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December 5, 2022

Soccer Player Tyler Adams Gracefully Answers Loaded Question About Discrimination From Iranian Reporter

The World Cup is, conceptually, a joyful occasion for all nations to come together to celebrate the most popular sport in the world. However, geopolitical tensions don't just evaporate the moment the first whistle blows, and some friction may sneak through—especially since it's a good time to make statements, given the whole world is watching. This seems to be the driving force behind the question U.S.

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November 29, 2022

Message in a Bottle From 1887 Discovered Under Floorboards in Scotland

Old houses hold many secrets which only emerge with chance and time. A Scottish plumber named Peter Allan was working on the heating pipes of just such a house when he encountered something strange: an antique bottle secreted beneath the floorboards. Opened by Eilidh Stimpson—the resident of the house—and her two children, the bottle was revealed to contain a fascinating note written in 1887.

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October 24, 2022

McDonald’s Adult Happy Meal Toys Are Being Sold for Thousands of Dollars on eBay

McDonald's has seen its fair share of frenzy over the last few years thanks to its nostalgia-filled campaigns and creative collaborations. From the Szechuan sauce craze in 2017 to the BTS Meal, which sold 1.2 million sets, these limited runs have captured the public's imagination. Their latest campaign gave life to the Adult Happy Meal, featuring limited-edition toys designed by streetwear brand Cactus Plant Flea Market (CPFM).

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October 3, 2022

3,000-Year-Old Canoe Found in Wisconsin Is Oldest One Ever Discovered in Great Lakes

Scuba diver and maritime archeologist Tamara Thomsen is on an amazing streak. In November 2021, while swimming on her off day in Wisconsin's Lake Mendota, she spotted an interesting logout buried in the sand. Upon further investigation, the log turned out to be a 1,200-year-old dugout canoe stretching a whopping 15 feet in length. Now, less than a year after her impressive find, Thomsen has discovered another ancient canoe.

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