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Humpback whale gulps and spits out man lobstering off Cape Cod

A lobsterman just escaped being swallowed by a humpback whale. Michael Packard says he was diving when he ended up in the marine giant’s mouth for about 30-40 seconds off Provincetown, Massachusetts. The leviathan spat him out and Mr Packard was left with nothing more than a suspected dislocated knee. Despite his wife’s pleas to […]

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Being a shopaholic is very much similar to cocaine addiction

The high of spending with each purchase hits in a similar way as cocaine, a study has revealed. Shopaholics can get addicted to using credit cards as the purchase gives the brain the same ‘hit’ like cocaine. The study conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed that credit card purchases trigger the same […]

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US regulators subpoena YouTube trader ‘Roaring Kitty’

Regulators in Massachusetts, United States have issued a subpoena seeking the testimony of a YouTube streamer who helped drive a surge of interest in GameStop Corp as part of a review of his registration, including his “outside business activities”, officials said on Wednesday. The office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin issued the […]

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Man nearly chokes to death after swallowing an Apple AirPod in his sleep

A man in the United States nearly choked to death after swallowing an Apple Ear Pod after he had forgotten to pull out of his ears while falling asleep. Brad Gauthier, 38, from Worcester, Massachusetts on Tuesday woke up and started gagging at his home after he drank a glass of water. He coughed out […]

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Heavy snowstorm bashes US east coast

A massive winter storm pounded the US east coast, grounding flights, shuttering vaccination sites and bringing New York City to a standstill. Parts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania received snowfall up to 30 inches. New York City and New Jersey have both declared a state of emergency. The US National Weather […]

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Police officer helps shoplifters buy food for Christmas dinner instead of arresting them

A police officer who was called to arrest a family suspected of shoplifting instead bought them some food so they could have a decent Christmas dinner. Matt Lima was called to a food store in Somerset, Massachusetts, last month, a police statement said. Two women were reported not to be scanning all of their groceries. […]

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Nor’easter dumps HEAVY snow in New England leaving thousands without power

Strong winds and heavy wet snow from the western North Atlantic Ocean dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas and knocked out power for about 225,000 in New England. The most severe effects of the storm were felt in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Shapleigh, Maine, and Derry, New Hampshire, saw around […]

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Octopus taste their prey just by touching them, study finds

A Harvard University study reveals the molecular mechanism that makes octopus taste its prey just by touching them with its tentacles. The first layer of cells in suction cups on an octopus’ tentacles has sensors which can detect those molecules that don’t dissolve well in water. There are chemo tactile receptors in the sensors identify […]

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Emu lured to enclosure with a pear from a tree

An Emu spotted on the streets of Boston was penned by authorities in Massachusetts two hours after it escaped. Emu named Kermit, escaped from the property of a local resident who cares for unwanted animals. The resident had been preparing to transport Kermit to a farm in Maine when it fled. Authorities say the bird […]

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Former eBay employees send live cockroaches, bloody pig mask to harass couple for writing bad reviews

Six former senior eBay employees have been charged with waging an extensive campaign to terrorize and intimidate the editor and publisher of an online newsletter with threats and disturbing deliveries to their home, including live spiders and cockroaches, federal authorities said on Monday. Executives were upset about the newsletter’s coverage, so their employees set out […]

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103-year-old woman celebrates beating coronavirus with a chilled beer

A 103-year-old woman from Massachusetts, Jennie Stejna, celebrated beating coronavirus in the best possible way – with a can of chilled beer. News reports said that the woman who lived in a nursing home had developed a fever three weeks ago and then subsequently tested positive for Covid-19. Her condition had rapidly deteriorated owing to […]

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Six-year-old boy bakes clay koalas to raise money hurt animals of Australian bushfires

A six-year-old boy has raised more than $47,000 for the animals affected by the Australian wildfires by making clay koalas. Two weeks ago, Owen Colley, from Hingham, Massachusetts, learned that animals were being hurt by the fires in Australia, which experts estimate have killed up to one billion animals. Shortly after, Owen expressed a desire […]