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Corpse Flower In Tucson Blooms For The First Time In 10 Years At Arizona Botanical Garden

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Move over April the giraffe, there’s a new and it’s the blooming of the rare corpse flower at the Tucson Botanical Gardens in Arizona. The corpse flower or the Amorphophallus titanum has to grow for seven to ten years before it ever blooms, and then only stays in bloom for 24 to 36 hours.
In the video, you can see the line of people who have gathered to see this unusual bloom and perhaps get a whiff of the which carries the scent of rotting flesh, says 13 News Now.

What You Need To Know About The Corpse Flower


The actual bloom can be up to ten feet in height, and the leaf structure can reach twenty feet while growing to sixteen feet in width.

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Dylan McWilliams: Man Attacked By Shark In Hawaii Had Also Been Attacked By A Bear, Bitten By Rattlesnake

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Dylan McWilliams has now achieved the trifecta of fighting off dangerous animals.
The Colorado man was bitten by a shark in Hawaii this week, suffering cuts to his leg, but nothing life-threatening. As the noted, it was far from the first brush with a dangerous animal for McWilliams; he had also been attacked by a black bear and bitten by a rattlesnake within the last four years.
McWilliams was swimming near Poipu in Hawaii this week when a shark sliced into his leg. As the 20-year-old told , the bite itself wasn’t too bad, but he was worried the fresh blood in the water would attract more sharks as he made his way back to shore.
McWilliams did eventually make it back to safety, and was taken to a nearby hospital where — after a one-hour wait to be seen — he was stitched up and sent on his way, the report noted. The beach was temporarily closed, but later re-opened.

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German shoppers sample burgers made of buffalo worms

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Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms.

Tags: Germany
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Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

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Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

Tags: Women, Japan
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Comedian ‘Hotep Jesus’ Trolls Starbucks Into Giving Him Free ‘Reparations’ Coffee [Video]

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A comedian and author who goes by the Twitter handle Hotep Jesus engaged in some performance art at a local Starbucks store in the aftermath of the surrounding the coffee shop chain and walked out of the establishment with a free cup of coffee.
Starbucks is closing all of its 8,000 stores on the afternoon of May 29 to provide racial-bias education training to its approximately 175,000 employees after an incident in a Philadelphia store last Thursday. There, a Starbucks manager told two black men that the store bathroom was only for paying customers. She called cops when they refused to leave, and responding officers arrested them for trespassing.

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Horses throw toads to win quirky British pub championship

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With the final brass "toad" nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the air to chest bump after becoming world champions at one of Britain's more obscure pub games.

Tags: Gamers, Horses
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McDonald’s Restaurant Brawl Caught On Cell Phone Video

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In yet another fast-food fight, a brawl erupted at a McDonald’s outlet in Iowa City, Iowa, between two women, a customer and an employee. The disturbing encounter was recorded on cell phone video apparently by witnesses who happened to be in the restaurant at the time.
occurred over the weekend at a local McDonald’s, according to Iowa City radio station KRNA. In the primary video which is less than 30 seconds embedded below, one of the women appears to throw a cup of soda at the other. Fists then began flying. One of those involved — possibly the McDonald’s employee — receives the majority of the blows after she winds up on the floor.
The details are sketchy, so it is unclear what specifically prompted the physical altercation (this story will be updated if additional information emerges).

Tags: Women
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Marx birthplace cashes in on 0 euro notes for anniversary


The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.

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'No to sex on roundabouts', Norway tells high school graduates


Norway's high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise", the national transport regulator said on Wednesday.

Tags: Sex, Bridges
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Man Took Painkillers After Breaking Foot, Then Dumps His Girlfriend And Says The Drug Turned Him Gay

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Scott Purdy was go-karting when he had an accident that left him with a broken foot. To contain the pain, his doctor prescribed pregabalin, a medication known under the brand name Lyrica.
According to the Mirror, in him just after a few weeks of using the medication. He said that his sexual appetite for women dramatically declined, and he started to crave for men’s attention instead.
“I noticed my libido for women had gone and I was wanting male attention,” he shared.
Eventually, he broke up with his girlfriend since he did not find her attractive anymore. They had been together for six months, and he quickly shifted his focus to finding a male partner.
Scott Purdy began to identify himself as homosexual, and as strange as it may sound, he blamed the painkillers for making him gay in a short span of time.

Tags: Sex, Women, SPA
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You want tarantula with that? At U.S. burger joint, it's an option

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Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint.

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Chili Grower Defends Carolina Reaper Amid Controversy, Explains How World’s Hottest Pepper Should Be Eaten



A U.K.-based chili grower who specializes in growing Carolina Reapers issued a statement in defense of the world’s hottest pepper over the weekend, in the aftermath of reports that a man was hospitalized for intense “thunderclap” headaches after he consumed the pepper in a chili eating contest.
In an interview with Sky News, Bedfordshire, U.K., chili grower Salvatore Genovese explained that he any reports of customers being hospitalized after consuming the Carolina Reaper peppers his farm has sold. He added the super-hot pepper is not meant to be consumed raw and that it should be cooked and used in small amounts due to its extreme heat.
“It’s not really designed to… just plonk it in your mouth and eat it… I would never do that and I wouldn’t recommend it,” said Genovese.

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Noise Of The ‘Death Rattle’ Means Someone Has Less Than 24 Hours ‘Left To Live’

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The “death rattle” is a noise to “beware of,” according to the Daily Mail on Friday. According to the Daily Mail, the noise of the death rattle is distressing to those who know what it means. The report goes on to say that it was recently revealed that the death rattle means someone only “left to live.”
While the Urban Dictionary writes that the death rattle noise just “for fun,” the real meaning of the death rattle is anything but fun, according to medical professionals. The Daily Mail shared that an infectious disease specialist from Birmingham, Alabama, recently revealed that the noise of the death rattle means that someone is quickly approaching death.

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Woman Dies After Reportedly Performing Oral Sex On German Doctor Whose Penis Was Sprinkled With Cocaine

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A prominent doctor in Germany has been arrested and is now being investigated for allegedly killing his lover by letting her perform oral sex on him. Police have reason to believe that the woman died from a drug overdose after the doctor sprinkled cocaine on his penis prior to the sexual act.
Authorities are now probing Dr. Andreas Niederbichler, a top plastic surgeon in Germany, for giving women he had sex with drugs during their encounters.
Prosecutors revealed that Niederbichler had with a 38-year-old woman on February 20 at his apartment in Halberstadt, the Local reported. He let her go down on him but later on, she collapsed. Niederbichler’s place was just near the clinic so the woman was immediately taken to the hospital. However, she didn’t make it and died soon after she got admitted. The plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist gave his lover cocaine without her knowledge, prosecutors said.

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Six-Year-Old Has Brittle Bone Disease That Has Left Him With Over 500 Fractures

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A 6-year-old boy suffers from a rare bone condition that has left him with more than 500 fractures already in his short life.
According to the Daily Mail, Reiko Quinlan suffers from Osteogeneses Imperfecta Type Three which is also known as the Brittle Bone Disease.
The agonizing condition left little Reiko with five fractures on the day he was born and before he was 1-year-old.
Osteogeneses Imperfecta Type Three has stunted Reiko’s growth with the six-year-old bearing semblance to a 2-year-old child.
In addition, Reiko is unable to walk without assistance. He is confined to a wheelchair because of the extreme fragility of his thighbones which have fractured over 100 times.
Reiko’s condition is so heartbreaking that his other siblings cannot hug him out of fear of breaking his bones.

Tags: Genes
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Man, 28, Has Growth Resembling An Extra Finger On Top Of Middle Fingernail That’s Growing Its Own ‘Tiny Nail’

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A 28-year-old man baffled doctors recently when he complained of discomfort and presented a “strange growth” that had emerged from the middle fingernail of his left hand. The Daily Mail shared “fascinating images” on Wednesday that show what appears to be a smaller finger, complete , growing out from underneath the cuticle of the unidentified Pakistani man’s middle finger.
The man’s “extremely surfaced online in the International Journal of Surgery Open earlier this year and is only the fourth case ever published in medical literature, according to IJS Open. Contents of the man’s case study are also published in Science Direct and share that most cases of double nail go unnoticed and are only by patients who are feeling pain and discomfort.

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Doctor Reportedly Used His Sperm To Father At Least 11 Of His Patients Children

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CNN is reporting that a class-action lawsuit has been filed against Dr. Norman Barwin.
The suit alleges that the Canadian doctor was meant to use an anonymous sperm donor or the sperm from the male in the relationship for his fertility treatments, but he instead.
The Ottawa based law firm that filed the suit is claiming that the irregularities go as far back as the 1970s with the most recent case being in the early 2000s.
Additionally, the suit claims that another 16 children, conceived at Barwin’s Broadview Fertility Clinic, do not biologically match the men that they have called their fathers all their lives.
One of the firm’s lawyers, Peter Cronyn, slammed the doctor for a massive breach of trust, adding that he expected Dr. Barwin to have fathered children, but was not expecting him to be responsible for as many as 11 children.

Tags: Children
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Trolled By A ‘Russian Troll’ At Congressional Hearing

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With all the talk about Russian trolls on Facebook, an activist actually showed up today at the Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook Congressional hearings dressed as a Russian troll. The Facebook hearing had a serious, solemn tone, and then the cameras of CSPAN panned to show activist Amanda Werner, wearing a blue and green Troll Doll wig and a Russian flag scarf around her neck.

Mark Zuckerberg Of Facebook Had An Actual ‘Russian Troll’


Hollywood Life says that sitting among the crowd in the gallery of the Facebook Congressional hearing looked to be Werner dressed as a . If you aren’t familiar with Troll Dolls, they are little dolls with wildly colored hair. Back in the day, you could get pencils with Troll Dolls on the end.
Jason Brow of Hollywood Life got the message of Amanda Werner’s outfit and wig at the Facebook hearing. Mark Zuckerberg was being trolled by a Russian Troll.

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Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers

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Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.

Tags: Strikes
Source: feeds.reuters.com

Four-Pound Hair Mass That ‘Had A Tail’ Pulled From 6-Year-Old Girl’s Stomach After She Complained Of Bloating

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A massive wad of hair that “had a tail” and weighed nearly five pounds was recently pulled from the stomach of a 6-year-old girl. On Friday, the Daily Mail described the hairball as a “revolting” that “was longer than most” 6-year-old girls are tall.
Medics at a hospital in India’s capital city of New Delhi were reportedly “astounded” when the “enormous” mass of hair was found in the Indian girl’s stomach. The Daily Mail reported that the girl’s “rare” case was published online in the medical journal called the BMJ, which was formerly known as the British Medical Journal.

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