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If you see someone with a semicolon on their body, here's what it really means

You may or may not have seen these drawings and tattoos of semicolons while browsing one of your social media feeds, but they contain a deeper meaning than you may think.Amy Bluel of Green Bay, Wisconsin lost her father to suicide in 2013.  She wanted to honor her father as well as raise awareness for mental health issues by starting the non-profit organization Project Semicolon.  The goal of the project is to restore hope and confidence in people who are troubled by addiction, depression,self-harm, and suicide.
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Success Kid is trying to get his dad a new kidney

Everyone knows this lovable little guy as "Success Kid", an internet meme that went viral nearly five years ago and still popular to this day.  Well, even memes grow up.  Sammy Griner, now eight years old, is asking for the internet's help.  His dad, Justin Griner, is trying to crowdfund his treatment and find a liver donor.At first, Justin's wife, Laney, didn't want to mention their internet-famous son during their fundraising because she wanted the focus to be primarily on her husband.  But then she figured mentioning it would add a positive boost and help her husband to get the treatment he needs.
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How 'X' became the universal symbol for a kiss

The letter X has become more than just the 24th letter in our modern alphabet throughout the years.  From crossing items off a list to X marks the spot, the letter X is also used to symbolize a common human interaction, the kiss.
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Fake Apple employees promoting Microsoft products

Imagine asking an Apple Store employee for advice and getting a response that their products are no good and you should buy Microsoft products instead.  That's exactly what happened to these Apple customers who ran into the four pranksters, known as NelkFilmz on YouTube.It doesn't take long for a few of the actual employees to catch on to these pranksters' antics, but it's still a hilarious video.  There are a few parts where it looks like the customer is actually going to take their advice and leave.
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This cloud lamp creates a thunderstorm in your bedroom, and it's the coolest thing ever!

It's hard getting out of bed in the morning.  Now, with the soothing lights and sounds from this cloud lamp, it's going to be even more difficult.  If you're having sleepless nights, say goodbye to them.Richard Clarkson Studio created a thunderstorm cloud, cloud-smart, containing full motion sensors and a high quality speaker system.  You can control the cloud's sounds and its sensitivity to movements around it.  It uses a Philips LED light to simulate a real thunderstorm!
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Death Star fire pit by Big Sky Backyards

A friend of mine sent me this photo earlier and I thought I should share it.  Pretty awesome Death Star fire pit, or "fire ball" I should say.  This beauty was designed and fabricated by Big Sky Backyards, who also creates custom signs, ranch entrances, steel wood racks, and more.
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Solar powered plane takes off on historic round-the-world trip

The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi this week, beginning its journey around the world in a historic attempt to navigate the world without the use of fossil fuels.The aircraft will fly for 25 days over a five month period, traveling about 21,700 miles total at speeds of approximately 28 mph, and an altitude of 28,000 feet during the day and 5,000 feet at night.
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Bruised woman on billboard heals as people pay attention to her

A new billboard campaign that launched in London is hoping to open a few eyes about domestic violence with a use of facial recognition technology.This billboard, installed at Canary Wharf, depicts a woman with a bruised face that changes and heals as passersby stop and heed the words "Look at me".
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These adult-sized wombs could take over the meditation world

If you're looking for a way to meditate, both physically and mentally, you've found it!  This flotation therapy device allows you to lay naked and face-up in a tank of water at temperatures matching your skin, about 94 degrees Fahrenheit, with a high concentration of Epsom salt.  You see nothing, hear nothing, or feel nothing.This hydrotherapy process is also known as Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique (REST).  This practice has been around since the 1950's and is now resurfacing in modern meditation.
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LEGOLAND California creates their very own Death Star

That's no moon... That's a LEGO Space Station!  The folks over at LEGOLAND California are updating their LEGO Star Wars Miniland display in advance for the LEGO Star Wars Days on March 7th and 8th.  On March 5th, they will be unveiling a giant Miniland-scale Death Star, complete with a trench run battle.
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