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Deep Sea Diver Vows to Recover and Photograph Osama bin Laden

President Obama's recent announcement that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by US operatives in Pakistan prompted happy cheers and a giant, collaborative sigh of relief from citizens around the world. After five minutes of celebration, though, came demands for photographic or video proof that our nation's nemesis was actually dead.

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Flag Day
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This Day in History for June 14 – Stars & Stripes Adopted and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

 

1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev. Elijah Craig (More info)

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Couple Makes Touching Film About Road Trip From China To South Africa [VIDEO]

Summer is here, which can only mean one thing: road trip!

You may be thinking about hitting the sweet highway, but odds are you won't come close to wearing down the tread on your tires as much as one couple did when they made the long, long trek from China to South Africa in 2010.

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Texas Rangers, Houston Astros Draft Paralyzed Players [VIDEO]

It may only be the second week of June, but the pennant race in both leagues for classiest move by a major league team is over.

Earlier this week, the Texas Rangers drafted a paralyzed player in this year’s Major League Baseball draft, while their cross-state rivals Houston Astros did the same.

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Woman Buys $5000 Worth of Goods
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Woman Buys $5,000 Worth of Goods For Strangers

The phrase "my treat" took on a whole new meaning Wednesday in suburban San Diego.

In what may be a strange attempt at improving diplomatic relations, a 66-year-old white woman identified as Claudia Smith with a self-proclaimed love for Mexicans bought $5,000 worth of clothing for 50 women at the Everything a Deal discount store, where nothing has a price tag over $9.99.

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10 Awesome TV Remote Controls for Father’s Day

Is there any home accessory more fought-over than the remote control? TV-loving dads have long had to establish that they are masters of their domain by commandeering the clicker from the kids.

But why should fathers settle for a remote that just changes the channels when they can have one that also opens a bottle of beer? Or tells time? Or is powered by their own wind?

This Father's Day, swap the traditional family remote for one of these babies that will have him channel surfing in style:

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