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China Is Shaming Jaywalkers With Facial Recognition

China Is Shaming Jaywalkers With Facial Recognition Authorities in China have installed a new device called the "Electronic Police" at intersections in several cities. The “Electronic Police” detects when people are jaywalking, snaps a photo of the offenders and uses facial recognition to pull up...
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A Kid Who Was Being Bullied Showed Up to School with 200 Bikers

A Kid Who Was Being Bullied Showed Up to School with 200 Bikers 10-year-old Xander Rose lives up in Nova Scotia, and he's been dealing with bullies for years. He says pretty much everyone at school picks on him except his brother, and one buddy he has. But he's really into BIKING culture, the...
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A Company Is Buying Blood From Young People To Inject Into Old People

A Company Is Buying Blood From Young People To Inject Into Old People It sounds like the plot of a movie, but a new company called Ambrosia is real, and it aims to give older people blood transfusions from young people to help them reverse aging. Basically, the company pays for the blood of young...
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Baby Born Mid-Flight Will Get Free Plane Tickets for Life

A Baby Born Mid-Flight Will Get Free Plane Tickets for Life A woman flying from Saudi Arabia to India went into labor at 35,000 feet on Sunday. Luckily, there was a paramedic on board, so he and some crewmembers delivered the baby. He was premature, but he and his mom are both doing fine. Now the...
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A 132 Year Old Lobster Was Set Free After 20 Years in Captivity

A 132-Year-Old Lobster Was Set Free After 20 Years in Captivity There's a restaurant in Long Island, New York called Peter's Clam Bar, and a giant lobster named Louie had been living in one of their fish tanks for about 20 years. He weighs 22 pounds, and he's supposedly 132 YEARS OLD, one of the...
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Video: A Woman Distracted By Her Phone Falls Into A Basement

A Woman Distracted By Her Phone Falls Into A Basement This is why you really need to watch where you walk. An unnamed woman from Plainfield, New Jersey was so distracted by her cellphone that she walked right over an open basement and fell into the hole. Surveillance video captured the 67-year-old...
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A Police Dog Is Fired Because He Likes Belly Rubs Too Much

A Police Dog Is Fired Because He Likes Belly Rubs Too Much This dog is all of us. There's a one-year-old German shepherd named Gavel in Queensland, Australia and he's been in training to become a police dog. But he just got fired . . . because he likes belly rubs too much. The police found that...
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Mom Spends $25,000 For Her Son’s Prom

Mom Spends $25,000 For Her Son’s Prom We all know that sending your kid to Prom is expensive, but one Philadelphia mother took that to the extreme. Saudia Shuler spent over $25,000 on her son, Johnny’s prom including a camel, three tons of sand, and exotic cars. The sand and camel were brought to...
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This Is Why Drinking Contests Are A Bad Idea

Stupid Ways To Die Let's take a moment to remember that Russians do more that hack elections. They're what you would call next level DRINKERS, and that’s how we get to “Stupid Ways To Die!” A supermarket in southwest Russia recently held a contest called "Who Can Drink More Vodka"? Forty men...
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The World's New Hottest Pepper Is So Spicy You Can't Even Eat It

The World's New Hottest Pepper Is So Spicy You Can't Even Eat It There's a new contender for the “hottest chili pepper in the world”—but even its grower doesn't recommend eating it. It is called the "Dragon's Breath" chili and is grown by a Welsh farmer named Mike Smith . The pepper scores a...
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