Sharks take bite out of tourists' wallets

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Sign warns drivers to slow down for turtles
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Sign warns drivers to slow down for turtles
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How can a bright yellow cat be worth $400 million?
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How can a bright yellow cat be worth $400 million?
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Who wouldn't play baseball for $25 million a year!
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Ballet survives in war-torn Iraq
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Ballet survives in war-torn Iraq
378 Starbucks customers “Pay it Forward” A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours and hundreds of customers at a Starbucks drive-thru in St. Petersburg, Florida. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 in the morning Wednesday and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for the stranger in the car ... - Posted on August 23, 2014
Giant rubber duck invades Los Angeles! The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor, the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA and it was to remain in the harbor through Sunday. Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman first ... - Posted on August 23, 2014
Slow down! This Corvette is watching you. Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Now, General Motors has an option on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette that tak... - Posted on August 22, 2014
Hunters capture 1,000-pound gator A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime, a 15-foot-long alligator that weighed more than 1,000 pounds. Jeff Dute of AL.com reports the monster gator was pulled from the water in south Alabama early Saturday during the state's alligator hunting seaso... - Posted on August 21, 2014
Suspension puts “bite” on World Cup player Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five weeks because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Suarez said he was ready to "erase... - Posted on August 19, 2014
Cool car or dorkmobile? Your next car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car. It's the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With a starting price of $6,800, it's also less than half the cost. ... - Posted on August 19, 2014
Is it art, or animal cruelty? A Colorado art museum is standing by an upcoming exhibit featuring three tortoises with iPads mounted on their backs. This despite calls from animal-rights activists to call off the exhibit as animal abuse. The Aspen Art Museum released a statement supporting the exhibit by ... - Posted on August 16, 2014
What’s better than 2 baby pandas? 3 baby pandas! The birth of extremely rare panda triplets is another success for China's artificial breeding program. The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou. Breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would survive. The mother, Ju Xi... - Posted on August 15, 2014
Circus brings joy to children in war-torn country The Afghan children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh as they roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a series of circus feats taught as a rare treat amid their country's decades of war. Their country, Afghanistan, has had wars for thousands of years. An... - Posted on August 14, 2014
Lost your dog? Find with phone! Any pet owner who has spent days hanging posters, making phone calls and knocking on neighbors' doors hopes there's a better way to find a lost dog. That became a reality when facial recognition technology reunited a pet at San Diego County Animal Services. Joanne Cox's fami... - Posted on August 14, 2014
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... - Posted on August 12, 2014
NBA gets its first female The San Antonio Spurs of the NBA have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. What's special is that she will be the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff. When Hammon retires from her 16-year women's pro basketball career in the WNBA, she will i... - Posted on August 6, 2014
Puffins in peril – want to help? Wanted: puffinologists. No experience necessary. The Audubon Society wants bird lovers to contribute research to a project. Scientists hope it will help save Atlantic puffins from starvation in Maine. There are about 1,000 pairs of the seabirds, known for their multi-... - 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... - Posted on August 5, 2014