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If your curiosity is never satisfied and you are the ringer on every trivia game you ever play, Stuff You Should Know has a treasure trove of random - and probably useless - information for your ever-absorbent mind. Learn how bullfighting, music sampling, daylight savings and silly putty works.
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Wednesday, January 1 2014 4:57 PM EST2014-01-01 21:57:25 GMT
(RNN) - Tis the season for New Year's Resolutions. For many, the New Year is a time to invest in a new you. Maybe you want to get in shape, become a chef or speak fluent French in 2013. You could alwaysFull Story >
Tis the season for New Year's resolutions. For many, the new year is a time to invest in a new you.Full Story >
Tuesday, December 31 2013 2:15 PM EST2013-12-31 19:15:34 GMT
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The modern tradition began in 1929, when it was used between big band leader Guy Lombardo's radio programs out of Roosevelt Hotel in New York.Full Story >
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >
Friday, March 7 2014 8:01 PM EST2014-03-08 01:01:45 GMT
Police say that one person is dead following a shooting in Over the Rhine on Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Friday on Hamer Street. Little information is known at this time.Full Story >
Police say that a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Over the Rhine while fixing his car on Friday evening. Full Story >
Saturday, March 8 2014 11:39 PM EST2014-03-09 04:39:49 GMT
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A local Marine is dead after a shooting in southern California on Sunday evening. Police say that 26-year-old Steven Kohus, of Morrow, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene in Twentynine Palms, Calif.Full Story >
Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.Full Story >
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located...Full Story >
China's foreign minister sounded a note of defiance to the country's neighbors Saturday over rival territorial claims, and said good relations with Washington depend on mutual respect.Full Story >
China will never make concessions in territorial disputes with its neighbors, while good relations with the U.S. depend on Washington respecting Beijing's sovereignty claims, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.Full Story >
Thursday, February 3 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-02-03 22:19:13 GMT
New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >