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When Is It Not OK To Sing ‘Let It Go’

The song "Let It Go" from the movie "Frozen" recently won an Oscar, and chances are, if you have young girls in your life, you have heard the song ad nauseam, making you think there is no time that is inappropriate to belt out the song in the style ofIdina Menzel (or is it Adele Nazeem??)

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Greg Fiume, Getty Images
Greg Fiume, Getty Images

Kansas City Royals Look to Replace Friends in Low Places

Since 2008 Garth Brooks’ ‘Friends in Low Places’ has been played during the 6th inning at Kansas City Royals baseball games. Now, fans at Kauffman Stadium will be asked to vote on a replacement song. The team and stadium decided it’s time for a change.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Orange Juice Sales Falling in America

The peak of orange juice sales in the U.S. is usually the last week of a year into the first three weeks of the following year. This year sales of O.J. fell 4.7% from a year ago and sales of orange juice has fallen 40% since the late 1990’s.

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Was Part of a $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy With ABC

Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo was actually part of a $20 million Samsung advertising campaign designed to promote the Galaxy Note 3, the phone that took the picture.

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Chris Jackson, Getty Images
Chris Jackson, Getty Images

The U.S. Army and the Great Camel Experiment

In 1843 the Quarter Master General of the United States received a letter from Captain George H. Crosman stating the importance for the U.S. Army to use camels in the military. Crosman believed camels would have an advantage over horses by scaring them before a confrontation could begin. Native Americas used horses

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50-Foot-Tall Snowman Almost Makes Freezing Winter Worth It [VIDEO]

The only thing piling up faster than the snow this winter is the amount of effort it took for this creation to be made.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Daughter Costs Father $80,000 With Her Facebook Post

Patrick Snay was the former head of a private preparatory school in Miami. At the age of 69, his contract with Gulliver Preparatory School wasn't renewed, which led to a legal battle.

In November 2011, Snay and the school reached an agreement in which Snay would receive $10,000 in back pay and $80,000 as part of a settlement. The Gulliver schools also agreed to pay Snay's attorneys $60,000.

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New ‘Matrix’ Trilogy Reportedly in the Works: How Far Does This Rabbit Hole Go?

The Wachowski's latest, 'Jupiter Ascending,' will hit theaters later this year and seems to herald back to the sibling pair's mega sci-fi blockbuster that skyrocketed them to fame, 'The Matrix.' While 'Jupiter' may not have enough juice to become as big of a box office hit, Warner Bros. may have a backup plan -- launching a new 'Matrix' trilogy.

Looks like it's time to take the red pill again and find out just how far this rabbit hole really goes ...

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Getty Images

Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5 Million Over Napkin Dispute

A California man is suing McDonald's for $1.5 million over a single napkin -- and the supposed racial slur the manager used during the ensuing argument the two had. 

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Awesome Billboard May Make Your Hair Stand on End [VIDEO]

An ad this cool should be reserved for the Super Bowl, don'cha think?

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