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Wisconsin couple open ‘mewseum’ to show off cat figurine collection

A Wisconsin couple turned their collection of more than 13,000 cat figurines and feline-themed pieces of art into a “mewseum” to raise money for shelter cats. Shawn Redner and Hilary Siegel-Redner said they remodeled the basement of their Menomonee Falls home so they could increase the number of cat figurines on display at the house, […]

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Three critically endangered lemur babies born at Irish zoo

An Irish zoo has welcomed the birth of a trio of critically endangered Black and white ruffled lemurs. Fota Wildlife Park in Fota Island, Ireland, announced in a press release Thursday that the lemurs had been born on June 19 after a 120-day gestation. We’re delighted to announce the birth of 3 critically endangered Black […]

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Bear rings doorbell at South Carolina home

A South Carolina woman’s security camera captured video of the moment a bear strolled onto her front porch and rang the doorbell in the middle of the night. Wendy Watson said the doorbell camera at her Greenville County home started recording about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, triggered by the motion of a bear that wandered up […]

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Rattlesnake spotted in the surf at South Carolina beach

A woman searching for sea glass at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach State Park ended up capturing video of something far more unusual — a timber rattlesnake in the surf. Michelle Robert said in a Facebook post she was walking along the beach and looking for sea glass when her attention was drawn by the snake […]

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Four women set world record for rowing from California to Hawaii

An all-female rowing team broke a world record by rowing more than 2,400 nautical miles from California to Hawaii in 34 days, 14 hours and 11 minutes. Libby Costello, Sophia Denison-Johnston, Brooke Downes and Adrienne Smith, also known as the Lat35 crew, set off from San Francisco in June and arrived in Honolulu on Tuesday […]

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Massachusetts man wins his second lottery jackpot in six years

A Massachusetts man won a lottery prize of $25,000 a year for life after previously winning a $1 million prize six years earlier. The Massachusetts State Lottery said Kevin Miller of Montague bought a ticket for the Feb. 18 Lucky for Life drawing from Food City in Turners Falls. Miller’s quick pick ticket earned him […]

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Nebraska man hits ax throwing target from 90 feet for world record

A Nebraska man broke a world record by throwing an ax to a target 90 feet away at the Cornhusker State Games. Jesse Rood, 25, a Lincoln firefighter, attempted the Guinness World Record during the opening ceremony of the Cornhusker State Games at Seacrest Field in Lincoln. Rood said he was told by Guinness World […]