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Earthquake
Maine Earthquake: Is The Northeast At Risk For A Huge Quake? [UPDATE]
Oct 17, 2012 12:00 PM E
The Maine earthquake that that rattled the Northeast on Tuesday didn't cause much damage, but it had the potential to be worse.
Cheetos
Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Too Addictive To Be Served In School
Oct 17, 2012 10:33 AM E
Flamin' Hot Cheetos are too addictive for school, educators are saying, and many districts are taking steps to ban the snack from its hallways.
Peanut Butter
Peanut Butter Recall Expands: Which Raw And Roasted Nuts Are Safe To Eat?
Oct 16, 2012 15:55 PM E
The peanut butter recall is spiraling out of control, and is now affecting more than just peanut butter.
Popcorn
Popcorn Lung Couple Files For Bankruptcy Eight Years After Winning $20 Million Lawsuit
Oct 16, 2012 12:40 PM E
The Missouri couple who won $20 million by suing popcorn manufacturers for causing their lung disease, known as popcorn lung, has filed for bankruptcy just eight years after winning their lawsuit.
Diamond
Diamond Found In Mud Worth Thousands: What Would You Do With It? [POLL]
Oct 15, 2012 14:58 PM E
A Wisconsin man sifting through mud from his friend's well discovered a 1.2 carat diamond in the mud -- and it could be worth as much as $11,000.
Giant Eyeball
Giant Eyeball Mystery Solved: Experts Say The Softball-Sized Eye Was Cut Out Of A Swordfish Head
Oct 15, 2012 12:10 PM E
The giant eyeball mystery is solved! Experts say the softball-sized eyeball came from a swordfish, and the cuts across it indicate that it was likely cut out of the fish's head by a fisherman and tossed overboard
Cardboard Bike
Cardboard Bike Could Make Commuting Cheaper and Easier – Even In The Rain
Oct 15, 2012 11:54 AM E
A cardboard bike may change your commute forever, according to Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni
Felix Baumgartner
Who is Felix Baumgartner, The Daredevil That Completed The Red Bull Stratos Jump?
Oct 15, 2012 10:13 AM E
Felix Baumgartner stunned the world on Sunday when he set a world record by completing his Red Bull Stratos Jump, but who is he?
Giant Eyeball
Giant Eyeball Mystery: Softball-Sized Eye Washes Up On Florida Shore [PHOTOS]
Oct 12, 2012 09:16 AM E
A giant eyeball washed up on the shores of Pampano Beach, Fla. on Wednesday, sparking a mystery that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWC) is rushing to solve.
Alcohol
Sammi Kane Kraft, 'Bad News Bears' Actress, Killed By Drunk Driver: How Does Alcohol Impair Your Driving?
Oct 11, 2012 15:09 PM E
Actress Sammi Kane Kraft, best known for her role as Amanda Whurlitzer in "Bad News Bears," was killed by a drunk driver on Tuesday in California.
Diamond Planet
Diamond Planet Larger Than Earth; About Alien Planet 55 Cancri E
Oct 11, 2012 14:04 PM E
Orbiting a star visible to the naked eye is a planet twice the size of Earth and made entirely out of diamond
Mo Yan
Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize: What Is ‘Hallucinatory Realism?’
Oct 11, 2012 12:42 PM E
Mo Yan, a Chinese writer, won the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday for his work on hallucinatory realism -- a blending of folk tales, history and contemporary China.
Marijuana
Multiple Sclerosis Effectively Treated With Marijuana Extract
Oct 11, 2012 11:06 AM E
An extract made from an active ingredient in marijuana may be able to help patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a new study, published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.
Kevin James
Kevin James Weight Loss: How MMA Helped Him Shed The Pounds For His Newest Movie
Oct 11, 2012 10:21 AM E
Kevin James, best known for his sitcom "The King of Queens," was the butt of many jokes about his weight throughout the show's run. But that won't be the case any longer.
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