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Merry Christmas! Climate Change Now Being Blamed for ‘Shrinking Reindeer’

And right at Christmastime, too. File this one in the “We couldn’t even make this one up if we tried” category. Climate change scientists are now blaming climate change for causing reindeer to shrink (via Yahoo! News): Over the past 16 years, the weight of adult reindeer in Svalbard in the Norwegian Arctic has dropped…

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Did CCTV Capture the Ghost of This Shopkeeper on Tape?

The general manager at a vintage store called Hopkinson on Station Street, Nottingham dating back to the 1880s claims to have caught a ghost on the store’s CCTV surveillance cameras. The white spectral half-figure appears to hover near a clothing rack, almost as if shopping. Via Nottingham Post: General manager Izzy Watts said: “When I…

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