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Could You Survive a Hot Car?
There have been far too many stories in the news this summer about parents leaving their kids in the car while they go in and shop. This is not okay! We all know that a quick trip in the store can end up being much more than that.
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.
Osama bin Laden Rises From the Dead, Starts Tweeting
Twitter has seen some zany faux-accounts lately, including a NY Bronx Zoo snake escapee, Adolf Hitler and some random guy's liver. So when Osama Bin Laden rose from the dead and began tweeting via numerous accounts on Sunday night, it was only a little strange. Mostly, though, it was funny.
Bin Laden Paid Neighborhood Kids for Soccer Balls Lost Into His Compound [VIDEO]
As we try to unwrap the mystery of how the world's most wanted man was able to hide in an affluent Pakistani suburb - in a house located only 1,000 yards away from Pakistan's equivalent of West Point Military Academy, no less - the folks at NBC have offered up a bizarre detail of Osama bin Laden's domestic life. Acording to reporter Tazeen Ahmed, when neighborhood kids would mistakenly kick socce
Mysterious Death of Knut the Polar Bear Revealed
Two weeks ago, the Berlin Zoo's most famous resident -- Knut, a 4-year-old polar bear -- was observed seizing up before collapsing into the water in front of a 600-person crowd. He died shortly after, much to the dismay of zookeepers and officials. Since his March 19 passing, pathologists have studied Knut's body to determine the actual cause of death. They say he ultimately died from drowning, bu
Super Glue Inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. Dead at 94
Super Glue inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. died Saturday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Kingsport, TN, the NY Times is reporting. He was 94. Though he held over 460 patents in his career, Coover was best known for his revolutionary invention, which he created accidentally while testing compounds at Eastman Codak's Tennessee laboratory in 1951. Seven years after the accident, dur