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Don't expect another winter like last one!
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Sherlock Holmes: Man of mystery, or not?
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Students give pizza driver $1,200 tip
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World's tallest cow is taller than most people
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Boyz II Men go back to their high school
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Record-breaking pumpkin weighs more than a car!
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Would you eat chocolate-covered bugs?
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Parrot missing for years returns speaking Spanish
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How far would you peddle for the environment?
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Teen wins Nobel Peace Prize, youngest winner ever
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... - 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... - Posted on September 3, 2014
Which is worse: a light-colored suit or mom jeans? Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama's audacity to wear a tan suit. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action in Syria in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter on Thursday, and the reviews of his unusual fashion choice were less than fashionable.... - Posted on September 3, 2014
This little dog’s got the moves! Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy, too. The 4-year-old, 5-pound Pomeranian blazed into the 60th edition of the Guinness World Records book. It comes out Sept. 10. He can run 10 meters (9.1 yards) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds ... - Posted on September 1, 2014
Teen reveals designs at New York Fashion Week At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class. She was especially interested in incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well so she took the class twice more that summer. Now... - Posted on September 1, 2014
Little Leaguers meet Big Leaguers in Phila. The 13-year-old star female pitcher, Mo'ne Davis, and her Taney Dragons teammates who thrilled Philadelphians — and many others — at the Little League World Series got to meet their favorite major league team Wednesday night. The Philadelphia Phillies hosted a tribute to... - Posted on August 29, 2014
What turned a lobster blue? A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. WCSH-TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the creature in Scarborough on Saturday morning. LaPlante and daughter Meghan were hau... - Posted on August 29, 2014
Would you pay $3,200,000 for a comic book? A rare, nearly flawless copy of the first edition of a Superman comic book has sold for a super-powered price, $3.2 million. New York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo said they submitted Sunday's record-setting bid in the eBay auction. Action Comics No. 1 ... - Posted on August 28, 2014
Watching others play video games the next big thing Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros." But today there's... - Posted on August 28, 2014
Ever wonder why school starts so early? (Hint: $$$) Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems. That's what ... - Posted on August 27, 2014
School’s favorite cookie banned from cafeteria A favorite, and locally famous, cafeteria treat is off the menu forever in one northeast Ohio school system because of new federal nutritional guidelines. The government's edict to provide healthier foods and cut fats and cholesterol will put an end to the sale of the Elyria... - Posted on August 26, 2014