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Elephant Drapes Itself Over Passing Car

Tuesday  05:40,   05 november 2019
insideedition

Why did the elephant cross the road? Why di Duea the elephant apparently had a bone to pick with a passing car. Stunning pictures show the 34-year-old mammal draping itself across a vehicle full of tourists at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand last >>>

After seeing a FedEx worker walk 12 miles home for months, co-workers rally to buy her a car

Tuesday  05:40,   05 november 2019
usatoday

Darlene Quinn, 60, had her car break down and couldn't afford to fix it, so she walked home from work. Co-workers and strangers rallied to help her.Josh Lewis works with Quinn at FedEx. A few months ago, Lewis said he and his boss started seeing >>>

Elephant Drapes Itself Over Passing Car

Monday  17:55,   04 november 2019
insideedition

Why did the elephant cross the road? Why di Duea the elephant apparently had a bone to pick with a passing car. Stunning pictures show the 34-year-old mammal draping itself across a vehicle full of tourists at Khao Yai National Park in Thailand on... >>>

Steal this military secret for falling asleep in two minutes

Monday  13:15,   04 november 2019
bestlifeonline

Lying in a black velvet hammock in a dark room C) Saying "Don't think" to yourself over and over again.Doing this for 10 seconds should have you off in your own little dream world.Easy as pie! And if you find that you're in the 4 percent minority... >>>

650 people formed a human chain to move children’s books from one library to another

Monday  13:15,   04 november 2019
washingtonpost

There was a GoPro camera on the library’s “Chicken Little” book as it was passed from hand to hand.More than 650 people came to the Norman, Okla., central library branch on Sunday after the library system put out a call: Help us move books from the... >>>

5-Year-Old Boy Really Wanted a McDonald's Happy Meal — So He Called 911

Monday  12:35,   04 november 2019
insideedition

An officer arrived at the home and Charlie was in for a big treat. One little boy in Arizona thought he had a super-sized problem and called 911 about it. Charlie Skabelund, 5, really wanted a happy meal, so he phoned in his order to the police. As... >>>

Cannibal ants discovered in Polish nuclear bunker

Monday  12:35,   04 november 2019
news.sky

Scientists have discovered a unique colony of wood ants trapped in an old nuclear weapons bunker in Poland which appears to have survived solely on the corpses of its own fallen members. The main nest was built in a vertical ventilation pipe for the >>>

Can you ace this basic math quiz?

Monday  12:35,   04 november 2019
msn

Take this simple true-and-false quiz to find out how good you are in basic... >>>

Arizona ‘Wizard Rock,’ missing 1-ton boulder, mysteriously returns

Sunday  18:20,   03 november 2019
foxnews

Forest officials in Arizona were mystified in October when local landmark Wizard Rock, a 1-ton boulder, suddenly vanished from its position along Highway 89 in Prescott. Now they’re equally stumped by the boulder’s mysterious return on Friday. But... >>>

Archaeologists find Queen Victoria-inspired perfume under future Woolloongabba Cross River Rail station

Sunday  18:20,   03 november 2019
abc.net.au

A perfume bottle topped with Queen Victoria's crown and an old toothpaste box are among artefacts uncovered at the construction site for a Cross River Rail station in Brisbane. A gin bottle imported from Amsterdam was also part of the discovery... >>>

Message in Bottle Found by Research Scientist in Hawaii Is From 1998 Kindergarten Class in Washington State

Sunday  18:20,   03 november 2019
newsweek

A research scientist in Hawaii says she found a message in a bottle written by a 1998 kindergarten class in Washington State. It's only one of several recently reported "message in a bottle" discoveries. >>>

Boat trapped for 101 years near edge of Niagara Falls moves after Halloween night storm

Sunday  12:17,   03 november 2019
usatoday

Overnight severe weather and heavy currents resulted in the iron scow, which had been trapped for 101 years, moving significantly downriver.The development was reported by Niagara Parks, an agency of the government of Ontario, Canada, in a video... >>>

£250,000 violin 'stolen' after being left on train back with owner

Sunday  12:17,   03 november 2019
news.sky

A 310-year-old violin worth £250,000 which was stolen after its owner accidentally left it on a train is now back with the musician. The antique instrument was left by Stephen Morris on the London Victoria to Orpington service when he got off at... >>>

MrBeast, YouTubers Band Together to Plant 20 Million Trees to Fight Climate Change

Sunday  10:06,   03 november 2019
insideedition

The #TeamTrees initiative has gone viral, racking up millions of dollars in donations so far. "Planting trees helps the environment in so many ways," Lambe said. "Trees clean the air, clean the water and help to create a habitat for birds and other... >>>

Single dad adopts 5 siblings so they can stay together

Sunday  10:05,   03 november 2019
cbsnews

Over the years, Lamont Thomas fostered more than 30 kids in Buffalo, New York , and adopted five of them. He did this all on his own and with all of his heart."Every child that I have had, it was my goal to make a difference in their lives," Lamont... >>>