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Groundhog's forecast comes in bitter winterPunxsutawney Phil is set to make his famous groundhog forecast early Sunday, and in a winter like this one, more folks than usual may be hoping he doesn’t see his shadow.

Sun, 2 Feb 2014 06:47:33 GMT

(image) Punxsutawney Phil is set to make his famous groundhog forecast early Sunday, and in a winter like this one, more folks than usual may be hoping he doesn’t see his shadow.


Punxsutawney Phil is set to make his famous groundhog forecast early Sunday, and in a winter like this one, more folks than usual may be hoping he doesn’t see his shadow.



FAA investigates mystery object that hit house

Sun, 2 Feb 2014 05:18:09 GMT

A large piece of metal that may have come from an aircraft plunged through the roof and ceiling of a house in northern Virginia.



Ohio man's wish fulfilled as he is buried on motorcycleThe dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family -- although it wasn't easy. Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported.

Sat, 1 Feb 2014 03:31:47 GMT

(image) The dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family -- although it wasn't easy. Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported.


The dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family -- although it wasn't easy. Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported.



Blizzard traps tourist on Hawaii volcano for days

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:46:08 GMT

A New York hiker was trapped near the peak of one of Hawaii’s volcanoes for two days as a fast-moving winter storm pummeled the island summit this week with blizzard-like conditions, according to the National Park Service.



Recognize it? Hold music becomes online hit

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:50:57 GMT

It may be the soundtrack of consumer frustration, but a piece of “hold music” written in 1989 and used by Cisco Systems is catching on with techies and music fans alike.



Calif. man arrested after 300 pythons found in home

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:45:27 GMT

A man was arrested Wednesday after police found at least 300 pythons slithering around inside his Southern California home.



Electrical burn causes star-shaped cataracts in man's eyesA 42-year-old electrician in California developed star-shaped cataracts in his eyes after a serious work-related accident caused electricity to run through his body, according to a new report of the case.

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:13:06 GMT

(image) A 42-year-old electrician in California developed star-shaped cataracts in his eyes after a serious work-related accident caused electricity to run through his body, according to a new report of the case.


A 42-year-old electrician in California developed star-shaped cataracts in his eyes after a serious work-related accident caused electricity to run through his body, according to a new report of the case.



For curling out loud! Norwegians have even fancier pants for SochiThe Olympic men's curling team from Norway is currently ranked fourth in the world, but its uniform pants remain a clear No. 1. (in visual volume, at least).

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:37:28 GMT

(image) The Olympic men's curling team from Norway is currently ranked fourth in the world, but its uniform pants remain a clear No. 1. (in visual volume, at least).


The Olympic men's curling team from Norway is currently ranked fourth in the world, but its uniform pants remain a clear No. 1. (in visual volume, at least).



Web mystery: China Internet traffic winds up in WyomingChina has an estimated 591 million Internet users, the most of any country. On Tuesday, much of its Web traffic was redirected to IP addresses that belonged to a company that, as of last year, was located in a single, 1,700-square foot home located in a quiet neighborhood in Cheyenne, Wyo., according to The New York Times.

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:35:00 GMT

(image) China has an estimated 591 million Internet users, the most of any country. On Tuesday, much of its Web traffic was redirected to IP addresses that belonged to a company that, as of last year, was located in a single, 1,700-square foot home located in a quiet neighborhood in Cheyenne, Wyo., according to The New York Times.


China has an estimated 591 million Internet users, the most of any country. On Tuesday, much of its Web traffic was redirected to IP addresses that belonged to a company that, as of last year, was located in a single, 1,700-square foot home located in a quiet neighborhood in Cheyenne, Wyo., according to The New York Times.



Mysterious Mars rock looks like 'jelly doughnut,' defies explanationA mystery rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover may look like a tasty donut, but it is like nothing ever seen on the Martian surface before.

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:24:44 GMT

(image) A mystery rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover may look like a tasty donut, but it is like nothing ever seen on the Martian surface before.


A mystery rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover may look like a tasty donut, but it is like nothing ever seen on the Martian surface before.



Why sloths leave the trees to poopSloths are the quintessential couch potatoes of the rainforest, and these sluggish tree-dwellers also serve as a hotel for moths and algae. Three-toed sloths descend from the trees once a week to defecate, providing a breeding ground for moths that live in the animals' fur and nourishing gardens of algae that supplement the sloths' diet, new research finds.

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:11:45 GMT

(image) Sloths are the quintessential couch potatoes of the rainforest, and these sluggish tree-dwellers also serve as a hotel for moths and algae. Three-toed sloths descend from the trees once a week to defecate, providing a breeding ground for moths that live in the animals' fur and nourishing gardens of algae that supplement the sloths' diet, new research finds.


Sloths are the quintessential couch potatoes of the rainforest, and these sluggish tree-dwellers also serve as a hotel for moths and algae. Three-toed sloths descend from the trees once a week to defecate, providing a breeding ground for moths that live in the animals' fur and nourishing gardens of algae that supplement the sloths' diet, new research finds.



Video: Urine-Powered Robot to the Rescue

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:08:38 GMT

(image) NerdWatch: Dr. Peter Walters is a researcher at the University of West England working on human-centered design. One of his most unusual creations is a robot that ingests garbage - human-waste - and converts it to energy. (NBCNews.com)



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Texters can't walk in a straight line, study showsIntroducing a new rule: While you walk, put the phone away. A new study shows that walking while mindlessly tap-tap-tapping away on your phone actually changes your gait, causing you to move more slowly (which annoys everyone around you).

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:13:55 GMT

(image) Introducing a new rule: While you walk, put the phone away. A new study shows that walking while mindlessly tap-tap-tapping away on your phone actually changes your gait, causing you to move more slowly (which annoys everyone around you).


Introducing a new rule: While you walk, put the phone away. A new study shows that walking while mindlessly tap-tap-tapping away on your phone actually changes your gait, causing you to move more slowly (which annoys everyone around you).



Jelly Belly debuts first beer-flavored jelly beanJelly Belly debuted its latest flavor over the weekend: Draft Beer.

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:00:47 GMT

(image) Jelly Belly debuted its latest flavor over the weekend: Draft Beer.


Jelly Belly debuted its latest flavor over the weekend: Draft Beer.



Victoria's Secret store bans mom from breastfeedingA 27-year-old mom in Austin, Texas, is outraged that she was told by Victoria's Secret employees that she couldn’t feed her crying infant son in the lingerie store.

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:51:38 GMT

(image) A 27-year-old mom in Austin, Texas, is outraged that she was told by Victoria's Secret employees that she couldn’t feed her crying infant son in the lingerie store.


A 27-year-old mom in Austin, Texas, is outraged that she was told by Victoria's Secret employees that she couldn’t feed her crying infant son in the lingerie store.