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Zombie Log Cabins For Sale

Tiger Log Cabins of Great Britain are manufacturing the first ‘zombie’ proof log cabins. They are designed to withstand the bloodiest zombie attacks. It’s the ZFC-1 or Zombie Fortification Cabin and promises to be strong enough to stop the walking dead.

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Benjamin Rondel, Getty Images

The First Horseshoe Tounament Winner

On this day in 1910, the first horseshoe pitching tournament was held in Bronson, Kansas. Things were a little different in those days of horseshoes, the stakes were only 2 inches high, ringers counted as five points, leaners three and close shoes were one. The stakes were 38 feet apart.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

2,000 Weather Related Deaths Each Year

Amazingly extreme weather in the United States kills 2,000 people a year. Most are from floods and tornadoes but heat waves and cold snaps take their fair share too.  Of 10,000 weather related deaths between from 2006 to 2010, excessive cold accounted for two-thirds of deaths and excessive heat accounts for one-third.

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Ivan Bisnestsov, Getty Images

California Woman Gets Stuck in Chimney

A women in California was rescued after being stuck in a chimney of a house that didn’t belong to her. It seems she had about six dates with the man that lived in the house but he broke things off, so she tried to sneak into his home using the chimney.

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Goliath Bird-eating Spider

Puppy Size Spider Found in Rainforest

A giant spider, about the size of puppy, was found in the Guyana rainforest. Its called a Goliath bird-eating tarantula and is considered the largest spider in the world. It can weigh up to a half of a pound, big for a spider.

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My Brief Moment Of Glory!

There's 2 things that I have stacked against me with the B98.5 Pro Football Pick-em contest.  1) I'm the only woman (Well, no...Renee plays too.  So I guess this isn't true) & 2) I know squat about football.  But, I didn't let that stop me from competing against these crazed football maniacs within the Bee studio. 

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Category: Morning Buzz, NFL, Offbeat
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Jorge Guerrero, Getty Images

Girbraltar Ships Monkeys to Scotland

The small country of Gibraltar has sent 30 of its most unruly monkey’s to Scotland to live in a safari park there. The country has about 200 macaque monkeys and they are a tourist attraction, but the 30 that were rounded up and shipped out were considered the worst of them all.

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Scorned Woman Trapped in Ex Online Beau’s Chimney Because Cuckoo, Cuckoo

The stigma of online dating has been largely washed away in recent years. Then, this woman comes along and wipes out all the hard work innocent people looking for love had put into it. So, what in the name of eHarmony happened?

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Category: Offbeat
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ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images

All Time Low of Couples Getting Married

According to a new study fewer and fewer couples are getting married these days.  Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Marriage and Family Research shows the marriage rate in the U.S. in 31 marriages per 1,000 unmarried women.

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Chaloner Woods, Getty Images

How Common is Your Birth Date

If you have ever wondered how many people share the same date as you for your birthday, there is a chart that was made to show you. The chart was devised by Matt Stiles, a data journalist with National Public Radio.

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