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The Daily Catch - published on 10/29/16

I knew you’d be back! You want more of those links don’t you? Well you came to the right place. Yeah we know it’s Saturday, but we won’t keep you waiting!

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Accidental Car Thief Apologizes with a Note (and Gas Money): ‘So Sorry I Stole Your Car’ – (people.com)

This story is a little strange. Apparently, it all happened because older Subaru models have interchangeable keys. It’s cute that they left gas money.

After Erin Hatzi discovered her car missing from the driveway of her Portland, Oregon, home on Tuesday, she immediately called police and began to scour Craigslist to see if her red Subaru had already been stripped for parts. Less than 24 hours after the vehicle’s disappearance, though, it was returned — with an apology note and some gas money, explaining that the crime was all a misunderstanding.

***POSSIBLE STRANGER THINGS SPOILERS***

This “Stranger Things” and “Peanuts” mashup is the best thing you’ll see all day – (Hellogiggles.com)

This is the best Stranger Things parody we’ve seen yet. And that’s saying something.

The cartoon shows Will Byers after he’s returned from the Upside Down, and features all of our favorite characters. When Will asks Eleven what will help him feel better after leaving the Upside Down, she simply answers, “Eggos.” BECAUSE DUH! We think the best line of the whole cartoon, though, is when Will goes to his mom for advice and we hear the classic Peanuts “Wah wah wah, wah wah” and Will says:
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Researchers Have Found The First Ever Fossilized Dinosaur Brain – (iflscience.com)

Scientists have identified the first ever discovery of a fossilized dinosaur brain, from an Iguanodon. This is all very interesting, but we really hope it doesn’t lead to a real Jurassic Park scenario.

Significantly, this is the first ever example of fossilized brain tissue from a dinosaur. Although the original biological tissue itself no longer exists, the immaculate, complex detail of its structures have been incredibly well-preserved by what the researchers have referred to as “mineralized ghosts.” content-1477568499-animation-46.gifDetailed CT scans also revealed that the fossilized remnants of strands of blood vessels, collagen networks, capillaries and even the outer layers of neural tissues were also brilliantly preserved by the natural pickling process.

***BONUS***

It’s a shame this guy can’t make money off of this drone because we know easily 50 people who would buy one.

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