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Tests cited by the National Park Service show that usually fewer than 3% of the insects killed by bug zappers are mosquitoes.

Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has come up with a new sin, called the "sin of waiting." He is worried young people wait too long to get married and therefore are open to sexual temptations. His solution: Get married earlier.

Every year, contaminated food sickens 76 million people in the U.S., resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths.

The only known record of a dinosaur stampede took place about 95 million years ago at Lark Quarry, near Winton in western Queensland, Australia. Scientists estimate there were at least 150 dinosaurs, and more than 3,300 fossilized footprints remain.

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