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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?
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No free parking: Cars cost New Yorkers $1,000,000
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Do you know the “Star-Spangled Banner?”
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Could you eat a 100-foot-long bratwurst?
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Everybody used to wear jeans. But not anymore.
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Two new, bigger iPhones – plus a watch!
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Are you ready to speak up against bullying?
Why do songs get stuck in our heads?
Ah, yes, the evil ear worm, which sometimes has our hearing seemingly sticking on the same song, over and over. Polls show that a stunning 90% of us have experienced these hearing parasites and nine out of 10 report having them at least weekly. Who remembers these classic ...
Ah, yes, the evil ear worm, which sometimes has our hearing seemingly sticking on the same song, over and over. Polls show that a stunning 90% of us have experienced these hearing parasites and nine out of 10 report having them at least weekly. Who remembers these classic ...
Ah, yes, the evil ear worm, which sometimes has our hearing seemingly sticking on the same song, over and over. Poll...
- Posted on September 16, 2014
With a red cup, she becomes Miss America
Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. For her talent performance, Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams' "Happy" while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor. That immedi...
Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. For her talent performance, Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams' "Happy" while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor. That immedi...
Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup. ...
- Posted on September 15, 2014
How do you fix a panda’s tooth? Very carefully
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it. The 23-year-old panda went to the dentist Wednesday. She got a shot to make her numb and got the chip repaired, a...
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it. The 23-year-old panda went to the dentist Wednesday. She got a shot to make her numb and got the chip repaired, a...
The San Diego Zoo's giant female panda has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day. So when Bai Yun chipped...
- Posted on September 15, 2014
Wanna play ball like your great-great grandfather?
From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game. There's the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench and the sliding into home. But a closer glance at this field in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park shows something isn't quite right. They're pitchi...
From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game. There's the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench and the sliding into home. But a closer glance at this field in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park shows something isn't quite right. They're pitchi...
From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game. There's the crack of the bat, the cheering ...
- Posted on September 14, 2014
No free parking: Cars cost New Yorkers $1,000,000
A condo development in New York City's SoHo neighborhood is charging $1 million — for a parking spot. The New York Times reports the 10 underground spots at 42 Crosby St. will cost more per square foot than the apartments upstairs. The parking spots will run between $5,000 ...
A condo development in New York City's SoHo neighborhood is charging $1 million — for a parking spot. The New York Times reports the 10 underground spots at 42 Crosby St. will cost more per square foot than the apartments upstairs. The parking spots will run between $5,000 ...
A condo development in New York City's SoHo neighborhood is charging $1 million — for a parking spot. The New...
- Posted on September 14, 2014
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