Author: Robert Shawn

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This guy’s Christmas shopping list just became a lot longer. A Nebraska man says an at-home DNA test led to the discovery of eighteen half-siblings he didn’t know he had. According to Quinten Saathoff, he and his brother (he was fully aware of this one) took a test from the website, 23AndMe. When the results came […]

Imagine finding $1 million in your stocking Christmas morning. That’s what happened for a university student in Virginia after he checked the lotto ticket his mother had given him as a gift. Brian Donohue, a math major at the University of Virginia, says he awoke Christmas morning to find a lotto ticket in his stocking. […]

Comedian Bob Saget has died. He was 65. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed his passing earlier via Twitter. Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found […]

You have heard of it raining cats and dogs, but have you ever heard of it raining fish? Residents along the Texarkana, Texas reported small fish falling from the sky last week as the area saw strong winds. The phenomenon can be explained by powerful waterspouts, a column of rotating, cloud-filled wind along a water’s surface. […]

Mere days following her passing, Betty White’s hometown has declared what would have been her 100th birthday to be “Betty White Day.”  For Betty White Day on January 17th, local businesses in Oak Park, Illinois will be honouring the late actress in their own unique way. Mickey’s Restaurant, for example,  is offering a special meal […]

A team of scientists in Israel have developed a “Fish Operated Vehicle” and taught goldfish to drive. “Overall, this study suggests that fish can learn to control a vehicle and use simple navigation strategies to successfully perform a task,” researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say. “The vehicle was designed to detect the fish’s […]

A set of twins in California have the unusual distinction of being born on two different days, two different months, and two different years.  Although born just 15 minutes apart, Alfredo and Aylin Trujillo have different birthdays as one was born just before the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve and the other just […]

Beloved actress Betty White has died at the age of 99. The star of hit TV shows such as The Golden Girls and The Nary Tyler Moore Show passed away earlier this morning, according to her agent. The news comes just weeks away from her 100th birthday on January 17th. Over the course of an 80 […]

A Cheezie that kind of, sort of looks like the Loch Ness Monster (maybe?) is selling for over $800 000 USD (£630,000) on eBay. The seller says, “This Cheeto reminds me of Nessie the Loch Ness Monster. I wouldn’t recommend eating this item… it will be packaged and shipped with care. Please feel free to message […]

Newfoundland and Labrador has 312 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. Of the new cases, 216 are located in the Eastern Health region, 49 in Central, 30 in Western, 16 in Labrador-Grenfell Health and 1 case through a private lab with no region specified. There 1111 active cases currently. There is no one in hospital […]



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