What’s trending: Aug. 8, 2014

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Ice bucket challenge: Folks with strong constitutions are dumping buckets of icy cold water on their heads to raise awareness and money for families affected by ALS. A patient’s wife started the video challenge and it’s since gone international, raising some $30,000.

“Lion King” below Broadway: Subway riders were treated to an especially talent batch of tunnel performers when the cast of Broadway’s “Lion King” belted out the “Circle of Life.”

Bad customer service: Prankster Jack Vale set up an elaborate prank to expose bad customer service. He called stores asking about products he knew were in stock. A hidden camera in the store showed the employees not checking for the item, but telling him they didn’t carry it.

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