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Nov 21, 2014
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Electroshock childbirth



Best birth control ever

A hospital in China gives men the chance to experience labor pains — by shooting electric shocks into their abdomens.


Sound the trumpets!

Wildlife officials are helping bighorn sheep make a comeback in the American wild.

Nov 20, 2014
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Big Un is watching you



North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to the Combined Foodstuff-processing Factory under KPA Unit 534 in an undated photo.

Gallery: Careful, the boss is watching

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un takes a decidedly hands-on approach to overseeing his country’s foodstuff factories.

Nov 19, 2014
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A dubious art buy


An employee puts away a watercolor of the old registry office in Munich by former German dictator Adolf Hitler at Weidler auction house in Nuremberg November 18, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Mein Kunst

A 1914 watercolor painted by Adolf Hitler goes on the auction block.


If you can’t take the heat…

Real estate experts explain how to win in America’s hottest real estate markets.

Nov 18, 2014
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Breaking out the champagne for dog heroes


Carly, a nearly 14-year-old Labrador retriever, appears at a news conference at a federal court in Austin, Texas November 17, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

Top dog

A Labrador retriever in Austin, Texas, unravels the mystery of an escaped prison convict.

Nov 17, 2014
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Fashion, policed



Women take part in a protest in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi November 17, 2014. REUTERS/Noor Khamis


No skirting the issue

Hundreds of protesters took to Nairobi’s streets after footage emerged of attacks on women wearing miniskirts.

Nov 14, 2014
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If we could talk to the animals…


A dog known as “Menswear Dog”, a 5-year-old Shiba Inu, poses for photos during the 24th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Video: Being away from your dog is ruff

A 14-year-old girl develops an app allowing you to Facetime Chat your dog when you’re not at home.

Nov 13, 2014
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Hidden news?


A group of around 400 demonstrators participate in a protest by burying their heads in the sand at Sydney’s Bondi Beach November 13, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray


Head in the sand on global warming

Hundreds of protesters stuck their heads in the sand – literally – on Australia’s Bondi Beach, to protest the exclusion of climate change from the G20 summit agenda.

Nov 12, 2014
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That sinking feeling


A car is seen in a sinkhole in Holiday, Florida, in this November 10, 2014, handout photo provided by Pasco County. REUTERS/Pasco County/Handout

Your insurance probably does not cover this

A hole in Florida swallows a car.


Video: A $20 solution to a million-dollar problem

A college senior uses a 3-D printer to develop a prosthetic, mechanical hand for a seven-year-old boy.

Nov 11, 2014
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Stressed? Here, try some pot(s)


The screaming pots of artist Babak Golkar are seen at an exhibition in Tehran October 17, 2014. REUTERS/MEHDI BOLOURIAN/SAZMANAB/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

They should install one in every office

Feeling frustrated? An Iranian art gallery exhibit features clay pots into which patrons are allowed to scream.

Nov 10, 2014
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More money, more school


Zoe, a seeing eye dog, wears a cap and gown with graduating student Kristin Fleschner (top) during the 363rd Commencement Exercises at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Dear Santa: Can you cover Calc 101?

Forget iPhones — this year the hot new holiday gift is help on college tuition.