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Ryan Grenoble is an Editor on the Traffic & Trends team at The Huffington Post -- one of few who have the good fortune to work from the site's Denver office. When not working, he's out running, skiing, brewing beer, or provoking good-natured snowball fights. Ryan is a Colorado College graduate with prior experience in several tech start-ups.

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1 Man, 2 Minutes, 100 Peeps

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 4:32 PM

Matt Stonie, the man who powered through four Chipotle burritos in three minutes, wants you to take a peep at his latest accomplishment.

More specifically, his devouring of 100 Peeps.

Yesterday, the competitive eater shared a video of himself eating 100 of the marshmallow Easter treats...

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Watch This Student Set Music On Fire With Help From Freaky 'Pyro Board' (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 3:04 PM

Talk about a hot beat!

With the help of a "pyro board," Sune Nielsen, a masters student in physics at Denmark's Aarhus University, uses fire to represent music visually. The result, displayed in the video above, is absolutely mesmerizing.

Exactly what is this pyro board? It's a...

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NCAA May Stop Bogarting Snacks, Reduce Punishment For Positive Weed Tests

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 6:17 PM

On Tuesday, the NCAA's legislative council advanced a policy granting student athletes access to an unlimited number of snacks. The same day, it also voted to change the consequences for athletes who test positive for marijuana, reducing the punishment from a full-season suspension to a half-season.

Coincidence? Probably,...

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Green Bay Packers Dating Website Caters To 'Cheeseheads Looking For Love'

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 2:44 PM

Green Bay Packers fans, there's no excuse for you to be watching games alone.

Not with the advent of "GreenBayPackersLovers.com," a dating website exclusively for Packers fans it has termed "Packers Backers." Those looking to make the most of the off-season can sign up on the website, then...

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'Homeless Jesus' Sculpture Continues To Divide Wealthy Community In North Carolina

(16) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 1:30 PM

The "Homeless Jesus" sculpture has been on a bench outside St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Davidson, N.C., since February. Although several months have since elapsed, uncertainty over the controversial statue still lingers.

The statue, a work by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, places Jesus on...

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Now You Can Enjoy Baseball And 'Seinfeld' At The Same Time

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 3:44 PM

Fans who are equal lovers of "Seinfeld" and baseball will have a rare opportunity to satisfy both passions simultaneously on July 5, when the Brooklyn Cyclones host a "Salute to Seinfeld" night.

The date marks the 25th anniversary of the classic sitcom's premiere, and the minor league...

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Hundreds Of Rabbits Died To Make This Billboard

(51) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 2:05 PM

A New Zealand pizza chain hopped into a good deal of controversy for a rabbit pizza it's serving for Easter, and the fur-covered billboard it's using to advertise the meal.

"New For Easter: RABBIT PIZZA," the text on the billboard for Hell Pizza states, continuing, "Made from real...

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Photo Perfectly Captures Thin Line Between Humans And Sharks

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 10:40 AM

Daniel Botelho is no stranger to photographing underwater seascapes dominated by sharks. But for his latest National Geographic assignment, seascapes alone wouldn't cut it -- he wanted a skyline as well.

The article, which focuses on Recife, Brazil, as one of the geographic hotspots for conflict between sharks...

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Heartwarming Play Brings Young Fans With Muscular Dystrophy Onto The Field

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 6:58 PM

The NCAA may be embroiled in controversy over players' rights, but at least teams have their priorities straight when it comes to helping fans' dreams come true.

Exhibit A: At the end of practice Saturday, the Rutgers football team ran a special play for two longtime fans with...

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Brooklyn's Smallest Penis Contest Is Back For 2014, Still Nuts

(289) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:56 PM

It's time, once again, to make the little things count.

The "Smallest Penis Contest," a nutty competition which debuted last year, will return to Brooklyn's Kings County Bar on June 14.

Per a media release, contestants will be judged in multiple categories, including "poise...

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Health Officials Take Tuberculosis Patient To Court Over Alleged Failed Self-Quarantine

(2) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 5:34 PM

A health official in central Illinois has taken the unusual step of seeking a court order against a patient with tuberculosis, citing concerns the man, who has been warned against going out in public, has allegedly failed to seclude himself throughout the course of his treatment.

If successful, reports the...

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Somehow No One Was Seriously Injured In This Wreck With A Cement Truck

(11) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Thanks to the prevalence of dash cams in Russia, the Internet is no stranger to bizarre, humorous and downright frightening traffic videos.

On Tuesday afternoon, though, a dash cam captured a very scary moment stateside. A Texas A&M University professor's camera captured this terrifying...

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This Hockey Team's Pregame Show Will Melt Your Brain

(3) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 3:31 PM

The hockey may be more professional in the NHL, but when it comes to pre-game shows, you'd be hard-pressed to trump the Halifax Mooseheads, of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

The team posted its jaw-dropping introductory video online Tuesday, and the footage immediately proceeded to go viral.

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These Rare, Giant Oarfish In Mexico Have No Idea How Happy They Just Made Everyone

(22) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 2:37 PM

When an oarfish washes up on the beach, it's big news. The elusive fish, one of the world's largest, rarely strays from the ocean depths, and when it does, it's often dead.

So when not one, but two oarfish were caught on camera swimming through shallow water off...

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Did This Dutch Interview Just Go Horribly Wrong?

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 4:32 PM

When conducting an interview, it's often best to test the waters.

Then again, if you're looking to make a splash, the all-in method is surprisingly effective. Just ask this Dutch host, who was filming a promo for "Sail Kampen," a ship festival in the Netherlands, when things went...

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Good Samaritan Returns Marlins Fan's Lost Wallet With A Little Something Extra

(33) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 3:50 PM

Bad: You lose your wallet on at a Marlins game.
Great: An anonymous good Samaritan finds your wallet and gets it back to you.
Amazing: Your wallet is returned with more money than when you lost it.

That's what happened to Cristhian Reyes, a Miami Marlins fan who...

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Kids' First Judo Fight Is More Like A Series Of Adorable, Aggressive Hugs

(4) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 12:03 PM

It's a stretch to call this fighting; "aggressive hugging" is more like it.

For this pair of little tykes at their first judo competition, the determination to compete is palpable. From the vigorous courtesy bows (one of which ends up knocking over a fighter) to the smiles after every point...

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UConn Basketball Player Speaks Of 'Hungry Nights,' Going To Bed 'Starving'

(127) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 4:52 PM

His on-court skills have generated a lot of money, but University of Connecticut basketball player Shabazz Napier says there are nights he can't afford food.

Speaking to reporters late last month, the point guard reflected on the relationship between student athletes and the schools they attend....

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Unsung Heroes Like This Make Us Believe There's Good In The World

(9) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 2:00 PM

Here's to the people who do what's right.

Not for the recognition, and not because they believe it will enrich them financially, but because they know life is better when you pay it forward. That's the basis of "Unsung Hero," a tearjerker of an ad Thai...

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Rough Day? Here's A Slow-Mo Video Of Kids Eating Lemons

(4) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 5:44 PM

Photographers David Wile and April Maciborka collaborated on "Pucker," a photo series of kids eating lemons for the first time, in August of last year.

Yesterday, they released a video from the project. And while it may not be as life-affirming as footage of...

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