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May 9, 2015

Crime doesn't spray: Man pepper-sprays self during robbery

A man is in jail after authorities say he foiled his own robbery by accidentally pepper-spraying himself. The Register-Herald reports that 43-year-old Michael Kevin Meadows of West Virginia was arrested Wednesday for attempted robbery. Authorities say a man went into a pharmacy in Beaver ...

Britain debuts first Princess Charlotte souvenirs: mugs

May 7, 2015

Britain debuts first Princess Charlotte souvenirs: mugs

The first souvenirs commemorating the birth of Princess Charlotte were rolling off the production lines on Wednesday, in a race to fill London tourist shops and meet online orders. The family-run business Prince William Pottery in Liverpool, northwest England, began printing mugs as quick ...

Apr 22, 2015

Google to help search for Scotland's Loch Ness monster

Those keen to search for Scotland’s mythical Loch Ness monster can do so from anywhere in the world after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake. The Street View series includes the ancient Urquhart Castle seen from the water, ...

Puppy dog eye contact: the hormonal stuff of bonding

Apr 17, 2015

Puppy dog eye contact: the hormonal stuff of bonding

Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters’ brains that helps them bond, a study says. And owners can do a similar trick in return, the researchers found. This two-way street evidently began when ...