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Whoa: Morgan Doodled A Really Realistic-Looking Eye

Everyone already knows that Morgan is essentially the most perfect person at Alton B. Parker High School, but just when we thought she couldn’t get any more talented, Morgan’s gone and blown us all away yet again. This morning, Morgan doodled a totally realistic-looking eye in the margin of her history notes. Um, of course she did. Is there anything Morgan can’t do well? The eye, which Morgan drew during Ms. Cho’s second-period class, looks completely life-like, down to the individual eyelashes that Morgan put around the upper and lower…

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‘I looked at it, and it was moving’: Worm in woman’s eye leads to unique discovery

(CNN)Imagine looking into your irritated eye for a pesky eyelash, only to pull out a translucent, wiggling worm nearly a half inch long. Now, imagine doing that not once but 14 times. “My left eye just got really irritated and red, and my eyelid was droopy,” Beckley remembered. “I was getting migraines too, and I was like, ‘What is going on?’ “ She’d been suffering for five days when the ship finally returned to port. Beckley found a good mirror and looked closely into her eye, never expecting what she…

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Omarosa Dishes On Mike Pence: ‘He Thinks Jesus Tells Him To Say Things’

On Monday’s episode of “Celebrity Big Brother,” the former White House Office of Public Liaison communications director warned her housemates that “as bad as y’all think Trump is, you would be worried about Pence.” “We would be begging for the days of Trump back if Pence became president,” she added. “(Pence is) extreme. I’m Christian. I love Jesus. But he thinks Jesus tells him to say things. I’m like, ‘Jesus isn’t saying that.’” Newman also issued a warning about President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration, which she claimed was “getting…

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Would Delivery Drones Be All That Efficient? Depends Where You Live

If the idea of swarms of delivery drones dropping packages all over our cities started out as a joke, for some reason the punchline hasn’t landed yet. Amazon applied for a patent in 2015 for a command center, like a beehive, plopped into your city, which isn’t a worrying metaphor at all. Google has its own program in the works, which at least for the moment involves delivering burritos. Again, if this is a joke, it’s got a very long fuse. Forget about the insane logistics of such a system…

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The follow-up to ‘UNO,’ ‘DOS,’ is a brand new take on card games

Image: lili sams/mashable There’s a sequel to the card game UNO — it’s appropriately called DOS. DOS is a new take on UNO that uses a similar system of numbered and colored cards, but this time around players have two card piles to choose from for playing cards and win after earning enough points, not by putting down all of their cards. Of course, you’re also supposed to call out “DOS” if you have two cards in your hand. SEE ALSO: These guys combined Connect Four and golf in one…

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Self-styled ‘paedophile hunters’ revealed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC News NI’s Kevin Magee tries to speak to Sharon Shanks Some of the leaders of self-styled paedophile-hunting groups operating in Northern Ireland have been identified for the first time. There are increasing concerns about the methods many of the groups use, and their lack of accountability. The so-called paedophile-hunting groups target people online who they believe are sexual predators. They confront them and broadcast the encounter live on the internet, then call the police. ‘On whose authority?’ Former senior police officer…

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House collapses ‘from roof to basement’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows collapsed London house The front of a house has collapsed “from the roof to basement level”. Firefighters were called to West Hampstead, north-west London, at 12:06 GMT and requested the help of the police to cordon off Sumatra Road. Ten people were evacuated from neighbouring properties, London Fire Brigade said. The London Ambulance Service sent an ambulance crew and an incident responder, but said there were no patients to treat at the scene. A spokesperson added: “There has been a…

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Artist Makes More Realistic Versions Of Cartoon Characters, And The Result Is Amazing

Tatiana is a 19-year-old self-taught digital artist that is better known on the internet as TatiMoons. Lately, she has been gaining more attention due to her realistic takes on popular cartoon characters, such as The Powerpuff Girls or Sailor Moon. The artist has created digital paintings since June 2016, but she was interested in drawing from a very young age. Take a look at some of the realistic digital portraits by this talented artist and vote for your favorites. Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/realistic-cartoon-characters-illustrations-tatimoons/

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On-demand dog walking app Wag raises $300 million from SoftBank Vision Fund

The SoftBank Vision Fund has struck again. This time, it’s investing $300 million in on-demand walking and dog care startup Wag. Wag has also brought on Hilary Schneider, formerly of identity theft protection company LifeLock, to serve as the company’s new chief executive officer. Last year, Wag was reportedly in talks with a handful of investors, including NEA and Kleiner Perkins, The Information reported last week. SoftBank was interested, but reportedly didn’t want to invest in a round less than $300 million. That’s when NEA and Kleiner Perkins reportedly dropped out….

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