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E! Online
2 Tortoises Totally Had Sex Right in the Middle of NYFWWhen we die, please engrave on our tombstones: "Here Lies Someone Who Once Took
2 Tortoises Totally Had Sex Right in the Middle of NYFW
E! Online / Posted an hour ago
When we die, please engrave on our tombstones: "Here Lies Someone Who Once Took Great Pleasure in Writing About 2 Turtles Having Sex at NYFW." This story is peak career for us. So don't you just hate it when you're at New York Fashion Week and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Connie Savage, 82 and homeless worries she'll end up on cold winter streets of JacksonvilleIn a cookie-cutter Days Inn hotel room off Atlantic Boulevard, the most necessa
Connie Savage, 82 and homeless worries she'll end up on cold winter streets of Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted an hour ago
In a cookie-cutter Days Inn hotel room off Atlantic Boulevard, the most necessary pieces of Connie Savage’s life pepper the furniture: two red yarn balls, an assortment of shoes, her suitcases of clothes and a weekly medication organizer. One double... Read more
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Salon.com
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 m
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 millio
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Air Force Times / Posted 2 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsFORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 m
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 hours ago
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsMilitary bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation fu
Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 hours ago
Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Fort Stewart gets $2 million in conservation fundingFORT STEWART — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in
Fort Stewart gets $2 million in conservation funding
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 hours ago
FORT STEWART — Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened species, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack... Read more
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Daily Mail
Desert-themed NYFW show interrupted by a pair of tortoises matingNew York Fashion Week begins with a bang! Desert-themed show is interrupted by
Desert-themed NYFW show interrupted by a pair of tortoises mating
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
New York Fashion Week begins with a bang! Desert-themed show is interrupted by a pair of giant tortoises having sex on the catwalk The African tortoises roamed around freely on the sand-covered runway Models stood still on the runway that was set... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Peter Rhodes: Mumbling Valley « Shropshire StarONE supermarket chain is reducing the price of oysters to just 25p each for Val
Peter Rhodes: Mumbling Valley « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 hours ago
ONE supermarket chain is reducing the price of oysters to just 25p each for Valentine's Day. If you've never tried them, it's best to do it before you hear the verdict of Frank Skinner (you may wish to stop reading at this point): “It's like licking... Read more
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TechCrunch
SEO Doesn’t Have To Be A Shot In The DarkTo many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their
SEO Doesn’t Have To Be A Shot In The Dark
TechCrunch / Posted 7 hours ago
To many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their company’s back burner. With features to launch and customers to support, the idea of spending time fiddling with your title tags can seem like a fool’s errand. That’s... Read more
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TechCrunch
SEO Doesn’t Have To Be A Shot In The DarkTo many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their
SEO Doesn’t Have To Be A Shot In The Dark
TechCrunch / Posted 8 hours ago
To many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their company’s back burner. With features to launch and customers to support, the idea of spending time fiddling with your title tags can seem like a fool’s errand. That’s... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your ProfitsIt’s no surprise that we live in a fast-paced society where most of us crave in
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
It’s no surprise that we live in a fast-paced society where most of us crave instant results and gratification. Consider your toe-tapping impatience when a web page takes several seconds to load instead of appearing instantly, or how your anxiety... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your ProfitsIt’s no surprise that we live in a fast-paced society where most of us crave in
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits
Entrpreneur / Posted 12 hours ago
It’s no surprise that we live in a fast-paced society where most of us crave instant results and gratification. Consider your toe-tapping impatience when a web page takes several seconds to load instead of appearing instantly, or how your anxiety... Read more
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Orange County Register
President Obama to designate 3 spots in the California desert as national monumentsWhile President Barack Obama is in Southern California Friday, he will establis
President Obama to designate 3 spots in the California desert as national monuments
Orange County Register / Posted 18 hours ago
While President Barack Obama is in Southern California Friday, he will establish three national monuments covering almost 2 million acres in the Mojave Desert and bypassing similar legislation that has languished for years in Congress. The White... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jennifer Garner grabs a coffee to go with her blonde gal palMake-up free Jennifer Garner steps out in skintight leggings showcasing slim pi
Jennifer Garner grabs a coffee to go with her blonde gal pal
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Make-up free Jennifer Garner steps out in skintight leggings showcasing slim pins grabbing coffee with blonde gal pal It was very recently she testified to the Kentucky House committee on behalf of Save the Children . But it was back to her regular... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Reeling it in: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' hits its mark‘King Fu Panda 3’ DreamWorks Animation 1 hour, 35 minutes I think what makes
Reeling it in: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' hits its mark
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
‘King Fu Panda 3’ DreamWorks Animation 1 hour, 35 minutes I think what makes Po, Jack Black’s titular pugilist panda in the “Kung Fu Panda” movies, so ridiculously likeable is that he is such a fan. It’s that same enthusiasm that makes Jimmy... Read more
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Football365
Tottenham: The title race's other fairytaleShare this Page “I don’t want to joke about that, but there’s a lot of media i
Tottenham: The title race's other fairytale
Football365 / Posted yesterday
Share this Page “I don’t want to joke about that, but there’s a lot of media interest in Liverpool, with Klopp, Mourinho – a difficult start in the league, it’s never happened with him. It’s different things and maybe for us it’s good” – Mauricio... Read more
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PhysOrg
The third sister: Long-suspected third desert tortoise species proven to exist in MexicoA tortoise of the new species Gopherus evgoodei is in Tropical Deciduous Forest
The third sister: Long-suspected third desert tortoise species proven to exist in Mexico
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A tortoise of the new species Gopherus evgoodei is in Tropical Deciduous Forest (Rancho La Sierrita near Alamos, Sonora, Mexico). Credit: General Collective of the Mexican Tortoise Project The huge variability among the desert tortoise populations of... Read more
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CNN
Cliven and Ammon Bundy: Family history of fighting fedsThe land in Clark County, Nevada, became federally protected in 1989 after the
Cliven and Ammon Bundy: Family history of fighting feds
CNN / Posted yesterday
The land in Clark County, Nevada, became federally protected in 1989 after the government declared the Mojave Desert tortoise an endangered species. That effectively put an end to livestock grazing there. Most ranchers left. The Bundys stayed and... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
CROW Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises presented by CROW Volunteer CalendarCROW Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises presented by CROW VolunteerThu, Februar
CROW Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises presented by CROW Volunteer Calendar
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
CROW Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises presented by CROW VolunteerThu, February 11, 2016 @ 11:00AM 11 a.m. (Adults: $7, Teens: $5, 12 and under: Free) Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises presented by CROW Volunteer The life of a Gopher Tortoise... Read more
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CTV News
Research group led by Canadian curator finds new tortoise species in MexicoTORONTO -- A group of international researchers led by a curator from the Royal
Research group led by Canadian curator finds new tortoise species in Mexico
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
TORONTO -- A group of international researchers led by a curator from the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto says it has discovered a new species of tortoise in northern Mexico. After decades of study, the team uncovered what was previously thought to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apartEven with rock 'n' roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still
Songwriting sets Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett apart
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Even with rock 'n' roll on the outskirts of popular music today, you can still pass by thousands of garages pulsing with the sharp, guitar-based sound favored by Courtney Barnett and her band. What sets Barnett apart, and earned the 28-year-old... Read more
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Calgary Sun
In the race to unite Alberta's right, conservatives can't afford to napIt’s a fabulously famous fable that may prove useful for those with a stake in
In the race to unite Alberta's right, conservatives can't afford to nap
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
It’s a fabulously famous fable that may prove useful for those with a stake in Alberta’s unite-the-right movement. The Tortoise and the Hare. A slow-moving tale of determination versus arrogance. Here’s a quick refresher: The much-taunted tortoise... Read more
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examiner.com
No ‘monkeying around’ when pairing value wine with Chinese foodThe complexities, variance and spices of traditional Chinese cooking have somet
No ‘monkeying around’ when pairing value wine with Chinese food
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
The complexities, variance and spices of traditional Chinese cooking have sometimes been known to scare off even the most intrepid wine drinkers and purveyors. Like the mythical Nian, running in terror from a child clad in red, the world of wine... Read more
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Daily Mail
Footage shows pilot whale drowned by hunters as pod is killed in Japan'Murderers' in their killing cove: Shocking footage shows wealthy hunters slaug
Footage shows pilot whale drowned by hunters as pod is killed in Japan
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
'Murderers' in their killing cove: Shocking footage shows wealthy hunters slaughtering desperate pilot whale in Japan as the rest of its pod are drowned or kidnapped and 'sold for £140,000' Thousands of whales and dolphins are killed in Taiji cove,... Read more
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guardian-series
Elephant and tortoise sculpture commemorating old factory unveiledAround 250 people attended the unveiling of a new art installation commemoratin
Elephant and tortoise sculpture commemorating old factory unveiled
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Around 250 people attended the unveiling of a new art installation commemorating an old factory which made substitute ivory and tortoiseshell. The Elephant and the Tortoise, a unique two-metre tall sculpture, was opened in a ceremony on Saturday... Read more
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Weekly Times
Murray the place to pull in 1.2m codTHE Murray River is the hot spot for Murray cod, while King George whiting are
Murray the place to pull in 1.2m cod
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
THE Murray River is the hot spot for Murray cod, while King George whiting are on the bite in our bays and yellowtail kingfish dominate offshore reports. Jim Credlin at Swan Hill says the Murray River is producing Murray cod to 1.2m and yellowbelly... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
No. 3 spot ideal to help Rohit unearth suitable style for Test cricketVirat Kohli and Rohit Sharma starred in India’s strong batting performance in A
No. 3 spot ideal to help Rohit unearth suitable style for Test cricket
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma starred in India’s strong batting performance in Australia but only one of that pair has conquered all three formats. Kohli has gone from strength to strength in all forms of the game; his Test performances are littered... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sharon Stone, 57, shows off lithe legs in skinny jeansWinning in the Casino of life! as she steps out with sharp-dressed sidekick S
Sharon Stone, 57, shows off lithe legs in skinny jeans
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Winning in the Casino of life! as she steps out with sharp-dressed sidekick She has always been somewhat blessed in the beauty department. And even at 57-years-old Sharon Stone seems to be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hilary Duff playfully kicks her ex in Hawaii after finalising divorcePICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Hilary Duff playfully kicks ex Mike Comrie during family hol
Hilary Duff playfully kicks her ex in Hawaii after finalising divorce
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Hilary Duff playfully kicks ex Mike Comrie during family holiday in Hawaii just days after finalising divorce Their divorce was finalised just last week. And despite the split, Hilary Duff certainly still seems to have fun with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kids give their pet goldfish a touching toilet bowl funeral'God... help Spot to stay good': Kids, ages 6 and 4, give their pet goldfish a
Kids give their pet goldfish a touching toilet bowl funeral
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'God... help Spot to stay good': Kids, ages 6 and 4, give their pet goldfish a touching toilet bowl funeral Liam, 6, and Piper, 4, said a few words at Spot's small funeral attended by his immediate family in the bathroom of their Seneca home on... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
ASU open houses: 7 must-see events in FebruaryMore than 20,000 visitors expected as events offer visitors a sneak peek at wha
ASU open houses: 7 must-see events in February
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
More than 20,000 visitors expected as events offer visitors a sneak peek at what goes on at Arizona State University Arizona State University is throwing the doors open and giving a sneak peek at what goes on in the labs and classrooms at its annual... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fisherman captures five-metre great white brushing against boatGoPro video captured by fisherman shows terrifying moment a huge five-metre Gre
Fisherman captures five-metre great white brushing against boat
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
GoPro video captured by fisherman shows terrifying moment a huge five-metre Great White barges his boat - before he put his hand in the water to film it circling him Michael Muscat of Bermagui Game Fishing Charters took the footage The crew were... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lightwire Theater, an 'America's Got Talent' semifinalist, to light up ZoellnerMarvin the Mouse is being bullied. But by taking a chance and a trip into outer
Lightwire Theater, an 'America's Got Talent' semifinalist, to light up Zoellner
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Marvin the Mouse is being bullied. But by taking a chance and a trip into outer space, he is able to become a hero and learn to celebrate everyone's differences. The uplifting story is told in a dark theater, with larger-than-life characters... Read more
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Sports Grid
Tom Brady Gets No Respect: Puppy Bowl Has Deflategate SceneOne would think that the Puppy Bowl would be free from the most tiresome meme i
Tom Brady Gets No Respect: Puppy Bowl Has Deflategate Scene
Sports Grid / Posted 4 days ago
One would think that the Puppy Bowl would be free from the most tiresome meme in the NFL this season, but one would be wrong. Ref (holds up nearly-flat toy football): Who’s responsible for this? Kent: Tom Brady. Yep, there was a random Deflategate... Read more
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BBC News
Australian zoo fears for missing endangered tortoise - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Australian zoo fears for missing endangered tortoise
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Australian zoo fears for... Read more
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BBC News
Buyer returns rare tortoise stolen from Australia zoo - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Buyer returns rare tortoise stolen from Australia zoo
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Buyer returns rare tortoise... Read more
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Yahoo News
Bernie Sanders and Larry David Appear Side-By-Side on Saturday Night Live Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live last night and got to appear alongside
Bernie Sanders and Larry David Appear Side-By-Side on Saturday Night Live
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live last night and got to appear alongside his political doppelganger, Bernie Sanders. In a sketch that placed the lookalikes on the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Furballs on the field: Puppy Bowl always a tail-waggerNEW YORK — If Peyton Manning bit the ref, he'd spend Sunday's Super Bowl on the
Furballs on the field: Puppy Bowl always a tail-wagger
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK — If Peyton Manning bit the ref, he'd spend Sunday's Super Bowl on the bench. But there are no penalties called for the cuddly canines playing in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl XII. "Touchdown! That was quite a drive," referee Dan Schachner... Read more
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Daily Herald
Puppy Bowl: 84 dogs, 315 poo bags and a lot of peanut butterPuppies tumble, kittens dance, America awwwwwws. If the Puppy Bowl is not your
Puppy Bowl: 84 dogs, 315 poo bags and a lot of peanut butter
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Puppies tumble, kittens dance, America awwwwwws. If the Puppy Bowl is not your favorite Super Bowl tradition yet, do you even have a heart? What once was a semi-laughable idea meant to entertain the children and bored chip-munchers of game-day... Read more
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Reuters
Prolonged oil slump sparks second wave of cuts to 2016 budgetsA pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014.
Prolonged oil slump sparks second wave of cuts to 2016 budgets
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Less than two months into the year, the top U.S. shale oil companies have already cut their budget for 2016 a second time as the relentless drop in oil prices continues to... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayMilitary personnel stands guard outside Levi's Stadium before today’s NFL Super
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Military personnel stands guard outside Levi's Stadium before today’s NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Good morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Puppy Bowl: Team Fluff v Team RuffTeam Fluff battles Team Ruff for the title on the Animal Planet channel. Photo
The Puppy Bowl: Team Fluff v Team Ruff
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Team Fluff battles Team Ruff for the title on the Animal Planet channel. Photo / Animal Planet Puppies tumble, kittens dance, America awwwwwws. If the Puppy Bowl is not your favorite Super Bowl tradition yet, do you even have a heart? What once was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Prolonged oil slump sparks second wave of cuts to 2016 budgetsREUTERS: Less than two months into the year, the top U.S. shale oil companies h
Prolonged oil slump sparks second wave of cuts to 2016 budgets
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
REUTERS: Less than two months into the year, the top U.S. shale oil companies have already cut their budget for 2016 a second time as the relentless drop in oil prices continues to erode their cash flow. With oil prices firmly wedged in the low... Read more
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Business Insider
Cam Newton is now the best football player on the planet, and the NFL will never be the sameThe world has a new greatest football player. It is not Tom Brady, who is stil
Cam Newton is now the best football player on the planet, and the NFL will never be the same
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
The world has a new greatest football player. It is not Tom Brady, who is still great, but is getting older and has the mobility of a tortoise. It is not Aaron Rodgers, who looked nearly unstoppable a year ago, but regressed this season. And it is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Holy Crab! Fearless Australian Poses With Massive Coconut CrabMark Pierrot Pierrot needed two hands to lift the crab, whose massive pincers
Holy Crab! Fearless Australian Poses With Massive Coconut Crab
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Mark Pierrot Pierrot needed two hands to lift the crab, whose massive pincers are used for digging into coconuts. Photo by Larry Madin, ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Photo by Larry Madin, ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Photo by... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Mike Tanier's Super Bowl Preview and PredictionThe Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 by way of two ve
Mike Tanier's Super Bowl Preview and Prediction
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers reached Super Bowl 50 by way of two very different paths. To understand who will arrive at their destination, you have to understand the journey. Four Years of Last-Ditch Efforts John Elway faced a rapidly... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Orienteers complete ice challenge in the dark!Just staying on your feet was important as staying on track when around 80 Ori
Orienteers complete ice challenge in the dark!
Forres Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Just staying on your feet was important as staying on track when around 80 Orienteers Alan Halliday and Kathryn Barr at the start of the course. local orienteers gathered on an icy Forres Golf Course last Wednesday night. Children’s cancer charity... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
84 dogs, 315 poo bags: Making the Puppy BowlWhat once was a semi-laughable idea meant to entertain the children and bored c
84 dogs, 315 poo bags: Making the Puppy Bowl
The Gadsden Times / Posted 5 days ago
What once was a semi-laughable idea meant to entertain the children and bored chip-munchers of game-day parties is now our country's most adorable pastime. And this year, you can watch it six times in a row: Puppy Bowl XII will air on Animal Planet... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Grave concerns' held for rare tortoise stolen from Perth ZooRare Perth Zoo radiated tortoise stolen, fears animal could be sold on black ma
'Grave concerns' held for rare tortoise stolen from Perth Zoo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Rare Perth Zoo radiated tortoise stolen, fears animal could be sold on black market A critically endangered tortoise, highly sought after by wildlife traffickers because of its unusual star-shaped shell, has been stolen from Perth Zoo. The... Read more
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