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Do you know what it takes to be an American citizen?
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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job
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Tour a big city – one pizza at a time!
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Colossal squid is as long as a minibus!
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China creates sidewalk for people who walk and text
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Why do bugs die on their backs?
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Why do songs get stuck in our heads?
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With a red cup, she becomes Miss America
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How do you fix a panda’s tooth? Very carefully
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Wanna play ball like your great-great grandfather?
Do you know the “Star-Spangled Banner?”
Last week marked the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It was written in Baltimore, Maryland. The city pulled out all the stops. There were fireworks, historical reenactments and live performances. Here are five things to know about America's national anthem a...
Last week marked the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It was written in Baltimore, Maryland. The city pulled out all the stops. There were fireworks, historical reenactments and live performances. Here are five things to know about America's national anthem a...
Last week marked the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It was written in Baltimore, Maryland. The city...
- Posted on September 14, 2014
Could you eat a 100-foot-long bratwurst?
About 50 people volunteered this week to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst - without burning or breaking it. And this was just for practice. Belleville, Illinois, is about to celebrate its 200th anniversary. During the festivities, volunteers will attempt to grill a brat...
About 50 people volunteered this week to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst - without burning or breaking it. And this was just for practice. Belleville, Illinois, is about to celebrate its 200th anniversary. During the festivities, volunteers will attempt to grill a brat...
About 50 people volunteered this week to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst - without burning or breaking it. And ...
- Posted on September 12, 2014
Everybody used to wear jeans. But not anymore.
Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin. Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. Not many pieces of clothing are so comfortable they can be worn daily, yet versatile enough to be dressed up or down. But sales of the iconic ...
Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin. Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. Not many pieces of clothing are so comfortable they can be worn daily, yet versatile enough to be dressed up or down. But sales of the iconic ...
Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin. Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets acro...
- Posted on September 11, 2014
Two new, bigger iPhones – plus a watch!
For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday. It's a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's came out in 2010. The move is significant because o...
For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday. It's a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's came out in 2010. The move is significant because o...
For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday. It...
- Posted on September 10, 2014
Are you ready to speak up against bullying?
Cartoon Network is challenging the public to tell the world "I speak up" in a chorus of 1 million videos. Participants are invited to say those three words into their mobile devices. Then share their videos at www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, as well as to their own social media platfo...
Cartoon Network is challenging the public to tell the world "I speak up" in a chorus of 1 million videos. Participants are invited to say those three words into their mobile devices. Then share their videos at www.StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, as well as to their own social media platfo...
Cartoon Network is challenging the public to tell the world "I speak up" in a chorus of 1 million videos. Participant...
- Posted on September 9, 2014
You can buy a lighthouse. What would you do with it?
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free. Technological advances and a desire to purge unneeded properties have paved the way for the federal government to get rid of more than 100 lighthouses over the last 14 years. And it intends to keep selling and giv...
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free. Technological advances and a desire to purge unneeded properties have paved the way for the federal government to get rid of more than 100 lighthouses over the last 14 years. And it intends to keep selling and giv...
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free. Technological advances and a desire to purge unn...
- Posted on September 9, 2014
Dog’s tummy was chock full of socks!
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer. The dog had consumed 43 1/2 socks. ...
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer. The dog had consumed 43 1/2 socks. ...
A 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable when its owners took him to an emergency animal hospital. X-rays showed ...
- Posted on September 7, 2014
“Dreadnoughtus” dwarfs 7 elephants
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given it an equally colossal name, Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the...
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given it an equally colossal name, Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the...
Researchers studying the remains of a dinosaur that was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists have given i...
- Posted on September 7, 2014
Does music make you smarter?
The founder of an organization that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods has noticed a hopeful sign. The kids were graduating high school and heading off to some big universities. That's when Margaret Martin asked how the children...
The founder of an organization that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods has noticed a hopeful sign. The kids were graduating high school and heading off to some big universities. That's when Margaret Martin asked how the children...
The founder of an organization that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods...
- Posted on September 5, 2014
Is a bigger iPhone coming next week?
Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history. It may be a sign of how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch. It will be in the Silicon Val...
Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history. It may be a sign of how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch. It will be in the Silicon Val...
Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history. It may be a sign of how...
- Posted on September 4, 2014
Abercrombie & Fitch decides to lose the logo
The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported weak sales this week. More teens are shopping elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier clothing and that means stripping off the once-prized Abercrombie...
The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported weak sales this week. More teens are shopping elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier clothing and that means stripping off the once-prized Abercrombie...
The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. reported weak...
- Posted on September 3, 2014