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Witches cast ‘Blue Wave’ spell to stop Donald Trump winning

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Witches across the US are casting a spell to stop Donald Trump from winning the election. They began the ‘Blue Wave’ spell under a blue moon, which was visible on Halloween, and will also perform magic tonight, on the eve of the election. Their ritual includes a chant of: “Blue Wave, rise! Blue Wave, wash over the land! Blue Wave, cleanse! Blue Wave, renew!” A “blue wave” is the term given to a Democratic landslide.

Experts study asteroid worth $10,000,000,000,000,000,000

A rare metallic asteroid could hold secrets about Earth's molten core, reports CNN. Scientists believe that Psyche, which is located between Mars and Jupiter, could be the metallic core of a planet that lost its mantle and crust during collisions in the early days of the solar system. They calculate that a piece of iron of its size could be worth about ten thousand quadrillion dollars - more than the entire economy on our planet.

Firefighters free men from tumble dryer 

Three men had to be rescued by firefighters after they got stuck in a tumble dryer in Epping on Friday evening. Essex County fire brigade was called to a derelict laundry site in Bower Hill, where they discovered the three young men, all believed to be in their late teens, stuck in the industrial-sized dryer. After they were freed, the three were given pain relief and left in the care of paramedics.

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