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Move over, Zuckerberg. Florida resident Zachary Marks, 11, began his own social network, called Grom Social, after his parents banned him from using Facebook.

Grom Social is designed specifically for children.


Marks had a Facebook account for roughly a week despite being two years too young to join the site, having lied about his age to create an account.

When his parents discovered that he may have been engaging in risky online activities, they pulled the plug. At that point, he came up with a plan.

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Did Kim Jong Un's wife Ri Sol Ju give birth? Was she even pregnant?

As always, details are sketchy when you're dealing with North Korea.

A seemingly pregnant belly sported by the wife of the rogue state's baby-faced dictator in mid-December appeared to be gone by New Year's Day.

That's sent South Korean media into a frenzy of speculation.

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Giraffes are plant-eating animals with cute faces who people rarely gawk at in fear of any kind.

The giant beasts just stand around, munch on leaves and go about their peaceful business, right? Most of the time.

But as part of a promotion for a new series titled Africa, Discovery has released a video of a brawl between two giraffes that the channel is billing as "the most violent giraffe fight ever filmed."

We're not sure what its competition for such an honor would be, but the neck-whipping below is worth a viewing:

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Glenn Beck Tweeted earlier this week, "Before Al-Jazeera bought Current TV, TheBlaze looked into buying it but we were rejected by progressive owners."

Amazingly, this is 100 percent true.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Beck's The Blaze approached Current about buying the struggling channel last year, but was turned down on ideological grounds.

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Beck was reportedly told that "the legacy of who the network goes to is important to us and we are sensitive to networks not aligned with our point of view."

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Man. Earth.

The battle is on, and it is epic ... as a one-sided romp can be. In this amazing video, YouTube user Steve Cutts illustrates the fight between humankind and the planet.

Who will prevail? Watch all three-and-a-half minutes of the sad but enlightening video to find out, and be impressed by Cutts' artwork every step of the way ...

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A woman died on a plane from Brazil en route to Dallas this morning, reports indicate.

She was pronounced dead on the plane; the AA flight was then diverted to Houston.

AA Flight

Flight 962 from Sao Paulo to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport landed instead at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

A medical emergency was reported inside the Boeing 777 aircraft.

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In a trial that may one day rival Casey Anthony's in terms of sensationalist media coverage, Jodi Ann Arias is finally face trial on murder charges.

Nearly five years after she allegedly killed boyfriend Travis Alexander.

Jodi Ann Arias, Travis Alexander

Arias, now 32, is accused of shooting the 30-year-old motivational speaker and legal insurance salesman in the face and then stabbing him 27 times.

To finish him off, she then is accused of slitting his throat, ear to ear.

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A trio of coyotes attacked a man in Kent, Washington this week - and now he wants to warn his neighbors about the presence of these dangerous animals.

Faron Scarberry resides next door to a school and told reporters that he was walking his pet pug when a coyote "lunged up towards" him and the dog.

Coyote attack

"I kind of pushed it away with my hand and its front claws scratched my hand and wrist,” Scarberry said. “Then one of them grabbed me by the pant leg and started shaking my leg so I just started kicking and hitting at them to get them off of me and they ran back under the fence.”

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You've got some awfully absurd shoes to fill, 2013.

This awesome photo on Reddit pretty much sums up the year we just closed the book on in one image combining many of the best memes of 2012.

Who knew Grumpy Cat was so ripped. YOLO!

2012 Photo

Appropriately, PSY claims he's retiring "Gangnam Style" in 2013. Time to turn the page, world. What will the new year bring in terms of Internet phenomena?

Only time and Reddit will tell.

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Did Neil Armstrong lie about his famous Moon landing speech?

In a new documentary, the late astronaut's brother claims the "one small step for man" line was not improvised, as Neil claimed, and may also have been botched.

Neil Armstrong died in August at the age of 82.

Dean Armstrong, interviewed for a BBC documentary on the moon landing, said his brother drew up a version of the speech months before 1969's Apollo 11 mission.

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