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  • Hyundai promotes creativity when designing future mobility

    The Hyundai Idea Festival is a platform designed to enhance and expand creativity of the company's research and development staff centered in Korea, where unique concepts for single-person future mobility can be shared.
  • Jimmy Kimmel fools Coachella 2013 fans

    The 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was filled with a number of bands whom very few people likely know.
  • Senator fine with drone killing armed robber

    A U.S. senator said Monday that he would have no problem with an ordinary armed robber being killed by a drone.
  • Chandler firefighter dives headfirst after car keys

    Sometimes all you can do is dive in.
  • Report: Person sells Jodi Arias gallery seat for $200

    Just when we thought the Jodi Arias trial couldn't get any stranger, people started selling seats.
  • Boy gets back treasured shirt left on plane

    Score one for Delta Airlines. Workers for the air carrier went above and beyond to find a shirt that meant the world to a 7-year-old boy from North Dakota. The T-shirt belonged to Cole Holzer’s father, who passed away two years ago. The shirt has become a constant and comforting reminder of Brian Holzer. Cole […]
  • Wringing out a washcloth in space? Good luck

    Cleaning gets a whole new meaning when you're in space.
  • Bombing suspect mislabeled as Zooey Deschanel

    A captioning mishap left actress Zooey Deschanel as a Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
  • Anchor: ‘It’s as though a bomb had dropped’ in Watertown

    A CNN anchor made an out-of-line comment Friday to describe the scene in Watertown, Mass., as authorities searched for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Arkansas rep tweets Boston ‘liberals’ wish they had guns now

    A political official decided to weigh in on the ongoing manhunt for the Boston bombings suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, adding his name to the list of people sharing outlandish and absurd notions on Twitter.
  • Pro-gun control ad goes viral

    We all know that guns have changed over the years, but a new pro-gun control ad took that message to heart.
  • Politicians try to deal with rise of hip-hop

    Some politicians are up with the times and some aren't.
  • ‘The bomb’ sandwich gets travelers delayed

    The B-word. Avoid it at all times in an airport, even if your stomachs the only thing that's on fire.
  • Stolen ring up for auction after being swallowed

    A ring thief in New Hampshire swallowed the evidence after realizing he had been locked in the store.
  • Samuel Adams HeliYUM: ‘Unlike what you’ve ever tasted’

    Are you ready for Samuel Adams’ new beer, HeliYUM Ale? OK, maybe it’s not really coming, but good on Samuel Adams for capturing the easy-to-attempt but difficult-to-achieve combination of seriousness with obvious comedy. “Infusing beer with helium has an amazing impact on the beer,” Samuel Adams founder Jim Koch says in the video before. “Couple […]