It's alive! Google buys robotics company

Updated 8 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Google isn't just a search engine anymore. The company is now dabbling in science fiction. The web giant bought a major robotics company (its eighth in the past few months). WINK N..
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Starbucks offers $450 metal gift card for the holidays

Updated 8 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

What do you get for the coffee lover who has everything? Starbucks says, a $450 limited edition metal gift card.Starbucks collaborated with Gilt.com to offer customers the exclusiv..
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'Batkid' fighting crime in San Francisco

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years ful..
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Book edition coming of YouTube 'Fox' sensation

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - You've probably seen that YouTube video about what the fox says. Soon you'll get to read about it.    Simon & Schuster's Children's Publishing ha..
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Key Largo cat lives with head in jar for a week

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

KEY LARGO — Key Largo Animal Shelter staff had a difficult time rescuing a black and white cat whose head was stuck in a jar, according to CBS Miami. The cat was first seen o..
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Fox costumes selling out for Halloween

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Megan Wood

NEW YORK (AP) - What does the fox say? Ka-ching at the moment, at least for some Halloween costume sellers and two Norwegian TV hosts who asked the question in a goofy video that l..
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Internet users dub picture 'Salute Seen Around the World'

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.-A soldier from Ohio, injured in Afghanistan last week, has received a purple heart for his sacrifice, but it's a picture of the medal ceremony for him that's sprea..
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Italy pasta exec's comments on gays spur anger

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - An executive of the Italy-based pasta maker Barilla has apologized for hurting anyone's "sensitivity" after saying the company would never feature ads depicting gay fam..
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Fla. woman accused of swindling 92-year-old friend

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman is accused of swindling $14,679 from her 92-year-old friend.    The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit.ly/16HGb1k ) reports 59-year-old..
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Gun group plans shotgun giveaway in central Fla.

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A gun group is offering free shotguns to residents in a central Florida neighborhood.    Member of the Armed Citizen Project say arming resident..
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Woman attempting solo row reaches Alaska

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo across the North Pacific Ocean Monday, arriving in Adak in Alaska's Aleutians after 150..
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French fry face-off, Burger King's new fries

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.    The world's No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut ..
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Review: Don't ditch Pandora yet for iTunes Radio

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Now that iTunes Radio has shipped to millions of iPhone and iPad owners, does that mean you should delete Pandora? Not so fast, I say.    Apple's ..
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'Bored' man leads police on high speed chase

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man says he led police on a high-speed chase through Gainesville because he was "bored."    Gainesville police arrested the man Saturday n..
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Popular bathroom wipes blamed for sewer clogs

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BEMUS POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Increasingly popular bathroom wipes - pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable - are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in ..
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Town plans to fire foul-mouthed Pa. police chief

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

GILBERTON, Pa. (AP) - A small-town Pennsylvania police chief's profanity-laced Internet tirades about the Second Amendment and liberals have earned him a measure of notoriety - and..
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Behind the Scenes of "Hump Day"

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

The insurance company linked the middle of the work week and the camel's main trait to make a very popular commercial. Michelle Miller sat down with the team that created the ad.
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Turkey Talk Line to have 1st male spokesman

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - This year if you call Butterball's Turkey Talk Line for some cooking advice, you might get a male voice on the line.    For the first time, Butterbal..
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110 lb. pet tortoise enjoys long walks in the park

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON- What started out as a small gift from a high school boyfriend, turned into a 110 lb. companion. Turbo, a 13-year-old African spur thigh tortoise, takes regular walks with ..
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Device allows heart beat to replace credit cards & passwords

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

New technology will give your heart beat buying power! A Canadian company is developing a wrist watch-type of device that reads your heart beat, with the intention of replacing thi..
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