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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

This Tropical Storm's Name Isn't a Jab at the President

This Tropical Storm's Name Isn't a Jab at the President

It's not a tweet storm but a real storm. The newest potentially dangerous swirl of hot air is a tropical storm in the Atlantic named Don. And it's a total coincidence that the storm bears a common nickname for...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:13 PM EDT

Grizzly Bear Gets Root Canal

Grizzly Bear Gets Root Canal

A team of veterinarians and specialists performed a root canal on a 538-pound grizzly bear named Albert at an animal rescue in Alpine, Calif.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:36 PM EDT

Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye

Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye

Doctors in England made a shocking discovery during a routine eye surgery, removing more than two dozen contact lenses from a woman’s eye. The 67-year-old patient, who had worn monthly contact lenses for 35...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:54 AM EDT

Whining Over Winnie? Chinese Censors Scrub Pooh Memes

Whining Over Winnie? Chinese Censors Scrub Pooh Memes

Winnie the Pooh is a fictional persona non grata on some Chinese social media sites, where censors are scrubbing images and mentions of the bear, NBC News reported. On the popular chat app WeChat, stickers...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 09:55 AM EDT

Woman Taking Selfie Damages $200,000 in Art

Woman Taking Selfie Damages $200,000 in Art

A woman damaged an estimated $200,000 worth of art at a Los Angeles gallery while taking a selfie.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 07:35 PM EDT

Circus Worker Trampled, Bitten by Camel at Fairgrounds in MD

Circus Worker Trampled, Bitten by Camel at Fairgrounds in MD

A 57-year-old man was airlifted to a trauma center Friday after he was trampled and bitten by a camel at the Charles County Fairgrounds, authorities said.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 09:57 PM EDT

Truck Spills Live Eels on Oregon Highway

Truck Spills Live Eels on Oregon Highway

[WARNING: Some people may find the content of this video disturbing] A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT

Eels From Overturned Truck Slime Cars on Oregon Highway

Eels From Overturned Truck Slime Cars on Oregon Highway

A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess. Oregon State Police on Thursday posted a photo on Twitter that showed damaged cars covered by the gooey eels....

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT

World's Highest Big City Gets Transformer-Themed Buildings

World's Highest Big City Gets Transformer-Themed Buildings

The Transformers have been transformed yet again. Already featured as toys and video games, comic books, television series and movies, they've now been reconfigured as exuberantly colorful multistory buildings...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:22 PM EDT

Man Trapped in ATM Slips Notes to Customers Begging For Help

Man Trapped in ATM Slips Notes to Customers Begging For Help

Police say a Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape.

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