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Mysterious Crop Circle Appears Overnight In Germany (Video)

An elaborate crop circle that reportedly appeared overnight is baffling locals and the property owner. (AOL Screenshot)
An elaborate crop circle that reportedly appeared overnight is baffling locals and the property owner. (AOL Screenshot)

An elaborate crop circle that reportedly appeared overnight is baffling locals and the property owner. A balloonist discovered the circular design last week. Since then,...




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  • In this photo made available by Greenpeace International on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departs from Murmansk, Russia after it was held in the port by Russian authorities for eleven months. (AP Photo/ Vladimir  Baryshev, Greenpeace International)

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  • Indian activists participate in a rally organized by 'The Red Brigade - Bring Bangalore Back' to protest against the recent incidents of sexual abuse, molestation and rapes against women in Bangalore on July 20, 2014. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Investigators work at a the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), some 80km east of Donetsk, on July 25, 2014. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

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