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Apparently the squid had been wounded after an encounter with a predator, and wasn't going to live long. James Taylor found it while paddling with friends in Melkbosstrand, near Cape Town. 

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Excuses People Gave The Cops That Turned Out To Be Legit

Cops have some interesting stories, like times they've enforced stupid laws just because someone was being a real A-hole. Day-to-day,  the cops walk in on some pretty wild situations, and since naturally no one wants to be arrested, they hear some pretty dumb excuses. Here are some surprising times a weird excuse actually turned out to be the real deal; from police themselves and people who were stopped.

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Guy Discovers Dora The Explorer Themed Gangster Car With Bullet Holes, In Junk Yard

This guy's Tumblr thread about discovering a Dora the Explorer themed gangster car in a junkyard takes an even more unexpected twist when he learns that there are bullet holes in the window. Definitely a solid case of a post getting real dark real fast. 

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Director Vincent Peone, got to enjoy a private jet like experience when he defied the odds and ended up being the only passenger aboard a Delta flight from Aspen, Colorado to Salt Lake City, Utah. Peone managed to document his bizarre and hilarious experience, and at one point captures some of the crew members loading up a ton of sand bags to add weight to the plane, because he was the only passenger on board! 

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21 Strange and Inventive Ways They Made Sound Effects For Classic Scenes

We like learning how our favorite movies achieved their astounding visual effects, but sound effects can make or break the tone of a movie. It's pretty cool to think that it's someone's job to figure out what it would sound like for a mooshy robot body to be pushed through metal bars. What's even more interesting is that they decided it would sound like dog food sliding out of a can.

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The Oakland A's Sign A Fan Who Threw 96 MPH In A Speed Pitching Challenge

Twitter user @cpatterson_7 filmed his buddy trying out a speed pitch challenge at a Rockies game, and after the video went viral on Twitter he ended up signing an official contract with the Oakland A's! Talk about a true fairytale. We wish this guy nothing but luck in his spontaneous MLB career. 


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You've got to love how he just casually stops at the red light after making an emergency landing on a busy road in Washington State, in an airplane! Glad everyone seems to be okay in this. 

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Man Discovers A Cat's Given Birth To Kittens Underneath His Bed

What a wonderfully wholesome revelation to have. You're just going about minding your business, maybe even thinking about taking a quick snooze, when suddenly you discover that a cat has given birth to a batch of adorable little kittens...underneath your bed! Dreams do come true. Apparently this man kept the cat and the babies too. A true fairytale ending to a seemingly supernatural occurrence. 

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Man's Proposal Gets Ruined By A Car Crash Caused By A Naked Man Chasing A Dog

As far as botched proposal stories go, this one is in a league of its own. And it's really all there in the headline for you, guys. A romantic proposal ends up getting crashed by a naked dude chasing his dog around. I think there was a golden opportunity there to poke fun at the chaos of the situation, and just accept that this would be a story for the potential kids one day. 

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FBI Ends Up Investigating A Guy Who Was Just Doing His Job

"Special Agent Smith" sent this poor guy just trying to do his job and research RC planes, into a full-fledged panic attack. Goes to show you've always got to be mindful about what kinds of questions your asking in forums online. Never know how it might look to government officials who don't have the context or know you. 

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Guy's Co-Worker Enlightens Him That He Read NSFW Harry Potter Fan Fiction Instead Of Actual Book

This guy found himself quite shook after realizing what he read was in fact not a Harry Potter novel named "The Order Of The Phoenix", but instead some erotic fan fiction. To make matters even more grand in terms of the fail in this story; he didn't realize he'd mistakenly read Harry Potter fan fiction until he was already in the middle of a conversation with co-workers about it. Yikes. But also, amazing. 

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This guy's strength and agility are maxed out. It literally sounds like a mechanical device firing something off when he leaps into the air and unleashes that wicked shot on his unprepared opponents. 

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Man Tweets About "Invisible Advantage" When He Switched Clients With His Female Coworker

This guy's Twitter thread about an "invisible advantage" he encountered when trading clients with his female coworker. The ensuing tweets are bound to stir up a cocktail of fiery opinions on the matter. What do you think? 

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34 Times The Camera Captured Haunted House Customers Getting Scared

Just when you think you're going to get away with acting tough up in a haunted house, it'll humble you by giving you the fear. These customers definitely got nice and scared while they were at the haunted house. Thank goodness there was a camera around to capture the moments! 

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