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Authorities in Gaza captured an escaped crocodile who had been living in the sewers and eating local ducks and goats. “He had a lot of spirit in him,” said police lieutenant colonel Samih al-Sultan. “He wanted to be free.”

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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