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by Deirdre Blake posted May 5 2015 7:52AM
A Tennessee woman dared her Mom to kiss a random good looking stranger while running in the Boston Marathon.
She did and a the pic was posted on social media to find him. The Mom's response came from that man's wife though. She was very nice though and says "while this may not be the ending that you had hoped for, that spontaneous, silly moment captured the fun, energy and spirit of the race. The Mom vows her next marathon kiss will be with someone single.
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Topics : Human Interest
Location : Tennessee
by Deirdre Blake posted May 5 2015 7:35AM
Most of us love the taste of a burger, veggies or a steak off the grill, but keeping the propane or charcoal stocked can be a pain. The makers of the new GoSun Grill are trying to make out cook outs easier.
It can bake, boil and roast meals for eight people using a sunlight-powered thermal battery. They say the grill will even keep cooking no matter how gloomy it is and you should not event need to flip your food. It's hitting the market through crowdfunding, for $349 to $599.
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by L Jtan posted May 4 2015 7:33AM
A pilot says he's ready for for a solo flight in a solar plane, from China to Hawaii.
André Borschberg will fly over the Pacific Ocean for five days and five nights in the plane that has more than 17,000 solar cells. It started in Abu Dhabi in March and has stopped in Oman, India and Myanmar. It's set to leave China on Thursday, weather pending. It will climb to the altitude of Mount Everest, almost 9,000 meters, during the day to get more sunlight, recharge the batteries and store more energy.
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Topics : Environment
Location : Abu DhabiHawaii
by L Jtan posted Apr 30 2015 10:18AM
If you think the Woodrow Wilson drawbridge over the Potomac is scary, this one in Japan could leave you looking for someone else to drive your car over.
Except the Eshima Oashi does not have a drawbridge at all, but looks more like a rollercoaster. It's built to let ships pass underneath, with a steep drop and turns for over a mile long. It still doesn't take the scariest title though. That goes to the the Sidhue River Bridge in China, at 1,509, it's the tallest in the world.
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by L Jtan posted Apr 30 2015 8:18AM
Cat lovers will unite in Los Angles for a two day event next month that they many have only dreamt of in teh past.
CatConLA,  billed as Comic-Con for cat people, is June 6th and 7th. There will be tons of lots of cat merchandise, costumes, cat-related jewelry, art and even furniture. No word yet if the famous Grumpy Cat, whose Mom lives nearby, will make an appearance.  

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