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California woman dreamed about eating engagement ring — woke up to find she really did

“I popped that sucker off, put it in my mouth and swallowed it with a glass of water,” Jenna Evans wrote in a Facebook post about the ordeal. Evans — who has a history of sleepwalking — soon realized that while the “bad guys” and the high-speed train had all been her snoozing subconscious, the consumption of her engagement ring was not. “When I woke up in the morning, there was no ring on my finger,” Evans told “Today.” “I couldn’t help but laugh at it, and then I had to wake my fiance up and tell him that I had swallowed my engagement ring.”

Monkey Breaks Into ATM, And The Surveillance Footage Is Bananas

The internet went ape watching a money rip open the bank machine outside a Delhi branch of the State Bank of India. but it looks like monkeys are engaging in serious criminal behavior in Delhi, India. Security cameras at a local branch of the State Bank of India recently captured video of a monkey ripping open the front panel of an ATM, according to the Hindustan Times. But while the monkey appears to have committed the crime of vandalism, it is apparently no thief. The video shows the primate pulling off a piece of plastic to play with, before scurrying away without taking any cash.  As you might expect, Twitter users went ape for the video, with many people offering theories as to the monkey’s M.O., some more sinister than others.

In this July 20, 2019, file photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Joe Maxey, second from left, celebrates his victory at the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest at Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Fla. On Thursday, April 30, 2020, organizers of the look-alike contest announced that the 2020 competition, that was set for July 23-25, would be canceled because of the novel coronavirus. Organizers anticipate resuming the popular contest in 2021. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)

Key West Cancels Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Because Of COVID-19.

The three-night competition, which had been scheduled for July 23-25, typically attracts more than 100 burly, bearded contestants from around the world.  KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 40th annual Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, organizers announced Thursday. The three-night competition, which had been scheduled for July 23-25, typically attracts more than 100 burly, bearded contestants from U.S. and international locales to Sloppy Joe’s Bar, but organizers were concerned about staging the contest amid packed crowds. Besides the throngs of spectators, most contestants are between 60 and 80 years old, presenting a potentially risky situation since that age group is especially susceptible to COVID-19, organizers said. The next contest is scheduled for July 22-24, 2021.

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