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Hedgehogs as housepets?
They are tiny animals with cute faces. They're covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. The ideal pet? Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the United States. Laws in at least six states banning or restricting them as pets don't se...
They are tiny animals with cute faces. They're covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. The ideal pet? Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the United States. Laws in at least six states banning or restricting them as pets don't se...
They are tiny animals with cute faces. They're covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. ...
- Posted on June 3, 2014
Why are lakes freshwater and oceans saltwater?
It has something to do with this leaky faucet. You see, rain falls on the land as fresh water. As this water flows downward, it ever so slightly erodes the rocks and soil. This causes an ever so slight amount of salt and minerals to dissolve in the water and continue downstream. Ev...
It has something to do with this leaky faucet. You see, rain falls on the land as fresh water. As this water flows downward, it ever so slightly erodes the rocks and soil. This causes an ever so slight amount of salt and minerals to dissolve in the water and continue downstream. Ev...
It has something to do with this leaky faucet. You see, rain falls on the land as fresh water. As this water flows do...
- Posted on June 2, 2014
If you found $125,000, would you give it back?
A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck. Joe Cornell told The Fresno Bee that he found the cash Tuesday after a Brinks truck pulled away from a red light in Fresno and left t...
A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck. Joe Cornell told The Fresno Bee that he found the cash Tuesday after a Brinks truck pulled away from a red light in Fresno and left t...
A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fel...
- Posted on June 2, 2014
National Spelling Bee ends in a tie
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title Thursday. After they spelled a dozen words correctly in a row, they both...
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years. Indian-Americans Sriram Hathwar of New York and Ansun Sujoe of Texas shared the title Thursday. After they spelled a dozen words correctly in a row, they both...
Two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was the first tie in 52 years....
- Posted on May 30, 2014
Is thieving groundhog a vandal or just a flag lover?
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit in the act. It was a groundhog. Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour says he sent a deputy to the veterans' section of Cold Springs Cemetery in Lockport...
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit in the act. It was a groundhog. Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour says he sent a deputy to the veterans' section of Cold Springs Cemetery in Lockport...
A sheriff's deputy investigating reports of vandalized flags at an upstate New York cemetery has caught the culprit i...
- Posted on May 30, 2014
Is fire a solid, a liquid or a gas?
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic elements that make up everything in the universe, fire isn’t even a substance. It’s a process. As any good Boy Scout knows, to light a fire, you need thre...
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic elements that make up everything in the universe, fire isn’t even a substance. It’s a process. As any good Boy Scout knows, to light a fire, you need thre...
The answer is none of the above. Contrary to what the ancient Greeks thought, not only is fire not one of four basic ...
- Posted on May 29, 2014
Would you pay for poo from a zoo?
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is hosting a "Zoo Doo" event Thursday and June 5. The zoo has compost available from herbivores - animals that feed on grass and other pl...
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek is hosting a "Zoo Doo" event Thursday and June 5. The zoo has compost available from herbivores - animals that feed on grass and other pl...
It's called "Zoo Doo," a composted mixture of manure. And a zoo in Michigan is selling the stuff. Binder Park...
- Posted on May 29, 2014
50 Cent’s pitch is not on the money
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his target. He was way, way wide with his pitch. It happened Tuesday night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets. Standing on the pitcher's mound, 50...
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his target. He was way, way wide with his pitch. It happened Tuesday night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets. Standing on the pitcher's mound, 50...
The ceremonial first pitch is a tradition in baseball. Only 50 Cent, the rap star, did not just miss his targe...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
Fishermen catch 500-pound sawfish
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was caught off Boynton Beach, Florida last weekend. According to TV station WSVN and reported on AOL.com, Dustin Richter and his friends weren't even planning to go out fis...
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was caught off Boynton Beach, Florida last weekend. According to TV station WSVN and reported on AOL.com, Dustin Richter and his friends weren't even planning to go out fis...
You may never have seen a fish like this. It's called a sawfish and it's pretty easy to know why. One was cau...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
More students are taking the walking “bus”
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?" "Behind the line!" they said in unison, as they stepped back from th...
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?" "Behind the line!" they said in unison, as they stepped back from th...
As a group of children walked home together from school, they held hands. Some played the "I Spy" guessing game. When...
- Posted on May 28, 2014
New car has no steering wheel, brake or gas pedals
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly — the top...
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google said Tuesday it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. Though not driving very quickly — the top...
Google will build a car without a steering wheel. It doesn't need one because it drives itself. The two-seater...
- Posted on May 28, 2014