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  • Facebook, Instagram, and a couple of quick-thinking employees at Chick-fil-A in Florida led to the reunion of a daughter and her worried parents last week.

    About seven months ago, 16-year-old Kaitlyn Harp met 19-year-old Daniel Bridgeman online. The two began a relationship that culminated with Kaitlyn running away from home home last Tuesday to be with Bridgeman. After she was gone, Kaitlyn’s parents discovered a note she left them. Tammy and Steve Harp immediately went online and found a picture of the two teenagers. Bridgeman was wearing a Chick-fil-A uniform.

    After driving to the Chick-fil-A at the Jacksonville airport, the Harps were connected with another location manager, Lita Fannin.

    “It just really hits home,” Fannin told NBC affiliate First Coast News in Jacksoville, Fla. "I have kids at home the same age, and I would hope if that something like that happened with me, someone would act quickly.”

    That is exactly what Fannin did. The manager posted the photo of the two

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  • They've put a new spin on pizza delivery in England, but things could get a bit messy if it becomes a trend.

    Thomas Oldbury walked past his window and noticed a pizza man parked outside. Usually this is a normal occurrence. But Oldbury saw that the pizza man had popped his trunk and a person three stories above was hanging out his window.

    Thankfully for all of us, Oldbury broke out his camera and started recording. The video shows the delivery man tossing a pizza box up to the customer hanging out of his window. Oldbury and his friend were amazed, dropping a few explicit words in the process.

    "I expected to film the pizza falling on the floor, but it ended up a perfect catch!" Oldbury told Storyful.

    The customer then throws his payment down to the delivery man, who appears to be wearing a Domino's Pizza uniform. Another perfect catch is made, and the transaction is complete.

    Oldbury titled the minute-long clip " Extreme Pizza Delivery." It has been viewed more than 866,000 times.

    "The

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  • As evidenced by YouTube, Local 12’s Bob Herzog is far from your average morning TV traffic reporter. The Cincinnati-based TV personality has a number of viral videos to his credit, but his latest might end up as his most popular yet.

    Inspired by seeing the movie “Frozen” with his daughter twice and listening to the songs “several thousand times,” Herzog put his own spin on the soundtrack. Last week during his Dance Party Friday segment, the traffic anchor sang “Just Don’t Go,” a parody of “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel.

    “Highways are crawling like some slow ants in a line,” he sings on the traffic center TV set. “They won’t all stay in, heaven knows I tried.”

    Cincinnati, like many other parts of the country, has had its share of awful winter weather. Of course the inclement conditions brought closings, delays, cancellations, and slow commutes to area. Throughout the video, these conditions and the accidents they’ve caused are seen. As he presumably cautioned for most of the season so

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  • The 86th Academy Awards are just 10 days away. If you haven't made your choice yet for best picture, let a group of talented kids assist you.

    The YouTube channel CineFix teamed up with the website Mom.me to present a re-enactment of scenes from the movies up for the night's biggest award. The four-minute clip covers eight of the nine nominees. It starts off with "Captain Phillips," the true story of the 2009 hijacking of an American cargo ship by Somali pirates. One kid plays Phillips and another pretends to be a pirate with a toy gun. The fake mustache and goatee on the child playing Phillips is a nice touch.

    Next up is "Her," in which a recently divorced writer falls in love with an artificial-intelligence computer operating system. A kid playing Theodore asks the computer why she's leaving and receives a response that doesn't make any sense.

    Then the kids cover "American Hustle." We are gifted with three quick scenes from the movie that stars Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy

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  • There is not just an art to the selfie. Apparently there is also a science, founded in where you're taking said photo.

    Selfiecity is a study based on photos that people took of themselves in five different cities: Bangkok, Berlin, Moscow, New York and Sao Paulo. Researchers documented a number of characteristics, from age and gender to smile and head tilt. All of the photos were snapped on a mobile device from December 4 through 12.A slight head tilt in New York City

    After narrowing 656,000 selfies down to 3,200 (640 from each city), the team came to a number of conclusions. No matter which part of the world you're in, more females are taking selfies than males. The average age of the photographer clocks in at 23.7 years old. But not all self-portraits are created with equal happiness. People tend to smile more in Bangkok and Sao Paolo, while in Moscow they smile the least.

    A team of eight worked on the project. They enlisted the help of Gnip for social data and Orbeus Inc. for face analysis software. An essay for the

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