How can an entire country run out of butter?

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Pooches prepare for top dog show
Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane. She also is half the dog's size. But she's set to handle her dog in the ring at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show....
Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane. She also is half the dog's size. But she's set to handle her dog in the ring at this year's Westminster Kennel Club show....
Eleven-year-old Emma Rogers is only six years older than her great Dane. She also is half the dog's size. But she's s...
- Posted on January 27, 2015
Why aren’t there more female engineers?
In U.S. universities, just 12 percent of engineering professors are women. Only 11 percent of engineers are female. Yet women receive 20 percent of the engineering degrees awarded yearly. The Wash...
In U.S. universities, just 12 percent of engineering professors are women. Only 11 percent of engineers are female. Yet women receive 20 percent of the engineering degrees awarded yearly. The Wash...
In U.S. universities, just 12 percent of engineering professors are women. Only 11 percent of engineers are female. ...
- Posted on January 23, 2015
Is it a bird? A snowboarder? No, it's a drone.
Some snowboarders might feel like something is following them at the Winter X Games. And they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage. The network is using the tec...
Some snowboarders might feel like something is following them at the Winter X Games. And they'll be right. ESPN is adding camera-carrying drones to its coverage. The network is using the tec...
Some snowboarders might feel like something is following them at the Winter X Games. And they'll be right. ESP...
- Posted on January 22, 2015
What? Another country has run out of fries?
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes. Now they are serving alternatives. Like deep-fr...
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes. Now they are serving alternatives. Like deep-fr...
Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's fran...
- Posted on January 21, 2015
Two men close to completing world's toughest climb
Two men are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world. It's a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite. It's located in California's Yosemite National Park....
Two men are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world. It's a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite. It's located in California's Yosemite National Park....
Two men are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world. It's a free climb of a half-mile sec...
- Posted on January 15, 2015
What's in a name? A free, round-the-world trip!
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth...
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth...
A Toronto man who offered a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has fo...
- Posted on January 14, 2015
Got a cat? There’s an app for that
Laura Fritz's cats will play with her iPad. When they do, something happens. Her fat feline loses the urge to eat. Her scaredy-cat loses his fear. And her youngest just loses interest. Eve...
Laura Fritz's cats will play with her iPad. When they do, something happens. Her fat feline loses the urge to eat. Her scaredy-cat loses his fear. And her youngest just loses interest. Eve...
Laura Fritz's cats will play with her iPad. When they do, something happens. Her fat feline loses the urge to eat. ...
- Posted on January 12, 2015
Hotel’s guests can adopt a dog
At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail. Or a warm lick to the face. A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk. They are wearing an "Adopt Me" vest. This happens ...
At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail. Or a warm lick to the face. A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk. They are wearing an "Adopt Me" vest. This happens ...
At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail. Or a warm lick to the face. A dog will bound out from ...
- Posted on January 8, 2015
It's a first: women race against men in bobsleds
Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States and Kaillie Humphries of Canada have become the first women to race in a four-person bobsled event in the World Cup. The race was held in Calgary, Canada....
Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States and Kaillie Humphries of Canada have become the first women to race in a four-person bobsled event in the World Cup. The race was held in Calgary, Canada....
Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States and Kaillie Humphries of Canada have become the first women to race in a fou...
- Posted on January 6, 2015
What could have been saved in stone 200 years ago?
Crews have removed a time capsule dating back to 1795. It came from the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston. Historians believe it was originally placed by Revolutionary War lumin...
Crews have removed a time capsule dating back to 1795. It came from the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston. Historians believe it was originally placed by Revolutionary War lumin...
Crews have removed a time capsule dating back to 1795. It came from the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse i...
- Posted on January 6, 2015
An ugly Christmas tree gets some love
A city's official Christmas tree has brought plenty of grief. Good grief. The 50-foot spruce has drawn comparisons to the scraggly sapling in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." It has giant bare ...
A city's official Christmas tree has brought plenty of grief. Good grief. The 50-foot spruce has drawn comparisons to the scraggly sapling in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." It has giant bare ...
A city's official Christmas tree has brought plenty of grief. Good grief. The 50-foot spruce has drawn compar...
- Posted on December 23, 2014
“We’re monster trucking the world”
American entertainment has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another American phenomenon is rumbling and its popularity has crossed into other countries. It's monster trucks. ...
American entertainment has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another American phenomenon is rumbling and its popularity has crossed into other countries. It's monster trucks. ...
American entertainment has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another American phenomenon is rumbling ...
- Posted on December 19, 2014
Kobe passes Michael on list of top scoring hoopsters
Kobe Bryant has reached a milestone. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night. It happened in a 100-94 Laker victo...
Kobe Bryant has reached a milestone. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night. It happened in a 100-94 Laker victo...
Kobe Bryant has reached a milestone. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on...
- Posted on December 19, 2014
How can an entire country run out of butter?
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cause for frowning. It is being rationed. Grocery stores are limiting each ...
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cause for frowning. It is being rationed. Grocery stores are limiting each ...
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely ca...
- Posted on December 16, 2014