In 2014, the State of Colorado responded to a repeated problem of people stealing a particular number on a mile marker sign along an interstate.  The Colorado Department of Transportation ...

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In the 1970s, McDonald’s used to give out a small 5-inch spoon-shaped coffee stirrer in their restaurants with each cup of coffee. But they discontinued the use of the spoons ...

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Is there a new danger in the sky? While bird strikes are a dangerous and regular threat to aircraft landing and departing a runway, there have been actual cases of ...

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Life at sea was hard enough for sailors and fishermen hundreds of years ago. They had the danger of being on the open water, the weather, and the endless work ...

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A rather strange toilet flushing event took place in the Zimbabwe city of Bulawayo in 2019 that had a crucial goal in mind. For a week in 2019, the over ...

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Issue 26 of the Odd Stew: strange and weird news items, oddities, plus other fascinating things that have happened in the news that you may have missed. Can I Have ...

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The United States tax code is known for being confusing, and the workings of the entity that collects all those taxes, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), can be just as ...

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Issue 25 of the Odd Stew: strange and weird news items, oddities, plus other fascinating things that have happened in the news that you may have missed. A Student That ...

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Issue 24 of the Odd Stew: strange and weird news items, oddities, plus other fascinating things that have happened in the news that you may have missed. But Still Don’t ...

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Issue 23 of the Odd Stew: strange news items, oddities, plus other weird and fascinating things that have happened in the news that you may have missed. An Unlucky String ...

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In 1992, over 28,000 plastic bath toys took a journey of epic proportions after they were washed off a container ship and into the Pacific Ocean. While the release of ...

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