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Squirrels are in hot demand in Russia, not for fur or food, but as pets.  Moscow’s Ecological Control Department spokesperson Alexei Gorelov said people are snatching the bushy-tailed animal because they can get as much as 5,000 rubles, about USD 143.  Some criminals have made it their profession to...
A massive swarm of locust has descended onto Egypt, hitting much of the Giza area and the fertile Nile farming areas. Is this how it happened When Moses warned the pharaoh? According to Egyptian government figured, an estimated 30-50 million locust have invaded from the west and landed along the...
A British court has sentenced 23-year-old Laura Cunliffe to 14 weeks in jail for microwaving her cat to death. During the trial, animal health specialists testified that the cat died a slow and painful death as its organs and brain were slowly cooked while it was alive and conscious. Her family...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/A Japanese manufacturer, Triumph, has developed an "Ice Bra" meant to help female residents cope with Japan's hot summers and still save electricity. The new bra contains pre-packed ice packets molded into the shape of the bra and is meant to provide a comfortable alternative and to keep cool while...
A man, Jose Ivan, who washed up on a reef in the Marshall Islands in a 24-foot fiberglass boat extraordinarily emaciated and wearing only ragged underwear claims he survived by eating fish and drinking turtle blood.  Ivan reports that he and a friend left Mexico for El Salvador before...
According to Yellowstone National Park officials, the super-volcano below the park isn’t about to erupt.  That’s the message park rangers and geologist is putting out to counter a video that went viral showing bison fleeing the immediate area and a recent 4.8 magnitude earthquake this past Sunday.  There is...
Police in Texas arrested 39-year-old Kisha Young after she was caught driving with 6 kids on the roof, hood, and trunk of her car.  According to the police report, Young was driving her four children and two other children from a local pool back to her home in Crowley, Texas. Police...
Holly Madison recently took out a $1 million insurance policy on her breasts. She claims she did that for herself as well as others who appear on "Peepshow", her Las Vegas production show. She'll be performing in parts of the show topless, which she thinks necessitated the policy. In an...
Researchers questing to find out when humans and cats began cohabitating have been doing DNA sampling of thousands of cats around the world and believe they have stumped upon the oldest bloodline of feline known to exist. This cat was found in the country of Jordan and is already 16...
Orlando, Fla. A new study finds Florida ranks 32nd in its readiness to defend itself against a zombie attack compared to all 50 states, according to Estately, which also said Alaska was most likely to survive such an attack. The study examined the number of active military personnel in a state, the...