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  • Family Turns 'Baby Got Back' Into Back-to-School Anthem

    "I like big busses I cannot lie!" Neither can the Holderness family as they rewrite the lyrics to Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back" and make it about going back to school: buying supplies, filling up backpacks "round and big," and "making that healthy lunch." Former news anchor and TV host Penn…

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  • Man's Subway Stunt Lands Job Interviews, Internet Fame

    It can be challenging to get an interview for a new job, especially straight out of college. After applying for 300 jobs and not getting a single favorable response, one young man decided to take a different approach. Alfred Ajani, 22, stood in a London subway station during rush hour with a sign…

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  • Grouper Eats Shark in One Bite in Viral Video

    With Shark Week on the Discovery Channel just ending, it's understandable that you may have the carnivorous fish on the mind and think that such a dangerous predator should be avoided at all costs. A certain grouper clearly didn't think so. In this video, which was featured on the front page of…

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  • Man Fakes Own Death to Avoid Upcoming Wedding

    Wedding season is upon us. It's understandable that some people get cold feet, but this guy went to extremes to avoid getting married — by faking his own death. Tucker Blandford, 23, met his bride-to-be, Alex Lanchester, in August 2012 at a college in Connecticut. They hit it off and quickly…

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  • Little League Coach Gives Inspirational Speech After Tough Loss

    Tom Hanks famously yelled, "There's no crying in baseball!" in the 1992 film "A League of Their Own." Fast-forward to the Little League World Series Monday night. Coach and manager Dave Belisle of Rhode Island's Cumberland American All-Stars stopped the waterworks by giving an inspiring speech to…

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  • Do lab mice hold the key to eternal youth?

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  • Teen Siblings Create App to Monitor Police Activity

    Three teenage siblings from Georgia came up with a high-tech way to report any interactions with police — good or bad. It is a smartphone app called Five-O. Across the nation, people who buy the app can use it to document every step of an encounter with police.

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  • Video Captures First-Ever Footage of Jellyfish Sting Through Microscope

    You've heard of a jellyfish sting, maybe you've even experienced one. But have you ever seen one? When a jellyfish actually stings someone or something, the action is often too small and too fast to see with the naked eye. This video, however, captures a real-life sting in slow motion! …

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  • Tipsy Wedding Singer Goes Viral Thanks to Actress Michelle Rodriguez

    Has this ever happened to you? You go to a wedding reception to celebrate. You have a few drinks. Maybe you take to the stage and do a little performance. Somebody videos it and puts it on Instagram. Cute. Except whenthat somebody is a celebrity, and now, like it or not, you're Internet…

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  • Mark Zuckerberg, Other Tech Heavyweights Take the #IceBucketChallenge

    We first told you about the #icebucketchallenge last week. In efforts to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, you dump a bucket of ice water on yourself and then nominate three others to do the challenge. If they don’t, they have to donate at least $100…

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  • Nine Comments That Could Get You Fired

    Even if you have a good relationship with your manager, there are some things you should never say to your boss. Find different ways to say it.

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  • Man With Dwarfism Wears Hidden Camera to Show a Day From His Point of View

    New York is a big city, and the sheer size of it can be overwhelming for anyone. Now imagine what it feels like if you are a little person. Jonathan Novick, 22, has achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. Sharing a definition of dwarfism, Novick says it is "the abnormal…

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  • Spider photobombs TV news program

    The "giant spider" was mostly an optical illusion — but it still provided a disturbing distraction for viewers at home and abroad.

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  • First test-tube baby penguin says hello to the world

    The 12-week-old baby penguin could offer a boost to both science and the dwindling number of wild penguins, researchers say.

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  • Friends and Fans Alike Mourn Robin Williams on Social Media

    The big story today on social media is the passing of celebrated comedian and movie star Robin Williams. He died Monday at the age of 63 in his home near San Francisco from an apparent suicide. According to a statement issued from a representative, he had been battling severe depression of late. …

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  • Cop Gets Pranked With 4,000 Post-Its On Car

    It was a pretty colorful surprise for a Kansas City Police detective when his colleagues covered his Ford Taurus with 4,000 Post-it notes as a prank to mark his 50th birthday. Detective Stuart Littlefield, a 20-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department, admits he deserves this as he is a…

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  • Rare Dust Devil in Brooklyn Park Caught on Camera

    It was a sunny Sunday afternoon at McCarren Park in Brooklyn, New York City, when an unexpected visitor spun its way through — a whirling dervish of dirt, technically known as a dust devil. Several people took out their smartphones andrecorded the sight, posting pictures and video to social…

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  • Katie Couric Interviews Bionic Arm Inventor Dean Kamen

    Back in 1980, when Luke Skywalker was fitted with a robotic limb after losing his hand in the film "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back," it was pure science fiction. But what was once fantasy is now a reality.

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