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London's 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper blamed for melting cars, starting small fire

Developers are investigating claims that light reflected from the 37-storey glass building warped cars and set fire to a doormat.
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The 37-storey 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper in London's financial district has been renamed the 'Walkie Scorchie' after claims that sunlight reflected from the glass building melted cars parked below. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Developers are investigating claims that light reflected from the 37-storey glass building warped cars and set fire to a doormat.
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Study: Goldfish listen to music, prefer Bach

A new study finds that not only do goldfish listen to music, the famously forgetful fish can also distinguish between Bach and Stravinsky.
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A new study finds that goldfish listen to music, and are able to distinguish between Bach and Stravinsky. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A new study finds that not only do goldfish listen to music, but the famously forgetful fish can also distinguish between Bach and Stravinsky.

And they prefer the German maestro.

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Bank robber survives 21-floor fall during escape attempt

When police searched the building, they heard cries for help coming from the trash compactor in the basement.
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A bank robber fleeing from police in Syracuse, NY, has survived a 21-floor fall down a garbage chute. (Justin Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)
"The garbage may have cushioned the fall, but he did get severe injuries," Sgt. Tom Connellan told the Associated Press.
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Dunkin' Donuts blackface ad slammed in Thailand

Dunkin' Donuts has apologized after taking heat over an ad in Thailand that used a woman in blackface to sell its "charcoal donut."
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Dunkin' Donuts is apologizing for this ad in Thailand that used a woman in blackface to sell its "charcoal donuts." (Screengrab)
Dunkin' Donuts is apologizing after taking heat for an ad in Thailand that used a woman in blackface to sell its new "Charcoal Donut."
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Columbia, South Carolina, bans homeless people from its downtown

Homeless people in Columbia's downtown will be given three options: go to jail, leave town or head to a shelter on the outskirts of the city.
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A homeless man named Bob waits for donations from passing motorists on October 11, 2012 in Camden, New Jersey. South Carolina's capital, Columbia, recently made a plan to ban homeless people from its downtown area because of fears they will prevent the city from becoming an economic hotspot. (Spencer Platt/AFP/Getty Images)
The homeless currently gather daily near a downtown parking lot as they wait for shelters to open. Business owners in the city have complained that they have been swearing at people as they pass by and that they make the area feel unsafe.
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Swimmer Sean Cole snatched by giant crocodile in Australian river

Sean Cole was snatched by the crocodile when he went for a swim with a friend in the Northern Territory's Mary River during a birthday party.
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Police were searching a northern Australia river for the body of a 24-year-old swimmer snatched by a crocodile during a birthday party along the banks of the Mary River on Aug. 24, 2013. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Police are searching a northern Australian river for the body of a swimmer snatched by a crocodile during a birthday party.
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Woman settles $105,000 parking fine from Chicago airport lot

Jennifer Fitzgerald amassed the parking fines after her car was abandoned at Chicago's O’Hare International Airport in 2009.
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A Chicago woman has settled $105,000 parking fine after her car was abandoned at O'Hare International Airport in 2009. A pedestrian overpass at O'Hare International Airport on February 1, 2006 in Chicago. (Getty Images)
The car had gathered 678 parking tickets before it was finally towed last year.
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Esperma de tiburon: Mexican politician uses shark sperm for 'expression lines' (VIDEO)

Guillermo Romo revealed his beauty regime to a reporter in the men's bathroom of the Guanajuato Congress.
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Say goodbye to wrinkles with shark sperm. At least one Mexican politician swears by it. (Wikimedia commons)
Guillermo Romo revealed his beauty regime to a reporter in the men's bathroom of the Guanajuato Congress.
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Grizzly bear eats black bear on Banff hiking trail

The Sundance Canyon Trail in Banff National Park has reopened after a large male grizzly bear ate a black bear that apparently got in its way.
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A trail in Calgary's Banff National Park had to be closed after a large male grizzly ate a black bear that crossed its path. (BERND WUSTNECK/AFP/Getty Images)
“There was nothing remaining other than a skull, a hide, the four paws and some bones.”
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Nine-year-old girls attempt to break formation wing-walking record

Cousins Rose Powell and Flame Brewer soared into the skies Wednesday in an attempt to become the world's youngest formation wing-walkers.
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Nine-year-old cousins Rose Powell, left, and Flame Brewer wing-walk over Rendcomb airfield in Gloucestershire, England, on Aug. 21, 2013 in an attempt to become the world's youngest formation wing-walkers. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
The girls were strapped to two vintage Boeing Stearman biplanes as they flew to heights of 500 feet at up to 100 miles per hour.
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