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Ringling Bros. Circus Will Eliminate Elephant Acts by 2018

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is putting an end to its elephant acts.

The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the acts will be phased out completely by 2018. Widespread public concern about how the animals are treated led to Feld's decision.

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Category: Grand Rapids News, News
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Nine Inch Nails and Angel & Airwaves’ Ilan Rubin’s Unveil New Song, ‘We Rise, We Fall’

Ilan Rubin is gearing up to drop Exhibit B, his fourth solo effort under the stage name the New Regime, later this month.

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Category: Interviews, Music, News
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Sixx: A.M.’s James Michael Talks Band’s Evolution, Playing Live, Future Plans

Sixx: A.M.'s James Michael speaks with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the band's evolution, their future plans and playing live.

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Inside The Workshops Of The Worlds Only Commercially Available Full Size Robot Maker
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AP Will Be Using Computers to Write NCAA Sports Stories

The future is here! The Associated Press just announced that no longer will humans be needed to cover NCAA games, since they've partnered with a company called Automated Insights to have computers do it.

The upside: AP will now be able to cover all the games that happen, and the little schools won't feel so left out.

The downside: Computers will be writing the articles, with all the love and passion for the game that computers are known for.

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Man Arrested After Commenting on His Photo on Sheriff’s Facebook Page

Facebook can really bring out the stupid in people. This time it worked out on the side of justice.

An Ohio man commented on his own wanted picture on the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, which eventually lead to his arrest. 

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Scientists Have Created New Music Specifically For Cats [Audio]

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin and University of Maryland have created new music specifically for cats.

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Rob Zombie Casts ‘Welcome Back Kotter,’ ‘Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure’ Stars in Upcoming Film ’31′

Rob Zombie has cast actors best known for their roles in 'Welcome Back, Kotter' and 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure' in his new film '31.'

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Guns N’ Roses Manager on Axl Rose: He’s the Guy You Call If You Need Bailed Out of Jail at 4 A.M.

GN'R road manager Del James has nothing but great things to say about Axl.

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Guy Gets Busted for Carrying Weed in Container Labeled ‘Not Weed’

This guy in Nebraska got busted for carrying weed in a container labeled "not weed."

Above is not the actual container from the incident. This one I made myself. Pretty impressive, right?

Looks like I've got some real not weed container-making skills.

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Curt Schilling Shames Twitter Trolls Harassing His Daughter

We all know the good social media can do. Now, Curt Schilling is leading the charge to show the bad it can do.

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Metallica to Reissue 1982 Demo Tape ‘No Life ’til Leather’ on Cassette

Metallica will celebrate Record Store Day (April 18) this year by reissuing their 1982 demo tape 'No Life ‘til Leather' in its original cassette form.

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Skydiver Suffers Mid-Jump Seizure, Gets Rescued [Video]

As if skydiving wasn't scary enough, being in the situation this guy was in is worse than any of us might imagine.

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