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Australia wants to kill two million cats by 2020. What could possibly motivate officials Down Under to commit to such widespread feline genocide? Well, these are feral cats we’re talking about, and millions of them are roaming around Australia, all but wiping out smaller species that they hunt in the wild. CNN reports that Australia […]

A Houston high school has stirred up controversy for establishing a new dress code aimed at parents. According to The New York Times, James Madison High School principal Carlotta Outley Brown wrote a letter earlier this month asking adults to set an example by wearing appropriate attire when visiting the school. The policy bans revealing […]

Here’s something I never thought I’d say.. The Idaho Potato Commission have turned a 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide, and 11.5-foot-tall potato replica and turned it into an AirBnb rental. The Big Idaho Potato Hotel is offering the oversized pomme de terre for $200 a night, plus a $31 service fee, and $16 occupancy taxes and fees. The […]

If the President of the United States was wondering how he could relate to millennials, he may have hit the nail on the head. Donald Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Tuesday at the White House, and reportedly complained he doesn’t have enough followers on the social media platform. According to reports, “A significant […]

A California skydiver has been reunited with his prosthetic leg. According to UPI, a man named Dion had been skydiving in northern California on Sunday when his prosthetic leg came off at 10,000 feet. He and his friends searched for it on the ground, but to no avail. Then on Monday, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s […]

Washington state might soon become the first to legalizing composting human remains. According to The Seattle Times, the option–known as recomposting–is the most efficient and environmentally friendly method of burial currently available, in that it takes up less space and uses fewer resources. The state Senate and House of Representatives approved bill 5001 on Friday, and […]

A new internet sensation called the shell on challenge sees people taking bites of foods like bananas and eggs with their peels and shells still on. Some people are also taking the challenge a step further and chomping into foods that are still wrapped with plastic or cardboard packaging. While amusing, doctors warn that the […]

For those who like to add sugar to their coffee, this device may be for you. The Twix Meltdown device enables you to combine your favourite chocolate bar with you favourite way to wake up. You simply place a Left or Right Twix into the device, and as it rests in the hot liquid, the chocolate […]

A French woman has set a new world record for running a marathon while in high heels. Christelle Doyhambehere, 34, finished the Paris Marathon with a time of 6:04:07, crushing the previous record of 7:27:53. Doyhambehere said she was inspired to run the race in her heels when her partner joked about doing so after seeing […]

Attention facial hair enthusiasts, beards are riddles with germs and bacteria. “Researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur,” Prof. Andreas Gutzeit, of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic, wrote in a report. The study of 18 men were tested against 30 canines of varying breeds. All of […]



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