Think you’re the first person to consider the offensive capabilities of cats and birds in a hypothetical war against
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“Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom,” reports the — wait. Stop. UNICORNS? That’s an actual snippet from a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the state news agency of North Korea.
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Italy’s Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research just published a report that measured psychotropic drugs (including cocaine, nicotine, cannabinoids, and caffeine) in the air in eight major cities: Palermo, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Turin, Milan, Verona, and Naples.
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Maverick, a cat enrolled in the Pet Fit Club, was declared by his vet to be the biggest cat he had ever seen. His owners couldn’t help but give in to his cries for more food than he needed, until he reached the point where he was having trouble breathing. And even for a cat, he was sleeping too much.
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While there is a lot to complain about vis-a-vis Apple Maps, we, as Americans, should really be upset with the new iOS 6 app for what it has done to many of our nation’s most notable landmarks. When Apple showed off its new 3D functionality coming to its iPhones in June, people oohed and ahhed at being able to virtually fly through city scapes. But now that people are downloading the company’s replacement for Google Maps, which people are not happy about at all, the reality is not living up to the hype. To see what this new technology is like like, we went on a roadtrip to some of America’s most famous landmarks in iOS 6. The results are not pretty.
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