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A Redhead Emoji May Be on the Way

Kate Horowitz

Good news for all the Anne Shirleys and Ron Weasleys of the world.

In Australia, Horses Kill More People Than Venomous Creatures Do

Shaunacy Ferro

But you should still watch out for bees.

5 Criminals Who Claimed to Have Multiple Personalities

Kristin Hunt

Accused criminals have used some wild excuses to explain away their crimes.

Want to Eat Less Junk Food? Serve Yourself

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that being physically involved with serving your food can lead you to healthier eating choices.

Jon Hamm Is Being Turned Into a Hologram for the Sundance Film Festival

Jay Serafino

The ‘Mad Men’ star will become part of the virtual world to promote his new movie, ‘Marjorie Prime.’

Cadbury-Style Oreo Eggs Will Soon Arrive in the U.S.

Shaunacy Ferro

Oreo-flavored candy eggs will soon be upon us.

11 Idioms for 'Exhausted' from Across the United States

Angela Tung

Just because you’re tired doesn’t mean your language has to be.

Finally, a Toaster Tough Enough for Bacon

Jake Rossen

Never be disappointed by shriveled-up bacon again.

The Hidden Room Behind Mount Rushmore

Jake Rossen

Just behind Lincoln's hairline sits a massive chamber. What's inside may never be seen by human eyes again.

Villagers in India Knit Giant Sweaters for Rescued Elephants

Kirstin Fawcett

Snug, and stylish to boot.

14 Facts About 'Where's Waldo?'

Jay Serafino

The bespectacled world traveler has been hunted down by eagle-eyed fans since 1987.

Using This Browser Setting Leaves You Vulnerable to Hackers

Michele Debczak

This scam finds a sneaky way to steal credit card info.

Watch a Fan Trailer for 'Singin’ in the Rain' Set to the Music of 'La La Land'

Michele Debczak

The hit musicals fit together amazingly well.

Kick Off the Weekend With These Amazing Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

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