Cats, dogs on menu in heart of Europe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) MAINZ, Germany — Animal-rights activists in Switzerland want to ban cooked cat and sausages made from dog meat, traditional dishes they claim are still enjoyed by more…

Media stars reveal what's really going on in Ferguson

by Kathy Shaidle -- [caption id="attachment_1464935" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Police car burning in Ferguson, Missouri[/caption] Michael Savage Savage marked the Thanksgiving holiday by expressing his gratitude to his large and growing radio audience, more…

Snow plow buries boys in parking lot

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks more…

Turkey on your table not like its ancestors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discovery) The estimated 45 million turkeys that many Americans eat on Thanksgiving are genetically distinct from their wild turkey ancestors. "Ancient turkeys weren't your Butterball," Rob Fleischer, head more…

Finding aliens harder now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) No wonder life is crammed into every niche on the planet. DNA can survive blasting into space and back on the outside of a rocket. Cora more…

Thanksgiving science: Gratitude is good for you

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) Thanksgiving may be the only major American holiday focused on giving thanks for all of life's blessings, but gratitude isn't just a good excuse for chowing down more…