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Arkansas State Rep. Nate Bell apologizes for 'cowering Boston liberals' AR-15 tweet

Responses to Bell's AR-15 comment were swift, fierce and sometimes funny.
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Arkansas State Rep. Nate Bell apologized this afternoon for his tweet that 'Boston Liberals' probably wished they had an AR-15 about now. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)
An Arkansas State representative Nate Bell created a stir this morning when he suggested Bostonian liberals are probably praying for AR-15s right about now.

Chris Hadfield wrings out a wet cloth and the whole world watches (VIDEO)

Commander Chris Hadfield is becoming a social media legend with his pictures of the world from the ISS and his engagement with audiences across the globe answering questions about space.
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Commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield shows the universe how to wring out a wet cloth in space. (Youtube/Screengrab)
Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, demonstrated this week how to wring out a wet cloth in space.

Existential dread? Tylenol might help

Canadian scientists discovered that acetaminophen, the key ingredient in Tylenol, can reduce feelings of fear, anxiety and "existential dread."
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Researchers found that Tylenol may actually reduce the existential dread we feel after watching David Lynch movies. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Researchers have found that good ol' Tylenol could have stopped the birth of French existentialism as we know it.

Man who punched horse at soccer match says sorry to the horse

Barry Rogerson, 45, was arrested after punching a police horse during a riot after a Tyne-Wear derby soccer match in northern England.
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Barry Rogerson, 45, punches a police horse during a riot after a soccer game in northern England this week. Rogerson says he regrets what he did. (Youtube/Screengrab)
A British man who punched a horse in the throat this week says he loves animals and that what he did was "stupid."

Message in a bottle from Canada lands on Croatia beach 28 years later

It had been at sea for 28 years before it was discovered by a kite surfer cleaning the beach.
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A surfer found a letter in a bottle from one lover to another washed up on a Croatian beach. It had been sent from Nova Scotia, Canada, thousands of miles away 28 years ago. (Facebook/Facebook)
Croatian surfers found a message in a bottle on a beach recently with a note all the way from Canada.

Unsurprising study finds that Heavy Metal listeners more anxious, depressed

Researchers found through a survey of college students that those who listened to heavy rock and metal had significantly higher levels of mental stress.
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A new study has shown what most people knew all along - listeners to heavy metal and its sub-genres are more depressed than others. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Heavy Metal enthusiasts tend to be more anxious and depressed than others.

Pets play a central role in household bacterial life, study says

Researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder found, among other things, that parents share much more bacteria with their dogs than with their kids.
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A new study shows that dogs are far more involved in the bacterial life of the household than once thought. (Rosie Hallam/Getty Images)
It turns out that we share more bacteria with our pets than once thought.

African snails invade Florida... again

Giant African Land Snails are the size of small mammals and can eat through just about any material on Earth.
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A Giant African land snail is seen as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announces it has positively identified a population of the invasive species. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Giant African Land Snails have once again descended on Florida.

Brutal murder caught on Google Maps?

The image was posted on the website Reddit and has stirred controversy as to what is really going on.
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The Google Maps image that has sparked debate as to what is really going on here. (Google/Google maps)
An internet user in the Netherlands found what appears to be a grisly murder on Google Maps.

Madonna in Malawi: The celebrity scandal grows as president Banda denies criticism

Banda said she was unaware of the press release that accused Madonna of overstating her contribution to Malawi and demanding VIP treatment during visits.
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US Pop Star Madonna hugs Yasinta Chapomba, Executive Director for Mphandula Childcare Centre during her visit to the centre in Namitete, Malawi on April 5, 2013. (Amos Gumulira/AFP/Getty Images)
Malawi's President, Joyce Banda, said she was furious over a statement her office issued labeling pop star Madonna a "bully."
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