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Mama Wombat Gets Hit By A Car, Then Woman Finds 4-Month-Old Baby Alive Inside Her Pouch

With the internet so easily accessible on our phones, it isn’t hard for just about anything and anyone to become internet famous. Wemight sometimes feel like certain people don’t deserve that fame, though we can agree that all animals deserve to become internet celebrities. That is why George the wombat is so perfect! George’s story starts out pretty tragically. When he was just 4 months old, his mother was struck…

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Dad Sees Strange Lump Stuck In Soccer Net, Then Realizes Its An Owl Struggling To Free Itself

A father was on his way to his son’s soccer game, when something quite unexpected happened. There was a brown figure twitching inside a nearby soccer net. That feathery lump ended up being a poor owl, caught up in the net between two goal posts. The little guy seemed frightened, but help wasn’t too far away. Two men and several bystanders were on the scene. One man held a small…

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No joke: 6 times comedy changed the way we live

(CNN)There’s only one rule in comedy, most comedians will tell you. It must be funny. But those on the listening end don’t always agree. Take what happened to comedic screen siren Mae West in 1926 after she dared to write and star in a Broadway play titled “Sex”: She was sentenced to 10 days in a woman’s workhouse and fined $500 on obscenity charges. Of course, times change. Some 70…

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PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics: Countdown begins with one year to go

(CNN)There has been political turmoil, protests and scandal in South Korea — but with one year to go until the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics the country is hoping that one of the world’s biggest sporting events can help restore national pride. From February 9 to 25, 2018, the city of PyeongChang will welcome nearly 3,000 athletes from nearly 100 nations for the first Winter Olympics to be held…

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Glassdoor ranks the 20 best employee benefits and perks

Employees work in a fun, relaxed environment at Pinterest Headquarters in San Francisco, California.Image: kim kulis/corbis via getty images Unlimited vacation and ping-pong tables won’t solve every workplace problem, but employee perks and benefits still can help with the mood at an office. SEE ALSO: Facebook Interns Probably Make More Money Than You Jobs site Glassdoor released a list of 20 companies that are offering unique perks. The list not…

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The Super Bowl showed everyone just how little they know about probability, and really, math

Image: Shutterstock / ImageFlow On Sunday night, the Patriots completed the most improbable comeback in Super Bowl history. Which is to say: It wasn’t impossible. Yes, a few pundits predicted the Patriots were done, but they’re pundits. People who were crunching the numbers never ruled the Patriots outeven though, to many, it seemed like they did. This is election night 2.0 the impossible has happened again #Trump #Patriots pic.twitter.com/L2bzeYPWjf Travis…

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Man Tries To Record An Octopus Underwater, But Then It Wraps A Tentacle Around His Selfie Stick

While we may have amazing relationships with our cats and dogs, it can be hard to predict how our encounters with other kinds of creatures might go. This diver had the amazing luck of being able to swim with a pod of orca Like our Page Share on Facebook Share on Facebook More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAffilate Trax (Powerful Software + Step-By-Step Affiliate Training) Affiliate Trax, Powerful…

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Carly Fiorina on Virginia Senate run: ‘I’m certainly looking at that opportunity’

(CNN)Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Monday told a local Virginia radio show that she’s considering running for the U.S. Senate seat in Virginia in 2018. Asked on the John Fredericks Show if she would run for Senate, Fiorina said, “Well, I don’t know yet, John. Sorry, I’m not gonna make a big announcement on your show.” “Look, I’m certainly looking at that opportunity,” she added. “It’s a little…

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Trumpolicy: Day 19

Washington (CNN)On day 19, the Trump administration is beginning to defend the travel ban. The 9th Circuit Court began hearing oral arguments conducted via telephone on Tuesday. Three federal judges heard arguments in a case brought by attorneys general of Washington and Minnesota. The states want the travel ban suspension to remain in place. The Trump administration, citing terrorism concerns, wants it to remain in place. NEW ON DAY 19…

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‘Battlestar Galactica’ actor Richard Hatch dies

(CNN)Actor Richard Hatch, who was known for his role as Captain Apollo in the TV series “Battlestar Galactica,” died Tuesday, according to his manager Michael Kaliski. Hatch died at around 1:30 p.m. in Santa Clarita, California, with his son, Paul, by his side, Kaliski said. The 71-year-old actor had been battling pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from his family. In the original “Battlestar Galactica” series that ran from 1978-1979,…

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CNN 10 – February 8, 2017

February 8, 2017 The East China Sea and the South China Sea are two of the stops on today’s show. Understand why islands in these areas are disputed. After some constitutional trivia, we’re reporting on a historic, tiebreaking vote in the U.S. Senate. And we’re examining whether virtual reality technology will live up to its hype. TRANSCRIPT CARL AZUZ, CNN 10 ANCHOR: You found our Wednesday broadcast of CNN 10,…

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Power Ranking My Five Most Mortifying Moments Of 2016

If you were born in the 90s, then you are likely familiar with Anna Nalicks post-breakup ballad Breathe. Despite it being a fleeting hit, the lyrics of this song have stayed with me for years: Writing has been my exercise of choice when trying to process all the emotions that make existence challenging. Of all the emotions that have left me wide awake – embarrassment is the most paralyzing. So,…

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The New England Patriots players are the absolute #FamilyGoals

Tom Brady and his daughter, Vivian.Image: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Once again, the New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions. After faltering early in Super Bowl LI, the Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime. A comeback of such epic proportions warrants an equally epic celebration. Luckily, the Patriots did not disappoint, with photos capturing plenty of beautiful moments players shared with their families after the…

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The Super Bowl can’t escape politics any more

If you didn’t think Lady Gaga’s performance was political, you weren’t paying attention.Image: Dave Shopland/BPI/REX/Shutterstock These are turbulent times in America, and even the Super Bowl can’t escape the political drama. SEE ALSO: Some longtime Super Bowl advertisers will take part from the sidelines this year The historically and intentionally non-offensive event (Exhibit A: Super Bowl XXIII’s halftime show featuring the magician Elvis Presto) hit a political high Sunday. Remember…

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A bright green meteor surprised people across the Midwest U.S. Monday

A meteor streaks through the sky above Wisconsin on Feb. 6, 2017.Image: University of wisconsin A bright fireball lit up dark midwinter skies above Illinois, Wisconsin and a handful of other states early Monday. Videos show the green meteor moving slowly from southwest to northeast at around 2:30 a.m. ET Monday. SEE ALSO: Dashcam catches mystery fireball lighting up sky over Scotland According to reports posted on the American Meteor…

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For third time this winter, the North Pole will warm to near melting point

Hurricane-force low pressure system seen on Feb. 6, 2016.Image: nasa worldview An extraordinarily powerful storm system is spinning across the North Atlantic Ocean, just southeast of Greenland. Together with long-term climate change and other transitory weather systems, it is setting the stage for a dramatic and unusual warmup at the North Pole this week. For the third time this winter, such a storm is likely to vault unusually warm air…

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Archaeologists Pull Up Attic Floor And Discover 384-Year-Old Grocery List

When we think of history, we tend to think of the big events: Wars, revolutions, rulers, and sweeping changes. But of course, there was everyday life back then, too. People lived their ordinary lives just like we do, taking care of their families, spending time with friends, and running errands. Recently, a little slice of that ordinary life was discovered in Kent, England. Archaeologists were looking for pieces of history…

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Of microbes and machines: How art and science fuse in bio-art

(CNN)There is science in art — the alchemy of paint, the binary codes computing away in a camera, the expressive anatomy in portraiture and sculpture. There is art in science — the artistic precision of the scalpel, the cool aesthetics of the laboratory, and the intimate observations undertaken by scientists to discover new materials and microbes living unseen in the world. Bio-art, an artistic genre that took hold in the…

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Unexpected mental health deaths up 50% in three years – BBC News

In 2012-13, the trusts reported a total of 2,067 unexpected deaths. By 2015-16 that had risen to 3,160. The increase comes at a time of decreased funding for mental health trusts, which provide the bulk of mental health care in England. Exclusive new analysis for Panorama from the think tank, the Health Foundation, indicates that mental health trusts in England have had their funding cut by 150m over the past…

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Is it easier to get a job if you’re Adam or Mohamed? – BBC News

‘Significant discrimination’ The fake candidates applied for 100 jobs as business managers in the competitive field of advertising sales in London. After two and a half months, Adam was offered three times more interviews than Mohamed. The two CVs were also uploaded to four job sites. Adam was contacted by five recruiters, but Mohamed only two. Prof Tariq Modood from the University of Bristol analysed the BBC’s findings. He said:…

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Audi Uses Super Bowl Ad To Tackle The Gender Pay Gap

With its minute of Americas attention during Super Bowl LI on Sunday, German automaker Audi addressed the gender pay gap that continues to plague both the U.S. and so many other countries around the world. What do I tell my daughter? Do I tell her that her grandpas worth more than her grandma? That her dad is worth more than her mom? Do I tell her that despite her education,…

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Trump Fails Again To Offer Any Proof For His ‘Voter Fraud’ Claims

President Donald Trump again failed to supply evidence to back up false claims that millions of people illegally voted in the U.S. election, this time during an interview with Fox News host Bill OReilly on Sunday. Is there any validity to the criticism of you that you say things that you cant back up factually? OReilly asked the president, who responded: But the president did not point to any actual…

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Fragile souls at the center of Trump’s spat with Australia

(CNN)As a new era begins in US foreign policy, there are around 2,500 people, the great majority of whom are refugees, closely monitoring news of these events with a very direct, very personal interest. The fate of these people, who have been held in prolonged limbo in Nauru and Papua New Guinea, hangs heavily on the future of the deal struck between the US Obama administration and Australia to resettle…

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Super Bowl immigration ads miss the mark

(CNN)There is no arena in which politics cannot intrude. First came several awards shows that featured political statements by celebrities, and then a backlash against the New England Patriots for the team’s ties to Donald Trump. And then Sunday night’s Super Bowl featured two commercials with immigration themes, one by Budweiser and the second by Pennsylvania-based 84 Lumber. Aside from injecting a contentious element into one of the few events…

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Shanghai Tower unveils world’s highest art space

(CNN)Ever since its completion last year, the Shanghai Tower has been the second tallest building on earth — just behind the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Soon it will have another accolade to its name. The 2,073 feet (632 meter) tall tower is opening the highest art space in the world. Located on the 126th floor of this 128-story building, it will feature an immersive auditory experience designed to serenade visitors…

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