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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
Who owns this photo…Man or Monkey? When a monkey takes a selfie, who owns it? A series of self-portraits taken by Indonesian monkeys has sparked a dispute. It's between Wikipedia and a British wildlife photographer. He wasn't amused that the popular images are being used for free. This is called a co... - Posted on August 12, 2014
“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... - 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... - 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... - 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... - 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
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... - Posted on August 6, 2014