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2008-12-08 15:05:00

Researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria, suggest that dogs have a sense of fairness and jealousy. The team found that dogs would stop doing a simple task when not rewarded if another dog, which continues to be rewarded, is present "” demonstrating a sensitivity in dogs that was only previously found in primates. "Animals react to inequity," said Dr. Friederike Range, who lead a team of researchers testing animals at the school's Clever Dog Lab. "To avoid stress, we should try...

2008-12-05 15:51:48

An obese dog survived a night outside in Wisconsin because its fat provided insulation protecting it from temperatures so cold it was frozen to the pavement. Carey Payne, a manager at the Sheboygan County Humane Society shelter, said that she and other employees poured warm water on the animal to free it Thursday morning, The Sheboygan (Wis.) Press reported. The dog's owner faces charges of animal neglect. She told police she had been unable to get the dog inside Wednesday night. Police found...

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2008-10-21 09:10:00

Canadian scientists said Monday that more than one third of all heart attacks worldwide are caused by "Western" diets containing high amounts of meat, salt and fried foods. Their research found that people who had diets based on meat, eggs and junk food were more likely to have heart attacks, while those who consumed more vegetables and fruits lowered their risk. The study of 52 countries supports previous findings that animal fats and junk food can cause heart disease, especially heart...

2008-10-15 09:00:23

Healthy Fast Food has announced that through U-Swirl International, its wholly owned subsidiary, it has acquired the worldwide rights to the U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt concept. With the acquisition complete, Healthy Fast Food is anticipating rolling out the concept, starting in the Las Vegas valley, with multiple corporate stores open by spring 2009 and with plans on having a franchise program in place by the end of 2008. Hank Cartwright, CEO of Healthy Fast Food, said: "We are very excited...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

Healthy Fast Food, Inc. (OTCBB:HFFI) (OTCBB:HFFIW) (OTCBB:HFFIZ), announced today that through U-SWIRL International, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, it has acquired the worldwide rights to the U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt(SM) concept. With the acquisition complete, Healthy Fast Food is anticipating rolling out the concept, starting in the Las Vegas valley, with multiple corporate stores open by spring 2009 and with plans on having a franchise program in place by the end of 2008. "We are...

2008-10-04 18:00:11

By Jenny Longhurst WHEN Grace Kerrywas growing up in Nigeria, her main diet was made up of rice, yams, plantain, fish from the River Niger and the wild mangoes that fell off the trees. Some rice dishes, such as the stew below, were for high days, holidays and special visitors and once in a while there would be smoked beef, goat's meat or chicken. "Everything was cooked from scratch using lots and lots of fresh herbs," said Grace from Aberporth Road, Gabalfa, Cardiff, who has just...

2008-09-22 09:00:58

Healthy Fast Food, Inc. (OTCBB:HFFI) (OTCBB:HFFIW) (OTCBB:HFFIZ), announced today that it will acquire the worldwide rights to the U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt(SM) concept, with the intention of franchising the self-serve yogurt cafe into a national chain. The U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt concept will be owned by U-SWIRL International, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food, Inc. "We have been watching the frozen yogurt segment and saw the opportunity for the right team to roll out...

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2008-07-18 00:25:00

A Beijing law has made it illegal to have dogs larger than 35 centimeters (1.1 foot) tall. Any dogs larger than that are subject to being put down by authorities. Dog lovers in China regularly complain about Beijing's strict laws against large dogs. They believe the law harks back to the belief of past communist leader Mao Zedong who believed that people who kept dogs as pets were timewasters. As pet ownership in China booms, Beijing dog owners are upset over the city law on large dogs, and...

2008-07-11 15:00:02

The Beijing Restaurant Association has notified restaurants under contract for the Summer Olympics that dog meat cannot be served during the games. The association, which has government backing, has advised other restaurants that many foreigners find eating dog offensive and suggested that they take it off the menu, The Daily Telegraph reported. Dog has never been a part of Beijing-style cuisine. But the capital is home to a growing number of Korean restaurants, which serve dog, and the...

2008-07-11 06:00:00

Gourmets with a special predilection for dog meat will be disappointed if they come to the Chinese capital in the coming two months, according to a Beijing Tourism Bureau official on Friday. Xiong Yumei, the bureau's vice director, said if a customer ordered dog meat restaurant staff should "patiently" suggest another entree. "Conflicts should be avoided," she stressed. Earlier, the Beijing Catering Trade Association (BETA) issued a circular that forbade all 112-designated restaurants to...


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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2007-01-21 19:39:25

The dog is a type of canid, a mammal in the order Carnivora. The term includes both wild (feral) and domestic variants, but commonly excludes other canids such as wolves. Over time, the dog has developed into hundreds of breeds with a great degree of variation. Intelligence Among dog lovers, dogs are generally valued for their intelligence. Both anecdotal evidence and scientific research suggest that dogs have a reasonably high intelligence. This intelligence is expressed...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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