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Queen of England Says No to Selfies

The Queen of England has weighed in on selfies; she finds them disconcerting and strange. She believes that selfies take away from the value of human contact and thinks they are an example of bad manners. She was basically saying she misses eye contact.

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Dropping One Letter From His Resume Made All the Difference in the World

This is not your average Joe.

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Bloodhounds, Born Trackers

Bloodhounds are the only animal whose evidence is admissible in a court of law. This amazing dog has 230 million scent receptors making it a tracking machine.  One of the most famous bloodhounds was from Kentucky, Nick Carter.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Superman Comic Sells For $3.2 Million

A rare copy, and in excellent condition, of Superman’s first appearance in a comic book recently sold for $3.2 million. It was Action Comics No.1 from 1938 that sold on eBay for the record price. The same type of high quality comic book was sold in 2011 for $2.1 million.

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An Insane New 4D Batman Roller Coaster is Heading to Six Flags

With Warner Bros. doubling down on 'Batman vs. Superman' and 'Justice League' in the next few years, it makes perfect sense that Six Flags parks would take advantage of the situation and start building new rides named after these iconic characters. And that brings us to Batman: The Ride, which will be opening in San Antonio's Six Flags: Fiesta Texas next year. In short: it looks insane.

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New York State Fair Food

The New York State Fair seems to be the place to try fried food. This year’s fair featured some unique food but it seems the fried variety got most of the attention. Last year’s Big Kahuna Burger was a hit and that was followed this year by the Big Kahuna Donut Dog.

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Handout, Getty Images

Attractions No Longer at Disney Parks

If you visited Disney World or Disneyland in the early days of the parks and you visit Disney today, you will see quite a few changes in the park. Some of the early rides and attractions are gone forever. There was a day on the monorail you could sit up front with the driver simply by asking, but that is no longer allowed.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Alouette, French to English Translation

Recently, I was thinking about the French nursery rhyme Alouette and how I learned it as child and how it is still used today to teach kids the French Language. It got me wondering what the translation from French to English was for the song

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Hello Kitty is NOT a Cat? She is a Little Cartoon Girl. What-the-What-What?

Hello Kitty is not a cat. She is a little girl. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MY WORLD?? All this is according to Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist with the University of Hawaii who is curator of a Hello Kitty retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles in October. She told this to the Los Angeles Times.  Hello? Her name is Kitty. She has whiskers and pointy cat ears. Well, whatever she is or is not. I still love Hello Kitty.

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Kzenon, Thinkstock

Maine Drinks More Alcohol Than Any Other State!

According to a recent study from 'Blowfish', a company that manufactures an hangover remedy, shows that Mainers take in more alcohol than any other state in the country. Wyoming, Alaska, Delaware and Washington D.C. finish out the top five.

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