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  • Ah, remember how much fun it was to jump on a trampoline? So many childhood memories center around the backyard item, but for one elk in Evergreen, Colo., an experience with a trampoline is something he'd rather forget. Greg Chase posted footage to YouTube of what he and his wife saw in their backyard recently. A family of elk was hanging out there, and one had unfortunately found his way onto their trampoline. Obviously confused, he had trouble gettinghis bearings but didn't seem to be in too big of a hurry to get out. All the while, another elk followed along, most likely thinking "What did you get yourself into?"

    For their part, Chase and his wife were astounded by the occurrence, wondering what to do. At one point, Chase's wife suggests they may have to shoot the animal, as getting stuck in the hole in the middle of the trampoline could result in a bad injury and the need to end his suffering. Commenters on the video were conflicted about how to feel, writing that it was

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  • Same-sex marriage is a hotly debated topic in the U.S., with more and more states legalizing the unions. Instead of getting the opinions of adults on the topic, a new video asks the most innocent group — kids! The YouTube hit is brought to us by the Fine Brothers, aka Benny and Rafi Fine, who regularly release "React" videos on their page. It starts out with kids ranging in age from 5 to 13 years old watching two same-sex proposal videos that have gone viral, "Spencer's Home Depot Marriage Proposal" and "Seattle+The Washington Bus+Jeanne+Alissa = wedding proposal." Watch as they slowly piece together what is happening in each video:

    Next, the Fine Brothers sit down with the youngsters for interviews on the topic of same-sex marriage. All of the children appear to accept the concept of two people of the same sex getting married, except for one boy.  In the beginning of the clip, Benny and Rafi explain that the opinions of children can give valuable insight into where our society stands

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  • Sunday’s early morning partial eclipse had astronomy lovers up at the crack of dawn to catch a glimpse of the rare event. People in the southern portion of the u-s were the first to see it, including sightseers in key west, Florida who shot this incredible footage. If you slept in, then here’s your chance to check it out:

    Did you get a great shot of the eclipse? We would love to see it. Share it with us on Facebook or tweet it to us at @YahooTrending.

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  • Are you on Vine? If you don't know what that is, it's the social video-sharing app that lets you create quick clips on the go. It has become the perfect way to broadcast six-second slices of life. And now one Vine account is filling people's feeds with words of wisdom and humanity at its finest. Jerome Jarre started the account called Humans. The premise is simple. Jarre asked random people in New York City this question: "What is the most important message you would like to share with the world right now?" Check out just some of the responses he posted: You might know Jerome Jarre from his series of hilariously awkward Vine posts that have racked up more than three million followers on his main account, giving him the unofficial title of "The King of Vine." Here are some Vines from his main account.

    Jarre's Humans Vine account has uploaded only eight videos so far, but more than 58,000 followers are hooked and will be waiting for more life lessons from perfect strangers.

    OK, now we

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  • Looking around at all the technology that surrounds us, it is hard not to think that the future some imagined decades ago is finally here. We are wireless, automated, and connected in ways that were never before possible. But many on the Internet still have one nagging complaint: We were promised flying cars.They are popular in science-fiction stories, but the creator of the Aeromobil wants to make it a reality. The Slovakian company's prototype, Aeromobil 2.5, really works. On the road, it can do 99 mph. If you are in a rush,though, or you just want some altitude, you can extend the wings, and once you hit 90 mph, take off into the sky, reaching top speeds of 123 miles. With a full tank of gas, the car can even fly like this for 430 miles.

    The vehicle debuted at AeroTech, an air show in Montreal. It immediately got attention from those fantasizing about beating the morning rush by cruising over the bottlenecks. Alas, though, there are no plans to mass-produce the 2.5, owing to legal

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