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Millions of Spiders Invade Tennessee Town

Imagine waking up to your worst fear.... A spider in your bed!!! Well, residents in Memphis, Tenn. woke up this week to MILLIONS of them. In fact the entire town of Memphis, TN has been overrun by the 8-legged invaders ...
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Cockroaches And Global Warming

Studies have shown that cockroaches break wind on the average of every 15 minutes. Even after death they will continue to release methane for up to 18 hours. In a global scale, insect flatulence is estimated to account for 20% ...
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Shell Shocking Breakup After 115 Years Together

After a century of marital bliss, the world's longest romance appears to be over. Bibi and Poldi—a pair of Galapagos giant tortoises—are no longer on speaking terms after a century together. Keepers at the Reptile Zoo in Klagenfurt, Austria, say ...
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Why insomnia makes you eat

The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to be overweight. Now, The New York Times reports, scientists have discovered one reason why: Sleep loss causes changes in the brain that make you crave high-calorie foods and weakens ...
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Elephant and dog

Elephant’s Best Friend

■    Dogs are supposed to be man's best friend, but a black Labrador has become the inseparable pal of an elephant living in a Myrtle Beach, S.C., safari park. The 32-year-old pachyderm Bubbles has formed a bond with Bella, a ...
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Blood sugar and dementia

Blood sugar and dementia

High blood sugar doesn’t just increase your risk of developing diabetes—studies have also shown a link between blood sugar and dementia. Researchers tracked the blood glucose levels of more than 2,000 older adults for seven years and found that those ...
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OJ + cookies = trouble

■ O.J. Simpson was caught red-handed trying to steal more than a dozen cookies from a Nevada prison cafeteria, says the National Enquirer. The former gridiron great who is serving 33 years for armed robbery, was walking to his cell ...
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A Dementia Epidemic

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are afflicting far more Americans than ever before. An alarming new report by the Alzheimer’s Association shows that one in three seniors have dementia when they die, and deaths from the disease increased nearly ...
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Cat runs for senate – comes in 3rd place

■    A cat that ran for the U.S. Senate in Virginia received about 7,000 write-in votes in last week's election, according to his owners. That means Hank, who hails from Springfield, Va., can claim third place behind Democratic victor Tim ...
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A body of water

■    Tourists at a Los Angeles hotel were distressed to learn they'd been drinking, bathing, and brushing their teeth with water from a rooftop tank in which a dead body had been decomposing. The body was discovered by a maintenance ...
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