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A Guy Got a Giant Check After a $1 Lottery Win

A guy in Des Moines named Tyler Heep showed up at Iowa Lottery headquarters last week to collect his winnings on a scratcher ticket worth ONE DOLLAR. Obviously he could have just cashed it at 7-Eleven or something. But he wanted to see what they'd do. Instead of cash, he asked for a check, one of...
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Watch: Doritos "Now It's Hot" Super Bowl Commercial Teaser

It's time for companies to start unveiling their Super Bowl commercials. Dorito's posted a teaser for theirs in which Backstreet Boys have a sixth member join the group. It is a rapper by the name of Chance the Rapper! Video of Doritos® | Now It’s Hot Teaser #1
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The Ten Things We Wish We'd Learned in School

How much of what you learned in school do you actually use in the real world? A new survey asked 2,000 people, and the average answer was 37%. That means we think about two-thirds of the stuff we learned was basically useless knowledge. Here are the ten real-world skills we WISH we'd been taught...
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Alexa has a New "Newscaster" Voice when she Reads the News

Amazon has decided to give Alexa a new voice for reading the news, because the old voice sounded too robotic. All you have to do is ask Alexa, "what's the latest?" and you will get to hear her new voice! Check out the comparison from her old voice to her new voice by clicking HERE!
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Fortnite has Broken a Record!

Games like "Fortnite" are called "free-to-play", but that's just a tiny bit deceptive. Because once you get hooked on them, they try to get you to buy all kinds of extra stuff to enhance your experience. And it WORKS. "Fortnite" raked in $2.4 BILLION last year, the most annual revenue of any game...
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The Harlem Globetrotters Are Offering Free Tickets to Furloughed U.S. Employees

We've heard a lot about how furloughed government employees are struggling to pay mortgages, car payments, healthcare costs, and even groceries. The Harlem Globetrotters are here to help! The Harlem Globetrotters announced that they're offering complimentary tickets to furloughed government...
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Nike Has Revealed New Self-Lacing Shoes!

Nike unveiled their new pair of self-lacing shoes. They're called the "Adapt BB," they cost $350, and you can control them with an app. Nike shoe designer Tinker Hatfield talkedabout how they were inspired by "Back to the Future Part II", and how he's excited to see them used in the NBA ! Jayson...
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Ivan Reitman's Son Will Direct a New "Ghostbusters" Movie that Ignores the Last One

When will Hollywood outgrow its fascination with the "Ghostbusters"? The answer is NEVER! Because there's a new installment in the works, but it'll ignore the all-female version that came out in 2016. Which isn't surprising, given that it's being directed by Jason Reitman the son of Ivan Reitman,...
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The Average Person Sticks with a Hobby for 16 Months!

According to a new survey, the average person can only stick with a new hobby for 16 months before three things get in the way: Work, our family responsibilities, and losing interest and motivation. But during those 16 months, we drop some cash. Here's the average amount that we spend on different...
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This Valentine's Day, Get a Bouquet Made Out of Reese's, M&Ms, and Other Candies!

Instead of buying flowers & chocolate this Valentine's Day, why not buy something that's both? This year, Walmart.com is selling lots of different candy bouquet that you can order right now for Valentine's Day and the $45 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup one even comes with some fake orange flowers...
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