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Want a job with no pay, lousy hours and stinky?
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Would you go bowling if they changed the rules?
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How do you cheer up an unhappy ape? With a harp!
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US, Canada women's bobsled stars eager to race men
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How can a piece of glass be a piece of art?
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Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
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Pots, pans, dolls, games up for toy hall of fame
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Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz
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Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black
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Do you know what it takes to be an American citizen?
Want a job with no pay, lousy hours and stinky?
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country doesn't sound very appealing. But thousands of volunteers answer the call every day. "I don't know how we could function without volunteers,...
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues across the country doesn't sound very appealing. But thousands of volunteers answer the call every day. "I don't know how we could function without volunteers,...
Help Wanted: No pay, hours can be lousy, and sometimes it stinks. That plea from animal shelters and rescues a...
- Posted on October 1, 2014
Would you go bowling if they changed the rules?
About a month and a half ago, Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it through most of the afternoon before Jonsson, the secretary general of the World Tenpin Bowling Association, looked at Dornberger, the presid...
About a month and a half ago, Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in Hong Kong. They made it through most of the afternoon before Jonsson, the secretary general of the World Tenpin Bowling Association, looked at Dornberger, the presid...
About a month and a half ago, Kevin Dornberger and his Swedish friend Christer Jonsson were watching a tournament in ...
- Posted on October 1, 2014
How do you cheer up an unhappy ape? With a harp!
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often seemed to lack energy. Her solution was a little music. Now Tacheny, a volunteer, plays once a month for ...
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys often seemed to lack energy. Her solution was a little music. Now Tacheny, a volunteer, plays once a month for ...
Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where sh...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
US, Canada women's bobsled stars eager to race men
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to jump in a bobsled and compete against men on an icy track. That time might have arrived. So Meyers Taylor was thrilled with the announcement that bobsled's governing body will consider the 4-man event gender neutral. It'...
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to jump in a bobsled and compete against men on an icy track. That time might have arrived. So Meyers Taylor was thrilled with the announcement that bobsled's governing body will consider the 4-man event gender neutral. It'...
Elana Meyers Taylor has long wanted a chance to jump in a bobsled and compete against men on an icy track. Tha...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
How can a piece of glass be a piece of art?
A huge grin appears on the face of glass artist Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres of glass, making a popping sound. Davis is a glassblower by trade. He uses a sabre of flame made of liquid oxygen and propane to manipulate glass into elabor...
A huge grin appears on the face of glass artist Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres of glass, making a popping sound. Davis is a glassblower by trade. He uses a sabre of flame made of liquid oxygen and propane to manipulate glass into elabor...
A huge grin appears on the face of glass artist Jonathan Michael Davis. He is burning hole after hole through spheres...
- Posted on September 30, 2014
Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for hours. No people or pets were injured. But the hunt for the 2-year-old cougar caused quite a commotio...
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for hours. No people or pets were injured. But the hunt for the 2-year-old cougar caused quite a commotio...
A young mountain lion was let back into the wild Monday, a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and f...
- Posted on September 25, 2014
Pots, pans, dolls, games up for toy hall of fame
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Those humble contenders are up against American Girl dolls, the board game Operation and several return nominees. Those include little green Army men and bubbles....
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Those humble contenders are up against American Girl dolls, the board game Operation and several return nominees. Those include little green Army men and bubbles....
Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame. ...
- Posted on September 24, 2014
Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz
Kids, singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you. They want you to listen to their new jazz album. The Grammy Award winners say they hope "Cheek to Cheek," an album featuring selections from the Great American Songbook, will turn younger people on to jazz music...
Kids, singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you. They want you to listen to their new jazz album. The Grammy Award winners say they hope "Cheek to Cheek," an album featuring selections from the Great American Songbook, will turn younger people on to jazz music...
Kids, singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you. They want you to listen to their new jazz album. ...
- Posted on September 23, 2014
Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. The fast-food chain has added black cheese and deep...
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. The fast-food chain has added black cheese and deep...
The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a sl...
- Posted on September 23, 2014
Do you know what it takes to be an American citizen?
Three former South Carolina governors are leading an effort to have high school students take a citizenship test. The following are 25 of the questions they'd be asked. They are among the 100 questions on a list that federal officers use when testing immigrants seeking citizenship....
Three former South Carolina governors are leading an effort to have high school students take a citizenship test. The following are 25 of the questions they'd be asked. They are among the 100 questions on a list that federal officers use when testing immigrants seeking citizenship....
Three former South Carolina governors are leading an effort to have high school students take a citizenship test. The...
- Posted on September 22, 2014
Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk
Nik Wallenda is a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire. Now he now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. The chance to walk between buildings 50 stories above the Windy Cit...
Nik Wallenda is a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire. Now he now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. The chance to walk between buildings 50 stories above the Windy Cit...
Nik Wallenda is a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire. Now he now has his sights on...
- Posted on September 22, 2014