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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 06:57 PM EST

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 11:48 AM EST

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe.

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 06:48 AM EST

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

Fluff turns 100 this year. The marshmallow concoction that has been smeared on a century's worth of schoolchildren's sandwiches has inspired a festival and other sticky remembrances. Every year, between 5...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 06:11 PM EST

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

It might be called the art of the drug deal: Florida authorities seized scores of individually wrapped heroin packets stamped with the image of President Donald Trump. As Tampa news station WFLA reports, law...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 04:07 PM EST

Texas Family Finds Snake in Toilet, Then 23 More in Their Home

Texas Family Finds Snake in Toilet, Then 23 More in Their Home

You can expect to find snakes in a Texas yard, in a pile of leaves or maybe in the garden. But the toilet is usually the last place to look. Usually. Abilene mother of five Cassie McFadden woke up to a surprise...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 06:36 AM EST

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

When is a groundhog a tortoise? It sounds like it might be a riddle from a whimsical storybook or some age-old philosophical question, the kind of brainteaser that makes us ponder the nature of animalia,...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 11:15 AM EST

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German Researchers Claim Discovery of Nazi Sub Off Azores

German researchers say they have found a Nazi-era submarine that sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. The Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation says the wreck of U-581 was found last September at a depth...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 03:55 PM EST

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

Swipe Right: Dutch Orangutans Try Computer Dating

How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:04 PM EST

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

Pet Python Stuck in Owner's Ear

A Portland woman rushed to the emergency room after her pet snake became stuck in her gauged earlobe.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 09:23 AM EST

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Florida's Manatees Predict Different Super Bowl 51 Winner

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium resident manatees Buffett and Hugh have been predicting the winner of the Super Bowl since 2008. Americans will bet $4.7 billion on Super Bowl 51 between the New England...

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