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Planes get a second life

From Southwest Airlines

Airlines saving lives with trashed leather

Aviation isn't known as the most eco-friendly industry. Carbon emissions aside, running an airline produces an incredible amount of waste. Southwest Airlines, for one, has decided to do something about it.

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From BattleShop

Fantasy football's chic alternative

Prefer heels to cleats? A new startup offers the competition of fantasy football -- brackets, voting, prizes -- for those whose sport of choice is, well, shopping.

Hello Kitty

CNN

Cat-astrophic revelation purr-turbs Hello Kitty fans

Six simple words have sent Hello Kitty lovers into a spin. "Hello Kitty is not a cat."

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NASA

Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?

You do. We all do.

Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.

And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long (about 1,764,000,000,00...

Running of the bulls

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Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly gored in Pamplona, he's back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but walking with a cane.

"I really didn't think he was gonna gore me until it happened. I really t...

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Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out support

In business, it's all about location, location, location. Even 12-year-old T.J. Guerrero knows that.

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CNN

England's historic statues can now 'speak'

They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.

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Iron Chef Demonstrates How to Make Sushi Live in LA

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own sushi?  A lucky group of food lovers learned from the Iron Chef himself this weekend.

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Condo Fire Under Investigation In Ventura

A structure fire in Ventura is under investigation Monday. The fire happened at a condominium on the 2300 block of Mohican Lane around 9:23 a.m.

Homeless hair stylist

CNNMoney

Stylist gives free haircuts to the homeless

When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.

Suburbia neighbors

REUTERS/Mike Blake

Good neighbors are good for your heart

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

Ferguson Mo demonstration Tuesday night

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Talking to kids about race and class

Talking about race and class makes people uncomfortable.

If that were not the case, we'd have more open conversations about these issues with our friends, families and co-workers, and would no doubt be a more understanding and loving society across t...

Entertainment Headlines

Guardians of the Galaxy

'Guardians of the Galaxy' top movie of 2014

The Star-Lord is officially the star of the box office. "Guardians of the Galaxy"…

Dwayne Wade, Gabrielle Union

One weekend, three celebrity weddings

Wedding bells rang for three different celebrity couples over Labor Day weekend.

Transformers Age of Extinction

5 things we learned from summer movies

Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?

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Jennifer Lawrence's rep slams stolen pics

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly…

Netflix

New on Netflix and Amazon for September

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have added titles to their streaming options in September.

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Joan Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed'

The latest statement from Joan Rivers' daughter gave no new information about the…

Travel Headlines

Hall Rutherford Reception

World's best wine-tasting experience

"Beyond the hedonism of tasting these wines -- and the hedonism of tasting these…

Suitcase, luggage, travel, packing

15 funniest travel books ever (in English)

We expect a lot from our travel writers.

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American, US Air tickets back on Orbitz

That was fast. American Airlines tickets are back on Orbitz.

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15 hurt in Chicago O'Hare bus crash

A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport,…

Planes get a second life

Airlines saving lives with trashed leather

Aviation isn't known as the most eco-friendly industry. Carbon emissions aside,…

Holiday apps

8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack…

Technology Headlines

Magnetic levitation lamp

Can levitating appliances be far off?

Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing…

Twitter

Mercedes asks Twitter to solve driver rivalry

Mercedes' Formula One team is facing a million dollar question -- and it has decided…

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Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing…

Automotive Headlines

Sinkhole, National Corvette Museum

Corvette museum won't keep sinkhole after all

The virtual cathedral for one of America's most revered cars will reluctantly fill a…

Tesla Model S

Tesla expands in China, stock at all-time high

Tesla shares hit an all-time high Friday after the electric carmaker announced plans…

Pumping gas

America's cheapest gas is in this town

You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina…

Pet Headlines

Feral, stray cat

Feral cat forces elementary school to close

A feral cat that's terrorizing students has forced an elementary school in Maryland…

Pit bull saves boy from bees

Pit bull saves Ore. boy from bees

An Oregon City family is calling their pit bull a hero for saving their son from a…

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Police recover stolen dog in drug, weapons bust

It wasn't a typical stolen goods recovery for police.

House and Home Headlines

Woman with Alzheimers

Sensors let seniors stay at home, safely

Mary Lou doesn't know that she's being tracked. The 77-year-old is in the middle…

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Condo Fire Under Investigation In Ventura

A structure fire in Ventura is under investigation Monday. The fire happened at a…

UC Santa Barbara Bomb Scare

Bomb Threat Cleared at UCSB's Campbell Hall

Police find nothing at Campbell Hall on the UCSB campus after a bomb threat was…

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