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Posted January 19, 2014 by Arnold Carreiro

Australian Scientists are planning to place tiny microchips on the backs
of 5,000 honey bees soon in an effort to learn where the little
stingers go in an effort to combat colony collapse disorder. Do you
think the scientists on the low end of the totem pole have to stick the
chips on the stinging bugs?

Posted January 18, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

For children a stuffed animal is just as real to them as a living and breathing one. When 9-year-old Joshua Wade had to go into the hospital he wasn't about to go alone. His best friend, Wolf, had to go with him. Not only was Wolf an extra bit of courage a boy needs in a scary situation, the stuffed animal was also in need of surgery. Joshua was very disappointed when his parents told him that the surgeons couldn't help Wolf.

Posted January 18, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

It's not the sort of story you hear every day. Last September a wild boar wandered into a campsite in Australia, discovered the campers' stash of beer and went hog wild on a bender that led him to consume 18 beers, Perhaps he thought he had actually wandered into a weekend frat party. Maybe he thought he was at a Bar Mitzvah with an open bar (wait! he's not kosher!). Either way he really made a pig of himself,

Posted January 17, 2014 by Ron Callari

For those who lack the living quarters or have parents who will not allow a pet in the house, Animin Augmented
Reality (AR) pets might be your solution. These are virtual companions
you can actually play with and care for. The tech company that created
them has used augmented reality technology to allow digital pets to
literally roam around in the real world.

Posted January 17, 2014 by Laurie Kay Olson

When your beloved dog goes missing and you don't really have the money to offer a reward what do you do? You get creative and think laterally. That's exactly what one woman in Ohio did after her dogs (from A to Z) got out though an opened gate to go walk about. While the wayward Ajna was quickly found, Zoro turned out to be much more elusive.

Posted January 17, 2014 by John P. Barker

This informative (and well-made) video will show you why it is a good idea to stay away from elephants when in the wild.

Posted January 16, 2014 by Arnold Carreiro

While the specific stats found from the study really are fascinating, I
certainly don’t think that anyone thought that starfish had anything
close to what humans would call “a good sense of sight” in the first

Posted January 15, 2014 by Arnold Carreiro

That’s right armchair herpetologists! Alligators, crocodiles and other
crocodilians will go way out of their way to eat some fruit for a
complete, balanced and healthy diet. While that fact is really cool on
its own, we all just want to watch giant gators chomp down watermelons,