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Video: Christopher Walken explains Connecticut to Jon Stewart

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Groundhogs, hummingbirds, skunks fighting otters, “huge” racoons “that look like small kangaroos” invading the house…actor Christopher Walken and Wilton resident, describes living in Fairfield County to Daily Show host Jon Stewart. The conversation about wildlife in Connecticut took up most of the interview, which was ostensibly to promote his new film, Jersey Boys. This wasn’t […] [Read More]
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What ate this 9-foot great white shark?

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When an electronic tag that had been placed on a 9-foot great white shark washed up 11 years ago, it produced some curious data. The tracker made a sudden change in depth, followed by a temperature rise from the ambient sea temperature to something akin to that of — well — the inside of a […] [Read More]
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Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

Quiz: How well do you know your world geography?

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Are you smarter than Akhil Rekulapelli, the 13-year-old from Virgina who won the 2014 National Geographic Bee? Have a crack that these three questions from this year’s final round held this week in Washington, D.C.: [Read More]
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Video: Holy cow, check out this ‘supercell’ storm

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A couple of stormchasers caught the formation of this amazing “supercell” in Wyoming and the footage is breathtaking. Basehunters, out of Norman, Oklahoma, posted the video of the thunderstorm, called a supercell because of its rotating updraft. According the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, supercells are the type of storms that are responsible for […] [Read More]
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A random guy ran onto the red carpet at Cannes and did this:

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So, a totally random guy ran onto the red carpet at Cannes and did this crazy back flip: [Read More]
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Kevin Spacey channels Frank Underwood in ‘Call of Duty’ game trailer

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  Kevin Spacey is just about the last person you’d expect to see in a video game — albeit a CGI-version of the Academy-Award winning actor — but he slips into full Frank-Underwood-beast-mode in the new “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.” While not officially associated with the popular Netflix series “House of Cards,” there is […] [Read More]
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Video: Dad kicks kid down ramp at Fla. skate park

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We’ve seen the stories about raging dads brawling at hockey and football games, but at the skate park? Florida’s WPTV in Palm Beach reports on a video of a local dad kicking his 6-year-old son, known around the park as “Dino the Dinosaur,” off lip of the half pipe. The video first spread via Instagram […] [Read More]
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Mom bit off pit bulls ear to save her toddler

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A Texas mother recalls the day a friend’s pit bull attacked her young daughter — and how she fought back, biting the dog’s ear off in an attempt to save her child. Chelsi Camp, of League City, Texas told Houston’s KHOU television station, “You do whatever you can, I don’t have physical strength at my […] [Read More]
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Video: Watch this crazy video of a leopard leaping through a hole in a roof to attack people

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This is what happens when you try and corral a wild leopard without proper safety procedures, apparently. The Associated Press caught the action in Chandrapur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra:

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Mashable: CBS wants Colbert for Letterman replacement

Mashable: CBS wants Colbert for Letterman replacement

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Since about two seconds after the news of David Letterman’s pending retirement leaked, folks have been speculating on replacements. All the usual suspects have been debated, but Mashable is reporting that CBS wants Colbert, citing “people familiar with both sides of the discussions.” Nobody is saying anything on the record. At all. David Bauder, the […] [Read More]
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