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Facebook degrees of separation shows friends are closer than expected

A recent study from the Mountain View, California, based social media company finds that there isn't much separating us from our Facebook friends.  Facebook software engineer Sergey Edunov and data scientists Carlos Diuk, Ismail Onur Filiz, Smriti Bhagat and Moira Burke "used statistical techniques described below to precisely estimate distance ...

New food store sells everything for just 36 cents

A new food store designed to help low-income communities sells everything for just 36 cents. >> Read more trending stories  EasyFoodstore opened in the U.K., where customers can buy everyday food products for 25 pence (36 cents). Products sold include coffee, tomato soup, spaghetti and pizza, according to CNBC. Fresh ...

What every parent needs to know about Kik

Anonymous messaging app Kik is under heavy scrutiny because of its association with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. The Virginia middle schooler was messaging 18-year-old David Eisenhauer, a Virginia Tech freshman on the app. CNN reported that investigators believe Eisenhauer and Lovell had an inappropriate relationship.  When she threatened ...

Jury: $1M lottery winner must give $291K to ex-boyfriend

A  jury in Florida reached a verdict Thursday in a "he said, she said" fight over a $1 million lottery jackpot. After three hours of deliberations, the jury agreed a woman who won a $1 million jackpot must pay $291,000 to her ex-boyfriend.   A jury found there was a ...

Memorial service held for Pittsburgh police dog stabbed to death

 A memorial service for slain K-9 officer Aren was held Thursday at the Allegheny County Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial.  Transit police say the 5-year-old German shepherd was stabbed in the mouth by 37-year-old Bruce Kelley Jr., who was fatally shot by officers in the process. County police and the district attorney ...

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You probably can't tell this mother apart from her twin daughters

A picture of a mother and her twin daughters is causing lots of confusion and also prompting discussion about age-defying products. >> Read more trending stories   In a photo posted to Twitter by Kaylan Mahomes, the girl poses with her mother and identical twin sister. The thing is, it's ...

A man who calls himself Roosh V (real name, Daryush Valizadeh) canceled "men's rights" meetups in 43 countries after concerns about the group's purpose began to grow. 

Pro-rape blogger cancels meetups after rape concerns emerge

A blogger and founder of a self-proclaimed "men's rights" group has canceled meetups in at least 43 countries around the world after concerns from the public and law enforcement about the group's real purpose began to grow.  >>Read more trending stories Roosh V, whose real name is Daryush Valizadeh, canceled ...

Man straps GoPro to son during hide-and-seek

An adorable video captures the moments after a dad strapped a GoPro to his son's head while they played a game of hide-and-seek. >> Read more trending stories The hilarious results show the young boy opening doors and peeking into different rooms in the family's house while he searches for ...

Rosa Parks seated toward the front of the bus, Montgomery, Alabama, 1956. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Bus seat reserved for Rosa Parks on her 103rd birthday

A Virginia transit company is honoring  Rosa Parks on her 103rd birthday by reserving a front seat for her on every single one of its buses. The Greater Richmond Transit company has placed a sign on one bus seat on each bus to honor her legacy, according to a press ...

A woman speaks on her mobile phone in New York City. (Getty)

Hate slow talkers? Stay away from Mississippi

Across the country there are many different speech patterns, dialects and other nuances that make us different. Marchex, an analytics company, surveyed over 4 million phone calls from 2013 to 2015 to find out who speaks the fastest talks the most and who is the most impatient. >> Read more ...

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, holds a press conference in Manchester, Iowa, on Monday. AP/Evan Vucci

Ted Cruz: 'I'm going to pay to air Jimmy Carter attacking me'

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz seems very pleased that Democrat and former President Jimmy Carter picked Donald Trump as his preferred Republican candidate.  To use phrasing from a Washington Post article about Carter's comments, the Texas senator positively "crowed." “Get the video, I want the video. I’m going to pay ...

Why sparkling water may not be as healthy as you think

Sparkling water is often promoted as a healthy alternative to soda. But the bubbly beverage is not without its potential health risks. Olga Khazan, a staff writer at The Atlantic and self-professed sparkling water addict, posed a question to dentists on Twitter, and found mixed answers. >> Read more trending stories https://twitter.com/olgakhazan/status/692072274594258945 Sparkling ...

Fifth Harmony performs on the runway at the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2015 presented by Macy's fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on February 12, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Go Red)

Go Red: 3 hidden symptoms of heart attack in women

You may be seeing a lot of red on Friday, Feb. 5, but it's not for Valentine's Day. Friday marks Go Red For Women, a day that highlights and warns woman about their risk of heart disease.  We all know the usual signs of a heart attack for men: Tightness in the chest ...

Bridgette Boudreaux makes jewelry from women's breast milk. (Facebook/JoBri Milk Charms, Breastmilk Jewelry)

Woman uses breast milk to create jewelry, keepsakes for mothers

A Texas mother is helping other mothers commemorate their motherhood by creating jewelry made out of their breast milk. >> Read more trending stories Bridgette Boudreaux wanted to cherish the bond she had with her children. “It’s so beautiful," Boudreaux told KTRK. "You know, such a peaceful time with just ...

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Doritos will give $50,000 to Twitter users during the Super Bowl

Get your Twitter fingers ready.  The right post on the social media platform could win you $50,000.  >> Read more trending stories   Doritos, known for premiering memorable commercials during the NFL playoffs, will award three lucky social media users with $50,000 each. The Frito-Lay brand is looking for the best ...

Vice President Joe Biden launches Facebook page

Vice President Joe Biden has joined Facebook and made history. It is the first time that a U.S. vice president has had an official Facebook page. President Barack Obama joined Facebook last fall. >> Read more trending stories Biden hopes the Facebook page will “be a place where we can talk ...

Anatara Telang was asked to remove her prosthetic leg at a Mumbai airport. (Twitter/@mid_day)

Airport forces woman to remove prosthetic leg before boarding plane

Antara Telang, a director at a startup company based in Mumbai, India, travels often for her job and is used to the security processes in place at airports.  But during an experience last weekend at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Telang was told to remove her prosthetic leg during security checks. She ...

Report: Browns plan to cut Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns are planning to cut troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel from the team, according to a report. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the Browns will cut Manziel on March 9, when the new league year begins. The earliest that the team could release Manziel would be next ...

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli rips Congress on Twitter, refuses to testify

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli declined to speak at a congressional hearing, but he wasn’t shy about sharing his feelings about the experience on Twitter. Shkreli appeared Thursday morning before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on ''Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight,” but declined to testify, ...

Super Bowl I, 1967: Green Bay Packers 35, Kansas City Chiefs 10 | MVP: Bart Starr (quarterback, Packers)

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