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How iTunes changed music, and the world

How iTunes changed music, and the world

On April 28, 2003, Apple threw open the virtual doors to its iTunes Store, and music -- all digital media, really -- hasn't been the same since.
It's national pretzel day!

It's national pretzel day!

Twist and shout! April 26 is National Pretzel Day. No matter which way you twist them (or don't), pretzels are a popular snack. Their origin however, might surprise you.

VIDEO: Student makes video, claims 'Some girls deserve rape'

A University of Arizona student angered many on campus this week with a controversial video. In the video, Dean Saxton, is holding signs that read: "You deserve rape," and "Sorority girls are whores."

Woman swallows diamond worth $5,000

A Florida woman has a gem of a tale to tell. She was at a charity event and accidentally swallowed a diamond worth $5,000, but, getting it back wasn't easy.
Zooey Deschanel gets an apology for caption mistake

Zooey Deschanel gets an apology for caption mistake

In the middle of the Boston Marathon bombing coverage last Friday, a closed captioning mistake added "New Girl" star Zooey Deschanel to the conversation.
Country artist Billy Currington indicted on terroristic threat charges

Country artist Billy Currington indicted on terroristic threat charges

Country singer Billy Currington is a wanted man, indicted on charges of making terroristic threats and the abuse of an elderly person by a Georgia grand jury.
Squeal with delight

Squeal with delight

Squeal with delight - April 24 is National Pigs in a Blanket Day!
Ohio woman is told that she is too fat to tan in tanning bed

Ohio woman is told that she is too fat to tan in tanning bed

An Ohio woman was told that she was too fat to tan at a Norton tanning salon. Kelly McGrevey said she purchased a tanning package at Aloha Tanning in Norton on Monday after a quick tour of the salon.
Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam on Monday praised a visit by Justin Bieber, the 19-year-old pop star who sparked outrage with what he wrote in the site's guest book.
Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

Anne Frank House praises Justin Bieber visit amid 'belieber' controversy

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam on Monday praised a visit by Justin Bieber, the 19-year-old pop star who sparked outrage with what he wrote in the site's guest book.
When nothing is too fancy for Fido

When nothing is too fancy for Fido

Tazi, a beautiful blonde, is getting married this summer in Tampa, Florida.
Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.
Picture this: The world's tiniest fisheye camera

Picture this: The world's tiniest fisheye camera

Twenty-five year-old student Greg Dash was frustrated. He wanted to take "fisheye"-style camera pictures without having to pay for an expensive lens, or fiddle around with a smartphone app.
U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

The U.S. government moved on Friday to essentially prohibit the sale or distribution of three synthetic forms of marijuana, also known as "fake pot."