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Man 'lucky to survive' after shooting himself in heart with nail gun



News August 16, 2017


Doug Bergeson was framing a fireplace when his nail gun fired, sending a nail ricocheting off wood and into his chest with the speed of a .22-calibre bullet.The 52-year-old from Peshtigo, Wisconsin, said he could only see an inch ...

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Reading and Leeds festivals add pineapples to the list of banned items, along with drones and fireworks



News August 14, 2017


The tropical fruit will not be allowed into either the arenas or campsites when the music event takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend.The move is thought to be down to the band Glass Animals and their song Pork Soda, wh...

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Goldfish turn to alcohol to get through winter in icy ponds



News August 11, 2017


Unlike most vertebrates which die within a few minutes without oxygen, goldfish and their wild relatives crucian carp are able to survive for months in oxygen-free water.Biologically speaking, the fish convert their anaerobically ...

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Scott expedition cake found near South Pole 'almost' edible



News August 11, 2017


The cake is believed to date to Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova Expedition between 1910 and 1913.Although the tin containing the cake was rusted and falling apart, the cake inside "looked and smelt (almost) edible" according to t...

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Jurassic crocodile named after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy



News August 09, 2017


Like the hell-raising rocker it is named after, the creature was no shrinking violet.At 19ft (5.8m) long, with a skull measuring just over a metre, it used its large, blunt teeth to crush bones and turtle shells.It would have been...

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