Bad karma: Wild video shows mugger immediately hit by bus

In a stunning illustration of karma — or perhaps crime and punishment — this video shows a mugger in Colombia wrestling away a woman’s mobile phone and immediately being hit by a bus. But the story doesn’t end there. The woman — robbed by the suspect just moments before — actually gets down and helps  
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Life-size ‘Star Wars’ X-wing fighter is the largest Lego sculpture ever built

An X-wing fighter that could fit Luke Skywalker in its cockpit landed in New York today. But this one was made from 5.3 million Lego bricks. Sure, it’s a marketing stunt, but it’s an impressive one. Thirty-two Lego ‘master builders’ spent about four months constructing the X-wing, which is based on a Lego model. But  
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Driver brags on Twitter about hitting cyclist

Here’s a memo to drivers who hate cyclists: If you hit one, don’t Tweet about it. That’s just what Brit Emma Way apparently did. On Sunday, she Tweeted: “Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier – I have right of way he doesn’t even pay road tax #bloodycyclists.” (She has since deleted her account,  
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Elderly woman finds her dog in tornado rubble mid-interview

In the midst of tragedy, here’s a shining, furry spot of hope. Barbara Garcia, a survivor of Monday’s tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, was being interviewed by CBS News when one of the camera crew members saw movement under the pile of rubble. It was Barbara’s beloved pet dog, alive after being wrenched from her arms  
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Colbert to grads: Your generation as self-absorbed as mine

Stephen Colbert tried to transfer to University of Virginia in 1984, but never completed his application essay. Regardless, the political satirist delivered the school’s commencement speech over the weekend, poking fun at university founder Thomas Jefferson, the popular not-so-secret study aid Adderall and the attitudes of Baby Boomers and Millennials. Here, we present you some highlights:  
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Video: TV station crew takes shelter from tornadoes while on the air

KSN-TV employees and meteorologists in Wichita took shelter from a tornado Sunday, May 19, while continuing to broadcast from a safe place. AP has the raw video.

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Viral video: A baby monkey takes a bath

As if a bathing monkey weren’t enough, this video has a bonus: The newscasters have some great ideas for other baby pets, plus they invent two new words while on the air.
Enjoy:

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TV: Cancelled Shows We Won’t Miss One Little Bit

By David Weigand SFGate.com This week, the broadcast networks finish the annual upfronts, the process by which networks try to woo advertisers with bright and shiny objects called “New Fall Shows.”
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