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The Mystery of the Himalayas’ Skeleton Lake Just Got Weirder

Wednesday  12:05,   21 august 2019
msn

Nestled in the Indian Himalayas, some 16,500 feet above sea level, sits Roopkund Lake. One hundred and thirty feet wide, it is frozen for much of the year, a frosty pond in a lonely, snowbound valley. But on warmer days, it delivers a macabre... >>>

Teens Watching TV Are Rudely Interrupted by Hungry Bear

Wednesday  05:55,   21 august 2019
insideedition

The bear scare happened at the family's home in Truckee,... >>>

Why strawberries look red, even when they aren't

Wednesday  05:55,   21 august 2019
popsci

Why strawberries look red, even when they... >>>

Dinosaur ants with wasp-like stings could save the tiny town of Poochera from extinction

Wednesday  05:55,   21 august 2019
abc.net.au

The shrinking town of Poochera is pinning its hopes of survival on a big statue and a prehistoric ant, and locals say their plan may just be enough to save their home from dying out... >>>

3,800-year-old mural found in northern Peru

Wednesday  05:55,   21 august 2019
news.sky

A mural believed to be 3,800 years old and from a lost civilisation has been found by archaeologists in Peru investigating an ancient city. The mural, depicting a toad that wraps its hands around the head of a man, was discovered in the Vichama... >>>

When a Pennywise the Clown Doll Mysteriously Appears in Woman's Backyard, Cops Told Her to Burn It

Tuesday  18:15,   20 august 2019
insideedition

Renee Jensen was hanging by her pool in Harrington Park with her boyfriend, Alex, over the weekend when she saw something fly over her gate. How did a creepy clown doll from the movie “It” end up in a New Jersey’s woman’s backyard? She still wants... >>>

Is this Britain's strangest vehicle?

Tuesday  11:41,   20 august 2019
news.sky

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a… gaffer-taped motorbike which looks like a boat crossed with a plane nose and covered in white paint. This bizarre vehicle was flagged down by police on Sunday evening after it was spotted travelling along on the... >>>

Rare 'strawberry' leopard spotted in South Africa

Tuesday  11:40,   20 august 2019
foxnews

A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve. Images of the leopard, named for its red-colored coat, were caught on a motion-sensitive camera set up by Alan Watson, 45,... >>>

Utah businessman pays $1.32 million for extremely rare dime minted in 1894 that's one of only 24 ever made - and only nine are still in existence

Tuesday  11:40,   20 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

A Utah businessman paid $1.32 million for a dime at a Chicago coin auction. Dell Loy Hansen bought a 125-year-old dime. His goal is to assemble 'the greatest U.S. coin collection of... >>>

Where Did the Term Brownie Points Come From?

Tuesday  06:41,   20 august 2019
mentalfloss

Where Did the Term Brownie Points Come From? In a Los Angeles Times column published on March 15, 1951, writer Marvin Miles observed a peculiar phrase spreading throughout his circle of friends and the social scene at large. While standing in an... >>>

Woman uses 34-year-old free pass to get into Disneyland

Tuesday  06:41,   20 august 2019
usatoday

A woman tried to use 34-year-old free admission pass to Disneyland and the park let her... >>>

Fire Hydrants Have Been New York’s Cool Solution for 100 Years

Tuesday  06:40,   20 august 2019
msn

More than a century after it was published, the article reads like slapstick comedy from the silent-movie era. It was May... >>>

Time to shell-ebrate! World's oldest living pet Tommy the tortoise marks her 121st birthday after living through six monarchs and two world wars

Monday  16:15,   19 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Owner Sheila Floris, 62, from Surrey, said that Tommy has been in her family since she was bought for £1 by her grandmother, and has lived so long thanks to being well cared... >>>

Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy

Monday  11:41,   19 august 2019
msn

A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western... >>>

Round of a-paws! Group of service dogs sit VERY patiently in their seats during a theater production of Billy Elliot while learning how to accompany their special needs owners

Monday  06:10,   19 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

A photograph showing a group of service dogs watching a theater performance of Billy Elliot in Canada has gone viral. Images from the Stratford Festival shows the animals sat besides seats at the Ontario venue as they test out the show modified for... >>>