Comet Ping Pong, a pizzeria in Washington, D.C., has been made the center of a bizarre online conspiracy theory — with real-world consequences. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Elton John offered free tickets for his concert to Canadian border guard after the guard helped the singer get through customs. The guard wasn't supposed to accept the tickets, but he did and was then suspended. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AOL hide caption

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Finland's Postal Service Goes Above And Beyond Delivering Mail

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(Left) The traditional Christmas goat made of straw is inaugurated in Gavle, Sweden on Sunday. (Right) The goat was burned down just hours after the inauguration to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The goat has been torched many times over the years. Pernilla Wahlman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Corey Ryan Forrester, Drew Morgan and Trae Crowder write and perform together. They wrote a book called The Liberal Redneck Manifesto, which challenges what readers might expect from Southern comedy. Robin Marchant/Getty Images hide caption

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'Liberal Rednecks' Are Killing Southern Stereotypes With Comedy

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NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough shows a pouch of turkey he will be preparing for his crew in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, aboard the International Space Station. AP hide caption

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To be clear, this squirrel — photographed in 2008 — is not the one that threw itself at a Chicago alderman's bicycle earlier this month. Taylor L. Riché/Flickr hide caption

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Cross-Country Runner Hit By Deer Mid-Race

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Slovakian Brothers Named Fastest Gravediggers In Central Europe

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Renditions of the Mannequin Challenge have been done by professional sports teams, high school students, and even a few celebrities including Destiny's Child. It looks like they decided to do another reunion that didn't require a Super Bowl performance. @kellyrowland/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A video from the Bureau of Land Management-Alaska Facebook page showed a mysterious object moving in the Chena River. The BLM called it an "Ice Monster." Bureau of Land Management/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Pilot Makes A Romantic Flight Announcement

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