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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 05:13 AM CDT

Home Where Witch Trials Victim John Proctor Lived for Sale

A Massachusetts house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. The 3,910-square-foot home built in 1638 was once the home of John Proctor... »

Bottle of Wine Sells for a Record $558,000

Bottle of Wine Sells for a Record $558,000

A 73-year-old bottle of French Burgundy became the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at auction, fetching $558,000. The bottle of 1945 Romanee-Conti sold at Sotheby's for more than 17 times its original... »

From 'Special Seed' to 2,170-Pound Winning Pumpkin

From 'Special Seed' to 2,170-Pound Winning Pumpkin

"One special seed" and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants... »

General Mills Brings Back Iconic Fruity-Shaped Trix Cereal

General Mills Brings Back Iconic Fruity-Shaped Trix Cereal

Silly rabbit, these Trix are for 90s kids. General Mills announced Monday that it is bringing back its classic Trix fruity-shaped cereal. "Trix cereal is beloved by our fans, and we heard loud and clear... »

Just Dunkin': Dunkin' Donuts to Change Its Name

Dunkin' is dropping the donuts - from its name, anyway. Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself "Dunkin'" to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks. The... »

Pero Que Funny!: How Latino Content Creators Impact Society

If you’re on social media, chances are you’ve heard of these guys: LeJuan James, Jenny Lorenzo and the Chonga Girls. Their hilarious viral videos reach millions of people every day. »

7 Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes

Follow these tips to save money on this year’s Halloween costumes. »

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

October means fall is here, and Halloween is right around the corner. It's also time for retailers to start rolling out their plans for the holiday shopping season, including when they'll be opening doors for... »

New Hampshire Pumpkin Deemed Heaviest in North America

A New Hampshire man has grown a pumpkin that appears to be the largest in the nation. An organization that serves as the worldwide governing body for pumpkin-growing contests says Steve Geddes of Boscawen... »

Score! Scrabble Dictionary Adds 'OK,' 'Ew' to Official Play

Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few. Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of "The Official... »

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