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Monty Python Reuniting
After months of secret meetings, it’s official: Monty Python is getting back together. The five surviving members are plotting which skits they will perform live in London in July. They’re planning some new material and some old favorites. It’s been 30 years since the group performed together. Terry Jones said earlier this week that he’s hoping to pay off his mortgage. All of the group members are in their 70s.
McDonald’s Blasts Opera to Get Rid of Loiters
A McDonald’s in Australia took an usual approach to getting rid of some loitering teenagers in its parking lot late at night. The staff blasted opera and classical music and it worked.
Handful of Nuts a Day May Help You Live Longer
New research from one of the longest studies ever conducted looking at health and long life has found that eating a handful of nuts a day dramatically reduces the risk of death. Those who ate nuts every day were 29 percent less likely to die from heart disease and 11 percent less likely to die from cancer. The research comes from Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.