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Pig on Wheels

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Chris P. Bacon is the cutest-ever baby pet pig on wheels. He was adopted by a veterinarian who gave him a chance to live and run.
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The Gruesome, True Inspiration Behind Frankenstein. The reanimation of executed murderer George Foster was a true-life case that bears a strange resemblance to the story written soon afterward.   
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Arkansas Couple Wins Lottery Twice in One Day. They won a million dollars on one ticket, and $50,000 on another.  
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10 of the Most Incredibly Unlikely Celebrity Feuds in History. Picking a fight with someone famous gives them both a double shot of publicity.
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Don't ever make threats while standing in the street. Here's a supercut of movie characters who did and were hit by a bus. (NSFW language, gore)
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Horrifying Zombie-Themed Treats For The Ultimate Walking Dead Premiere Party. The series returns after a three-month break this Sunday night.
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Saudi Arabian cleric Fayan Al-Ghamdi confessed to raping and killing his 5-year-old daughter. Stories circulated that he was only sentenced to pay a fee to the child's mother, but the trial is not yet over.
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5 frightening photos from this year's Nail Art Olympics. Nice work, but the models can't do anything for themselves until it's over.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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