Poor Canadian groundhog dies right before groundhog day

Poor Canadian groundhog dies right before groundhog day

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Groundhogs might be able to predict the weather, but — sadly — they can’t always predict their own death.

Winnipeg Willow, a groundhog at the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, was all ready for her annual ‘Groundhog Day’ performance. But on Saturday, just days before her big reveal, Willow passed away. It is suspected she died of old groundhog age

Willow was a celebrity at the Rehabilitation Center where she resided. She moved to the center after breaking her leg in the wild, and stayed there after making friends with humans on staff. When not predicting the weather, Willow spent her days visiting students at a nearby school. Read more…

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German man dies after blowing up a condom vending machine

German man dies after blowing up a condom vending machine

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A 29-year-old German man has died after an apparent attempted robbery of a condom vending machine.

The event, which involved three men, happened on Christmas Day in Schoeppingen, Germany. According to the BBC, the men attached homemade explosives to the vending machine, taking cover inside their vehicle during the explosion.

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However, one man was unable shut the vehicle door, and a piece of metal shrapnel from the explosion struck him in the head

The man was taken to the hospital by his accomplices where he later died. Read more…

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Florida woman arrested for rolling through Walmart while drinking wine, eating muffins

Florida woman arrested for rolling through Walmart while drinking wine, eating muffins

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It’s impossible not to see a motorized cart and feel the pull of the open road (or big-box store)

Last week, 20-year-old Josseleen Elida Lopez was arrested after riding a motorized cart while drinking from a half-empty wine bottle in a Walmart store in Lecanto, Florida. She grabbed a nearby box of sushi and ate one roll before putting in back in the box. She then proceeded to do the same with a package of mini-muffins and cinnamon rolls. (She has great taste in snacks, clearly.)

At one point, Lopez got on the floor and ate most of a rotisserie chicken. Deputies said she ate approximately $32.36 worth of items before she was stopped. Read more…

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