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Man Sends Honorable Medals to 2012 Olympians Finishing in Fourth Place

When it comes to the 2012 Olympics, British bookshop owner David Mitchell said it best, “Performance levels have become so much higher that it’s so hard now to get a medal.” Just think about Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, both of whom have won medals by mere seconds ahead of their competitors. But does that make those Olympians who came just shy of placing any less athletic?

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10 of the Strangest Hotels on the Planet

Sometimes a bed is just a bed. It’s simply a place to lay your head down for a good night’s sleep. But sometimes a bed, and the room it happens to be in, is an amazing work of art, located in a bizarre place full of fascinating sights. Most of us have stayed in hotels during our life, some better than others, but how many people can say they’ve slept in an underwater hotel, or one built out of ice or salt?

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Did an Angel Appear in the Clouds Above Aurora Cinema?

Clouds gathered above the Aurora cinema after Sunday night’s vigil for the victims in the tragic ‘Dark Knight Rises‘ shooting, believed to be shaped like an angel. Crystal Fuller snapped a photo of clouds and wrote on Facebook:

“I took this picture last night after I left the vigil…Looks like an Angel in the clouds above Century 16. Touching!”

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Freaky, Unidentified ‘Monster’ Washes Ashore In New York City [NSFW Photos]

In July of 2008, the carcass of a bloated, chimera-like animal washed ashore in Long Island. The ‘Montauk Monster‘ terrified and fascinated the nation that summer, with zoologists eventually concluding the beast was probably a water-damaged raccoon, rather than some sort of byproduct of a top-secret experiment gone horribly wrong.

Four years later, it looks like we have another monster on our hands.

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10 Amazing Olympic Facts You Might Not Know

With the Olympics coming to London this summer, we thought we’d take a look at some amazing facts and traditions that make up part of this celebrated global event.

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Stubbs the Cat Is the World’s First Feline Mayor

Meet Stubbs, a sassy cat who has recently rocketed to fame. As mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, he attracts visitors from far and wide, hoping to catch a glimpse of one of the longest serving mayors in the US.

Known locally as “Mayor Stubbs,” the feline’s popularity is undisputed: he has 1,000 friends on Facebook, which exceeds the town’s 900 residents.

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Hundreds of Texas Students Defend Military Funeral Against the Westboro Baptist Church

When the Westboro Baptist Church announced their intention to target the funeral of Texas A&M alum Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, his fellow Aggies didn’t take it sitting down.

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Best Photos of the Week – Crazy Hats, Tight Roping, and More

It’s time once again for the best photos of the week. We have some intense competition photos (horse racing and dog surfing), some crazy fashions to wear to those competitions (though a feather hat may not be the best choice for the dog surfing) and some pics of celebrities, though epic, we never really wanted to see. Plus, the muscular alien from ‘Prometheus’ without his make-up on. Check out the photos below.

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