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Couple Leaving Everything in Will to Pet Monkey

Couple Leaving Everything in Will to Pet Monkey

Buzz60 (Feb. 20, 2015) After being kicked out of their families for marrying against their wishes, an Indian couple is leaving their house, land and savings to their pet monkey when they die. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains. Video provided by Buzz60
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Virtual Body-Swapping Could Tackle Racial Bias

Virtual Body-Swapping Could Tackle Racial Bias

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 16, 2015) Psychologists in the UK are using virtual reality to immerse volunteers in a world where they inhabit a body other than their own, in a bid to see if racist attitudes can be reduced. Amy Pollock has more. Video provided by Reuters
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New App Tells You If Your Partner Is Marriage Material

New App Tells You If Your Partner Is Marriage Material

Buzz60 (Feb. 5, 2015) A new app called 'Marriage Material' evaluates your relationship to see if your partner is marriage material. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has the details. Video provided by Buzz60
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Man Saves Pennies For 65 Years

Man Saves Pennies For 65 Years

Rooftop Comedy (Jan. 26, 2015) A man in Texas saved every penny he found for 65 years, and this week he finally cashed them in. Bank tellers at Prosperity Bank in Slaton, Texas were shocked when Ira Keys arrived at their bank with over 500 pounds of loose pennies stored in coffee cans. After more than an hour of sorting and counting, it turned out the 81 year-old was in possession of 81,600 pennies, or $816. And he's got more at home! Video provided by Rooftop Comedy
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