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October 25, 2014

9 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Disneyland

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Disneyland markets itself as “the happiest place on Earth,” but a lot of weird stuff has to go down to ensure that they maintain that title. Entire websites are devoted to the weird stuff that goes on in the Anaheim park, which includes obsessive-compulsive cleaning habits and entire worlds that exist behind close doors. While […]

The Smelly Suspect

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A man in Florida was arrested for trespassing at a park he was banned from. Well, police tried to arrest him, but they ran into a problem. The man refused to put his hands behind his back. He pulled away when the officer tried to grab his arm. Then the officer threatened to use his taser. […]

Bodysnatching Pandas

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A captive-born panda named Little Tao Tao has never seen a human face. The staff are careful not to introduce humans into the environment, since they want Tao Tao to be able to adapt in the wild. So the handlers that take care of him and his mother, Cao Cao, wear panda bear suits at […]

Shark in the Woods

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A dead shark was found in the middle of the woods near a small town in Connecticut. A resident reported a decomposing odor coming from the area. When police investigated, they found the out-of-place animal. The blue shark is 6 to 8 feet long. Either someone put it there or we’ve discovered the elusive tree shark […]

Dangerous Banana at Large

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A renegade banana is out for revenge. A man in a banana suit attacked a Verizon store’s gorilla mascot without warning. The banana tackled the monkey outside the store. The manager saw it and quickly phoned the police. The two men in funny suits had a brawl before the gorilla ran away. The banana fled […]

Monkey See, Monkey Take

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Photographer David Slater traveled to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia to snap some pictures. However, he was in for a surprise from a mischievous monkey. A black macaque monkey stole Mr. Slater’s camera and decided to take some pictures of his own. The animal went ape and posed for a bunch of self portraits in the […]

The Flying Scorpion

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No, it’s not an arachnid that grew wings, which would be horrifying in its own right. A scorpion crawled into the passenger cabin of an airplane and hitched a ride to Alaska. One of the passengers, Jeff Ellis, can tell you all about it, because he was stung by the scorpion when he was trying […]

Everyone Loves a Bagelhead

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Japan is always on the cutting edge of new trends. They’re so far ahead that this might seem ridiculous to you now. But in a few years you’ll be wondering how you ever lived without a bagelhead. People are getting saline and other fluids injected into their foreheads to create a new look. It’s like […]

Just Put the Car in the Van

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How did they do it? Two buddies from Kazakhstan wanted to ship a Mazda 626 to their home country from Germany. Instead of dropping money on a trailer, they crammed it in their van. They got a few others to help them turn the car on its side and load it up into the back […]

Hear the Mysterious Hum

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A low humming sound has come to Woodland, a small town in England. With only a population of 300, the normally-quiet streets are being searched for the unknown hum. Unable to find the source of the noise, the residents have called on the city council to figure it out. Similar hums have been heard before. […]