She’s not a disabled dog. She’s a ski machine! A special wheelchair with attached skis has made it possible for a disabled dog to play in the Wisconsin snow. The dog belongs to Shiela Lund, of Milton, Wisconsin. She owns a 10-year-old border collie named Kadee Mae. Shiela told The Janesville Gazette that her dog came hom... - Posted on March 14, 2014
Two new “kids” join the zoo There are a couple of new kids on the block at the Miller Park Zoo. The zoo is in Bloomington, Illinois. WJBC reports that the zoo has two new baby San Clemente goats. Jay Tetzloff is superintendent at the zoo. He says one of the zoo's goats, named Breeze, recently ga... - Posted on March 14, 2014
Endangered tiger cub triplets born in London At London Zoo, good news has come in threes. A 5-year-old Sumatran tiger named Melati has given birth to triplets. London Zoo said the three cubs all arrived within an hour of each other early on Feb. 3. They don't know yet whether they are male or female. The ... - Posted on March 13, 2014
Marathon spelling bee finally has a winner A marathon spelling bee between two Kansas City-area students is over. They exhausted the initial word list last month. But this week, the bee ended after 29 more rounds when the eventual runner-up stumbled over the word "stifling." For more than an hour, seventh-grader Kush... - Posted on March 13, 2014
How can two high school teams win the same game? Nobody lost — and two teams were declared winners. This came after a marathon, seven-overtime high school ice hockey state championship game in Ohio. Cleveland St. Ignatius (17-13-2) and Sylvania Northview (30-4-6) fought through regulation and seven overtimes to tie 1-1.... - Posted on March 11, 2014
School tortures students with Justin Bieber song High school students in the small western Washington community of Tenino (Ten-NINE-o) are raising money for a cause — supporting orphans at a school in the west African country of Ghana. One unconventional strategy: they're playing the Justin Bieber song "Baby" during brea... - Posted on March 11, 2014
Another year, another wolf Washington's wildlife agency counted 52 endangered gray wolves living in the state in 2013. That's one more than in 2012. The wolf population has been a controversial topic since the predators returned to the state much faster than expected in the past several years.... - Posted on March 9, 2014
Wanna wake to bacon? There’s an app for that! Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed? There's an app for that. Oscar Mayer says it has created a bacon-scented app for the iPhone, developed by the Madison, Wisconsin-based company's Institute for the Advanc... - Posted on March 9, 2014
Japan’s “Beethoven” admits he’s a fake The man once lauded as "Japan's Beethoven" bowed repeatedly and apologized last week. It was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn't completely deaf. In contrast Ludwig van Beethoven was completely deaf when he composed his fam... - Posted on March 9, 2014
Girl Scouts pushed to dump Barbie America's top doll, Barbie, finds herself in trouble again. This time, the conflict involves her manufacturer – Mattel – the Girl Scouts and several other groups. Two consumer advocacy groups say Barbie as a flawed role model for little girls. The groups are often criti... - Posted on March 6, 2014
Coast Guard rescues “Lucky” dog from ice A dog has been rescued from the ice on Lake St. Clair in Michigan. He was saved by a U.S. Coast Guard crew. The dog has been reunited with his owners. The dog is named "KC." The Detroit Free Press reports KC was greeted by Jodi Benchich and her father, David, at Wilson Veter... - Posted on March 6, 2014