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The world’s new largest balloon animal is just a big wiener dog

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If you’re going to break the world record for largest balloon animal constructed by an individual, you might as well go back to basics.

That’s probably what Jeremy Telford was thinking when he created an enormous, 65-foot-long, 35-foot-high balloon wiener dog in four days.

Built with 8,867 balloons, the wiener dog is, of course, the most iconic of the balloon animals, a factor Telford considered while planning the build. Read…

Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran have a little Twitter beef of their own

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While the Internet freaked out over Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift’s supposed Twitter “feud,” Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran were starting their own personal beef.

First, a bit of backstory: After MTV announced the nominees for the 2015 Video Music Awards, Minaj hit Twitter to protest the lack of nominations for her “Anaconda” music video, which broke Vevo’s 24-hour streaming record. “Anaconda” received nominations for Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hop Video; her clip with Beyonc

How the ongoing El Nino compares to the mother of all El Nino events

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How the ongoing El Nino compares to the mother of all El Nino events

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Taylor Swift responds to Nicki Minaj’s tweets about VMAs ‘Anaconda’ snub

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Nicki Minaj woke up Tuesday to discover that “Anaconda” has been nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards’ Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hip Video, but she was surprised the video was left out of the race for Video of the Year and Best Choreography.

Minaj, who said she was thankful for her two nominations, expressed her disappointment in tweets explaining the video’s impact on pop culture last year. The video notably broke Vevo’s 24-hour streaming record, previously held by Miley Cyrus’…

Taylor Swift responds to Nicki Minaj’s tweets about VMAs ‘Anaconda’ snub

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Nicki Minaj woke up Tuesday to discover that “Anaconda” has been nominated for the MTV Video Music Awards’ Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hip Video, but she was surprised the video was left out of the race for Video of the Year and Best Choreography.

Minaj, who said she was thankful for her two nominations, expressed her disappointment in tweets explaining the video’s impact on pop culture last year. The video notably broke Vevo’s 24-hour streaming record, previously held by Miley Cyrus’…

Record-breaking July storms sweep into drought-stricken California

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Moisture from a decaying tropical storm and milder-than-average ocean temperatures sent humidity levels in drought-stricken California soaring this weekend. It also sparked multiple rounds of thunderstorms in San Diego and the San Francisco Bay area

Tropical moisture from what was once Hurricane Dolores prompted flood watches to be issued across the Southwest, from California to Utah and western Colorado

Los Angeles and San Diego…

Record-breaking July storms sweep into drought-stricken California

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Moisture from a decaying tropical storm and milder-than-average ocean temperatures sent humidity levels in drought-stricken California soaring this weekend. It also sparked multiple rounds of thunderstorms in San Diego and the San Francisco Bay area

Tropical moisture from what was once Hurricane Dolores prompted flood watches to be issued across the Southwest, from California to Utah and western Colorado

Los Angeles and San Diego…

J.K. Rowling says Hogwarts is free, so stop trying to guess how much tuition costs

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Over the years, many Muggles have devoted themselves to the painstaking task of figuring out how many galleons it would take to buy yourself a year at Hogwarts. Most recently, Mic calculated that tuition costs $43,031, plus an additional $1,031 for school supplies.

But J.K. Rowling can never resist an opportunity to tell someone they’re wrong on Twitter, so she set the record straight

Rowling clarifies that…

J.K. Rowling says Hogwarts is free, so stop trying to guess how much tuition costs

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Over the years, many Muggles have devoted themselves to the painstaking task of figuring out how many galleons it would take to buy yourself a year at Hogwarts. Most recently, Mic calculated that tuition costs $43,031, plus an additional $1,031 for school supplies.

But J.K. Rowling can never resist an opportunity to tell someone they’re wrong on Twitter, so she set the record straight

Rowling clarifies that…