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Why Videos Go Viral

Kevin Allocca is the “trends manager” at YouTube, which means, as he says, he watches YouTube videos for a living — and then thinks about why they become popular. In this TED Talk, Allocca runs through a series of viral video hits and attempts to explain why they became popular. While it’s not [...]

Amputee Trips Up Robber

A Massachusetts man is being hailed a hero for lending a leg when people were in need. Steve Cornell was using an ATM, at a Middleton store last night, when he saw a man inside pointing a gun at the stores manager. When the gunman ran out the door, Cornell tripped him, giving the manager enough time [...]