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Monday, May 15, 2017 at 01:13 PM EDT
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By Andrea Swalec

This Girl Loved a Burrito So Much She Took Wedding Photos With It

What if you loved a burrito so much you married it? A teenager in Loudoun County,...View gallery

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Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:28 AM EDT

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Frustrated with his ever-growing weight that peaked at 675 pounds, Ronnie Brower began dieting and working out on his way to losing an astounding 458 pounds. His four-year fitness journey, chronicled on...

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance...

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 01:01 PM EDT

‘Niagara Falls’ of Feces Floods NJ Woman’s Home

‘Niagara Falls’ of Feces Floods NJ Woman’s Home

A broken sewer line sent raw sewage flowing out of a basement toilet and bathtub this week in Aberdeen, New Jersey. Owner Eloise Smart-Loadholt described a "river of feces" flowing non-stop throughout the...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

A self-proclaimed Nazi officially became Isidore Heath Hitler with a name change that took effect this week. MyCentralJersey.com reported Hitler's name officially changed from Isidore Heath Campbell on Monday...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 09:49 AM EDT

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs agents in Philadelphia say they found 8 grams of heroin stuffed inside a congratulatory greeting card addressed to someone in Washington, D.C. The card was shipped from the Netherlands, officials...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

A Twitter user's joking request for help to getting free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year has earned him a spot in the record books. As of Tuesday morning, Carter Wilkerson, @carterjwm, had more than 3.43...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:12 PM EDT

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

Bear Visits Conn. Woman's Home, Paws at Back Door

A resident of Stagecoach Road in Avon, Connecticut, received an unexpected visitor last week. A black bear showed up on the woman's back deck Wednesday morning while the homeowner was making brownies. The...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 07:15 PM EDT

Colonel Sanders Pens KFC Romance Novella for Mother's Day

Colonel Sanders Pens KFC Romance Novella for Mother's Day

Colonel Sanders is the author of a new KFC romance novella, "Tender Wings of Desire," being offered for free ahead of Mother's Day.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:16 AM EDT

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Accidental Discovery Inspires Crayola's New Blue Crayon

Crayola's new crayon color will be based on a blue pigment discovered in 2009. Scientists at Oregon State University accidentally discovered the brilliant blue hue when they were experimenting with materials...

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