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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 09:57 AM CST

Holiday Fact Check: Is Eating Snow Ever a Good Idea?

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. »

Safety Group Releases 'Worst Toys' List for 2018 Holidays

Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, Pillow Pets and Nerf guns may all seem like good holiday gifts for children, but one group is warning otherwise. World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as WATCH, released the 2018... »

Homeowners Give 2018 Rock Center Tree Last Hug Before Chop

The 72-foot tall, 12-ton Norway Spruce that will be the 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was cut down from its home in upstate New York Thursday and will head to the city for its new home in the Plaza. »

Target Plans to Open Its Doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target Plans to Open Its Doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target on Thursday said it will open its doors earlier on Thanksgiving this year, as it expects throngs of shoppers to head to its stores across the U.S. after an early turkey dinner to shop its deals. »

Leonardo da Vinci’s Manuscript Brought to Florence

Leonardo da Vinci’s famous manuscript, The Codex Leicester, has returned to Florence for an exhibit honoring the artist’s life. »

Frank, Barbara Sinatra Auction to Include 20-Carat Diamond Ring

Frank, Barbara Sinatra Auction to Include 20-Carat Diamond Ring

More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction. Sotheby's on Monday unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara... »

Eat Your Heart Out at the Pizza Museum

Eat Your Heart Out at the Pizza Museum

There is now a museum for pizza lovers everywhere that's popped-up in arguably America's pizza capital, New York City. The Museum of Pizza is dedicated to all things cheese and sauce, but there's more to... »

Miami Mansion Seen in Lil Wayne, Rick Ross Videos Listed for $12.9M

Miami Mansion Seen in Lil Wayne, Rick Ross Videos Listed for $12.9M

This sprawling mansion has been the backdrop for plenty of Miami music videos, but you don’t need to be a rapper or musician to get your hands on this property. »

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Pecan Resist Flavor Ahead of Midterms

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is taking a stand against what it calls the Trump administration's regressive policies by rebranding one of its flavors Pecan Resist. The company and its founders unveiled... »

Latin American Music Awards Red Carpet Looks

Latin American Music Awards Red Carpet Looks

See the best looks that graced the Red Carpet at the Latin American Music Awards. »

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