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Plane crazy reasons for flight delays

An 80-year-old Chinese woman delayed a domestic flight from Shanghai this week for nearly six hours after throwing coins into an engine of the plane supposedly for good luck.

Time asks Trump Org to pull mock magazine covers

Time Magazine said Wednesday it has asked the Trump Organization to take down a mock front cover celebrating Donald Trump’s business record that is on display in several of the president’s golf clubs.

Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva

Eating a tasty meal with chana dal or doenjang washed down with a gin daisy could well foster a nice feeling of hygge. Just hope you don’t find any zyzzyva on your plate.
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