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Tropical Storm Cindy causes power outages, warning extended

Tropical Storm Cindy

 This storm is going to be a dangerous one.

"Tropical Storm Cindy caused power outages Wednesday in Louisiana as the National Hurricane Center extended a tropical storm warning further east along the U.S. Gulf Coast to the Florida border.

Cindy knocked out power to nearly 10,000 New Orleans-area residents early Wednesday, though most power has been restored, the Entergy Louisiana provider said. The storm is forecast to make landfall early Thursday -- likely along the border of Texas and Louisiana.

The NHC said Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and is moving northwest at a speed of 8 mph. The storm system is less than 170 miles south-southwest of Morgan City, La., and less than 225 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas."

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Mattel releases Ken doll with 'man bun' hairstyle

Barbie's boyfriend got an upgrade!

Mattel  is rolling out a new diverse line of Ken dolls to celebrate diversity.  The "Fashionistas" dolls have added more skin tones, eye colors, hairstyles and three new body types for Ken -- broad, slim and original.

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Uber rolling out tipping for drivers on apps

Now instead of just giving your Uber driver a good rating you can give him cash. It was announced Tuesday that Uber customers can tip their drivers on their mobile devices in some U.S. cities.Riders in Seattle, Minneapolis and Houston now have the option and the rest of the country will follow by the end of July.

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Amazon Will Now Let You Try on Clothes Before You Wear Them

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OMG YAS!!! 

Amazon just announced Prime Wardrobe, a service that lets you try on clothes before buying them.  With Prime Wardrobe, you have a week to decide what to keep and what to send back, and you get discounts based on how many items you keep. If you keep three or four items, you get 10% off, and if you keep five or more, you get 20% off. And the box contains a prepaid label so you can send it back once you have decided. Plus shipping and returns are free. All of the yes!

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The World’s First Water Park For People With Disabilities Has Just Opened

This is just so incredibly wonderful!!!

Most waterparks aren’t accessible to people with disabilities which is sad for children that want to feel included in the fun but can't. Thanks for Morgan's Inspiration Island that has changed. The park was named after its creator's daughter whom also has disabilities, and was created with the help of doctors, caregivers, teacher and therapists. The venue offers traceable bracelets that allow parents to locate their children. It also provides PneuChairs, air-powered, waterproof wheelchairs that families can rent for free. Whats best of all is every child that is special needs get in for free! 

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