Extended time on social media makes it easier to escape into the lives of others — and find solace with them, too.
A woman in Colorado is being called a local hero after scaring off three armed robbers who entered her daughter's home on Wednesday.
It turns out that one form of alcohol can eliminate another.
A publishing company is apologizing after a bookstore employee said she was "appalled" by how it described her neighborhood.
The total eclipse, which will begin minutes before midnight on the East Coast (0500 GMT) and just before 9 p.m. in the West, will unfold on the day before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday when most Americans have no school or work. The total eclipse will last for about an hour, and the best viewing is from North and South America, according to National Geographic. Partial eclipses leading up to and following the total eclipse mean the entire event will last 3.5 hours.
Students at LeBron James' I Promise School sign "recruiting" letters, Derrius Guice and the Redskins pie themselves in the face to raise awareness for spinal cord injury awareness, the Hawks dedicate a basketball court to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and more on this #FeelGoodFriday in sports!
A S.C. restaurant owner sent a powerful message about forgiveness this week when he decided not to press charges against the man who broke into his establishment. “God inspired me,” he said.
Some people are lucky enough to be given names perfectly suited to their personality. Like having the last name Baker and happening to be super into making bread. Others... not so much. Sometimes your name can actually be actively counteractive to what you're all about. SEE ALSO: Marie Kondo memes imagine her as a bloodthirsty demon spirit One such individual in currently going viral on Twitter, after having appeared on the UK's ITV News. Australian Twitter user Seth Darby shared a photo of a police officer being interviewed on camera. The officer's name? Rob Banks. Darby captioned the photo "And the award for policeman name of the year 2019 goes to..." > And the award for policeman name of the year 2019 goes to.... pic.twitter.com/uPyHYu0YcA > > -- seth darby (@sethdarby) January 17, 2019 After PC Banks went viral for literally having a criminal offence for a name, the people of Twitter used the occasion to share other glorious name/profession combinations. > We have Chief Outlaw here in Portland, OR. Not kidding. > > -- Ellen Taussig Conaty (@Ellen_DTC) January 18, 2019 > I always loved the leader of the Catholic Church somewhere around Malaysia I believe; Cardinal Sin. > > -- steve marsh (@scruffysdad) January 18, 2019 You know what they say, the best way to hide is in plain sight... ## WATCH: The 18th annual No Pants Subway Ride streaks across the globe
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Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly has battled cancer three times in the last five years, most recently undergoing a mouth reconstruction for cancer in his jaw.
Facebook, as part of its never-ending quest to win over teens, is now working on a feature just for memes and funny viral content. The social network is experimenting with something it's calling "LOL," according to TechCrunch, which got a look at some early beta versions of the feature. While Facebook could eventually decide to make LOL into its own app, it's for now part of the main Facebook app, as the company tests out the new experience, which TechCrunch describes as "a special feed of funny videos and GIF-like clips." "We are running a small scale test and the concept is in the early stages right now," a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement to Mashable.. Read more... More about Tech, Facebook, Tech, and Social Media Companies