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Would you take an icy-cold shower for a good cause?
The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It's cold, it's fun and it's contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar stunts are raising awareness and money for causes such as Lou Gehrig's d...
The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It's cold, it's fun and it's contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar stunts are raising awareness and money for causes such as Lou Gehrig's d...
The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media....
- Posted on August 12, 2014
He's 16. And he's the mayor of his town.
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts lost his bid for a third term as mayor of Dorset on Sunday. Eric Mueller, a 16-year-old from Mendota Heights, Minnesota, won. His name was drawn from the ballot box du...
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts lost his bid for a third term as mayor of Dorset on Sunday. Eric Mueller, a 16-year-old from Mendota Heights, Minnesota, won. His name was drawn from the ballot box du...
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts los...
- Posted on August 6, 2014
Tiny words are huge gift to Scrabble players
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the seventh tone on the musical scale. It is a little gem among 5,000 words to be added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" next week. The dictionary's l...
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the seventh tone on the musical scale. It is a little gem among 5,000 words to be added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" next week. The dictionary's l...
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the s...
- Posted on August 6, 2014
Sharks take bite out of tourists' wallets
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer. They are being spotted in growing numbers and have stirred curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related merchandise. Shark T-shirts are everywhere. "Jaws" has been playing in movie theaters and boats...
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer. They are being spotted in growing numbers and have stirred curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related merchandise. Shark T-shirts are everywhere. "Jaws" has been playing in movie theaters and boats...
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer. They are being spotted in growing numbers an...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
Are you attached to a brother or sister? They were!
For a set of Texas twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche. That was basically the first 10 months of their life. On Tuesday, Emily and Caitlin Copeland, who were born conjoined at the liver, celebrate their 18th birthday. They enjoyed the success of a separation...
For a set of Texas twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche. That was basically the first 10 months of their life. On Tuesday, Emily and Caitlin Copeland, who were born conjoined at the liver, celebrate their 18th birthday. They enjoyed the success of a separation...
For a set of Texas twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche. That was basically the first 10 months of the...
- Posted on June 10, 2014
Woman wins $428,100 just by asking questions
The reign of the winningest female contestant in "Jeopardy!" history has come to an end. Julia Collins, 31, lost during her 21st appearance on the pre-taped episode that aired Monday. The Chicago-area resident accumulated a total of $428,100 during her 20 victories on the sy...
The reign of the winningest female contestant in "Jeopardy!" history has come to an end. Julia Collins, 31, lost during her 21st appearance on the pre-taped episode that aired Monday. The Chicago-area resident accumulated a total of $428,100 during her 20 victories on the sy...
The reign of the winningest female contestant in "Jeopardy!" history has come to an end. Julia Collins, 31, lo...
- Posted on June 3, 2014
Fishermen catch 500-pound sawfish
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was caught off Boynton Beach, Florida last weekend. According to TV station WSVN and reported on AOL.com, Dustin Richter and his friends weren't even planning to go out fis...
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was caught off Boynton Beach, Florida last weekend. According to TV station WSVN and reported on AOL.com, Dustin Richter and his friends weren't even planning to go out fis...
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was cau...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
Why would a street have a 5 MPH speed limit?
The city will temporarily close the "Crookedest Street in The World." That's a stretch of Lombard Street, a popular tourist spot. The closure will be for four weekends starting in late June. The closure does not apply to residents who live in the area. Lombard Stre...
The city will temporarily close the "Crookedest Street in The World." That's a stretch of Lombard Street, a popular tourist spot. The closure will be for four weekends starting in late June. The closure does not apply to residents who live in the area. Lombard Stre...
The city will temporarily close the "Crookedest Street in The World." That's a stretch of Lombard Street, a popular...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama?
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. T...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
Vice president rejects prom invite but sends corsage
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, but he sent a personal reply. Talia Maselli reached out to Biden last fall, knowing his dance card likely would fill up. Biden sent a handwritten card ...
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, but he sent a personal reply. Talia Maselli reached out to Biden last fall, knowing his dance card likely would fill up. Biden sent a handwritten card ...
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, ...
- Posted on May 20, 2014