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Turning NPR "driveway moments" into "walkway moments"

Forget pedometers to motivate exercise: (parent.thesis) blogger and public radio superfan Amy Tiemann uses her iPod to turn NPR "driveway moments" into "walkway moments."

By Nov. 20, 2007

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Why more people are training their cell phones on police

A police officer tries to stop a man washing his car in his own driveway. If it wasn't filmed on a smartphone, few would believe it.

By Dec. 22, 2013

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UPS leaves Android tablet gift in trash can (on trash day)

A woman buys an Android tablet for her daughter. The UPS driver leaves a note reading: "In black trash can." Oh.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Spray-on NeverWet street art appears after it rains

Spraying this liquid-repelling coating on a stencil provides a unique way for people to share messages that become visible after the design comes in contact with water.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Teen signs for neighbor's online package, gets arrested

A UK diplomat's son is arrested after a delivery driver asks him to sign a package thought to have been bought on the Web. It allegedly contained a deadly toxin called Abrin.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Google patents making you funnier than you really are

Google is awarded a patent that turns your boring old Facebook status update into a truly funny comic strip. Well, hopefully.

By Jan. 3, 2014

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Flame-breathing RC dragon flies for only $60,000

It belches propane flame, flies 70 miles per hour, and can be yours if you're willing to forego a year's salary.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Woman jailed after recording traffic stop on phone sues

A woman is stopped for a routine traffic offense. She decides to use her cell phone to record the conversation with the police officer and is immediately told she is committing a felony by doing so. She is now suing

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Texting while walking makes you go wonky, researchers say

A research study confirms what we've already suspected: Texting and walking can be a dangerous combination.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Man allegedly follows GPS directions to wrong house; shot dead

Friends say a man in his early 20s was picking up one more of their group to go skating, when his GPS took him to the wrong house and the home-owner allegedly shot him dead, later saying he feared a home invasion.

By Jan. 29, 2013