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The Daily Word in giant spiders, buckled up pets and Mars colonies

The Daily Word

It’s Primary Election Day! Find a voting center here.

Scientists say too much exercise can cause permanent damage to the heart.

The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire has burned more than 259,000 acres and is 20% contained.

Colonies of giant hairy spiders in India have already claimed the lives of two people.

The Little People Association of America is furious at Snow White and the Huntsman for not including them in the film.

The U.S. cancels funding for a Pakistani “Sesame Street.”

Ten bizarre theories about movies and television.

An overflowing urinal soaks the House Press Gallery in the U.S. Capitol. There’s a joke in there, somewhere.

Failing to buckle up your pet in New Jersey could run you a cool $1,000.

A TV weatherman survives a shot to the chest via crossbow during a break in.

Dutch company Mars One plans to establish a colony on Mars by April 2023. No word yet on whether Newt’s interested.

Two girls die after playing Ghost Train in their Jeep.

This “humanlike” chimpanzee—or the creepiest thing you’ll ever see—dies in Texas at age 55.

A three-minute montage covering the history of video games.

Incredible sculptures made from a single piece of wood.

Happy Birthday, Kenny G! May you live forever through piles of discarded cassette tapes at thrift stores.