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How do you cheer up an unhappy ape? With a harp!
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US, Canada women's bobsled stars eager to race men
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How can a piece of glass be a piece of art?
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Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
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Pots, pans, dolls, games up for toy hall of fame
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Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz
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Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black
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Do you know what it takes to be an American citizen?
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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk
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Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job
“But officer, I was only trying to help!”
Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser, he pulled it over. Deputy Chief Wayne Foster tells The Patriot Ledger newspaper the luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black an...
Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser, he pulled it over. Deputy Chief Wayne Foster tells The Patriot Ledger newspaper the luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black an...
Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman spotted a Maserati resem...
- Posted on August 12, 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...
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...
The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media....
- Posted on August 12, 2014
He's 16. And he's the mayor of his town.
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts lost his bid for a third term as mayor of Dorset on Sunday. Eric Mueller, a 16-year-old from Mendota Heights, Minnesota, won. His name was drawn from the ballot box du...
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts lost his bid for a third term as mayor of Dorset on Sunday. Eric Mueller, a 16-year-old from Mendota Heights, Minnesota, won. His name was drawn from the ballot box du...
A 5-year-old boy's run as mayor is over in a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Robert "Bobby" Tufts los...
- Posted on August 6, 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...
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...
The San Antonio Spurs of the NBA have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. What's special is that she will be t...
- 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-...
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-...
Wanted: puffinologists. No experience necessary. The Audubon Society wants bird lovers to contribute research ...
- Posted on August 6, 2014
Tiny words are huge gift to Scrabble players
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the seventh tone on the musical scale. It is a little gem among 5,000 words to be added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" next week. The dictionary's l...
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the seventh tone on the musical scale. It is a little gem among 5,000 words to be added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" next week. The dictionary's l...
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," is the s...
- Posted on August 6, 2014
If you were a crab, what color would you be?
A rare blue-colored red king crab has been caught. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot July 4. The crab is being kept alive at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. People show up to have their photos taken with it. Scott Kent, with the Alaska Department of Fish and...
A rare blue-colored red king crab has been caught. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot July 4. The crab is being kept alive at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. People show up to have their photos taken with it. Scott Kent, with the Alaska Department of Fish and...
A rare blue-colored red king crab has been caught. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot July 4. The crab ...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
Barking couldn't save deaf boy, so dog licked him
A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero. The dog licked the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old boy to alert him that the house was on fire. Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith says Nick Lamb was home alone. He was sleeping without his hearing aids. ...
A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero. The dog licked the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old boy to alert him that the house was on fire. Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith says Nick Lamb was home alone. He was sleeping without his hearing aids. ...
A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero. The dog licked the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old boy to alert ...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
Does tower of ketchup need mountain of mustard?
How would you like to own a towering ketchup bottle? A "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup." The landmark once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill. It's old, 65 to be exact. And it's tall, 170 fee...
How would you like to own a towering ketchup bottle? A "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup." The landmark once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill. It's old, 65 to be exact. And it's tall, 170 fee...
How would you like to own a towering ketchup bottle? A "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "Wo...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
Rats overrun home of Mona Lisa
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad daylight. The hot weather in Paris has brought many visitors to the garden. Their garbage is a feast for the rats. The lush area gives a rat plenty of plac...
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad daylight. The hot weather in Paris has brought many visitors to the garden. Their garbage is a feast for the rats. The lush area gives a rat plenty of plac...
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad day...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
What's wrong with this selfie?
Jacquie Whitt's island trip with a group of teenagers was memorable. Not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. It was, said Whitt, a "selfie fest." For this generation, "digital devices are now part of the interpretive exp...
Jacquie Whitt's island trip with a group of teenagers was memorable. Not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. It was, said Whitt, a "selfie fest." For this generation, "digital devices are now part of the interpretive exp...
Jacquie Whitt's island trip with a group of teenagers was memorable. Not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also ...
- Posted on August 5, 2014