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Can You Read This Witch Spell? A Chicago Library Needs You

July 14, 2017

(Newser) – In the market for some 17th-century spells written by (possible) real-life witches? The Book of Magical Charms, a handwritten manuscript penned ...

Students Carry on Epic Tinder Exchange for 3 Years

(Newser) – Michelle Arendas and Josh Avsec have kept up an epic Tinder conversation for nearly three years—and after it recently went viral, ...

After 7 Days of Legal Pot Sales, Nevada Declares Emergency

(Newser) – Nevada on July 1 became the fifth state to sell recreational marijuana to the public, and one week later, it declared ...

Meanwhile in Britain: Tiegate

(Newser) – There’s a new heated battle raging in Britain: In parliament at least, there’s a line in the sand between those who ...

One of Pennsylvania’s Oldest Homes Hid in Plain Sight

(Newser) – Based on a line in a local history book, Jude Plum suspected the two-story home he purchased out of pre-foreclosure in ...

Cuba Wants to Help Its People Have Sex

(Newser) – Cuba wants to help its citizens have sex … in private. As the BBC reports, it’s “common” to see couples knocking ...

My Dentist Was Arrested for Murder. Then Things Got Weird

(Newser) – When James Lasdun needed immediate care for a broken tooth in April 2016, he found himself in the office of his ...

Sleuth Following 2 Leads in Biggest US Art Heist

(Newser) – A Dutch art sleuth with an impressive track record says he’s following two possible leads in the largest art heist in ...

Class Prez’s Diploma Withheld Over Graduation Speech

(Newser) – A senior class president in North Carolina was “hurt and embarrassed” when the principal withheld his diploma because he refused to ...

2nd Attempt at Going Over Niagara Kills Daredevil

(Newser) – A Florida man tempted fate twice, and the second time proved his undoing: New York State Park Police on Thursday said ...

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