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Shauna has been writing and editing things for cash and prizes for well over a decade, and while her first love is pop culture and celebrity dish, she's also done work for Fortune 500 companies and even written a book. Feel free to contact her at goldengateblond at the gmail -- but keep in mind she really hates people who refer to themselves in the third person, so never ever do that with her. Seriously. (Man, does she hate that.)
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Google Doodle Honors Groundbreaking Scientist Marie Curie [VIDEO]

To celebrate the 144th anniversary of  pioneering scientist Marie Curie's birth, Google dedicated its latest creative doodle to her -- giving the famed researcher a spot among other great "doodled" minds like Thomas Edison, "father of genetics" Gregor Mendel and "Vitamin C" scientist Albert Szent-Györgyi.

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Watch an Excellent Mashup of Some of 2011′s Biggest Pop Hits [VIDEO]

Last summer, mashup artists Kurt Schneider and Sam Tsui released their 'Summer Pop Medley,' racking up more than three million views on YouTube in the process.

Now the producer and singer are back with 'Summer Medley 2011,' in which they deftly blend snippets from Lady Gaga's 'The Edge of Glory,' Katy Perry's 'Last Friday Night,' the LMFAO singalong 'Party Rock Anthem' and more of 2011's biggest pop hits into one smooth four-minute creation.

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National Geographic Explains How We Got to Seven Billion People [VIDEO]

Recently, the world welcomed its seven-billionth person. But what does it all mean?

In a stylish video titled 'World Population: A National Geographic Tour,' the nature magazine stalwart puts things in perspective with tidbits about how many people are born and how many die every second of every day, the average human lifespan, and the growing popularity of "mega-cities."

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Man Creates Grisly Chest Wound Halloween Costume With iPads [VIDEO]

In what may be the trippiest Halloween costume ever, Mark Rober, a mechanical engineer at NASA, connected two iPads using FaceTime, with each one displaying the image from the front-view camera on the other, and attached them to the front and back of his torso.

The end result makes it appear as though you're looking right through a hole in his midsection.

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Switzerland Holds First-Ever European Rabbit Hopping Championship

When you think of steeplechase events, you probably think of horses. But a new trend may make you think again.

Swiss organizers just held the first-ever European Kanin Hop Championships, in which 50 rabbits competed on a course with several small jumps and vied to be the first to cross the finish line as hundreds of spectators looked on.

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San Francisco, Boston Among Best Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Everyone thinks their neighborhood is the best for trick-or-treating. But the folks at real estate site Zillow have actually compiled a list of the best cities for scoring some 'tricks or treats' this Halloween.

In creating its third annual Trick-or-Treat Index, Zillow considered factors such as median home values, crime rates, population density and overall "walkability" when choosing the 20 best urban areas in which to gather candy on October 31.

So how does your city measure up?

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Get Inspired with 500 Years of Halloween Costumes [CHART]

You may have seen some of the year's hottest costumes and decided they're not for you. Maybe you're someone who goes for the classics like vampires or ghosts. Or maybe you're just a history buff who simply wants to pay homage to your favorite bygone era, but you're stumped for ideas.

Search no longer. The artistically-gifted folks at DailyInfographic are giving you an assist. They put their heads together with retailer HalloweenExpress to create this very cool visual representation of centuries of costumes and their inspiration.

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Watch ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ Before It Premieres

Following the lead of several networks who built buzz for their new shows by releasing the pilots online for free, ABC has released the first episode of its new fairy-tale drama 'Once Upon A Time' on the Web.

The network commissioned a deal with IMDB.com to stream the entire hour-long program premiere in its entirety ahead of its October 23 air-date.

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Married Couple of 72 Years Dies Holding Hands

Gordon Yeager, 94, and his wife Norma, 90, were married for 72 years. And on Wednesday of last week, the Des Moines, Iowa couple were in a terrible car accident that took both their lives.

But they didn't die on the scene -- they died in side-by-side hospital beds, holding hands, exactly one hour apart.

It's okay. You can cry. We sure did.

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Google Doodle Honors Legendary Disney Artist Mary Blair [VIDEO]

Friday's Google Doodle should delight not just Disney fans, but anyone with an interest in graphic design.

As an early animator and concept artist for Disney, the late Mary Blair provided the look of Disney classics like 'Alice in Wonderland,' 'Cinderella' and 'Peter Pan.'

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Firefighters Use Mouth-To-Nose Respiration To Save Dog’s Life In Gut-Wrenching Photos

What's better than a firefighter? Two animal-loving firefighter with huge hearts.

On Tuesday in Wausau, Wisconsin, firefighters Jamie Giese and Jared Thompson were responding to a residential blaze when they found the homeowner's seven-year-old yellow Labrador, Coda, trapped inside. Once they got him out, they performed mouth-to-nose respiration and gave him oxygen -- despite having no formal training in animal rescue.

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