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Funny Video Explains Why The Word ‘K’ Is The Worst Text Ever To Receive

<i>“It’s like someone karate chop me in the throat.”</i><p><b>Have you ever</b> received a text message reply with just the one word, “K”?<p><b>The team</b> at Elite Daily, got …

Did Cops Target This Passenger Just For Being Made Out Of Wood?

A resident of Long Island, New York allegedly caught driving in a high-occupancy vehicle lane with a passenger made out of wooden sticks says he’s not giving up his inanimate accomplice anytime soon.<p>“I’ll change [the dummy’s] outfits.” James Campbell, 56, told CBS New York.<p>A Suffolk County Highway …

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Ronda Rousey wins in Round 1 after only 14 seconds

LOS ANGELES -- If they keep looking like this, the UFC might want to consider booking Ronda Rousey two title defenses per night instead of one.<p>Rousey …

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Meet Five of the American Semifinalists for a One-Way Trip to Mars!

<i>Excited for their one-way trip to colonize Mars, five of the Mars One final candidates give PEOPLE all the details behind their decision to leave</i> …

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

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Packers cut veteran A.J. Hawk

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers' overhaul at inside linebacker continued Wednesday with the release of A.J. Hawk, one of the longest-tenured players …

Woman Formerly Known as Ladyzunga Cyborg Changes Name to Abcdefg Hijklmn Opqrst Uvwxyz

A Colombian woman recently changed her name to include all 26 letters in alphabetical order. So her first name is Abcdefg Hijklmn and her last name …

Last resort: Drought prompts California city to consider firing up desalination plant

The last time California was this parched, Santa Barbara built a desalination plant - an expensive fix that immediately paid off when it started to rain.<p>"We’re glad we have it, but I wish it would rain.”- Rebecca Baork, Santa Barbara director of public works<p>The plant was completed in 1991, turned …

Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie Sets Bacon Eating World Record

Your move, Ron Swanson.<p>Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie, one of Major League Eating's top two eaters in the world, just set the bacon-eating record by housing 182 slices in five minutes.<p>That's a lot of pig; Stonie estimates that he ate more than six pounds of cooked bacon, which sports more than 28,000 …

Disney World Tickets Now Cost More Than $100 a Day

Walt Disney Co. raised the cost of a single- day admission to its flagship Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida, by 6 percent to $105, breaking the …

Oscars Gift Bags: Take A Peek Inside This Year’s $168,000 Bounty

They’re real and they’re fabulous.<p>Losing is never fun.<p>While most Oscar nominees claim that just to be nominated for the award is an honor, losing can be a hard pill to swallow. Luckily, the Academy Awards have figured out a way to help wash the bitter taste of defeat right out of the mouths of …

Airtame wants to be the Chromecast for enterprises

Streaming dongles are all the rage, with the likes of Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku Stick, and Microsoft’s Wireless Display Adapter all vying for your hard-earned dollars. So when a newcomer from a young startup enters the fray, it’s difficult to get too excited by the …

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for sale

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even the grungiest rock stars have owned credit cards.<p>Now, fans of Nirvana have the chance to have the gold-colored Visa that belonged to deceased front man Kurt Cobain.<p>The Seafirst BankCard Visa has Cobain's signature on the back in blue. There's also what appears to be a phone number …

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Selena Gomez goes topless, discusses anxiety

<b>(CNN) —</b> According to Selena Gomez, life in the spotlight isn't all it's cracked up to be.<p>The 22-year-old actress and singer appears topless and in a pair of short shorts on the cover of the spring issue of V magazine, proving that she's moved on from her days as a Disney child star.<p>The Huffington …

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps gets engaged

Michael Phelps has taken the plunge and gotten engaged.<p>The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter he's marrying Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010 and has dated the swimmer on and off the past few years.<p>Phelps tweeted early Sunday: "She said yes." He also posted a photo of …

Joey Logano wins his first Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Joey Logano picked up the biggest win of his still-young career Sunday, winning NASCAR's biggest race and putting his name alongside the sport's greats at just 24 years old. Logano, who drives for Team Penske, was a finalist for the Sprint Cup Series championship last year …

At $40,000 per Teaspoon, Albino Caviar Named “White Gold” Is the World’s Most Expensive Food

A special type of caviar, made from rare albino fish eggs and laced with 22-carat gold, is thought to be the most expensive food on the planet. …

These are the top-10-grossing film studios in the US

Around this time last year, I kicked off a series of movie analysis posts to wrap up the year. In keeping with tradition, I figured I'd do the same this year. This year, I'll be looking at box office sales in the US with data from Box Office Mojo.<p>To kick things off, I thought it'd be interesting to …

Five Common Misconceptions About Productivity That Can Hold You Back

We all want to work smarter, but are we getting ahead or just spinning our wheels? You might hear someone say they work best under pressure, for …

Boy, 5, Claims He Lived Past Life As Woman Who Died In Chicago Fire

Luke Ruehlman is a healthy 5-year-old boy. Still, he's already had a lifetime of experiences -- he has even died!<p>At least, that's what he claims. In a bizarre series of TV interviews, Ruehlman has managed to convince at least a few people that he lived a past life as Pam Robinson, an …

YouTube’s app just for kids on the way (updated)

There are lot of great professionally-made videos for kids on YouTube buried in an avalanche of decidedly inappropriate content. Soon, parents won’t …

Rapper Vanilla Ice Told Cops He Thought Stolen Property Was Trash

U.S. news<p>Rapper Vanilla Ice told police he intended to purchase the home he was accused of burglarizing, but had no contract or down payment on the property, a police affidavit released Thursday shows.<p>Ice, whose real name is Rob VanWinkle, also told the cops he found several of the items he was …

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And the happiest state in America is ...

Where's the heart of U.S. well-being? If you guessed Hawaii for its sandy serenity, or Colorado for its Rocky Mountain highs, you're close. Both consistently hit the annual top 10. But the state where residents feel most content: Alaska.<p>Locals in "the last frontier" share the strongest sense of …

A Most Tiring Commute – Detroit Worker Walks 21 Miles Every Day to and from His Workplace

If you’ve been complaining about having to drive long hours to and from work, wait till you hear about this Detroit worker’s commute. For the past 10 …

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