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A Swedish TV ad for who-knows-what features skydiving cats in formation.
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Between election bad blood and ongoing hurricane horror stories, there's no shortage of negative news right now.
The Deyrolle Taxidermy Shop in Paris, which was established in 1831.
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You might think that the death of a famous person would be relatively easy to double check before reporting it—but you would be wrong.
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To the dismay of many people with swag, "GIF" edged out "YOLO" to become the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year.
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