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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
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Can you draw better than a 40,000 year old?
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Would you fly in one of these things?
How do dolphins sleep without drowning?
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surface to breathe air. They can only hold their breath under water for about...
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surface to breathe air. They can only hold their breath under water for about...
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surf...
- Posted on October 2, 2014
Violinist wants kids to have music in their lives
Seven years ago, the well known violinist Joshua Bell performed for tips. He was in a Washington subway station. Almost no one stopped to listen. The underground performance was an experimen...
Seven years ago, the well known violinist Joshua Bell performed for tips. He was in a Washington subway station. Almost no one stopped to listen. The underground performance was an experimen...
Seven years ago, the well known violinist Joshua Bell performed for tips. He was in a Washington subway station. Almo...
- Posted on October 2, 2014
Want a job with no pay, lousy hours and stinky?
There is no pay. The hours can be lousy. Sometimes it stinks. Would you want to help animals? That's the plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country. It doesn't sound very appea...
There is no pay. The hours can be lousy. Sometimes it stinks. Would you want to help animals? That's the plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country. It doesn't sound very appea...
There is no pay. The hours can be lousy. Sometimes it stinks. Would you want to help animals? That's the plea ...
- Posted on October 1, 2014
Would you go bowling if they changed the rules?
Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it through most of the afternoon. Then Jonsson, the secretary general of the World Tenpin...
Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it through most of the afternoon. Then Jonsson, the secretary general of the World Tenpin...
Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it throug...
- Posted on October 1, 2014
How do you cheer up an unhappy ape? With a harp!
Terri Tacheny enjoyed taking her daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul. But there was one problem. The gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often lacked energy, she thought. So she came up with a so...
Terri Tacheny enjoyed taking her daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul. But there was one problem. The gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often lacked energy, she thought. So she came up with a so...
Terri Tacheny enjoyed taking her daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul. But there was one problem. The gorillas, oranguta...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
US, Canada women's bobsled stars eager to race men
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to compete against men in a bobsled on an icy track. That time might have arrived. So Meyers Taylor was thrilled that the sport will consi...
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to compete against men in a bobsled on an icy track. That time might have arrived. So Meyers Taylor was thrilled that the sport will consi...
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to compete against men in a bobsled on an icy track. That time mi...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
How can a piece of glass be a piece of art?
A huge grin appears on the face of Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres of glass. They make a popping sound. Davis is a glassblower. He uses a flame made to ...
A huge grin appears on the face of Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres of glass. They make a popping sound. Davis is a glassblower. He uses a flame made to ...
A huge grin appears on the face of Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres of glass. Th...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
A mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday. That was one day after it roamed into a Salt Lake City neighborhood. Dozens of families had to stay inside their homes for hours. No people...
A mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday. That was one day after it roamed into a Salt Lake City neighborhood. Dozens of families had to stay inside their homes for hours. No people...
A mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday. That was one day after it roamed into a Salt Lake City neighborhoo...
- Posted on September 25, 2014
Pots, pans, dolls, games up for toy hall of fame
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame. They will be up against tough competition. Like American Girl dolls and the board game Operat...
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame. They will be up against tough competition. Like American Girl dolls and the board game Operat...
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame. They will be u...
- Posted on September 24, 2014
Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black
Burger King is offering black burgers in Japan. That's right, a black burger on a black bun. It even has black cheese. Black sauce is included, too. Last year, Burger King started making ...
Burger King is offering black burgers in Japan. That's right, a black burger on a black bun. It even has black cheese. Black sauce is included, too. Last year, Burger King started making ...
Burger King is offering black burgers in Japan. That's right, a black burger on a black bun. It even has black chees...
- Posted on September 23, 2014