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    Here is today's helpful lesson on the Hindi language: बेवकूफ is pronounced "bevakooph." It means "idiot. "

    A 32-year-old Indian man dyed his hair white, used a wheelchair and pretended to be 81 so he could fly to the US on a fake passport

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/new...ort/ar-AAHc7s8

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    Snow in September is unusual but it can not be called "weird." What's weird is that the Governor of Montana thinks it's January, not December. Maybe he just never looks at a calendar.

    Historic September snow storm hits Montana as Governor declares 'winter storm emergency'

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/montana...es-2019-09-29/

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    The physarum polycephalum slime mold has 720 different sexes and can split apart and fuse back together. If anyone plans to remake the 1958 movie The Blob, this slime mold just has to be the star!

    The 'blob': Paris zoo unveils unusual organism which can heal itself and has 720 sexes

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/17/europ...hnk/index.html

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    And now let's check out an edgy family living on the edge in Edgewater, Florida:

    3 children were found living ankle-deep in trash in a house with 245 animals

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/23/us/th...rnd/index.html

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    Human hair dye applied to animals can cause severe burning and lead to death. Animal rights groups are outraged that dogs are dyed to look like pandas. Why don't the café owners dye themselves to look like pandas?

    Chinese café paints dogs to look like giant pandas

    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/c...cli/index.html
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    When the dog hopped out of the car, he told reporters he had a lot of fun but now wanted to lie down because he was feeling dizzy.

    A Florida dog put a car in reverse and drove it in circles for nearly an hour

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/22/us/fl...rnd/index.html

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    It's almost Christmas. We need some weird Christmas news. This story about a real eel will seal the deal, I feel.

    An electric eel named Miguel Wattson is powering lights on a Christmas tree at the Tennessee Aquarium

    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/e...rnd/index.html
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