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Car crashes into Conn. swimming pool

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A man and two children were hospitalized Sunday when their car left the road and landed on its roof in a swimming pool in Ledyard. According to NBC Connecticut, the car struck a pole and traffic box before going through a guard rail and making an inverted landing in the pool around 1 a.m. Ages […] [Read More]
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Anderson Cooper slams Dallas anchor for Michael Sam stunt

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Broadcast TV’s Amy Kushnir probably hasn’t had the best May after her comments about NFL defensive end Michael Sam. In mid-May, Kushnir walked off set after a heated discussion about Sam’s on-air kiss with his boyfriend after learning he had been drafted by the St. Louis Rams. “When parents do not have a choice about […] [Read More]
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Darth Vader running as write-in candidate in Kiev mayoral race

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Kiev residents have an unusual option in this weekend’s mayoral election. He goes by Darth Vader and wears the “Star Wars” villain’s black mask, cape, and armor. Representing the Internet Party, Vader met with reporters this week to discuss his candidacy. Vader is not on the official ballet, however, after the election commission withdrew his […] [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: Teen nails Michael Jackson routine at talent show

Video: Teen nails Michael Jackson routine at talent show

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A 17-year-old student got in touch with his inner “King of Pop” and has become a viral sensation, Sacramento’s KBET-TV reports. [Read More]
Restaurant in 9/11 museum not winning any stars with people

Restaurant in 9/11 museum not winning any stars with people

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Nothing says “America” quite like opening an eatery on the symbolic bones of dead men and women. People are in an uproar about the Pavilion Cafe, a planned restaurant inside the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, the New York Post reports. Run by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events, the restaurant […] [Read More]
Dallas company uses laser to create sought-after ‘thigh gap’

Dallas company uses laser to create sought-after ‘thigh gap’

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CBS Dallas reports the wellness center Thrive uses Zerona, a cold laser therapy that shapes the body by breaking apart the outer layer of fat. [Read More]
El Paso proves communism works, says House rep who appeared to eat his own ear wax

El Paso proves communism works, says House rep who appeared to eat his own ear wax

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Poor Joe Garcia. Maybe in another universe, the Florida congressman would just be a Democrat who praised communism. Instead, Garcia is now that Democrat who praised communism and appeared to eat his own ear wax. During a Google Hangout session, Garcia discussed the U.S.-Mexico border and said El Paso was the safest city in America, […] [Read More]
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McDonald’s new Happy Meal mascot is stuff of nightmares

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You can add McDonald’s Happy Meals to things that don’t work well with anthropomorphism. Monday, the fast-food giant tweeted out their latest monstrosity mascot: Happy, a Happy Meal box with googly eyes, squiggly limbs, and a terrifying grin. If I had to describe it accurately, it appears to be a horrifying mashup between Pixar’s “Cars” […] [Read More]
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Ducklings saved from storm drain outside Chicago

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Animal control officers rescued a group of ducklings that fell into a Skokie, Illinois, storm drain on Monday. The 11 ducklings were removed from the drain and placed in a box. Video of the rescue shows an adult female duck watching from a nearby public pool. Animal control officers from the Chicago suburb made way […] [Read More]
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