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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?
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You can buy a lighthouse. What would you do with it?
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Dog’s tummy was chock full of socks!
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“Dreadnoughtus” dwarfs 7 elephants
New frogs found. And they “dance.”
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract mates. One problem, though. The species declined in number during the 12 years in which Indian sc...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract mates. One problem, though. The species declined in number during the 12 years in which Indian sc...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphi...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
Tweens prove golf has no age limits
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. She will compete against the best players in the country and around the world. Lucy Li, a sixth-grader with braces, made history Monday. She shot rounds of 74-6...
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. She will compete against the best players in the country and around the world. Lucy Li, a sixth-grader with braces, made history Monday. She shot rounds of 74-6...
An 11-year-old girl has played her way into the U.S. Women's Open next month at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina. Sh...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
Could you hit a pitch thrown by President Obama?
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. The president paid a surprise visit Monday to Washington's Friendship Park, where a handful of teams were warming up for the big game. Stepping onto the field in a ti...
Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hitting for Little League. T...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
Vice president rejects prom invite but sends corsage
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, but he sent a personal reply. Talia Maselli reached out to Biden last fall, knowing his dance card likely would fill up. Biden sent a handwritten card ...
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, but he sent a personal reply. Talia Maselli reached out to Biden last fall, knowing his dance card likely would fill up. Biden sent a handwritten card ...
What happens when you invite Vice President Joe Biden to your high school prom? For one student he couldn't make it, ...
- Posted on May 20, 2014
Would you buy a used car from Lady Gaga?
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one of The Beatles sold for five times as much. The Julien's Auctions sale of rock 'n' roll memorabilia was held last weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. ...
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one of The Beatles sold for five times as much. The Julien's Auctions sale of rock 'n' roll memorabilia was held last weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. ...
Lady Gaga's 1990 Red Rolls-Royce Corniche III automobile sold at auction for $125,000. But a guitar belonging to one ...
- Posted on May 19, 2014
It’s official: “Selfie” is now a real word
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition has added 150 words. Many stem from digital life and social media. Spoiler alert, hashtag, selfie and tweep are included. As for social me...
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition has added 150 words. Many stem from digital life and social media. Spoiler alert, hashtag, selfie and tweep are included. As for social me...
Did you know that the dictionary is growing? Even selfie is included now. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictio...
- Posted on May 19, 2014
Can you make a man out of a monkey?
Humans share ninety eight percent of their DNA with chimpanzees, so could you genetically engineer the rest to make it into a human? Settle down, we’re not making any human-animal hybrids around here. Even if we wanted to, it doesn’t mean we can. See, the important thin...
Humans share ninety eight percent of their DNA with chimpanzees, so could you genetically engineer the rest to make it into a human? Settle down, we’re not making any human-animal hybrids around here. Even if we wanted to, it doesn’t mean we can. See, the important thin...
Humans share ninety eight percent of their DNA with chimpanzees, so could you genetically engineer the rest to make i...
- Posted on May 19, 2014
How sweet it is! Sugar sculpture weighs 8,000 pounds
A 35-foot-tall sphinxlike sculpture made of sugar is on display at an old New York City factory. It is a tribute to black workers. Artist Kara Walker's monumental installation occupies much of the cavernous interior of the former Domino Sugar Refinery. The former refinery is...
A 35-foot-tall sphinxlike sculpture made of sugar is on display at an old New York City factory. It is a tribute to black workers. Artist Kara Walker's monumental installation occupies much of the cavernous interior of the former Domino Sugar Refinery. The former refinery is...
A 35-foot-tall sphinxlike sculpture made of sugar is on display at an old New York City factory. It is a tribute to b...
- Posted on May 19, 2014
Does the 5-second rule really work?
The 5-second rule states that food dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds is still safe to eat. But to really answer the question, we need to ask another – how lucky do you feel? It can take less than 5 seconds for 150 to 8,000 bacteria like Salmonella to hop a ride...
The 5-second rule states that food dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds is still safe to eat. But to really answer the question, we need to ask another – how lucky do you feel? It can take less than 5 seconds for 150 to 8,000 bacteria like Salmonella to hop a ride...
The 5-second rule states that food dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds is still safe to eat. But to really a...
- Posted on May 16, 2014
8-year-old girl takes the wheel, saves the day
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and ...
- Posted on May 16, 2014
Drones descending on Washington!
Smithsonian magazine is hosting its second "The Future is Here" festival this weekend. It plans to test fly drones and a human jetpack near the National Mall. The festival runs from Friday night through Sunday with events showcasing new science, technology and engineering. E...
Smithsonian magazine is hosting its second "The Future is Here" festival this weekend. It plans to test fly drones and a human jetpack near the National Mall. The festival runs from Friday night through Sunday with events showcasing new science, technology and engineering. E...
Smithsonian magazine is hosting its second "The Future is Here" festival this weekend. It plans to test fly drones an...
- Posted on May 15, 2014