News From Above

Lady calls 911 due to bad pizza

■    A North Carolina woman called the 911 emergency line to report that Subway had given her a flatbread pizza made with marinara sauce instead of pizza sauce. 'It's terrible, and I got my receipt" Bevalente Hall, 37, told 911 ...
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marijuana

Troubling news for young stoners

The "stoner" stereotype isn't just a myth. Heavy use of marijuana in the teenage years dulls intelligence—and the loss of IQ points may last for life, according to a new study. Researchers tested the IQs of more than 1,000 New ...
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Lottery winners give back

■    A Missouri couple have used their record lottery winnings to improve their hometown. Mark and Cindy Hill have spent chunks of their $293 million fortune on the town of Camden Point buying it a new firehouse and baseball field, ...
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U.S. debt

How U.S. debt went out of control

How did the U.S. debt get so high? The crucial turning point came back in 2001, said Lori Montgomery. At the time, Uncle Sam was actually running surpluses, and “the outlook was so rosy” that forecasters were predicting the U.S ...
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Planes disappear in Germany

Bratislava, Slovakia At least a dozen planes briefly disappeared from Central European radar screens on two occasions last week, and nobody knows why. Air traffic controllers in Slovakia, Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic reported that radar information on positions ...
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Eyeball Licking

Eyeball Licking -Japanese Craze

Japanese schoolchildren have been swept up in a new craze— eyeball licking. The bizarre practice, known as "worming" supposedly is an expression of intimacy, and was sparked by a music video in which a woman licks the lead singer's eye ...
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Qatar’s weighty problem

The emirate isn't just the world's richest country, it's also one of the fattest. Half of adults and a third of children are obese, and almost 17 percent of the native population suffers from diabetes. By comparison, about a third ...
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Giant snails

Miami South Florida is battling a growing infestation of one of the world’s most destructive invasive species: the giant African land snail. At least 1,000 of the snails are being caught each week \ in Miami-Dade County, and a total ...
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Oakland Zoo Auctioning Off Artwork By Animals

The Oakland Zoo RAISED money for conservation by auctioning artwork created by giraffes, bats, elephants and other resident animals. Thirty-two works of art by more than 20 species are on auction on eBay. Click here to view the current auctions ...
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Biggest Gender Reveal Ever

Biggest Gender Reveal Ever

In the biggest gender reveal ever, Jaren Garcia and his wife have taken the common baby gender reveal to entirely new heights.... Over 15,000 feet high to be precise! In this video you can see the Garcia's friends and family ...
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