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Elisabeth Hasselbeck buying $4M Greenwich home

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Morning talk show star Elisabeth Hasselbeck will soon be added to the list of celebrities who call Greenwich home. HOME IN THE ‘BURBS: The Daily Mail is reporting that Hasselbeck, a co-host on ABC’s The View, and her husband, former NFL quarterback Tim, have listed their Manhattan apartment for $3.3 million and are close to […] [Read More]
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Greenpeace releases behind the scenes look at fake Shell Oil video

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Update: Greenpeace, the Yes Lab and members of the Occupy Wall Street movement are claiming responsibility to the series of hoaxes on Shell Oil. “This experience shows that a few energized people can compete with the billions that Shells spends on advertising and lobbying,” James Turner, a Greenpeace organizer, said. “As people find out how [...] [Read More]
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Adult chaperone tricks students into eating moose droppings

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Hey, adults, just because you’re on a camping trip with a bunch of kids doesn’t mean you can start acting like them. Parents in Manitoba, Canada, were shocked when they heard two students had been tricked into eating moose droppings by an adult chaperone on a school canoe trip. The school’s principal, a teacher and [...] [Read More]
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‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ mashup goes viral

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It’s been more than a decade since “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” taped its last episode, but his lessons are going viral this week with the help of musician and producer John D. Boswell. Boswell, known for his “Symphony of Science” videos on YouTube, created a mashup of Rogers’ episode clips. Created in partnership with PBS and [...] [Read More]
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California man tries to sell bear cubs at gas station

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Make a pit stop for sodas, Funyuns, and — a bear cub? California Fish and Game officials told FOX40 and other news outlets that a man tried to sell two bear cubs at a gas station in North San Juan, in Nevada County, on Wednesday. The man told officials the cubs’ mother charged him on [...] [Read More]
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Video: Toddler dangles from balcony by his neck, saved by neighbor

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Kids in China have been rescued from peril all over the place lately. First came the child who fell out of a car into an intersection, then the kid who drove his scooter into traffic, now this. In Guangdong Province recently, a toddler fell through a gap in a balcony and survived only by getting [...] [Read More]
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Houston’s public library scans for counterfeit $5 bills

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While on its mission to provide free information, the Houston Public Library has to swat at the occasional counterfeiter. [Read More]
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Does this anti-Obama button go too far?

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By PEGGY FIKAC Hearst Remember the controversy over the button sold at the 2008 GOP convention that asked, “If Obama is President … will we still call it the White House?” Not sure if the button on the left will draw the same concern. It was among a variety already snagged by Dallas Morning News [...] [Read More]
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Watch a shark chomp on rare squid in Australia

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Al McGlashan, a famous angler in Australia, and a film crew for the TV show Strikezone were filming off the coast of Australia when they discovered a large squid being eaten by a small blue shark on the surface. This is a pretty rare occurance since large and giant squid usually hang in the depths. [...] [Read More]
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Analyst predicts Facebook to ‘disappear’ within 8 years

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At least one American analyst thinks social media giant Facebook will fall off the map within a decade. [Read More]
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