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 Babies Born 8/8/08 weigh 8 pounds 8 ounces

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Meet Hailey Jo Hauer and Xander Jace Riniker, both born at 8:08 a.m. on 8/8/08, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces, in neighboring states.

Xander, born at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the eighth grandchild for his mother’s parents. And he’s not the only one in his family with an unusual birthday: His 2-year-old brother, Kael, was born on 4/5/06.

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 Swan Creek Township, Michigan, Man Arrested For Car Wash Activities

A 29-year-old Swan Creek Township man was in the Saginaw County Jail for “receiving sexual favors from a vacuum” at a Thomas Township car wash, police say.

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 Pencil Removed From German’s Head

Margret Wegner fell over carrying the pencil when she was four. It punctured her cheek and part of it went into her brain, above the right eye.

The 59-year-old has suffered headaches and nosebleeds for most of her life.

Surgeons in Berlin were able to remove most of the pencil in a two-hour operation, but a 2cm section was so embedded it was impossible to remove.

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 Rocks Record Dino Dance Floor

Scientists have identified an amazing collection of dinosaur footprints on the Arizona-Utah border in the US.

There are so many prints – more than 1,000 – that geologists have dubbed the site “a dinosaur dance floor”.

Located within the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, the marks were long thought simply to be potholes gouged out of the rock by years of erosion.

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 A Final Weirdlet

Lastly… this one you simply have to go to the blog to see. Scroll down to where the weird coincidence with the $20 bill starts.

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