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Poncho Via stands on a field of grass in Clay County Alabama at the Green Acres Farm in 2017. The steer currently holds the Guinness World Record for having the longest set of horns ever. The Pope Family hide caption

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Boaty McBoatface, an autonomous submarine vehicle, had a successful first mission taking measurements deep in the Southern Ocean. Povl Abrahamsen, British Antarctic Survey hide caption

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A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service's radar wasn't a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over San Bernardino County in Southern California. National Weather Service via /AP hide caption

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A comedian wondered on Twitter: Does Elizabeth Warren have a plan to fix my love life? To the amazement and delight of many, the presidential contender promised to "figure this out." Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye walks past a NASA logo during a tour at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Do You Love Lying In Bed? Get Paid By NASA To Do It For Space Research

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Three seasoned deputies — one with at least 20 years on the force — a detective who happened to be in the area, and two canine officers all responded to the call of a burglary in progress at a Cedar Hills home near Portland, Ore. Instead, they found a trapped robotic vacuum cleaner. Washington County sheriff hide caption

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This 1991 photo became famous in the climbing community after appearing in a 1995 Patagonia catalog. Almost three decades after the photo was taken, Jordan Leads, the baby pictured, is grown up and tells NPR about her perspective on the photo. Greg Epperson hide caption

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The Flying Baby From A Famous 1995 Patagonia Catalog Photo Is All Grown Up

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Flamingos flock to Mumbai between September and April, but this year there are almost three times more birds than the amount that usually flocks to the area. Bachchan Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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More Flamingos Are Flocking to Mumbai Than Ever Before. The Reason Could be Sewage

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A Game of Thrones Fan Traveled To The Arctic As Part Of A Worldwide Scavenger Hunt

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Simon Walker, a student at the Bern University of the Arts in Switzerland, checks a small music speaker placed directly below a wheel of Emmental. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Need A Can't-Miss Wheel Of Cheese? Try Playing It Some Hip-Hop

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People pose for a picture among wildflowers in bloom Monday in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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'Poppy Apocalypse': A California City Swarmed By Selfie Stick-Toting Tourists

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For people with a rare condition known as misophonia, certain sounds like slurping, chewing, tapping and clicking can elicit intense feelings of rage or panic. Photo illustration by Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Misophonia: When Life's Noises Drive You Mad

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Marijuana plants grow in a marijuana cultivation facility on July 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Cannabis 101 At The University Of Connecticut

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