Podcast of the Day: ‘Serial’ Gets a Cereal Parody

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You knew this was coming.

"Serial," a true crime series from the creators of "This American Life," is bringing podcasts back into the spotlight.

Each week Sarah Koenig brings listeners deeper and deeper into her investigation of case from 1999 about a young woman in Baltimore who was found murdered, presumably by her ex-boyfriend.

It's extremely addictive, but because it's Thanksgiving, there is no new episode this week. So one fan decided to make his own version of the show, surrounding a much less violent case.

"Knowing that fans will be chomping at the bit for their Serial fix, I decided to make my own podcast. It's about a bowl of Fruity Pebbles that went missing from the Baltimore area in 1999."

Daring Escape of the Day: Man Frees Robot From Room

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Double Robotics, the company that makes telepresence robots, set up a demonstration online where anyone could control one of their devices remotely and move it around a locked room.

One day the door to the room was left slightly ajar, so naturally an escape plan was hatched.

The user took it for a little stroll around the offices before realizing that any further attempts to leave were futile.

They may take its batteries, but they will never take its freedom!

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Dancing With the Stars Had a Mario Bros. Freestyle Dance Routine and it Was Actually Fantastic

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Last night on Dancing With The Stars, contestants Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas put together this Mario freestyle routine.

PR Stunt of the Day: Author Sends Lamb Chop Into Space

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We can land on a comet, but we haven't yet sent a hunk of meat into space?

What's the deal NASA?

To promote the release of his new book "Meatspace," author Nikesh Shukla attached a tandoori lamb chop to a weather balloon, rigged with GPS and a camera, and sent it 82,000 feet up into the Earth's atmosphere.

It soared high enough to see the curve of the earth before crashing back down on a farm in England.

The First Official Trailer for ‘Jurassic World’ is Here, and It's Impressive

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The story is set 22 years after the disastrous events in the original film, but now it's a fully functioning dinosaur theme park with, of course, no problems whatsoever.

Social Media Campaign of the Day: HIV Shower Selfie Challenge

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Social Media Campaign of the Day: HIV Shower Selfie Challenge
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Is this the new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

A new social media campaign is trying to raise money for the HIV/AIDS organization Housing Works by having people post selfies (pictures or Vines) of themselves in the shower.

The initiative, called the HIV Shower Selfie Challenge, was started by HIV activist Jack Mackenroth in partnership with gay dating app Moovz. It basically works the same way the Ice Bucket Challenge did, but with a lot more nudity.

"I was inspired by the use of the word 'clean', especially common in gay culture, to describe oneself as STI/STD free. Indirectly this implies that HIV-positive people are somehow 'dirty'", says Mackenroth. "I thought a PG or PG-13 shower selfie or Vine video would be a fun way that everyone could easily show their support on social media for finding a cure by using the hashtag #weareALLclean when they post their photo with the link. They then nominate 3 other people to participate and hopefully donate to the project as well."

The goal of the campaign is to raise $1 million, according to the site, and it's launching this week ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.

Here's some examples of a "shower selfie," in case it wasn't so obvious:

‘Hunger Games’ Parody of the Day: Turkeys Battle for Thanksgiving Pardon

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Warning: Graphic turkey violence.

Did you ever wonder how they choose which turkey gets pardoned by the president?

A bloody farm fight to death obviously.

"Gobble Games" - featuring a "cameo' by Obama - imagines a world where tribute turkeys need to tear each other apart for their freedom.

Remember their sacrifice as you're stuffing yourself with them this week.