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The Pony Express With A Fun Doodle Game

Every now and then Google will come up with something particularly clever—like its transformation of Google Maps into a global game of Pac-Man. The Pony Express game has you riding on a horse collecting letters as you gallop across an obstacle-filled desert landscape, moving up and down on the screen to avoid cacti and fences. […]

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Rochelle, Illinois Ohio Hit by Tornado

People across the Midwest should be on alert for severe weather, the weather agency said. One person has died as a result of storms in Fairdale, Illinois, said Patti Thompson, a state emergency management spokeswoman. In Rochelle, Illinois, there were “multiple reports of injuries and damage,” the Ogle County Sheriff’s dispatchers said. Tornadoes tore through […]

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Classic Hummus Recall by Sabra

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant […]

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It’s Time for National Beer Day

Not to be confused with National Drink Beer Day (Sept. 28), International Beer Day (Aug. 1) or King Gambrinus Day (more on that below), today commemorates the beginning of the end of alcohol prohibition on April 7, 1933, when a law went into effect allowing the sale and consumption of beer with a lower alcohol […]

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Duke University Rejected by Student

Two new search warrants shed light on a Durham Police investigation into an alleged rape at a Duke University fraternity including a police search of a treehouse behind the fraternity. Police had already searched the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity and Thursday, they executed a second search warrant at the home next door to the Fraternity […]

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Emoji Update on Snapchat

Snapchat used to feature a “best friends” list that showed both you and the world the people you regularly shared the most photos and videos with. The app canned this feature in a recent update, but it’s now replaced it with another way to indicate your closest friends — emoji. Snapchat now uses a series […]

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Deviled Eggs for Easter

There’s a reason deviled eggs show up at every kind of party — they’re easy to whip up and make for one gorgeous platter setting. here is a simple recipe for deviled eggs.  6 eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp. spicy brown mustard ½ tsp. caper liquid 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/8 tsp. white pepper […]

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Shortest ‘Blood Moon’ Ever Seen

The astronomical event known as a “blood moon” occurs when the sun, moon and Earth align, with the colour a result of sunlight scattering off Earth’s atmosphere. Saturday night’s eclipse was the shortest of the century, with US-based Sky and Telescope magazine describing it as “unusually brief”. Views of the eclipse were hampered by bad […]

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Easter Celebration

Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is Christianity’s most important holiday. It has been called a moveable feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date every year, as most holidays do. Instead, Christian churches in the West celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox […]

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Play PAC-MAN on Google Maps Streets

Today on the Internet, the Google Maps team pushed out one of the greatest, if not the greatest, April Fools’ Day easter eggs in history. While you’re perusing a map in the browser, you can click on a Pac-Man icon in the lower left corner. Doing so lets you play Pac-Man right there in Google […]