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  • Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university with electrical engineering degree

    A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor’s degree at the tender age of 9. Laurent Simons is studying electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) — a tough course even for students of an average graduate age. Described by staff as “simply extraordinary,” Laurent is on course to finish his degree in December. He then plans to embark on a PhD program in electrical engineering while also studying for a medicine degree, his […]

  • Behold the Twinkies breakfast cereal you never knew you wanted 😋 đŸ¤˘đŸ¤ŽđŸ˜‹

    More than six years after a Twinkies shortage gripped the United States, the sweet snack is stronger than ever and taking on new forms. Post is partnering with Hostess to turn the 90-year-old treat into a cereal that will be available nationwide in late December. The taste of Twinkies Cereal “replicates the distinctive taste and familiar oblong shape” of the snack cake, according to a press release. Josh Jans, Post’s brand manager of cereal partnerships, said the company conducted “multiple […]

  • Group clears private riverfront land to build border wall in South Texas

    MISSION, Texas (Border Report) — A controversial Florida- based nonprofit advocacy organization, We Build the Wall, boasted on social media Thursday that it has begun riverfront land clearing on banks of the the Rio Grande in Mission, Texas, to build a 3.5-mile border barrier on private property. This is believed to be the first private wall construction in South Texas by this organization, which earlier this year built a section of wall near El Paso in Sunland Park, New Mexico. […]

  • Earn $1,000 by watching 24 Hallmark Christmas movies in 12 days

    As if curling up with a playlist of movies wasn’t reward enough, now internet service provider CenturyLink is going to pay a lucky candidate $1,000 to binge-watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies. According to the job posting: We’re looking for a lover of all things Christmas, G-Rated romcoms, and too-close-to-home family dramas to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies in 12 days. If you think that’s you, we’ll give you $1,000 to critique a lineup of festive guilty pleasures. The best part? […]

  • Cows swept away by floodwaters during Hurricane Dorian found alive on an island four miles away

    Three cows separated from their herd and swept away by Hurricane Dorian have been found miles from home in a national seashore park, a spokesman said. Dorian brought fierce winds, destructive tornadoes and heavy rain to North Carolina in September when it made landfall in the Outer Banks in North Carolina. During the storm, wild horses and cows were carried away by floodwaters from Cedar Island. Dozens of horses were swept to their deaths. The cows were missing until they were discovered around four […]

  • Narwhal the ‘unicorn puppy’ is happy and healthy, shelter says

    JACKSON, Mo. – A puppy saved by a Missouri dog rescue organization is going viral over the extra tail he has on his face. Mac’s Mission specializes in helping homeless dogs have a birth defect, are injured or abused. They posted this update about the Narwhal the puppy to their Facebook page today: “The million dollar question about Narwhals extra tail on his face. Is it connected and does it wag? The extra tail is not connected to anything and […]

  • Trump’s vaping ban to be released this week

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump says a ban on flavored vaping products will be rolled out this week. The ban was promised about two months ago amid an outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses across the country. So far, about 2,000 people have been affected and dozens have died. The vaping industry is in a “state of panic” waiting for the new federal rules, Mike Hogan of vaping trade association Smoke-Free Alternatives said. “It’s a tough situation for (vape shop […]

  • Bride has bridesmaids carry puppies instead of bouquets to encourage adopting

    PLANT CITY, Fla. (WFLA) – Nothing can outshine a bride on her big day, but 10 puppies sure comes close. Andee Ondina got married at Wishing Well Barn in Plant City on Monday. She chose to ditch traditional flowers for her bridesmaids and have them carry puppies instead. “So my bridesmaids will be holding adoptable puppies with wooden flower collars. ‘Puppquets’ I’m calling them,” said Ondina. Ondina, the manager at Bayside Pet Resort in Sarasota tells WFLA that she and her new wife Tina Krasinski love animals. So when it came to planning their ceremony, incorporating an […]

  • Family tracks down missing dog eight months after his disappearance

    PATTERSON, Calif. (KTXL) – Nearly eight months after disappearing, a three-year-old Chihuahua mix is finally back with his California family. Charlie, a playful and energetic chihuahua mix, had stolen the Delgados’ hearts. “My cousin, it’s actually her dog, she was like sad about it and she thought it wasn’t going to return back,” Greg Corona told KTXL. Corona said Charlie is also known to be curious. Almost eight months ago, Charlie wandered away from his Patterson home. Eva Delgado told […]

  • A mutinous cat was put in ‘solitary confinement’ for freeing other cats from a shelter. Now he’s a star

    Quilty the cat, welcome to the resistance. This wily 6-year-old rescue cat has become the newest darling of the internet thanks to his mutinous attempts to free himself and the rest of his cat brethren from the cushy confines of the Friends for Life Animal Shelter in Houston, Texas. A set of very angry photos of Quilty serving time for his crimes have caught fire online, an important reminder that cats are lawless creatures who can and will betray us […]

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