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  While such a product might seem misguided during a global pandem- ic, Meiji University professor Ho- mei Miyashita sees it differently: “The goal is to make it possible for people to have the experience of something like eating at a restaurant on the other side of the world, even while staying at home,” he said.
“Once I had it under control, the family came right up to see the snake,” Heyns said. “A scary moment turned into an exciting moment for the children.”
Under the Florence’s seat, they found a gun; wrapped around his penis, they discovered baggies holding methamphetamine and cocaine. Florence, who has many felony convictions, denied that the drugs were his, but he wouldn’t say who they belonged to.
“Do whatever you want,” she told them. “If you don’t take me, I will kill him.”
Miyashita said a commercial version could be made for about $875.
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Parrish is facing a charge of poi- soning food or water with intent to kill or injure a person.
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Pinellas County (Florida) sher- iff’s deputies stopped a car at 4
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Rob and Marcela Wild of Rob- ertson, South Africa, figured there might be a mouse in their newly
 Ever watched a cooking show and wished you could sample the finished product? A professor in Japan has created a prototype TV screen that you can lick to taste a particular food. It works by spraying flavors on a film that rolls over the TV screen, Reuters reported.
decorated Christmas tree when their cats started watching it in- tently on Dec. 10. Instead, they found one of the most venomous snakes in Africa, a boomslang, CNN reported. The Wilds called on snake catcher Gerrie Heyns, who used “snake tongs” to put it on the floor.
a.m. on Dec. 18 for driving with- out its lights on, The Smoking Gun reported. They arrested the driver, Darius Owens, 27, for DUI and marijuana possession, but the real payoff came when they searched the car and passenger, Patrick Florence, 34.
enough” poison in his lemonade to shut him up. Then she called po- lice “so he wouldn’t die,” clickor- reported.
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Alvis Parrish, 54, of Jackson- ville, Florida, got tired of hearing her boyfriend, William Carter, talk on Dec. 7, so she gave him “just
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Heyns released the female snake, which measured about 4 1/2 feet long, back into the wild a couple of days later.
A deputy who spoke to Carter, 61, said he was difficult to inter- view because he was so tired. Car- ter said the lemonade tasted funny, then collapsed on the floor.
When officers arrived, Parrish was on her front porch, where she was handcuffed.
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