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This Cheerios ad will probably make you misty-eyed

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You’ve been warned: The latest installment in the “The Cheerios Effect” ad campaign is a tearjerker. The nearly three-minute video, posted to General Mills’ YouTube page, tells the story of Canadian family Andre, Jonathan and their adopted daughter. “Most of my life I thought it would never be possible to have a child, given that […] [Read More]
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Heroic otter retrieves iPhone dropped in his tank

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BREAKFAST: #phonegate – catastrophic loss of phone Photo from Jenny from @sealsanctuary #Gweek Starsky the otter pic.twitter.com/CJuXH1W2KZ — Cornwall’s Pirate FM (@piratefm) September 26, 2014 When a 9-year-old otter named Starsky at England’s Cornish Seal Sanctuary got his paws on an iPhone he could have easily rolled over on his back and tried to crack […] [Read More]
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First day of desert art fest Burning Man canceled by rain

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The gates at Burning Man, the week-long bacchanal art orgy held 110 miles north of Reno on a (usually) dry lake called the playa, were closed Monday and possibly Tuesday due to rain, according to a festival spokesman. BRC is closed thru tonight & possibly into tomorrow a.m. Cars being turned back @ Wadsworth. Cars […] [Read More]
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North Carolina woman finds swastika in McDonald’s sandwich

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An employee at a Morehead City, North Carolina McDonald’s was fired for allegedly drawing a swastika on a bun of a chicken sandwich. Customer Charleigh Matice noticed the anti-Semitic symbol when she went to put mayonnaise on the bun, according to Fox 43 WPMT. She told the news channel she was particularly offended because her […] [Read More]
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Is Blue Buffalo dog food ‘built on lies’?

Is Blue Buffalo dog food ‘built on lies’?

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There’s a dog-food feud going on. Purina has accused Connecticut-based Blue Buffalo of lying to its customers about the all-natural dog food. Blue Buffalo is based in the small town of Wilton, but its advertising campaign is anything but small. You’ve probably seen their commercials, which show pet owners lamenting over the over-processed food they […] [Read More]
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Schlitterbahn runs first human test on insane new ride

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Schlitterbahn water park has conducted its first human trials of the Verrückt, a new ride that stands 168 feet, 7 inches tall and has been dubbed the world’s tallest water slide. The 17-story slide’s public debut continues to be delayed, but the Kansas City park has released this point-of-view video from the first live human […] [Read More]
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Fox affiliate lets everyone know Maya Angelou won’t be coming into Houston

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Oops. Whoever was in charge of lower-thirds at Houston’s KRIV-TV made an error and has promptly earned the ire of the Internet. Wednesday morning, the world learned acclaimed writer and poet Maya Angelou had passed away at the age of 86. The Houston Fox affiliate reported the news on their morning show, but someone made […] [Read More]
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Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

Single people using tigers to win big on online dating sites

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Love-starved online daters are reaching into their bag of tricks and they’re pulling out … a tiger? The Wall Street Journal reports there’s been an increase of tigers in people’s online profiles across online dating websites. Apparently, some Tinder users are seeing tigers in one out of 10 profiles they view. A University of Wisconsin-Madison […] [Read More]
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