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Loyal dog refuses to leave owner, chases after ambulance transporting him

Dogs: 100. All other animals (especially cats): 0 This Brazilian pup may have just earned the title of "most fiercely loyal pet in existence ever" after it chased down the ambulance transporting its owner, who had just suffered a seizure. Show More Summary

NYC woman in trouble for making $61,000 on Airbnb with rent-stabilized apartment

A New York City judge has ordered an Upper West Side woman to stop renting out her rent-stabilized apartment on Airbnb immediately. Noelle Penraat, 62, made $61,000 in nine months from renting out three of the four bedrooms in her apartment, according to the judge. Show More Summary

Ireland tells U.S. to respect its sovereignty in Microsoft email case

Ireland is lending some support to Microsoft, as it stands against a U.S. search warrant. The U.S. government wants Microsoft to surrender one customer's emails related to a drug investigation. The emails are stored on servers in Ireland, however, so the software giant has refused. Show More Summary

Christmas lights are bad for you and for the environment

Last week, NASA released a report whose tone was misleadingly gleeful. Called "NOAA/NASA Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Brighten Cities," it began, “Even from space, holidays shine bright.” The satellite has been monitoring patterns in nighttime lighting intensity all over the world since its mission began in January of 2012. Show More Summary

Zoo animals love getting presents as much as you do

A bucket filled with fish might not be your idea of the best Christmas present ever. But then again, if you're reading this, you're likely not a penguin See also: 15 passive aggressive holiday gifts to confuse your friends As you run...Show More Summary

The Doctor meets Santa in the 'Doctor Who' Christmas special. Seriously.

Has it really been 10 years? Tomorrow's Doctor Who Christmas special, "Last Christmas," marks the 10th year in a row fans of the show have been treated to a special holiday episode, and the first one starring Peter Capaldi It's alsoShow More Summary

1968: Daddy's gone to the moon for Christmas

On Dec. 21, 1968, Apollo 8 and its astronauts - Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders - launched into space and over the course of their mission, became the first people to orbit the Moon. Apollo 8 orbited the Moon 10 times, and on Christmas Eve, the crew made a TV broadcast reading the first 10 verses of the Bible's Book of Genesis. Show More Summary

Show MashableReads your cozy reading photos

For some, winter vacation means no school. For others, it means days off from work. But for us, winter vacation means time to curl up and read a book. This month, Mashable's social book club MashableReads is cozying up with Station Eleven by Emily St. Show More Summary

Korean Air Lines execs face arrest over 'nut rage' incident

The Korean Air Lines executive who delayed a flight over the improper service of macadamia nuts could now be facing jail time. South Korean prosecutors are seeking to arrest Heather Cho, the airline's former vice-president and head of in-flight services. Show More Summary

There's a blizzard warning in effect for ... Hawaii?!

The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea volcanic peaks, both located on the Big Island of Hawaii, in advance of a vigorous storm system The warnings, which were issued at about 3:39 a.m. Show More Summary

Hold on, we're going home with Drake Christmas cards

Drake, music's resident sweetheart, has a little holiday present for you. No, it is not an early release of Views from the 6— it's his love in the form of festive holiday cards. Illustrator Oliver Holmes created the Drizzy-themed cards...Show More Summary

Police evict squatters in London that planned to feed homeless on Christmas Day

LONDON — Police officers and bailiffs clashed with a group of squatters in a five-storey Victorian building near Trafalgar Square in central London on Wednesday morning The group, who refer to themselves as "Love Activists," refused to leave the former Royal Bank of Scotland office, as bailiffs tried to evict them. Show More Summary

Little boy has precious reaction to learning he'll be a brother

Here's one present Santa can't build in his workshop For eight years, 10-year-old Ethan has asked for just one thing for Christmas: a sibling. (Feeling pretty guilty about your holiday wish list right about now?) This year, his parents...Show More Summary

Superfans create a low-budget remake of the new 'Star Wars' trailer

When the Force fails you, use cardboard and glue. YouTube channel Dumb Drum created a shot-for-shot, "Sweded" remake of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. According to Urban Dictionary, sweding is the "summarized recreation of...Show More Summary

Seattle Seahawks bring man to tears with surprise gift

Here's proof that the NFL can bring a grown man to tears A young father wearing a Seattle Seahawks jacket had a random encounter with the girlfriend of Seahawks running back Robert Turbin. She asked to take a photo in his jacket, so he obliged, and asked if he could get something signed. Show More Summary

A guide to TV holiday marathons

If there's any time to let someone do your TV thinking for you, it's the holidays And if you're not sweet on any of our picks, many networks have curated a host of marathons for your enjoyment. Some of them are even kind of awesome Check...Show More Summary

Uber CEO indicted in South Korea for violating transportation law

Uber's expansion into Asia hit a snag Wednesday when prosecutors in South Korea indicted the company's CEO, Travis Kalanick, on the grounds that the service violates the country's transportation law The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’...Show More Summary

'Blood Sports': America's dog fighting industry is still as strong as ever

In a way, Tim Rickey has both the best job and worst job in the world On one hand, he rescues and rehabilitates dogs from dangerous environments for a living; on the other hand, he's constantly front-and-center to one of the most violent, secretive fighting subcultures in America "It's an ongoing mix of joy and heartbreak," he tells me. Show More Summary

The Havana high life, before Castro and the Revolution

It was during the presidency of Gerardo Machado in the '20s that Cuba's tourist trade really took off. Hotels, restaurants, night clubs, golf clubs and casinos sprung up in Havana catering to the rich jet-setters seeking luxury. Socialites,...Show More Summary

20 songs turning 20 in 2015

Have you ever taken a good, hard look at music released in 1995? TLC had us chasing waterfalls, Skee-Lo made a wish and Michael Jackson stripped down with Lisa Marie Presley in a music video that took 20 years to erase from our memories See...Show More Summary

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