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Boston is not clowning around. When a city council candidate showed up at polling station dressed like a clown, concerned parents called the police. Pat Payaso thought it would be a fun way to engage voters (because his last name means clown in Spanish) but it didn't go over as planned. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Dive For Pop Fly Sends Baseball Fan's Nachos Flying

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It's officially fall. In case you haven't found a pumpkin spice product that you like, one company has created a spray to add some flavor to any item. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Enough With The Pumpkin Spice Already

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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates after defeating compatriot Madison Keys during their Women's Singles final match at the 2017 U.S. Open. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High School Female Quarterback Throws Touchdown Pass In First Game

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Cracker Barrel has 645 locations throughout the United States, and after many, many trips Ray and Wilma Yoder have visited every single one. Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for Cracker Barrel hide caption

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'Airistotle' Repeats As World Air Guitar Champion ListenĀ· 0:30

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St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina, left, celebrates after hitting a grand slam off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Peter Moylan during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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An Update On The Priests Who Walked Into A Bar

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It's not recommended by anyone that you try to scale Philadelphia's City Hall, but that's also not to say that it's never been done. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images hide caption

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In Search Of Love, Too Many Messages In The Bottles

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You butter believe that people make sculptures out of the same stuff you put on your toast. In 2011, the Pennsylvania Dairy Industry rolled out their 1,000-pound "Butter Sculpture" depicting a dairy farmer providing milk to children playing. Bradley C Bower/AP hide caption

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Follow Your Dreams And Achieve Anything, Like Visiting Every Cracker Barrel

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In China, it doesn't matter that Winnie The Pooh has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The chubby, little cubby was apparently banned in the country after comparisons were made between the bear stuffed with fluff and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lesson In Why You Should Read The Terms And Conditions

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Everyone knows the struggle of getting caught in the rain without an umbrella, but an umbrella share start-up learned the hard way that once you give someone an umbrella, they don't always return it. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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After 13 Years Of Daily Alarms, Owners Remove Clock From Air Vent

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Go ahead and serve your dinner guests carrots, but just don't call them carrots. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People Are More Likely To Eat Veggies With Fancy Names, Researchers Say

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A peacock walks into a liquor store and smashes $500 worth of alcohol in between ruffling some feathers. But really. Scott Halleran/Getty Images hide caption

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A Peacock Leaves Broken Bottles Behind After Liquor Store Stop

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Competitors tumble down Coopers Hill in pursuit of a round Double Gloucester cheese during the 2016 cheese rolling competition near the village of Brockworth, Gloucester. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Love Of Pizza Helps Gets High School Senior Accepted Into Yale

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Forty years after The Dallas Morning News ran a review for the original Star Wars calling Chewbacca a "Wookie," the paper issued a correction noting that the spelling is actually Wookiee. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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DJ Itsuki Morita Sets Guinness Record

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Former President George W. Bush has been going to Texas Rangers games for years, but during a game on Wednesday he made a cameo in a segment FOX Sports reporter Emily Jones was taping, yelling "Hey!" as he walked by. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Text In The Movie, Or Risk A Lawsuit

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If you're looking for a new piece of art to add to your apartment or house, you might just need to take a trip to the produce section at your local grocery store. Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Much Like Beauty, Art Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

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