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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:18 AM PDT

Lego Unveils 'Women of NASA' Set With Astronauts, Scientist

Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA. The 231-piece set features Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space. »

Dunkin' Without the 'Donuts'? Maybe in the Name

Dunkin' is thinking about dumping "Donuts" from its name. A new location of the chain in Pasadena, California, will be simply called Dunkin', a move that parent company Dunkin' Brands Inc. »

Pumpkin Spice Season Has Already Started

Pumpkin spice mania is upon us -- and it's barely August. World Market released its annual pre-ground pumpkin spice coffee Tuesday, according to Today.com, joining plenty of other fall-themed products in grocery... »

World's Largest Suspension Bridge Opens in Switzerland

Hikers can now travel more than a quarter mile on the world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge in Switzerland. The new bridge is part of the two-day Eueopaweg hike. »

25 Pet-Friendly Colleges in America

25 Pet-Friendly Colleges in America

Heading off to college for the first time and leaving the comforts of home can be a difficult transition. And for students leaving an animal companion behind, the move can feel even more difficult. While... »

Mural Honors Late Linkin Park Frontman

Los Angeles artist Jonas Never painted a mural of the late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington on the wall of a Sherman Oaks, California, pizzeria. Never, who has painted many murals around Los Angeles,... »

World Surf Dog Competition Returns to the Bay Area

The World Surf Dog Competition announced its return to the Bay Area for another day of dogs hanging ten. »

MAC Giving Away Free Lipstick on #NationalLipstickDay

One of the world's most popular makeup brands is giving away free lipsticks in celebration of National Lipstick Day on Saturday. »

Boston's 'Skinny House' Was Built on Betrayal and Spite

Sandwiched between two brick and mortar buildings in Boston's North End is the city's famous “Skinny House,” a structure built on betrayal and trust. The property is said to have belonged to two brothers... »

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coca-Cola is giving "Coke Zero" a new name, a new look and a new recipe. The new beverage is "Coca-Cola Zero Sugar" and it'll replace "Coke Zero." The company says the new name is intended to make it... »

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