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Six Flags St. Louis offers perks for customer coffin time

Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin

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Dense swarm of bats causes flap at Vienna airport

Birds are a well-known hazard for airport operators, but Vienna airport officials had to deal with different winged intruders: a swarm of bats

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Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space

It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space _ and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth

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$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes

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Indiana courthouse's fish-shaped weather vane to get name

A fish-shaped weather vane that's been a fixture atop a southern Indiana courthouse for more than 150 years will soon be getting a name

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State investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot

State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana

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Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space

It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space _ and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth

Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore
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Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

It's not quite the World Wide Web _ but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start

Dad accused of putting girl in game machine, stealing prizes
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Dad accused of putting girl in game machine, stealing prizes

A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes

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160-foot-long Italian sandwich is quickly devoured in Maine

Eleven sandwich shops combined forces to create a 160-foot-long Italian sandwich