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  • Sky Harbor, Gateway take part in hilarious airport Twitter shenanigans

    What do you get when you mix bored social media wizards, airports, Photoshop and Elf on the Shelf? One of most entertaining Twitter threads of the week.
  • Marvel releases the first official Avengers 4 trailer for 2019

    Avengers: Endgame features the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War showing the surviving superheroes in a "what now?" situation. 
  • Video shows bear casually strolling into California highway patrol facility

    The California Highway Patrol posted a video of a bear casually strolling into its facility -- another sign of the incoming bearpocalypse.
  • Man hangs on after glider pilot forgets to strap him in

    If you're afraid of heights, look away. A Florida man had to hang on to dear life during his first hang gliding experience after the pilot forgot to strap him in.
  • First trailer for CGI version of ‘The Lion King’ is more than a tease

    While you were busy eating and shopping, you might have missed this major event: Disney debuted the first trailer for its CGI version of "The Lion King."
  • Watch the new full-length trailer for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

    Disney dropped the first full trailer for Tim Burton’s reimagining and live-action version of “Dumbo," a tale of a young circus elephant with unusually wide ears that he can use as wings.
  • Reese’s making it possible to turn sketchy candy into peanut butter cups

    Imagine a world where you could turn your candy corn, Good & Plenty and other sketchy Halloween candy into what you really want: more Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. That world exists in New York.
  • Eek! Watch these 5 chilling scenes from scary movies on Halloween

    What is Halloween without a good scare or two? Or five. There are plenty of eye-popping, heart-stopping moments from any number of horror/thriller movies but here are five that will stick with you for the rest of your life.
  • Statue of ‘Friday the 13th’ killer removed from Lake Pleasant

    A statue of "Friday the 13th" killer Jason Voorhees seems to have been removed from Lake Pleasant.
  • ‘SNL’ skits put Rachel Mitchell, Sen. Jeff Flake under comedy microscope

    Matt Damon got the lion's share of the opening "Saturday Night Live" skit that skewered the Senate hearing of Brett Kavanaugh, but Phoenix native Aidy Bryant pulled some attention as Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell.
  • Video of Canadian firefighters battling fire tornado goes viral

    A video of Canadian firefighters facing off against flames in a giant storm went viral after one of the firefighters posted it on her Instagram.
  • Official ‘Captain Marvel’ trailer creates super buzz — 6 months early

    “Captain Marvel” doesn’t hit theaters until the spring, but the highly anticipated superhero flick took the internet by storm Tuesday when its first official trailer was released.
  • Musicians honor John McCain in tributes, social media

    Country star Brad Paisley took a moment to pay his respects to the former Arizona senator at a concert in Virginia after performing his popular song, "When I Get Where I'm Going."
  • Watch a dog take hilarious GoPro footage of a yard chase

    Bonnie the Pitbull got ahold of a ping pong paddle with a GoPro attached and began racing around the yard, much to the amusement of Reddit viewers.
  • A fence can’t separate this 2-year-old and a dog from a game of fetch

    A video on Twitter of a 2-year-old boy and a neighbor's dog playing catch despite a fence separating the two of them went viral.
  • Tempe child has tooth pulled by accident using toy car

    A Tempe girl found herself in a somewhat frightening situation as her cousin held a remote controlled car that was tied to her loose tooth.
  • Man in China gets stuck to street due to extreme temperatures

    A man in China found out the hard way the type of impact hot temperatures can have on concrete when he became stuck in the middle of the street, attempting to free his foot. 
  • Longest nails in the world cut by owner after 66 years

    After 66 years of growing out the nails on his left hand, Shridhar Chillal officially had them cut at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Times Square, New York.
  • Police officer dancing with girl in wheelchair warms hearts

    A Texas police officer won the internet's heart thanks to a video of him dancing gently with a young girl in a wheelchair.
  • MCSO and PCSO lip sync battle on Facebook, send challenge to YCSO

    It would appear that the #LipSyncBattle challenge has crossed into both the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and the Pinal County Sheriff's Department.