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Temperatures set to top 120 degrees as monster heat wave hits Southern California
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The most severe heat wave so far this year is bearing down in Southern California, with temperatures likely to top 120 degrees. So how hot will it get? Temperatures in downtown Los Angeles are expected to climb from the mid-80s Saturday to the mid-90s by Sunday, while triple-digit temperatures... (added: Jun 19, 2016 at 09:42 am)

Surfer's monster ride puts big-wave spotlight on Europe
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When it comes to monstrous surf, Europe doesn't get much respect among surfers who ride big waves for a living. But that could soon change thanks to Benjamin Sanchis' recent taming of a bona fide monster beyond the Basque Country south of Hossegor, France. The ride (see video), at a break called Belhar....(more) (added: Feb 19, 2011 at 10:24 am)

Kayakers snap photo of England’s version of the ‘Loch Ness Monster
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Nothing puts a damper on a serene afternoon's kayaking like the sight of a primeval sea monster . That was the rude lesson for Tom Pickles and Sarah Harrington, who'd taken their watercraft out on the foggy waters of Lake Windermere, only to encounter what appeared to be "an enormous snake" sw....(more) (added: Feb 19, 2011 at 11:08 am)

LSD Tripper Amputates, Flushes Monster-Containing Testicles
submitted by Robert Cauthorn in tabloid news from CityTools members
Arcata California has been seeing an outbreak of psychotic behavior, perhaps related to bad drugs... Now this... "On April 18, officers responded to a residence to assist the Arcata Mad River Ambulance with a 31-year-old male subject who had just castrated himself. Medical personnel and officers were unable to locate the subject’s testicles.....(more) (added: May 14, 2010 at 04:16 pm)

Yours Truly, BP -- A musical tribute to BP's Monster in Chief, Tony Hayward
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It's amazing to me that Hayward still has a job. Perhaps his next one will be washing dishes in an American prison.... (added: Jun 09, 2010 at 12:36 pm)

Eve the Jurassic sea monster
submitted by Robby in science from CityTools members
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs. (added: May 29, 2016 at 03:42 am)

Review: In ‘Breaking a Monster,’ a Plea to Play Heavy Metal
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As three black seventh-graders from Brooklyn rise as potential music stars in this documentary, they must face much more than the music. (added: Jun 23, 2016 at 03:42 pm)

Monster Black Hole Caught Feeding On Clumpy, Cloudy 'Rain'
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A hungry black hole has been observed chowing down on cold, clumpy clouds at the center of a nearby galaxy, shedding light on how black holes grow. (added: Jun 08, 2016 at 11:42 am)

'Monster' iceberg shedding hundreds of offshoots
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An island-sized iceberg is breaking up as it drifts closer to Australia, producing hundreds of smaller slabs spread over a massive area of ocean, experts said Monday. The 140-square-kilometre (54-square-mile) block of ice, known as B17B, was seen some 1,700 kilometres (1,054 miles) south-southwest of Australia's western coast on December 9, pro....(more) (added: Dec 15, 2009 at 12:37 am)

Harry Potter and the EU referendum monsters: JK Rowling criticizes campaigns
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Author JK Rowling has criticized the rhetoric surrounding the British referendum on the European Union, calling the campaign "divisive and bitter". Writing on her website on Monday, the Harry Potter author dissected the narratives of both sides and compared the campaigning process to the creation of a "....(more) (added: Jun 20, 2016 at 08:42 am)

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