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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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  • Motorcyclist Pulls Off Miraculous Recovery After Collision With Car

    Usually a collision on the highway would means injuries are sure to follow, but what happens in this video ends in a completely unexpected manner. The incredible nature of the chain of events will most likely cause you to watch the footage a couple of times. At first, it just looks like a…

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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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  • Harvard Researcher on Aging: There's no 'limit on the human lifespan'

    My peers of a certain age will remember an Oil of Olay commercial about deciding not to grow old gracefully, but rather to "fight it every step of the way." And while we spend billions trying to turn back time, the Fountain of Youth has yet to be found at the bottom of a lotion bottle. But one…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • 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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  • Gov. Chris Christie Gets Into Twitter Argument With Constituent

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is no stranger to commuter controversy following Bridgegate earlier this year, has been taken to task on Twitter while on vacation with his family in California.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • I’m on a boat: Bill Gates vacations on $330M yacht

    The world's richest man is renting the world's third most expensive yacht for a three week vacation with his family.

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  • 'Human Slinky' Becomes an Undulating, Rainbow-Colored Web Sensation

    'Slinky Man' an Undulating, Rainbow-Colored Web Sensation Remember the Slinky toy? It first hit the scene in the 1940s. It's a spring that can do tricks, including traveling down a flight of stairs.

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