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We finally know the world's favorite number

Math blogger Alex Bellos was asked which number is the world's most popular so many times, he decided to put a pencil to it. Yes, we too were a bit surprised there are math bloggers, but the research is fascinating even if you're not a math junkie. The answer, by the ...

Woman finally receives letters mailed in 1969

The post office might not always be the swiftest when it comes to getting letters delivered on time, but that doesn't mean it won't eventually deliver the letter. Even if it's almost half a century later. The New York Post says Susan Heifetz from Brooklyn, New York, was shocked when she received ...

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83-year-old feels guilty, pays for $1 'dine and dash' lunch from 1941

In 1941, a group of  friends stopped to have a meal at Lamb’s Grill. The boys finished their dinner but then pulled the old “dine and dash” when they couldn’t afford the goodies. But that day stayed with one of the men. In fact, it bothered him so much that ...

Photo: Man recovering after getting chainsaw lodged in neck

A man continues to recover on Tuesday after he was rushed to a hospital in Pittsburgh on Monday with a chainsaw lodged in his neck following a tree-cutting accident in Ross Township, Pa. James Valentine, an employee with Adler Tree Service, was working in a tree when his chainsaw kicked back ...

Man catches deer's attempt to attack family dog on video

A California homeowner was recording what he thought was a friendly encounter with a deer in his backyard, when all of a sudden that deer went after the family dog.   Luckily, there was a fence in between the deer and dog, named Murray. “I had taken a couple of minutes ...

Virginia couple wins lottery 3 times in a month

We all know the odds are against us when it comes to winning the lottery, but one Virginia couple is making it look easy. "It is my pleasure to present this check in the amount of $1 million to Zatera and Calvin Spencer of Portsmouth." (Via Virginia Lottery) That video is from ...

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Man cuts off own hand with a homemade guillotine

A man from Devon, England, was so desperate to end his suffering after spending many painful years with an injured hand that he did the unthinkable—he built a guillotine and cut off his own hand. According to the Daily Record, Mark Goddard, 44, amputated his arm because he suffered excruciating ...

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Video: Road rager crashes after flipping woman the bird

Tracy Sloan was driving along when she noticed a pick-up truck tailgating her. “I couldn't move over because there were trucks in the right lane, and I sure as heck wasn't going to speed on a rainy day with the roads being as slick as they were,” she began. However, ...

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Giant 16-inch rat terrorizes family, chases cat

At first, the family thought they had a mouse in their kitchen but when their cat refused to go into the room after being chased, they began to worry. The problem became clear when they opened a cabinet and found the 16-inch-long rat. “I was terrified. It was so huge that ...

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Girl wins smelliest sneaker contest

A 12-year-old girl took home a dubious honor from New York - the National Rotten Sneaker Contest winner.  Seven finalists gathered at the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum in Times Square for Odor Eater's annual contest.   >> Read more trending stories   KRQE reports - Jordan Armstrong from ...

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