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  1. Confessions of a Germaphobe: Will These Weird Habits Protect Me (or You) From Germs?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Shape

    From pretty-colored leaves to cooler temperatures, it's clear that fall is in the air-and as we all spend more time inside, germs become harder to dodge. Many of us will wash our hands more frequently, or wipe down the elliptical more vigorously, in an effort to avoid catching the dreaded cold or flu this season.

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  2. Cockroach disrupts pest control chief's testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crescent-News.com

    A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.

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  3. High School Sports Rally: Oct. 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  4. Google exec sets record in near-space jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Google exec sets record in near-space jump Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

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  5. Couple with 225 cats in home get probationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Milton couple who had more than 200 cats removed from their home last year has been sentenced to three years of probation. Couple with 225 cats in home get probation A Milton couple who had more than 200 cats removed from their home last year has been sentenced to three years of probation.

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  6. Michel Faber: The Book Of Strange New ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The once-cultish literary critic Darko Suvin said that the definitional basis of science fiction was "cognitive estrangement", a hard-to-explain and almost subliminal sense that things are not as they should be. The once-cultish literary critic Darko Suvin said that the definitional basis of science fiction was \"cognitive estrangement\", a hard-to-explain and almost subliminal sense that things are not as they should be.

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  7. Nation's 'personality' influences its environmental stewardship, shows new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says research. "We used to think that personality only mattered for individual outcomes," says the author, "but we're finding that population differences in personality characteristics have many large-scale consequences."

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  8. In orbit or on Earth, implantable device will be commanded to release therapeutic drugs remotelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    Scientists are developing an implantable device that delivers therapeutic drugs at a rate guided by remote control. The device's effectiveness will be tested aboard the International Space Station and on Earth's surface.

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  9. what are your weird quirks when playing?Read the original story

    Thursday | The Sand Trap

    ... tees - leaves streaks on the bottom of woods that are so hard to get off ... I don't know if this qualifies as a "weird quirk," but at this time of the year I put my preferred set of clubs in the basement and play my backup bag of clubs until April. ...

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  10. Second Story Garage: Strange AmericansRead the original story

    Thursday | LongmontFYI

    It's refreshing when bands don't have to tie themselves in knots when describing their music.

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  11. Man Fleeing Cops Joins Chicago MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WLQT-FM Dayton

    A drug suspect fleeing cops in Chicago didn't get very far into what could have been a 14-mile run for it. Police say Bryan Duffy, 29, was seen acting suspiciously among spectators around Mile 12 of the Chicago Marathon route on Sunday and took off when he saw police, trying to blend in with marathon runners, reports the Chicago Tribune. 8 comments

  12. Weird laws on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Newsday

    We hope this law never extends to humans. In the Town of East Hampton, female dogs in heat must be quarantined.

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  13. Man fighting charges for painting Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. 4 comments

  14. Squirrel ends up in back seat of police carRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/1shmNSe ) that the animal hopped in on Thursday, apparently out of curiosity. The police department in Grand Rapids posted a photo on its Facebook page showing the squirrel peering out from the rear window of the car, next to a half-opened window.

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  15. Video: Bizarre [D12] - "Never Turn Down"Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    ... Down" is just as much EDM as it is Hip-Hop. And if one were to think that the self-proclaimed "weirdo" is being too weird, Waka Flocka Flame and an entire fraternity party in South Carolina would beg to differ. Check all that out and more in the ...

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  16. What Not to Text Your Probation OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Love1011.com

    A guy in Albany, Ga., texted his probation officer by mistake asking, "You have any weed?" The probation officer then showed up at the errant texter's house with drug agents who found a bag of cocaine, reports WALB . And that's why Alvin Cross is not only going back to prison for violating his parole, he's serving an extra year. 5 comments

  17. Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his houseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday. "I felt in danger enough that since it wouldn't leave I had to shoot it," said Victor Peters of Lady Lake of the Wednesday night incident in a video interview posted online by the Orlando Sentinel.

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  18. Tom Clyde: Breaking weirdRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Park Record

    Here's the strangest news story of the week. Big box retailer Toys "R" Us announced that it will be pulling a line of action figures from the TV show "Breaking Bad" from its stores in response to a protest petition started by a customer in Florida.

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  19. Rotorua shift for Maori TV a bizarre moveRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    The bizarre idea to move Maori TV to Rotorua is either poor planning or possible political interference that adds to the perception of a service in crisis, says Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau Peeni Henare. "Moving Maori TV to Rotorua makes little commercial sense.

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  20. Woman, 102, Was Kicked In Shins By Attacker, 65Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

    OCTOBER 24--A 65-year-old Pennsylvania man has been charged with assault for allegedly kicking a 102-year-old woman in the shins while he was visiting his mother in a nursing home. Police were summoned Saturday afternoon to the Jameson Care Center after a dispute between Michael Pavelek and centenarian Ruth Houston turned violent.

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