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Surrealist photographer recreates his dreams in real life

Surrealist photographer recreates his dreams in real life

(CNN) -- A couple with fish bowls instead of heads. A magician who can make cards fly in a perfect spiral. These images have to be real, our brains tell us.
National apricot day

National apricot day

(CNN) -- January 9 is National Apricot Day. Whether you say "ay-pricot" or "ah-pricot," there's no denying this smaller relative of the peach is delicious.
Eat This List: 7 deadly restaurant sins

Eat This List: 7 deadly restaurant sins

(CNN) -- This is the third installment of "Eat This List" - a regularly recurring list of things chefs, farmers, writers and other food experts think you ought to know about.
My Take: New Year's resolution -- don't get killed

My Take: New Year's resolution -- don't get killed

(CNN) -- My New Year's resolution is to not die for my faith. I'd hoped that 2012 would bring a revolution among Muslims and Muslim-majority nations to free oppressed minds.
ETX bandit makes off with bed comforter, injures employees

ETX bandit makes off with bed comforter, injures employees

An East Texas robber is on the loose after he stole a bed comforter from a local business Tuesday evening.
E! exec on how Kimye's baby will factor into show

E! exec on how Kimye's baby will factor into show

Keeping Up with the Kardashians" is about to get a new cast member -- although perhaps only in utero.
Jessica Simpson debuts new baby bump

Jessica Simpson debuts new baby bump

She only just showed off her weight loss and now Jessica Simpson is proudly sharing her weight gain.
School boy's wildlife-tracking website helps tourists spot big beasts

School boy's wildlife-tracking website helps tourists spot big beasts

(CNN) -- He's helped save a rhino's life, spoken at major tech conferences, won several awards and created an online community of thousands of users -- and he is just 16 years old.
New Year's Eve traditions

New Year's Eve traditions

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On Web, 'Time Has Come' for '60s singer

On Web, 'Time Has Come' for '60s singer

(CNN) -- His song is one of the enduring anthems of the turbulent 1960s, a soulful call to action awash in a psychedelic wave of sound.
Spice up the holidays with ginger

Spice up the holidays with ginger

(CNN) -- Ron Ben-Israel is rooting for you to use fresh ginger.
Louisiana man chops father with samurai sword multiple times

Louisiana man chops father with samurai sword multiple times

A Carencro man with an extensive history of domestic battery is accused of striking his father at least four times with a samurai sword.
58 pounds to thriving: One woman's story

58 pounds to thriving: One woman's story

(CNN) -- The first emotion I remember is rage. It was a violent, fire-in-your-veins, so angry-you-could-kill-someone kind of rage. I wanted out. I wanted the pain to be over. I wanted to die.
Peanut butter, garlic bread back on school plates

Peanut butter, garlic bread back on school plates

(CNN) -- In a battle over healthier school lunches that pitted the Obama administration against school children, chalk up a point for the kids.
Severed hand, foot found at Shreveport business

Severed hand, foot found at Shreveport business

Shreveport detectives are investigating a severed hand and foot that were found at a local business Wednesday afternoon.