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‘Museum of Selfies’ brings high-tech flair to classic art

The selfies trend has now spread to classic works of art, with a Tumblr blog called the “Museum of Selfies” created by Olivia Muus. The designer came up with the idea as she visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. The blog has gone viral and others are contributing ...

NYPD's 'accidental' shooting fuels police violence debate

A New York City rookie police officer has fatally shot an unarmed black man in a Brooklyn housing project in what the police are calling a tragic accident, and some observers are calling part of a grim pattern. "At this point, all indications are that this was an accidental discharge. This discharge, we believe, ...

Restaurant chain introduces mistletoe drones

If you go on a date to TGI Fridays this holiday season, be prepared to pucker up. That’s because the restaurant chain is launching mistletoe drones. The drones are equipped with an HD camera and a sprig of mistletoe. Restaurant workers control where the drone flies. Couples caught on the ...

Passenger bus that runs on human waste now in operation

While it may earn the nickname of the “No. 2” bus, the official name of the bus that is powered by human excrement and food waste is the Bio-Bus. Designed by GENeco, the bus seats up to 40 passengers and can go 168 miles on a single tank of gas, ...

CDC: Americans drink excessively, not dependently

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nine out of 10 Americans who drink large amounts of alcohol per sitting do not meet the criteria for alcohol dependence. Dependence in this case means strong cravings, an inability to limit drinking and withdrawals. This study challenges a common myth ...

Could your genes be the reason you're single?

Are you one of those people who's always in a relationship? Or maybe you're perpetually single? Well, your status might have something to do with your genes, according to a new study out of China. Researchers in Beijing discovered the gene 5-HTA1. Carriers are reportedly 20 percent more likely to be ...

75-year-old grandmother thwarts would-be robbers

When Nancy Stowe saw robbers beating her grandson and son at the gas station, she jumped into action, just as she had many times before. The 75-year-old woman is being credited for scaring the robbers off before they could do additional damage during an attempted robbery Thursday night. Two men asked ...

Scene of Florida State shooting captured on social media

UPDATE:  Authorities have identified the three students who were shot Thursday when a gunman stormed into a library on the Florida State University campus and opened fire, WFTV reports. The three victims were identified as Elijah Velez, 18, who suffered a graze wound and was treated and released, Nathan Scott, ...

A student holds an American flag as he dines with the first lady in his school's cafeteria.

Grossed-out teens 'thank' Michelle Obama for school lunches

Michelle Obama worked hard to create new USDA regulations on public school lunches. Her efforts added limits on calories, sodium, fat and sugar for all food and drinks sold at schools across the country. But in some schools, the new guidlines have added "mystery meats" and smaller portions, leading students ...

File-This Nov. 11, 2014, file photo shows entertainer and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaking during a Veterans Day ceremony, at the The All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors in Philadelphia. Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past decades. Cosby representative David Brokaw confirmed Friday that Cosby would not appear as previously scheduled next Wednesday. He did not say why. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Cosby accusers: The women alleging abuse

Ten: That's how many women have now publicly accused legendary comedian Bill Cosby of sexual abuse, including rape and forced oral sex, stretching back into the late '60s. The allegations began almost a decade ago, but have recently come under new public scrutiny. Cosby has stringently denied any such allegations ...

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High school principal under fire for allegedly using gang sign

A high school principal in Virginia is taking heat for a controversial photo, but school administrators say the image has been misconstrued. The photo in question shows five male Brunswick High School students in a school bathroom, posing for a photo. The students are making hand gestures that some observers ...

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Teacher caught on camera forcing student into pool during gym class

A physical education teacher in Stockton, California is on paid leave after police charged him with corporal injury after being recorded forcing a 14-year-old student into a pool during gym class.  KXTV reported Denny Peterson was seen on the video, dragging the girl toward the pool at Edison High School. ...

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) fumbles into the end zone in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Bengals recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Saints, Bengals fans bury hatchet over beignets

The story of the Saints fan who intercepted a football from a Bengals fan last weekend has come to a happy ending over a New Orleans staple - beignets. Remember this: https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/534165610134274048 Well, according to reports, the Bengals fan, Christa Barrett and the Saints fan, Tony Williams have buried the ...

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11:  Winnie The Pooh receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre on April 11, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Town rejects ‘hermaphrodite’ Winnie the Pooh as playground mascot

A town in Poland is giving Winnie the Pooh the cold shoulder, despite being a popular children’s story character in many parts of the world. When the town council in Tuszyn was choosing a mascot for the neighborhood playground, someone suggested Winnie the Pooh. But the famous bear was quickly ...

Homeless man’s Thanksgiving wish to be fulfilled by military family

It will be a very special Thanksgiving for a group of strangers in Virginia. Neal Shytles, who is homeless, reached out to a local news station with his wish to spend Thanksgiving with a family. Shytles told WTKR, “It hurts me to be alone.” People from all over the country ...

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