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These Students Pulled Off a Hilarious Senior Prank With the Help of a Bagpiper

Students at Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois pulled off a hilarious senior prank by hiring a bagpipe player to follow their principal around school grounds. The bagpiper, tailing Principal William "Billy" Robison for an hour while playing, was captured on video shared by student Maggie Moore. Robison described the experience as "a great time" and revealed his love for bagpipes, surprising the students with his enjoyment of the prank. In the end, it seems like Principal Robison may have had the last laugh with this fun and memorable event.

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This Food Bank Just Received the Largest Donation in its 40-Year History

The Ottawa Food Bank has received its largest donation ever, thanks to a collaboration with Khalsa Aid Canada and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. A whopping 210,000 pounds of food were delivered to the warehouse on Bantree Street in just one day. This incredible effort will provide approximately 420,000 meals for children in need over the summer months. With community support like this, the food bank aims to eliminate food insecurity in Ottawa by 2050.

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His Father's Everest Legacy is Inspiring This Mountaineer from Nepal

A legendary mountaineer, Jamling Tenzing Norgay, followed in his father's footsteps by conquering Mount Everest in 1996 after years of preparation and training. Tenzing remains proud of his heritage and enjoys sharing stories from his father's historic climb while guiding others through the Himalayan region on treks and expeditions. He hopes that people will continue to appreciate the beauty of the mountains while respecting their history and culture.

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NASA's 46-Year-Old Explorer Finally Came Back Online - 15 Billion Miles Away

Great news from space! NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft is back up and running, sending usable data to Earth once again. After facing communication issues due to its age, the team successfully identified and fixed the problem in the flight data subsystem. Now fully operational, Voyager 1 continues its incredible journey through interstellar space, providing valuable insights for scientists. With all four science instruments back online, the spacecraft is set for a bright future ahead.

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This Musician Had the Best Reaction to Hearing a Stranger Playing His Song on a Flight

Country singer Walker Hayes had a heartwarming surprise on a recent flight when he overheard a fan listening to his hit song, "Fancy Like." The fan was unaware that the artist himself was sitting behind him. In a video capturing the moment, Hayes quietly reveals his presence, leaving fans delighted by the chance encounter. Despite not interacting directly, the sweet interaction has left everyone smiling and appreciating the joy of unexpected connections.

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Scientists Have Built a "Digital Twin" of Earth to Help Combat Climate Change

A groundbreaking new project called Destination Earth (DestinE) has been launched by the European Commission. This AI-powered "digital twin" of planet Earth aims to provide accurate predictions on extreme weather and climate change, helping policymakers and scientists prepare for the future. By 2030, DestinE plans to complete a full digital replica of the Earth, offering valuable insights into climate adaptation and natural disaster response.

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This Dog Just Helped Win $10,000 for the Shelter That Saved Him

In Española, New Mexico, a rescue dog named Giuseppe, now known as Joey, won $10,000 for the shelter that saved him after being found with five pounds of matted fur. Thanks to an amazing transformation and community support, Joey emerged victorious in the national Dirty Dog Contest. The money will help fund free services like spay-neuter clinics and vaccines at Española Humane. Shelter officials express gratitude for the overwhelming support from voters.

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How This Beauty Queen is Using Her Platform to Champion Neurodiversity

The newly crowned Miss Essex 2024, Lauren Jennings, is using her title to raise awareness for the neurodiverse community. Diagnosed with ADHD two years ago, she now embraces her journey of self-discovery through pageantry. With confidence and a platform to advocate for neurodiversity, Miss Jennings will represent Essex at the Miss Great Britain finals in October. Passionate about being a voice for the neurodiverse community, she aims to be heard, seen, and accepted by all.

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The Cliff Diving World Series Just Celebrated its 100th Stop

Thrilling spectators in Boston, the Cliff Diving World Series celebrated its 100th stop with elite divers plunging into the harbor from up to 90 feet. Australian diver Rhiannan Iffland emerged victorious in the women's section, showcasing fierce competition and skill. The event drew a crowd of 45,000 people over the weekend, highlighting the dedication and athleticism of these epic athletes. With only one U.S. stop this year, cliff diving enthusiasts eagerly await the series finale in Sydney this November.

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A Singer is Reviving the Music of Her Grandafther That Was Silenced by War

A singer and writer has posthumously revived the music of her grandfather, Stephen de Bastion, a composer and pianist whose career was disrupted by the Holocaust. His granddaughter, Roxanne de Bastion, uncovered a treasure trove of archives at her family's home in Berlin. She launched a book and album about his life at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday. Through digitizing his recordings and piecing together his story, she hopes to bring Stephen back into the limelight after 80 years.

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These Friends Completed a 200-Mile Charity Ride from the UK to France on a Unique Bike

Two friends, Matt Richardson and Bill Pollard, completed a charity ride on penny-farthings from the UK to France, raising £16,614 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Despite moments of doubt during their 200-mile journey to Paris, they arrived at the Eiffel Tower feeling relieved, proud, joyful and grateful for the support. Matt's cancer-free status inspired their fundraising efforts in memory of his father who passed away from cancer in 1999. Emotions ran high as they reflected on their adventure and thanked supporters for following and donating generously.

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This Food Bank Just Received the Largest Donation in its 40-Year History

His Father's Everest Legacy is Inspiring This Mountaineer from Nepal

NASA's 46-Year-Old Explorer Finally Came Back Online - 15 Billion Miles Away

This Musician Had the Best Reaction to Hearing a Stranger Playing His Song on a Flight

Scientists Have Built a "Digital Twin" of Earth to Help Combat Climate Change

This Dog Just Helped Win $10,000 for the Shelter That Saved Him

How This Beauty Queen is Using Her Platform to Champion Neurodiversity

The Cliff Diving World Series Just Celebrated its 100th Stop

A Singer is Reviving the Music of Her Grandafther That Was Silenced by War

These Friends Completed a 200-Mile Charity Ride from the UK to France on a Unique Bike