A homeless hitchhiker, who goes by the name of Kai, saved the life of at least one person in Fresno, Calif., after the 6'4" 290 lb. driver of the vehicle he was in went berserk, slamming into one person and beating a nurse who tried to help the injured man.
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How to care for a cut Christmas tree
Cut Christmas trees must be watered and kept hydrated to last through the holidays and to prevent them from becoming fire hazards. This includes small tabletop trees.
Galeazzi on quest to make Knoxville a Compassionate City
In the past two weeks, Chuck Galeazzi with Helping Hands has visited the Knoxville School Board and Knoxville City Council in the hopes of gaining support to make the town the most compassionate city in America.
Are fake eggs the future?
A startup called Beyond Eggs, fronted by an enthusiastic founder named Joshua Tetrick, has been making headlines lately - most recently in a Mother Jones article that asks, without beating around the bush, "Can Silicon Valley Make Fake Meat and Eggs That Don't Suck?"
VIDEO: Young artist focuses on gun violence through art
Eleven-year-old artist Charles Gitnick has created an exhibit that expresses his feelings about guns. His work is being displayed at an international art fair in Miami.
Sunday’s personal injury accident remains under investigation
The Iowa State Patrol continues to investigate Sunday’s two-car accident near the Honey Creek Resort entrance.
Cyber Monday sales reach record as shoppers snub stores for Web
Online shopping surged about 20 percent to a record on Cyber Monday as many consumers snubbed physical stores and took to the Web to buy holiday gifts.
Making edible cookie containers: Gingerbread Stockings
These edible gingerbread stocking cookie containers fall into the "too pretty to eat" category. Each one can hold 3 or 4 cookie "lollipops."
Police: Woman calls 911 for a push around mall
Police say a woman was arrested Monday night after she called 911 to request that officers push her around the mall in this Boston suburb.
House passes extension of ban on plastic guns as NRA remains mum
The Republican-led House passed a bill Tuesday renewing a U.S. ban on plastic guns, just days before the 1988 law is set to lapse.
Freedom is more likely to stimulate potential geniuses than gifted programs
If high IQ scores are not reliable indicators of genius, what are? Advocates of gifted children hope schools can be designed to turn intellectual promise into world-changing creativity.
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