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Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:39 PM EST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:28 AM EST

Finding a Great Cheesesteak in London

Finding a Great Cheesesteak in London

With the Sixers playing in London today, we set out to test a cheesesteak joint with legit Philly ties. And it turned out... good!

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 02:37 PM EST

Firefighters Rescue Pa. Man Pinned by Huge Ice Chunk

Firefighters Rescue Pa. Man Pinned by Huge Ice Chunk

Fire officials say a Pennsylvania man was lucky to survive being pinned by a nearly 7-foot chunk of ice that he knocked off the side of his house.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 08:14 PM EST

Kid Wit: Philly Dad Measures Baby's Growth With Cheesesteaks

Kid Wit: Philly Dad Measures Baby's Growth With Cheesesteaks

A Philadelphia father put the city's signature sandwich to use in a whole new way: measuring his baby's size in cheesesteaks.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:48 AM EST

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Felipe Rodriguez says he thought he was hallucinating when an eagle snatched his sister's little white dog from her yard, flapped its massive wings and disappeared over the trees. Did he really just see...

Monday, Jan 1, 2018 at 04:27 PM EST

New Year's Babies Born in South Jersey

New Year's Babies Born in South Jersey

The very first babies of 2018 have arrived in South Jersey.

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 06:48 PM EST

Words Banned for the New Year? 'Fake News' Gets Top Vote

Words Banned for the New Year? 'Fake News' Gets Top Vote

Let me ask you this: Would a story that unpacks a list of tiresome words and phrases be impactful or a nothingburger? Worse, could it just be fake news? Northern Michigan's Lake Superior State University on...

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 01:17 PM EST

'Heeey, Goo Goo!' Italian Grandmother Meets Google Home

'Heeey, Goo Goo!' Italian Grandmother Meets Google Home

An 85-year-old Italian grandmother tries out Google Home, and our hearts melt.

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 03:19 PM EST

Watch: Suspect Drives Off Pier in Failed Bid to Escape Cops

Watch: Suspect Drives Off Pier in Failed Bid to Escape Cops

What is one way to escape the police? Timofey Erofeeff's bid to out race the police failed when the 27-year-old drove a Ford pickup truck off a pier and into frigid waters in Astoria, Oregon, authorities...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:41 PM EST

Man Accidentally Lights House on Fire Trying to Thaw Pipes

Man Accidentally Lights House on Fire Trying to Thaw Pipes

A Bensalem man's attempt to unfreeze pipes in his home nearly cost him the house when the heater he was using sparked a fire.

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