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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

Ugh, it's Monday.  Always tough to get focused and be productive, no matter what the weather is like.  So hopefully some doggie cuteness will cheer you up.

Today's "dog break" features a dog that knows how to Skype! His name is Gaytor, a wire haired fox terrier

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Noah’ Floods ‘Sabotage’

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Insert your own "when it rains, it pours" joke right here. Darren Aronofsky's instantly controversial biblical epic 'Noah' overcame mixed buzz to win the box office this weekend, catering to both religious audiences and film buffs who like weird movies from unique, picky directors.

But all was not well for everyone -- the latest film from a certain Hollywood action legend got washed away in 'Noah''s success.

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Batman’s 75th Anniversary: What Warner Bros. and DC Comics Have in the Works

Few characters have the pop culture clout of Batman, who has spent the better part of a century dominating comic books, the better part of a generation dominating movies, and the better part of a decade dominating video games. To geeks and businessmen alike, he's kind of a big, huge, massive deal. Now, Warner Bros. and DC Comics plan to celebrate the 75th anniversary of their biggest cash cow with a year-long celebration, announcing all kinds of special events and releases to commemorate the creation of Bruce Wayne and his alter ego.

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Series Finale: Will Barney and Robin ‘Last Forever?’

At long last, the time is upon us wherein Ted finally reveals to his children 'How I Met Your Mother' with Monday's forthcoming series finale "Last Forever." The special hour-long episode will say goodbye to Robin, Barney, Ted, Marshall and Lily after nine seasons, but will the titular Mother have a happy ending along with them? Find out in the full set of photos and a sneak peek from 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale "Last Forever!"

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Can You Open a Bottle of Wine With Your Shoe Like This Guy Does?

Hmm, this looks too easy.

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‘Frozen’ Is Highest Grossing Animated Film of All Time

In what had become an inevitability at this point with the insanely rising box office numbers, Disney's smash hit animated film 'Frozen' has now become the highest grossing animated film of all time, usurping former crown holder 'Toy Story 3,' which held the title since 2010. And judging by these numbers and the love for the film, it doesn't look like 'Frozen' is going to "Let It Go" so easily.

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Baby Suiting: We Can’t Explain It

It's pretty simple. You take a picture of a baby wearing an adult's suit. It's absolutely everything great about the world wide web.

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‘Wolverine: The Musical?” [Video]

In case you didn't know by now (or if your mom didn't make it a point to tell you, since it's like, one of the only facts she probably prides herself on knowing about actors), Hugh Jackman has some musical theater chops. Oh, you didn't see 'Les Miserables'? The 'Wolverine' and 'X-Men' star recently took that talent to BBC Radio 1 to perform a cover of the 'Les Mis' song "Who Am I," repurposed with lyrics about his on-screen alter ego, Wolverine, and the results are, well, okay, they're pretty charming. 

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Do You Want to Sell Jimmy Fallon a Truck? [Video]

'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon has been in the market for a truck for awhile now -- why the hard-and-fast New Yorker needs a truck is still a bit of a mystery, but it may involve pumpkin-hauling -- and he's finally settled on one. It's a Ford 150 King Ranch! Which sort of sounds like a delicious brand of potato chip, but also looks very impressive.

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5.1 Magnitude Earthquake In Los Angeles Friday Night

An earthquake near LA on Friday night.

Reports of out of California tonight that a series of earthquakes, the strongest at 5.1, struck near Los Angeles at 9:09pm California time (12:09am Saturday in Michigan)

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‘Batman’ TV Series Creator Lorenzo Semple Jr. Dead at 91

Lorenzo Semple Jr., the screenwriter best known for creating the hilariously campy 'Batman' TV series from the 1960s, has passed away at the age of 91.

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Tom Cook’s “Workday Dog Break”

This may be the cutest and funniest "dog break" video I've posted thus far.

It shows a dog that really hoping a stranger will throw the stick at his feet. Problem is, the man is a statue. The lack of action or attention doesn't deter this little guy, he just keeps trying and trying and trying!

Dog lovers will laugh to tears from this

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