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America's first printed book auctioned for record $14.2 million

'The Bay Book of Psalms,' believed to be the first published in America in 1640, was printed by Puritan settlers and actually predates the founding of the United States.
It's believed to be America's first printed book. And now it's the world's most expensive.

Israeli woman fined $140 a day for refusing to circumcise son

The fine comes at the request of the Israeli woman's estranged husband, who wants his son circumcised as the couple goes through divorce proceedings.
In an unprecedented ruling, an Israeli woman has been ordered to pay a penalty of $140 a day for refusing to circumcise her son.

Australian family sets Guinness World Record for Christmas lights on a house (VIDEO)

The Richards family decorated their house and garden in Canberra with 502,165 light bulbs.
The family spent weeks decorating their house and garden in the capital Canberra with 502,165 LED lights.

Black widow spiders found in supermarket-sold fruits

“I looked in the grapes and there was a black widow staring right at me."

Rarely do we think of the place our fruits and vegetables come from.

That is until one of the animals native to that place pops out of the fruit and tries to kill us!

Black widow spiders have recently been found in supermarket-bought fruit in three states so far.


Only in Canada: Shark chokes on a moose but is saved by friendly Newfoundlanders

A beached shark was rescued by two passersby after it had bit into a moose and choked on its thick skin and fur.
Two friendly Newfoundlanders saved a shark that was choking on a moose.

Libyan MP says she needed handbag grenade for 'self-defense'

Libyan MP Souad Soltan was caught with a grenade in her pocket as she entered Tripoli's city hall on Nov. 21.

A Libyan parliament member was caught with a decidedly unusual item inside her handbag as she attempted to enter Tripoli's city hall on November 21: a hand grenade. 

MP Souad Soltan's curious self-defense strategy was discovered as she walked through a metal detector en route to a meeting, according to the Libya Herald


Rob Ford's personal trainer is a convicted felon, of course

"Putting Toronto mayor Rob Ford through a Valerio workout. The BodyPro training system!!!”
Rob Ford has all sorts of interesting friends.

Sandy Hook shooting game sparks outrage (VIDEO)

The computer game called "The Slaying of Sandy Hook Elementary School" allows players to reenact the day last December when 20 first-graders and six teachers were gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut.
A new computer game that allows players to reenact last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is drawing sharp criticism.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford's TV show cancelled after first day (VIDEO)

The show, brought in approximately 155,000 viewers Monday evening, the highest amount the network had ever seen.
Toronto's mayor Rob Ford, the world's most likely reality television star, is a star no longer.

Zebra grounded after biting a zookeeper at National Zoo

The zebra will not be on public display as punishment for the incident, which sent the staff member to hospital.
A male zebra is grounded after biting a zookeeper at the Smithsonian National Zoo on Monday.