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  • Jerry Seinfeld performs during a star-studded double-taping of "Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular," Tuesday, May 17, 2011, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Actor, comedian Jerry Seinfeld to perform in Tucson in September

    Jerry Seinfeld, the famed comedian and actor from the hit sitcom "Seinfeld," is set to perform in Tucson in September. Seinfeld will be performing at Tucson Music Hall on Sept. 14.
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    Johnny Depp surprises Disneyland guests on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ride

    Johnny Depp brought his "Pirates of the Caribbean" character, Captain Jack Sparrow, to life for some lucky Disneyland guests on Wednesday.
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    Jazzy air: Kenny G serenades passengers on flight to raise money for charity

    Kenny G was flying from Tampa to Los Angeles on a Delta flight when a passenger asked him to play something. He did and raised money for cancer research.
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    ‘Star Wars’ actor John Boyega pulls hilarious prank, photobombs fans at convention

    The Star Wars Celebration was more than a week ago, but fans of the franchise can still relive the memories made as the company continues to release new footage. In this video, “Star Wars” star John Boyega, who played Finn in the franchise’s seventh film, “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” pulls a hilarious […]
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    Bill Nye provides his own quirky insight on science questions over Twitter

    Bill Nye has been around a long time, but he still hasn't lost his touch when it comes to connecting to an audience while teaching them about science.
  • This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's "Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. The Seattle chain says its "Unicorn Frappuccino" starts as a purple drink with blue swirls that tastes sweet and fruity, before changing to pink with a tangy and tart taste with a stir of the straw. The company says the drink is available for a limited time while supplies last, from April 19 to April 23, 2017, in the United States, Canada and Mexico. (Starbucks via AP)

    Starbucks barista posts online rant over new Unicorn Frappuccino

    Starbucks' latest craze, the Unicorn Frappuccino, has been a huge hit with customers over the last couple of days. Baristas? Not so much.
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    Humankind lives to see another sunrise in movies for Earth Day

    It's Earth Day, a proactive push to get us to keep the planet livable. In the movies, sometimes people aren't the cause of its destruction. Hurrah!
  • In this Monday, April 17, 2017, file photo, runners head to the finish line in the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Boston Marathon organizers go to great lengths to help spectators cross streets

    Hosting an event with 26,000 people running across 26 miles makes crossing streets difficult, but the organizers at the Boston Marathon have it all figured out.
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    New Google Earth update takes users on 3D journey across the globe

    The newest Google Earth update will bring users on a never-before-experienced journey across the globe with high-definition images and other interactive features.
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    Student tricks school officials into reciting Smash Mouth lyrics in senior prank

    Some high school senior pranks are simple and have been done many times before, but this prank was brilliant and well thought out.
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    YouTuber builds own iPhone using parts bought in Chinese markets

    A YouTuber wondered how much it would cost to assemble an iPhone using refurbished parts bought in Chinese markets. He took on the task in a viral video.
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    Divers capture underwater earthquake in Philippines

    A group of divers got more than they bargained for when they were diving off the coast of the Philippines when they captured an underwater earthquake.
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    ‘Star Wars’ releases heartwarming tribute video for actress Carrie Fisher

    It's been nearly five months since actress Carrie Fisher passed away, but the world is still mourning. But thanks to a new tribute video, "Star Wars" fans can relive the good times.
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    First trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ released, internet freaks out

    The galaxy finally got its first peek at "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" on Friday and the trailer quickly climbed YouTube's trending videos chart.
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    Putter the squirrel loves ice cream more than most people

    Putter the squirrel lives near an ice cream shop, and might never leave, because it'll come down whenever someone calls it to grab some ice cream.