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Ancient Egyptian statue mysteriously spins on its own

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The Manchester Museum in England has its own case of “Night at the Museum.” An ancient Egyptian statue has mysteriously started spinning inside its display case. The statue was made as an offering to Osiris, which is the Egyptian god of death. This time lapse video shows the statue move and spin on its own.   [Read More]
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Navy addresses Cap’n Crunch ‘controversy’

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The Pentagon has spoken out on a story of major importance: Cap’n Crunch isn’t really a captain. A detail-oriented blogger noticed the cereal spokes-cartoon wears three stripes on his sleeve, making him a commander. A captain has four stripes on the sleeve. After the story went big this week, U.S. Navy spokespeople confirmed the mishap   [Read More]
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11-year-old mariachi fights back after racist tweets

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An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets earned a roaring ovation in an encore performance Thursday night. [Read More]

Rare two-faced kitten dies

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A “Janus cat” born in Amity, Ore., has died after causing an online sensation this week. The cat, named Deucy by its owner Stephanie Durkee, was born with one body and a healthy set of organs, but two faces. It was meowing from both mouths this week as video spread across the Internet. The cat   [Read More]
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High school’s gay ‘cutest couple’ draw raves

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When Dylan Meehan and Brad Taylor won the “cutest couple” title in the Carmel High School yearbook last week, it was the first time for a same-sex pair at the suburban New York high school. People congratulated them, of course, and everyone went on with their lives. Then, the endearing snapshot met the Internet via   [Read More]

‘Prancercise’ gallops online, creator is thrilled

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“Let’s stop talkin’ and do some walkin’!” With those words, Joanna Rohrback introduced her 1980s, horse-inspired fitness creation “Prancercise” to the Internet. This week, the Internet responded, and Florida native Rohrback says she doesn’t care if people poke fun. “Let them laugh,” Rohrback told CNBC’s Jane Wells. “Who would pay any attention to a boring,   [Read More]
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Daft Punk hit ‘Get Lucky’ spawns viral mash-ups

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When a song goes viral this time of year, you could take it as a sign it’s on track to become the hit of the summer. Think of Carly Rae Jepsen’s (Carly Rae Who?!) “Call Me Maybe,” which spun into popularity last spring by a Justin Bieber tweet and subsequent YouTube parody. Or Rihanna’s “Umbrella,”   [Read More]

Comedian’s hilarious prank: Texting parents about ’2 grams for $40′

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Canadian funny guy Nathan Fielder, host of the Comedy Central show ”Nathan for You,” took to Twitter on Wednesday to ask his followers to do his bidding: “Experiment: text your parents ‘got 2 grams for $40′ then right after ‘Sorry ignore that txt. Not for you’ Then tweet pic of their response.” And they sure did. Below   [Read More]
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Video: Fan catches foul ball in beer cup, chugs the beer

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At Safeco Field on Wednesday, there was one bad catch and one good catch. The bad: Mariners right fielder Michael Saunders ran into the outfield wall making a catch and sprained his shoulder in an 8-3 loss to the Houston Astros. The good: A Seattle fan made a spectacular catch with his beer, and chugged   [Read More]
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Gay man arrested after refusing to leave partner in hospital

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A gay man in Missouri is claiming discrimination after he was arrested while visiting his sick partner at a hospital. The hospital is defending the arrest, saying the man was “disruptive and belligerent.” The incident unfolded Tuesday afternoon at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. In an interview with Fox 4 Kansas City, Roger   [Read More]
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