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4 injured and 12 stranded in ‘dreadful’ roller coaster accident

4 injured and 12 stranded in ‘dreadful’ roller coaster accident

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One of the biggest amusement parks in England suffered a roller coaster crash on Tuesday, leaving four teens injured and stranding the remaining 12 coaster riders 25-feet in the air and at a 45-degree angle. “The Smiler” is (or rather, was) a popular ride at the Alton Towers amusement park, about 150 miles north of […] [Read More]
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Woman goes blind from cat-scratch disease

Woman goes blind from cat-scratch disease

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Jane Walter of Toledo, Ohio was licked in the face by her cat and ended up going blind in her left eye. Why? Because she got cat-scratch disease, which is a bacterial infection that 40% of cats get at some point in their life. If cat-scratch disease (CSD) is transmitted to humans, the effects can be horrible. How did we not know about this? [Read More]
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Newtown, Connecticut’s Bruce Jenner Poses for First Post-Transition Shoot

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Caitlyn Jenner poses for Annie Leibovitz on the cover of Vanity Fair #CallMeCaitlyn http://t.co/NRyh6R09RR pic.twitter.com/GO1ZgJJKBR — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) June 1, 2015 Olympian and reality TV star Bruce Jenner finally introduced himself as a woman on the cover the July issue of Vanity Fair Magazine. Jenner, who will now go by Caitlyn, attended Newtown High […] [Read More]
Hooters waitress donates kidney to customer

Hooters waitress donates kidney to customer

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When an Atlanta man mentioned to a Hooters waitress that he lost both kidneys and needs one, he never expected her to offer up hers. But Don Thomas’ off-the-cuff remark about his health predicament struck a nerve with Mariana Villarreal. She recently lost her grandmother to kidney failure and feels terribly about not being able […] [Read More]
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Ben & Jerry’s unveils climate change awareness ice cream at Tesla

Ben & Jerry’s unveils climate change awareness ice cream at Tesla

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As if you didn’t feel guilty enough curled up in your bed watching “Hoarders” and downing a pint of Ben & Jerry’s at 8 p.m. on a Saturday night, now you can feel even worse. The famous ice cream brand has released a new flavor of its comfort dessert called “Save Our Swirled.” Now in […] [Read More]
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15 creative ways to reuse your 15-pound Restoration Hardware catalog

15 creative ways to reuse your 15-pound Restoration Hardware catalog

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My favorite time of year, Oversized Restoration Hardware Catalog season! (cc: @ja2ke @cabel) pic.twitter.com/Pkqiif9rnY — Trevor Adams (@trvraz) May 26, 2015 The Restoration Hardware Source Book arrived on my doorstep with a great big thud last week. A couple years ago, I mail ordered knobs for a desk through the company based in Corte Madera, […] [Read More]
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Missouri man who ignored snakebites in both legs dies

Missouri man who ignored snakebites in both legs dies

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Gilbert De Leon of Nixa, Missouri, felt something bite him while he was wading in the St. James River on Friday. When he emerged from the water, De Leon discovered a snake bite on each leg. De Leon’s girlfriend insisted he go to the hospital, but he refused and headed home. The girlfriend later reported […] [Read More]
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Update: Russian waitress video is a fake

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Update: The video of a Russian waitress knocking down a customer who groped her is a fake, several news sources reported. France 21 investigated the video and traced it to a communications consultant in Kazan, Russia, who confirmed that all participants were professional actors and the video was staged to win publicity for a restaurant/bar […] [Read More]
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