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‘Alarm Clock’ Dog Helps Narcoleptic to Live Normal Life

Many jokes are made about narcolepsy, but it can be quite a devastating affliction... unless you have a furry friend helping to keep you on your toes!

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Drunken Man Goes for Joyride on Airport Runway

An airport can be one of the quietest places in the world to spend Christmas Eve; that is as long as there isn’t a deviant bartender somewhere in the place feeding last-minute travelers a high-octane concoction of holiday despair and Makers Mark. At that point, everything from hurt feelings to an international incident is possible - and highly likely.

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Soon Your Smartphone Will Know Your Mood

Imagine a world where your smartphone can realize that you're angry or sad, and react accordingly. Thanks to the University of Rochester, it's not as far away as you might think.

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New Verizon Cable Box to Spy on Customers

Verizon has recently patented a cable DVR box that will use audio and video to record and analyze what's going on in your living room so that they can provide targeted ads in real time on the TV to suit what's going on. Um, Big Brother much?

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It’s True, the World Really is Full of Rednecks! [VIDEO]

I grew up in Alabama. I moved to upstate New York when I was 22 and the first thing people said to me was, "How many branches does your family tree have?" What I discovered in living all over the country is... there are rednecks everywhere, even here. What's shocking is that they are literally sprinkled all over the world!

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North Carolina Man Needs Help Raising Money for Transatlantic Balloon Journey [VIDEO]

Remember the animated movie 'Up', where a house is lifted into the sky by a cluster of balloons? It seemed like something that would only exist in a movie, right? Well that's not exactly the case. A North Carolina man has twice successfully taken on the feat of traveling by way of helium filled balloons, and he's ready to do it again. This time, he is asking for you to help him cross the Atlantic ocean. 

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Google Steals Christmas, Deletes Entire Month of December from App

Find yourself wishing the holidays were over already? Well, thanks to a bug in the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, the month of December has been canceled altogether. Is Google the new Grinch?

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Run Monkey Man, Run! [VIDEO]

Kenichi Ito is better known as Monkey Man and he just broke the world record for running 100 meters on all fours.

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See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations

In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how delightfully empty all the stations are right now.

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10 Spooky Celebrity Ghost Sightings

It's always sad when a celebrity passes away, but sometimes these strong-willed, vibrant personalities live on long after they have shuffled off this mortal coil. Here are 10 famous folks reportedly still hanging around even though they were "no longer with us."

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Multiple Cameras Watch as 600-Pound Marlin Wreaks Havoc on Fishing Boat

A group of anglers from Australia have quite a fishing tale  to tell, with the video to back it up.

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The Most Disturbing Video of the Week [VIDEO]

I'm not sure which emotion I should be feeling right now after watching this week's most disturbing video. I wouldn't recommend watching this near a meal time.

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