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Deep Sea Diver Vows to Recover and Photograph Osama bin Laden
President Obama's recent announcement that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by US operatives in Pakistan prompted happy cheers and a giant, collaborative sigh of relief from citizens around the world. After five minutes of celebration, though, came demands for photographic or vi…
Osama bin Laden Rises From the Dead, Starts Tweeting
Twitter has seen some zany faux-accounts lately, including a NY Bronx Zoo snake escapee, Adolf Hitler and some random guy's liver.
So when Osama Bin Laden rose from the dead and began tweeting via numerous accounts on Sunday night, it was only a little strange.
Mostly, though, it was funny.
Mysterious Death of Knut the Polar Bear Revealed
Two weeks ago, the Berlin Zoo's most famous resident -- Knut, a 4-year-old polar bear -- was observed seizing up before collapsing into the water in front of a 600-person crowd. He died shortly after, much to the dismay of zookeepers and officials.
Since his March 19 passing, pathologists have studie…
Super Glue Inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. Dead at 94
Super Glue inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. died Saturday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Kingsport, TN, the NY Times is reporting. He was 94.
Though he held over 460 patents in his career, Coover was best known for his revolutionary invention, which he created accidentally while tes…