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From the bleeding edge of science to the mysteries of the human mind, top-secret experiments and the remarkable stories of people, places and events just off the edge of the mainstream map, the creators of Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know bring you Strange News Daily – shedding light on the most bizarre, disturbing and unusual news of the day.

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From the bleeding edge of science to the mysteries of the human mind, top-secret experiments and the remarkable stories of people, places and events just off the edge of the mainstream map, the creators of Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know bring you Strange News Daily – shedding light on the most bizarre, disturbing and unusual news of the day.

    Episode 48: Hitler's Alligator Dies, Denmark Wants to be Your Wingman, and You Should Look at Your Fingers

    Episode 48: Hitler's Alligator Dies, Denmark Wants to be Your Wingman, and You Should Look at Your Fingers

    An 84-year old alligator named Saturn has died, leaving the Moscow Zoo to wonder about his ties to Adolph Hitler. Denmark will let foreigners enter the country to see their romantic partners -- but you have to show them some love letters first. A new study finds an intriguing link between the size of men's ring fingers and their susceptibility to COVID-19. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 13 min
    Episode 47: Earth's Mysterious Magnetic Anomaly, The Pizza Man's Revenge, and North Korea Decides its Leaders Don't Have Superpowers

    Episode 47: Earth's Mysterious Magnetic Anomaly, The Pizza Man's Revenge, and North Korea Decides its Leaders Don't Have Superpowers

    Scientists are perplexed by a strange weakening in Earth's magnetic field between South America and Africa -- and no one knows why it's happening. An anonymous pizzaria owner takes creative revenge on DoorDash. North Korean media has reversed a long-standing position, revealing that founder Kim Il-Sung does not, in fact, have superspeed. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 17 min
    Episode 46: The Perfect Time For A Pipeline, China and India Inch Closer to War, and Crayola Pursues Diversity

    Episode 46: The Perfect Time For A Pipeline, China and India Inch Closer to War, and Crayola Pursues Diversity

    A government official in Alberta, Canada, has drawn heat for saying she'd love to build a pipeline while people can't physically protest. China and India accelerate tensions along the world's longest unmarked border. And Crayola aims to give children more artistic representation with their new 'Colors of the World' collection. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 14 min
    Episode 45: The Cannonball Run, Record-breaking Unemployment, and the 'Skinny Gene'

    Episode 45: The Cannonball Run, Record-breaking Unemployment, and the 'Skinny Gene'

    Speed demons have taken advantage of the lockdown to shatter the records for the (in)famous and illegal Cannonball Run from New York to LA. US unemployment numbers stay at crisis levels, though authorities hope they will decline as the country attempts to reopen. And, it appears, scientists have finally found out why some of your friends can eat whatever they want, whenever they wish, without ever gaining a pound. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 17 min
    Episode 44: Extinct Bird Has Re-evolved, Dolphins Miss You and the Pandemic Makes For Amazing Views

    Episode 44: Extinct Bird Has Re-evolved, Dolphins Miss You and the Pandemic Makes For Amazing Views

    An extinct bird has apparently 're-evolved' back to life. Dolphins in Australia are leaving gifts as they apparently miss their human friends. And, in Nepal, the pandemic is helping creating breathtaking views as people can see Mount Everest from more than 120 miles away for the first time in living memory. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 14 min
    Episode 43: Getting High on Penguin Poop, Anonymous Donors Pay Student Loans, The Rise of the Man Mouse

    Episode 43: Getting High on Penguin Poop, Anonymous Donors Pay Student Loans, The Rise of the Man Mouse

    Researchers on South Georgia Island are accidentally getting high on penguin poop. Anonymous donors pay off 8 million dollars' worth of student loans. Scientists have created a new sort of chimera -- a mouse that's 4% human. Join Ben Bowlin for more Strange News Daily, and share your stories on Twitter: #strangedaily.
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    • 14 min

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