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At E3, all games, no Kinect for Microsoft

At E3, all games, no Kinect for Microsoft | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
At Microsoft's E3 presentation, it was all about games like "Halo 5: Guardians," with no talk of the Kinect.
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If I was at e3... I WOULD invent... a game that would entertain my kids all summer long, love to eat vegetables.

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Boy Collects 79 Coats For Homeless Families, Inspired By A Random Act Of Kindness

Boy Collects 79 Coats For Homeless Families, Inspired By A Random Act Of Kindness | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
After witnessing an inspiring show of compassion, this boy decided it was time to spread the love.

Nate Dreyfus, 9, of Stillwater, Minnesota, recently saw something that made him think twice.

"There was this man," Nate told CBS Minn...
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Toddler With Down Syndrome Stars In Target Ad, Helps Raise Awareness For Condition

Toddler With Down Syndrome Stars In Target Ad, Helps Raise Awareness For Condition | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
This little girl knows how to strike a pose that gets noticed.

Last Sunday, Target released an ad for a $49 children's activity cube featuring a 2-year-old model, Izzy Bradley, of Stillwater, Minnesota, wearing a frilly pink and purple dress...
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The Most Annoying People You'll Meet at the Airport

The Most Annoying People You'll Meet at the Airport | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The last thing we holiday travelers need is to deal with those annoying people who just don’t know, or care, about the proper way to navigate an airport. Here are the people we find the most annoying.
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What We Teach Our Kids When We Take Selfies

What We Teach Our Kids When We Take Selfies | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Why are we so bothered by selfies? I understand criticism for the most insensitive selfies: Your face in the foreground as someone is threatening to jump off a bridge, or smiling in the middle of Auschwitz. That’s gross, don’t do that. But why do we think it’s our business how often people turn cameras on themselves and wink?
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Eric Roner lifted by balloons to 8,000 feet - GrindTV.com

Eric Roner lifted by balloons to 8,000 feet - GrindTV.com | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
BASE jumper Eric Roner soars to the heavens in a lawn chair beneath 90 balloons filled with 50 tanks of helium; "I'm doing it. This is crazy!" he says.
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how many balloons does it take?

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Ambushed New York officers were 'simply assassinated,' Bratton says

Ambushed New York officers were 'simply assassinated,' Bratton says | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A man who posted anti-police rantings on the Internet ambushed and shot to death two New York City police officers at they sat in their patrol car Saturday, authorities said.
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Times when you don't know what to say... embarrassed it's rare for me... most of the time I wish I would keep my mouth shut but can't help myself. This situation, I don't really know what to say. 

Thinking about the families, colleagues, and friends... pretty much every law officer in our country after hearing that 2 officers in NYC were just show in their car....  

 

The only thing to say is how horrible... make you think how the only thing we have in life is right now... this moment you are in.  You can decide to spend it mad, angry and bitter; or you can decide to work on a smile, forgive, and share this scandalous love that God gives all of us.  No. Matter. What.

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Amazon confirms rollout of one-hour delivery service

Amazon confirms rollout of one-hour delivery service | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Amazon.com introduced Prime Now, a service in Manhattan promising delivery in as soon as one hour.
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Girl Gets Christmas Wish With Return of Military Dad | CBS-Losangeles - Yahoo Screen

Girl Gets Christmas Wish With Return of Military Dad | CBS-Losangeles - Yahoo Screen | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
It started out as a typical Monday for one sixth-grader in California.

Little did Payton Stephen know, her father — Chief Warrant Officer Darrell Stephen — who just got back after serving eight months in Afghanistan, had plans to surprise her at school.

During lunch period, Payton looked up and squealed when she saw her dad standing in front of her.

CBS2’s Tom Wait was there to capture the reunion on camera.

“I didn’t think he was going to get home for Christmas with like 10 days left,” Payt
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Boy's 'Chocolate Bar' Book Nets $1M for Rare Liver Disorder Research

Boy's 'Chocolate Bar' Book Nets $1M for Rare Liver Disorder Research | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
ABC News Thanks to friends from across the globe — in all 50 states and more than 60 countries — Dylan Siegel and his best friend Jonah Pournazarian have reached a megamilestone. Dylan’s book, “Chocolate Bar,” written to raise funds for research into a rare liver disorder called glycogen storage disease type 1B, netted $1 million in book sales this week. Boy author raises $750k for sick friend. Boy raises more than $30,000 for sick friend. Boy author raises $400k for sick friend. In fall 2012, D
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Farmer Plays 'Jingle Bells' On Trombone, Cows Come Dashing Through The Field

Farmer Plays 'Jingle Bells' On Trombone, Cows Come Dashing Through The Field | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Moove over, Rudolph. Your nose is not what's guiding these cows tonight.

Farmer Derek Klingenberg has found a fun way of summoning his cattle, luring them in with the soulful sounds of "Jingle Bells" played on trombone. Watch the very u...
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'Bald' Cinderella Shows Girl With Leukemia You Can Be 'Perfect' With Or Without Hair

'Bald' Cinderella Shows Girl With Leukemia You Can Be 'Perfect' With Or Without Hair | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
This little girl received a boost of confidence from a Disney princess that made her feel like she was in a fairy tale.

Isabella Harvey, 5, of Staten Island, New York, was first diagnosed with leukemia in January 2013, and while she went into rem...
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'Make an Offer' lets you haggle your way to savings on Amazon

'Make an Offer' lets you haggle your way to savings on Amazon | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of Priceline (“name your own price”) and eBay (“best offer”), it seems only natural that Amazon, too, has decided to reach out to bargain hunters by allowing customers ...
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my grandmother would have LOVED this.

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These Cops Saved Christmas For Single Mom And Son Whose Home Was Burglarized

These Cops Saved Christmas For Single Mom And Son Whose Home Was Burglarized | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The pair discovered that burglars had used a drill to break into their apartment and had stolen several items, including Christmas gifts intended for Miles. Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD), who responded to her report, took it upon themselves to make things right, and returned to the pair's home the next day with gifts for Steele and her son. It was a gesture that the single mom said spoke volumes.

"I struggle enough as a single mom and for the cops to take their own money and time, it meant a lot," she told the WTHR.
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Kim Kardashian's Messy Closet Reveals What Kind of Mom She Is (PHOTO)

Kim Kardashian's Messy Closet Reveals What Kind of Mom She Is (PHOTO) | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
We spend an inordinate amount of time discussing Kim Kardashian's clothes and body (particularly her behind), but we must also go to the bottom o...
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makes me feel so much better about my motherhood....  if your messy closet makes you a good mom, what about your messy minivan?

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7 Lazy Ways to Lose Weight

7 Lazy Ways to Lose Weight | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
When it comes to fitness and weight loss, we’re a society of do-ers. These seven simple tweaks can help even the laziest of weight-loss seekers drop serious pounds without lifting a finger.
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Don't Make These Common Holiday Baking Mistakes

Don't Make These Common Holiday Baking Mistakes | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
An unexpected outcome can happen to even the best of bakers! Here are some tips to help you get what you want in the kitchen.
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or just buy it at the store

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Futuristic Willy Wonka-style elevators go sideways and diagonally

Futuristic Willy Wonka-style elevators go sideways and diagonally | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
By breaking free of cables, they could revolutionize skyscraper design, especially the tallest buildings.
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Man Finally Finds an Elizabeth Gallagher to Take on Trip Around the World

Man Finally Finds an Elizabeth Gallagher to Take on Trip Around the World | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Gallagher was picked to take a trip around the world with Jordan Axani. The lucky woman is Elizabeth Gallagher, a 23-year-old student from Nova Scotia who is a seasonal coast guard rescuer and homeless shelter volunteer.
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Unique traffic stops in Missouri bring drivers to tears

Unique traffic stops in Missouri bring drivers to tears | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A "Secret Santa" in Kansas City, Mo. has mobilized sheriff's deputies to carry out acts of kindness on unsuspecting drivers

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Military Dad’s Tearful Reunion With Daughter

Military Dad’s Tearful Reunion With Daughter | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Military Dad’s Tearful Reunion With Daughter Sixth-grader Payton Stephen got a big surprise during lunch at her California middle school: Her father, Chief Warrant Officer Darrell Stephen, made it home for the holidays. STORY: Cop’s Act of Kindness Toward Shoplifting Grandma  Fresh off an 8-month tour of duty in Afghanistan, Darrell Stephen showed up to his daughter’s lunchroom as she ate pizza with friends. Watch the video, above, to see her emotional reaction. STORY: 5-Year-Old Cancer Patient
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These Moms Are Helping Knit The World's Largest Christmas Stocking For The Best Reason

These Moms Are Helping Knit The World's Largest Christmas Stocking For The Best Reason | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
When both Lori Kleppe and Sarah Greene received news that their husbands would not be returning home from their military service, they lost more than their partners and best friends -- they lost the fathers of their children. One charitable organizat...
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36 Things I Know After 36 Years of Marriage

36 Things I Know After 36 Years of Marriage | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
This week, my husband and I will celebrate our 36th anniversary. Some years we've gotten dressed-up and gone out to dinner. Other years we've simply marked the day with a kiss. That's what marriage is: richer, poorer, good times and bad. Each year wi...
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Walmart Cashier Pays For Man's Groceries With Her Own Money

Walmart Cashier Pays For Man's Groceries With Her Own Money | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
This cashier went out of her way to give a customer the extra boost he needed.

Jenny Karpen of Rotterdam, New York, a new employee at Walmart, was working the cash register on a Friday when an elderly man came to her lane to pay for his groceries...
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