A Hooters ball girl picks up a fair ball and tosses it to a fan at a Philadelphia Phillies spring training game.
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Why are more children being diagnosed with autism?
Over the last two decades, the number of children diagnosed with autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has risen at an alarming rate.
VIDEO: Shark surprises divers inside steel cage
Off the coast of South Africa, an 8-foot shark got its head through the bars of a steel cage with two divers inside. Gayle King reports.
VIDEO: Tilda Swinton sleeps in NYC museum
Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton appeared in a piece of performance art at the Museum of Modern Art, where she spent the day lying in bed inside a glass box.
Slate: Your laser pointer is probably illegal
A new study shows a majority of the dinky laser pointers on the market exceed the power level limits set by the Code of Federal Regulations, which means a whole lot of twerps out there wield far more retina-burning power than they should.
Tracking your child's school bus
A startup Massachusetts company is testing GPS technology to tell parents where their child's school bus is and when it will arrive at the bus stop.
Firefighters rescue dog that fell through ice on small pond
A morning stroll almost proved fatal for Lola the Lab. She ventured out onto a small pond when ice gave way.
Want to try 3D design? Now you can
Shapeways.com is one of the first Internet companies to jump into the 3D printing industry and offer a way for everyday consumers to take advantage of it.
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