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New imoji app lets you add custom made emoji to texts

Make yourself into an emoji!

The 'imoji' app (for iOS) allows you to take any photo and turn it into a "sticker" that you can add to a text!

Just snap a photo, crop out the part you want to highlight and then use the app to drop it into a text. Now you can skip the 'thumbs up' emoji and use a pic of you and your own thumbs instead!

File photo: Travelers stand in line at the ticket counters of the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

Earn cash for speeding up airport security

The TSA wants to hear your ideas on how to speed up the the Pre✓™ lines at airport security and it's offering $15,000 dollars for the best ones.

It's looking for out-of-the-box thinking.

File photo: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) and his wife Michelle Obama bump fists at an election night rally at the Xcel Energy Center June 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Fist bump less germy than shaking hands

Next time you greet somebody you may want to give them a fist bump instead of a handshake.

A new study by researchers at Aberystwyth University in the U.K. shows handshakes transmit 10 times more bacteria.

Photo from the scene of the small plane crash off Caspersen Beach in Venice, Florida

Dad killed after plane crashes on beach

Witnesses say a father and his young daughter may not have even heard a small plane when it made an emergency crash landing on the beach Sunday in Venice, Florida.

Authorities say Ommy Irizarry, 36, was killed and his daughter, Oceana, 9, was critically injured. 

Members of Doctors Without Borders work to treat an Ebola outbreak. Doctors, wearing yellow protective suits, treat a child in this image.

Second American infected with Ebola in Africa

A second American has been diagnosed with Ebola, while working in Africa.

Nancy Writebol was working with a humanitarian group in Liberia where she de-contaminated people leaving an Ebola hospital.

Lifeguard rescue boats patrol off the shore at Venice Beach, Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday.

Daily speed feed: Monday, July 28, 2014

Today's must-see, must-share stories as seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Deadly lighting storm sweeps Southern California beach (KABC)
- At least 1 dead, 8 injured

Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in 'slow burn' thriller 'A Most Wanted Man.' One of his final movie roles.

Review: 'A Most Wanted Man' worth tracking down

Get more rapid-fire reviews from Russ Leatherman at Six Second Reviews.

Today's must-see, must-share stories are in the daily speed feed.

Bunch O Balloons is a Kickstarter project that claims to be able to fill 37 water balloons at once in 20 seconds

Win the water balloon arms race!

While enemy combatants are slowly building their stockpile one weapon at a time, you can quickly gain superiority in your next water balloon war with this dad's genius invention.

It's called 'Bunch O Balloons' and with it, you can fill 100 water bombs in less than a minute!


'Scandal' star's new show crosses 'The Divide'

One of the stars of the hit show "Scandal" is going BEHIND the camera for a new legal drama called "The Divide".  But Tony Goldwyn says this isn't your typical law show.  

HLN's Brian McFayden got a chance to talk with Goldwyn and one of the stars of the new show. 

Rick Ellis' daughter was killed in a car crash in 2010. His graveside plea for people to think twice before drinking or doing drugs has gone viral.

Dad's powerful graveside plea fills Facebook

A father in Arkansas hopes his heart-wrenching video about drunk driving will give everybody a wake-up call.

Rick Ellis' daughter was killed in a car crash in 2010. Her mother was behind the wheel.