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A manta ray is seen swimming off the coast of Eilat.

Giant manta ray spotted in Eilat in rare sighting

A farmer is seen in a cannabis field in the Yammouneh area west of Baalbek, Lebanon, August 13, 2018.

Tons of Lebanese cannabis seized in Niger on its way to Libya

By REUTERS
Northern brown howler monkey

Nine San Diego apes become first non-human primates vaccinated for COVID

By REUTERS
Great flood from the Bible.

Another great flood? Pope Francis says God may reprise the biblical tale

Close up of female doctor holding syringe with injection (iilustrative)

Surgeon joins court trial from operating room via Zoom

Cockfighting enthusiasts show a rooster through the window of a vintage car on their way to a cockfighting arena at the outskirts of Ciro Redondo, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba, February 15, 2017

Rooster kills owner with cockfight spurs in India

Czech free-diver David Vencl reacts after breaking the new world record in under-ice swimming in a lake at a former quarry in the village of Lahost near the city of Teplice, Czech Republic, February 23, 2021.

WATCH:Czech free-diver breaks ice-swim world record

By REUTERS
Is Bonne Maman an anti-Nazi jam?

Is Bonne Maman an anti-Nazi jam? The internet wants to think so

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA , PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
Alena Lee gave a shoutout to "Kitler" on her Saturday night weather broadcast. She apologized the next day.

Kansas City meteorologist apologizes after showcasing the cat Kitler

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
Superman

WATCH: Superheroes fight loneliness in children's hospital

By REUTERS
Electric guitar, illustrative

Death Metal: Florida man uses uncle's skeleton to build guitar

Lawyer Rod Ponton logged onto a case hearing in a Zoom filter seen in the bottom right.

Viral cat lawyer once drew attention for prosecution of a head shop owner

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
Singer Taylor Swift receives the Tour of the Year award during the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 14, 2019.

Taylor Swift unveils unreleased songs on newly recorded 'Fearless' album

By REUTERS
A rescuer is seen saving a cat trapped in a palm tree in Arad.

Israeli animal rescuers zip-line cat trapped in palm tree to safety

A puppy holds onto a plush football at the "Puppy Bowl" in Phoenix, Arizona, January 29, 2015. Thursday's "players" in downtown Phoenix were all puppies - part of a drive by the Animal Planet television channel and the Arizona Humane Society to encourage adoptions ahead of the televised "Puppy Bowl"

Puppy Bowl 2021 Is 'Bigger, Better, More Dramatic' After COVID-19

By REUTERS
Bright nebula gas cloud in deep outer space

Meteorites to be auctioned off for astronomical prices

Pizza (illustrative)

How to make an easy and cheesy pull-apart challah with pizza dip

By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
Emmanuel Macron

France's Macron: I will not surrender my umbrella

By REUTERS
Pelicans gather at the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary in Senegal, January 2020, in this still image obtained from social media video. Instagram/@David.W.Nystrom/via REUTERS

Hundreds of dead pelicans in Senegal test positive for H5N1 bird flu

By REUTERS
Despite pet adoption being on the rise amid COVID-19, Israelis have shown a clear preference for smaller dogs, leaving shelters overflowing with larger dogs.

Miami Heat to use trained dogs in coronavirus detection

Will Smith spotted in Jerusalem's Old City

Will Smith's production company to partner with Israel's Teddy Productions

By MAARIV ONLINE
Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) arrives before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

Bernie Sanders sells mittens meme sweatshirt for $45

Date cupcakes

Egyptian woman arrested for baking 'food porn' pastries

Psilocybin or "magic mushrooms" are seen in an undated photo provided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in Washington, U.S. May 7, 2019. DEA/Handout via REUTERs

Magic mushrooms begin growing in man's blood after injecting 'shroom tea'

ZERO MOSTEL in Fiddler

In Flo Milli’s new single, samples of Zero Mostel’s ‘If I Were a Rich Man’

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
Nazi Swastika

Nazi monkey, goats main attraction at Russian state-run circus

Dusky Shark swiming in the sea

Divers attempt to ride endangered sharks near Hadera

Puppies tussle with a plush football at the "Puppy Bowl" in Phoenix, Arizona, January 29, 2015. Thursday's "players" in downtown Phoenix were all puppies - part of a drive by the Animal Planet television channel and the Arizona Humane Society to encourage adoptions ahead of the televised "Puppy Bowl

Puppy Bowl returns for fur-rocious action, now with puppy cheerleaders

A vehicle burns near the site of an explosion in the area of Second and Commerce in Nashville

Nashville bombing suspect may have believed in lizard people, aliens

By REUTERS
Pope Francis celebrates the Mass of Saint Peter and Paul, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, June 29, 2020.

Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats

By REUTERS
Double rum cinnamon cocktail

A Jewish bartender’s 5 tips for perfectly delicious homemade cocktails

By MADDY ALBERT/JTA
A 16th-century edition of predictions by Nostradamus, the first book to be digitised by Google from a collection of 500,000 at the Municipal Library of Lyon, is displayed by a librarian in this January 15, 2010 file picture. Amid the flat, wide fields of central France, a team of re-trained secretar

Zombies, asteroids and scholarship: Nostradamus predicts 2021

Israelis exercise at the Sky gym club of Rav Chen  in Jerusalem on May 12, 2020.

1 in 6 say coronavirus lockdown helped them reach weight loss goals

Four people dressed up as Santa Claus took to the Tel Aviv beach for a game of volleyball ahead of Christmas, on December 23, 2020.

Four Santa Clauses visit Tel Aviv beach for pre-Christmas volleyball game

Letters

Letter sent by British WWII soldier delivered after being lost 76 years

The planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist's impression released by the European Southern Observatory August 24, 2016.

Scientists, alien hunters study mysterious signal from nearby star

Computer keyboard [illustrative]

Volunteer sleuths crack 'Zodiac' serial killer's coded message

By REUTERS
Dreidel art 150

Virtual Dreidel: A game made for coronavirus Hanukkah

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
NGC 4866, a lenticular galaxy, is shown in this NASA handout provided on July 19, 2013. Situated about 80 million light-years from earth, this image was captured by the Advanced Camera for Surveys, an instrument on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

Former Israeli space security chief says aliens exist, humanity not ready

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a duet with Eden Ben Zaken to support Israel's Ken Lazaken NGO.

Netanyahu and Eden Ben Zaken release duet to support Israel's elderly

A metal monolith is pictured in a remote area of Red Rock Country in Utah, US November 18, 2020.

Utah monolith mystery deepens as desert object vanishes

By REUTERS
Archaeologists excavate the remains of Roman legion's headquarters at the ancient city of Viminacium, near Kostolac, Serbia, November 25, 2020. Picture taken November 25, 2020. Picture taken with a drone.

Buried under Serbian cornfield, Roman military HQ sheds its secrets

By REUTERS
Empty bottle and the glass of beer on wooden table

Man leaves $3,000 tip for a beer at Cleveland restaurant closing for virus

A scene from Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Rare books returned to owners after 'Mission: Impossible' burglary in UK

By REUTERS
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama (L) and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, walk out with Biden's family dog Champ to host a Joining Forces Service event at the Naval Observatory in Washington May 10, 2012.

Champ and Major: Meet the four-legged members of the Biden family

Brown bear 747 stands in a river hunting for salmon to fatten up before hibernation at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska, US, September 20, 2020.

Russian bear, tigers predict Biden will win US elections

An employee of the Austrian postal service holds a sheet of so-called "corona stamps" in a post office, as the 2.75 euro "corona stamp" is printed on three-ply toilet paper and sold individually as part of a 10 cm wide sheet, in Vienna, Austria October 23, 2020.

Austria prints a postage stamp to remember COVID-19 by, on toilet paper

By REUTERS
Persian Sand Cat (Felis margarita thinobia)

37 meter cat-shaped Nazca line discovered in Peru

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden sets up campaign headquarters on custom 'Animal Crossing' island

Walt Conti, founder and CEO of Edge Innovations, uses a handheld controller to move an animatronic dolphin in a tank at the company's warehouse in Fremont, California, US, September 30, 2020

Dolphins in theme parks could be replaced by robot models one day

By REUTERS
An approximately 67 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, one of the largest, most complete ever discovered and named "STAN" after paleontologist Stan Sacrison who first found it, is seen on display ahead of its public auction at Christie's in New York City, New York, U.S., September 15, 2020

Dinosaur skeleton auctioned off for €3 million

By REUTERS
The Spirit of the Rose, the world's largest vivid purple-pink diamond, is seen on display before an upcoming Geneva auction, during a Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong, China October 12, 2020.

Super rare, purple-pink diamond up for auction, could fetch $38 mln

By REUTERS
Chile lightning and volcano ash

Mt. Vesuvius volcanic eruption turned man’s brain into glass

By N’DEA YANCEY-BRAGG/USA TODAY/TNS
Dusky Shark swiming in the sea

Rare all-white tope shark caught in the UK for the first time

Brown bear 747 stands in a river hunting for salmon to fatten up before hibernation at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska, US, September 20, 2020.

Brown bear 747 crowned fattest bear in Alaska

By REUTERS
A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-thru pet blessing amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on World Animal Day, in Eastwood Mall, Quezon City, Philippines, October 4, 2020.

Pandemic prompts drive-through pet blessing in Philippines

By REUTERS
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an interview with Al Arabiya, Sky News Arabia and RT Arabic ahead of his visit to Saudi Arabia, in Sochi, Russia, in this undated picture released on October 13, 2019

Russia arrests 2 men for stealing icon Putin donated to island monastery

By REUTERS
A man waves a Romanian national flag during a march in downtown Bucharest, Romania, October 20, 2013.

Dead mayor comes out victorious in local Romanian elections

A STILL IMAGE from a video shows men, purported to be Egyptian Christians held captive by Islamic State, kneeling before armed men on a beach in Tripoli, Libya, in 2015.

Canadian police arrest man over 'hoax' Islamic State activity

An empty condom wrapper lies on the street in Havana, Cuba, August 27, 2018.

Vietnam police bust ring selling 'recycled condoms'

By REUTERS
Vissarion, who has proclaimed himself a new Christ, conducts a service during the "Holiday of Good Fruit" feast in the village of Obitel Rassveta (Cloister of Sunrise), some 640 km (398 miles) southeast of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia August 18, 2010.

Helicopters, armed police swoop in to arrest 'Russian Jesus' cult leader

Giant manta ray

Giant manta ray spotted off the coast of Eilat

Tyrannosaurus rex

One of largest known T. rex skeletons up for auction at Christie’s

By REUTERS
South Dakota Attorney-General Jason Ravnsborg

South Dakota A-G thought he hit a deer with his car, but it was a person

By REUTERS
Postcard illustrative

A hundred-year-old postcard turns up in Michigan woman's mail

Eminem performs "Lose Yourself" during the Oscars show at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020

Man breaks into Eminem's home, said he was going 'to kill' the rapper

Jelly Belly jelly beans.

Jelly Belly founder announces Willy Wonka-esque golden ticket contest

People participate in a meditation walk in support of Black Lives Matter organized by the Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship near the Justice Center in Portland, Oregon, U.S., September 1, 2020.

African American history professor admits she lied about being black

An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020

Amazon.com bans foreign sales of seeds in US amid mystery packages

By REUTERS
Extreme performer David Blaine hangs with a parachute under a cluster of balloons during a stunt to fly thousands of feet into the air in a still image from video taken over Page, Arizona, U.S. September 2, 2020

Daredevil David Blaine pulls off high flying balloon 'Ascension' stunt

By REUTERS
Udi Buch: Driven to write letters

1,722 letters to the editor

By SHLOMO MAITAL
F1 Formula One - Austrian Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria - July 1, 2018 A man using a jet pack above the track before the match

Rocket man reportedly spotted flying jetpack over LAX

Sea pollution 370

Half of a Paraguay lagoon turns purple as the other stays blue

A runner passes a sign warning of the dangers of polar bears on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, April 24, 2007.

Polar bear kills Dutch man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago

By REUTERS
Asteroid illustrative

Asteroid to come close to Earth the day before US presidential election

SNORKELERS SWIM with a whale shark, the world’s largest fish, at the Maldives’ South Ari Atoll in 2012

Saudi man goes viral riding whale shark in Red Sea – watch

WWI Australian Army 311

WWI-era photo reveals story about torn family of Jew, Christian

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'Tiger King' zoo closing down, owner blames animal rights 'loons

By REUTERS
Dusky Shark swiming in the sea

Australian man jumps on shark to save wife

By REUTERS
A robot equipped with artificial intelligence is seen at the AI Xperience Center at the VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) in Brussels, Belgium February 19, 2020.

Coronavirus squeezes Americans out of jobs, making room for robots

 Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell 2.

Australian man surprised by late night visitor: a huntsman spider

Alligator in the Everglades National Park

Texas father rescues 4-year-old child from ‘massive’ alligator

Arnold Schwarzenegger is seen in a scene from the 1990 film 'Kindergarten Cop.'

'Kindergarten Cop' pulled from screening for glorifying police in schools

An Australian Army ARH-90 Tiger Helicopter lands on Pikelot Island in the Federated States of Micronesia where three men were found safe and healthy after missing for three days, August 2, 2020. Picture taken August 2, 2020.

Sailors stranded on tiny Micronesian island saved by SOS sign in sand

A bear

North Carolina bear marked with 'Trump 2020' sticker

RELAX ON a raft at the edge of the Ramon Crater, at Beresheet.

Goats drink from pool water of southern Israel spa

Israeli social workers protest their working conditions and violence against them in Tel Aviv on July 19, 2020.

Three suspects arrested for spraying protesters with water

Tourists wearing protective masks travel on a gondola in Venice, Italy, February 7, 2020.

Venice lowers gondola passenger capacity due to weight gain in tourists

A casino dealer collects chips at a roulette table in Pasay city, Metro Manila

Man faces charges after disguising as elderly man to steal from casinos

A drawing of Pikachu for the Nintendo game

Pikachu pokemon card sells at auction for world record $233,000

FILE PHOTO: Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in Washington

Jeff Bezos gets even richer, adds $13 billion to his worth

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks to members of the media following a televised town hall event on the “Green New Deal” in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 29, 2019

AOC celebrates reaching rank of Silver III in 'League of Legends'

MOISHE ROZENBAUMAS escaped Lithuania on a bike headed for Russia when the Nazis invaded in 1941.

Coronavirus journey: From Scotland to Greece by bike

KIM KARDASHIAN and Kanye West in Beverly Hills during the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Kanye West breaks ranks with Trump, vows to win presidential race

By REUTERS
Joey Chestnut poses after winning the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest with a world record 75 hot dogs consumed in Brooklyn, in New York City, U.S., July 4, 2020

While pandemic rages, July 4 hot dog record broken again in New York

By REUTERS
People who want to leave the island, but cannot due to coronavirus disease-related (COVID-19) travel restrictions, take part in a fake travel experience for tourists  in Taipei, Taiwan July 2, 2020.

Taiwanese airport offers fake flights for travel-starved tourists

By REUTERS
A protester holds a sign with the names of various indigenous tribes during a demonstration to demand for more protection for the Amazon rainforest, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 23, 2019

Ecuador indigenous group holds hostage, demand corpse

By REUTERS
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Alabama students hosting 'COVID parties' to see who gets infected fastest

A welsh pembroke corgi.

Russia's only police corgi retires after over 7 years of service

Several popular sex clubs in Amsterdam's "Red Light" district closes their doors in response to a rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 15, 2020.

Kissing now off the menu as lockdown ends for Dutch sex workers

By REUTERS
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