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Viral: Thieves Destroyed By MMA Gas Station Clerk + Related Videos

Those who believe in karma hold that thieves and robbers will eventually receive punishment for the crimes they commit, even if not by the law...

  • A man sits resting as commuters head to departure gates at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Wednesday July 23, 2014 in New York.  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved $90 million for urgent repairs at the 64-year-old complex used by both commuters from New Jersey and travelers from the rest of the country.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Port Authority Bus Terminal Needs Overhaul, Will Get Patchwork Fixes

    NEW YORK—At the nation’s busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along... Read more

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    Funny or Just Downright Bizarre? Parents Tell Their Kids Unusual Information

    Sometimes parents has to make up bizarre fibs to tell their children to get them to do something. Quora asked “Parenting: What is the most... Read more

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    Look Closer at These Tiny Pieces of Food, You’ll Be Blown Away by What You See (Photo Gallery)

    Hasan Kale paints landscapes of his native Istanbul on the most unlikely canvasses. Kale likes the challenge of painting on peanut husks, split almonds, banana... Read more

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    Parents Day 2014 Quotes: Messages to Thank Mom and Dad

    Parents Day is on July 27. It’s a day to celebrate both mothers and fathers. Then-President Bill Clinton signed a resolution in 1994 that was... Read more

  • Don’t Assume

    A friend and I were recently discussing a situation during which I made an assumption. My friend promptly corrected me and commented that most of... Read more

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    Stunning Views of Earth From Above Show Surprising Patterns (Photo Gallery)

    Daily Overview is a project that aims to help change how we see Earth. It shows at least one satellite image a day from shows many... Read more

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    Viking Chess: A Simple Outdoor Family Game With Interesting History

    Legend has it that “viking chess,” or Kubb (Swedish for wooden blocks), is a 1,000-year-old game originally played with leftover firewood bits or the bones... Read more

  • Sunset view of Korean old buildings. Anapji Pond in Gyeongju, South Korea. (Shutterstock*)

    Going for Korean Food? Learn Korean Dining Etiquette

    Dining is a very important part of Korean culture, as it is with many, as it is an essential social activity. Since Korea has been... Read more

  • A view from Victoria Peak, a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong Island. (CoolBieRe)

    You’ll Be Mesmerized by Vibrant Colors of the Night in Cities That Never Sleep (Photo Gallery)

    A photographer who goes by the name CoolBieRe brings the ethereal qualities out of his subjects with artful editing.   On his Facebook page, he shows... Read more

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    Childhood Friendships Crucial in Learning to Value Others

    Friends play an extremely important role in a person’s life. From infancy on, we have a desire to connect and those early relationships help to... Read more

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    In Conversation With Harold Varmus, Nobel-Prize Winning Cancer Researcher

    Alok Jha talks to Harold Varmus, Nobel Prize-winning cancer researcher and current Director of the US National Cancer Institute. The night before Harold Varmus received... Read more

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    YouTube’s Top 5 Most Hated Music Videos

    Music is very subjective. The artist you love could be intensely hated by someone else. But because we tend to not watch videos of artists... Read more

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    Summer Music Festivals: From 60s Counterculture to Big Business

    Today, British music festivals are big business. So you’d be forgiven for assuming that they’d morphed into mere simulations of the politically wrought 60s counterculture... Read more

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    Viral: Hilarious Kim Jong-un Dance Parody; North Korea Furious

      A Kim Jong-un parody dance video, reportedly make by a Chinese college student, has gone viral. The video features a fake Kim Jong-un, dancing... Read more

  • Travelers look at a departures board showing one canceled flight to Tel Aviv at Newark Liberty International Airport, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    United Airlines Resuming Flights to Israel After Ban Lifted

    NEW YORK—United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip... Read more

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    5 Effortless Ways to Make a Difference—The Smartphone Way

    Contributing to charities is a selfless act. In a society where social media becomes the norm, it’s of no doubt that we are constantly changing... Read more