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    Dog saves 11-year-old girl from being kidnapped

    An 11-year-old girl was nearly abducted Sunday morning in Pasadena while walking her dog, according to her family. “He grabbed her by the arm and said, ‘Come on,’” said Bianca Hernandez, the victim’s sister. The girl, a sixth-grade student in the Midland area who was visiting family, resisted the would-be abductor but was losing the struggle until […] More

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    A teacher donates kidney to his 12-year-old student

    A sixth-grader in Georgia is going to get an “unbelievable” gift from his technology teacher Tuesday: a kidney. William Wilkinson, a teacher at Grace Christian Academy in Powder Springs, is serving as a living donor to his student, Kaden Koebcke, Fox 5 reported Monday. The 12-year-old’s first kidney transplant — performed when he was five […] More

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    12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius

    A biologist, a chemist, and a statistician are out hunting. The biologist shoots at a deer and misses five feet to the left. The chemist takes a shot and misses five feet to the right. The statistician yells “We got ’em!” Want to test your intelligence for real? Computer Science 101 ISTOCK/THINKSTOCK How easy is […] More

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    The Story Of The World’s Most Annoying ‘Word’ You Can’t Stop Saying

    “Ope” is a mysterious noise that has no concrete definition, but you’ve likely had the displeasure of hearing it when accidentally bumping into someone or otherwise experiencing surprise. Ope. It sounds like “oh” combined with a “p.” It’s plaguing our offices and our streets, and it can’t be stopped or even, apparently, understood. This involuntary […] More

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    I Believe In Little Miracles


    For the first time in Canada, doctors performed an in-utero surgery to address a form of spina bifida. The child, now three months old, is displaying normal movement and brain function. On November 14, doctors from Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children confirmed via a news conference that they had successfully performed an in-utero surgery to correct […] More

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    Dogs Lie Awake At Night Thinking About Their Problems, Too

    Researchers in Hungary say dogs, like many of us, lie awake at night thinking about their problems after a stressful or emotional day. A study published by The Royal Society scientific journal found that our furry four-legged friends also struggle to fall asleep due to their troubles, meaning that once again we have something in common with […] More

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    This Is Where You’re Most Likely To See A Ghost

    It seems like every town in the U.S. claims some otherworldly entity as its own, from the White Lady of Union Cemetery to the Jersey Devil to Point Pleasant’s Mothman. Despite what local legends would have you believe, new data from costume supplier Halloween Express suggests that creepy creatures are more concentrated in certain regions of the country than others. Its […] More

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    Woman finds missing ring on carrot in garden 13 years later

    A woman’s lost engagement ring has been found on a garden carrot after 13 years. Mary Grams from Alberta, Canada was weeding her garden in September 2004 when she believes she lost her diamond ring. But this week, the 84-year-old’s daughter-in-law uncovered the missing jewellery as she was pulling up carrots on the family farm. Speaking to […] More

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    A man sets up fake account to lure online scammer

    A dad-of-two dressed up in drag so he could catch out an online scammer who had conned thousands out of his friend’s mother. David Walker, 39, decided to turn the tables on the fraudster, who faked an online romance so that he could con the woman out of the money,Yahoo news reports. Mr Walker slapped […] More

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    This couple got married on Mount Everest — see the stunning photos

    These might be the most epic wedding photos we’ve ever seen. A California couple decided to get hitched in one of the most stunning venues available: Mount Everest. Charleton Churchill Ashley Schmieder and James Sissom got married at Mount Everest base camp. Photographer Charleton Churchill, who specializes in adventure wedding photography, said he had been […] More

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    I am learning to love myself

    When I was in my early teens I had a mad crush on a boy. The subject of my love (the boy) changed pretty regularly. What remained constant was the mad crush. I felt like I would do anything to make him happy. I loved every little thing about him, even his quirks. I wanted […] More

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    He Wrote The Most Recorded Song In Rock History, Then Sold His Rights For $750. Don’t Worry, He Got Revenge Eventually…


    Sometimes when an artist is working, lightning strikes and they create something incredible, enduring, and game-changing. Anyone who creates stuff for a living hopes for that moment. Every artist wants the fame and fortune that comes with creating something amazing–because that’s what happens when you make something amazing–you get fame and fortune. Right? Unfortunately, that’s […] More

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    Newborn baby stolen from mother at birth in the hospital in 1998 found alive

    A 18-year-old young lady now living in Walterboro, S.C., has been distinguished as a tyke captured from a healing facility here hours after she was conceived in 1998, experts said Friday. The ruffian, unmistakable just on grainy healing facility video, never was found. No photographs of the youngster, Kamiyah Mobley, ever were taken. Gloria Williams, 51, […] More

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    Santa Claus grants final wish to a dying child

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    His 6-foot frame carries 310 pounds, leaving “just enough of a lap for the kids to sit on,” he says with a gentle Kringley chuckle right out of Central Casting. No fake facial fuzz for this guy. Schmitt-Matzen’s snowy beard is the real thing, albeit regularly bleached to maintain its whiteness. His shag is so […] More

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    Researchers has found 30 million missing Chinese girls

    Academics often talk about between 30 and 60 million “missing girls” in China, apparently killed in the womb or just after birth, thanks to a combination of preference for sons and the country’s decades under a repressive one-child policy. Now researchers in the United States and China think they might have found many — or […] More

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    Dolly Parton says she will donate $1,000 per month to families who lost everything in fire

    Dolly Parton announced Wednesday a new effort by the Dollywood Company and Dollywood Foundation to help the victims of the wildfires. The new “My People Fund” will give $1,000 a month to Sevier County families who lost their homes. Parton made the announcement through the foundation’s website with a video message. “We want to provide […] More