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Study: We’re brewing our coffee wrong

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You’re brewing your morning coffee all wrong. That’s according to a new study published last week in the academic journal Matter. It took scientists and mathematicians to discover the proper process and ...

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Football fans ready to wing it on Super Bowl Sunday, study finds

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Is a hot wing the true prize? Chicken Wings are the top food choice when it comes to the Super Bowl. According to estimates, Americans will eat approximately 1.4 billion wings during ...

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People triggered by Bethlehem response on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Although most children in Sunday school know that Bethlehem is in Israel, the location stirred up some controversy on a recent episode of “Jeopardy!” Bethlehem is roughly six miles south of Jerusalem ...

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California police search for missing nephew of former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden

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Police in California continue to search for a missing 25-year-old Missouri man who disappeared on New Year’s Eve. Alexander Holden is the nephew of Bob Holden, who was governor of Missouri from ...

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Video surveillance footage in Epstein death now missing

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Adding weight, some say, to theories that Jeffrey Epstein was murdered, prosecutors have revealed that crucial video evidence is now missing. The video footage from a surveillance camera outside the cell at ...

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Church of Scientology in Kansas City offers Christmas display despite not believing in Jesus

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Although the Church of Scientology doesn’t believe in the deity of Jesus, it apparently believes in celebrating Christmas. It recently opened a Winter Wonderland display near its new headquarters at 18th St. and ...

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So when does the new decade really begin?

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As the world rings in 2020, the debate begins if we’re actually entering a new decade. Some say this decade ends on Dec. 31, 2019, and the start of the new one ...

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Missouri lawmaker criticizes Roman god on top of capitol dome

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A Missouri lawmaker is not happy that a statue of Ceres, the Roman god of agriculture, is being returned to the dome of the capitol in Jefferson City after restoration. Rep. Mike ...

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The mysterious staircase St. Joseph built in New Mexico

The staircase of Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico is well known for being surrounded by at least two mysteries: the identity of its builder and the physics of its structure. No ...

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Baby shower gift from Goodwill reveals loaded rifle when opened

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It was a tragedy waiting to happen when a man opened a baby shower gift and discovered a loaded rifle stashed in it. Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez told the Northwest Florida Daily News she was ...

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Animal rights activist stabs woman wearing faux fur boots in church

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A woman has been arrested and is awaiting charges after she attacked and stabbed another woman inside a church because of her boots. The stabbing happened Wednesday shortly after 5 p.m. at ...

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Screaming cat lady is from Kansas

You’ve seen the memes of the screaming cat lady. You laughed at a couple and possibly rolled your eyes at a few. What you may not know is the woman screaming at ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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Man who thinks he’s a woman loses case against salon that refused to wax his genitals

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In a surprise victory for Christian-owned Canadian businesses, a tribunal has ruled against a transgender who had taken a woman to court after she refused to wax his genitals in her home ...

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Saints win after receiving Pope’s unintentional blessing

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Fans may have prayed for divine intervention over the weekend for their favorite NFL franchise but one team may have gotten some unexpected support. Pope Francis unknowingly gave a shout-out to the ...

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Orrick, Mo., church members lose thousands in gold purchase scam

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Jesus told his followers to be as wise as serpents. Sometimes, those serpents are selling gold. A man in Orrick, Mo., which is about 30 miles from Kansas City, is charged with ...

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Man brings laughter to bedridden wife, filling in for maternity photo shoot

A Kentucky man has gone all out to bring his pregnant wife some levity after she was confined to bedrest right before a maternity photo shoot and the birth of their child. ...

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Pastors sell church, buy million dollar mansion for themselves

A husband and wife team of pastors from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, are now facing tough questions after selling their longtime church to developers then splurging on a million dollar luxury lakefront mansion ...

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There’s a big problem with the Fixer Upper homes

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Waco, Texas has a problem with the homes featured on the show Fixer Upper. Chip and Joanna Gaines have become two of the most recognizable TV personalities in the nation for their ...

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Voodoo priest sues Christian school for discrimination

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A voodoo priest is suing a Christian School for discrimination and years of back pay after only working a week. Haji Zajradhara is well-known for filing discrimination suits against unsuspecting businesses and ...

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Bonsai tree that survived Hiroshima on display in Washington

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A fisherman some 20 miles away from Hiroshima, Japan, described it as a tremendous thunder, but few within two miles from where the bomb hit reported even hearing the blast. A Jesuit ...

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After 70 years, ghost ship with dead crew remains a mystery

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Seventy two years ago this summer, the legendary ghost ship “SS Ourang Medan” was found adrift at sea, with its whole crew dead for unknown reasons. To this day, the ominous ship ...

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Seagull carries off Gizmo, the family dog

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A British seaside town is desperately looking for a tiny Chihuahua dog that was last seen being carried off in a seagull’s beak. Four-year-old Gizmo’s owners took to social media, hoping he might have survived the ...

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Governor douses Viking funeral bill with veto

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Those looking for a Viking funeral as a form of cremation may be burning with anger after a bill allowing it was vetoed. Legislation that would have made legal outdoor funeral pyres ...

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Vet loses home over $236 in unpaid property taxes

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A disabled Air Force veteran lost his Arizona home after it was auctioned off by the authorities on June 20. Former U.S. Air Force Officer Jim Boerner was gobsmacked when a stranger arrived at ...

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