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Lawsuit: Jail Abuse Included Hours of 'Baby Shark'

Three Oklahoma County employees left after investigation

(Newser) - Former detainees in Oklahoma City have accused jail officers of "torture tactics" that subjected the inmates to physical and verbal abuse—including being forced to stand for hours while "Baby Shark" was blasted at them. The federal civil rights suit names Oklahoma County Sheriff Tommie Johnson III, county...

These Baby Sharks Were Anything but Cute
These Baby Sharks Were
Anything but Cute
new study

These Baby Sharks Were Anything but Cute

Megalodons were born more than 6 feet long, and they were cannibals

(Newser) - You'd need a whole new song to describe these baby sharks, and it wouldn't be cute. Scientists studying long-extinct megalodons estimate they were born 6.5 feet long, reports the Guardian . And one reason they emerged so large was that they likely snacked on their unhatched siblings while...

This Is Now the Most-Watched Video on YouTube

With 7.04B views, 'Baby Shark' has officially beat out 'Despacito'

(Newser) - You had a good run, "Despacito." The 2017 music video by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee had been ruling the YouTube roost as the most-viewed video ever on the video-sharing platform, with 7,038,120,000 or so views as of Monday morning. Now, per the Guardian , that...

Prosecutor: Inmates Were Forced to Listen to 'Baby Shark'

3 former employees have been charged

(Newser) - Two former Oklahoma jail employees and their supervisor face misdemeanor cruelty charges after investigators found they forced inmates to stand handcuffed for hours and listen to the children's song “Baby Shark" on repeat, a prosecutor said Monday. At least four inmates were secured to a wall with their...

Tired of 'Baby Shark'? Beware This World Series

You'll be hearing it, courtesy of Washington Nationals fans

(Newser) - The World Series begins Tuesday night between the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros, and this year's previews include a strange explainer: why the song "Baby Shark" is such a hit with Nationals fans. As the Washington Post reports, it began in low-key fashion in June when Nats...

Not Surprisingly, a 'Baby Shark' TV Series Is in the Works

Viral preschool hit is apparently not going anywhere

(Newser) - Just when you thought we'd reached Peak Baby Shark, Nickelodeon has come up with yet another way to make sure you're never able to get the song out of your head. The network is developing an animated series based on the tune, though there's no word yet...

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