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VIDEO: Vito the Pet Parrot Races Owner Through Greece

Originally posted 08/25/2014 02:00PM

You can play fetch with a dog. You can cuddle on the couch with a cat. But can either race through the air alongside you as you zoom through the streets of a picturesque Greek island?

The owner of the YouTube account waterskizone is helping the world realize the benefits of parrot ownership through this video of his macaw, Vito, racing him as he drives his scooter down a road in Paros, Greece. Though it was uploaded a year ago, the video is currently making the rounds online, grabbing the attention of anyone who can appreciate the novelty of a guy racing his pet parrot.

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These North Carolina College Students Created a Nail Polish That Can Detect Date-Rape Drugs

These North Carolina College Students Created a Nail Polish That Can Detect Date-Rape Drugs

Originally posted 08/25/2014 04:20PM

The fight against campus sexual assaults has a new weapon, and it comes in a jar.

A group of four students from the University of North Carolina have created a new brand of nail polish that changes colors when exposed to date-rape drugs.

The nail polish is called Undercover Colors, and its inventors say they were inspired to create the line after realizing they all knew someone who had been sexually assaulted.

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Cat Eats Corn on the Cob with His Owner

We Could Watch This Cat Eat Corn on the Cob with Her Owner Forever (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/25/2014 04:20PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr You've probably spent all morning breathlessly clicking VMA links about Miley Cyrus and Beyoncé and Jay Z and Blue Ivy, in anticipation of MORE Emmy links popping up tomorrow morning, BUT did any of those links contain a cat eating corn on the cob with her owner?

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James Foley's Parents Release Letter from His Time in Captivity

James Foley's Parents Release Letter from His Time in Captivity

Originally posted 08/25/2014 02:15PM

The parents of slain American journalist James Foley have released a letter they say their son wrote during his time in captivity.

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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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