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Extinct Piranha Bite Force
2012-12-21 19:16:09

According to a new study, researchers have recorded the first bite-force measurements taken from wild specimens of the largest species of carnivorous piranha.

Piranhas Bark When Arguing Over Dinner
2011-10-13 09:14:33

The Journal of Experimental Biology released a study this week suggesting that piranhas, which have a fearsome reputation, may be more bark than bite.

2009-07-10 22:16:03

Joe Mauer's RBI single put Minnesota ahead in the seventh Friday after the Twins squandered a four-run lead and they held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4. The Twins halted a three-game losing streak and moved within a half game of Chicago for second place in the American League Central. Minnesota struck for four runs in the first inning, two of them coming on a double by Jason Kubel, but Chicago battled back to tie it in the sixth. Reliever Octavio Dotal walked Nick Punto to open the...

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2009-06-25 15:40:00

How did piranhas — the legendary freshwater fish with the razor bite — get their telltale teeth?

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2008-08-11 00:00:00

The beauty of fishing lies in the unexpected. Cast out a line and anything can happen.

2007-08-29 00:13:55

By John McCoy johnmccoy@wvgazette.com When Hunter Aliff's fishing line started dancing up and down, he figured he'd gotten a bite. He figured correctly. In fact, as soon as the 10-year-old angler beached the fish, it bit the line in two.

2006-02-20 19:05:00

Mobile telephone text messaging has become so popular in Britain that millions of users now suffer injuries to their thumbs and fingers because of their love of keeping in touch, according to a survey on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.