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Haunted Connecticut (Part 1)

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Oh Halloween, that magical time of year when Americans get to trade their everyday identities for something a little more exciting. Jack-o-lanterns adorn the front stoop of every suburban household, waiting all their lives for that one glorious night after which they will either find their brains splattered in the street or they will be […] [Read More]
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VIDEO: Indie band OK Go rocks drones, crazy scooters in viral music video

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The viral video geniuses at indie rock band OK Go have done it again. Their latest music video, set to their new song “I won’t let you down” features the four-piece band riding crazy-looking robotic scooters, twirling around each other and hundreds of umbrella-wielding Japanese extras and backup singers. Even more remarkable, the three-minute, 45-second […] [Read More]
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NASA Rocket explodes seconds after launch

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Update 6:30 p.m.: Here a Youtube video showing the crash. All personal has been accounted for and there have been no injuries, as heard over the Livestream. Accident 6 seconds after @OrbitalSciences #Cygnus liftoff @NASA_Wallops. pic.twitter.com/2EC9UpH3dy — Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) October 28, 2014   The NASA rocket that was taking off in Virginia exploded […] [Read More]
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Photos: Fallen Canadian soldier’s dogs await his return

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Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was killed in a bizarre attack in Ottawa yesterday, is being mourned across Canada. But these are the guys who miss him most: Corporal Cirillo’s dogs wait outside of his house in Hamilton, Ontario where members of the public have setup a small memorial for the fallen soldier. [Read More]
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Lovesick woman spends week in KFC after boyfriend breakup

Lovesick woman spends week in KFC after boyfriend breakup

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A Chinese woman spent an entire week at a Kentucky Fried Chicken feeding her heartbroken soul. After being dumped by her boyfriend, Tan Shen, 26, from Chengdu in China’s southwest Sichuan Province, stopped by a KFC near her home to comfort herself with some chicken wings. Mourning her loss and avoiding reality, Shen ended up […] [Read More]
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Video: Wheelie-popping pack of bikers spurns highway patrol

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A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer working in the San Francisco Bay Area found out that it’s pretty hard to stop a wheelie-popping motorcycle rider, at least when you’re swarmed by other bikers with no regard for the law. A video posted Wednesday on YouTube, titled “Cop Chases Bikers Then Biker Makes Cop Leave,” shows […] [Read More]
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Who was that guy in orange behind the plate?

Who was that guy in orange behind the plate?

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You couldn’t miss him — the middle-aged gentleman in Marlins orange against a sea of royal blue in one of the priciest seats at Kauffman Stadium. His name is Laurence Leavy. He’s a 58-year-old Miami lawyer and huge baseball fan who goes by Marlins_Man on Twitter. So huge, in fact, that he reportedly paid $8,000 […] [Read More]
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IKEA wishes shoppers Happy Halloween with ‘The Shining’ ad

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IKEA Singapore is promoting late night shopping with a Halloween-themed nod to Stanley Kubrick’s film “The Shining.” In the commercial, a boy rides a Big Wheel around a dimly-lit IKEA store. He’s filmed from behind, with the camera following his every move. Skeletons sit at one table, while lights flicker and swing. “REDRUG” is scrawled […] [Read More]
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Random guy warns Obama: ‘don’t touch my girlfriend’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine. But “don’t touch my girlfriend?” Not the usual admonition heard by President Barack Obama. Let’s be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot Monday in Chicago. A young woman, Aia (A-ya) Cooper, was […] [Read More]
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Over one-quarter of Americans admit to being Internet trolls

Over one-quarter of Americans admit to being Internet trolls

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Ten years ago, a troll was a grumpy guy covered in warts parked under a bridge. Today, a troll is someone who cruises the Internet wreaking havoc by striking up arguments and leaving mean-spirited messages in online comments and forums. These destructive rabble-rousers are downright nasty and websites and online communities struggle to keep them at […] [Read More]
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