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National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

 Ice is back with a brand new ... food holiday: July 23 is National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!
Not as simple as good vs. evil: Geeks take on bullying at Comic-Con

Not as simple as good vs. evil: Geeks take on bullying at Comic-Con

I can pinpoint the exact moment that put me on a path to moderate San Diego Comic-Con's first anti-bullying panel last weekend.
Biggest-ever foreign turnout expected for North Korea mass games

Biggest-ever foreign turnout expected for North Korea mass games

Acrobats, dancers and singers -- under normal circumstances, a festival featuring such tried and true attractions might not send you rushing to the Internet to book travel.
Invasion of the corpse flower

Invasion of the corpse flower

Finally, we have a new arrival. No, not the royal baby. A corpse flower.
Clingy rescued sea turtle finally gets new home

Clingy rescued sea turtle finally gets new home

She's the sea turtle that didn't want to get away.
Cupcake ATM now open in Dallas

Cupcake ATM now open in Dallas

Need a cupcake in a hurry? Swing by the cupcake ATM! The cupcake ATM in Dallas in introducing a continuous flow of the sweet treats. It is also restocked day and night with different varieties.
Dubai unveils golden reason to lose weight

Dubai unveils golden reason to lose weight

The city of Dubai is offering gold as an incentive for a weight loss initiative it will launch this week.
Zimmerman book dies after Twitter campaign

Zimmerman book dies after Twitter campaign

A woman known as Juror B37 thought writing an anonymous book about her experiences on the George Zimmerman trial was a good idea. Many people, including a powerful and tireless group of outraged Twitter users, thought otherwise.
For hire: Professional liars for job seekers

For hire: Professional liars for job seekers

Warning: What you're about to read may not be true. Timothy Green, a 59-year-old former private detective, claims to run a company in Forest Lake, Minn., that will lie to anyone about anything.
Where top chefs offer great food, cheaper

Where top chefs offer great food, cheaper

Fine food doesn't have to involve fancy crockery or choking prices. Chefs from some of the world's Michelin-star kitchens are launching restaurants designed around small menus and casual eating.
Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

When Chris Reynolds opened his June PayPal e-mail statement, something was off. The Pennsylvania PR executive's account balance had swelled to a whopping $92,233,720,368,547,800.
How much better can smartphone cameras get?

How much better can smartphone cameras get?

Smartphone competition isn't just about choosing the biggest screen, fastest processor or sleekest operating system.
Sesame Street puppet masters bring Muppets to life

Sesame Street puppet masters bring Muppets to life

Since the 1960s, Sesame Street's puppets have been running, singing and dancing their way across our TV screens as if possessed of a life of their own.
Panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta

Panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta

America has its first panda twins in 26 years.
Gold! $250K in centuries-old coins found

Gold! $250K in centuries-old coins found

 "Constantly searching for a needle in a haystack" is what Brent Brisben says he does for a living, and on days like Saturday, the payoff makes the work worthwhile.