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Cheetah cub meets puppy friend at San Diego zoo

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A cheetah cub at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has found a new friend in a Rhodesian ridgeback puppy. Six-week-old Ruuxa was raised by zoo keepers after being rejected by his mother, according to a report from Fox 5. The cheetah cub was born by himself instead of the usual three- to five-cub litter. Zoo […] [Read More]
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Best, worst of the World Cup jerseys

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Just as soccer fans eagerly anticipate the World Cup competition every four years, they also anticipate the new kits. The new jerseys, boots, and warmups worn by the 32 teams will help set the soccer style agenda in bars and pickup games around the world for the near future. So, which nations are boasting the […] [Read More]
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What ate this 9-foot great white shark?

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When an electronic tag that had been placed on a 9-foot great white shark washed up 11 years ago, it produced some curious data. The tracker made a sudden change in depth, followed by a temperature rise from the ambient sea temperature to something akin to that of — well — the inside of a […] [Read More]
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California mayor caught throwing dog feces on neighbor’s walkway

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San Marino Mayor Dennis Kneier has taken responsibility and apologized for depositing a bag of dog feces on his neighbor’s walkway on Saturday, according to CBS2 Los Angeles. Footage from a neighbor’s surveillance camera shows a man and woman identified as Kneier and his wife walking down the sidewalk on Charlton Road. The man is […] [Read More]
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Sir Mix-a-Lot mixes it up with Seattle Symphony

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Everyone who says Seattleites are standoffish should watch this. That’s right, it’s the Emerald City’s own living legend Sir Mix-a-Lot performing his seminal hit “Baby Got Back” with the Seattle Symphony and a crew of more than 30 dancing ladies who volunteered from the audience. Word came back in April that Mix would perform with […] [Read More]
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Video: Man flying ‘drone’ attacked on Connecticut beach

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A video posted to YouTube on Friday shows a woman attacking a man flying a remote control quadcopter at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut. In the video, which is quickly going viral thanks to a Reddit post, the woman accuses the man of taking pictures of women in bikinis with the drone-like device. She […] [Read More]
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Seattle shooting hero gets big wedding thanks

Seattle shooting hero gets big wedding thanks

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Prepare for a lot of toasters and towels, Jon Meis. After Meis tackled a gunman during Thursday’s deadly shooting at Seattle Pacific University, people around the country began to call him a hero. They praised his bravery, in which he pepper-sprayed the suspect after three people were shot. They called out his selflessness. They described […] [Read More]
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A tribute to Tetris: The greatest time suck of my generation

A tribute to Tetris: The greatest time suck of my generation

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Tetris turns 30 years old on Friday. Thirty years! Where did the time go? It seems like just yesterday I was playing on my Nintendo Game Boy in college, procrastinating before I got a D-minus on my Media Law test. And there was the time I played Tetris instead of watering the lawn, and it […] [Read More]
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