Saturday, September 25, 2021

FASCINATING FACTS

Japan has officially launched a UFO research lab in Fukushima with aims to solve...

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The International UFO Lab, which claims to be Japan's only research institute for unidentified flying objects, was established in this city on June 24, World UFO Day.

Fred Flintstone fought the law — and won! The Flintstone House in Hillsborough,...

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In a yabba dabba dispute that pitted property rights against government rules that played out in international media, retired publishing mogul Florence Fang defended her colorful, bulbous-shaped house and its elaborate homage to “The Flintstones” family, featuring Stone Age sculptures inspired by the 1960s cartoon, along with aliens and other oddities.

‘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.

The last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient’s great-grandson completes Marine boot camp

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In attendance for graduation is legendary Marine Hershel "Woody" Williams. At 97, he is the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II. Among the new Marines passing in review is his great-grandson, Cedar Ross.

A lawsuit against Subway alleges that their tuna ISN’T really tuna, a New York...

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Early in January 2021 a lawsuit was filed against fast food sandwich giant SUBWAY, over claims that it mislabeled its tuna as tuna. It got everyone curious enough that even one of The New York Times's journalists put that lawsuit's claims to the test.

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Mrs. World Gives Up Crown & Speaks Out After Being Arrested for Snatching Tiara...

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The reigning Mrs World relinquished her title on April 9, 2021. In a video statement, Caroline Jurie also defended her decision to snatch the crown off the head of this year’s winner of the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant, whom she falsely claimed was a divorcee and therefore ineligible to take part in the contest, saying that she just wanted a “fair stage”.

After 100 years, California condor could return to northwest

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The endangered California condor could return to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in 100 years.

300 million-year-old ‘Godzilla shark’ identified as new species, gets a new name

Paleontologists say they have given a more formal name to the ancient shark fossil dubbed “Godzilla Shark” after it was discovered in New Mexico in 2013

A transgender Islamic school in Pakistan breaks barriers

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The madrasa is an important milestone for the LGBTQ community in the overwhelmingly fundamental Muslim country, where transgender people face ostracism, even though there is no official restriction on them attending religious schools or praying at mosques.

Waitress at Ohio Bob Evans Restaurant Is Killed in Front of Coworkers, Customers While...

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This madness must stop, but the answer won’t come from politicians.

New York legalizes recreational marijuana, expunges former pot convictions

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"I look forward to signing this legislation into law," said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. New York lawmakers agree on language of marijuana legalization bill.

Vitamin D deficiency found in over 80% of COVID-19 patients

Over 80 percent of 200 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in Spain have vitamin D deficiency, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

A Monkey Implanted With Elon Musk’s Neuralink Now Plays Pong–Really Well–Using His Mind

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Apes together strong! Elon Musk and his brain-computer interface start-up Neuralink have reportedly implanted a monkey with a device that lets it play video games with its mind. What could possibly go wrong? And what are the real therapeutic possibilities for Neuralink?

Sex sells: China farm region becomes ‘lingerie capital’

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Millions more items are exported annually in a textbook example of the ability of internet-enabled Chinese entrepreneurs to profit from even the most off-the-wall idea.

Arkansas Teacher’s Assistant, 21, ‘Filmed Child Porn Using Two Young Girls Aged Between Six...

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A 21-year-old Arkansas teacher's assistant, August "Gus" Shenker, has been charged with producing, possessing and transporting child pornography. The alleged images include ones depicting child sex abuse.

GRISLY CONFESSIONS: Man wanted in connection with 5 murders – including his ex-wife’s –...

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MURDER suspect Sean Lannon allegedly admitted to killing 16 people, including his ex-wife, after he was arrested for killing his mentor.

Woman, 28, punched crocodile three times to save twin sister being ‘thrown about like...

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A British woman is in a coma after being rescued from a crocodile attack by her twin sister near a popular surfing resort in Mexico.

These Boots Are Made For Squawking: Mango The Parrot Learns To Walk On Tiny...

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These Boots Are Made For Squawking: Mango The Parrot Learns To Walk On Tiny Boots After Losing Her Feet

Zoo Atlanta Celebrates the Hatching of an Endangered Vulture Chick After 8 Years of...

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"The birth of an endangered species is always an occasion for celebration, but this hatching represents a particular success for Zoo Atlanta," said a zoo official about the vulture chick
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