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  • Wow! Giant ice disc forms on river in Maine

    WESTBROOK, Maine — It looks like something that fell from outer space — a giant rotating ice disc right in the middle of a river. The giant circle of ice can be found in the Presumpscot River in Westbook, Maine. The ice chunk is slowly rotating in a counter clockwise direction and is attracting lots of attention from people amazed by the ice formation. Even the birds are having fun, using the ice as a resting area.

  • Precious baby hippo is the newest addition to Indian zoo 🦛

    INDIA — A baby hippo was welcomed to a zoo in India on Friday, Jan. 11. The hippo mother, Dimpy, gave birth to her calf earlier this week — and the mother has been so protective, the zookeepers still haven’t been able to identify the baby’s gender. The mother won’t let any humans near her newborn. According to the zoo’s curator, both the mother and infant are in healthy condition.

  • Maker of Marlboro wants to end cigarettes

    One tobacco giant hopes to stop making cigarettes entirely. Philip Morris International is the company behind Marlboro and other large brands. They say they want to phase out the manufacturing of cigarettes and move into smoke-free products. Their new focus will be on the “IQOS,” a device which heats tobacco instead of burning it. The company claims the product has the potential to quote, “reduce the number of noxious chemicals found in cigarette smoke by 95 percent.” Research is still […]

  • The dangers of ‘drunkorexia’ — what happens when you skip meals to drink alcohol

    It’s a term not always associated with eating disorders but “drunkorexia” has real serious consequences. In drunkorexia, people skip meals and instead just consume alcohol. The dangerous combination is not a medically classified eating disorder, but a review published in 2012 in the Jouranl of American College Heath, says there are several characteristics of the condition. Including skipping meals, excessive exercise to compensate for alcohol use, and drinking to purge food. Fox News’ doctor Manny Alvarez says those factors produce […]

  • Shocking dangers of wrapping leftovers in foil

    WASHINGTON — You better not wrap your leftovers in foil. According to the Washington State Department of Health, wrapping food in aluminum foil and sticking it in the fridge could be putting your health at risk. The problem? Foil does not completely seal the food from air, which allows bacteria to grow faster. Some bacteria, like staph, can make toxins which are not killed when food is cooked. Bacteria can grow on the food and cause foodborne illnesses. Registered dietitians […]

  • Hyundai debuts futuristic walking car

    Hyundai has unveiled a concept for a walking car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The wheels with robotic legs allow users to drive, walk or climb over difficult terrain. It can climb a 5-foot all and step over a 5-foot gap. It’s called “Elevate,” and Hyndai hopes it could be used in disaster zones or to help with everyday problems. Would you like a car like this?

  • Watch: Moose wanders into Alaskan hospital, chows down on some plants

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It’s so cold in Alaska even the moose are trying to get indoors. An employee at the Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, captured the comical moment on camera as a large moose made its way into the facility on Monday, Jan. 7. The animal took the opportunity to chow down on some plants that were inside the lobby before making a grand exit. The moose departed without any commotion and no injuries or damages to the building […]

  • ‘Can’t do it:’ Mother says son, who is deaf, was denied service in Taco Bell drive-thru

    KETTERING, Ohio –A mother says her son, who is deaf, was denied service at a Taco Bell restaurant in Ohio. Video posted by Becky Burch shows 25-year-old Brandon trying to show employees his order on his phone. “I can’t do it,” an employee told Brandon. Brandon typically drives straight to the payment window — where he shows employees his order on his phone, because he’s deaf. A worker told him the could not accept orders that way due to company […]

  • More than 80 puppies rescued from pet store fire

    DANBURY, Conn. — More than 80 puppies were rescued from a burning pet store in Connecticut Thursday night, Jan. 3. The blaze began inside the Puppy Love Pet Shop in Danbury. Responders were able to make it to the scene within minutes. Some civilian volunteers — a few eating at a nearby restaurant, and others who were driving by at the time — also aided in the rescue. 86 puppies were said to be saved from the flames. Fire officials […]

  • Female Marine platoon to train with men for the 1st time

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Saturday, Jan. 5 marked history for the U.S. Marine Corps. A platoon of 50 women trained alongside the men for the first time ever. It happened at an outpost on Parris Island in South Carolina. Marine Corps leaders decided it would be the most efficient way to train the troops. The Marines first began accepting women for combat in 2016.

  • Adorable video shows police officer rescuing kitten from highway

    Video courtesy: City of North Kansas City Police Department NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A kitten that found itself perched atop a median on a busy highway in Missouri may very well owe its life to a concerned police officer. North Kansas City police officer Jason Smith was patrolling Interstate 29 on Dec. 20 when he spotted the kitten on the concrete barrier in the middle of the roadway. It was quite the predicament for the cat. Cars were speeding […]

  • Snoop Dogg offers to adopt rescue dog “Snoop”

    TRENTHAM, England — Rapper to the rescue! After learning of a pooch named “Snoop,” abandoned on a street in England, hip hop star Snoop Dogg says maybe there’s a spot for the pup at his house. Snoop told the Daily Star, “There is always room for another dog in Casa de Snoop… if he really needed a home then he has one with us.” Snoop is not the only dog lover ready to roll out the welcome mat. Since the […]