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27 Contact Lenses Removed From A Woman’s Eye

27 Contact Lenses Removed From A Woman’s Eye

  It wasn’t old age, or disease: A “bluish foreign body” that was found in an English woman’s eye turned out to be a mass of contact lenses, surprising medical staff who were preparing the woman, 65, for routine cataract surgery. They report pulling 27 lenses from the woman’s eye. “She was quite shocked,” specialist […]

Stan Lee Honored at Hollywood Hand & Footprint Ceremony

Stan Lee Honored at Hollywood Hand & Footprint Ceremony

Stan Lee, whose Marvel superheroes have dominated popular culture for half a century, was honored Tuesday when he plunged his hands and feet into cement at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theater. In a typically colorful comment, the 94-year-old comic book legend — whose characters include Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America and Thor — joked […]

the most streamed song of all time is… ‘Despacito’

the most streamed song of all time is… ‘Despacito’

“Despacito” means “slowly” in Spanish, but the song’s rise to the top has been anything but slow. In a mere six months after its release date, the hit song made history on Wednesday for being the most streamed track of all time, according to Universal Music Latin Entertainment. The song by Puerto Rican singer Luis […]

Mastercard Overcharging Lawsuit Blocked

Mastercard Overcharging Lawsuit Blocked

A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked by a British court on Friday. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), a newly-empowered court that oversees Britain’s fledgling class action regime, ruled that it would not grant the […]

Does Amazon Mislead Customers?

Does Amazon Mislead Customers?

As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. The FTC is probing a complaint brought by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which looked at some 1,000 products […]

World’s Largest Super Soaker built by Mechanical Engineer

World’s Largest Super Soaker built by Mechanical Engineer

  A mechanical engineer from California built the world’s largest Super Soaker, capable of shattering glass with a forceful stream of water. Mark Rober showed off the capabilities of the 7-foot-long water gun, which holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest Super Soaker, on his YouTube channel by firing highly pressurized streams of […]

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