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Monkey Bites Woman Outside Pizza Shop in California

A California woman was bit by a capuchin monkey outside Antonious Pizza in Beaumont. A local woman named Wendelin Ringel was sitting at a table outside with her three monkeys, two capuchins and one tamarin, she told Tricia Moreno they were her therapy pets, according to KABC. Suddenly, one monkey darted away from its owner, as seen on a surveillance video of the event. The 38-year-old woman suffered... 

Woman Dies on US Airways Redeye Flight to Phoenix from Honolulu

A woman passenger on an US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu died after a suffering an unknown medical emergency. The incident happened on US Airways Flight 693, an overnight “redeye” flight that left Honolulu Tuesday night before arriving in Phoenix shortly around 7 a.m,. local time. The plane was a Boeing 757, according to US Airways. The airport was notified of the emergency during... 

17-year old Boy in India has 232 Teeth Extracted

A 17-year old boy in India had 232 teeth extracted in a seven-hour long surgery. Ashik Gavai sought medical help for swelling on the right side of his lower jaw, something he had been suffering from for 18 months. He travelled to the city from his village after local doctors failed to identify the cause of the problem. He was finally referred to the city’s JJ hospital, where they found he was... 

Seattle Man Sets House on Fire Trying to Kill Spider with Homemade Blowtorch

People will go to the extreme to kill a spider if it’s seen inside their house. A Seattle man set his house on fire using a homemade blowtorch in an attempt to get rid of a spider. Fire officials in West Seattle said a man found a spider in his laundry room and tried to kill it using a lighter and spray paint. The homemade blowtorch then made the wall catch fire, and after an attempt to stop... 

Texas Mansion Falling off Cliff into Lake Whitney

A vacant luxury house on a cliff located at Lake Whitney in Texas has started to collapse into the water. The edge of the 4,000 square foot house on Overlook Court was dangling about 75 feet above Lake Whitney shoreline after part of it had broken off. Soil and other debris could be seen falling from the foundation of the home. Chief Deputy Mark Wilson confirmed that another chunk of the house broke... 

Kids React to Old Computers: Fine Bros YouTube Video Proves How Far Computers Have Come

The Fine Brothers, who have the popular series “Kids React to …” on YouTube, recently asked kids ages 6-13 to react to the Apple II. The kids first were shocked about the size of the Apple II computer. Then they struggled to turn it on, tapping on the monitor and waiting for it to do something, until the moderator informed them that the power button was on the back. They then learned... 

75-year old Man Beats Wife to Death Over Vegetarian Meal

A 75-year-old man beat his wife to death because she served him a vegetarian dinner. Noor Hussain was so outraged over the vegetarian meal that he beat his wife, Nazar Hussain, 66-years-old, with a stick until she was a “bloody mess,” according to prosecutors and court papers obtained by the New York Post. “Defendant asked [his wife] to cook goat and [his wife] said she made something else,”... 

Teaser Trailer Released for Live-Remake of Disney’s Cinderella Set for Theaters March 2015

Disney released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live-remake feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, Cinderella. And teaser it certainly is. In the video is starts with a tight zoom on the iconic glass slipper before zooming out to reveal the entire shoe. A butterfly is flying around before landing on the slipper and becoming a golden accent. Cinderella will be directed by Kenneth Branagh.... 

College Students Find $40,000 inside $20 Couch, then Return it to 91-Year-Old Woman

Three college roommates at SUNY New Paltz in New York bought a used couch for $20 and ended up finding $40,000 cash stashed away inside. Third-year geology student Reese Werkhoven, Mount Holyoke College graduate Cally Guasti and SUNY New Paltz graduate Lara Russo were sitting on their new couch for the first time, when Werkhoven found a plastic envelope under the couch’s patchy arm. “I almost... 

How Dirty is Money? Researchers Found 3,000 Types of Bacteria on 80 $1 Bills

So how dirty is that money you are carrying around in your wallet? A recent study identified 3,000 types of bacteria on $1 bills from a Manhattan bank. According to the study conducted by New York University’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, most of the bacteria found was unsurprisingly microbes found on the skin, while others matched those found in mouths. The study found one bacteria... 
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