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Recent research has shown that zebra finches sing differently when drunk, but not whether they know enough of the lyrics to get through "I Will Survive" or "Don't Stop Believin'." Liza Gross/Courtesy Public Library of Science hide caption

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Scientists Discover That Drunk Birds Sing Like Drunks

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Masked pro-democracy protesters move a barricade farther away from an office tower Tuesday in accordance to a court injunction to clear up part of the protest site, after the arrival of bailiffs outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Authorities were preparing to clear part of a key area of the heart of the city that has been occupied by the demonstrators for nearly two months. Tyrone Siu/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Tony Stewart prepares for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen, N.Y., in August. Stewart won't face charges in the Aug. 9 death of driver Kevin Ward Jr. Derik Hamilton/AP hide caption

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with his son Bobby (right) on Thursday in Richmond, Va. McDonnell was found guilty on 11 of 14 charges related to taking gifts from a businessman in exchange for political favors. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges. Alex Wong/Getty hide caption

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on behalf of Bloomberg Philanthropies Aug. 5 during the U.S.-Africa Business Forum. Bloomberg had been expected to commit most of his post-mayoral time to his charitable work, but said he found the day-to-day dealings at his media company to be too intriguing to stay away. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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