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Guide Dog for a Blind Dog

A guide dog is not news, but a guide dog for a dog? Now that’s neat! Here’s a heartwarming story of a blind dog and its guide dog: It was a rough life for Tanner, a blind Golden Retriever suffering [...]

The Story Behind ‘The Best NYT Correction Ever’

You laughed at the correction we posted yesterday,  but now we have the full story. The author of the New York Times article, Amy Harmon, explained how it all came about. The Times’ rule is, we correct anything that is wrong, no matter how small or seemingly silly. And I don’t know any of my colleagues [...]

Rare Electric-Blue Lobster

Only one in four million lobsters is blue, a genetic mutation in coloring that makes for an interesting-looking creature. This blue lobster was caught Wednesday off the shores of Prince Edward Island, the only one since 2009. Blair Doucette, the fisherman who nabbed the beauty, says he has never caught a blue lobster in his [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Supreme Court Scandals

It’s no secret that I love Robert Schnakenberg’s Secret Lives series, so when I recently spotted Secret Lives of the Supreme Court, I snapped it up. There are plenty of fascinating tidbits to share, but let’s start with the scandalous ones. Here are 10 of the biggest shockers to ever rock the bench. 1. Thus far, [...]

The Quick 10: Pam Anderson: Literary Genius (and Nine Other Celeb Authors)

It seems like once you’re a celebrity, you can pursue any venture you want to whether you have the talent for it or not (Lauren Conrad, anyone?). But there are a few stars out there who really are multi-talented. There are a few of those on this list… and a few of the former. 1. [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Failed Assassination Attempts

Today happens to be the anniversary of the day Sara Jane Moore tried to take President Ford out in 1975, so we’re revisiting an old post on assassinations. Had it not been for the quick thinking of the guy next to Moore, Nelson Rockefeller would have been president and who knows where history would have [...]