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VIDEO: Taiwan Toddler Swept Into the Air by a Kite in Terrifying Footage

In a video widely circulated online and on social media, a 3-year-old little girl is shown being whipped through the air like a rag doll after she became tangled in a kite. 

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Holy Cow! Painting Eyes on Cattle Can Deter Predators, 'Eye-Catching' New Study Shows

Over 2,000 cows were involved in the four-year-long study that proved that painting eyes on the behinds of animals kept them from being attacked by predators.

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A Truck-Sized Asteroid Is Scheduled to Graze the Earth on the Day Before the Election

The end of 2020 is mere months away, but it looks like we aren’t getting a break just yet. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory discovered that a truck-sized asteroid is zooming towards Earth and is expected to come close to our planet on November 2, the day before the U.S. presidential election.

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A Restaurant in China Weighs Customers Before They Order, Suggests Meals Based on Their Heft

"Operation Empty Plate" is a Chinese effort to reduce food waste in the country. So one restaurant chain—Chuiyan Fried Beef—has started weighing customers and measuring body mass before suggesting appropriate menu options.

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It Snowed Cocoa Powder in Switzerland When a Chocolate Factory Malfunctioned, and It's a 2020 Miracle

Finally, some 2020 news we can get on board with: The Lindt & Spruengli chocolate factory in Olten, Switzerland, experienced a malfunction, causing cocoa powder to fall from the sky—like snow.

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VIDEO: Dolphins 'Assist' Lifeboats After Reported Jet Ski Fire in England

The rescue team set out with two lifeboats to render aid. When they arrived, instead of a chaotic rescue things were peaceful; the fire was out and no one was in distress. In fact, it was a happy scene, with two curious local dolphins coming by to see what the fuss was all about.

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Newly Approved Saliva Test Could Be a Game Changer for Coronavirus

The saliva test eliminates the need for uncomfortable nasal swabs and doubles the amount of coronavirus tests that can be processed at one time.

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Tokyo Introduces Transparent Bathrooms to Ease Anxiety

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban creates public bathroom stalls with colored glass walls to foster hospitality and cleanliness.

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Widower Has Life-Size Statue of Late Wife Installed in New Home, Which Was Built in Her Memory

A man in India proved this when he showed friends and family a life-size silicone statue he had made of his late wife. The widower surprised guests at a housewarming party by unveiling the statue.

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30-Year-Old Corpse Found in Historical French Mansion

A real-life murder mystery is underway in France after a corpse was discovered hidden in a $41.2 million mansion. 

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Conspiracies Set Sail After Google Earth Discovers Antarctica 'Ice Ship'

About 100 miles off the coast of Antarctica lies the latest mystery uncovered by Google Earth users, and it's taking many on a conspiracy voyage of epic proportions. 

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PHOTOS: Nude Sunbather Chases Wild Boar Who Stole His Laptop

A nude German bather at a lake near Berlin is making waves online after pictures of an encounter with a wild boar goes viral.

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Want a Vacation Away From the Planet Earth? New Hotel Concept Aims to Do Just That!

Hotels.com is looking to the future for vacation destinations, and their latest idea is out of this world, literally. The company has created a website with concepts of a proposed space hotel.

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All Aboard for New Bus Trip From Delhi to London

This isn't your grandma's greyhound jaunt.

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Could a Black Hole Defy the Laws of Physics?

Scientists have detected a massive black hole that shouldn't exist. Einstein's theory of gravitational waves provides clarity.

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Study: Children in China Experienced an Increase in Depression and Suicidal Attempts During COVID School Closures

According to a study published in JAMA Network Open, the coronavirus pandemic and school closures in China had a major effect on primary students' mental health, with the percentage of suicide attempts more than doubling.

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Open-Air Dining: Couple Opens One-Table Restaurant in Their Meadow

A couple in Sweden has started a one-of-a-kind, one-table dining experience after coronavirus changed the way they interacted with others.

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Ecuadorian Husband and Wife Break Record for Oldest Married Couple

An Ecuadorian couple has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest married couple. Julio and Waldramina have been married for 79 years.

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Happy News! Orca Whale Who Grieved Her Dead Calf Has Given Birth Again

Endangered whale J35, known as Tahlequah, became headline famous after carrying her deceased calf with her for 17 days after it died in the summer of 2018. It was happy news in July when the orca was discovered to be pregnant, and an announcement was made a few days ago sharing that a healthy calf was born.

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A College Professor Collapsed and Died During a Zoom Lecture After Battling COVID-19 Symptoms

Paola De Simone, 46, a professor of government and international relations at the Universidad Argentina de las Empresa in Buenos Aries, Argentina, died last week after struggling to breathe during a live Zoom lecture.

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2 Massive Pythons Crashed Through a Kitchen Ceiling

For North Brisbane resident David Tait, it was a nightmare come true when two giant Carpet Pythons came crashing through his kitchen ceilings on Monday. It looks like the serpents were fighting over a female!

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Dog Made a 10,000-Mile Journey Home During the Pandemic

The long journey of a little dog stranded by COVID-19 in a country that was not her own.

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Los Angeles Unveils the 2028 Summer Olympics Logo

The Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympics logo has been unveiled. It was designed by athletes and celebrity designers and constantly changes to reflect the voices of Los Angeles.

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VIDEO: Taiwan Toddler Swept Into the Air by a Kite in Terrifying Footage

In a video widely circulated online and on social media, a 3-year-old little girl is shown being whipped through the air like a rag doll after she became tangled in a kite. 

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US Cruises Suspended Until at Least October 31

Cruise ship passengers will have to wait a while longer for their next vacation on the seas if their travels included a stop in the United States. The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) just announced a significant extension to the No-Sail Order for all U.S. ports of call.

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Researchers Discover That Dinosaurs Suffered From Malignant Cancer

Scientists have learned that, along with several other well-known diseases, dinosaurs also endured cancer. The discovery of cancer on a dinosaur bone helps scientists who are researching cancer now and helps them to understand the evolution of the disease. 

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The Earth Is 50 Percent Quieter Since the Pandemic Started. Here's How That's Impacting Science.

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Earth has become 50 percent quieter, according to scientists. With less high-frequency noise, scientists are able to dive into research that noise pollution had always prohibited before.

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2 Schoolgirls in India Discovered a New Asteroid Moving Toward Earth

Two Indian schoolgirls have recently discovered a new asteroid that is changing its orbit. This asteroid will pass near Earth in the future.

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College Student Captures Once-in-a-Lifetime Photographs of Rare Black Leopard

A 23-year-old engineering student from India captured the incredible images while on a safari trip. On the second day of the visit, Abhishek Pangis had a chance encounter with an exceedingly rare black leopard that will stay with him for a lifetime.

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London's 'Phantom of the Opera' Closes After 34-Year Run at Her Majesty's Theatre

After 34 years of playing out obsession, madness, vengeance, and heartache on the stage of Her Majesty's Theatre, which dates back to 1700s London (the current building was constructed in 1897), 'The Phantom of the Opera' has taken its final bow. Or has it?

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VIDEO: Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured in Huge Explosion in Beirut

On Tuesday evening, a huge explosion ripped through the Lebanese capital's waterfront, killing at least 50 people while injuring thousands of others, says Health Minster Hamad Hassan. And those numbers are expected to rise.

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Survey Says Taller People Are More Likely to Contract COVID-19

A study shows that taller people are more likely to contract the coronavirus than shorter people. They are able to get it through the air, according to the research.

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Killer Whale Who Carried Dead Calf for 17 Days Is Pregnant Again

In 2018, we all watched with broken hearts as a mother orca carried her dead newborn for 17 days as she grieved the loss of her calf. Now, that orca (most often called "killer whale") is pregnant again, researchers announced Monday.

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Tired of Working From Home? Barbados Offering Non-Residents to Live, Work Remotely for a Year

Thanks to a new visa, its 12-month Welcome Stamp, visitors can stay in Barbados and work remotely in the tropical paradise for up to a year. In the face of COVID-19, government officials in the country came up with a plan to welcome the world in to its borders and help boost the economy.

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Amazing Eco-Friendly Private Island on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Is for Sale

Ever want to have your very own island? If you happen to have a spare $17 million handy, you can make that dream a reality, because that's how much it's being sold for. Pumpkin Island, which is located on Australia’s Southern Great Barrier Reef, is a private island home to an award-winning eco-retreat.

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Dogs Can Sniff Out Presence of Coronavirus in Human Saliva, German Study Reports

The study was conducted jointly with the German armed forces, the Hannover Medical School, and the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and started with a small cohort of eight dogs from Germany's armed forces who went through just a week's worth of training. After the training, they were asked to sniff out coronavirus in the saliva of around 1,000 infected and healthy people.

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