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Ever wonder why school starts so early? (Hint: $$$)
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School’s favorite cookie banned from cafeteria
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Un-bee-lievable! 50,000 bees invade apartment
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378 Starbucks customers “Pay it Forward”
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Obama balks at bucket, but Bush accepts challenge
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Giant rubber duck invades Los Angeles!
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Slow down! This Corvette is watching you.
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Hunters capture 1,000-pound gator
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Oh, boy! Girls rock Little League World Series
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Suspension puts “bite” on World Cup player


National Spelling Bee ends in a tie
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title Thursday. After they spelled a dozen words correctly in a row, they both...
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title Thursday. After they spelled a dozen words correctly in a row, they both...
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years....
- Posted on May 30, 2014
Is thieving groundhog a vandal or just a flag lover?
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit in the act. It was a groundhog. Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour says he sent a deputy to the veterans' section of Cold Springs Cemetery in Lockport...
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit in the act. It was a groundhog. Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour says he sent a deputy to the veterans' section of Cold Springs Cemetery in Lockport...
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit i...
- Posted on May 30, 2014
Is fire a solid, a liquid or a gas?
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic elements that make up everything in the universe, fire isn’t even a substance. It’s a process. As any good Boy Scout knows, to light a fire, you need thre...
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic elements that make up everything in the universe, fire isn’t even a substance. It’s a process. As any good Boy Scout knows, to light a fire, you need thre...
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic ...
- Posted on May 29, 2014
Would you pay for poo from a zoo?
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is hosting a "Zoo Doo" event Thursday and June 5. The zoo has compost available from herbivores - animals that feed on grass and other pl...
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is hosting a "Zoo Doo" event Thursday and June 5. The zoo has compost available from herbivores - animals that feed on grass and other pl...
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park...
- Posted on May 29, 2014
50 Cent’s pitch is not on the money
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his target. He was way, way wide with his pitch. It happened Tuesday night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets. Standing on the pitcher's mound, 50...
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his target. He was way, way wide with his pitch. It happened Tuesday night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets. Standing on the pitcher's mound, 50...
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his targe...
- Posted on May 28, 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
More students are taking the walking “bus”
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?" "Behind the line!" they said in unison, as they stepped back from th...
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?" "Behind the line!" they said in unison, as they stepped back from th...
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
New car has no steering wheel, brake or gas pedals
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly — the top...
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly — the top...
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
School’s secret tweeter uses social media for good
School’s secret tweeter uses social media for good Boyle County High School in Danville, Kentucky, has a mystery angel who is making it a point to focus on the good rather than the bad, and it seems to be making a difference. In January, a new Twitter account was started w...
School’s secret tweeter uses social media for good Boyle County High School in Danville, Kentucky, has a mystery angel who is making it a point to focus on the good rather than the bad, and it seems to be making a difference. In January, a new Twitter account was started w...
School’s secret tweeter uses social media for good Boyle County High School in Danville, Kentucky, has a mystery an...
- Posted on May 27, 2014
Pigeon flies 5 miles to meet 5th grader at school
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." The pet bird named Foresta had disappeared Tuesday from Tara's home in the Elkhorn Mountains near Montana City, but it was back in her arms Wednesday after it show...
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." The pet bird named Foresta had disappeared Tuesday from Tara's home in the Elkhorn Mountains near Montana City, but it was back in her arms Wednesday after it show...
Everyone has heard of homing pigeons, but Montana fifth-grader Tara Atkins apparently has a "schooling pigeon." ...
- Posted on May 27, 2014
Calf has two old legs and two new legs
The 600-pound English Charolais calf was hot and tired. It had traveled three hours inside a trailer behind a pickup truck. The calf was content to lie on the grass behind a building. A team of technicians worked on its hind legs. When the calf known as Hero heard it...
The 600-pound English Charolais calf was hot and tired. It had traveled three hours inside a trailer behind a pickup truck. The calf was content to lie on the grass behind a building. A team of technicians worked on its hind legs. When the calf known as Hero heard it...
The 600-pound English Charolais calf was hot and tired. It had traveled three hours inside a trailer behind a pickup...
- Posted on May 24, 2014