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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Cuba mystery grows: New details on what befell US diplomats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was …

Big pup spooked by extremely tiny kitten while trying to make friends

Contrary to popular belief, cats and dogs <i>can</i> actually be great friends. They don't really have much in common, but hey, opposites attract.<p>That being …

Adorable Kittens Play a Heated Game of Football Against Cute Puppies in ‘Puppy Bowl’

Los Angeles filmmaker Aaron Benitez (a.k.a. “VFX Bro“) of Aaron’s Animals has created “Puppy Bowl,” an amusing video where a group of adorable …

This Video of a Farmer Dancing to Sia Is the Best Thing You'll See All Day

A New York farmer is spreading smiles around the world thanks to a viral video of his impressive dance moves.<p>“Dancing is how I stay warm in the barn …

Key & Peele’s Obama and Luther Roast ‘Pussy-Grabber’ Trump

Before President Obama leaves office this month, Key & Peele revived two of their most iconic characters on ‘The Daily Show.’<p>The last time most …

WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

Heartwarming Photos of Little Kids and Their Big Dogs

Photographer Andy Seliverstoff over St. Petersburg, Russia, has been working on a heartwarming photo project that will put a smile on your face, …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

How a Fart Killed 10,000 People

Farting has caused wars, been obsessed over by theologians, entertained kings, inspired Freud, and drove Hitler mad.<p>Farting, breaking wind, cutting …

Operation Gratitude inspires kids to send Halloween candy to cheer up the troops

Sometimes a simple pack of Halloween candy is all it takes to put a smile on the face of a soldier thousands of miles from home.<p>Getting children to part with that extra Kit Kat or Reese's Peanut Butter Cup after trick-or-treating can be a lot easier when they know it will give a military veteran a …

Video Of The Week — Letvision's BMW Letron Is Almost As Good As Optimus Prime

Turkish technology company Letvision recently revealed a working prototype of a real-life transformer that will make all Autobot and Decepticon fans …

Crazy, Inspired Halloween Costumes for Dogs: Pictures

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This Short Film Will Make You Feel Really Grateful To Your Mom

A mother sacrifices her own magic in order to ensure her family’s life is rich and beautiful. The guidance of your mother goes beyond what you can …

Castle Dracula opens its doors for Halloween

If you’re looking to terrify yourself to death this Halloween, then Bran castle in Transylvania is probably the perfect choice.<p>The popular tourist attraction nestled in the foothills of the Carpathian mountains in Romania is said to be the home of Dracula.<p>It is opening its doors to two brave souls …

Horror

Dwayne Johnson Takes a Journey Into the 'Realm of Monsters' in New Moana Trailer

Dwayne Johnson is a man of his word.<p>After giving fans a first look at the official poster for his upcoming animated film <i>Moana</i> on Tuesday, Johnson …

On Being Fat

Sara Benincasa’s essay “Why Am I So Fat?” was one of our top five reads last week, and with good reason — it was honest and cutting in all the right …

Exploring Underground Houston, Experiencing Robert Johnson, & More

<b>HOUSTON</b><b><br>Notes from Underground</b><br>So much has been made of Houston’s recent efforts to beautify its landscape with the introduction of parks and bike …

Photographer's eyes opened on epic road trip along Canada-U.S. border

The line between Canada and the United States is renowned for being the longest undefended border in the world but, as Canadian photographer Andreas …

Ghostbusters prepare for battle in new full-length trailer

The new cast gets set for paranormal peril in the trailer for the upcoming "Ghostbusters" movie.<p>When ghosts take over your town, who ya gonna call?<p>In this full-length "Ghostbusters" trailer, we see the new specter-fighting team of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon suit …

Be Amazed By This Marvelous Music Machine, Powered By 2,000 Marbles

<i>NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Martin Molin, creator of the marble machine, on</i> Weekend Edition Sunday. <i>You can hear their conversation at the audio link.</i><p>The "Marble Machine" is a musical instrument by way of a Rube Goldberg contraption, the love child of a barrel organ, a kick drum, a vibraphone and …

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Wacky Weekend: Animal Friendships

A cheetah and a dog, an ox with a pig—no matter the match, these photos of unexpected animal friendships will melt your heart.<p>Raised together since they were two months old, Amani the black Labrador retriever and Winspear the cheetah are BFFs at the Dallas Zoo in Texas. Photograph by Dallas Zoo, …

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

Sometimes it's better to leave more to the imagination.<p>That's the thought I'm left with after watching all of the ads that aired in CBS' Super Bowl broadcast Sunday night.<p>It may be an accepted truism that the commercials are often more exciting than the game. But this year, viewers watching for the …

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Panda Twins are Hungry and Rambunctious

Moment of Huh?

From fairy circles to rainbow trees to zebra horses, these weird, wacky, and wild wonders of the natural world will make you say, "Huh?"<p>In southwest Morocco, goats are tree-huggers! They climb up argan trees to chomp on their tasty fruit.Photograph by Aerostato, Shutterstock Found in southwest …

Yiddish Academy Chastises Trump

At an emergency meeting in Borough Park, Brooklyn, the prestigious Yiddish Academy, a body of distinguished scholars in Yiddish language and literature, issued a formal reprimand to Donald J. Trump for gross abuse of the Yiddish language.<p>During a recent rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mr. Trump …

This holiday train brings joy to children and food to the needy

Every Christmas, employees at the Canadian Pacific Railroad assemble a special train and decorate it with Christmas lights. It's the CP Holiday Train, and it spends a few weeks crisscrossing the northern US and southern Canada spreading cheer and collecting food and donations for food banks across …

Boston man offers to pose as living Elf on the Shelf in your home for $100 an hour

You may want to measure the width of your mantelpiece before opting for this Elf on the Shelf.<p>According to a Craigslist ad posted last week, a Boston man is offering his services as a "Living Elf on the Shelf" for your gathering, party, holiday, or simple amusement.<p>A photo with the post showed the …

The Perfect Running Interval

<i>High-intensity interval sessions are key for boosting fitness. Here’s how to work them into your training.</i>While endurance buffs often revel in long, …

Wacky Weekend: Supersize Sculptures

Giant sculptures bring a quirky, playful vibe to cities around the world. Check out these photos to see some of the larger-than-life sights.<p>A swimmer in London, England, makes waves in a patch of grass.Photograph by Daily Mail, Rex, Alamy Stock Photo This tube of paint adds a splash of color to a …

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