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Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Yo, Adrian

It has its father's eyes: NBC announced that it will produce a four-hour miniseries based on the 1968 horror movie, "Rosemary's Baby." The new production moves the doomed couple and Satan's spawn from New York to Paris.

The decision to green-light the horror remake follows NBC's most recent success in terrifying viewers: Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music."

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From the Why Didn't I Think of That? Dept.: A new line of toilets is available with overflow openings under the rim and a separate drain line to prevent clogged toilets from spilling onto the bathroom floor.

Still under development is a toilet with a glow-in-the-dark bull's-eye that improves one's aim at night.

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Pay at the plate: Major League Baseball plans to eliminate collisions at home plate by 2015 at the latest, citing player safety and concern about concussions and other injuries. Runners now attempt to knock the ball from the catcher's glove by bowling over the catcher.

MLB may look for a compromise that would still allow such collisions if the combined salaries of both players are under $2 million or each has a batting average under .200.

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