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  • Top 10 Things that Make Humans Special

    11/11/2009 7:11:15 AM PST · by wildbill · 17 replies · 899+ views
    Live Science ^ | Nov. 2009 | Charles Choi
    Humans are unusual animals by any stretch of the imagination, ones that have changed the face of the world around us. What makes us so special when compared to the rest of the animal kingdom? Some things we take completely for granted might surprise you. -
  • Dog domestication likely started in N. Africa

    08/03/2009 6:19:19 PM PDT · by decimon · 15 replies · 944+ views
    Discovery ^ | Aug 3, 2009 | Jennifer Viegas
    A Basenji is a dog breed indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa. Humans might have first domesticated dogs from wolves in Africa, with Egypt being one possibility, since wolves are native to that region. Modern humans originated in Africa, and now it looks like man's best friend first emerged there too. An extensive genetic study on the ancestry of African village dogs points to a Eurasian — possibly North African — origin for the domestication of dogs. Prior research concluded that dogs likely originated in East Asia. However, this latest study, the most thorough investigation ever on the ancestry of African village...
  • 'Wolf-like' creature terrifies motorists(UK)

    06/29/2006 6:01:42 PM PDT · by Marius3188 · 26 replies · 1,715+ views ^ | 28 June 2006 |
    The Beast of Cannock Chase is back - and on the hard-shoulder. Motorists on Junction 10A of the M6, near Cannock, jammed Highways Agency helplines on Wednesday morning, with reports of a 'wolf-like creature' racing between lanes at rush hour. Motorists looked on in disbelief as the three-foot long creature, described as 'greyish black', raced between lanes, dodging stunned motorists before diving for cover in nearby trees. Highways Agency staff joined motorway police to hunt for the creature and later stated the 'beast' was likely to be a husky dog. But a spokesperson at Saga Radio, whose eye-in-the-sky traffic reports...
  • Singer-Songwriter Warren Zevon Dead at 56

    09/08/2003 10:03:54 AM PDT · by archy · 15 replies · 485+ views
    Associated Press via Fox News ^ | Monday , September 08, 2003 | AP staff
    <p>LOS ANGELES — Warren Zevon, who wrote and sang the rock hit "Werewolves of London" and was among the wittiest and most original of a broad circle of singer-songwriters to emerge from Los Angeles in the 1970s, died at his home after a 12-month battle with cancer. He was 56.</p>