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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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