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Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 12:37 AM EDT

Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to... »

Chick-Fil-A To Offer Gluten-Free Buns

Chick-Fil-A has become the latest fast food chain to offer gluten-free options to its customers. The new gluten-free bun will come wrapped in plastic since the kitchens are not gluten-free. Customers who pay the »

Advertisers Strive to Show 'Real Dads'

Advertisers Strive to Show 'Real Dads'

"Diapers don’t care who change them." That's the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble's #WeSeeEqual campaign from March,... »

The Costs Of Being A Dad

The Costs Of Being A Dad

Welcome to parenthood. You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to... »

Where to Celebrate National Lobster Day in New York City

Where to Celebrate National Lobster Day in New York City

Happy National Lobster Day, seafood lovers! »

Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals

With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals. »

Kevin Spacey Serves Up Solo Show at Arthur Ashe Stadium

Kevin Spacey Serves Up Solo Show at Arthur Ashe Stadium

The Tony host brings his one-man production about progressive trial lawyer Clarence Darrow to the Flushing tennis venue, which is transformed for the first time into a theater. »

An Art Exhibit Designed Just for Dogs is Opening in NYC

An Art Exhibit Designed Just for Dogs is Opening in NYC

dOGUMENTA, an art exhibit specifically for dogs, is coming to New York City this summer. »

Houdini's Tricked-Out NYC Townhouse Hits Market for $4.6M

The magical Harlem townhouse where Harry Houdini lived with his wife for the last 22 years of his life is on the market for the first time in nearly three decades. Cloaked in historic mystery, the... »

'White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash

'White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash

An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered... »

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