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- Gatorland, a Florida theme park, announced the birth of an extremely rare leucistic alligator. Find out what makes these gators so unique.
"It's Like Witchcraft" — Women Are Drinking This Concoction to Stop Their PeriodsWoman are drinking a mix that includes Jell-O to temporarily stop their periods. Here's how the hack works and if there's any research to back it up.
Why Central Florida Residents Are Hearing Sonic Booms — and Will Keep Hearing MoreResidents of Central Florida's "Space Coast" have been waking up at odd hours to house-shaking booms. SpaceX and Space Force say more are on the way.
Family Forced to Demolish New House After Nearby River Migrated Onto "Dream Property"Shauna Pelley has documented the devastating destruction of her dream home caused by a flood from the Puyallup River. Here's what we know so far.
How Much Money Can You Sue Your Landlord for Emotional Distress? It DependsThere is a lot that goes into building an emotional distress case against a landlord, and compensation largely depends on the damages.
Woman "Literally Freaking out Right Now" About Possum in Christmas TreeOne woman had no idea how the possum arrived in her Christmas tree. Find out how she reacted and how she removed the animal from her home.
"This One Is So Cute" — Dumpster Diver's Victoria's Secret Haul Earns Envy of FollowersGlamourDDive has 2 million followers across social media platforms. Here's a look at her "surprise score" dumpster diving at Victoria's Secret.
Second Lawsuit Blames Panera for Charged Lemonade Death — Details HereTwo lawsuits have been leveled against chain restaurant Panera Bread after people consumed Charged Lemonades and died.
Penguin Parents Do This Sweet Thing to Keep an Eye on Their BabiesPenguins are so cute, but are they good parents? A 2023 study reveals previously unknown protective behaviors in these flightless birds.
Wonka, an Adorable Hen With a Lopsided Beak, Is Living Large After Being Rescued From HenhouseWonka, a chicken with a crossed beak, was rescued from an egg farm in 2020, and her health has improved immensely since then.
What Is the 23.2 Workout? A Non-CrossFitter’s Guide to the CrossFit Open WorkoutsDone by CrossFitters all around the globe, the 23.2 workout was created to test strength and stamina during the 2023 CrossFit Open.
Serving Up the Story: How Pickleball Really Got Its NameThere are a couple different stories of how pickleball got its name. Here we look at the origins of this popular sport.
When Did GivingTuesday Start? A Look Into the Holiday's OriginsGiving Tuesday began in 2012 as a local event in New York City — and now, it's observed worldwide the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
NYC Carriage Horse Gunnar Crashed into Multiple Cars in a Panic — Details HereOn Nov. 26, 2023, a NYC carriage horse named Gunnar crashed into several cars in a panic after a driver lost control of the carriage.
Message in A Bottle? Mysterious "Witch Bottles" Wash Up in Gulf of MexicoBottles filled with plants, sticks, and other items have been found on Gulf of Mexico shores. What are these "witch bottles" and where do they come from?
These Celebs Want You to "Adopt" a Turkey — and Not Eat One — for ThanksgivingAdopt a turkey for Thanksgiving, don't eat one — that's the message that a group of celebrities who support Farm Sanctuary are urging their fans to heed.
The Unusual Phenomena of Manure Smell in 2023 — What Does It Mean? Where Is It Coming From?If you're smelling manure in 2023, you're not alone. The stinky smell in your yard could be several factors, like fertilizer or pollution.
Carriage Driver Ian McKeever Charged in Death of Horse, Ryder — Details HereFollowing the tragic death of Ryder, a carriage horse, in August 2022, former carriage driver Ian McKeever has been charged with overdriving.
"My Armpits Have Never Smelt so Fresh" — This Household Item Apparently Kills Body OdorAn easy home hack uses rubbing alcohol to eliminate body odor. Here's how it can work, plus a few cautions about when not to use rubbing alcohol.
Boiled Peanuts Are a Southern Snack — Are There Health Benefits to Eating Them?Boiled peanuts are a traditional Southern snack. Let's look at health benefits of peanuts and whether boiling makes them even better for you.
After Escaped Lion Roams Italian Town for Five Hours, Mayor Calls For End to Animals in CircusesKimba the lion escaped his enclosure at an Italian circus, prompting the town's mayor to call for circuses to end animal exploitation. Here's what happened to the escaped lion.
Donner Pass Got Its Name Thanks to Rumors of Cannibalism — Here's Where You Can Find ItDonner Pass, a route connecting two states, has a legendary history filled with literal twists and turns, cannibalism, and more.
Why Everyone Is Sticking Toilet Paper Rolls in the FridgeA new hack that involves putting toilet paper in the fridge is becoming popular — but it's not the best idea.
Spain's Drought Is Causing Olive Oil Prices to SkyrocketThanks to climate problems like drought and storms in Spain two years in a row, olive oil supplies are down and prices are up.
Target Shopper Shares "Trashy" Hack to Stop Impulse Shopping on Your Target RunPutting items in the trash can aisle before buying on a whim could help you avoid buyer's regret at Target. Here's how the shopping hack can help.
Saving the Sloths: Which Species Are Endangered and WhyAlthough only one sloth species is considered endangered, all sloth species are facing population decline due to deforestation and habitat loss.
Is NYC Undergoing a Science-Fiction Experiment? Why Green Slime Is Emerging From SewersWhat could the green liquid coming from city sewers have been? Social media users found a likely explanation for a weird occurrence.
A Canadian Millionaire Is Building 99 Tiny Homes In His Community to Help the Unhoused (Exclusive)A project to build 99 tiny homes in Canada is helping unhoused community members, but some critics say it's unhealthy for the residents to be so cut off from the rest of society.
Ontario Man Hopes to Break Record for World's Biggest Zucchini With 8-Foot GourdA gardener in Ontario, Canada, believes he has grown the world's largest zucchini. His giant vegetable measure 8 feet, 4.79 inches.
Sixth-Grader Awarded $25,000 for Inventing New Smoke Detector That Sends Alert to Your PhoneShanya Gill, a sixth-grader, won a youth science award for her invention using thermal imaging to detect fires. Here's how it works.
Library Made of 45,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Opens in Underserved Community in Ghana (Exclusive)The Sankofa Centre is a multimedia library made of recycled plastic bottles, serving the children of Kokrobite, Ghana.
Leather Expert Calls Out Coachtopia for Greenwashing on Social Media — Details HereA leather expert who breaks down luxury leather items on social media says Coachtopia bags aren't as sustainable as they're made out to be.
15 Seasonal Depression Memes to Help Bring Humor to Dark DaysIf you suffer from seasonal depression, you might get a kick out of these surprisingly accurate seasonal depression memes.
Woman Finds Worms in Reese's — Find out Whether There's a Recall on the CandyOne woman discovered tiny worms in Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and warned others to be cautious. Find out if Reese's has recalled the candy.
Meet the U.K.'s Biggest Good Boy: A 7-Foot Turkish Malakli Named AbuStanding at 7 feet 2 inches on his hind legs and weighing 252 pounds, Abu, a Turkish Malakli, is the U.K.'s biggest dog.
Dozens of Bird Species Are Shedding Their Offensive Names — Details HereThe American Ornithological Society plans to change the English names of dozens of bird species in an effort to diversify birding.
What Most People Get Wrong About Palliative Care: It Doesn’t Mean DeathPeople often confuse palliative care with hospice care, giving it a bad rap. Palliative care is actually for any stage of an illness, not just end-of-life.
HOA Is Making Homeowner Install Electric Vehicle Charger Outside of GarageA California man wants to pay all the costs for an electric car charger in his garage, but the HOA is putting up a fight. Here's what happened.
How to Celebrate World Vegan Month This NovemberWorld Vegan Day kicks off World Vegan Month and encourages people, companies, and policy makers to learn more about the vegan lifestyle.
The Most Pointless Items Money Can Buy, From Pool Noodle Knives to Banana SlicersDid you know you can buy a banana slicer? That's just one of the many ridiculous products adding to the problem of wasted resources.
92-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Person to Hike Grand Canyon Rim-to-RimIt wasn't the first time Alfredo Aliaga tackled the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hike. However, at age 92, he may have set the record for the oldest person to complete the strenuous hike.
Once Afraid of Cats, Lupita Nyong'o Adopts One: "Yoyo Is Saving Me"Actress Lupita Nyong'o shared the heartwarming story of how she adopted a cat named Yoyo. Here's how the two are getting along so far.
Goodwill Shopper Finds Original Sketch for $3 That All of Our Inner Children Would EnvyA man shopping at Goodwill found a framed, autographed sketch of characters from a popular children's book. Better yet, it only cost him $3.
Woman Buys House for £1 and Shares Incredible Renovation JourneySee the amazing photos of the house Maxine Sharples got in Liverpool for £1 and then renovated herself.
15 Silly Greta Thunberg Memes That Every Climate Advocate Can Relate ToGreta Thunberg is a serious environmental activist, but she’s also the inspiration behind some great, unforgettable memes. Check them out here.
Social Media Star and Former "Micro Pig" Esther the Wonder Pig Has DiedSocial media icon Esther the Wonder Pig has died at age 11. The pig rose to fame on social media after her guardians thought she was a "micro pig."
Vegan Eats and Antique Treats: Your Witchy, History-Packed Guide to Salem, MassachusettsHeaded to Salem, Massachusetts, this fall? From ghost walking tours to antique shops, here's how you can explore the coastal New England city sustainably.
Why Some Pregnant People Fear Eclipses — and the Rituals to Help Ward Off Their Supposed EffectsSome cultures believe in superstitions associated with pregnancy and eclipses, such as miscarriages or birth defects.
Takahē Chicks Thrive at New Zealand Ecosanctuary After Declared Extinct for DecadesAfter being declared extinct in 1898, the rare takahē bird species is making a comeback thanks to decades of conservation efforts.
Can a Cultural Tradition Excuse Animal Cruelty? Exploring the Ethics of BullfightingDespite how cruel bullfighting is, it’s still allowed in certain cities and countries worldwide. Sometimes even animal welfare laws can’t end it.