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Nightmare on Elm Street house hits the market in time for Halloween

Nightmare on Elm Street house hits the market in time for Halloween

If you're a horror buff who loves the idea of living in a classic horror movie house, good news. The house featured in the original Nightmare on Elm Street is now for sale. The property is located in Los Angeles, California, where it is offered for $3,250,000. Make no mistake, however, the house won't invoke feelings of terror or even nostalgia: it has been updated with a modern, bright, open design.

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This bizarre Lo-Res car is real – and really up for sale

This bizarre Lo-Res car is real – and really up for sale

If the Cybertruck is a little too normal in its design for you, then the chance to pick up one of only four United Nude Lo-Res Concept EVs ever made might prove more appealing. Exiting the Peterson museum collection and up for auction today, the striking prototype looks like a game glitch but is actually human-sized and ready to run. Unfortunately, as well as being a devil to keep clean of fingerprints, there's also another good reason why you might not want to make this your daily driver.

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Giant eagle Kodiak is on the loose in Pittsburgh after aviary escape

Giant eagle Kodiak is on the loose in Pittsburgh after aviary escape

A giant eagle measuring around four feet tall is on the loose in Pittsburgh after managing to escape from a local aviary. The eagle has been living the free life for around a week, though it continues to make the occasional appearance around the aviary, his home for many years. Humanely capturing the eagle has proven tricky.

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Real-life house behind ‘The Conjuring’ is on the market again

Real-life house behind ‘The Conjuring’ is on the market again

Just in time for Halloween is an old, very expensive house with one notable feature: it is allegedly haunted. The house that inspired hit horror movie The Conjuring is back on the market for those who want to live close to multiple major New England destinations and who aren't afraid of a potential demon or two.

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PNW experts warn angry coyotes possibly high on drugs are biting people

PNW experts warn angry coyotes possibly high on drugs are biting people

Officials in Vancouver have issued a warning that angry and mostly fearless coyotes have been attacking people and dogs in the city's Stanley Park. Numerous people have been aggressively bitten by the coyotes, which are commonly found in North America but generally aren't a risk to humans. Among other things, experts say these coyotes may be consuming drugs.

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Sheriff’s office warns public to stop sleeping in hammocks on power lines

Sheriff’s office warns public to stop sleeping in hammocks on power lines

A law enforcement agency is once again having to go public with a warning that most would consider common sense -- only this time it doesn't have to do with bolting a satellite dish on your car or packing dung in your travel luggage. According to Weber County Sheriff's Office, there has been an uptick in people climbing power installations to hang hammocks from power lines.

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Russia’s mosquito tornado underscores climate change’s dramatic impact

Russia’s mosquito tornado underscores climate change’s dramatic impact

A newly published video shows a swarm of mosquitoes form into a literal cyclone of buzzing chaos as they terrorize a remote eastern Russian village. Though dramatic in its visual nature and beyond annoying, the mosquitoes weren't actually a danger to nearby people. Instead, the insects were worked up into a massive mating frenzy spurred, in part, by climate change.

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Ford Mach-Eau novelty fragrance offers gasoline scent for EV owners

Ford Mach-Eau novelty fragrance offers gasoline scent for EV owners

In what is apparently a very real thing, Ford teamed up with fragrance company Olfiction to develop Mach-Eau, a bottled scent that gives those who sniff it nostalgic undertones of gasoline and new car interiors. The fragrance -- which you can't buy, so don't get too excited -- was inspired by electric vehicle owners who said they missed the scent of gasoline.

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Dubai reveals world’s deepest swimming pool and it has a fake sunken city

Dubai reveals world’s deepest swimming pool and it has a fake sunken city

If you've dreamed about diving into the ocean's depths and exploring an ancient sunken city, Dubai has something to offer you...except it doesn't involve the ocean. The metropolis is now home to the world's deepest swimming pool, one set in a faux sunken city full of 'old' relics and ruins (and at least one car) for visitors to explore.

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Microsoft’s Clippy is about to make a big comeback, but not in the way you think

Microsoft’s Clippy is about to make a big comeback, but not in the way you think

Those who were Microsoft Office users back in the late 90s or early aughts undoubtedly remember Clippy, the paperclip office assistant who offered tips and tricks for Office that most found annoying rather than helpful. Even though Clippy hasn't been used in any Office apps for many years at this point, the irritating little office assistant still has quite the reputation. It seems that Clippy is about to make a grand comeback too, though you don't have to worry about it greeting you every time you open a new document.

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First electric Popemobile revealed as Fisker’s SUV converts to Catholicism

First electric Popemobile revealed as Fisker’s SUV converts to Catholicism

EV-maker Fisker may be busy working on its Ocean electric SUV, but that hasn't stopped it from taking time out to build a new Popemobile. The custom electric car was revealed during a private audience at the Vatican this week, with Henrik Fisker meeting Pope Francis to show off what's being billed as the first all-electric vehicle designed especially for the leader of the Catholic Church.

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This fake human skin could be the squeezable future of your phone

This fake human skin could be the squeezable future of your phone

We weren't expecting the humble smartphone to stumble into the uncanny valley, but a big chunk of malleable fake human skin has proved that once again you don't need to have imagined something in order for it to subsequently terrify you. Phones that react to squeezing aren't new, but most of the time they don't look like a prop from Silence of the Lambs.

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