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Study Finds Every Whale, Seal, And Dolphin Sampled To Have Ingested Plastic

Study Finds Every Whale, Seal, And Dolphin Sampled To Have Ingested Plastic

"It is disconcerting that we have found microplastic in the gut of every single animal we have investigated in this study."
WWI Hand Grenade Mistaken For Potato Found In Chinese Chips Factory

WWI Hand Grenade Mistaken For Potato Found In Chinese Chips Factory

The century-old grenade was still functional and Hong Kong police had to quickly detonate the device in an abandoned alley.
7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Parents Punish Him For Forgetting Bible Verses

7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Parents Punish Him For Forgetting Bible Verses

Timothy Hauschultz punished his 7-year-old son for forgetting 13 Bible verses by forcing him to undergo manual labor in the winter while his teenage son beat him.
This Week In History News, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

This Week In History News, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Nazi conspiracy theory disproven, 1960s U.N. murderer unmasked, Hitler's North American holocaust plans uncovered, mystery of Alexander the Great's death perhaps solved.
Pennsylvania Birdwatchers Find A Rare Half-Male, Half-Female Cardinal

Pennsylvania Birdwatchers Find A Rare Half-Male, Half-Female Cardinal

Jeffrey and Shirley Caldwell have been birdwatching and feeding for 25 years. They've never seen or photographed anything as rare as this.
Minnesota Man Threw Methamphetamine-Fueled ‘Death Party’ For His Dying Wife

Minnesota Man Threw Methamphetamine-Fueled ‘Death Party’ For His Dying Wife

Sending a spouse off to the great unknown is not an easy task. For the Johnson family of New Ulm, Minn., a proper end required meth, death metal, and sex.
Visitors Irreversibly Vandalized Joshua Tree National Park During Government Shutdown

Visitors Irreversibly Vandalized Joshua Tree National Park During Government Shutdown

1,235 square miles of preserved desert have been monitored by 8 personnel due to the shutdown, which has allowed visitors to essentially run wild through the park.
A Good Samaritan Picked Up The Hotel Tab For 70 Homeless People In Chicago

A Good Samaritan Picked Up The Hotel Tab For 70 Homeless People In Chicago

When a propane tank exploded at the homeless campsite, responding crews confiscated the remaining units. Fortunately, a good Samaritan took action.
New Theory On How Alexander The Great Died Suggests He Was Actually Alive Nearly A Week Following His ‘Death’

New Theory On How Alexander The Great Died Suggests He Was Actually Alive Nearly A Week Following His ‘Death’

A clinician has hailed his death the "most famous case of pseudothanatos, or false diagnosis of death, ever recorded."
Israeli Scientists Claim ‘Complete Cure For Cancer’ One Year Away

Israeli Scientists Claim ‘Complete Cure For Cancer’ One Year Away

Israeli company Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies is working on a cure for cancer that uses phage display technology — which won scientists the Nobel Prize last year.
Bronx Hospital Accidentally Pulls The Plug On The Wrong Person In A Terrible Case Of Mistaken Identity

Bronx Hospital Accidentally Pulls The Plug On The Wrong Person In A Terrible Case Of Mistaken Identity

Shirell Powell is now suing the hospital for accidentally having her sign off on a stranger's death. The experience has left her "devastated."