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New Ceramic ‘Smart’ Mug Will Always Keep Your Beverage at the Perfect Temperature

Keeping your hot beverage at the right temperature has long plagued mankind. You make a perfect cup of coffee (or tea, I guess), you get sidetracked, and next thing you know it’s cold and you don’t even want it anymore. And that can be devastating to a caffeine hound…I’ve heard. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’m...

Hershey Unveils Its First New Candy Bar in over 20 Years

Remember 1995? You were hanging out with your friends, wearing Hypercolor shirts and listening to Smashing Pumpkins while drinking Zima? Well, that was also the last time Hershey’s released a new candy bar. UNTIL NOW. On December 1, the company drops their new Hershey’s Gold bar. The new product is described as “a buttery-sweet creme with...

These Volunteers Make Superhero Capes for Children with Disabilities

Barbara Casados is the founder of Capes for Heroes, a volunteer organization that sews superhero capes for children who are living life with a disability or facing a debilitating illness. And while a little bit of fabric that ties around your neck might not seem like much, Casados has seen countless kids sprout smiles once...

Boston Dynamics Gives Us a Glimpse of Its New Eye-Popping Robot Dog

Ummmmm, this is kind of terrifying. And amazing. Robotics company Boston Dynamics just released a little teaser video for their latest crazy invention, the SpotMini robot dog. The company doesn’t divulge any details, only saying that the SpotMini is “Coming soon.” In the video, the robotic canine seems to have a unique personality. It pauses...

Bank Doesn’t Let Girl Put Terry Crews on Her Debit Card, So She Contacts Him for Permission

Terry Crews has to be one of the most likable people in Hollywood, don’t you think? He’s cool, funny, and he seems to be very honest and kind. Something he recently proved again in a very hilarious way. Darrel Kennedy thought she was using her credit card in excess and spending too much money, so she...

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These Two Relatives Have Exchanged the Same Birthday Card for an Astonishing 47 Years

In this era of Facebook, most folks just take a few seconds to write “Happy bday” on someone’s wall, and that’s the end of it. Most of the time we don’t even remember our family and friends’ birthdays – we just get that little reminder on Facebook (thankfully), we type a message out, and it’s...

Gluten Might Not Be the Ingredient in Wheat That’s Making You Sick

The gluten-free diet is extremely popular these days for both people who absolutely have to adhere to it (those with celiac) and those who just want to live a healthier lifestyle. Only around 1% of the population has celiac disease, but many people who experience some sort of stomach discomfort have cut out wheat and other grains...

Super Chill Hippo Calmly Struts Out of Zoo’s Front Gates, Becomes a Hero

A young female hippopotamus at a zoo in Israel recently decided she needed to get out and explore a little bit. The hippo somehow escaped its enclosure and calmly walked out of an open zoo gate. A shocked security guard followed her outside, but made no attempt to wrangle the massive, potentially deadly animal. After...

The People of Sydney Voted to Name the City’s New Ferry…Ferry McFerryface

This public vote continues a proud tradition of people picking ridiculous names for vessels. Last year folks in the UK voted to name a polar research ship Boaty McBoatface, and Swedish citizens voted to call a new line city trains Trainy McTrainface. Now, residents of Sydney, Australia have made their voices heard. Called upon by...

This Amazing Dad’s Defense of His Autistic Son Went Viral…and for Good Reason

Being a parent of a child with autism is a challenge that most of us will never truly understand – but Shane Stephenson does. His 6-year-old son Reilly is autistic and nonverbal. As you probably remember, there’s nothing more exciting to a 6-year-old than a birthday party. Which is why Reilly’s father Shane was heartbroken...