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Florida postal worker finds 1987 class ring at Ponce Inlet

A Florida postal worker and hobbyist metal detector found a 1987 class ring while metal detecting at Ponce Inlet. Clint Hayworth posted about the find on Facebook, reaching out to the Daytona Dig & Find Metal Detection Club for help getting the ring back to its owner. “At low tide around noon we were digging […]

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Australian farmer honors late aunt by arranging sheep into a heart

An Australian farmer arranged his sheep in the shape of a heart to pay tribute to his aunt when COVID-19 restrictions prevented him from attending her funeral. Ben Jackson said he couldn’t travel from New South Wales to Brisbane to visit his Aunt Debby during the final days of her battle with cancer or to […]

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Authorities hunt for loose alligator in Maryland

Wildlife officials in Maryland said they now are attempting to capture a loose alligator in the state after initial reports were considered to be unfounded. Officials in St. Mary’s County said an alligator was initially reported to be on the loose in the area in 2020, but the sighting was considered unfounded, and no efforts […]

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Virginia woman donates 6 feet, 3 inches of hair to charity

A 30-year-old Virginia woman got her first haircut since age 13 and set a Guinness World Record by donating 6 feet, 3 inches of hair. Zahab Kamal Khan, who played professional squash in her native Pakistan, said her father suggested when she was 13 years old that she should stop cutting her hair and attempt […]

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Michigan man who always plays same numbers wins $18.4M lottery jackpot

A man’s decision to repeatedly play the same set of numbers paid off when he won an $18.41 million jackpot from the Michigan Lottery. The player, who remained anonymous, won the big prize by matching all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn July 31: 03-05-10-20-28-31. He bought the winning ticket at the Family E-Z Mart in […]

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Overdue book returned to Canadian library after 27 years

Workers at Hamilton Public Library in Canada found a copy of The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley in a return bin 27 years after it was last checked out on Dec. 13, 1993. “Welcome back lost one!” a post about the discovery on the library’s Facebook page reads. A new edition of the book was […]

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Girl has close encounter with small shark at North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

An 11-year-old girl had a close encounter with a baby shark at North Myrtle Beach, S.C., that was captured on video. Nicole Oister was recording her daughter, Sara, playing on a boogie board at the beach Sunday when the girl suddenly ran out of the water. “I thought maybe she was stung by a jellyfish,” […]