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Firefighters Seriously Injured in Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Awry

Firefighters Seriously Injured in Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Awry

Originally posted 08/22/2014 07:15PM

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

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Daniel Lau and Andrew Tso Take Selfie at 1,135 Feet

Originally posted 08/22/2014 04:30PM

Hope you aren't afraid of heights, because rooftopping photographers Andrew Tso and Daniel Lau are taking you 1, 135 feet into the sky.

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7 Great Pieces of Breaking Bad Fan Art

Originally posted 08/22/2014 08:10AM

Everyone's favorite meth-related drama, Breaking Bad, is up for 16 Emmys this year.

To help celebrate, DeviantArt has rounded up some of the best Breaking Bad fan art. The site's users imagine Walt and Co. as inhabitants of the Simpsons universe, South Park, and even Gotham City.

Check them out below:

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Pharrell Williams's 'Happy' Performed in Sign Language Is Pure Joy

UpdatePosted 08/21/2014 04:55PM

Pharrell Williams's 'Happy' Performed in Sign Language Is Pure Joy

Originally posted 08/21/2014 01:00PM

If you thought you couldn't love Pharrell's "Happy" any more than you already do, check out this adorable video.

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76-Year-Old Grandma Wins Drag Race ... Twice!

76-Year-Old Cancer Survivor 'Grandma Betty' Wins Drag Race … Twice (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/21/2014 12:25PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The next time you gripe about getting older, think about Betty. The 76-year-old Minnesotan grandmother made a name for herself at the Green Cove Dragway in Green Cove Springs, Florida, in March by taking on a far younger racer – and winning.

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Chinese Man Proposes to Girlfriend with the Help of 1,001 Hot Dogs

UpdatePosted 08/21/2014 12:15PM

Chinese Man Proposes to Girlfriend with the Help of 1,001 Hot Dogs

Originally posted 08/21/2014 11:30AM

Over-the-top public proposals are often cheesy. Not this one – it was meaty.

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Lightning Strike in New Mexico Critically Injures Student During Middle School Football Practice

Originally posted 08/20/2014 05:45PM

A teenage boy is in critical condition after being struck by lightning during an after-school football practice in New Mexico.

Albuquerque TV station KOB reports the teen was hit at about 5 p.m. Tuesday at Picacho Middle School in Las Cruces.

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Watch Kids Taste Warheads for the First Time

UpdatePosted 08/20/2014 03:45PM

South Korean Children Taste Warheads Candy for the First Time (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/20/2014 07:00AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The mere mention of Warheads candy can cause reflexive puckering in the mouths of generations of Americans.

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Meet the Hairstylist Who Spends His Day Off Giving Haircuts to the Homeless

UpdatePosted 08/20/2014 01:45PM

Meet the Hairstylist Who Spends His Day Off Giving Haircuts to the Homeless

Originally posted 08/20/2014 01:05PM

In many ways, Mark Bustos is like a lot of New York City hairstylists. He's tattooed and fashionable and works six-day weeks. It's what Mark does on his one day off, though, that sets him apart from the rest of the city's salon workers.

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Man Fakes Own Death to Get Out of Marrying Long-Distance Girlfriend

UpdatePosted 08/20/2014 01:20PM

Man Fakes Own Death to Get Out of Marrying Long-Distance Girlfriend

Originally posted 08/20/2014 11:55AM

This takes "it's not you, it's me" to a whole 'nother level: Rather than break up with his girlfriend of two years, a Connecticut man decided it would be easier to fake his own death.

Tucker Blandford had gotten engaged to girlfriend Alex Lanchester last year, shortly before she moved back to her native Britain. The pair had met as students at the University of Connecticut, where Lanchester was studying abroad.

In the year since Blandford's proposal, Lanchester spent thousands of pounds planning the wedding and paying for his plane ticket to England for the ceremony.

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