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100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

AP (Nov. 20, 2014) — Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years on a farm in rural Tennessee, picking cotton and raising four children. She saw the ocean for the first time thanks to her assisted living center and a group that grants wishes to the elderly. (Nov. 20) Video provided by AP
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Kids React to Lammily, The Realistic Barbie Alternative

Kids React to Lammily, The Realistic Barbie Alternative

Buzz60 (Nov. 19, 2014) — Artist Nickolay Lamm's Kickstarter-funded Lammily doll, based on his 'What Would Barbie Look Like as a Real Woman' project, is finally available to buy. Jen Markham explains how the doll's realistic proportions are going over with a test group of second-graders who are used to the impossible measurements of Barbie dolls. Video provided by Buzz60
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Huge Digital Billboard Lit Up in Time Square

Huge Digital Billboard Lit Up in Time Square

AP (Nov. 18, 2014) — A megascreen was lit up Tuesday night in front New York's Marriot Marquis hotel. It's billed as Times Square's biggest and most expensive digital billboard. (Nov. 18) Video provided by AP
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TSA: Leave Fake Chainsaws and Sparklers at Home

TSA: Leave Fake Chainsaws and Sparklers at Home

AP (Nov. 18, 2014) — The TSA displayed thousands of items that were confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at New York's JFK Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items were no-no's. (Nov. 18) Video provided by AP
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