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Seats In The Shape Of Western-Style Toilets Appear In Nanjing
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What’s Dirtier: Cell Phone Or Public Toilet Seat?

I'll never forget the little sign over a public toilet at the Conoco gas station near my high school. It read: "Our aim is to keep this toilet clean...Your aim will help!" That memory would never have resurfaced if not for an article I was reading by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Southern California

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SNL 40: The Best Moments From the Big Anniversary Special

The SNL 40th Anniversary Special had a LOT going on. It was over three hours of comedy and music and stars and tributes all packed into one night. With so much going on, if you missed something, we can't say we blame you. We've covered the big items, like Celebrity Jeopardy, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, the new Digital Short, Wayne's World and the huge monologue, but we're here to celebrate some of the smaller moments.

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SNL 40: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Rap Their Way Through 40 Years

The SNL 40th Anniversary Special started off like you thought it might with two of its most popular modern day partners, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. The two took the stage for the show's cold open and sang, danced and rapped their way through 40 years of SNL history (with a few special guests, of course).

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Children Using Smartphones
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Screen-Free Snow Days!

Ok, so you had great seats for Frozen On Ice this weekend, but you just found out that the shows were postponed due to ANOTHER blizzard warning in our area. Obviously someone got Elsa mad recently (I blame McCready), but nothing we can do about that

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Dartmouth Girl Surprises Child in Hospital Dressed As Elsa [VIDEO]

If you go to Shannon Hayes' Facebook page, you'll find photos of a seven year old filled with wonder and who loves Disney's "Frozen" more than anything. You'll also find that Shannon has Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atroph

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Photo by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Truck Day: A Ray Of Sunshine In Snow-Filled World

No matter where we look, we're trapped by piles of snow.  Whether its Boston or New Bedford, we're surrounded by a sea of white.  But there is a small glimmer of hope, an oasis in an otherwise dismal winter

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Watch a Tearful Jon Stewart Announce His ‘Daily Show’ Retirement to a Stunned Live Audience

It's the moment we all knew would happen eventually -- and, based on the immediacy of the news cycle and when late night shows are actually filmed, it's the moment most of us also knew was happening yesterday -- but 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart has finally announced his retirement after seventeen years at the news desk. Stewart's show films in the late evenings in New York City, so the news that he had announced his imminent retirement during a taping last night hit the wire many hours before the show actually aired.

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Truck Uses Jet Engine To Melt Snow Off Train

Has a manlier headline ever existed? I think not.

In Canada, there are pretty much entire industries based on snow removal. Roadways, runways, and even railways need to be kept as clear as possible for commerce and transportation to resume

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1st Graders Answer: What Is Love? [VIDEO]

I have been teaching CCD at St. Mary's with my mom since I was in high school, but this is my first year taking a class on my own. I have been blessed with a great group of first graders. They are full of energy, eager to learn, and are so respectful of each other

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Left Swipe Dat [VIDEO]

The Truth organization for a smoke-free America has come up with amazing ads to warn young people about the dangers of cigarettes. Their latest campaign is "swipe right" material.

Fifth Harmony and Becky G join forces to create a GREAT anti-smoking campaign

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