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Some animals are so exotic that their initial discovery is difficult to comprehend. Stories of dragons, sea serpents or mermaids may seem like tall tales to us today, but most mythical beasts actually have a basis in reality. In fact, many creatures of lore are founded on real living or extinct animals.
12 animals mistaken for mythical creatures
This is what the world is coming too!
A small company is trying to bring to market a genetically engineered apple that does not turn brown when sliced or bruised. But it has much of the rest of the apple industry seeing red.
The company, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, says the nonbrowning apple will prove popular with consumers and food service companies and help increase sales of apples, in part by making sliced apples more attractive to serve or sell.
While Americans have been eating genetically engineered foods since the 1990s, those have been mainly processed foods. The Arctic Apple, as it is being called, could become one of the first genetically engineered versions of a fruit that people directly bite into.
Okay somebody PLEASE TELL ME WHYYYYYYY!!!!!! Really? 1000 slices of cheese? Ohhhh you’re a rebel now! Good luck with your constipation! Sheesh!
And then there was this.
WHAT THE HECK IS MOUNTAIN DEW MADE OUT OF
She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law-enforcement officers.
After the duo was dead, authorities recovered the revolver Bonnie had secured to an inner thigh with white medical tape. They also seized the handgun Clyde had tucked into his waistband.
Nearly 80 years later, those guns and other items connected to the infamous gangsters will be going up for auction in New Hampshire on Sept. 30. An auction official estimated Thursday that each Bonnie and Clyde weapon could bring between $100,000 and $200,000.
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Mid Week Inspiration.
Shel Silverstein was a cool dude.
I know I’m a nerd, but I thought this was cool!
9 things you don’t know about tornadoes
From playing war hero to displaying a rainbow of colors, here are some less well-known trivia tidbits about twisters.
Someone asked what should we do when we are angry with ourself, and since I think this is a good question, I thought I would share that answer with everyone else too.
You do the same thing whether you are angry at yourself or someone else; you recognize that you are angry, then remember that…