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Researchers in China Introduce Jia Jia, the Robot Goddess
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, odd, off-beat )

- 402 days ago -
The team said it took three years to design and complete Jia Jia, who boasts a flexible plastic face, long brown hair, arms that move and eyes that roll naturally.
Happy Dogs & Cat   video
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- 407 days ago -
HAPPY DOGS & CAT in AUSTRALIA - Pharrell Williams "HAPPY" song Now please don't get dizzy! xxoo
Owners Dumped Their Dogs At A Shelter Pretending They Were Strays
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- 414 days ago -
When three young women brought a couple of dogs riddled with skin infections to the shelter, they said they had found them wandering the streets. But they made one glaring mistake. Their names were still on the dog tags.
Electric Fork Adds Taste to Salt-Free Meal
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- 424 days ago -
A prototype of the "electric flavoring fork," which generates a salty taste by stimulating the tongue with electricity, has been developed in Japan.
Timing Is Everything: 10 More Perfectly Timed Photos - Photos - YourLifeChoices
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- 432 days ago -
The people who take these clever photos must have a plan in mind & also a lot of patience to achieve such startling results.
This Entrepreneur Earns More Than $100K A Year Selling Bananas
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- 435 days ago -
In this world of electronic, ethereal communication, itâEUR(TM)s refreshing to receive a physical letter or card. But what
Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year to Be With the Man Who Rescued Him
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Hanna May
- 444 days ago -
So what does a penguin and a bricklayer have in common? According to the Daily Mail, Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, a part time fisherman who lives in an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, found a tiny penguin near death lying
What Only Dog Owners Will Understand...
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Hanna May
- 449 days ago -
Dogs are more complex creatures than we give them credit for, and that complexity may lead to certain annoying yet adorable situations that only those who have lived with dogs will understand. Here are a few examples.
6 Dogs With Unusual Jobs
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Hanna May
- 449 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s not unusual to read about a working dog that herds sheep or guards a facility against intruders. But dogs can perform a wide range of jobs with the right trainingâEUR"or the right public relations. Meet some dogs who have found their calling
Stray Dog Wanders Into Church as Priest Prays for Children With Cancer
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Hanna May
- 463 days ago -
According to the translation, the Father had been conducting a mass at the Catholic church for young cancer victims when a playful puppy entered.
Japanese Tourists Flock to See Hachi, the Cat With Lucky Eyebrows
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- 464 days ago -
Hachi, described in the Mainichi newspaper as an employee of the shop in Mito, Ibaraki prefecture, sports two black markings above her eyes that resemble the kanji character for the number eight, considered a harbinger of good luck in Japan.
My Life in His Paws: We'Ve All Heard of Devoted Dogs. But the Tale of Ted, the Four-Legged Housekeeper and Bodyguard Who Saves H
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, interesting, goodnews, odd, health, safety, pets )

Hanna May
- 468 days ago -
Waking in the middle of the night, IâEUR(TM)m horrified to realise I canâEUR(TM)t breathe or move. My throat is contracting and I canâEUR(TM)t shout for help. IâEUR(TM)m scared witless. I know I donâEUR(TM)t have much time left.

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