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The Tail End of Winter: Photographer John Sonderman snapped a watchful squirrel from the warmth of his living room last month. The squirrel, which was hanging out on the back fence of Sonderman’s Arlington home, “seemed to be enjoying the snow and posing for photos.” (John Sonderman / For Express)


Fisherman Catches Something Even Old Bay Can’t Make Tasty

A Washington state fisherman’s recent catch has made its way to the FBI crime lab in Quantico, Va. The fisherman found something unusual in his crab pot last month: a partial human skull. The crab pot had spent a week in waters 90- to 100-feet deep about 2 miles off of Westport, Wash., the Associated Press reported. Investigators sent it to the crime lab in hopes of identifying it.


“I didn’t think we would have to worry about rocks getting shot through our windows …”

— Joseph Belcher, whose Germantown, Md., home was damaged last month when snowplows kicked up rocks with enough force to break his windows, WTOP reported


Good Thing CEO Didn’t Go Into The Rat Poison Business …

Muyiwa Olumide, the CEO of Towson, Md.-based Kewi Bra, which produces “ground-breaking” bras in large cup sizes, announced last month that he planned to get breast implants so that he could “live and breathe his own product,” according to a company press release. Kewi Bra also announced it would set out to raise $25,000 on the crowd-funding site Indiegogo.

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Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.



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