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    Why people say a stork delivers babies, a 600-year-old English coin that ended up in Newfoundland, and the origin story of Lobsta Mickey.

    The Psychology Behind Why Identical Twins Inspire Fascination—and Fear

    The Psychology Behind Why Identical Twins Inspire Fascination—and Fear

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    Atlas Obscura - Sarah Durn

    A history of othering, experimentation, and mystery. The twins in Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film The Shining were never supposed to be identical. In …

    Oddball 6-foot 'Lobsta Mickey' statue returns to Boston

    Oddball 6-foot 'Lobsta Mickey' statue returns to Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — A long-forgotten, and somewhat unsettling, statue of Mickey Mouse with giant lobster claws for hands has found its way back to Boston. The 700-pound statue was last seen in the city nearly two decades ago at Quincy Market where it entertained tourists and shoppers — before slipping out …

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