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Couches, like the ones seen here, can sometimes be more than meets the eye. Image: Ari Rubin
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Trio Find $40K In Old Used Couch

A 91-year-old widow in New York had a funny way of saving her money.

She stashed it in a zipper pocket in the arms of her old sofa. She felt it would be safe there.

And so it was, until one day when she was having some health problems and her family gave away the couch to a Salvation Army thrift shop.

“World’s Best” Restaurant Serves Unique Nordic Food
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“World’s Best” Restaurant Serves Unique Nordic Food

Where in the world should you eat dinner tonight? Well, if you want the best—the very best—head to Denmark.

A restaurant in Copenhagen, called Noma, was recently named the world’s top restaurant by Restaurant magazine.

Every year the magazine puts out a list of the 50 best restaurants in the world.

Noma held the top spot for three years, until it was bumped out of first place in 2013. This year it has reclaimed the title.

Noma gets thousands of requests for reservations each day.

Saddle Ridge Hoard coins and dirt. Image: Wikipedia
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Couple Finds Buried Treasure–In Their Backyard

A husband and wife struck gold last month… in their backyard.

The man and woman were walking their dog on their property in California when the woman noticed a strange looking, rusty can in the ground.

They started digging, and eventually uncovered eight metal cans. The cans were full of gold coins–1,427 of them.

It turns out that the coins are very valuable. In fact, they’re worth more than $10-million.

Portrait of Kate Middleton and her new baby.
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Fun Quiz: 2013 In Review (Part II)

How much do you remember about the news that happened in 2013? Our fun 2013 quiz continues.

The answers to the quiz can be found by clicking on the TKN article beside each question.

16) What is a Bitcoin?

17) In April 2014, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health was worried about the large number of overweight people in the city so he put out a news release saying he wants restaurants to add something to their menus. What does he want added?

18) In May 2013, Chris Hadfield went home. Where was he coming from?