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Forecasters Warn of Iguanas Falling from Trees Due to Cold Florida Weather

Throughout the United States, people have been feeling the cold air, even in some southern states. CNN reports that areas from Louisiana to the Carolinas are seeing temperatures 10 to 15 degrees below normal. But this week, Florida residents are realizing the impact that atypically cold...
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NASA Intern Discovers Rare New Planet 3 Days Into Internship

This NASA intern made an out-of-this-world impression at his new gig. Wolf Cukier, a high school intern at NASA from Scarsdale High School in New York State, helped discover the first-ever planet that orbits two suns, CNN reports . NASA’s planet-hunting TESS mission has discovered multiple planets...
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Exxon Customers Can Soon Use Alexa to Pay for Gas from the Car

"Alexa, pay for my gas." If you have Amazon's Alexa , you probably know you can already turn on and off the lights at home, buy movie tickets and find cool restaurant recommendations. Now, drivers will soon be able to use Alexa to pay for gas while sitting in their vehicle. Alexa will now pay for...
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Newlyweds Flip a Coin To Decide Whose Last Name To Take

A Florida bride and groom have started their marriage by leaving their surname up to chance. Jeff Conley and Darcy Ward waited until they were at the altar to let a coin toss decide whose name they would both take going forward, reported the Tallahassee Democrat . At the altar, the couple flipped a...
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CDC: Puppies May Be Making People Sick

While you may be tempted to hug and kiss every puppy you come across, you may want to hold off on all that puppy love for now. 2019 is ending on a bit of a sad note as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the public against the cutest of culprits: puppies. OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people...
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This Painful Toilet Is Designed to Maximize Office Productivity

A startup company wants to flush your bathroom breaks down the drain. In an effort to cut down the time employees spend sitting in a stall, a British firm has come up with a toilet that’s tilted at a lower angle to make long periods on the porcelain throne uncomfortable, reported the New York Post...
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Say That Again! The Most Mispronounced Words of 2019

A nuclear disaster, a presidential candidate and an outspoken teenager were just a few of the hardest words to pronounce in America this year. Language learning app Babbel came up with the list of frequently butchered terms by working with the US Captioning Company, which subtitles all real-time...
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Women Who Exercise May Live Longer, Study Says

A new study has found that women who exercise vigorously appear to live longer, reported “ Today .” Women who exercise appear to live longer, study finds https://t.co/AESQruSvpn — TODAY (@TODAYshow) December 9, 2019 More specifically, physically active women had less of a chance of dying from heart...
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Arizona Man Registers Bees as Service Animals

An Arizona man is causing a sting for his service animal. David Keller thinks people are taking advantage of the relative ease it is to declare a pet as a service animal, so he registered a swarm of bees to prove his point, according to the New York Post. Arizona man registers swarm of bees as...
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Your Smart TV May Be Spying on You, FBI Warns

With the holiday season continuing and Cyber Monday having just passed, many are buying gifts. But shoppers beware. The FBI reported that if you purchased a smart TV on Black Friday or are looking to buy one, there are a few things to consider before bringing the new set into your living room. The...
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