Bassoonist Mark Ortwein performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. According to Ortwein's YouTube post, this was the first time that the National Anthem was performed by an electric bassoon at an NBA game.

China “punishes” 27 officials after government-run ultramarathon kills 21 participants

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Twenty-one people were killed after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100km (62-mile) cross-country mountain race in China. Those "responsible" for that fiasco have been "punished".

Louisiana gator swaps swamp life for Texas beach getaway

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When members of the National Park Service's (NPS) turtle patrol were scouting the South Texas shore for sea turtles, they spotted an unusual visitor -- an American alligator. Katie Johnston reports.

See Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucy and Desi in new photos

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Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are unrecognizable as they transform into Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz while filming Aaron Sorkin biopic

Scholastic pulls popular children’s book from ‘Captain Underpants’ author

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The publishing company halted distribution of Dav Pilkey’s "The Adventures of Ook and Gluk" because it "perpetuates passive racism," officials said.

Frank Shankwitz, a Founder of Make-a-Wish, Is Dead at 77

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As a state highway patrolman in Arizona, he helped a terminally ill boy become a motorcycle cop and then came up with a plan to help more children realize their dreams.

Everything is awesome: Lego sales surged 21% as kids stayed home

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The Danish toy company’s push to online sales helped offset disruptions to its business caused by coronavirus pandemic restrictions.

Man arrested after posting a viral video of him eating a snake that he...

A man, filmed eating a snake in Perumalpatti village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district, was arrested on Thursday. The video, which went viral, showed Vadivel eating a snake while claiming that it was a good antidote to Covid-19 infection.

Senate unanimously passes bill establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US...

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would establish a federal holiday for Juneteenth, the day that marks the end of slavery in Texas.

A woman thought she was in love with Bruno Mars, but in reality, it...

A North Richland Hills woman who was scammed out of nearly $200,000 by people posing as Bruno Mars is sharing her story.

Long Island New Yorker busted for driving with 99 license suspensions

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A Long Island man arrested for driving with 99 license suspensions.

Texas man arrested on weapons charge near Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence with rifle...

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District of Columbia police on Wednesday arrested a man near the vice president's residence on a weapons charge. Vice President Kamala Harris does not live at the home yet.