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How our universe grew up

It's hard to describe billions of years of cosmic history. But scientists have used a code to create a model of how the universe as we know it today might have evolved.

Is Lego the next Disney?

Lego has come a long way from just selling tubs of plastic bricks. It has weathered near bankruptcy to become the world's most profitable toy manufacturer. Lego is seemingly everywhere these days.

KY man makes amazing art using ball-point pens

A Kentucky man is making a name for himself as an artist. And he's using an unusual tool for his works, simple ball-point pens.

Bear delays classes at New Jersey high school

Parents can rest easy after wildlife officials captured a black bear outside a New Jersey school. Classes at Phillipsburg High School were delayed until the bear could be caught Friday morning.

12 best U.S. movie locations to visit

Nothing against L.A. studios, the Manhattan skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and those tax-credit incentive states -- "Lights, Camera, Georgia!" -- that know how to reel in a big movie production.

Is there such thing as a comfortable airplane seat?

There is no shortage of adjectives one can apply to airline seats: uncomfortable, bulky, cramped, outdated and -- from an airline's point of view -- overpriced. It's no wonder then that many carriers are looking to make a change.

Shoes with GPS will help caregivers with Alzheimer's patients

Spring is finally here! Time to get outside and enjoy the weather. But what if you were terrified someone you loved would do just that, would take a walk outside and get lost because they suffer from Alzheimer’s?

Last minute gifts for Mom that keep on giving

It's not too late to give your mother an unforgettable gift for Mother's Day ... and you can do it all online.

5 questions you need to ask before surgery

Preparing for surgery can be stressful and overwhelming. Feelings of uneasiness are common, but you don't have to feel that way.

Nearly half of all home sales are all-cash deals

Want to buy a home? Better be carrying lots of cash.