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A rare Chinese bowl bought for a few dollars at a New York state garage sale fetches $2.2m (£1.47m) at auction.
I have yet to have this happen to me :) I'm still praying.
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Fan mail sent to pop singer Taylor Swift was found unopened in a recycling bin. What do celebrities do with the mountains of post they receive, and why do their admirers bother sending it?
I deal with this all the time. HA!
Here's a bit of news that might surprise you: a new study has found that driving with children is 12 times more distracting than driving while ta...
If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Brits recently, it’s that they love their weird eating establishments (like crazy cat cafes and sandwich joints made from urinals).
While old-fashioned outlets focus on tragedy and drama, on social media, people tend to share more positive news, especially about themselves.
Kinder Surprise eggs — the chocolate delicacy filled with a (surprise!) toy — have had a big impact on people’s lives. Consider the Winnipeg woman who nearly paid a $300 fine when she tried to cross the Canadian-U.S.
Days after Pixar released a new trailer for Monsters University, fans are accusing the animation studio for overlooking a glaring plot inconsistency.
Yes, and in other much less important news, Korea wants to bomb the US.
Here’s an adorable footnote to British history books. Whatever Will and Kate end up calling their future prince or princess, for the time being they’re rumored to be calling it “our little grape.
When Katie was two, we were teaching her how to say grace. She had just finished up when Keith leaned over and whispered to her, "tell Mommy she's pretty." Katie promptly put both hands together ag...
Get ready to start your car with your phone.
That will be a huge bummer if your phone isn't charged.
What would it look like if your entire Facebook friend list suddenly popped to life? Probably like the world's weirdest cocktail party.
This could be a cool bucket list.
Editor’s note: A married father of two, Robert Duffer edits the Dads & Families section of the Good Men Project. His writings have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Public Radio, Time Out Chicago and other favorites like Giftware News.
My wife developed pre-eclampsia during our sons birth - I was called to hold and care for him for 24 hours while my wife was heavily medicated so symptoms would not arise. I bonded quickly with our son - and never looked back!
An uplifting 1960s letter from Spock to a mixed-race teen has resurfaced and recently gone viral.
More people now use their tablet or smartphone in the bedroom for late-night video viewing rather than switching on the tube, according to a new survey.
My wife and I have had a 'no TV' policy in the bedroom (this applies to our son too!) and so far, all we do is check email on phones...we have yet to watch videos in the bedroom.
It was a battle of stinky sneakers Tuesday in Montpelier. Kids from across the country faced off in the annual Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest.
Ahh, what a proud day for THAT winner!
Pizza would almost make it worth it!!
Newly-elected Pope Francis gets called humble for riding the bus and cooking his own meals. The rest of us mortals call that a weekday. Last week, the People’s Pope once again demonstrated his common touch by, gasp, making a phone call.
had an embarassing moment like this?
Spending a good deal in excess of $1,000 for the prom is not unheard of in some parts. Here's how to reduce your costs.
A couple of nerdy college students who hope to land jobs in computer security used iPhones to hack into a commercial billboard, played Space Invaders on it for a while, and then sent the billboard's owner a description of how they carried out their...
Want to be Pizza Hut's social media manager? Then you better be able to market yourself well—in 140 seconds. That's precisely how long interviews for the position will last during SXSW in... Money News Summaries.
What would you say about yourself in 140 seconds?
Seventy-eight percent of dads say moms shouldn't work full-time.
During the week, John Drury spends 50 hours behind the wheel. On the weekends, the truck driver is a certified dance fitness instructor.
Students overhearing a one-sided conversation had more trouble solving puzzles than those within earshot of two people talking in the same room.
I just start acting like I AM the other person on the other end. Sometimes the conversations are very funny. My wife hates this.
Whether you drink it hot or cold, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world. Americans alone drink 400 million cups of caffeinated joe a day.
Research revealed millions of families now retire to the sofa to enjoy their meal. More than one third of us regularly eat meals in front of the box without making any conversation.
We battled this in our family! I don't think we have it completely solved :)