This Afternoon's Odd News 5/14/18

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Eating fast food puts you in a BAD MOOD. The author of a book on foods and your mood says that the trans fats in fast food, especially the fries, can lead to you being pessimistic, aggressive, and depressed. (Cosmopolitan)

The Social Security Administration just released the most popular baby names from last year. Emma was the most popular for girls for the fourth year in a row . . . and Liam was most popular for boys for the first time. (SSA)

According to a new survey, a quarter of parents say they change parts of fairy tales because they're too scary, they send a bad message, or they're not politically correct. The two most common stories they edit are "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Three Little Pigs". (Music Magpie)

A woman with NO LEGS in Florida had a warrant out . . . and her boyfriend tried to hide her from the cops on Tuesday by shoving her into a plastic storage bin. But they found her in there and arrested her. (Lakeland Ledger

About three years ago, a couple in Kansas City reconnected on Facebook, 30 years after they broke up in high school. And last Tuesday, they got MARRIED on the lawn of their old high school. (WDAF)

There's a video going around of someone who got fake fingernails that look like TEETH. And not even front teeth, molars. Will it become a trend? We hope not. (Full Story) 

A rich couple in California recently divorced, and there was some confusion over a $35 MILLION Picasso painting they owned. The husband let the wife have it after losing a COIN FLIP. Then she admitted it didn't matter, because she'd ALREADY taken it. And the one they flipped the coin for was a reproduction she painted herself. (Full Story)

James Harrison lives in Australia. He's donated blood tons of times, because he has a rare antibody that can treat an ailment called Rh Disease. Now his doctor says he has to stop, because he's 81 and it's tough on him. But check this out. Over 60 years, he's donated blood 1,173 times, and saved the lives of 2.4 MILLION kids. (By the way, don't worry. Over the past few decades, researchers have found more donors with the same antibodies.) (Full Story)

A woman in China who believed she owned a dog was shocked to learn it was a fox. She started noticing signs when it wouldn't bark and grew a long tail. She's since handed it over to a local zoo. (The Mirror)

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