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Driving a jet-powered Corvette

 From the outside, it looks like a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette with a custom paint job and some fancy wheels. But it also rides weirdly high off the ground -- to make room for massive rectangular exhaust pipes.

Brutally Honest: Is it OK to let your child fail?

 Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.

Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise

 One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you.

Super Bowl Fast Facts

 Here's some background information about the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. The Seattle Seahawks are the 2014 Super Bowl champions.

The 11 best social media moments at the State of the Union address

 And they say people are disengaged from politics.

Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain damage, other injuries

  Two former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestlers are suing the WWE, alleging their old employer ignored or downplayed signs of brain damage and other injuries while it raked in millions.

Missing Texas dog travels more than 1,000 miles, turns up in Indiana

It's a reunion nearly eight months and more than a thousand miles in the making, as a missing pit bull from Texas is discovered in central Indiana.

Obama makes historic 'transgender' reference in SOTU

President Barack Obama became the first president to use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the Union on Tuesday night, issuing an historic call for protections for individuals of any s

The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body -- your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain.

5-year-old boy shoots baby brother in head

The mother called 911 to say her 5-year-old boy shot his baby brother with a paintball gun. But it wasn't a paintball gun. It was a .22-caliber Magnum revolver. And the 9-month-old boy didn't survive.