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Official: Virus may be 'tip of iceberg'

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.<p>The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported could be "just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases," said Mark Pallansch, a virologist and director of the …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Jack the Ripper was Polish immigrant Aaron Kosminski, book claims

Infamous killer is identified from blood samples on a shawl found next to one victim’s body, says ‘armchair detective’<p>• Five other (unlikely) suspects<p>A self-confessed “armchair detective” claims to have solved perhaps the most notorious whodunit ever by claiming to have discovered the identity of …

Mountain Lion Attacks 6-Year-Old California Boy

Boy suffered bite wounds and scratches his head and neck following the attack near the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino, officials say.<p><b>NBC Bay Area:</b> <b>Continue Reading</b>

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Teens Turn Room into Indoor Pool by Covering it with Plastic Foil and Filling It with Water

A bunch of resourceful Russian teenagers who couldn’t afford to take a trip to the beach recently created an unusual indoor swimming pool right in …

The Photo-Like Paintings of Hyung Jin Park

Korean artist Hyung Jin Park uses photographs as inspiration to create equally realistic paintings of young Asian women. He generally paints …

This Is What Happens When You Sit ON Random Strangers

It's uncomfortable enough to make us squirm in our seat. A woman sits on strangers in a park in a new prank video from OckTV -- and gets her comeuppance when someone shoves her.<p>As for the lewd gesture at the end, that's another story.<p>If the viral video, titled "Extreme Sitting On People Prank," is …

Richard Gibson Has Kept All His Nail Clippings In A Jar -- Since 1978!

Richard Gibson keeps his most cherished item on a shelf in his Lafayette, Louisianaa, home.<p>It's not a picture of his loved ones, nor a prized trophy, it's a jar containing every single toenail and fingernail he's clipped off himself since February, 1978.<p>"I remember it well. I still have the …

TAKE OFF YOUR SHIRT, EVERYBODY! It's Go Topless Day (WARNING: Graphic)

Women all around the world will be getting something off their chest on Sunday: Mainly their tops.<p>Aug. 24 marks Go Topless Day, a 24-hour period where women (and men) are encouraged to bare their upper bodies in order to protest hypocritical laws that force women to cover their breasts while …

Every Single Day This 99-Year-Old-Woman Sews a Dress for a Child in Need

Lillian Weber, from Iowa, is almost 100 years old, but she doesn’t let her age stand in the way of her life’s mission – helping those in need. She …

Man Fakes Kidnapping So He Can Party Without Girlfriend

Lots of men tell stupid lies to their girlfriends, but not all of them end up involving the police.<p>A British man was fined after he called texted his girlfriend saying he'd been kidnapped over a debt equivalent to $82. He said he told the lie so he could continue to stay out partying. The issue is …

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Video: This is What It’s Like to Photograph a Wild, Territorial Silverback Gorilla

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas — of adorable Meerkat photography fame — recently went on a trip to the Republic of Congo to photograph a …