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In Surprise Statement, Tillerson Shuts Down Story

October 4, 2017 |

In what CBS News calls “abruptly scheduled remarks” Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Trump “smart” as part of a direct repudiation of a report from NBC News that alleged Tillerson came within an arm’s length of resigning this summer and called the president a “moron” in a…
Newser

Snapchat may have just revealed its latest surprise a day early

October 3, 2017 |

Snap Inc. was poised to make a big announcement Tuesday. What it was, no one really knew. To build suspense, the company launched a site with little more than a countdown clock.

But the surprise was quickly spoiled when word spread that changing your computer’s date and time would trick the clock…


L.A. Times – Business

Woman Picks Up Surprise Passenger on Her Commute

September 13, 2017 |

Wile E. Coyote may be accustomed to vehicular chaos , but it was one of his cousins in the Great White North that took a wild ride last week. Canada’s Georgie Knox says she was on her way to her job in Calgary early one morning when a coyote ran out…
Newser

Surprise: Moon May Have a Lot of Water

July 30, 2017 |

There may be vast stores of water on the moon, a discovery that could be good news for future lunar explorers. Brown University scientists detected large quantities of water “glass beads” trapped in ancient volcanic deposits across the moon’s surface, indicating there’s far more water deep below the surface, Space….
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Larry David Reveals Surprise Connection to Bernie Sanders

July 27, 2017 |

Larry David got some pretty ( pretty, pretty, pretty ) good genealogy news recently, NBC News reports. The Seinfeld creator already shared a strange resemblance with Sen. Bernie Sanders—playing him on Saturday Night Live to great acclaim—and now it turns out they have another connection as well. At…
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A Surprise Cameo on Game of Thrones Premiere

July 17, 2017 |

Winter has arrived in mid-July, which in Game of Thrones -speak means that the HBO show was back on the air Sunday night—and per the Los Angeles Times , the premiere of the seventh season “belonged to [the] women.” Those women being Sansa Stark, Cersei Lannister, and Daenerys Targaryen, all…
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Beach Lovers in NC Get a Summer Surprise

June 25, 2017 |

Beach lovers in the Outer Banks of North Carolina got a surprise treat this season when a new island surfaced at the tip of surfing and fishing hotspot Cape Point. According to the Virginian-Pilot , an 11-year-old boy dubbed it “Shelly Island” for the abundance of seashells found in the sand,…
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Mass-Produced or Artisan Bread? Results May Surprise

June 14, 2017 |

Is it better to eat whole-grain sourdough bread made traditionally, or a slice of industrially mass-produced white bread? The answer arrived at by a recent study might surprise you: Researchers looked at major metabolic markers, with most of them related to the risk of type 2 diabetes, and found no…
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These Newlyweds Got a Big Surprise

June 12, 2017 |

He didn’t get an invitation, but that didn’t stop President Trump from dropping in on a wedding at his New Jersey club, to the delight of the guests. Video obtained by CNN shows the president walking into the reception Saturday at 10:30pm, at the Trump National Golf Club in…
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