Daily roundup of what's hot online right now with a LOL of the day, free app and a video on "Where the Wild Thing Are" author.


LOL of the day: Manatees

Sun-bathers in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., were forced to share the beach when a group of manatees spent some time swimming and splashing near the shore, extremely close to human swimmers. Luckily, beachgoer Craig Hossack caught it all on video and posted it on YouTube. Click the link above to watch it.

Free app of the day: Onavo

This free app compresses data automatically to help reduce data usage, which is great for those who typically exceed their mobile plan's data allotment, says PCMag.com. However, there's no compression for streaming video, and it is not supported on Verizon accounts with iPhone 4.

Video: 'Where the Wild Thing Are' author dies

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