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Offbeat Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show (Photo Gallery)
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.
Offbeat Brooklyn show looks at mystique of 'killer heels' Brooklyn show looks at mystique of 'killer heels'
A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the elevated shoe as a design object, from platform shoes dating to about 1600 to a contemporary - and lethal - 8-inch dagger stiletto.
Offbeat Penn State student deemed squirrel whisperer Penn State student deemed squirrel whisperer
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.(WJAC) -- Happy Valley is home to thousands of students and it's also home to thousands of bushy-tailed squirrels. No one seems to know them better than Penn State junior Mary Krupa.



"My parents were worried you might bullied for making friends with the squirrels.