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Teacup-sized penguin chicks going to fish school
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“You can be cool and you can be smart”
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Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis writing a book!
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Seal deemed “too friendly” heading to Detroit
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She spent $35,000 searching for her lost dog
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Cat cafe is fun for fans of felines
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Ready to skateboard on a cushion of air?
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No cash for gifts? Share you taste in music instead
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What makes Hellmann’s “real” mayonnaise real?
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Love snow days? They're becoming a thing of the past
Two words: Baby hippo The Los Angeles Zoo has received a real treat for Halloween. Their first baby hippopotamus in 26 years was born. The zoo says the baby was born Friday, Oct. 31. It was somewhat of a surprise, but staffers had noticed the mother hippo gained weight, which made them suspect sh... - Posted on November 10, 2014
YouTube tots pick top toys A snaggletooth 8-year-old. A middle schooler with a punk rocker bob cut and big earrings. Tween siblings with a penchant for playing. These are among the young power brokers who will determine the toys that will be under Christmas trees this year. At a time when toy s... - Posted on November 7, 2014
Everyone needs a haircut sometime – even donkeys Mohamed Mustafa teaches his 5-year-old son the Egyptian family's trade, one shear at a time. Mohamed is one of Cairo's donkey barbers, an expert in trimming and styling horses, camels, mules, sheep, goats, dogs and donkeys. He is a third-generation qassasseen. That is the Eg... - Posted on November 7, 2014
Fifth grader finds 14,000-year-old arrowhead Noah Cordle and his family were vacationing on Long Beach Island in New Jersey last summer. That's when a discovery cut his boogie boarding session short. Something pointy brushed against his leg. "It didn't feel like any of the other shells," he says. He reached into... - Posted on November 7, 2014
Seen Sesame Street? It's been on for 45 years You don't get to be the longest-running children's show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" can still see old favorites like Big Bird, things on the street have changed since the show debuted 45 years... - Posted on November 6, 2014
Colleges use drones to help football players With the help of an affordable $500 toy, University of Miami football coaches and players are studying film like never before. The Hurricanes are using a drone with a camera attached to capture their practices. They study footage gleaned from its unusual vantage points along with w... - Posted on November 6, 2014
Robot spies on shy penguins The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy. It's pretty darn cute. And it is so convincing that penguins essentially talk to it, as if it is a potential mate for their young chicks. Emperor penguins are notoriously shy. When researchers approach, t... - Posted on November 6, 2014
Spain's biggest city overrun by sheep Shepherds guided a flock of 2,000 sheep through Madrid's streets on Sunday. It was a demonstration in defense of ancient grazing, droving and migration rights increasingly threatened by urban sprawl and modern agricultural practices. Tourists and city-dwellers were surprised... - Posted on November 5, 2014
Taylor Swift wants you to read Who says kids don't read? Not Taylor Swift. The superstar made a stop on her tour promoting her new album to share her passion for reading and writing. She met with a gaggle of New York City public school kids and 100 more on computer screens via Skype from classrooms in Mic... - Posted on November 5, 2014
Daredevil walks on wire between two skyscrapers Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world Sunday with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires without a safety net or a harness. He even performed one crossing blindfolded. "I feel incredible," Wallenda told reporters after completing the tightrope walks. R... - Posted on November 4, 2014
Hoop keeps blind dogs from bumping into things One pet owner made a promise when her toy poodle fell ill and its vision started to dim. If her dog lived, she would help it overcome any disabilities. Silvie Bordeaux of Los Angeles kept that vow after Muffin survived a cancer scare but lost his sight. She created Muffin's ... - Posted on November 3, 2014
Nurse who survived Ebola gets her dog back A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola will soon be reunited with her dog. The King Charles Cavalier spaniel named Bentley is in quarantine at an abandoned Navy base in Dallas. His owner, Nina Pham, was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month. She had contracted the ... - Posted on November 3, 2014
Oops! Singer forgets words to national anthem Aaron Lewis has apologized for botching the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It happened during his performance before Game 5 of the baseball World Series. The lead singer of the metal band Staind turned country singer published his apology note on his website Monday.... - Posted on October 31, 2014
Would you attend a Hello Kitty convention? Marty Garrett and Salumeh Eslamieh gave up their garage for Hello Kitty. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. Museum-style glass cases hold hundreds of rare and vintage Kitty items. They inclu... - Posted on October 31, 2014
College player fights tumor for moment on court Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch. It's right before basketball practice. She's moving slowly. The freshman wearing the blue No. 22 Mount St. Joseph jersey has days like this lately. Days when the tumor squeezing her brain also saps her... - Posted on October 29, 2014