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Jan. 25, 2015 at 12:45 PM EST (AP Photo/Weather Underground)

Social Media Reaction: Crippling blizzard threatens the Northeast

A massive winter storm is headed for New England with Blizzard conditions and 2-3 feet of snow possible in many spots.  Here is some notable social media reaction to the storm <div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens" target="_blank">View the story "Social Media Reaction: Crippling blizzard threatens the ...

How technology is ruining snow days for students

A "snow day" doesn’t always mean a day off from school. Sometimes, students are still expected in class. "Schools are still closing, mostly, when the weather is frightful. But now more and more districts are setting up what they call virtual classrooms; requiring students to work from home on laptops and ...

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Asteroid to pass by Earth Monday

An asteroid the size of five football fields is expected to pass by Earth Monday, according to NASA. It will be visible through strong binoculars – absolutely worth a look. At the closest point, asteroid 2004 BL86 will be 1.2 million kilometers which – about three times the distance from ...

No, a Google exec did not predict an Internet apocalypse

A scroll through tech headlines earlier this week might have given you the impression that the Internet will soon be dead and gone. That's because Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said this at the World Economic Forum on Thursday. "The Internet will disappear," Schmidt said. Yeah, that sounds scary. I mean, how ...

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' tackles 'deflate-gate' scandal

This weekend's "Saturday Night Live" tackled the latest big NFL controversy – "deflate-gate." >> Read more trending stories In the skit, cast member Taran Killam played New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and Beck Bennett posed as head coach Bill Belichick. Watch the full video above or click here. For the ...

'American Sniper': The truths and myths about Chris Kyle

It seems since its Christmas Day release, Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper," based on the life of Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer, Chris Kyle, has continued to be the subject of both criticism and praise.  So how accurate was Bradley Cooper's portrayal of Kyle? We'll dispel some of the myths and make a few notes about ...

'Po Pimp' homework assignment angers parents

Parents in Newton County, Georgia, told Atlanta's WSB-TV that they were upset when their fourth-grader came home with a worksheet that included the phrase "Po Pimp." "Po Pimp" is the name of a 1996 Do or Die song that features rapper Twista and R&B singer Johnny P. Scott Tolleson went to the ...

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What's more nutritious, orange juice or an orange? It's complicated

When it comes to nutrition, should you drink your orange or eat it? The general advice is to opt for the fruit, since juices are stripped of the fiber – which most us don't get enough of — in whole fruit. And let's face it: Most juice contains a lot ...

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Birth control, brain tumors may be linked

A new study has concluded the use of certain types of birth control may be linked to an increased risk of developing a rare type of brain cancer, known as glioma. Women younger than 50 with glioma "were 90 percent more likely to have been using hormonal contraceptives for five ...

'Deflate-gate': Belichick says Patriots 'followed the rules'

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Saturday again addressed the NFL's "deflate-gate" controversy, describing how his team prepares its footballs and defending his players from rumors that they are cheaters. "At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to ...

FBI searches for suspect in Atlanta airport bomb threats

The search is on for the person who claimed bombs were on board two Atlanta-bound planes, WSB-TV reports. Fighter jets escorted two planes to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday afternoon, where they were met by a bomb squad and federal agents. WSB-TV’s Mark Winne broke the news of the bomb ...

Apps give you 'invisible boyfriend' – or girlfriend – for $25 a month

The Internet has given us so much already — great communication tools, pizza ordering without picking up a phone and more. Now, it will give you a boyfriend or girlfriend. The apps Invisible Boyfriend and Invisible Girlfriend claim to give you "real-world and social proof that you’re in a relationship — ...

This Monroe man caught the game winning touchdown ball after Jermaine Kearse spiked it. See the touchdown frame by frame here &gt;&gt;&nbsp;http://kiro.tv/KearseTD-PHOTOS

Fan returns NFC Championship ball to Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse

Seattle Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse has "The Ball" back. http://twitter.com/DeborahKIRO7/status/558769140207333376 The fan who caught Kearse's game-winning touchdown ball at the NFC Championship met with Kearse at the Seahawks' practice facility Friday afternoon and traded Kearse the ball for a signed game-worn jersey, according to Seattle's KIRO-TV. >> Read more trending stories ...

Rihanna, Kanye and McCartney release new song

Rihanna has released a new song with Kanye West and Paul McCartney entitled "Four Five Seconds." According to EOnline, the surprise announcement came Saturday afternoon on Rihanna's website. The track features the Beatles legend on guitar and West's rapping skills. "Now I'm four, five seconds from wildin'/And we got three ...

Lethal injection procedure to go before Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge against Oklahoma’s lethal injection program, and whether it violates the 8th Amendment's protection against cruel and unusual punishment. Oklahoma uses three drugs when administering lethal injections — midazolam, an anesthetic, vecuronium bromide, a paralytic, and finally, potassium chloride, which stops the heart. ...

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