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Natalie and Jenna: We can be the next Thelma and Louise 'minus the ending'

Natalie Morales and Jenna Bush Hager had a grand ol' time tubing, touring and exploring Cooperstown, New York, Thursday as part of #TODAYTakesOff.Viewers watched the dynamic duo tour the National Baseball Hall of Fame and try feebly to paddle around Otsego Lake. What you didn't get to see on TV: Their incredibly entertaining and competitive time together in the batting cages.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:44:00 GMT
Renee Zellweger selling Connecticut country home

You had me at seven fireplaces (and a bread oven).Actress Renee Zellwegers Connecticut country home, on the market for $1.6 million, is hardly roughing it.The luxury farmhouse, built in 1770 and updated in 2004, is a stylish and luxurious country getaway.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:09:18 GMT
Play nice: 4 ways to teach kindness and raise kids who aren't jerks

Every parent has probably said, play nicely or be kind to your sister. And most of us agree that we want to raise caring children But is kindness something you can really teach?Yes but most of the teaching is by example.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:45:00 GMT
Whoa! Watch these mirrored buildings blend into their surroundings

Architects from around the world are having some fun with reflective glass by attaching it to the exterior of structures to make buildings blend right in. Have some visual fun by checking out these five structures, from California to the Netherlands, that reflect their stunning surroundings.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:05 GMT
5 things I wish my boss knew about fatherhood

I consider myself fortunate to be working for an employer who understands the demands of fatherhood. This hasnt always been the case. Through the course of my professional life, which has spanned the military, corporate America, freelance work, and small business, Ive had bosses who discounted the value of fathers.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:17:26 GMT
A perfect summer meal: Lobster quesadillas

Inspired by their childhoods in Maine, cousins Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis decided to bring a taste of New England to California with their Cousins Maine Lobster food truck. The result? A popular seafood restaurant on wheels, serving up delicious dishes like this lobster quesadilla.LobsterquesadillaFor the quesadilla:1 (10-inch or 12-inch) flour tortilla2/3 cup grated cheese blend2 1/2 oz.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:49:00 GMT
It's Pie 'n Beer Day! We can't wait to celebrate with these pairings

Beer geeks have a knack for making everything about their favorite beverage. Take Utahs Pioneer Day, the annual celebration where Mormons commemorate the moment Brigham Young and his followers first set foot in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24th, 1847. Its an official state holiday full of fireworks, parades, rodeos, and concerts.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:27:54 GMT
'Better Call Saul' billboard rings true for Albuquerque residents

"Better Call Saul" ... because now there's a phone number. Instagram user Vince Aragon shared a photo of a billboard in Albuquerque, New Mexico, teasing the upcoming "Breaking Bad" spinoff that will star Bob Odenkirk as the sleazy name-changing lawyer.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:43:57 GMT
Too Fat To Run? Womans blog battles fat-shaming, inspires runners of all body types

Julie Creffield refuses to take fat-shaming sitting down.The British writer behind the website The Fat Girls Guide To Running told TODAY.com she'd grown tired of the negativity she encountered whenever she prepared for or participated in races. Ever since 2010, the 36-year-old East London resident has been using her blog at TooFatToRun.co.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:24:00 GMT
'I look like my daughter!' Two women in their 40s transform into younger selves

After coming to the Plaza with dreams of new, updated looks, two women in their 40s were transformed into their younger selves, thanks to this week's Ambush Makeover.Ellen Oyama, 44, from Potomac Falls, Virginia, came to the Plaza already knowing she'd be selected."She's been talking about getting an Ambush for quite some time," her friend Mary told TODAY's Jill Martin.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:23:43 GMT
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