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Bill Gates Donates 100,000 Chickens
Bill Gates is well known for his philanthropic work, but his most recent campaign is really something to crow about: he’s donating 100,000 chickens to countries with high levels of poverty. Bill’s wife calls chickens "the ATM of the poor.”
Delta Makes Lousy Investment, Loses $450 Million
Delta Air Lines is losing nearly half a billion dollars on a bad bet on fuel prices. That’s a lot of peanuts.
Bomb-Sniffing Locusts Get $750,000 Grant from Navy
Locusts gained fame as agents of destruction during the eighth plague of Egypt in the Bible. Now, researchers are envisioning a new occupation for these humble insects:cyborg bomb detectors.
Saggy Pants Banned in South Carolina
On Tuesday, a South Carolina town passed a law that bans pants that "intentionally" display undergarments. Pull your pants up!
CNN Report: New “Super Bacteria” Found in Water
With less than a month before Rio’s Summer Olympics get underway, CNN and Reuters have reported that a deadly “super bacteria” has been found in the bodies of water where the swimming, sailing, and rowing events will take place. C’mon in…