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  • A 10-year-old in Atlanta escaped a kidnapper in the most improbable way. Now, a number of organizations in the area are teaming up to offer a $10,000 reward in the investigation.

    On the night of March 31, Willie Myrick was outside taking care of his pet Chihuahua. The boy spotted a few dollars near a tree. When he walked over to the money, a man grabbed Willie and forced him into a four-door Honda Civic.

    "He was cursing at me, telling me to shut up, and didn't want to hear a word from me," Willie recalled to WSB-TV in Atlanta. "He said if I told anyone he would hurt me, like, in a bad way."

    The man drove around for three hours before leaving Willie on the side of a road in East Point, Ga. According to the fourth grader, the reason the man released him is because Willie irritated him with gospel music. Willie sang the track, "Every Praise" by Hezekiah Walker repeatedly until he was set free.

    Stranded miles from his home, Willie went door-to-door seeking help. After one person turned

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  • Celebrity chef and TV personality Alton Brown makes a living by inventing and reinventing everyday kitchen items. His latest demonstration of this really puts the mustard on the hot dog though. Literally.

    Brown first rose to fame as the host of Food Network's show "Good Eats" from 1999 to 2012. A trademark feature of the show involved the chef improvising makeshift kitchen utensils that rivaled those sold in stores.

    Since "Good Eats" wrapped, Brown has appeared on a number of other shows and toured the country. He continues to publish videos on his YouTube channel, where he features more "epic solutions" to everyday problems.

    In his latest post, Brown solves an issue that some may have in their refrigerator. Condiment bottles are usually stored in the bin on the front door of the appliance. As the collection of ketchup, mustard, and other toppings amass, the bin can become pretty cluttered. You also run in to the practical issue of having to wait for the mustard in the bottle to drip

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  • An unlikely duo is providing a refreshing spin on an instant classic.

    Matt Kilby and Brad Borosak play college baseball for the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The teammates are gearing up for a big weekend as the Midshipmen prepare to host archrival Army in a two-day back-to-back doubleheader series. Borosak notes that he has even seen a few tweets from West Point directed at the team. However Army's Black Knights are not tweeting about anything that happened on the diamond.

    It all began on April 9 with an Instagram post from Kilby. The midshipmen from Alexandria, Va., joked that he, Borosak, and teammate Travis Blue had a big crush on Elsa, the animated star of Disney's "Frozen." Kilby tagged the picture with "#brozen."

    "Travis was the one who hadn't seen it yet," Kilby told us. "I watched it with Travis. (The hashtag) was actually Travis's idea: 'Bros that watch 'Frozen,' we're 'brozen' now.'"

    Then nine days later, Kilby and Borosak videotaped themselves lip-syncing to

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  • Das Breakroom is a new business in Boise, Idaho, that opened on Tax Day. The premise behind the establishment is certainly unique but relatively simple.

    "Our sole purpose is to provide a place for people to engage in recreational destruction," business owner Tom Farrenkopf told KBOI TV in Boise. "What we mean by that is, come in and break stuff."

    Yes, Das Breakroom is a room provides a room where for as little as a few dollars, you can take your stress out on all types of items: computer monitors, electronics, glass doors, dishes, and musical equipment, for example. As the business stated on Facebook, "If you buy it, you break it!"

    "The one day, actually I was having a horrible week, and I found myself on the verge of tears," customer Lindsey Shultz told KBOI. "I was pacing back and forth like, 'What am I going to do? I'm so frustrated right now.'"

    Shultz brought her frustration to Das Breakroom.

    "I just broke an entire box full of stuff, and 10 minutes later I felt perfect," she said.

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  • A Canadian airline may dismiss two of its employees following a video that has received more than a million views on YouTube.

    Dwayne Stewart uploaded a clip to the site on Thursday that he filmed from his Vancouver, British Columbia-bound Air Canada flight. In the video, luggage handlers at Toronto Pearson International Airport are shown tossing bags that were checked at the gate down about 20 feet to a bin. The airport workers neglected to use the provided staircase for transporting the luggage so that it could be loaded onto the plane.

    "You wouldn't want to walk down the stairs. That would suck," Stewart sarcastically notes in the video. "Sorry, Air Canada — this is a fail."

    The airline seems to at the very least have recognized that.

    "In light of a recent video posted to YouTube, we would like to apologize for the totally unacceptable mishandling of our passengers' baggage captured on video," the company said in a statement, noting that the employees' actions "clearly contravened

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