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A rare baby giraffe was born without spots

A rare baby giraffe was born without spots

CNN — There’s a brand new spotless superstar on the scene at a Tennessee zoo. She doesn’t have a name yet, but she’s already made a big splash among her herd – she’s a giraffe without patches. The 6-foot wonder was born sans spots on July 31 at Bright’s Zoo, a privately owned facility in Limestone, and…read more »

Loch Ness monster fans prepare for biggest creature hunt for 50 years

Loch Ness monster fans prepare for biggest creature hunt for 50 years

CNN — Amateur sleuths with a taste for the supernatural will be glued to their screens next weekend in a bid to try and discover the truth behind Scotland’s biggest mystery. “Monster hunters” from as far away as Japan and New Zealand will be tuning in to livestreams of Scotland’s Loch Ness in the hope of settling a longstanding debate…read more »

Fancy driving world’s lowest car? fiat panda cut in half still rides & drifts as road-legal vehicle

Fancy driving world’s lowest car? fiat panda cut in half still rides & drifts as road-legal vehicle

WORLD’S LOWEST CAR IS FIAT PANDA SLICED IN HALF (designboom.com) – Car modifier collective Carmagheddon cuts Fiat Panda in half and turns it into the world’s lowest car that still functions, steers, rides, and drifts like an ordinary, street-legal vehicle. What might have been an ambitious car design project became a reality for Cocchi Rudi, Matteo Marzetti, Nicola Guadagnin…read more »

Watch 21-year-old solve Rubik’s Cube in astonishing 3.13 seconds

Watch 21-year-old solve Rubik’s Cube in astonishing 3.13 seconds

(USA Today)- Look out, cubing fans, the master of Rubik’s has outdone himself again. Max Park, a 21-year-old California native, was declared the new world record holder last week after solving a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube in a matter of 3.13 seconds, surpassing former champ Yusheng Du’s time of 3.47 seconds. Park’s landmark achievement came on…read more »

Snoopy is real! Meet Bayley, the cartoon dog’s doppelganger

Snoopy is real! Meet Bayley, the cartoon dog’s doppelganger

CNN — Calling all cute pet lovers, i.e., everyone. The Instagram account for a certain Mini Sheepadoodle named Bayley is going viral, thanks to the adorable black-and-white pooch’s astounding and uncanny resemblance to Snoopy, the canine mascot for the Peanuts cartoon troupe. Bayley, who according to the pup’s Instagram page will be two years old next month, sports the same oblong…read more »