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  • Top 5 bizarre public art displays

    They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and one could say the same about art. Check out these top 5 bizarre public art displays and you decide what's art and what's ... not.

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  • Top 5 places to unplug

    Smartphones, tablets, iPods, iPhones, laptops  ... all day, every day, most of us are peering intently at glowing screens, pecking out emails, texts, tweets, updates. It's hard to believe, but there is a world outside of your virtual existence. Step away from the keyboard, unplug yourself from the Matrix and check out these top 5 places to unwind and recharge your batteries -- the non-lithium kind:

    5) Hana Hotel, Hawaii: There's a reason it's called "Heavenly Hana." Located on Maui, Hana is 52 narrow, winding miles from the airport and boasts some of the best beaches on the island. With waterfalls, black sand beaches and cottages that don't include TVs, phones or radios, you won't find it hard not to check your email.

    4) Mary Jane's Farm, Idaho: At this working farm in Moscow, Idaho, you will literally be unable to plug in -- there's no electricity. If you've ever had the urge to live in "Little  House on the Prairie" with the Ingalls family, this is your chance. Mary Jane's Farm is

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  • Top 5 Surprisingly Romantic Cities

    If you're a couple in the mood for love, but don't want to spring for a pricey overseas trip to the "usual" romantic destinations, then here are five surprising top spots for romance, right here in the U.S. of A.:

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  • Final Glance: Gold companies

    Shares of some top gold companies were down at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.23 or 1.7 percent, to $13.39. Gold Fields fell $.10 or 2.7 percent, to $3.57. GoldCorp. fell $.93 or 4.0 percent, ...

  • Bizarre CGI Video Goes Viral
    Bizarre CGI Video Goes Viral

    An odd but impressive video popped up on Vimeo recently, and we can't stop watching it. It's a CGI (computer-generated imagery) rendering of a horizontally rotating column knocking over and pushing around what looks like humans. The video is titled "I've fallen, and I can't get up!" It was uploaded by Dave Fothergill, a visual-effects artist from the U.K. Why can't we take our eyes off this? Because it's almost hypnotic!

  • Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings
    Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

  • Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. weapons airdrop on Kobani was wrong
    Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. weapons airdrop on Kobani was wrong

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday it was wrong of the United States to air drop military supplies to Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian border town of Kobani, as some weapons were seized by Islamic State militants besieging it. The Pentagon said on Tuesday the vast majority of the U.S. supplies dropped on Sunday had reached the Kurdish fighters despite an online video showing Islamic State jihadists with a bundle. "What was done here on this subject turned out to be wrong. ...

  • Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California
    Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California

    One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale. Weighing in at 6.07 pounds, the Butte Nugget is expected to carry a price tag ...

  • Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service
    Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

  • Ingrown Toenail? How to Snip It the Right Way

    Nobody likes ingrown toenails, and when you get one, your instinct may be to clip off the offending bit.

  • Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction
    Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.

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