Town mails dog doo back to owners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE LOCAL, SPAIN) — A Madrid town hall recently came up with a ground breaking campaign to sort out the problem of dog poo on its streets: officials more…

Guiding light for EMP, storm disasters

by Creek Stewart -- It's impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect world. Sometimes you just have to go MacGyver and solve common problems by using the resources you have on more…

Python hunter finds plane-crash jewelry?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — MIAMI (AP) — Like most people who signed up for Florida's official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades more…

Faceless dog heals, heads home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Veterinarians and caregivers at UC Davis bid farewell Monday to the faceless wonder dog who drew international attention after she leaped on a speeding motorcycle more…

'It would be like losing a child'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Five years ago, a female deer was hit outside of a Michigan couple's home in Genesee County.  The deer suddenly went into labor and gave more…

Town bans No. 4 from postal addresses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TORONTO STAR) — Richmond Hill, long a haven for triskaidekaphobics who fear the number 13, has made a civic offering to tetraphobics who shudder at the thought of more…

MSNBC 'not the place' for breaking news

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) At MSNBC they view it as rooting against death and destruction: the last thing the channel wants is more months like the last two, filled more…